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- Ax-Crazy: In case trying to take over the world wasn't a hint as is, hunting down and murdering alternate versions of yourself is not the move of a sane person. Dr. K even labels him a psychopath during their conversation. Drakkon frequently enjoys attacking and killing folk, and when planning to kill Brody states it's the part he "enjoys most".
- Badass Cape: Evo III!Drakkon has a pretty sweet cape as a part of his suit. And it's fitting for his role as The Cape in his ideal world, even if he's anything but that.
- Big Bad: Of the alternate world and Shattered Grid arcs. As Battle for the Grid adapts the later arc for it's story, he's this for that game as well.
- Bling of War: Drakkon's Evo III form. It's black, graphite and gold with red trim. Fitting for a Ranger whose morphing call is "Black Dragon".
- Curious Qualms of Conscience: He tells Zeo!Tommy he didn't attack the other Zeo Rangers, even though he'd been planning to, in a way that suggests he doesn't know why not.
- Dark Is Evil: The dude's morphing call is "Black Dragon", and he's pretty damn evil. Taken to its logic conclusion in Shattered Grid where he gets a mostly black Ranger form.
- Deal with the Devil: Makes a deal with the Empyreals to betray the Omega Rangers, in exchange for getting his Ranger powers back.
- Evil Counterpart: An alternate version of Tommy Oliver who rejected the Rangers and stayed with Rita after he was freed from her spell.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones:
- In Issue #26, it's revealed that he is quite close with his universe's Finster (known as Finster 5) possibly viewing him as a Parental Substitute. This doesn't stop him from killing the cyborg in Issue #30 when he attempts to prevent Drakkon from tapping into morphers from power sets he's already connected to.
- In the 2017 annual, Rita also seems to be someone else Drakkon is close with. Similar to Finster 5, she might be a Parental Substitute as well. Subverted in this instance, since he ultimately killed her.
- Another candidate seems to be Coinless!Kim/Ranger Slayer. He tried to convince her into joining him, saying that they're very similar and that in another world, the two of them could be something more.
- Evil Cannot Comprehend Good:
- He's utterly baffled by the idea of the Zeo Rangers being True Companions, and especially their love for Tommy, refusing to see anything good or laudable about him.
- He seems to think Dr. K unintentionally unleashing Venjix, nearly leading to the annihilation of mankind is a good thing.
- Ultimately, this leads to his defeat. His rejection of the Rangers' friendship is what causes him to be weaker compared to other Tommys.
- Evil Overlord: Drakkon is the masked ruler of a dimension where the Rangers have been brought low, a genuine threat, and one of the most monstrous villains in the history of Power Rangers.
- Evil Wears Black: Throughout Shattered Grid, his Ranger outfit starts getting black parts to it, starting with black pants thanks to the Samurai Ranger powers, then black accents on the Zeo-based outfit. By the end of the event, Drakkon's suit is almost entirely black, with gold armor and red trim on it.
- Freudian Excuse Is No Excuse: The reason why he hates the other Tommy Olivers in the multiverse is because they serve as proof that Drakkon's evil and misery are by his own doing alone as the other Tommys faced just as much adversity and yet overcame it and thus got everything Drakkon envies for.
- Fusion Dance: An interesting case in while he himself isn't the fusion of two people. His Morphed form on the other hand, is the fusion of his two Ranger forms in MMPR. His Green Dragon Ranger and his White Tiger Ranger. Hilariously even one variant of Issue 30's cover references the namer of the trope.
- Godhood Seeker: He wants to be a god. In Shattered Grid #1, he achieves that goal.
- Green-Eyed Monster: Drakkon's fatal flaw and main motivation: looking into the Green Chaos Crystal, he saw all the other Tommy Olivers who led much happier lives than he did.
- Hate Sink: Appropriately applied since he’s an evil inversion of the franchises most beloved character. Every one of his actions seem to fall into one of two categories: further pissing off the people who already hate him or killing the few people that actually like him. His actions include killing the most beloved character of the franchise, who is a better version of himself at least TWICE, brainwashing one of the other most beloved member of the franchise into being his best killer (and possibly into a romantic relationship), capturing or killing many other characters across the Power Rangers franchise, and then destroying all of reality and rewriting it into a word where he's the opposite of this trope. Even then, people begin to catch on that something isn't right. What makes this all worse is that this isn't a Tommy who never broke free of Rita's brainwashing, this is a Tommy who broke free and then CHOSE of his own free will to become a sadistic, murderous, treacherous, self serving despot.
- Hannibal Lecture: Tries to give this to Billy when the latter discovers he's being held prisoner by Promethea. It doesn't work.
- Hero Killer: Jason Scott, Billy Cranston, Ninjor, Zordon, and Alpha 5 of his universe and main universe Tommy Oliver as well as Zeo Tommy, along with Dr. Oliver off screen, are just a few on his long list of kills.
- High Collar of Doom: His Samurai-influenced outfit has a popped collar. It disappears with the next power upgrade.
- Horrifying the Horror: Him being the horror, whatever he experienced between the end of “Shattered Grid” and “Aftermath” clearly scared the crap out of him.
- Humans Are the Real Monsters: He's one of only three willfully evil human beings in the franchise who became malevolent superhuman Big Bads by their own accord (the others being the Viktor Alder incarnation of Master Org and Lothor) whereas all other major antagonists were Brainwashed and Crazy humans, mutated humans, robotic psychopaths, malevolent aliens, or demons. Out of all of these, it's him who manages to rank up the highest kill count by wiping out the multiverse to replace it with something more to his liking. Thankfully this is undone, but still.
- I Just Want to Be Loved: Drakkon secretly harbors a desire to have the life that all the other Tommy Olivers had, with the love, adoration, praise, and idolization that comes with it. He just doesn't want to put in any effort earning it.
- Kick the Dog: Slowly crushes Alpha-6's head as an example to the In Space Rangers.
- Light Is Not Good: His original outfit is predominantly white, with some green and gold in the mix, and he's a crazed maniac with an army behind him. With further upgrades, the suit gets more black added on to it until all traces of green and white are gone.
- Never My Fault: According to his creator Kyle Higgins, this trope is the driving force behind his actions. Higgins states that early in his time as a Ranger, the Chaos Crystal showed him a vast number of alternate worlds and that every single other Tommy Oliver was a good person as opposed to the selfish one he is and was also loved and adored as opposed to how he is worshiped out of fear. Higgins says Drakkon looked at these versions that were so different from him and said "I'm not the one who's wrong, it's everyone else (referring to the other versions of himself)! There's nothing wrong with me, I'm not the problem, they are!" This drove him to not only kill every version of himself that he could get his hands on, but also to rewrite reality where everyone adored him the way they did the other Tommy's without doing all that pesky personal growth or change.
- Other Me Annoys Me: To a seemingly extreme degree. During Shattered Grid he goes after other versions of himself, killing both the main universe Tommy of the series as well as his Zeo counterpart, with his Dino Thunder self meeting a similar fate offscreen. It's revealed that this is because he can't stand that in every other universe Tommy Oliver is a much better person than him. That they met much of the same adversity that he did head on and he couldn’t use those as a Freudian Excuse.
- Pet the Dog:
- During Shattered Grid, Drakkon takes Zeo!Tommy's place during a celebration of Jason (thanks to a holographic disguise) and doesn't attack any of the Rangers to take their powers by force, instead sneaking Adam's Zeonizer away. He also has a heart to heart with Jason on top of the Power Chamber.
- In a twisted sort of way: him having all the other Rangers who he fought against in his ideal world. Sure, they were there to idolize him, but he could've easily just let them die.
- Power Copying: His mission in Shattered Grid. He seems to be collecting powers individuals from the Power Ranger teams he defeats in order to add to his own Power set. He gets Samurai powers in Issue #26 and by the end of the 2018 annual he at the very least has added Ninja Steel and Zeo to his collection. His end goal with this is to use all the powers he's acquired to enter the heart of the Morphin Grid itself.
- Red and Black and Evil All Over: His repowered form in Power Rangers has some of its parts in black with red cracks going over it.
- Redemption Rejection: Tommy offers to help Drakkon just before his team departs but he rejects the offer.
- The Sociopath: Lack of empathy? Check. Consummate manipulator? Believe it. Pathological need for stimulation? Likes to kill who he can to make his existence worth while. Lack of reciprocity? It's all about him, so don't even try to work with him. And grandiose sense of self-worth? Sees himself as the only perfect Tommy. Pretty much whatever our universe's Tommy Oliver is, Drakkon is not.
- Token Evil Teammate: To the Omega Rangers after they break him out of Zordon’s prison. He spends much of his time sneering at his teammates and their ideas of morality. Then he betrays them.
- Underestimating Badassery: He assumed the other Rangers would be easy pickings. Some of them, such as the S.P.D. B-Squad, disabuse him of this one, and send him running.
- We Can Rule Together: He asks Dr. K to join his forces, then makes it clear he wasn't asking. Having stomped on her traumas while he was trying to do so, she responds by trying to kill him.
Kimberly Ann Hart (of Drakkon's universe)
- The Atoner: After being freed from her brainwashing, she's helped against Drakkon's attack on the multiverse and lead the rescue team to save all the Rangers that had been captured and is now the leader of her own team of mismatched Rangers.
- Awesome Moment of Crowning: After defeating the Ghost of Rita she becomes the ruler of Drakkon's forces.
- Birds of a Feather: With Heckyl because they're both reformed villains.
- Boyish Short Hair: Unlike her counterpart, she keeps her hair very short possibly because long hair is harder to take care of in the world she comes from.
- The Dragon: Is this to Lord Drakkon at the beginning of the Shattered Grid Arc, until the brainwashing on her is broken and she turns against him.
- Dragon Ascendant: A variant since she is free from Drakkon's brainwashing, but following the defeat of Rita's spectre in the Coinless World, she is selected to be the leader of both Drakkon's forces and the Coinless.
- Evil Counterpart: She's the Kimberly from Drakkon's world. Though she's only evil due to being Brainwashed and Crazy.
- Future Badass: While the main timeline's Kimberly is an adept fighter and archer, Ranger Slayer!Kim is able to take on the core five with little to no trouble. Most notably, Kim stormed Drakkon's lair that was full of Ranger Sentries and made it to his throne room. By herself. Without her powers.
- Heel–Face Turn: After being freed from Drakkon's mind control.
- It's Personal: This Kim tried to assassinate Drakkon after Matt was killed in a raid.
- The Leader: Of the Beyond the Grid team, more than likely due to her years of experience.
- The Mentor: To Ellarien, since the young girl has no idea what her powers are truly capable of.
- My God, What Have I Done?: She nearly has a nervous breakdown upon being freed of the mind control.
- Spanner in the Works: After contacting her when her brainwashing has been broken, Drakkon worries that she might be able to disrupt his plans. Ultimately, she ends up being exactly this. She was able to save the main Tommy's life by allowing his soul to be kept in another dimension. Thanks to this, Tommy is able to come back and defeat Drakkon.
- Trapped in the Past: She had intended to go to the present of the main world to rescue Drakkon, but an anomaly led to her getting sent too far back into the past instead, before the Rangers ever met Drakkon and before Tommy became a Ranger.
- Walking Spoiler: On two levels; that she's the Kimberly of Drakkon's world, and that she's Brainwashed and Crazy.
- When She Smiles: After being broken free of Drakkon's mind control, when the younger Rangers take her to Ernie's Juice Bar, she has a genuine smile on her face and it's absolutely adorable.
- Cyborg: Using what was left of Alpha 5.
- Evil Genius: For Drakkon.
- Parental Substitute: To Drakkon.
- Neck Snap: Courtesy of Bad Boss Drakkon when Finster tries to stop him from stealing more powers for his own good. This gets undone when reality resets.
- Unwilling Roboticisation: Not him but he did this to others. It’s probably safe to say that Lord Zedd wouldn’t have wanted to be made into a Cyborg henchman using leftover Dragonzord parts.
Drakkon’s Ranger Sentries
- The Mole: For the Coinless, regularly feeding them information.
- Took a Level in Badass: Not only is he a member of the Coinless in that world, he's also The Mole for the Coinless in Drakkon's forces, hiding his true intentions and working his way up the ladder into a position as a Red Sentry and helping the resistance fighters numerous times on panel and who knows how many times off panel. Unfortunately he gets caught following a rescue mission and Drakkon snaps his neck for his betrayal. He’s Back from the Dead after reality resets and has become the head Tyrannosaurus Ranger Sentry.
- I Did What I Had to Do: Ryan Parrot says that Adam joined the Sentries out of the desperate conditions that Drakkon plunged the world into. He eventually reveals that Drakkon promised to save his sick wife and child if he joined his ranks. They died anyway.
- Enemy Mine: Join with Scorpina, Finster-5,and the Ranger Sentries in order to defeat an Undead Rita and Goldar. The alliance sticks after they win under the leadership of the Ranger Slayer.
- Alternate Universe Reed Richards Is Awesome: Make no mistake there have been episodes where Rangers very temporarily lose their powers and they’ve always refused to give up (barring the Overdrive Rangers) but in this world none of them have powers and they all make long-term commitments to fight the good fight as a Badass Normal Army.
- La Résistance: The only thing between Drakkon’s army and the complete conquest of Earth.
- Back from the Dead: Killed during ‘Shattered Grid’ but his death is erased when reality is fixed by the main universe Power Rangers.
- The Leader: Of the Coinless.
- Older and Wiser: Imparts some good advice to main universe Zack about confiding in his teammates.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: After Drakkon disappears, the power vacuum makes her desperate enough to resurrect Rita in order to fight Scorpina and Finster 5 without realizing that this could make things go From Bad to Worse.
- Number Two: To Zack for the Coinless.
- Sole Survivor: Before her world resets she’s the only one of the original five left with Zack, Billy, and Jason dead and Kimberly having been brainwashed. Luckily Zack is brought back and Kimberly is freed.
- Hidden Depths: In the Coinless world, Bulk reveals to Kimberly that he was secretly a big History buff and it was the only class he didn't sleep through during school. It's safe to say that this trait most likely carries over to the main universe Bulk.
- Odd Friendship: With Coinless Kim before she is brainwashed by Drakkon into the Ranger Slayer. They were actually partners in the Coinless and when the spell on her is broken she even hugs main universe Bulk, indicating that she had some pretty pleasant memories of her Bulk despite the terrible ordeal they were in.
- Took a Level in Badass: As stated before, he becomes Kimberly's partner in the Coinless world. He even survives years after she is captured. Given the kind of person Bulk becomes in the TV series, this isn't really a surprise.
- Mummies at the Dinner Table: Even after his death, Drakkon continues to "talk" to Saba, having entirely non-existent conversations with him.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: His attempt to kill Drakkon to prevent him from causing problems in the main timeline ends up freeing the villain, which leads to Saba's death and the entirety of Shattered Grid taking place.
- Sealed Good in a Can: He was designed to be a partner for the White Ranger in Drakkon's reality. When Jason was killed in the middle of the process and Drakkon stole the powers for himself, Saba would have also fallen to Drakkon. In one of his final acts, Zordon prevented this by sending the sword into hiding. Saba went into stasis until Billy and Tommy from the main timeline find him, the goodness within the two of them reawakening him.
- Teleporters and Transporters: One of his abilities. Even after he is killed, his body can still be used to create portals.
- Unwitting Instigator of Doom: He inadvertently begins the events of Shattered Grid. Out of a desire to protect the Rangers, he teleports to Drakkon's prison to kill the villain. However, he miscalculates, instead destroying Drakkon's chains and freeing him. Drakkon rips Saba's head from his body, then uses Saba's corpse to steal back his morpher and teleport himself to Ninjor to have it repaired.
- Parental Substitute: She shows shades of this to Lord Drakkon, primarily during his days of confusion following the spell from the Sword of Darkness being broken. Unfortunately...
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Drakkon kills her because she had become a mother figure to him, but he believed children eventually realize their parents are holding them back.
Mysterious Prisoner Ranger
Jason Lee Scott
A prisoner that was caged in the Deadlock.
- Canon Character All Along: He’s Jason.
- He's Back!: Reclaims his power coin and becomes the Red Ranger again at the end of issue 2.
- It's All My Fault: Blames himself for the atrocities the Red Ranger Sentries committed with his coin.
- Man in the Iron Mask: It appears that his whole suit is a cage that Drakkon put him in in addition to heavy restraints and a cell.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: Spending years imprisoned has not helped his attitude.
- What the Hell, Hero?: Is not happy about Kim, Trini, and Zack working with Scorpina and the Ranger Sentries.
- Distaff Counterpart: Apparently one to Ecliptor.