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The Ravagers

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Avengers: Endgame

"Steal from everyone."
Ravager code

A collection of pirates, mercenaries, and outlaws, divided into one hundred different clans.


  • The Cavalry: They are among the many armies who answer the call to arms to fight Thanos at the end of Avengers: Endgame.
  • Canon Foreigner: They might be based on the Reavers of Arcturus, but there's no band of space pirates called "Ravagers" in mainstream Marvel comics continuity. The popularity of their film debut, however, made them into Canon Immigrants.
  • The Clan: Divided into one hundred different clans which mostly operate separately, but come together for big events.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: From what we see in Vol. 2, each Ravager clan uses a unique color for their jackets.
    • Yondu's clan: Crimson
    • Stakar's clan: Navy blue
    • Aleta's clan: Dark green
    • Charlie-27's clan: Mustard yellow
  • Even Evil Has Standards: The Ravagers are violent mercenaries who are unafraid to commit crimes, but they have rules that govern them. A major one is that "Ravagers don't deal in kids". Yondu got exiled for breaking this.
    • Everyone Has Standards: In part because the perpetrator is so much more Eviler Than Thou, this trope comes into play when the Ravagers arrive for the Battle for Earth against Thanos, the call for which they would have had to answer almost immediately. Since they were victims of The Snap as well, it also probably invokes some amount of Even Evil Has Loved Ones.
  • Goldfish Poop Gang: They are really only a threat to one part of the Guardians (Rocket, Groot, and Yondu), and even then they're constantly mocked and made fun of by Rocket and Yondu and easily taken care of just by Rocket and his traps. While they do manage to stage a successful mutiny, once Rocket and Yondu escape prison they proceed to do a Power Walk through the ship killing literally everyone before blowing the ship up. Not even their leader, Taserface, gets any respect.
  • Lovable Rogue: What the overall clans can come off as whenever they show their more noble (is still extremely rough) side. Yondu’s clan assisting in the defense of Zandar and the other clans coming to honor his funeral after his Redemption Equals Death sacrifice both showcase this. Joining The Alliance against Thanos during the Battle for Earth epitomizes this.
  • Only One Allowed To Kill You: Downplayed and subverted. They're a bunch of pirates and brutal criminals, but they follow a strict code. While some of them really are as bad as they seem, the majority of them will hardly hesitate to defend civilians against a force crueler than themselves.
  • Putting the Band Back Together: After Yondu's death, Stakar Ogord's team reunites for his funeral, and decide to reunite to begin going on adventures again.
  • Space Pirates: We learn more about the code and organization of the Ravagers, which are divided into a hundred factions with a unifying code. Yondu is an outcast for "dealing in kids," referring to how he agreed to traffic Peter back to his father.
  • Stupid Crooks: Yondu clearly has more brains than every member of his crew combined. Their attempts to catch Rocket result in the slapstick equivalent of a Mook Horror Show until Yondu actually nabs him; then they argue about whether to turn him in for a million credits or sell the batteries he has (worth a quarter of a million), one of them claiming the latter is only a third of the former, another thinking a quarter is the equivalent of 25 units. This turns into Too Dumb to Live later, when their reaction to him getting his weapon back (the one he used to defeat an army by himself in the first film) is to charge at him en masse. They fare no better than the army did.
  • Wouldn't Hurt a Child: A code among the Ravagers is they do not engage in child trafficking. Yondu is a pariah among them for breaking this code by taking children to Ego. They also refuse to kill Baby Groot, citing that he is far too cute.

Yondu's Ravager Clan

    Yondu Udonta 
See the Yondu Udonta page

    Kraglin Obfonteri 

    Horuz 

Horuz

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"I told you when you picked that kid up, you should have delivered him like we was hired to do!"

Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Tom Proctor

Voiced By: Héctor Miranda Ramírez (Latin-American Spanish dub), Txema Moscoso (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy

A member of the Ravagers, loyal to Yondu.


  • Beard of Evil: Horuz is one of the nastier Ravagers, and has a scruffy beard.
  • Character Death: He's killed in the dogfight with Ronan's forces.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Horuz was one of the Ravagers who responded to Rocket's call to protect the civilians from kamikaze attacks alongside Kraglin. In spite of his general crudeness, he does die defending innocent people.
  • Human Aliens: He's presumably not human, but there's not much to differentiate him.
  • Jerkass: He's probably the most unsympathetic of the Ravagers seen in the first movie.
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    Tullk 

Tullk

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"You best be very careful what you say about our captain."

Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Tommy Flanagan

Voiced By: Eduardo Fonseca (Latin-American Spanish dub), Eduardo Bosch (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Yondu's closest friend among his Ravager crew.


  • Affably Evil: He's a member of child-trafficking space pirate gang, yet he seems rather jolly and he's a loyal friend.
  • Aliens of London: He speaks with a thick Scottish accent.
  • Character Death: Gets tossed out the airlock by the mutineers alongside everybody else loyal to Yondu.
  • Glasgow Smile: Courtesy of being played by Tommy Flanagan, he has prominent facial scars.

Taserface's Ravager Clan

    Taserface 

Taserface

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Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Chris Sullivan

Voiced By: Santos Alberto (Latin-American Spanish dub), José Escobosa (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | What If...?

Rocket: So you shoot tasers out of your face?
Taserface: It's metaphorical!

A Ravager who leads a mutiny against Yondu when Yondu refuses to target the Guardians for the Sovereign.


  • Atrocious Alias: Rocket's opinion on the name ("I'm imagining yourself in front of the mirror all serious 'You know what would be a really kickass name? Taserface'!"), making all the other Ravagers laugh. And worse, even the Sovereigns also find it ridiculous.
  • Asshole Victim: Being immolated to death while you spend your last moments with someone laughing at you isn't a nice way to go, though considering Taserface was a cruel individual who executed Yondu's loyalists by throwing them out of the airlock and wanted to sell him and Rocket to slavery, not only is his fate very deserving but hilarious. Even better? His last request was to have Ayesha tell the Guardians that he was the one who brought their doom, but when she actually confronts them, she doesn't even bother passing the message along.
  • Beard of Evil: Combined with mohawk hair.
  • Berserk Button: Do not make fun of his name. Rocket learned this the hard way when he couldn't help but laugh at Taserface's name angering the bearded baddie to the point of changing his mind about eliminating Yondu first.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Taserface believes that Yondu's going too soft and leads a mutiny, but only succeeds with help from Nebula who has no problems overriding his order. Even after the mutiny Rocket can't take him seriously, and after Yondu gets his weapon back, he and the rest of the traitors are dispatched in a truly devastating Curb-Stomp Battle. Even his dying wish gets laughed upon by the Sovereign, who also can't take his name seriously.
  • Butt-Monkey: Mostly regarding the name. But given his contempt for Yondu, his bad luck is justified.
  • Dark Age of Supernames: His name definitely invokes this, especially considering the comic-book version debuted in the 1990 series featuring the classic team. Unfortunately, it's also way too ridiculous to take seriously.
  • Dumb Muscle: In James Gunn's words, he's "the dumbest character of all time".
  • Even Evil Has Standards: When asked if they should dispose of the captured baby Groot, Taserface is aghast at the notion and points out that he's far too adorable to kill. He tells them to suit him up and make them their (unwilling) mascot.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Every single time he speaks, he bombastically pronounces his words while plotting out evil on our main heroic forces.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: And a nasty one at that too.
  • Hired Guns: He positions himself as this to Ayesha for the big payoff It'll bring.
  • Kick the Dog: Dumping anybody loyal to Yondu into space shows him to be more ruthless than the standard Ravager.
  • Kill It with Fire: How Yondu dispatches him before the rest of the ship explodes.
  • Large and in Charge: Once he takes over the Ravagers in a mutiny.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Attempts to invoke this ("The fear it causes my enemies!"), but everyone else just makes fun of his name.
  • Nonindicative Name: He doesn't actually have Tasers in his face. He doesn't even have Tasers like his comics counterpart, who eventually switched to the much less ridiculous name "Overkill".
  • Not So Above It All: Even he agrees that Baby Groot is adorable.
  • Pyrrhic Victory: Even though he dies and his last request is glossed over, Taserface ultimately contributed in Yondu's death by leading the Sovereign to Ego's planet, which made the final battle even more difficult than it needed and lead to Yondu being forced to pull a Heroic Sacrifice to save Peter after the ship they piloted was destroyed. Had Yondu simply killed him with his arrow, Taserface wouldn't have warned the Sovereign and the Guardians could have quickly destroyed Ego's brain without leaving anyone behind.
  • Rubber-Forehead Aliens: He is obviously a human actor wearing a big, bulbous head prosthesis.
  • The Starscream: Eager to betray Yondu at the outset of Vol. 2 and take over the faction.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He obviously knew about Yondu's spare fin given his alarmed reaction when he wakes up and alerts the Ravagers to Yondu's escape. He had no reason to keep it, and it apparently never once occurred to him to destroy it or jettison it into space.
  • Undignified Death: He calls the Sovereign to tell them where Guardians are and request that when they kill Yondu, they tell him that it was Taserface who sealed his fate. He gets laughed at for his trouble and can do nothing but groan wearily before the ship's explosion takes him.
  • Unfit for Greatness: Taserface is ambitious enough to want to see Yondu ousted as leader and take his place. He's even big and mean enough most won't challenge him. However once he's in power the worst of the Ravagers don't really respect him, he's not very bright and his authority is constantly undermined. To add insult to injury, his brief leadership ends with his crew dead, and he himself being incinerated whilst someone laughs at his name.

    Retch 

Retch

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Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Evan Jones

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

A member of the Ravagers who sided with Taserface against Yondu Udonta.


    Half-Nut 

Half-Nut

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Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Jimmy Urine

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

A member of the Ravagers who sided with Taserface against Yondu Udonta.


  • Annoying Arrows: Doesn't seem to suffer any after-effects from getting several hypodermic needles in the face. Yondu's Yaka-Arrow on the other hand...
  • Bald of Evil: Most of his head is shaved, with the exception of a long ponytail similar to a Samurai Ponytail in look.
  • The Hyena: Delivers a lot of high-pitched laughs at just about anything.
  • Human Aliens: Like Kraglin, there's nothing suggesting Half-Nut isn't more than a regular human.
  • Kick the Dog:
    • Crushes and eats a large spider while getting into position to ambush Rocket on Berhert.
    • He's the Ravager who is personally responsible for ejecting Yondu's loyalists into space, laughing and jeering as he does so.

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    Brahl 

Brahl

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"Ain't so tough now without your toys, are ya?"

Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Stephen Blackehart

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

A member of the Ravagers who sided with Taserface against Yondu Udonta.


  • Butt-Monkey: In all his appearances, he tends to have something pretty bad happen to him, be it Rocket beating the shit out of him or getting the wrong end of Yondu's arrow.
  • Jerkass: He's certainly a nasty piece of work.

    Gef 

Gef

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"Hey, what about this little plant, can I smash it with a rock?"

Species: Unknown

Portrayed By: Steve Agee

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

A member of the Ravagers who sided with Taserface against Yondu Udonta.


  • Beard of Evil: A curly chinstrap that extends about an inch around his chin.
  • Eviler Than Thou: A comedic example. He asks if he can smash Groot with a rock, an action which Taserface of all people thinks is too far.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He wears thick goggles for some reason, and wants to smash Groot with a rock which is too evil even for Taserface.
  • Human Aliens: He's presumably not human, but there's not much to differentiate him.
  • Kick the Dog: He's eager to smash Groot, which even Taserface balks at.
  • Laughably Evil: He's rather amusing due to his stupidity and hamminess, but he's still an evil dude.

Stakar's Team

    Stakar Ogord 

Stakar Ogord

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"What do you say we steal some shit?"

Species: Arcturan

Portrayed By: Sylvester Stallone

Voiced By: Eduardo Liñán (Latin-American Spanish dub), Juan Carlos Gustems (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Avengers: Endgame

A high-ranking Ravager who has a paternal dynamic with Yondu, who hasn't seen him in twenty years since he banished him. Their paths cross during the film.


  • Age Lift: Like Yondu, he's in his prime in the comics, but significantly older here. note 
  • Adaptational Personality Change: Starhawk in the comics was raised by space pirates and was specifically noted not to have any interest in piratical activities, being something of a disappointment to his adoptive father. This Starhawk doesn't seem to have any compunctions about his job, though he definitely has lines he won't cross.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Also like Yondu, this Stakar is a space pirate, not a superhero. You can extend that to his whole team, too.
  • Back Stab: After Thanos knocks Stakar aside, he is stabbed by Corvus Glaive.
  • BusCrash: Avengers: Endgame makes it clear that Stakar and his Ravagers crew were turned to dust by Thanos via a holographic face reveal of Stakar Ogord at the Avengers HQ before the next holographic file transitions to Aleta, who also had been turned to dust by Thanos. He later returns to fight Thanos's army after the snap is undone.
  • Celebrity Paradox: In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Cap's list of the last 70+ years of pop culture includes Rocky. Stallone, of course, played the title character of that movie series.
  • Due to the Dead: He and the rest of his team show up at Yondu's funeral, each paying their respects both as a Ravager and as a friend.
  • Enemy Mine: Given that Thanos was responsible for Stakar, Aleta, Krugarr, Martinex, and Charlie-27 all turning to dust, it naturally goes without saying that they would share a common dislike for the Mad Titan after his snap turned them to dust during the events of Infinity War.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He may a professional Space Pirate, but he won't stand for any Ravager engaging in child trafficking.
  • Happily Married: He's married to Aleta, and they get on well.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: He does have a good reason why he rudely ignores Yondu as the latter politely greets him by chance at the Iron Lotus because back then, Yondu was with him by his side until he broke the Ravager's code by trafficking children including Peter which ended up getting him expelled from the Ravagers community which Stakar was heartbroken but had to respect it, takes no pleasure from it, genuinely missed him and he attends Yondu's funeral after he's notified about his sacrifice and gives the traditional Ravagers funeral to bless Yondu's passing.
    "If you think I take pleasure in exiling you... you're wrong. You broke all our hearts."
  • Human Aliens: Stakar is virtually indistinguishable from a normal human from Earth.
  • Killed Offscreen: When Stakar and his Ravager crew members were last seen in the MCU, they appeared in the post credits scene of Guardians of The Galaxy volume 2, with Stakar intending to get the old gang back together. Thanos on the other hand had different plans and thus Stakar and his fellow Ravagers were dusted off screen.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • His core team of Ravager top brass closely resembles the original iteration of the Guardians of the Galaxy. Yondu does not appear with them, but is stated to have been part of their team.
    • While his outfit is more akin to standard Ravager garb than his comic costume, it does include oddly elaborate shoulder ornaments, which are a subtle nod to his distinctive, almost identically ornamented comic headpiece.
    • Starhawk being head of the Ravagers is probably a nod to the comics, where he was raised by the leader of a similar band called the Reavers (of Arcturus)
  • Old Superhero: Played by 70 year old Sylvester Stallone, Stakar apparently was part of a gang of superpowered space pirates in his youth and even in his older years he still leads a group of more mundane space pirates.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: Stakar didn't appear in promo materials prior to the release of Vol. 2 and was only announced as being in it shortly before then, so Stallone's presence in the film likely surprised many.
  • Space Pirate: He's one of the high ranking members of the Ravagers, a fleet of galactic criminals whose motto is "steal from everyone."
  • We Used to Be Friends: He and Yondu were close friends and as he confesses in the film when he meets him at the Ravager homebase, it broke his heart and that of his team-mates to banish Yondu and he took no pleasure from it. Yondu's death by Heroic Sacrifice redeems him in the Ravagers' eyes.

    Aleta Ogord 

Aleta Ogord

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Species: Arcturan

Portrayed By: Michelle Yeoh

Voiced By: Marianna Santiago (Latin-American Spanish dub), Ana María Marí (European Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Avengers: Endgame

A Ravager captain.


  • Age Lift: As with Yondu, Starhawk, and Charlie-27, she's older than her comics counterpart.
  • Adaptational Modesty: Lacks the plunging neckline her comic counterpart has.
  • All There in the Manual: Her name (and consequently the fact that she's Stakar's wife) is only mentioned in the credits.
  • Amazon Brigade: After Peter Parker/Spider-Man questions how Captain Marvel could possibly fight her way through the Outriders in order to get the gauntlet to Iron Man, Aleta shows up with Okoye, Shuri, Pepper, Mantis, Valkyrie, Wasp, Gamora, Nebula, and Scarlet Witch to assist Carol.
  • BusCrash: After Stakar's holographic file at the Avengers HQ is shown in Avengers: Endgame, Aleta's file is shown shortly after and she too was revealed to have been turned to dust by Thanos. She later returns to fight Thanos's army after the snap is undone.
  • ClimacticBattleResurrection: In Avengers: Endgame when she is brought back to life by Bruce Banner.
  • Happily Married: To Stakar.
  • Human Aliens: Aleta is virtually indistinguishable from a normal human from Earth.
  • Jumped at the Call: When Stakar suggests reforming their old team, she gives an enthusiastic "Hell yeah!"
  • Killed Offscreen: Much like her other fellow Ravagers who were dusted off screen, she too experiences the same fate.
  • Race Lift: In the comics she has the appearance of a Causasian, while in the MCU she has the appearance of an Asian.

    Martinex 

Martinex

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Species: Pluvian

Portrayed By: Michael Rosenbaum

Voiced By: Jorge Roig Jr. (Latin-American Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Avengers: Endgame

A Ravager captain.


  • BusCrash: A holographic file shown of him in Avengers: Endgame reveals that he was turned to dust by Thanos. He later returns to fight Thanos's army after the snap is undone.
  • Exposed Extraterrestrials: Averted. He wears a Ravagar outfit.
  • Killed Offscreen: Much like many of the other off screen dustings, Martinex's dusting happened off screen during the events of Avengers Infinity War.
  • Number Two: To Stakar, before becoming a captain himself.
  • Silicon-Based Life: He appears to be made of crystal.

    Krugarr 

Krugarr

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Species: Lem

Portrayed By: N/A

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Avengers: Endgame

A Ravager captain.


  • BusCrash: After Shuri's holographic file is shown in Avengers: Endgame, Krugarr's is shown shortly after which reveals he was turned to dust by Thanos. He later returns to fight Thanos's army after the snap is undone.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: In a sense. In Doctor Strange, Thor asks Strange in the Stinger if "Earth has wizards now," implying sorcerers exist elsewhere. It's also possible Krugarr was the one who coordinated with the other sorcerers to rally the Ravagers to Earth for the final battle against Thanos in Endgame.
  • Killed Offscreen: Was turned to dust between the events of Guardians of The Galaxy volume 2 and Avengers Infinity War. Aleta, Stakar, Martinex, and Charlie-27 were also turned to dust and were brought back from the snap.
  • Magical Gesture: He summons what resemble magical emoticons using a similar type of magic as the sorcerers of Kamar-Taj.
  • Mundane Utility: Magic can warp the fabric of reality. It can also be used as extremely pretty sign language.
  • Snake People: His upper half is generally that of a scaled humanoid, while his lower half resembles a large red snake.

    Mainframe 

Mainframe

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Species: Artificial Intelligence (Android)

Portrayed By: Miley Cyrus

Voiced By: Angélica Villa (Latin-American Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

A Ravager captain.


    Charlie- 27 

Charlie-27

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Species: Jovian

Portrayed By: Ving Rhames

Voiced By: Erick Trujillo (Latin-American Spanish dub), Carlos Kaniowski (Europan Spanish dub)

Appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 | Avengers: Endgame

A Ravager captain.


  • Age Lift: As with Yondu, Starhawk, and Aleta, he's older than his comics counterpart.
  • BusCrash: A holographic file in Avengers: Endgame reveals that he was turned to dust by Thanos. He later returns to fight Thanos's army after the snap is undone.
  • The Cameo: Charlie-27 was one of the original Guardians of the Galaxy. Here, he appears briefly as a member of the Ravagers. His appearance also serves as a cameo for the iconic Ving Rhames.
  • Heavyworlder: Has a giant frame, presumably due to being genetically engineered to survive in a high-gravity world, though likely not Jupiter given the more cosmic setting.
  • Human Aliens: He looks just like a human, albeit huge (about eight feel tall), even though he is from another planet.
  • Killed Offscreen: Was turned to dust off screen during the events of Infinity War.
  • Race Lift: He was white in the comics. And as we know from Pulp Fiction, Ving Rhames is black and doesn't look like a bitch.
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