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District 3 male (74th HG)

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District 3 male
Tribute D3 male
Age 14 (film)
Occupation Tribute
Home District 3
Gender Male
Height 5'7
Weapon Mines (book and film)
Spear (film)
Throwing Axe (film)
Fate Deceased
Appearances The Hunger Games
Portrayed by Ian Nelson

The District 3 male who participated in the 74th Hunger Games. As he was from District 3, he was skilled in technology, specifically explosives a trait often associated with tributes from his district.

74th Hunger GamesEdit

District 3 Tribute parade

The District 3 tributes in their parade costumes.

Tribute ParadeEdit

In the film, the District 3 tributes wore silver costumes and silver headresses to represent the workings of electronic devices during the Tribute Parade. In the tribute parade he is the only tribute who doesn't greet the Capitol's people.

Training Edit


Glimmer and the District 3 male in line for the Gauntlet


The District 3 and 9 males light a fire.

The District 3 male was first seen in the Training Center working with the District 9 male to create a fire, and quickly backed away when the fire ignited. He also showed concern when his district partner was injured in training, but laughed reluctantly when Glimmer elbowed him, probably to make the Careers like him.


In the interviews, the District 3 male wore a yellow suit with a black shirt under it. Katniss said that there was nothing special about his interview.

Cornucopia bloodbathEdit


The District 7 girl fighting the District 3 boy

During the initial bloodbath, the District 3 male participated and fought for supplies. He was presumably a slow runner, because he was very slow at running to the cornucopia. He stole the District 7 female's throwing axe, but Marvel tried to steal it, but the District 3 male didn't let go, which made Marvel swing his heavy backpack at the tribute's face, causing him to fall over crates and let it go. He is later seen fighting the District 7 female over another backpack, while Thresh is running out of the Cornucopia. While his district partner was killed, he managed to survive and escape with a spear and a black backpack.

The GamesEdit

As shown in The Hunger Games film, at the time of the wild fire, The District 3 Male was outside the northern part of the Cornucopia. By day eight, he had joined the career pack and booby-trapped the area right around the Cornucopia with land mines he had dug up and then re-armed, which Katniss said in the book that he probably knew due to the fact that he was from District 3 which produces technology. Katniss Everdeen discovered the minefield after observing Foxface steal supplies from the Careers, while Rue distracted the other careers with several fires. In the film, he was left behind to guard. In the novel, the Careers told him to come with them to look for Rue. 

District 3 Male Guarding Supplies

The District 3 male at the career's camp.

While Marvel, Clove, and Cato were hunting for Rue, Foxface stole supplies from the Careers, jumping around the mines in what Katniss described as a sort of "dance". As Foxface ran away behind the District 3 male, he looked around to see who was there and followed Foxface into the woods to take her down. Katniss blew up the Careers supplies by shooting a suspended bag of apples with her arrows when he left, which in turn set off the mines he planted, destroying everything. After the explosion, the District 3 male came back and saw the blown-up supplies. When the Careers returned, Cato confronted the District 3 male and took the only way of protection he had (a spear) and in a fit of rage he snapped his neck, as Katniss watched on from behind nearby bushes. He placed 9th out of 24.


After his death, the District 3 male, like the twenty other fallen tributes, probably had his DNA mixed with that of a wolf, to form a muttation which had similar characteristics as the deceased tributes. It is unknown if his mutt survived the final battle.


The District 3 male's Tribute Identification Card.


  • In the film it is shown that he weighs 120 pounds, same as his district partner. He is also 14 years old in the film.
  • His odds of winning were initially 20-1 and later 22-1 the only tribute to have his odds going down instead of improving.
  • When all the tributes are standing on their platforms, he is seen standing next to his district partner.
  • In the bloodbath he fights with Marvel for an axe and the District 7 female for a backpack and for a spear.
  • He was the highest placing unnamed tribute, not including Foxface as she had a nickname and, in the movie, was called Finch. 
  • In the Tribute Guide, his height is said to be 4'8, but when he is seen fighting with the District 7 female, he is taller; his actual height is 5'7.
  • By closely observing the trailer of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" it can be noted that while visiting District 3 on Katniss' and Peeta's victory tour that only a woman is standing on the pedestal, preserved for the family members of a death tribute. The woman could possibly be his mother, meaning the tribute doesn't have a father or siblings.
  • He survived for 8 days in the book and for 6 days in the film.
  • He had the lowest odds of all the cornucopia survivors excluding Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark.
  • In the novels, he, Beetee and Wiress were all described by Katniss to have ashen skin. This was probably a characteristic of the District 3 people

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