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    Benjamin Kirby "Ben" Tennyson 

Ben Tennyson

Initially a regular ten-year-old kid, Ben Tennyson happened to accidentally stumble upon the Omnitrix, a powerful watch-like alien device, which promptly attached to his wrist. After discovering that it allows him to turn into various alien creatures, each with their own set of powers, he quickly takes advantage of the situation by becoming a Super Hero, dealing with various human, alien, and supernatural threats.

    Ruby Rose 

Ruby Rose

Ruby is Ben's best friend. Ruby is a cheerful, idealistic young girl who always dreamed of becoming a Huntress to help people. However, she is a little socially awkward and somewhat fixated on her weapon, Crescent Rose. She is partnered with Weiss, and is the leader of Team RWBY.
  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: Crescent Rose can effortlessly cleave through trees, but Grimm can require additional effort if they're larger and more powerful.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In-Universe, she's cast as the basis of the "Red Queen", the villain of the cartoon starring Ben's alien forms.
  • Adorkable: She's shy, bubbly, and energetic. She also gushes over Ben’s aliens forms. A lot. She calls Echo Echo a cutie at one point.
  • Alliterative Name: Ruby Rose.
  • Ambiguously Bi: We know from the Ben 10k chapter that she's attracted to guys, but she's also rather taken with Ceres when they meet for the first time.
  • Audible Sharpness: Crescent Rose literally hums as it slices through the air.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: The youngest of the team (being 2 years younger than the rest) and acts like a spirited and somewhat naive young girl.
  • Badass Adorable: She slays monsters with a smile on her face.
  • Badass Cape: Dons a red cape in her usual huntress outfit.
  • Cleavage Window: Her future outfit has one. Ben sweats upon seeing it.
  • Cute Bruiser: She can casually sling Crescent Rose around even though it's as long as she is tall when fully extended.
    • She threw a guy through a window when she was 10. ‘’’10!’’’
  • Flower Motifs: Is heavily associated with roses. Her semblance leaves rose petals when she uses her superspeed.
  • Fragile Speedster: She can't really take a hit. Hitting her on the other hand, is another story altogether.
  • Friendly Sniper: Her primary Weapon of Choice is, in her own words, a "customizable high-impact sniper rifle", and she's a very cheerful Genki Girl.
  • Genre Savvy: Has her moments.
  • The Idealist: Much like canon, she looks for the best in people.
  • The Leader: Of team RWBY.
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter: Ruby has been shown to be a lot like her mother Summer Rose.
  • Kid Hero: Chapters 1-24.
  • Mini Dress Of Power: Her outfit is actually a one-piece, surprisingly. She's also a young capable fighter with lots of potential.
  • Missing Mom: Her mom died when she was young.
  • Multicolored Hair: Ruby's hair is black with red accents... or the other way around.
  • Nice Girl: Very kind and warm-hearted.
  • No-Sell: Zs'Skayr tries to possess her, but her Aura being active keeps her from getting inside her.
  • Super Speed: Her semblance lets her move at hyper-sonic speeds for short bursts.

    Max Tennyson 

Max Tennyson

Ben's and Gwen's Grandfather, as well as probably the most badass human being in the plumbers. A former member of a government organisation known as the Plumbers, Max Tennyson serves to Ben and Ruby as a Mentor and Reasonable Authority Figure.
  • The Ace: To the Plumbers, he is a legend because he was one of the best.
  • Adorkable: Back when he went on his first date with Verdona, he managed to hit this trope.
  • Adults Are Useless: Averted. He has the experience, the tools, and the ability to take down villains with or without Ben or Ruby's help. He knows about the Omnitrix from the beginning, does his
best to help, and, when informed by his grandchildren about aliens or other weird phenomenons, believes them.

     Kevin Levin 

Kevin Levin

Kevin was originally a street troublemaker kid with the ability to absorb energy, who got regularly bullied and abused by his step father. He accidentally absorbed energy from the Omnitrix, causing him to mimic Ben's shapeshifting powers. He became the "Batman" to Ben's "Superman", before getting roped in with the wrong crowd and decided to work to redeem himself.

     Weiss Schnee 

Weiss Schnee

The frosty heiress to the Schnee Dust Company. Elegant, self-assured, and determined to prove herself, she's cold...but also has a soft side to her. Her weapon is Myrtenaster, a "Multi-Action Dust Rapier" loaded with Dust cartridges that is both a deadly melee weapon and an effective conduit for her Semblance.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Weiss is much more nicer than in canon, especially since she's seen tolerating Ben.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Weiss has been shown to have a tiny crush on Ceres.
    • Her relation with Kylie borders on this.
  • Applied Phlebotinum: While it's implied that all the weapons use Dust, Myrtenaster, being a "Multi Action Dust Rapier", uses a lot of it, which makes sense considering her connections.
  • Curtains Matchthe Windows: She has light blue hair with Icy Blue Eyes.
  • Dance Battler: Weiss's moves are poised and graceful like she's ballet dancing or figure skating, even while she's gliding across the floor at high speed. Her dance-like motions are actually intentional as they're required to utilize her Semblance.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen
  • Dueling Scar: Has a small thin one over her left eye.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: She ties her ponytail to the right as her way of rebelling against her parents.
  • Girly Bruiser: Wears a "combat skirt" and heels into combat and will gladly destroy cultists with no problem whatsoever.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Her Dueling Scar is a small pale line over her eye which is easy to ignore when looking at her.
  • An Ice Person: Especially with her sword's blue setting — it's one of her magic types, and the most prominent.
  • Icy Blue Eyes
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite her rudeness, she's very polite to Kylie.
  • Magic Knight: She can use a variety of elemental and supportive abilities with her use of Dust and Glyphs on top of using her sword to cut apart Grimm with speed and grace.
  • Rapunzel Hair
  • Teens Are Short: Weiss is just 5'3''.
  • Woman in White: Dresses in white, has white hair and a snowflake theme.

     Blake Belladonna 

Blake Belladonna

A quiet and secretive young woman who loves books. She is secretly a cat Faunus and also Yang's partner.
  • Action Bomb: She can detonate her clones with fire dust.
  • Alliterative Name: Her first and last name both start with "B".
  • Animal-Eared Headband: The bow she wears on her head is designed to invoke this, giving the illusion of cat ears while hiding her real ones.
  • Badass Bookworm: As an outside huntress, Blake already has a wealth of combat experience that gives her a leg up above her peers. She also loves reading literature in her free time.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: As a cat Faunus, Blake has a pair of Human ears and a pair of cat ears on her head.
  • Combat Pragmatist: She prefers to get the jump on her foes and take them down stealthily from behind, slowly moving through enemy ranks until no one is left standing.
  • Combat Stilettos: Blake's fighting style is highly mobile and acrobatic even though she runs around in high heels.
  • Doppleganger Attack: Played with. Blake's Semblance can create shadow clones to distract opponents and take attacks for her, but she can't actually manipulate them in any way.
  • Dual Wielding: Blake can wield her Gambol Shroud this way, holding the main body with one hand and the sheath (which also possesses a cleaver-like cutting edge) in the other.

     Yang Xiao Long 

Yang Xiao Long

Ruby's older half-sister, Yang is a fiery young woman who wants to become a Huntress in search of adventure and excitement. A skilled brawler with a powerful Semblance, her passion for fighting is only matched by her flirtatiousness, confidence, and her penchant for cracking lame puns.
  • Adaptational Badass: Yang managed to go toe to toe with both Fourarms and Cannonbolt, aliens who have taken down giant robots and survived re-entry into Earth...and win!
  • Amazonian Beauty: Yang's beauty is on par with Ceres.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit leaves her navel exposed.
  • Big Sister Instinct: Yang is protective of Ruby, but less so than canon.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Yang knows she has the skills to pay the bills and is happy to let everyone know it.
  • Boobs of Steel: She has the biggest bust out of any of her teammates.
  • Boxing Battler: She primarily relies on boxing-style attacks in conjunction with the Ember Celica to deal punishing amounts of damage at point-blank range. She also integrates aspects of kickboxing when her fists aren't enough.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: Yang hits hard and fast in a fight and doesn't like to pull punches, but she's warm and friendly to those close to her and downright motherly to her sister.
  • Cleavage Window: As her art shows, her outfit leaves her bosom exposed for all to see.
  • Cool Big Sis: Yang is motherly and doting on Ruby, always rushing to her defense and wants the world to know how awesome she is.
  • Missing Mom: Yang's birth mother, Raven, took off when she was young. Her stepmother, Summer, died when she was young as well.

     Kylie Dombrowski 

Kylie Dombrowski

Kylie is a Huntress turned Plumber, and a member of the Zeta Squad. She's known for her gun wielding skills, empathy and humor. She is also an Osmosian, like her adopted brother.
  • Ambiguously Gay: It's hinted that she has feelings for Weiss that are more than platonic.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Can be vicious on the battlefield.
  • Childhood Friends: She's best friends with Weiss.
  • Cute Bruiser: Kylie has proven time and time again to be adorable...and also VERY violent on the battlefield, having used her gas mask to crack Fistrick's glass window and riddled a man with bullets.
  • Cuteness Proximity: She finds Echo Echo adorable. Ben gives her pictures of the alien as a birthday present, and when Weiss is turned into a member of Echo Echo's species by Animo's ray, Kylie is cuddling her like a living teddy bear until she returns to normal.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: What she sees when Lord Haslett uses his fear powers on her is what appears to be a flashback to her birth family being brutally murdered while she watched.
  • Fighting from the Inside: Her Aura isn't strong enough to keep Zs'Skayr out of her body, but she manages to maintain some control over her body, which she uses to slap herself in the face.
  • Genki Girl: Kylie is a very sociable person, having arranged the cabin idea and always happy to go somewhere.
  • The Gunslinger: Kylie's main weapon.
  • Knockout Gas: She can produce this type of gas.
  • Older Than They Look: Her petiteness means that people tend to be thrown by the fact that she's older than Kevin.
  • Odd Friendship: With Weiss. As cute as it is, there's a lot of questions to be asked about HOW they became friends.
  • Teens Are Short: Kylie is the shortest member of the Zeta Squad.

     Rook Blonko 

Rook Blonko

A Revonnahgander from Revonnah recently integrated in the Plumbers. A skilled, if inexperienced Plumber. Despite being an alien, he possess no special powers, instead relying on his skills, training, intelligence and a device called the Proto-tool that can transform into various weapons and equipment.
  • Adorkable: While he is an impressively effective fighter, he is socially awkward due to his lack of knowledge of Earth's customs and not understanding sarcasm.
  • Badass Normal: Unlike most alien species in the series, he lacks any ability that could be considered a super-power by human standards, and relies solely on his tech and Plumber training. Doesn't stop him from kicking ass.
  • Ditzy Genius: It comes from naivete rather than any actual ditziness.
  • Does Not Understand Sarcasm
  • Last-Name Basis: Rook is the family name—Blonko is actually his first name.
  • Literal-Minded

     Ceres North 

Ceres North

The leader of the Zeta Squad, Ceres was meant to be a mechanic/scientist for the base, but had to babysit her team instead. Though don't let her fool you, she gets involved in all the shenanigans willingly.
  • The Ace: She's drop-dead gorgeous and a skilled warrior.
  • Action Girl: Ceres is one of the best fighters in her team.
  • Adorkable: As tough looking as she is, she asks to see the Crescent Rose and gushes about it with Ruby.
  • Amazonian Beauty: Is both highly muscular and highly attractive.
  • Badass Gay: Well, Badass bisexual. Is a Genius Bruiser who has a girlfriend.
  • Child Soldier: Was implied to be one.
  • Contralto of Danger: It's noted in her debut chapter that her voice is rather deep for a teenage girl.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: In Chapter 27, it's heavily implied that Ceres is a former Child Soldier, whose government and Max's higher-ups basically forced into the Zeta Squadron leadership position when she thought that she was just going for her mechanical engineering degree.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: Ceres's Amazonian Beauty looks have apparently gotten the attention of both Ruby and Weiss, and Rook outright says that everyone in Zeta Squadron, which would include Kylie, has feelings for her.
  • A Father to His Men: Deeply cares for the Zeta Squadron members under her command, working herself into exhaustion to try and help Kevin when he falls ill, for instance.
  • Genius Bruiser: Both physically strong and highly intelligent.
  • Playing with Fire: Has pyrokinetic abilities. It apparently has to do with sunlight literally running through her, which keeps Zs'Skayr from even trying to possess her.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She stands at six-feet-tall, much taller than any of her teammates.



Doppler is a "vaccine" created by Ceres, Ari and Lev in order to keep Kevin alive. He can absorb and use the powers of his host.
  • Adaptation Name Change: From Skurd to Doppler, as the co-author thought Skurd was a "gross" name.
  • Adaptation Origin Connection: Doppler was made to help keep Kevin alive when his body and the Anti Trix start rejecting each other.
  • Arm Cannon: He manifests powers by either growing an extra arm or forming one from another alien form over an existing one.
  • Equippable Ally: His usual method of helping in a fight is to make a weapon from one of Kevin's aliens.
  • Fusion Dance: Of the composite type; on his own initiative he can mix and match the limbs of Kevin's alien forms.
  • Gentleman Snarker: He speaks in a very classy manner and tone.

Supporting Characters

     Gwen Tennyson
  • Action Girl: Even before she gained powers of her own, she could kick butt.
  • Academic Athlete
  • Adaptational Superpower Change: Gwen gains her powers from the Follies of Bezel, not Anodite heritage.
  • Demoted to Extra: Gwen doesn't play much of a big role in this series, not even appearing as a part of the Zeta Squad. Chapter 34 explains that she's too busy with school and her magic studies to consider being a Plumber at the moment, in addition to living farther away than her canon self did.

    Carl and Sandra Tennyson 

    Verdona Tennyson 

    Taiyang Xiao Long 
  • "Awesome McCool" Name: Taiyang can be translated as Sun. His full name is translated as Sun Dragon.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: The man who taught Yang her brutal, bare-knuckled fighting style, is built like a brick house, is at least as skilled as his daughter Yang, has a tattoo on one arm and a scarf tied around the other. He's also a great father!
  • Cartwright Curse: Both of his relationships with his daughters' mothers ended with his significant other either vanishing or dying.
  • Eccentric Mentor: While he's a bit of a nut, he's also an excellent teacher to Yang.
  • Heroic BSoD: Losing his first love and then Summer, his second wife, caused him to "shut down" as Yang described it for an unknown period of time- long enough that Yang effectively had to take over in raising Ruby. Thankfully it seems that he's recovered, and Yang doesn't hold a grudge in the present day.
  • Meaningful Name: One translation of "Taiyang" is "Yang Senior". His eldest daughter is one of the show's main characters and is introduced to the audience long before he is introduced. Her name is Yang.
  • Overprotective Dad: In a way.
  • Parental Neglect: According to Yang, Taiyang 'shut down' and was so busy at Signal that Yang had to raise Ruby for an unspecified amount of time. At some time he did return to being their father, but Yang is still carrying the psychological scars from that time.
  • Perma-Stubble: Much like Qrow, Taiyang has a stubble on his face, and like Qrow, was clean-shaven in the picture of team STRQ. Unlike Qrow, whose stubble makes up part of his lack of concern for appearance, Taiyang's is meant to give him a definite fatherly image.
  • Visual Pun: He's a very good father, who clearly loves and worries about his daughters and has a tattoo of a spiked heart on his arm. He has his heart on his sleeve.

     Anna Dombrowski 
  • Action Mom: She raises two kids back home, and can slice through thousands of vines in a second with her paper.
  • Good Parents: Anna and Sienna put Kevin through therapy and visited him weekly as he recovered.
  • Paper Master: Her powers.
  • Shout-Out: To Yomiko Readman from Read or Die.

    Sienna Khan 
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Sienna left this universe's version of the White Fang when Ghira stepped down, and joined the Plumbers with a number of other defectors, instead of leading the more extremist version of the group.
  • Good Parents: Anna and Sienna put Kevin through therapy and visited him weekly as he recovered.

     Summer Rose 
  • Action Mom: She and Taiyang were both huntsmen; even when he was a teacher, she went out on active assignments.
  • Good Parents: Ruby describes her as a "Super-Mom" and mentions that she baked cookies in addition to hunting monsters, and the entire family was devastated when she didn't return from the mission she was on.
  • Missing Mom: She often went on Huntress missions that took her away from home until, one day, she never returned. Ruby visits her cliff-top grave whenever she can.

     Ari Caro 


The Omnitrix aliens

Original 10

     Echo Echo
  • Badass Baritone: Regardless of voice actor, Diamondhead always has an awesomely deep voice.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Not naturally, but he can shape his hands into ones.
  • Gemstone Assault: Can shoot out a barrage of crystals from his body, almost going into Earthbender territory with his crystals as well.
  • Glass Cannon: Literally, though in a technical point of view, it's averted; Diamondhead actually is one of Ben's most durable aliens, as his crystal skin is extremely durable and he can regenerate his limbs.
  • Healing Factor: His ability to shape himself gives him a very limited self-healing ability.
  • Power Crystal: A living one at that.
  • Shapeshifter Weapon: He has entire control over his physiology, allowing him to shapeshift his arms into blades, project crystal shards and many other uses.
  • Super Strength: Is VERY strong.
    XLR 8
  • Cool Helmet: It has a retractable visor that protects his eyes while he's moving at high speeds.
  • Everything's Better with Dinosaurs: Looks like an armored velociraptor with wheels as his feet.
  • Fragile Speedster: He is physically frail and will usually fall after the first punch. Still, he runs so fast you can barely see him most of the time, so punching him even once is in itself an accomplishment.
  • Super Speed: Is Ben's fastest alien.
  • Blob Monster: Of the "liquid metal" variety.
  • Confusion Fu/Mighty Glacier: He's the latter when he's just Upgrade and the former when... everything else.
  • Expressive Mask: Well, "eye". It's the only way to tell if Ben's angry or glaring.
  • Eye Beam: Though it took Ben time to figure out, Upgrade can, even when not fusing with machines, shoot a plasma beam from his single eye.
  • Fusion Dance: With machines, technically.
  • Rubber Man: Can stretch his limbs and body at will, being a liquid metal.
  • Shapeshifting: He can reshape his body, stretching out to act as a parachute while falling, or projecting spikes to attack opponents.
  • The Smart Guy: The main appeal Upgrade seems to be brains over brawns, as he can merge with technology and use it to fight for him.
  • Technopath: He can take over any machine by fusing with it, upgrading it (hence his name) to incredible levels in the process. But it has limits; if the machine is sentient, it can struggle with the possession and get free.
  • Tron Lines: Galvanic Mechamorphs as a species have these, and they do well to add extra awesomeness to whatever tech they fuse with.
  • And I Must Scream: Unlike other species sampled for the Omnitrix, even the smallest sample of DNA contains an Ectonurite's consciousness. A copy of Zs'Skayr's consciousness was subsequently trapped inside the Omnitrix and fully aware the entire time. His fight with Zombozo showed signs of Zs'Skayr taking over.
  • Badass Boast: To Zombozo in "Last Laugh".
  • Combat Tentacles: His tendrils are strong enough to hold Vilgax.
  • Confusion Fu: It's hard to figure out where he going to come at you from if he makes effective use of his invisibility.
  • Creepy Good/Dark Is Not Evil: Ben can get very creepy when he turns into Ghostfreak, but he remains a good guy... as long as Zs'Skayr doesn't take over.
  • Eyes Do Not Belong There: Can move his eye around his body while in his second skin. Without it his eye is stuck in place because his head is a skull.
  • Horrifying the Horror: Ben managed to scare the crap out of Zombozo just by using this form.
  • Intangible Man: He wouldn't be called Ghostfreak if he didn't have these powers. Though there are chemicals that can neutralize this ability.
  • Weakened by the Light: Though Ghostfreak wears a second skin that protects him from such a weakness.
    Water Hazard

Later Aliens

  • Combat Tentacles: He can uses his arms as this.
  • Cyclops: He has a single large eye.
  • Green Thumb: He could merge with plant life and also spawn it.
  • Plant Aliens: Based on a Venus fly trap.
  • Rubber Man: His vines can elongate to great lengths.
  • Swiss Army Weapon: His seeds can be used as bombs, knockout gas grenades, or grow more vines.
  • Tunnel King: Thanks to his roots, he is capable of digging at high speeds and move underground.
  • Asteroids Monster: His basic power set is that every time his back is struck he becomes two doubles who are half the size but twice the weight, strength and durability.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Which appear to be made of metal.
  • Made of Iron: He literally looks to be so and is quite durable. This only goes up the more he multiplies.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: At four copies he's basically a bunch of super strong living cannonballs.
  • Self-Duplication: Like Echo Echo but with the unique spin that the doubles get smaller but stronger, heavier and more durable. This limits how many he can reasonably make but at the same reduces the risk of copies being harmed.
    Alien X
  • Combo Platter Powers / Composite Character: Combines the powers of Wildvine and Heatblast into a single form.
  • Elemental Powers: Both Chlorokinesis and Pyrokinesis, though the latter is limited to expelling it from his palms.
  • Green Thumb: In addition to being himself a plant, he can generate a gas that allows him to control plants. If there are no plants in the area, he can also spawn seeds that produce incredibly fast-growing plants.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Swampfire managed to survive getting cleaved by Tyrian.
  • Healing Factor: He can grow back limbs, his head, and even when he's been cut to pieces.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He is physically yet is as fast and agile as a human being.
  • Playing with Fire: He can shoot fire and throw fireballs from his hands.
  • Super Strength: Not the strongest alien in Ben's arsenal, but he still has enough physical strength to fight off Tyrian.
  • Whip It Good: He can grow vine whips from his hands that have burning tips.
  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: He can cut an entire giant rock in two with just one of his claws.
  • Badass Boast: His "Let me tell you something" speeches are intended to be this.
  • Blood Knight: He loves violence.
  • Catchphrase: “Lemme tell ya somethin!...”
  • Dumb Muscle: Ben gets dumber and more aggressive in this form, making it one of his least controllable forms. However, since he usually uses it for heavy combat, he doesn't really mind.
  • Full-Name Basis: Addresses everyone by their full name and title most if not all of the time, most prominently during his "Lemme tell ya something..." speeches.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He's practically this trope personified.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: It’s Ben. He’s still in there. Somewhere.
  • Large Ham: It wouldn't be Rath without him shouting "LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING..." and charging ahead with dramatic wrestling moods.
  • Masked Luchador: Rath wears a green luchador outfit.
  • Mega Neko: He looks like a big anthro tiger.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: An alien who looks like a tiger and fights and acts like a wrestler. That sums him up.
  • No Indoor Voice: This is pretty much his standard way to talk.
  • Third-Person Person: Additionally, addresses people by full name or title.
  • Tsundere: It is possibly parodied; he has a soft spot for his friends, but usually blows them off with a "Whatever!"
  • Wolverine Claws: Except he only has one on each hand.
    Grey Matter
  • Incredible Shrinking Man: Ben goes from whatever size he normally is, to about 6 inches tall.
  • Lethal Joke Character: Compared to most of Ben's other aliens, his powers seems pretty laughable and useless in a fight, but if well-used, he can become extremely useful and deadly.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: The smallest alien in Ben’s arsenal.
  • Wall Crawl: The mucus his skin secretes allows him to adhere to surfaces to climb them.
    Big Chill
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: He looks like a giant, vaguely humanoid, skeleton-like moth. Taken Up to Eleven in Gemstones.
  • Breath Weapon: Ice breathing, to be accurate.
  • Flying Firepower: A flyer with powerful ice breath abilities.
  • Ghostly Chill: The basis of his powers.
  • Glass Cannon: His ice powers are extremely powerful and able to defeat much stronger opponents, but his physical structure is relatively weak compared to most of Ben's fight-oriented aliens, making him easy to defeat if you find a way to attack him before he goes intangible (good luck for that though).
  • Harmless Freezing: There seems to be no ill effects from his ice breath.
  • An Ice Person: Though he's primarily used for his ice breath, Big Chill has several methods of freezing opponents including shooting ice beams from his hands, through physical contact and by going intangible.
  • Intangible Man: And can freeze everything he phases through to boot.
  • In the Hood: When folded, his wings form like a natural cape and hood, giving him a Grim Reaper-esque look.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: In this case this ghost is a ice-breathing alien bug.
  • Pungeon Master: Big Chill loves to make ice puns.
  • Brown Note: Just seeing his face inflicts either a terror response, madness, nausea or all three on just about anyone who sees it.
  • Creepy Good: He doesn't look scary at first, but the effect of people seeing his face is... disturbing.
  • The Dreaded: His literal power when he opens the cage on his head.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Being indescribably hideous turns out to be a rather useful power.
  • Mechanical Life Form: Seriously, just look at the picture.
  • Never the Selves Shall Meet: Rook implies that something bad happens if you make physical contact with one of the images that he conjures of past events, especially if that image is of you. Servantis is put into a Stable Time Loop of his interrogation via being forced to make contact with his past image.
  • Non-Action Guy: Not really used for combat due to his size.
    Shock Rock
  • Acid Attack: He can turn himself into living acid.
  • Blob Monster: He is made of a slimy, liquid substance that requires a UFO-shaped anti-gravity device to move and keep himself together. As a result, he can alter his shape and fly as long as the device isn't damaged or shut down.
  • Confusion Fu: His lack of anatomy means he could throw a punch from any part of his body, if he so chose.
  • Covered in Gunge: Not him, but others when he takes a hit.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: By way of being made of fluids.
  • Voluntary Shape Shifting: To a point. He can flow through any opening his little saucer can get through.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Take away his saucer, and he's immobilized.

Anti Trix Aliens

    Hot Shot

  • Blind Seer: Uses Echolocation to sense his surroundings.
  • Doppelgänger Attack: His secondary form of attack.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Echo Echo.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Is able to make more concentrated bursts of sound thanks to being able to duplicate. Unlike his Omnitrix counterpart, however, his soundwaves are lower pitched.
  • Me's a Crowd: Is able to duplicate, making him very useful.
  • Powered Armor: He (and other Sonorosians) are made of living sound waves so they wear containment suits.
  • Robo Speak: Sounds like a speech synthesizer.

     Black Ice
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Not naturally, but he can shape his hands into ones.
  • Energy Absorption: This power was mentioned in a comparison on SpaceBattles.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Diamondhead.
  • Gemstone Assault: Can shoot out a barrage of crystals from his body, almost going into Earthbender territory with his crystals as well.
  • Glass Cannon: Literally, though in a technical point of view, it's averted.
  • Power Crystal: A living one at that.
  • Shapeshifter Weapon: He has entire control over his physiology, allowing him to shapeshift his arms into blades, project crystal shards and many other uses.


     Brass Monkey

     Kevin Eat World


     Daft Punk
  • Badass Baritone: Mentioned having a deep voice.
  • Blob Monster: Of the "liquid metal" variety.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Upgrade.
  • Fusion Dance: With machines, technically.
  • Rubber Man: Can stretch his limbs and body at will, being a liquid metal.
  • Shapeshifting: He can reshape his body, stretching out to act as a parachute while falling, or projecting spikes to attack opponents.
  • Technopath: He can take over any machine by fusing with it, upgrading it (hence his name) to incredible levels in the process. But the mutation has limits; unlike his main counterpart, he can’t take over a machine entirely.
  • Tron Lines: Galvanic Mechamorphs as a species have these, and they do well to add extra awesomeness to whatever tech they fuse with.

     Black Parade

     Black Sea


     Savage Garden
  • Acid Attack: His acid is strong enough to burn Cannonbolt’s shell.
  • The Berserker: Savage Garden is wildly uncontrollable, having his DNA mixed with Vulpimancer DNA.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Wildvine.
  • Green Thumb: He could merge with plant life and also spawn it.
  • Shout-Out: His design is based off the Predaplants archetype from Yugioh.

     Dark Matter

     Green Day


     King Crimson

    Rainbow in the Dark
  • Cyclops: Has a single eye on his head.
  • Energy Absorption: His main power allows him to absorb any form of light or energy attack directed at him, then channel it into his own attacks.
  • Light 'em Up: Though he lacks Diamondhead's Gemstone Assault ability, he trades it for an amplified ability to absorb light and energy in general, channel it inside his body and redirect it as light-based attacks.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He seems to be faster and more agile than Diamondhead, but not as strong and durable.
  • Power Crystal: A living one, much like Diamondhead.

    Smashing Pumpkins
  • Elemental Powers: Both Chlorokinesis and Pyrokinesis, though the latter is limited to expelling it from his palms.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Swampfire.
  • Green Thumb: In addition to being himself a plant, he can generate a gas that allows him to control plants. If there are no plants in the area, he can also spawn seeds that produce incredibly fast-growing plants.
  • Made of Explodium: Doppler produces some of Smashing Pumpkin’s exploding seeds in a fight with against a possessed Tyrian.

     Eat the Rich



     LED Clones


Vilgax’s Faction


  • Animal Motifs: His appearance is rather shark-like.
  • Avenging the Villain: His entire goal in the second season.
  • Badass Bookworm: A genius in technology and science, but also a remarkable fighter when given the chance to prove himself.
  • Battle Butler: Vilgax's lackey, and while he doesn't fight that often, Awaken shows he’s quite the opponent.
  • The Dragon: He claims to have been Vilgax's, but he was more of just a high ranking servant.
  • Dragon Ascendant: Sort of; he doesn't exactly ascend to Big Bad status, but he does start his own business independently from Vilgax and becomes Undertown's main crime boss.
  • Power High: When he uses the To’kustar sample on himself in Undertown.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Slasher Smile: Quite often due to his shark-like looks.

  • Adaptation Origin Connection: Animo was inspired to continue his work when he saw Diamondhead on TV.
  • The Beastmaster: Of his own, he has little to no fighting skills, especially against someone as powerful as Ben or Ruby. But he usually has an entire army of mutated animals at his beck and call, so it doesn't really matter.
  • Body Horror: His experiments certainly give off this horrible vibe.
  • Cool Old Guy: Not at Max's level, but he comes close at being an awesome senior citizen.
  • Dragon Ascendant: Manages to become a Big Bad in a possible future; he managed to create an entire army of mutated alien hybrids from the corpse of Kevin Levin, as well as turn himself into a hivemind using the nanochips.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: The reason behind his Start of Darkness.

    Khyber the Huntsman 

    Six Six 

  • Cyborg: The large majority of his body is a mechanical, crab-like shell, but he is at least partially organic.
  • Giant Enemy Crab: As suggested by his name, he has a distinct crab-like appearance, completed with a pincer.
  • Light Is Not Good: His armor is golden, but he is far from being a good guy.
  • The Smart Guy: Of the team he forms with Sixsix and Khyber.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Has no problem hunting down Kevin.

Culture Of Death



Salem leads a campaign to bring about the Huntsmen Academies' downfall from the shadows, commanding the Grimm, Faunus, and humans to enact her will.
  • Ancient Evil: Salem has worked her evil from the shadows for thousands of years.
  • The Chessmaster: Salem's entire methodology revolves around careful manipulation, using pawns to covertly act and cause destruction and chaos, while leaving her motives and even existence nearly impossible to determine.
  • Not Quite Dead: It was initially implied that she had destroyed herself wiping out magic on Earth, but then Albedo mentions her in the present tense in Chapter 33...

    Cinder Fall 


  • Affably Evil: Although she is capable of cold, calculating acts of assassination or petty theft, she is generally energetic and quirky.
  • Badass Gay: With Charmcaster.
  • Dark Action Girl: A thief who uses stealth and isn't above employing underhanded tactics to defeat someone.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Charmcaster.
  • Masterof Illusion: Her Semblance, which allows her to project lifelike hallucinations into the minds of others.

  • Animal Motifs: Scorpions. He sits in a manner similar to an arachnid, his wrist-blades resemble a scorpion's pincers, and his ponytail looks like a segmented scorpion's tail. Just like his actual tail, which is a scorpion's tail, complete with stinger.
  • Arm Cannon: His wrist gauntlets have a pair of machine pistols mounted into each one.
  • Ax-Crazy: He's very eager to be given tasks that involve hunting down people.
  • Beware My Stinger Tail: He sports a scorpion tail with a wicked stinger at the end. However, it gets cut off by Ruby.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Tyrian fights with a pair of blades strapped to both forearms, resembling scorpion claws.
  • Blood Knight: While he primarily loves killing and maiming, the look on his face whenever he realizes he's faced with a challenge is pure glee.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: Tyrian enjoys violence and bloodshed and is a brutal fighter.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He spends much of his dialogue belting out wild peals of laughter, and nearly all of his dialogue is laden with verbose Purple Prose and dramatic gestures. Combined with his extremely expressive face and movements, he dominates most scenes he's in and treats the battlefield like it's an arena for a stage performance.
  • The Hyena: He's constantly laughing and giggling, even in situations where it'd normally be rather inappropriate, such as fighting or normal conversation. It helps to make his character even more unsettling.
  • Not Me This Time: Basically his reaction when Ben asks if he killed Max.
  • Scary Scorpions: He has a psychopathic interest in attacking people and the opportunity to kill reduces him to fits of laughter. He wears a long plait that takes the shape of a segmented scorpion tail and he sits in a manner similar to a crouching arachnid. When he fights, he uses wrist-blades that resemble a scorpion's pincers. Underneath his duster, he hides a long scorpion tail that looks almost exactly like his plait and reveals that he is a scorpion Faunus. When striking with the stinger, his eyes turn the same deep purple as the poison that's contained inside the stinger.
  • Slashed Throat: Left on many of his victims.

  • Adaptational Badass: Albedo is much more equipped to deal with Ben; his forms are "edited" in a sense, with his Humungousaur having his canonical Ultimate's "missile arm".
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Him wishing to be a peacekeeper while being curious about Ben's choice to stay on earth is very different from his prime counterpart. Also, he's not outright hateful. Cool, calm and collected, and almost resigned to his new base body. He also seems to genuinely be friends with Neo, having apparently learned ASL to communicate with her. Later, he expresses nothing but disgust towards Servantis and his hypocrisy.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Is disgusted by Servantis's hypocritical actions, and even interferes with his campaign against Ben against Salem's orders.
  • I Am Not Left-Handed: Ben only narrowly won their penultimate fight, and Albedo implies to Neo afterward that he was holding back...
  • Token Good Teammate: So far he seems to be one of the most genuinely moral members of Salem's group, even interfering with Servantis's plans against her orders.
  • Villainous Friendship: Seems to genuinely be friends with Neo, having even learned ASL to communicate with her.
  • Worf Had the Flu: Part of the reason Albedo did so poorly during his initial fights against the Team RWBY and Zeta Squadron members was because he's more used to fighting aliens in "formulated" attacks, taking advantage of their shared powers and weaknesses. Against humans, with their own fighting styles and weapons, he's less effective, it's noted that he does a lot better against Ben in his alien forms.

  • Silent Snarker: Her muteness in no way keeps her from snarking at Albedo, especially since they both know ASL.
  • Villainous Friendship: Seems to genuinely be friends with Albedo.

  • Dirty Coward: He's not just afraid of what Ben could do if he misused his power, he's afraid of what Ben would do to him in particular.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Albedo manages to guess, apparently correctly, that the real reason that Servantis hates Ben so much is that he's jealous of how close Max was to him.
  • Hypocrite: Albedo calls Servantis out on how, despite his claiming to be motivated by fear of what the supposedly irresponsible Ben could do with the power the Omnitrix gives him, he doesn't fear Albedo the same way, despite having similar abilities and Galvan hyper-intelligence, and guesses that the real reason he hates Ben is because he's jealous of how the boy stole Max's attention away from him.
  • Moral Myopia: Servantis claims that Ben is irresponsible with and unworthy of a device as powerful as the Omnitrix, but is willing to use Psyphon's dangerous mutagenic "Crystal Dolphin" drug to take Ben down, which Ben calls him on.
  • Never My Fault: Even after he's captured, Servantis refuses to accept that he could have been wrong about Ben, tries to justify Max's death as necessary, and even tells Ben that he should have helped Vilgax when his refusal to send Vilgax aid when the Fulmini invaded Vilgax's homeworld led to Vilgax becoming a Fallen Hero after being tortured by the High Override.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: Albedo, apparently correctly, manages to guess that the real reason Servantis hates Ben so much (or at least part of it), even to the point of allying with Salem to take him out and trying to pull a Frame-Up, isn't because Ben's irresponsible with his abilities (Albedo even calling Servantis out on the hypocrisy of how the Rooter doesn't have a problem with him despite having similar powers to Ben), but because he's jealous of how close Max was to Ben.
  • Psychological Projection: Azmuth attributes at least part of Servantis's hatred towards Ben to him doing this to the boy. For example, his criticism of not helping Vilgax seems to be drawn from Servantis refusing him Plumber aid when the Fulmini invaded, leading to Vilgax being tortured and becoming a Fallen Hero.
  • Smug Snake: Servantis does have some legitimate intelligence and powers, but his ego leads him to his defeat. Twice during his plot to Frame-Up Ben as dangerous, he has to think fast because he didn't anticipate how much the other Plumbers liked Ben and that they'd be willing to give the boy the benefit of the doubt instead of blindly accepting his "evidence". Then, when he tries to pull his illusion trick on Ben again, he fails because he didn't expect Ben to be able to use Blitzwolfer's nose to find the real him, and gets tricked into an Engineered Public Confession because he takes the time to give Ben a verbal dressing-down, not knowing that he could use the Omnitrix as a communications device to broadcast what he was saying to the rest of the base.
  • Stable Time Loop: As punishment for his crimes, Verdona, apparently at Azmuth's suggestion, has Ben use Clockwork to place him in one of his interrogation.
  • Villain Has a Point: Despite being a total Hypocrite, Azmuth tells him that he was right about one thing, that Ben was never meant to have the Omnitrix, Azmuth had intended it for Max, and it only bonded to Ben because he and Max shared DNA. At the same time though, he counters Servantis's claims that Ben isn't worthy of wielding the device, saying that he would have reclaimed it if that were truly the case.

Zs’skayr’s Faction

  • Enemy Without: Started out as one of Ben's aliens, until his consciousness slowly awakened and started to take over Ben's, eventually allowing him to escape the Omnitrix.
  • Grand Theft Me: His intention toward Ben, for revenge of being used as a “plaything.”
  • No-Sell: He can't possess Ben in alien form due to the "hybrid DNA” or hunters due to Aura, at least when they're conscious. Ceres is similarly immune due to her powers, he doesn't even try to hijack her body.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: Ectonurites are technically alive, for one thing (though their concept of life is different than that of most sentient beings).
  • Staying Alive: Well, he is a ghost-like alien.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Not really that weak, but his weakness to sunlight makes him easier to defeat in a straight fight.

     Lord Haslett 

     Elias Victor 

Minor Villians

  • Adaptational Badass: He gained a monstrous new form, akin to Green Goblin from Spiderverse.
  • Body Horror: Midnight Madness has him look more zombie-like with his body rotting away.
  • Dark Is Evil: Commonly dresses in predominantly black attire.
  • Emotion Eater: As mentioned in his first appearance. He used to have severe depression. He tried making a machine that could control emotions of other people, so they could understand how he felt. It fed off the positive energies of the person, and left them as a husk.
  • Humanoid Abomination: He mutates into a horrifying giant in his first appearance against Ben.
  • Mind Rape: Inflicted this to Ben in his first appearance by taking advantage on Ben's fear of clowns. Ben then payed him back using Ghostfreak.

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: He is blue.
  • Anti-Villain: Type II in his first appearance; while he was relying on murderous methods, all he wanted was to protect his home.
  • Beard of Evil: Shaped like mendibles, no less.
  • The Beastmaster: He has an empathetic link with arthropods and can use them for fighting purposes.
  • In the Hood: His typical attire before his mutation.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: He initially was only trying to kill a councilwoman to prevent her from destroying his home. Bad, sure, but not that big of a threat. After Ben destroyed his home, killing many of his insect friends in the process, however, he attempts to nuke the whole city as a payback.
  • Villainous Breakdown: After Ben destroyed his house and killed many of his bugs.

     Steam Smythe 
  • Alliterative Name: His machines run on steam, and his name is STEAM Smythe.
  • Born in the Wrong Century: As always. The narration describes him as the "baby boomer's baby boomer".
  • Double Standard: He HATES modern technology, but seeks out the weapons of deceased inventors.
  • Evil Brit: Speaks with a Brittish accent.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a top hat.
  • Nostalgia Filter: Stubbornly flaunts the "superiority" of the past over the modern age. He overlooks the fact that all of the famous historical figures whose artifacts he seeks were people considered ahead of their time and responsible for pushing their present into the future and thus would never share his sentiments.
  • Steampunk: Pretty much all his weapons and gadgets run on steam.


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