The Giant is an unseen character mentioned in Puss in Boots, where he was the former owner of an abandoned castle. There a giant goose named Great Terror resides with the Golden Goose.

He is based on the giant from the fairytale "Jack and the Beanstalk".


  • The Giant was considered to make a cameo in the first Shrek film, being seen falling to his death in the background. However this idea was cut along with other fairy tale characters.
  • He makes a cameo as a wanted poster in the Shrek 2 PC game.
  • He is an ogre in some versions of the fairytale.
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