A nobleman and a commander in the King of Scotland army. Have the appropriate features to be a King: brave, intelligent, bold with self-confidence. The witches predict that he will not become a king, but will give birth to kings.
Unlike Macbeth that is easily tempted to believe the witches prophecy, Banquo resist the temptation ("Merciful powers,
Restrain in me the cursed thoughts that nature
Gives way to in repose!" (Act II, Scene One). He remained a moral to the end of play