The hero of the show, a Tyrannosaurus Trux; part Tyrannosaurus Rex, part excavator. When his home crater is destroyed in a volcano eruption, he moves to a new crater where he makes an unlikely friend and realizes the power of working together.
- All-Loving Hero: To the point where the idea of failing anyone who needs his help is one of the few things that will really make him uncharacteristically upset.
- Beware My Stinger Tail: Beware his wrecking-ball tail.
- Chronic Hero Syndrome: If he hears someone might be in trouble, he will be there for them. Even if there isn't actually anyone in trouble and he's being lured into a trap by D-Structs.Ty: I like to think of it as being reliable.
- Does Not Know His Own Strength: When playing Patunk (kind of like golf). In his opening shot he hits the ball so hard that it crashes into a stone pillar, completely destroying both.
- Doomed Hometown: His crater is destroyed by a volcanic eruption.
- The Dreaded: The very sight of him causes the other Dinotrux to flee by reputation of him being a T-Trux. This gets a little softened as Ty's actual reputation spreads though.
- Establishing Character Moment: He makes his first appearance emerging from his cave and making a Mighty Roar that scares all the trux nearby away... only for it to turn out he's actually just making a big goofy yawn and the guy's still half asleep, the rest of his morning routine showing he's far from the big scary monster that the others take him for.
- Famed In-Story: By the later half of Season 1, Trux in the crater know of the T-Trux that builds. By Season 3, Trux from even outside the crater have heard of the good T-Trux that helps people but don't all believe its true. By Season 4, outsiders know Ty by name.
- Gentle Giant: Even though T-Truxes are one of the most feared species of Dinotrux, he is the nicest guy there is.
- The Hero: The main protagonist of the series.
- A Lizard Named "Liz": Tyrannosaurus Trux.
- Made of Iron: T-Truxes are built to last, so with the exception of being quicker to overheat, Ty is often the last to break down of the group, leaving him to protect everyone else.
- Whenever he does overheat, Ty can become...loopy.
- Nice Guy: He's a friendly T-Trux, so those who are scared of him at first for being a T-Trux are surprised by his friendly attitude.
- Not So Different: Although it takes a lot more to set him off, Ty can throw temper tantrums that are virtually identical to D-Structs'
- Now, That's Using Your Teeth!: He's got a large mouth and relatively short arms, so his excavator mouth is usually the first choice for picking up things.
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Ty isn't one to get angry easily, but when he does, everyone takes notice.
- Red Is Heroic: Ty's color is red and he is the protagonist.
- Running Gag: Situations come up where Ty often needs to be repainted or modified to resolve, which he tends to make a big deal of by giving himself a new name. He becomes Shadow Ty so many times that Skya even makes fun of him for using the name every time.
- True Companions: His bond with Revvit often awes others around them.
- You Can't Go Home Again: After the volcano destroys his crater, Ty is unable to return home.
An Anklyodump; part Ankylosaurus and part dump truck. A real thrill seeker, he loves to drive at high speeds and jump ramps.
- Blue Is Heroic: As with his fellow Anklyodumps, Ton-Ton's color is blue.
- Drives Like Crazy: Which can be a problem as he has the largest carrying capacity, but with a poor ability to keep what he's transporting from falling out of his bed during his stunts.
- Genius Ditz: He's not the smartest of Ty's friends, but he's got his clever moments.
- Ramp Jump: Extremely fond of these.
- Running Gag: Has a tendency to suggest the group build a giant straw for various reasons. By the end of the show, he actually does manage to find a scenario where a giant straw can and does actually save the day.
- Thrill Seeker: Always looking for new stunts to pull.
- Totally Radical: Talks like a sterotypical 90's teen.
A Craneosaur; part Brachiosaurus and part crane.
- The Big Guy: The others actually forget to make the garage's entrance big enough for her at first.
- The Chick
- Friendly Rivalry: With Dozer.
- Ironic Fear: Despite her extreme tallness, she has a fear of heights. As she explains, her extra height just means that she has further to fall.
- Multipurpose Tongue: Since her crane hook is also her tongue, this is par for the course.
A Dozeratops; part Triceratops, part bulldozer. Initially resistant to the idea of joining up with Ty, he reconsiders after the gang work together to build a bridge to save his life when he falls into a tar pit.
- Berserk Button: Destroy his mound and you're parts
- Beware My Stinger Tail: His tail has a jackhammer on it.
- Bruiser with a Soft Center: After they imprint on him, Dozer develops a fatherly bond with the Tortools.
- Fire-Forged Friends: Initially resistant and skeptical of Ty's request to be friends, he gets into a fight where Ty accidentally throws him into a tar pit, prompting everyone to build a bridge to rescue him, making him realize that Ty is being sincere and that he actually has a point.
- Friendly Rivalry: With Skya.
- Grumpy Bear
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He may be gruff and Brutally Honest, but he's willing to help his teammates in their missions.
- The Lancer: Always quick to resort to fighting in contrast to Ty's gentle nature.
- A Lizard Named "Liz": Dozeratops.
- Papa Wolf: He's very protective of the Tortools.
A Stegarbasaurus; part Stegosaurus and part garbage truck. As a species that eats rocks, Ty recruits him to the team for his expertise on different kinds of rocks and he stays around as a producer of sturdy bricks useful for all kinds of construction.
- Big Eater: He eats so much he has multiple stomachs to accommodate and has on a few times accidentally eaten a Reptool whole.
- Gasshole: He turns the rocks he eats into gas and bricks.
- Getting Eaten Is Harmless: Although there is a Conveyor Belt of Doom and a lot of gas involved, a Reptool can survive being eaten by him and being turned into a brick.
- Improvised Weapon: When his back plates don't work, he can also fire his bricks with enough force to weaponize them.
- A Lizard Named "Liz": Stegarbasaurus.
- The Nicknamer: Comes up with all kinds of nicknames for the others.
- The Sixth Ranger: Joins the group later than the others, and is only a semi-recurring character while still having his own custom bay in the Garage.
- Spike Shooter: His back plates can be fired.
- Toilet Humor: He poops very solid bricks that are used in building. They are extremely useful in this regard, so the initial disgust is gotten over quickly.
- Took a Level in Badass: In a later episode, Garby is in charge of the garage while Ty and the other DinoTrux are away. When D-Structs and his gang threaten them, Garby ends up training some other DinoTrux (an Ankylodump, a Drillosaur...and George) to fight back and becomes their leader of sorts.
A Rotillian Reptool that is part lizard, part drill. Tired of living a life of fear confined in the Reptool Ravine, he adventures out into the open world where he makes an unlikely friendship with Ty.
- Beware My Stinger Tail: His tail contains an air jet, and can be a mounting point for bits, so he can either use his drill bit from his tail, or just straight up fire bits out of his tail.
- Finishing Each Other's Sentences: He and Ty are such close friends that they can often think the same things, and finish what the other was going to say or suggest.
- The Engineer: While all Reptools are mechanically inclined, Revvit is the one that comes up with blueprints for the others to work off of.
- Not So Different: Can be Distracted by the Shiny by scrap metal just as easily as Skrap-It can, although Revvit tends to geek out about the practical applications of the parts where Skrap-It really does just like things because they're shiny.
- The Smart Guy: Although he does his best work when brainstorming together with Ty, he is still the most analytical of the group.
- Spock Speak: His manner of speech is quite technical and generally avoids using contractions, only slipping into using them in times of panic.
- Tastes Like Friendship: He bravely tries to steal a piece of ore when Ty isn't looking. When Ty notices Rev is having trouble moving it, he breaks it into smaller pieces for him and tells him to help himself. Rev repairs Ty's broken tread in gratitude, and their friendship builds from there.
- True Companions: He and Ty are so close that other characters are often awestruck by it.
Another Rotillian Reptool like Revvit that is part lizard, part drill. Although extremely cowardly, he does admit that working on Dinotrux is enjoyable and agrees to move in with them.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He has moments that surprise even him when he has no choice but to do something.
- Drunk with Power: When a series of unlikely events leads to Click-Clack becoming the alpha to a pack of Desert Scraptors, he clearly lets the power go to his head.
- Lovable Coward: All the reptools are timid due to their small size, but Click-Clack is even more so.
- Trail of Bread Crumbs: When he is kidnapped by D-Structs, he leaves a trail of his bits that allows the group to find him. As he tends to drop bits when he's frightened in general, it's hard to say if this was on purpose.
A Reptool that is part lizard, part wrench.
- Action Girl: It's not her first time hanging out with Dinotrux. In one episode, she even manages to defeat a scraptor in a one on one fight!
- The Chick
A Reptool that is part lizard, part pipe wrench.
- Aerith and Bob: Has a relatively normal name when compared to most characters
- Grumpy Bear
- My God, What Have I Done?: Even if he had no reasonable way of knowing, if something goes bad because of an idea he suggested, he takes it very personally and becomes determined to make it right.
- Neat Freak: Gets pretty bent out of shape if his sorting system is disrupted or ruined.Revvit: Waldo's idea of fun is cataloging bits based on weight.
Waldo: You don't catalog bits based on weight, you catalog based on size! Any tool knows that.
Revvit: See how much fun?
The TortoolsJack, Shelly, Buffy and Dozer Junior, a set of newborn tortools that are part turtle, part airbrush, that imprint on Dozer and are often seen visiting with him.
- Chekhov's Boomerang: Ty uses the "have the tortools paint him in camouflage so he can sneak past predators" plan in their eponymous debut episode and again in "Lair".
- Imprinting: Imprinted on Dozer, and still seem to see him as a father figure even after they find their real parents.
- Meaningful Name: Shelly, because tortools have shells, Buffy, because the tortools are equipped with buffers, and Jack because the tortools are equipped with vehicle jacks.
- Ridiculously Cute Critter: They even talk in chirps.
An easy going nomadic Dozeratops that has a knack for crossing paths with the other dinotrux.
- Aerith and Bob: With most Trux named after what they are or do, George stands out as having an ordinary name.
- Beware the Nice Ones: In Season 4 we finally get to see him get good and pissed off, and he gives Blayde a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown when she knocks Garby over. Then he sheepishly says he apparently has more anger issues than he thought.
- Berserk Button: When Garby is in charge of the garage, and he and several other DinoTrux build a wall to keep out D-Structs, which George likes. The sight of the wall crumbling down thanks to Blade makes the usually calm and friendly George angry, and seeing Blade attacking Garby sends him into a rampage as he fights her off.
- Contrived Coincidence: The Dinotrux always seem to find him on their travels just in time to save him from some peril. This is somewhat downplayed as he is fairly resilient and patient, and has usually been stuck in the situation he's found in for weeks before anyone showed up.
- Cosmic Plaything: He seems to wander aimlessly and just goes with whatever dangerous situations he gets into as a result.
- Not Actually the Ultimate Question: Has a tendency to wax philosophically in response to even the simplest of questions.Skya: You've been stuck here? For how long?George: The past and future are illusions, there is only now. Understand?Ty: Not really.George: About two weeks, give or take.
- The Pollyanna: He always seems to be in some peril, but he never lets it get to him. Captured by Scraptors that have already torn two of his feet off? At least he still has his other two feet! Seized up and rendered immobile in a desert oasis? At least it's a nice place to meditate!
- The Quiet One: Even when his peaceful state of mind wavers, George's voice doesn't raise too far from his usual calm tone.
- Took a Level in Badass: The normally peace-loving Dozeratops actually gets tougher thanks to Garby training him and the other Trux. So much so that he actually fights Blade for attacking Garby.
A rival Tyrannosaurus Trux who rules over the crater. He does not appreciate the newcomer moving in on his turf, and will do anything to get rid of Ty and break up his circle of friends.
- Art Evolution: Even disregarding the obvious changes to his tail, D-Structs' overall design changes slightly between seasons 1 and 2.
- Big Bad: He's always coming up with some scheme to defeat the Dinotrux and get rid of Ty.
- Discard and Draw: His wrecking ball tail is replaced, first with a buzzsaw tail, and then with a crane claw tail.
- Enemy Mine: The Dreadtrux becomes such a serious threat that D-Structs decides to work together with Ty for now to drive it away. But once the threat is gone, D-Structs refuses to be friends with Ty, still focused on taking the crater from him.
- Evil Counterpart: To Ty.
- Evil Is Bigger: Is slightly larger and stronger than Ty.
- Evil Sounds Deep: Paul Dobson strikes again.
- Friendship Denial: He does not "make friends", and resents it when Skrap-It starts to become closer to him.
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: Due to Skrap-It's poor workmanship, his claw tail looks extremely misshapen compared to his original tail in a way that makes it appear more menacing.
- How Do I Shot Web?: After his wrecking ball is lost, Skrap-It builds him a new buzz saw tail. While he gets the basics down fairly easily, he keeps forgetting about it when he loses his temper, and expects to be able to smash things with it as easily as his wrecking ball, leading to him simply getting his tail stuck instead. Ultimately, Skrap-It builds him a new claw tail that can be used like a wrecking ball would.
- Late-Arrival Spoiler: The only toys of D-Structs feature him with a buzz saw on his tail, something he doesn't acquire until the second season.
- Obviously Evil: Unlike other members within the same species, D-Structs has a completely different design from Ty, featuring a black color scheme and a spiked wrecking ball.
- Pet the Dog: At the very end of season 8, when D-Structs leaves the crater forever, he lets Scrap-It ride on him. And this is normally the guy who often beats up Scrap-It for failing him.
- The Starscream: With his brother D-Stroy, who he abandoned at his earliest convenience. When they start working together again, D-Structs is quick to blame D-Stroy for anything that goes wrong, and the two often fight amongst themselves until finally D-Structs betrays D-Stroy under the fear that D-Stroy would betray him first.
- Supervillain Lair: Builds himself a particularly ominous lair inside a volcano decorated with lots of scrap metal spikes.
- Tyrant Takes the Helm:
- When he and his gang overthrow Ty and the other DinoTrux in one episode of season 3, he has the crater like a prison and sends his henchmen out to guard it in case the DinoTrux come back.
- Starting at the end of season 7 and lasting through season 8, D-Structs and his brother force Ty and his friends into exile. When this happens, they start oppressing the other Trux in the valley, forcing them to give up any ore they have.
A Scraptool that is part lizard, part leatherman tool-welding torch. Needing his own mechanic, D-Structs forces him into working for him, with the promise of salvaging Ty when he is defeated.
- Bad Liar: Despite the fact that he constantly lies, he's still not very good at it, as his nervous twitch gives him away, as well as the fact that he often pauses in the middle of talking to come up with them on the spot.D-Structs: I'm so pleased with this that I'm willing to ignore your obvious lies.
Skrap-It: Thank you! I appreciate it.
- Beneath Notice: Ace is able to sneak into D-Structs' lair and get information from him just by talking like Skrap-It; D-Structs cares so little about Skrap-It, he can't be bothered to look at him when they are talking.D-Structs: You sound different... what happened to your twitch?
Ace: Oh... *cchhhh* There it is. It uh... *cccchk* comes and goes.
- Butt-Monkey: Suffers a large amount of physical abuse, usually from D-Structs. Even on the odd chance D-Structs is willing to humor Skrap-It, something else will happen to Skrap-It instead to ruin the moment.
- Character Tics: Has a distinct twitch that punctuates his dialogue.
- Evil Counterpart: To Revvit. He's well aware of this fact and occasionally tries to emulate Revvit in ways such as trying to brainstorm with D-Structs the way Revvit does with Ty.
- Graceful in Their Element: Skrap-It barely knows what he's doing when it comes to repairs, but when D-Structs' plans require Skrap-It to take something apart, he does it with efficiency; on multiple occasions he can even remove an important part from a trux without them even noticing.
- The Medic: D-Structs forces Skrap-It into serving this role for him, even though as a Scraptool, Skrap-It is built to take stuff apart. How he even manages bolts without any apparent screwdriver is a mystery.D-Structs: Take it apart, but in reverse.
- Odd Name Out: He is the only "-It" Scraptool that spells it with one t instead of two, thus making him the only Scraptool without a double consonant in his name.
- The Starscream: Doesn't hesitate to try and scrap D-Structs when he falls in a pit.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Doesn't have a very high opinion of his fellow Scraptools
- Sycophantic Servant: To the point where he gets jealous when D-Structs hires additional Scraptools to work for him.
- You Can Always Tell a Liar: His twitch seems to be at least somewhat nervous, considering when he tells a particularly bad lie he starts twitching double time.
Break-Itt, Smash-Itt and Lloyd
Additonal Scraptools that work for D-Structs, generally serving under Skrap-It.
- Aerith and Bob: With all the Scraptools named after destroying things, Lloyd stands out for having a normal name.
- Color-Coded for Your Convenience: While they do have some minor physical differences from each other, they are probably more easily distinguished by their colored highlights; Break-Itt has lime green, Smash-Itt has dark green and Lloyd has red.
- Evil Counterpart: Although they don't particularly map to anyone, they exist mostly so that the Scraptools can equal the Reptools in number.
- Good Colors, Evil Colors: Although they are Color-Coded for Your Convenience, their colored accents are rather small and extremely muted compared to any of the more heroic characters.
- The Guards Must Be Crazy: They are rather incompetent as guards and are notoriously easy to distract with scrap or by making them fight each other.
- Law of Chromatic Superiority: Of the three of them, Llyod is the red one and the one who seems most in charge of the other two, to the point where he occasionally fights with Skrap-It over who is the "Head Scraptool".
- My Nayme Is: As the credits make clear, even though Break-Itt and Smash-Itt follow the same naming convention as Skrap-It, the "It" in their names are spelled with two T's while Skrap-It is spelled with one T.
- Odd Name Out: Lloyd is the only Scraptool of the main trio who's name doesn't fall under the "<word for destroy>-It(t)" naming scheme.
- Surrounded by Idiots: Lloyd often feels this way about Break-Itt and Smash-Itt.
- You All Look Familiar: Any time a scene calls for a large number of Scraptools, it is these three that are copied, leaving Skrap-It unique.
A Sawmetradon that is part circular saw, part Dimetrodon. He loves to cut down trees to look for ore, and doesn't like anyone getting in his way
- Achilles' Heel: While certainly capable of mass destruction, his saws are easily jammed.
- Artistic License Paleontology: Dimetrodons did not live in the Mesozoic era and are more closely related to Mammals than Dinosaurs
- Evil Counterpart: Being the odd Trux out, he usually fights Ton-Ton in 4 vs 4 battles, Lampshaded by Ton-TonTon-Ton: Why do I always get the dude with the saws?
A Dozeratops that enjoys bullying others. Has a history with Dozer.
- Beware My Stinger Tail: Unlike other Dozeratops, her tail is an excavator bucket.
- Evil Counterpart: To Dozer
- Evil Former Friend: Was once a part of Dozer's herd until an attack by D-Structs convinced her to live her life by a "Take or be taken" philosophy.
- Obviously Evil: Not unlike D-Structs, she has a different spikier and blacker design than a standard Dozeratops.
- No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Gets beaten by an angered George in the episode "Garby's Gang".
- Spikes of Villainy: Her horns come to a sharper point than a normal Dozeratops.
- Seldom-Seen Species: According to The Other Wiki, she is an Eodozeratops, based on Eotriceratops, a larger cousin of Triceratops
A Poundersaurolophus that is part Parasaurolophus, part piledriver.
- Blood Knight
- Establishing Character Moment: Before even appearing onscreen, it chases down and kills a terrified scraptor.
- Evil Counterpart: Due to her herd being chased off by one when she was young, Skya has a grudge against its species.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Since it doesn't talk, "Pounder" is less a name and more something more convenient to say than "Poundersaurolophus".
- Pintsized Powerhouse: It's smaller than most Trux, but that doesn't stop its piledriver from packing a devastating punch. Even Ty can be launched by it if taken off guard.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Has red pupils (Unlike other Trux)
- The Quiet One: It doesn't talk, which makes it seem even more menacing
Part Dreadnoughtus and part Bucket-wheel excavator, It is a massive beast that is said to be an even bigger threats than any predators in the world combined.
- Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: It's a massive beast, even bigger than the Cranosaurs, which are the tallest of dinotrux. Even a huge T-Trux like Ty is as small to a Dreadtrux as a Reptool is to him.
- The Dragon For D-Stroy.
- The Dreaded: Almost everything fears the Dreadtrux.
- Monster Is a Mommy: The Dreadtrux that rampages in Ty's crater turns out to be looking for her egg. Once Ty and his friends get the egg back, she leaves the crater in peace.
- Tunnel King: As a titanic excavator, it is only natural. It gets to show off this talent in the finale by helping the gang burrow a two mile long tunnel through solid rock to access the crater through a mountain range.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Although it having an egg was an important part of its first appearance, said egg mentioned again, but otherwise never seen in Supercharged. Oddly, there even is an episode about the gang finding an abandoned baby Dreadtrux but it is explicitly identified as not being related to this Dreadtrux.
A massive mosasaur-like creature that menaces the Dinotrux as they attempt to return across the sea to the Crater.
- Threatening Shark: More "Threatening Mosasaur", but the usual tropes are used.
- Sea Monster: A gigantic mosasaur-like creature.
A flying pterosaur-like creature that collects scrap metal to make nests. Comes in two types; normal and Stealth.
- Ptero Soarer
- Mooks: Serve as common non-D-Structs foes that Ty and the gang can fight whenever needed.
- Airborne Mook: See above.
- Laser Sight: Stealth Scrapadactyls have this built into their eyes.
- Evil Counterpart: Could count as one to the Pteracopters.
A land-based dromaeosaur-like creature. Lives in groups, and collects scrap. Comes in a number of types depending on environment, including Arctic and Desert.
- Raptor Attack
- Mooks: Like the Scrapadactyls, they are common foes that don't need to be tied to D-Structs and his gang.
Prop-Top, Flapjaw, Washout and Navs
A group of Pteracopters, part Quetzalcoatlus and part V-22 Osprey, that Ty and the gang befriend and help.
- Ace Pilot: All four are great at flying, though Washout is struck down by Stealth Scrapadactyls and the others end up crashing into the Crater.
- Chekhov's Boomerang: They end up saving Ty and his gang from the cold in "Picktools" after dropping them off in "Pteracopters".
- Giant Flyer: Not titanic in size, but large and strong enough to lift the Dinotrux and Reptools all the way from the north to the Crater.
- Motor Mouth: Flapjaw's a bit of a blabbermouth.Flapjaw: Ah, I don't have words to describe the trouble I'm in! A Dyscrapadon is hard enough to deal with on a normal day, but now I'm as helpless as a hornless Dozeratops in a Scraptor nest!!
Dozer: Seemed like plenty of words to me.
Nomadic Hammer-like Tools that steal ore from other creatures
- Gulliver Tie-Down: Their method of restraining Trux
- The Quiet One: They communicate by banging their heads
A gold-obsessed Stegarbasaur that kidnaps Reptools and Junktools to work in mining and refining gold to make into plating for himself.
- Affably Evil: To the point that Break-Itt appreciates that he thanks his minions for their work in a way D-Struts never would.
- Evil Former Friend: Used to be a friend of Garby's, until he went insane from becoming obsessed with gold.
- Loves Only Gold
- What Happened to the Mouse??: Never seen or mentioned again after his debut episode. It's quite possible he drowned in the melting gold in his lair...
Another T-Trux, and the older brother of D-Structs. He's stronger, bigger and smarter than D-Structs. His plans are more complicated, more unpredictable and way better planned then those of D-Structs.
- Affably Evil: He both has a friendlier demeanor and a fiercer attitude than his brother.
- Beware My Stinger Tail: He's got a claw of drills on the end of his tail!
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: He is missing a horn and has a large gash on his face as a result of a rockslide that was partially D-Structs' fault.
- Sibling Team: Was one with D-Structs back in the day, and while D-Structs is hesitant to team up again, he eventually pressures him into it.
- Horns of Villainy: Sports a pair of horns on his head, which makes him look somewhat like a Carnotaurus.