Korath, a powerful ally of the villainous Ronan, is a feared intergalactic hunter. Korath is a pursuer who is dedicated to the kill and focuses only on one thing—his target.
- “You will never make it to Ronan.”
- ―Korath to Star-Lord during the Battle of Xandar
In Morag, Korath leads an army of Sakaarans on that plant that find Star-Lord, who had already found the Orb. Korath attempts to capture Star-Lord but Star-Lord escapes. When his master decides to betray Thanos, he worries because Thanos is too powerful but Ronan tells him not to worry with the Orb at his disposal, the Mad Titan is not a threat.
Korath is a subordinate of Thanos, who was tasked to retrieve the Cosmic Seed and bring it to him.