Laertes and Hamlet begin their jousting duel to settle their conflicts. Unfortunately, Queen Gertrude ends up drinking the poisonous wine and dies. Laertes scratches Hamlet with the poisonous sword but he also mistakenly scratches himself with it too.
Laertes tells Hamlet that the sword is poisonous and that they both are going to die. Before he could pass away, Hamlet slays King Claudius with the poisonous sword and forces him to drink the wine to die quickly. Hamlet and Laertes make amends for their uncivil actions towards each other and bond over their common mission in seeking revenge for their deceased fathers.
Before Hamlet dies, he tells Horatio to allow Fortinbras to take on Denmark as his own kingdom due to his experience as royalty. Fortinbras not only accepts the offer, but organizes a grand funeral for Hamlet.