Mother Brain is the main antagonist of the first Metroid (1986) game and the leader of the so-called Space Pirates in the series. She was defeated by Samus Aran but survived and returned again as the final boss and main antagonist in Super Metroid (1994). Mother Brain is also the final boss in Metroid: Zero Mission (2004) and returned as well in Metroid: Other M (2010).

Mother Brain can also be seen in some of the Super Smash Bros. games and is the bizarre main antagonist in the Captain N cartoon series that run from 1989-1991. 




Mother Brain from the Metroid Games: an Overview

Charactername: Mother Brain   Developed /Created by Nintendo 
Gameseries: Metroid   First seen on: NES 
First Game:  Metroid   Year first seen: 1986 
Last Game: Metroid: Other M (2010)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Antagonist      
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Mother Brain from Metroid




Mother Brain in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Mother Brain is a part of our Super Metroid Anniversary Tribute Project from 2014 of course 🙂


Selected Fan Art of Mother Brain


Mother Brain

by Green Mamba



Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Mother Brain

19.03.2018 – Creation of Mother Brain’s Gallery and DB Entry