|Character in the series Avatar|
|Alternative Name||Twinkle Toes (by)|
|Hair Color||Black (typically shaven)|
|Position||Fully Realized Avatar|
|First Appearance||"The Boy in the Iceberg"|
|Voice Actor||Zach Tyler Eisen|
Aang was a male Air Nomad born in 12 BSC and the Avatar during the century-long conflict known as the Hundred Year War. His immediate predecessor was Avatar , and his immediate successor is Avatar . During his lifetime, Aang, like all Avatars, was the only person capable of using all four bending disciplines: airbending, waterbending, earthbending, and firebending. He was also one of a select few Avatars, and one of the first in many cycles to learn the ancient art of energybending, and the first Avatar known to have actively used the technique.
Shortly before the beginning of the Hundred Year War, Aang was frozen in an iceberg for a hundred years; he emerged, still biologically twelve years old, into a world engulfed by war. During his absence, the had waged war upon the other nations and managed to completely wipe out the pacifistic Air Nomads. It fell to Aang, the last airbender and the Avatar, to put a stop to the War by mastering the other three elements and defeating Fire Lord . He remained something of a kind, goofy kid at heart throughout this year-long struggle, despite the overwhelming loss of his people and the heavy burdens he had been forced to bear. After his victory over the Phoenix King, Aang began a romantic relationship with his close friend, . The couple eventually married and raised a family of three children: Kya (a waterbender), Bumi (a non-bender), and the youngest, Tenzin (an airbender).
Aang was born to two unknown Air Nomads in 12 BSC, though the monks of the  As an Air Nomad, Aang traveled extensively around the world. During his childhood, Aang was housed, raised, and educated at the Southern Air Temple, under the guardianship of Monk , who served as his father figure, counselor, and tutor. As a child, Aang was a member of the Air Scouts, where he learned essential skills such as how to tie reins to a bison's horns with the bison horn knot. During these early years of life, Aang had to pick four toys from amongst thousands, and chose the Avatar relics, proving himself to be the Avatar, even if he himself did not know it yet. When Aang turned six years old, he and several other young Air Nomad boys were taken to the where they each chose a as their life long companion. Aang approached his soon-to-be pet sky bison and offered him an apple, which Appa accepted, thus marking the start of their deep, lifelong friendship.took him away after discovering his identity as the Avatar.