The Weird sisters predicting the battle between themselves and Macbeth. They meet him after the battle is over.
Duncan, King of Scotland, meets a wounded captain. The captain reports that Macbeth has defeated the rebellion of Highlanders and Islanders, led by Macdonwald and announces him as the new Thane of Cawdors.
The Weird Sisters were awaiting the arrival of Macbeth and Banquo . Each of the witches greet Macbeth as the king, which made him confused.
Duncan thanks Macbeth for his victories and announces to him his new position as Thane of Cawdor.
Lady Macbeth learns of the letter from her husband, telling of the witches' prophecy. She wants to carry out the murder of Duncan by calling the evil spirits. She tells her husband to leave everything on her.
Duncan arrives and is greeted by Lady Macbeth. Duncan then compliments her on her husband's bravery. Macbeth changes his mind of murder going ahead. His wife is very scornful towards him, but she tells him, but she tells him her plan. Now he is determined to carry out the murder.