Characters: The Mighty Ducks
Voiced by: Ian Ziering.Leader of the Ducks both on and off the ice. At first he was reluctant to take charge after Canard's disappearance, eventually he comes to accept the role of leadership.
Tropes associated with Wildwing:
- Authority Equals Asskicking: He is so far the only Duck able to go toe-to-toe with Dragaunus and win.
- Awesome McCoolname
- Big Brother Instinct: He flat-out refused to join up with Canard unless Nosedive could go with them.
- The Chains of Commanding: WildWing takes the responsibility of leadership very seriously.
- Cool Mask: The mask of Drake DuCaine. Also counts as a Mask of Power due to all of its abilities.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Nosedive's foolish.
- Guilt Complex: He is very bad with this some times. Especially when it comes to former team leader Canard.
- Heroic BSOD: After Canard's Heroic Sacrifice.
- Heroic Spirit: It's why he's a Determinator.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Canard.
- Indy Ploy: WildWing has shown that he's tactically smart, as well as physically strong.
- Genius Bruiser: One of the reason's he's such a great leader.
- The Leader
- No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: He hands Dragaunus a few of these.
- Nerves of Steel: Captured by the enemy, trapped with no way out? For WildWing, that's business as usual.
- A Protagonist Shall Lead Them
- Standardized Leader: One of the most basic, stripped-down versions.
- The Stoic
- Stone Wall: He's the team goalie, and even Canard has said that he can take anything Dragaunus could throw at him.
- Took a Level in Badass: Once he put on the mask for the first time.
- Weapon of Choice: A Puck Launcher on his left gauntlet.
Voiced by: Steve Mackall.A wiseguy and the most laid-back of the team. WildWing's younger brother, who initially wasn't meant to be part of Canard's resistance. Once on Earth, Nosedive becomes an official member of the team, both on and off the ice.
Tropes associated with Nosedive:
- Annoying Younger Sibling: Nosedive definitely has his moments, to both WildWing and the rest of the team.
- Ascended Fanboy: Sorta, he's a big comic book geek who happens to be a superhero himself.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Although he can always kick butt with the best of them, his skills are still in need of a little improving.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish to WildWing's responsible.
- Friend to All Children / One of the Kids: He gets along well with Buzz Blitzman, Thrash, and Mooky, the kids that work at the comic book store.
- Friend to All Living Things: He befriends and takes care of the baby alien in the episode "Bringing Down Baby."
- Genre Savvy
- Hidden Depths
- Kid-Appeal Character
- Medium Awareness / No Fourth Wall: He most often jabs at the "Fourth Wall."
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Grin's blue.
- The Slacker
- Surfer Dude
- Weapon of Choice: Puck Blaster.
Voiced by: Jeff Bennett.A notorious jewel thief on Puckworld, Duke changed his ways to battle Lord Dragaunus.
Tropes associated with Duke:
- The Atoner
- Chivalrous Pervert: Though less offensive than most.
- Cool Sword: Duke wields a both an energy blade and later the magical "Star Sword" given to him by Borg.
- Dark and Troubled Past: He was once the leader of a gang called the "Brotherhood of the Blade."
- Deadpan Snarker
- Eyepatch of Power: He wears an eye patch, possibly as a result of his past as a thief."Hey take it easy, you can put someone's eye out with one of that thing, I should know."
- Gentleman Snarker
- Gentleman Thief: Until his...
- The Lancer
- Lightning Bruiser: He's very fast and a proficient swordsman as well.
- Loveable Rogue
- Master Swordsman
- Purple Is Powerful: His outfit is purple, and he's very skilled in combat.
- Punny Name
- Reformed Criminal: Stopped stealing in order to help the resistance against the Saurians.
- Weapon of Choice: A golden sword called a saber.
Voiced by: Jennifer Hale.Mallory, a fiery redhead, is a former member of Puckworld's military. Well-versed in the martial arts. She has a sharp tongue and she's a strict disciplinarian.
Tropes associated with Mallory:
- Action Girl
- Alliterative Name
- Boisterous Bruiser: A rare female example.
- Brains and Brawn: The Brawn to Tanya's Brains.
- Bruiser with a Soft Center: When it comes to her fan Buzz Blitzman.
- Cool Big Sis: Acts as one to Buzz.
- Deadpan Snarker: Despite being dedicated to following protocol, she definitely isn't shy about being sassy.
- Defrosting Ice Queen
- Fiery Red Head
- Fingerless Gloves: She wears one on her right hand.
- Hair-Trigger Temper: She's usually the first to suggest shooting something or blowing it up.
- Lady of War: With guns instead of swords.
- Purple Is Powerful: She wears a purple outfit and is very capable in combat.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Tanya's blue.
- She Cleans Up Nicely: The end of the episode "A Traitor Among Us" proves this in spades.
- Space Marine: Her former carrier.
- Weapon of Choice: Shes well-learned in her home world's version of martial arts, though most of the time she's happy with using a Puck Blaster.
Tanya Gertrude Vanderflock
Voiced by: April Winchell.The Ducks' resident tech-genius. She is good with mechanics and uses her Omnitool on her wrist for many of her projects.
Tropes associated with Tanya:
- Action Girl: Not as much as Mallory, but she can hold her own in a fight.
- Badass Bookworm
- Brains and Brawn: The Brains to Mallory's Brawn.
- Embarrassing Middle Name: Which is why it's in spoiler text.
- Gadgeteer Genius
- Glasses Girl
- Lovable Nerd
- Ms. Fixit: She can fix just about anything.
- MacGyvering: She often has to resort to this.
- The Medic: Tanya seems to be the only member of the team with any kind of medical talent.
- Combat Medic: She's also pretty proficient in battle.
- No Fourth Wall: She and Nosedive are the ones who most often break the fourth wall.
- Omnidisciplinary Scientist: She's a specialist at just about every kind of science.
- Pink Means Feminine: Her glasses covey this.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Mallory's red.
- The Smart Girl
- Techno Wizard
- Weapon of Choice: Omnitool.
- Why Did It Have To Be Dinosaurs: She's terrified of dinosaurs, and eventually conquers that fear.
- Wrench Wench
Check "Grin" Hardwing
Voiced by: Brad Garrett.Super strong with a Zen-like philosophy, Grin is wise and doesn't let his anger cloud his judgment. He is a good friend of Nosedive. During Grin's youth, he had a horrible temper. He found enlightenment with the training from the grand hockey master, Tai Quack Do.
Tropes associated with Grin:
- Beware the Nice Ones
- The Big Guy
- Cool Big Bro: A surrogate one to Nosedive.
- Deadpan Snarker: He has his moments.
- Expy: Of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda.
- Friend To All Hockey Players: He firmly believes that anyone who plays hockey can't be all bad.
- Gentle Giant
- Ice-Cream Koan: Most of his Koans, make zero sense.Grin: Pain is an illusion... An illusion that really hurts!
- Made of Iron: The guy survives being thrown through brick walls on a daily basis.
- Martial Pacifist
- Mighty Glacier
- One-Man Army
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Nosedive's red.
- The Stoic
- Super Strength
- Weapon of Choice: He prefers his fists.
Voiced by: James Belushi.The ducks' manager when they play hockey.
Tropes associated with Phil:
- Alliterative Name
- The Chick
- Catchphrase: Boobala!
- Future Badass: See Took a Level in Badass.
- Jerkass / Jerk with a Heart of Gold
- Large Ham
- The Load
- Manchurian Agent: Becomes one to Wraith in the episode "Phil in the Blank."
- Mr. Vice Guy: Phil avoids being completely unsympathetic in that while he has an obvious greed issue. It never completely outweighs his few good qualities and sense of morality.
- Non-Action Guy: Though he does have his moments.
- Only in It for the Money
- Took a Level in Badass: In an alternate future.
- Unfazed Everyman: Not exactly, he did scream in fright the very first time he met the team.
Voiced by: Tim Curry.Leader of the Saurians, Dragaunus is evil incarnate. He doesn't take kindly to the failures of his cronies. Most of Dragaunus' schemes involve trying to create an alternative fuel source for his flagship, The Raptor.
Tropes associated with Dragaunus:
- Big Bad
- Bad Boss: Often abuses his troops when he's in a bad mood. Which is pretty often.
- Big "NO!": Gives one about every episode, usually when the ducks foil his latest scheme.
- The Chessmaster: He's a very capable strategist and manipulator.
- Dinosaurs Are Dragons
- Evil Laugh
- Evil Overlord
- Faux Affably Evil: When he's not being abusive to his troops, he can be fairly civil to those he's trying to con.
- Hair-Trigger Temper
- Hannibal Lecture: Toward WildWing in the first episode.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: In the first episode, when he assumed the Mask of Drake DuCane was lost in limbo. He ended up giving WildWing the confidence to finally put it on.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: During the opening theme song.
- Shoulders of Doom: Crossed with Spikes of Villainy.
- Take Over the World: His ultimate plan was to conquer Puckworld. His plans changed when he became stranded on Earth.
- Team Rocket Wins: The series opens with Dragaunus' forces invading Puckworld and taking over the planet. Unfortunately for him, it went downhill from there.
Voiced by: Tony Jay.A Saurian warlock with a very dry sense of humor. He shuns weapons in battle, preferring to use magically conjured fireballs. He is very glum, often predicting failure. Of course, he is usually right.
Tropes associated with Wraith:
- Cassandra Truth: See Irony below.
- Co-Dragons: Shares the role of The Dragon with Siege.
- Deadpan Snarker: Just about everything he says is sarcastic.
- Evil Sorcerer
- Evil Sounds Deep: It is Tony Jay, after all.
- For the Evulz
- Genre Savvy
- Hoist by His Own Petard
- Irony: Interestingly, he's savvy enough to know almost exactly when the Saurians are going to be defeated every episode.
- Playing with Fire: Loves to lob fireballs at his opponents, sometimes he uses a swords made entirely out of fire to fight.
- Shoulders of Doom
- Squishy Wizard: He prefers to fight with magic, not hand to hand.
Voiced by: Clancy Brown.A hulking, saurian soldier who is aggressive and has a strong hatred for the Ducks. He can also be viewed as Dragaunus' second in command.
Tropes associated with Siege:
- The Brute: He prefers smashing or blasting his enemies.
- Co-Dragons: Shares the role of The Dragon with Wraith.
- For the Evulz
- Genius Bruiser: He's actually smart enough to function as ship's engineer.
- Large and In Charge
- Lightning Bruiser: Don't let his size fool you, Siege is astonishingly fast when he wants to be.
- Shoulders of Doom: The Spikes of Villainy are a bit more pronounced than his masters. They must be apart of the saurian "dress code" or something.
- Smarter Than You Look: He's actually not as dumb as he looks.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With the Chameleon.
- Trigger Happy: He's usually the first to start blasting away at the ducks in battle.
Voiced by: Frank Welker.A shapeshifter with the ability to increase or decrease his strength, size and dexterity depending on his transformations. Most of the time, he ends up wasting his powers a lot by doing corny impressions of human celebrities.
Tropes associated with Chameleon:
- Comedic Sociopathy: He's sick and evil, but he's also the source of much comedic relief.
- For the Evulz
- Glamour Failure: He can shape shift into pretty much anyone he wants. But unless he puts a real effort into it, he can't complete the disguise.
- Harmless Villain
- Laughably Evil
- Lean and Mean
- Master of Disguise: Thanks to his shape shifting ability.
- Meaningful Name: A Voluntary Shapeshifter named Chameleon. Get it?
- Shapeshifter Default Form: His normal form looks like a small humanoid chameleon.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With Siege.
- Voluntary Shapeshifting: The one thing he's good at.