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Characters: Bakugan


Note: This Page Is Organized According To Their Roles In Mechtanium Surge.

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Team Battle Brawlers

     Dan & Drago 

Dan Kuso (Yuu Kobayashi and Scott McCord) & Pyrus Dragonoid ‘Drago’ (Keiji Fujiwara & Jason Deline)


Choji ‘Marucho’ Marakura (Ryō Hirohashi & Joanne Vanicola) & Preyas/Angelo/Diablo/Elfin/Akwimos/Tristar


Shun Kazami (Chihiro Suzuki & Zachary Bennet) & Skyress/Ingram/Hawktor/Taylean

     Spectra/Keith Ferman & Helios 

Spectra Phantom/Keith Ferman & Helios

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     Chan Lee & Fourtress 

Chan Lee (Miyuki Sawashiro & Stephanie Mills) & Fourtress (Susumu Akagi)

Debuted In: Battle Brawlers

  • Action Girl <—> Faux Action Girl: Zigzagged. When introduced, Chan is said to be the third-highest ranked brawler in the world, but she loses all of her on-screen battles. On the other hand, however, she's shown to be quite proficient at martial arts and saves Joe from Hal-G at one point by using it.
  • Anime Chinese Girl: Chan.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Chan gets brainwashed by Naga at one point.
  • Detached Sleeves: Chan wears these with her outfit in the first season.
  • Hot-Blooded: Both Chan and Fourtress.
  • Official Couple: With Joe, as of the end of Battle Brawlers.

     Paige & Boulderon 

Paige (Annick Obonsawin) & Boulderon (Ron Pardo)

Debuted In: Mechtanium Surge

     Rafe & Wolfurio 

Rafe(Andrew Craig) & Wolfurio (Andrew Jackson)

Debuted In: Mechtanium Surge



Debuted in: Mechtanium Surge



Debuted in: Mechtanium Surge

     Fabia & Aranaut 

Fabia Sheen (Stephanie Mills) & Aranaut

Debuted In: Gundalian Invaders

     Jake & Coredem 

Jake Vallory (Dan Petronivejic) & Coredem

Debuted In: Gundalian Invaders

     Ren & Linehalt 

Debuted In: Gundalian Invaders

Ren Krawler ( David Reale & Pete Curgno) & Linehalt

     Julie & Gorem 

Julie Heyward (Riza Mizuno & Katie Griffin) & Gorem (Hiroki Yasumoto & Stephen Hart)

Debuted In: Battle Brawlers

     Mira & Wilda 

Mira Fermen (Risa Yukino & Alyson Court) & Wilda (Ron Pardo)

Debuted In: New Vestroia

     Baron & Nemus 

Baron Letloy (Ryuichi Kobota & Cameron Kennedy) & Nemus (Ron Pardo)

Debuted In: New Vestroia

     Ace & Percival 

Ace Grit (Yasuaki Takumi & Alex House) & Percival (Scott Mccord)

Debuted In: New Vestroia

     Runo & Tigrerra 

Debuted In: Battle Brawlers

Runo Misaki (Eri Sendai & Julie Lemieux) & Tigrerra (Atsushi Ono & Joanne Vannicola)

     Alice & Hydranoid 

Alice Gehabich (Mamiko Noto & Emilie Claire Barlow) & Hydranoid (Izo Oikawa & Craig Marshal)

Debuted In: Battle Brawlers

  • Cool Big Sis: To the entire team, but largely to Runo and Shun.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Both Alice and Hydranoid. Subverted later on, due to the fact that she's actually Masquerade's alter-ego.
  • Demoted to Extra: Like Runo and Julie, Alice and Hydranoid have greatly reduced roles in the later seasons.
  • Fiery Redhead: Very much averted in Alice's case. While she does have red hair, she's mostly kind and mild-mannered instead of fiery (though that's not to say she never gets angry).
  • Fragile Flower
  • Gender Bender: Alice transforms into the male Masquerade due to being infused with some dark energy during the initial incident that severed the barrier between earth and Vestroia. Masquerade is shown to still be with her during New Vestroia, though he's unable to take over her body.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Arguably the most beautiful girl in the whole series.
  • Put on a Bus: In Gundalian Invaders.
    • Technically, Alice does return in New Vestroia but is kept on earth by Deus ex Machina, just like Runo and Julie.
  • The Quiet One: About as quiet as you can get in this kind of anime.
  • Implied Love Interest: Alice to Shun, at least in the first season.
  • The Ingenue/Proper Lady: Alice.
  • Jekyll & Hyde: Alice is the Jekyll to Masquerade's Hyde.
  • Nice Girl: Alice.
  • Non-Action Girl: Alice is this most of the time, preferring to come up with strategies rather than directly brawl.
  • The Smart Guy: Sort of.
  • The Strategist: Acts like this before she can brawl.
  • The Sixth Ranger: If we were to go by Brawling.
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Masquerade.

     Joe & Wyvern 

Joe (Souichiro Hoshi & Scott McCord) & Wayvern (Nao Takamori & Katie Griffin)

Debuted In: Battle Brawlers


     Battle Brawlers 


Masquerade & Hydranoid


The Six Gatekeepers of Dark VestroiaTayghen, Hairadee, Tricloid, Rabedeer, Centorrior & Druman

     New Vestroia 


  • Abusive Parent: To Hydron.
  • Big Bad: In Season 2.
  • Killed Off for Real: His ship explodes with him still in it.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Gets so fed up with getting his butt kicked that he ends up trying to destroy the whole universe.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: Farbros a gigantic mechanical building blocks dragon.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He doesn't take failure well. Each time his forces are defeated his motivations get more and more overboard. He goes from trying to conquer the Bakugan to trying to perform genocide on them to finally trying to destroy the whole freaking universe! Yeah, he's still pretty composed the whole time, but his motives aren't.

Clay Fermen


Gus Grav & Vulcan

Volt Luster & Brontes

Lync Volan & Altair

Mylene Pharaoh & Elico

Shadow Prove & Hades

     Gundalian Invaders 


Mechtanium Surge

     Mag Mel/Emperor Barodius 
  • Berserk Button: Don't call him Barodius or Razenoid Dharak, they hate it.
  • Big Bad
  • Broken Faceplate: His mask gets shattered by Dan, revealing Emperor Barodius underneath it.
  • Chess Master: He's been pretty much one step ahead of everyone the entire season and the one time he actually lost, he still managed to come out ahead.
  • Cursed with Awesome: Alright, in Code Eve's defense, being imprisoned for eternity in armor made from your own evil would probably be And I Must Scream turf if Barodius hadn't found out a way to use it to feed off Chaos Energy and become even more powerful.
  • Dangerously Genre Savvy:
    • How does he react to getting a Psychic Link with The Hero? Not only does he use it to Mind Rape them, he uses it to take advantage of their ever growing power to absorb their energy to free him from his prison and get even stronger. He also takes advantage of the heroes being preoccupided with the chaos at Bakugan Interspace to get Team Anubias, his minions into it and start destroying it from within. And apparently a lot of Bakugan being used by people in Interspace were sleeper agents for him.
    • He was also smart enough to bypass the Sorting Algorithm of Evil the moment he was free and attack the Brawlers personally before they could become strong enough to be on his level. And his entire assault on Gundalia turns out to be The Plan. Winning didn't matter because he sent another group to Interspace and pretty much crippled it.
    • Turns out he's actually Emperor Barodius. Apparently, he's very good at learning from his past mistakes.
  • Devour the Dragon: Once Mistress Sellon outlived her usefulness, Mag Mel kills her and absorbs her energy to fuel his rebirth. He does it again to Anubias the very next episode.
  • Disk One Final Boss: Is beaten half way through Mechtanium Surge after Drago evolves into Fusion Dragonoid.
  • Emotion Eater: As if he wasn't already terrifying enough, he can eat fear in addition to energy.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: His incapable of understanding that he lost because Dan and Drago's Heroic Resolve and faith in their friends trumps his Power Of Hate and anger.
  • Hidden Villain: Nothing was known about him at first, and his true identity is only made known when Dan shatters his mask revealing he's actually Emperor Barodius.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Drago and Dan actually warned them that stolen power which wasn't their own would be their downfall. After Dan and Drago took the Gate and Key away from him and Razenoid, their stolen energy fails them, allowing Drago to kill Razenoid, Mag Mel being mortally wounded in the process.
  • Karmic Death: Kind of subverted. While his own actions did lead to his downfall, he and Razenoid are the only main villains to date that Dan and Drago actually killed in battle.
  • Knight of Cerebus: His arc is considerably more frightening than the previous villains, do in part to the simple fact that unlike the previous Big Bads, he's not after anything. He's just a murderious Omnicidal Maniac whose goal is to destroy the world. Not to mention the fact he's spent most of his arc performing a truly horrifying Mind Rape on Dan and Drago. To put this in perspective, he attacked Gundalia and began burning it to the ground.
  • Made of Evil: Mag Mel's armor was created by Code Eve from Barodius' evil as a means to imprison him.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He's pretty good at manipulating people as well, having pretty much created his two Co-Dragons to do this in Bakugan Interspace, since he was imprisoned at the time.
  • Mind Rape: Another thing he's been using his Psychic Link with Dan and Drago for. The worst part is, he actually seems to enjoy it!
  • Mook Maker: Can create Chaos Bakugan, mindless monsters existing only to destroy. He also created Anubias and Sellon.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: So far, there's very little known about who or what he is except he was imprisoned for genocide and is an Omnicidal Maniac seeking to destroy Earth. Arguably, this makes him even scarier than the other main villains.
    • In-universe, part of what makes Dan and Drago so unnerved by his is the simple fact they have no idea where he came from or what he wants with them.
  • Not Quite Dead: After Dan and Drago manage to unlock the power of the gate and key they have that he wants, they seeminly vaporize him but it turns out he escaped and is continuing his plot, and he now has part of Drago's gate. It turns out he was a case of this all along, as he's actually Emperor Barodius.
    • This would count to Emperor Barodius as well due to everyone believing he and Dharak were killed by Code Eve. They were actually imprisoned in another dimension and became Mag Mel and Razenoid.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: If his minions are to be believed, his goal is to destroy the world. Considering it's said he was imprisoned for genocide, this is a pretty safe bet. And the first thing he did after being unleashed was attack Gundalia with the intent of burning it to the ground. His ultimate plan is revealed to be destroying Earth to let loose a Universe Wrecking Wave that will destroy every living thing in range of it.
  • One-Winged Angel: Turns out he is one for Emperor Barodius and Razenoid is one to Dharak. Razenoid eventually evolves as well.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: Dharak, a standard quadrupedal Western style dragon which was a refreshing change of pace. Continued to be different from the others when he evolved into Phantom Dharak. Then he became Razenoid, a freaking spider legged dragon, whoopy.
  • Orcus on His Throne: Justified at first because he was literally sealed on his throne. Subverted, as he's the first Big Bad to lead his forces on the battlefield the moment he was out of his prison and able to.
  • The Power of Hate: Is a firm believer in this. And is ultimately proven wrong when it's beaten by The Power of Friendship and Heroic Resolve.
  • Psychic Link: Drago's newest evolution resulted in him and Mag Mel being linked in this fashion. Mel is presently attempting to drain his energy to break free of his prison. He's also been using it to Mind Rape them both and later to read Dan's mind to find out what the Brawlers were planning. He eventually cuts it when Dan starts using it against him.
  • The Reveal: He's actually Emperor Barodius, incased in the armor of his own evil by Code Eve and imprisoned in another universe. The genocide he committed being his attempted destruction of Neathia.
  • Sadistic Choice: Makes the Brawlers choose between killing an innocent person and deleting his Chaos Bakugan army. Thankfully, Spectra and Dan both pull Big Damn Heroes moments to stop them from having to make the choice.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Presently imprisoned in another dimmension along with his Guardian Bakugan. Thankfully for him, he's got a Psychic Link to Drago whose got a good bit of excess power to spare. And now, he's finally free, and his first act was to launch an all out attack on Gundalia. The reason for his imprisonment is revealed to be his attempted destruction of Neathia when he was Emperor Barodius.
  • Taking You with Me: He tries this on Dan after being defeated in "The Final Takedown." All the energy he's absorbed is released when he's defeated and he tries to use it to take Dan and Drago down with him.
  • That Man Is Dead: Mag Mel says this about his previous self Emperor Barodius.
  • Took a Level in Badass: He's gotten much harder to beat now compared to when he was Barodius, not only getting much stronger, but much smarter.
  • Xanatos Speed Chess
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: To Mistress Sellon after she successfully got the Key from Dan. He "rewards" her by slowly killing her and then absorbing her energy. He even told her and Anubias that this would be their fate once they were no longer of use to him. He does it again to Anubias an episode later. It's no suprise, as he's actually Emperor Barodius!

     Team Anubias 

Anubias (Rob Grenway} & Raverdian

Jack Punt (Gil Anderson) & Krakenoid

Ben & Bolcanon


Noah & Ziperator

     Team Sellon 

Sellon (Katie Griffith) & Spyron

Chris (Emilie Claire Barlow) & Clawsaurus

Soon (Alyson Court) & Spidaro

    Evil Mechtogan/Mechtavius Destroyer 


  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: He and his fellows intend to perform genocide on the Bakugan to pave the way for their new Master Race of Mechtogan. As can be expected, he considers everyone else, especially Bakugan, inferior to him and the other evolved Mechtogan.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Is the leader of the four Mechtogan and the most powerful of them. And according to the game, his G-Power exceeds that of a Mechtogan Titan. And that's without turning into Mechtavius Destroyer.
  • Big Bad: Turns out that he and Wiseman were the same person, making him the true Big Bad of the season.
  • Casting a Shadow
  • Combining Mecha: Is able to combine with his three fellows to form the Mechtavius Destroyer. It also appears that he's the one who controls the combined form, forming the head, left arm, and core of the body.
  • Dangerously Genre Savvy:
    • He's got a massive ego, but is smart enough to attack before a person can throw out their Mechtogan and attempt to kill Bakugan in ball form.
    • He also learned from his past mistakes, targeting and taking out Drago before he could summon Dragonoid Destroyer, the thing that's beat him and his brothers twice before.
  • Dark Is Evil
  • Devour the Dragon: Does this to the Nonet Bakugan. He actually offers them the option to go willingly, but they try to fight back, only for him to kill them one by one and absorb them.
  • Hero Killer: Literally once he arrives on New Vestoria, he starts murdering previous heroes like they're nothing in mass. Not to mention leveling Bakugan city! Thankfully, the heroes managed to go back in time to stop him.
  • The Juggernaut: After going One-Winged Angel. Even Dragonoid Destroyer can't stop him and he's powerful enough to level an entire island in one strike.
    • What does it take to finally stop him? Dragonoid Destroyer being powered up by the energy of every Bakugan and human bond on earth that rose his power to infinite. And even then, he manages to resist it for a good time.
  • Like a Badass out of Hell: Came from the Doom Dimension, pretty much the Bakugan equalivalant of Hell.
  • Manipulative Bastard
  • One-Winged Angel: Mechtavius Destroyer probably counts, considering he controls it. Absorbed most the Nonets to turn into a gigantic version of Mechtavius Destroyer with enough power that, if he wasn't stopped, he could singlehandedly wipe out ALL Bakugan and level an entire city in one attack.
  • This Cannot Be!: He's completely incapable of believing that Dragonoid Destroyer's power has exceeded his own, even when he's being completely overpowered.
  • Turned Against Their Masters: Lead his fellow evolved Bakugan against their creators and now seeks to exterminate all the Bakugan.
  • Villain Team-Up: Despite his hatred of Bakugan, he and his fellows are willing to work with Wiseman and his minions simply because they hate the Brawlers more. Subverted because he is Wiseman and it was all part of his plan to gain the power he needed to become completely self sustaining.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: The first thing we see him do is vaporize his creator now that he's evolved to the point he doesn't need him anymore. He now intends to do this to all Bakugan.
    • Does this to the Nonets once he doesn't need them anymore.




    Wiseman and the Nonet Bakugan 
  • Band of Brothers: The Nonets, despite being evil, are close and even call each other brothers.
  • Big Bad: Alongside Coredegon, though due to their common enemy, they are willing to work together at times. Though it turns out the original was Coredegon, but Gunz takes over as a second Wiseman.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Wiseman seemed to be a Well-Intentioned Extremist, but turned out to be a disguised Coredegon who was just manipulating the Nonets into getting him the power he needed to continue his Evil Plan.
  • Like a Badass out of Hell: The Nonet Bakugan were freed from the Doom Dimension by Wiseman.
  • One-Winged Angel: The original Wiseman reveals himself to really be Coredegon.
  • Palette Swap: Gunz/Wiseman 2's suit turns red.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Were imprisoned in the Doom Dimension by Drago's ancestor for their crimes.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Seems to honestly believe seperating the humans and Bakugan is the right thing to do. Subverted, as it turned out to be Coredegon using the Nonets to get enough power to revive himself.
  • Villain Teleportation
  • Villainous Valour: During their battle with Coredegon. They're completely outmatched, but they fight with everything they've got and one of them even pulls a "Heroic Sacrifice" in a desperate attempt to give one of his "brothers" the openning he needs to fight back.
    • Spatterix even admits this!
    (after a failed attack) Betadron: I can't believe it! Not even a dent! This is hopeless!
    Spatterix: I can't believe you still have doubts, Betadron! You, in the Wiseman suit! Take him to the Doom Dimension! He can help you get your revenge against the Brawlers!
    Gunz: What?! I'm not leaving!
    Spatterix: Quit trying to be a hero! We're a little out-gunned here! If you don't leave now, you may never have another chance!


Mechanical Bakugan


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