|“||I'm Eret. Son of Eret. Greatest Dragon Trapper in all the land!||„|
Eret, also known as Son of Eret, is a recurring character in the How to Train Your Dragon animated franchise, serving as a former supporting antagonist and later supporting character of How to Train Your Dragon 2, and a minor character of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
Eret is a 25-year-old dragon hunter who works with Drago Bludvist. He is an experienced dragon trapper who captures dragons, them gives them to Drago. Afraid of incurring Drago's wrath, Eret still holds a scar from when he failed to meet Drago's demands.
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He first appears trapping Astrid's dragon Stormfly. Eret explains the situation and how Drago intends to conquer everything using his dragon army. Even after they escape, Eret swears he'll capture them. Ruffnut is notably attracted to him.
After failing to inform Drago of the dragon riders at Berk, Drago attempts to execute Eret. Stormfly saves his life, showing him the compassion of dragons. Realizing that Drago is a power-hungry monster only out for his own, and Stormfly's willingness to save his life, Eret is spurred to reform and sticks to the side of Hiccup for the rest of the movie.