Origin #1 (1987 Live-Action Movie):
He is sent with Blade, Karg, and Beast Man to obtain the Cosmic Key from Earth. He is mute throughout his scenes and only expresses himself through hissing. His role in the film is fairly brief, as he is killed off early into the film after failing Skeletor in a mission to Earth. In the film, Saurod payed the price for the failure of the mercenary band, he is incinerated alive by a burning energy bolt from Skeletor's hand.
Origin #2 (UK Magazines, Marvel Comics & US Magazines):
In the comic, Saurod is not killed. He makes more appearences in the comic book series.
Origin #3 (MOTUC Bios):
A Klybian Lizard Man from the planet Draphos, Saurod the Terrible broke out of Prison Star and rode a meteor shower across the solar system to Eternia. As one of the three reptilian races whose DNA was spliced to create the Snake Men, Saurod is a natural enemy of King Hssss and eagerly joined with his enemies. He was recruited by Skeletor in an attempt to boost his forces against his former master Hordak. Saurod fought for Skeletor during the Second Ultimate Battleground, slaying many snake warriors including Sssqueeze and Snake Face in hand to hand combat. Using his laser, Saurod also tried to steal the cosmic key from Gwildor to back in time and prevent the dilution of his species.
Trivia (Clawful94): He appeared in the Masters Of The Universe live action movie, portrayed by actor: Pons Mar. He also appeared in Mini Comics, Comics and Magazines.
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