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    Veemon 

Veemon (V-mon)

Voiced by:
Japanese: Junko Noda
English: Derek Stephen Prince (Veemon and his regular evolutions), Steve Blum (Armor Digivolutions), Dina Sherman (Chibomon)
Spanish: Igor Cruz (Latin America), Jorge Teixeira (Spain)
Italian: Francesco Meoni (02), Laura Latini (The Movie)

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Davis's partner, a blue dragon-ish wisecracker who quickly becomes best buds with his partner. Before the events of 02, he was actually the partner of Ryo, though it's never mentioned in the show itself.

His digivolutions are as follows:

  • Fresh: Chibomon, a blue blob.
  • In-Training: DemiVeemon, a miniature (and cuter) version of Veemon. Blows bubbles.
  • Rookie: Veemon, his default form.
  • Armors:
    • Courage: Flamedramon, a larger Veemon with red fire armor. He is a Dragon Man Digimon, just like WarGreymon, the original user of Crest of Courage.
    • Friendship: Raidramon, a quadrupedal draconic Beast Digimon, whose form reminiscent of MetalGarurumon, the original user of Crest of Friendship.
    • Miracles: Magnamon, a draconic Holy Knight Digimon with golden armor.
    • Hope: Sagittarimon, a centaurian Digimon who wields a large bow. Only appears in CD Drama Armor Evolution to the Unknown.
  • Champion: ExVeemon. A giant bulked-up Veemon with wings.
  • Ultimate (DNA/Natural): Paildramon, a Dragon Man Digimon. Essentially ExVeemon with Stingmon's armor, and hip-mounted machine guns. In several video games adaptations which share the same universe as the anime (or crossover like in Digimon Digital Card Battle) where Wormmon has his own Ultimate form (Dinobeemon), Paildramon is Veemon's natural Ultimate form.
  • Mega:
    • DNA/Natural: Imperialdramon Dragon Mode, an Ancient Dragon Digimon with black armor dragon with red wings. In several video games adaptations which share the same universe as the anime (or crossover like in Digimon Digital Card Battle) where Wormmon has his own Mega form (GranKuwagamon), Imperialdramon Dragon Mode is Veemon's natural Mega form.
    • DNA:
      • Imperialdramon Fighter Mode, a humanoid version of Imperialdramon.
      • Imperialdramon Paladin Mode, basically an all-white Fighter Mode with a BFS.


  • Ambiguous Robots: Imperialdramon is officially classified as an ancient dragon, but appears to be a Mecha, or at least a cyborg. This goes for his mode changes as well.
  • Archer Archetype: Sagittarimon wields a very large bow.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: As Veemon, he's classified as a Combat Species Digimon, meaning he has a natural talent for battle. All of his abilities involve using physical attacks such as punches, kicks, and headbutts.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Male example in Flamedramon
  • BFG: The Giga Crusher, which shoots so called Dark Matter. While it is quite powerful on its own, it pales in comparison to....
  • BFS: The Omega Sword, born of Omnimon's data. Able to take out Armageddemon with ease.
  • Bishōnen Line: Imperialdramon Fighter Mode is this to Dragon Mode.
  • Breath Weapon: Imperialdramon's Finishing Move is comprised of him spitting out a supermassive quantity of dark matter that creates an "Instant Death" Radius reaching a few hundred meters. It's name? Mega Death.
  • Chest Blaster: Imperialdramon Fighter Mode and ExVeemon.
  • Crossdressing Voices: Japanese version only, though in the English version, he still applies as Chibomon.
  • Draconic Humanoid: ExVeemon and Paildramon.
  • Dragon Knight: Magnamon is a draconic Holy Knight Digimon. Paildramon, on the other hand, is more like "Dragon Gunslinger". The Imperialdramon line fits this to a t as well, although they look more like mechs than classic knights.
  • Elemental Powers: Fire as Fladramon, lightning as Lighdramon, and light as Magnamon.
  • Expy: of Veedramon
  • Fragile Speedster: Raidramon moves quickly, but doesn't pack as much of a punch as Flamedramon.
  • Glass Cannon: Flamedramon packs quite a punch, especially with Fire Rocket, but he doesn't take a hit well, and he's not overly fast on his feet either.
  • Golden Super Mode: Magnamon, who is coated in golden plates of armor.
  • Hot Paint Job: Flamedramon's armor, lifted directly from the Digi-egg of Courage.
  • Hour of Power: Magnamon can only exist for short periods of time before losing all his energy.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: ExVeemon can fly so he isn't lacking in speed, and he can take and deliver punishment on the same level as your average champion. Unlike most portrayals of this trope, he's actually better at speed and power than the two other forms who specialize in them, quickly making those forms all but obsolete.
  • Keet: Extremely so, just like his human partner.
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: Flamedramon fights by shooting flames in conjunction with physical moves.
  • Large Ham: All of his forms from ExVeemon onward don't speak so much as roar all of their lines in the dub.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Magnamon. Can fight evenly with Kimeramon and can take quite a deal of punishment. He's far faster than Raidramon and far stronger than Flamedramon (how he compares with Paildramon and Imperialdramon isn't clear). However, as implied in 02 and confirmed in Young Hunters, Magnamon runs out of energy quickly.
  • Lizard Folk: Veemon and Flamedramon.
  • Lucky Translation: Raidramon. In Japanese materials, the Storming Friendship is consistently referred to as "Lighdramon" ("Ligh-" as in "lightning"), while "Rai" on its own is also the Japanese for "thunder". Of course, the dub also slightly mitigates this by pronouncing it as "raid-dramon".
  • More Dakka: Paildramon has two machine guns that shoot energy blasts. Magnamon can launch a whole host of missiles off of his person as well.
  • Mr. Fanservice: As Flamedramon, Magnamon, and Paildramon.
  • Non Fatal Explosion: Magnamon, when he uses his Magna Explosion attack. At worst, he will just Devolve to a lower level, being drained of most of his energy.
  • Our Centaurs Are Different: As Sagittarimon only.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: He's a dragon-type digimon. Bipedal, blue, sometimes with wings (when he digivolves into Ex Veemon).
  • The Paladin: Imperialdramon Paladin mode, obviously, and also Magnamon, a Holy Knight Digimon.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: At least in comparison to other Digimon. Veemon's normal sized, but all three of his armor forms are much smaller than most champions, and even ExVeemon is still on the smaller size. Paildramon is also pretty tiny compared to say, MetalGreymon or Garudamon. This all goes out the window when he reaches his Mega level
  • Rated M for Manly: Veemon's Digivolutions include a human-sized, fire-wielding, Bishōnen dragon man with flame-colored armor and a giant spike on his helmet, a lightning-based quadruped with black, spiky armor, another bipedal dragon man who's also a Knight in Shining Armor, and a more muscular dragon man with wings and an X shape on his chest. And that's just what Veemon can become by himself. His default stage also counts, being a tiny, blue dinosaur with incredible fighting prowess.
  • Story-Breaker Power: Paladin Mode is easily the most powerful hero digimon in the adventure anime, thanks mostly to the addition of Omnimon's power. He is able to defeat Armageddemon, who prior was only slightly damaged by Omnimon and completely unfazed by Imperialdramon, with a single stab.
  • Super Form: He's got two, actually. Imperialdramon is his mega form, which is normally a more traditional looking dragon, but he can shift into Fighter Mode to take a humanoid appearance. And then by combining powers with Omnimon, he can become Paladin Mode.
  • Temporary Bulk Change: ExVeemon.
  • Tempting Fate: He wished to fly? Here comes ExVeemon!
  • Transforming Mecha: Imperialdramon's Mode Change from Dragon to Fighter would do Transformers proud.
  • The Worf Effect: Despite being established as a reasonably powerful mega (he even touts himself as " the most powerful digimon of all" in his dragon form), he spends most of his fights getting beaten into the ground to hype up his current opponent.
    • In fact, he has no actual kills on a fellow mega level digimon (unless you count an incorporeal spirit who can't fight back), at least not until he becomes Paladin Mode who is immune to this.
    • Exaggerated in tri., where he gets his head knocked and tossed around by Champions.
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    Hawkmon 

Hawkmon

Voiced by:
Japanese: Koichi Tochika
English: Neil Kaplan (Hawkmon and above), Steve Blum (Poromon and below)
Spanish: Marco Guerrero (Latin America), José Ramón Azpiri (Spain)
Italian: Patrizia Burul

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Yolei's partner, a gentlemanly hawk-like Digimon who is about the only known case of a Digimon partner the opposite gender of their Digidestined. A little more down-to-earth than Yolei, but that doesn't stop him showing off.

His digivolutions are as follows:

  • Fresh: Pururumon, a pink blob with a beak.
  • In-Training: Poromon, a tiny pink ball with wings and a feather. Blows bubbles.
  • Rookie: Hawkmon, his default form.
  • Armors:
    • Love: Halsemon (Holsmon), a gryphon that uses the digimental as face and back plating.
    • Sincerity: Shurimon, a plant-themed Ninja.
    • Friendship: Rinkmon, a badass-looking cyborg with shiny electric armor. Only appears in CD Drama Armor Evolution to the Unknown.
  • Champion: Aquilamon, a big red eagle with horns.
  • Ultimate (DNA/Natural): Silphymon, a white & red warrior with Aquilamon's feathers, Gatomon's ears, and a metal visor. In several video games adaptations which share the same universe as the anime (or crossover like in Digimon Digital Card Battle), this is his natural Ultimate form.
  • Mega (DNA/Natural): Valkyrimon, an eagle-themed warrior only seen in the Wonder Swan games.


    Armadillomon 

Armadillomon (Armadimon)

Voiced by:
Japanese: Megumi Urawa
English: Robert Axelrod (Armadillomon and regular evolutions), Tom Fahn (armor evolutions) Dave Mallow (Upamon and below)
Spanish: Héctor Moreno (Latin America), Blanca Rada (Spain)
Italian: Roberto Stocchi

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Cody's partner, a burrowing Digimon with a southern accent in the dub. He has a very grounded, folksy personality to contrast Cody's calmness.

  • Fresh: Tsubumon, a yellow ball with a feather.
  • In-Training: Upamon, a tiny yellow ball with "gills" on the sides of his head. Blows bubbles.
  • Rookie: Armadillomon, his default form.
  • Armors:
    • Knowledge: Digmon, a big yellow beetle that shoots drills.
    • Reliability: Submarimon, a submarine with a chainsaw nose. Strongly resembles a narwhal
    • Love: Pteramon, an armored pterosaur who can fires missile from his wings. Only appears in CD Drama Armor Evolution to the Unknown.
  • Champion: Ankylomon, an ankylosaurus.
  • Ultimate (DNA/Natural): Shakkoumon, a white and gold angel/Dogu combination. In several video games adaptations which share the same universe as the anime (or crossover like in Digimon Digital Card Battle), this is his natural Ultimate form.
  • Mega: Vikemon, a viking walrus-like creature only seen in the Wonder Swan games.


  • Accent Adaptation: Armadillomon's Kansai accent was changed to a Western accent in the English dub. Other dubs like the European Spanish had him talking thiz way.
  • Ambiguous Robots: Submarimon. Officially referred to as an 'Aquatic Digimon' or a 'Sea Animal Digimon', he is a living submarine and has next to no apparent organic parts.
  • Atlantis Is Boring: His Submarimon form, while cool, gets very little use...
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Digmon has two smaller arms below his drills that resemble shovels but they do nothing at all, they're just there to give Digmon an insectoid appearance.
  • Crossdressing Voices: Japanese and Spanish version only.
  • Deadly Disc: Shakkoumon's Nigimitama.
  • Epic Flail: Ankylomon's spiky tail end.
  • Everything's Better with Dinosaurs: Armadillomon, based on an armored mammal, digivolves to a Digimon based on one of the best known armored dinosaurs ever: Ankylomon. It fits very much.
  • Eye Beams: Shakkoumon's Justice Beam.
  • Making a Splash: Submarimon. However, his "Oxygen Homing" attack is more fit for Blow You Away because it is literally oxygen fired as a torpedo! And it also flies as invoked by Ken when he was saved from drowning.
  • Mighty Glacier: As Shakkoumon, he (and Angemon) move rather slow compared to his other allies, but is able to dish out and sustain a large deal of pain; enough to turn the tide and critically harm Blackwargraymon while before his arrival the other Ultimates could not even scratch him.
  • Our Angels Are Different: Shakkoumon, who partly derives his inspiration from an ancient japanese artifact.
  • Rolling Attack: Armadillomon's Diamond Shell attack.
  • Sapient Cetaceans: Submarimon resembles a narwhal and is officially a "Sea Animal" Digimon.
  • Spikes of Doom: Ankylomon, who is covered with spiked plates, spiked cinctures, and a spiked "helmet". His tail is also packed with them.
  • This Is a Drill: Digmon has drills over his hands and nose.
  • This Looks Like a Job for Aquaman: Submarimon is useful only when they are fighting in a water-based area.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: In the Japanese version, Cody's mother's ohagi. While everyone seems to like them, Armadimon/Upamon seems to like them more so than others.
  • Useless Useful Spell: Like with Submarimon, Digmon was more useful most other times if they can be on land. As a result, Submarimon was the least useful evolution.
  • Verbal Tic: "-dagya", or "Yo!" in the dub.

    Wormmon 

Wormmon

Voiced by:
Japanese: Naozumi Takahashi
English: Paul St. Peter (Wormmon and above), Wendee Lee (Minomon and below)
Spanish: Gaby Willert (Latin America, as Wormmon and below), Gustavo Melgarejo (Latin America, as Stingmon and above), Francisco Andrés Valdivia (Spain)
Italian: Nanni Baldini

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First seen as the Digimon Emperor's minion, a caterpillar-like Digimon who eventually rebels to help the Digidestined defeat him. Doesn't do too much after Ken's Heel–Face Turn, but evolves into Stingmon and is awesome.

  • Fresh: Leafmon, a green blob with a leaf.
  • In-Training: Minomon, Wormmon's head attached to a pinecone. Blows bubbles.
  • Rookie: Wormmon, his default form.
  • Armors:
    • Kindness: Pucchiemon, a small white pixie with red gloves, boots and headgear, only seen in the Wonder Swan games.
    • Courage: Shadramon, a red-armored insectoid warrior who can uses fire-based attacks. Only appears in a crossover in Digimon Digital Card Battle.
    • Light: Quetzalmon, an armored Quetzalcoatl who can uses various wind and ice-based attacks. Only appears in a crossover in Digimon Digital Card Battle. And yes, despite digivolved and armored with Digi-Egg of Light, his powers are all based on wind and ice!
  • Champion: Stingmon. A green insectoid warrior.
  • Ultimate:
    • DNA Digivolve: Paildramon, essentially ExVeemon with Stingmon's armor with hip-mounted machine guns.
    • Natural: Dinobeemon, essentially Stingmon with an animalistic posture and some of ExVeemon's body parts, only seen in the Wonder Swan games.
  • Mega:
    • DNA Digivolve:
      • Imperialdramon Dragon Mode, a big black dragon with red wings.
      • Imperialdramon Fighter Mode, a humanoid version of Imperialdramon.
      • Imperialdramon Paladin Mode, basically an all-white Fighter Mode with a BFS.
    • Natural: GranKuwagamon, a giant insect reminiscent of Imperialdramon, only seen in the Wonder Swan games and in a crossover in Digimon Digital Card Battle.


  • Adaptational Badass: Stingmon is undoubtedly badass, but no one could reasonably expect him to take on Ultimate or Mega Digimon in a fight. In the Rumble Arena series, he can.
  • Adorkable: His behavior and especially voice make him incredibly cute and endearing.
  • The Atoner: In "United We Stand", he tells ExVeemon that he is just as guilty for the Emperor fiasco given he allowed Ken to do his horrible acts as the Emperor instead of stopping him.
  • Battle Butler: His dub voice gave this image even more.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: Stingmon, Dinobeemon, GranKuwagamon, and Shadramon.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Stingmon's attacking weapon, the Spiking Strike.
  • Bumbling Sidekick: At first, he gets no respect.
  • Chest Blaster: Imperialdramon Fighter Mode
  • The Conscience: Wormmon plays a badly mistreated and loyal conscience to Ken.
  • Cowardly Lion: He's meek and gentle, but he'll do anything for Ken.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Wormmon is notably a Virus-type, but doesn't seem to be that much of a bad guy - not even if he serves the Emperor. In fact, he really is a good guy. His loyalty isn't to the Kaiser, but to the kind and gentle Ken that he believes is still there in some form.
  • Happiness in Slavery: Sort of. He serves Ken as any Digimon partner would, but doesn't enjoy his ill treatment.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: A rather infamous one, when he gives up his power and dies for Ken's sake. He did get better though and indeed the sacrifice did Ken some good in the long run.
  • Large Ham: As Stingmon, in the English dub.
  • Love Martyr: Non-romantic example. Wormmon put up with a lot of abuse from Ken while he was the Digimon Emperor and continued to stick with him for quite a long time.
  • Magikarp Power: Not to the extent of Patamon/Angemon in the first series, but Wormmon is pretty weak while Stingmon and further evolutions with ExVeemon are quite powerful.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: During the Kaiser arc. He stays at Ken's side, but only out of loyalty.
  • Morality Pet: Tried to be this to Ken when he was the Kaiser. He didn't do a very good job...it took him dying to bring Ken back to reality.
  • Mr. Fanservice: As Stingmon, to the point that he manages to attract Rosa, a young Mexican Digi-Destined girl.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: Will serve Ken no matter what, even if he's the Digimon Emperor. The only reason he ever turns against him is because he's afraid that Ken will end up destroying himself, and that he's lost the "true Ken" that he loves.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: A hilarious example in the World Tour arc. When Chichos/Rosa expresses interest in Ken, he does a lot of bizarrely uncharacteristic things to get Ken's attention. Yeah...
  • Pet the Dog: During the Kaiser arc, he at one point frees a captured Agumon, destroying the Evil Ring and releasing him from Ken's base.
  • The Quiet One: As Stingmon, at least.
  • Rated M for Manly: Stingmon is a humanoid wasp with sharp claws and impressive speed. It certainly gives off the "shadowy warrior" vibe in spades.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: When he finally had enough of Ken's actions as the Digimon Emperor, that was the time he stood up.
    Wormmon: I hope you're finally proud of yourself. You've officially become worse than the monster you created. Whatever happened to that sweet kid I met a long time ago who had a dream of taking over the Digital World? Okay, so it was a sick and twisted dream, but we still had a lot of laughs together! What happened to the boy I was proud to call master? Of course, you MADE me call you that. You've changed, Ken. But it's not too late for you. For some reason, you started capturing Digimon and you turned them into your slaves instead of into your friends. I didn't agree, but I stuck by your side because I was your Digimon. And then, you started being cruel to me. The one who knows the true you. The others way know and fear you as the Digimon Emperor, but never forget I know the real you. I'll always think of you for your kindness, Ken. No matter what happens. One day I hope you'll realize that the real Ken isn't the Digimon Emperor, but the Ken that's my friend. And only a real friend would do this!
  • Satellite Character: During the duration of the Digimon Emperor Arc since he's just there for Ken to abuse and yell out, until the end that is.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Initially a Butt-Monkey during Ken's stint as Emperor, but when he's able to evolve into Stingmon, who in his second fight was eventually matched Rockmon, who had taken on the rest of the main Digimon and curbstomped them.
  • Undying Loyalty: To the point where Ken didn't have to put a ring on him at the time when he was the Kaiser. He was only loyal to Ken, not the Kaiser, and promptly knocks him off of Devidramon. However, in the original Japanese and somewhat in the Spanish, Wormmon's single-minded devotion to Ken reaches Single-Target Sexuality levels and is Played for Laughs.

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