Scott Truman / Ranger Operator Series Red | (Actor: Eka Darville)
- "Here we go, people. Let's bring the pain."
The leader of the team, Scott is a former Air Force pilot who longs for the approval of his overbearing father, Colonel Truman. Scarred by the death of his older brother, Marcus, Scott is often doubtful of his ability to lead the Rangers to victory, though he doesn't let that stop him.
- Adaptation Personality Change: Scott's cynicism and snarkiness are the complete opposite of Sousuke's Hot-Blooded Idiot Hero personality.
- Bash Brothers: Commonly with Flynn as he's the one guy who regurlarly follows his orders and doesn't give too much back talk. He slowly grows with Dillon into this over the course of the series, though they won't admit it.
- Berserk Button: Never put a scratch on his car, just don't!
- Betty and Veronica: The Betty to Dillon's Veronica for Summer's Archie.
- Cool Car: It's painted red. It's his pride and joy.
- Cool Sword: Street Saber
- Despite only one or two actual uses, the Rail Saber counts, too.
- Dance Battler: His actor is apparently trained in Capoeira, it shows in the unmorphed fight scenes.
- Deadpan Snarker: Despite his perceived Plain Jane qualities, he gets in some pretty good lines here and there. Especially when he's exasperated, then he goes into full on Sarcasm Mode.
- The Hero: He's in charge, even though Dillon is the main character.
- Heroes Prefer Swords: His special weapon is a broadsword.
- I Owe You My Life: To Summer, after he was shot down and wounded before Corinth was sealed. This is implied to be the moment he became smitten with her too.
- It's Personal: With Shifter, after the 'bot tries to control him.
- Law of Chromatic Superiority: Only Ranger to pilot the Paleozords. He doesn't get a Battlizer, though.
- Love Interest: To Summer. However she's torn most of the series between him and Dillon.
- The Leader: To the RPM Rangers.
- Nice Guy: Despite his slightly cynical nature, he really is a good guy. This is what both attracts Summer to him but also is the reason she doesn't choose him, as she's even more attracted to Dillon's bad boy persona. True to trope, he comes to terms with this, remains friends with her, and supports he wishes.
- Noble Bird of Prey: His Animal Motif is the Eagle.
- Standardized Leader: Though downplayed thanks to his father issues and inferiority complex.
- Super Speed: His suit ability charges his body with energy, and shoots him off at a high speed.
- Supporting Leader: though he does get his own arc in the season, the protagonist role seems to go to Dr. K and the two new guys Ziggy and Dillon. Hes still the Hero and the Leader but the story is viewed through their perspectives.
- "Well Done, Son!" Guy: A good deal of his character arc is this. He seeks to full the void left by his brother's death to his dad by being the best he can be. Which in this case is being as great a leader as his father is. Even then once he proves himself to his dad he also has to contend with him from a leadership position when his team mates go against protocol.
Flynn McAllistair / Ranger Operator Series Blue | (Actor: Ari Boyland)
- "This is how we do it GLASGOW STYLE!"
A former police officer, firefighter, and foreign aid worker of Scottish descent, Flynn has a pathological need to help people that often gets him into trouble. As the team mechanic he's responsible for keeping their gear working, and has been known to improvise solutions to a number of problems.
- Ascended Fanboy: Ever since he was a kid, all he wanted to be was a hero like the ones he read about in comic books. After years of failing to help in regular life, he fulfills his dream by becoming the Blue RPM Ranger.
- Badass Driver: His introductory scene is him driving a run down bus full of civilians through a horde of grinders and blasters to safety. The only damage to the bus was a front plate that didn't fall off until after he got past the grinder horde.
- BFG: Turbo Cannon
- Big Eater: It's largely implied considering he was the one huge on the wedding reception and always exasperated when he has to waste food.
- The Big Guy: In an aversion of the usual blue position, Flynn is the team muscle, though he's no slouch in the brains department either.
- Brave Scot: To the extreme, skirting the lines of parody, but always a badass.
- Cool Car: Blue.
- Genius Bruiser: He's the best with machinery and tools among the Rangers and is a big, tough brawler in a fight.
- King of Beasts: His Animal Motif is the Lion.
- Running Gag: He never gets to drink a smoothie, does he?
- Samaritan Syndrome: His previous jobs all revolved around helping people, but his uncompromising principles always led to him getting fired. The turning point was the incident that led to him saving the bus full of refugees seen in the pilot episode.
- Scotland: Complete with thick accent. Played by a Kiwi. Hilarity Ensues.
- Ship Tease: With Gemma. Though sadly we never see them get together on screen.
- Time Stop: As his suit power; manifests itself as Super Speed.
- Weaponized Exhaust: His solution for clearing his suit's energy channels (to both allow him to morph and fix the Time Stop ability) in "Ranger Blue" is to insert the Engine Cell backwards, allowing all that excess energy to be channeled into the "run-off explosion" (as Ziggy puts it) and ramp it Up to Eleven...which he puts to good use by putting the bad guys behind him as he morphs. Even Dr. K is dumbfounded by his brilliance.
- "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Though not to Scott's extent, and only as a kid. Upon arriving at Corinth, his dad is fully supportive of him.
Summer Landsdown / Ranger Operator Series Yellow | (Actress: Rose McIver)
- "I don't care where you came from. I want to know where you're going."
A spoiled rich girl who barely made it into Corinth alive, Summer experienced an epiphany and decided that she wanted to help people. She's determined to save Dillon, despite his own strong objections, and frequently plays the mediator between he and Scott.
- Adaptation Personality Change: Her personality is definitely a far cry from Saki's.
- Action Girl: She's usually the first in the group to charge to the grinders.
- All Girls Want Bad Boys: With Dillon of course, which is why she chooses him over Scott.
- Arranged Marriage: And thankfully subverted.
- Badass Biker: Used for a Kamen Rider Shout-Out, too.
- Bears Are Bad News: Her Animal Motif is the Bear.
- Betty and Veronica: The Archie for Scott's Betty and Dillon's Veronica.
- Biker Babe: She's the only one who uses a motorcycle for transport.
- Break the Haughty: As seen in her two-part Whole Episode Flashback. First, the end of the world happens. Then she's left behind by soldiers, with her closest friendly actually shoving her off the back of the truck while the Venjix bots attack. Then, after some time travelling the wastelands with the closest thing she has to a father figure, he's killed (like, properly, for real dies) right in front of her.
- Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: The Gentle Girl to Dillon's Brooding Boy.
- Composite Character. While she takes her designation from her Go-onger counterpart Saki, her backstory is more based on Miu Sutou, who also comes from a wealthy family.
- Energy Ball/Kamehamehadoken: Her suit ability
- Fair Weather Friend: Was surrounded by these before the Venjix attack. Special mention must go to the one who threw her off a moving truck, then expected to still be best friends a year later, insisting that she knew Summer would be fine.
- Improbable Weapon User: The Zip Charger is basically an Attack Drone in the size and shape of a toy car, used to ram targets repeatedly.
- Kamehame Hadoken: Summer's Ranger Suit ability allows her to fire off a massive ball of energy.
- Kicking Ass in All Her Finery: In "Ranger Yellow, Part 2" Grinders storm her wedding, and she spends most of the fight kicking ass in her wedding dress.... and some of the fight kicking ass WITH her wedding dress
- Lonely Rich Kid: Pre Venjix Apocolypse.
- Ms. Fanservice: She has the good looks, Her hair, her outfit, Even her body.
- New Powers as the Plot Demands: Some of her abilities are established from the beginning, implied or at least foreshadowed... and then some appear out of nowhere, like hypnotizing.
- Parental Abandonment: Pre-Apocalypse her parents merely gave her access to large amounts of money and left her with her surrogate father-butler. Post-Apocolypse they had an agreement to basically stay out of her life when she actually wanted to make a change. For all it's worth, they're on good terms.
- Rich Bitch: Subverted. While she was engorged in her highly luxurious life style and surrounded herself with vapid bimbos, she honestly was a good person. Just one not prepared enough for the real world, much less a post-apocalyptic one.
- Token Girl: Until Gemma showed up.
- Took a Level in Badass: Before the first episode, on her journey alone across the wastelands. She went from a lazy empty-minded Rich Bitch to a first-class badass Action Girl.
- Uptown Girl: Yep
- Wacky Parent, Serious Child: Not so much wacky as a bad case of Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense, but Summer is definitely the serious, responsible one in the family, much to her annoyance.
Dillon / Ranger Operator Series Black | (Actor: Dan Ewing)
- "You guys are the answer. I'm just looking for the question."
A cyborg with amnesia and something of an attitude problem, Dillon is recruited into the Rangers as part of a work-release program from Corinth's jail. He wants to find out more about his past, has a mild rivalry with Scott, a fair amount of Unresolved Sexual Tension with Summer, and a close friendship with Ziggy.
- '90s Anti-Hero: He is a brooding cyborg with a mysterious past. He drives around in a Cool Car amidst the apocalypse. His color is black and his Animal Motif is wolf.
- All Girls Want Bad Boys: Summer certainly does.
- Badass Driver: "If that thing has a steering wheel, I can drive it." He makes it through the barricade in broad daylight during the first episode, something Ziggy thought was impossible, and later does it again with Tenaya providing cover fire.
- Barrier Warrior: His suit ability.
- Berserk Button: Don't damage his car, either.
- Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Scott's Betty for Summer's Archie.
- Big Brother Instinct: Towards Ziggy. Though he's constantly irritated by him he won't let any danger actually come to him. His one request for anything was to get him out of jail.
- Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Brooding Boy to Summer's Gentle Girl.
- Cool Car: The other one in the garage. And it's painted black.
- Deadpan Snarker: One of his defining traits.
- Deflector Shields: His ranger power. It lasts for ten seconds but is very powerful when used correctly/
- Expy: Of Wolverine from X-Men. He's the brooding loner who's Jerk with a Heart of Gold, has a Dark and Troubled Past involving being experimented on, and is in a love triangle with the leader and his love interest.
- Everyone Has Pistols: Rocket Blaster
- Half-Human Hybrid: He possesses Venjix cyborg implants that give him enhanced physical abilities.
- Hand Cannon: Rocket Blaster
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Ziggy.
- Hollywood Cyborg: He's a cyborg.
- Hot-Blooded: When dealing with Summer's arranged marriage, he repeatedly has to be held back by Scott from yelling at her parents.
- Implacable Man: During the situation with the Venjix bot that has his memories, Dr. K remotely freezes up his suit. He regains control via pure force of will. The attack bot shoots everything it has at him. Not only does Dillon keep coming, he doesn't even give any sign he felt the attacks.
- I Was Just Passing Through: No one's buying it.
- The Lancer: Can also qualify as The Big Guy due to his cyborg parts giving him increased combat prowess.
- Laser-Guided Amnesia: His memories were removed by Venjix. Not erased, a bot literally took them away and ran off with them.
- Luke, I Am Your Father: Dillon is Tenaya's brother. Though the fans already knew it anyway.
- Mr. Fanservice: Dan Ewing embodies this trope.
- Noble Wolf: His Animal Motif is the Wolf.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Dillon isn't his real name and he never actually learns the real one.
- Phlebotinum Rebel: Kidnapped by the enemy? Check! Gotten implants by said enemy giving him enhanced strength? Check! Uses these abilities to fight against said enemy? Check!!
- Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Ziggy's Sensitive Guy.
- Sizeshifter: Dan Ewing embodies Tall, Dark, and Handsome trope, yet Dillon notably gets shorter while helmeted, for certain reason.
- Super Reflexes: Thanks to his cyborg implants.
- Supporting Protagonist: He is the central character, but Scott is their leader.
- Troubled, but Cute
- You Are Number 6: Known among the Venjix collective as Subject D-44.
Ziggy Grover / Ranger Operator Series Green | (Actor: Milo Cawthorne)
- "In times like this, there is one question that needs to be answered: are we, or are we not, the good guys?"
An ex-mobster with a streak of bad luck, Ziggy becomes friends with Dillon after he tried to rob the brooding Black Ranger in the pilot. Hired to find a Green Ranger candidate, he ends up putting the morpher on himself to protect it from Tenaya 7. Has a complicated relationship with Dr. K.
- An Axe to Grind: Turbo Ax. Ironic, given his fighting prowess.
- Badass Unintentional: His first morph. Well, most of the season really.
- Butt-Monkey: Poor Ziggy. It seems that barely an episode can go by without the Green Ranger totally embarrassing himself in some way. Best reflected by his first ever morph. Previous rangers, whether they Jumped at the Call, were thrown in the cockpit or even stole their powers, always morphed with a fair amount of dignity and grace the first time. What's Ziggy's first line upon realising what he has become?Ziggy: Woah! I'm a Power Ranger! I don't wanna be a Power Ranger! I do not want to be a Power Ranger!
- He then proceeds to get kicked all over the place.
- Conveniently an Orphan: Implied to have been raised in an Orphanage of Love.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Despite not being very bright, Ziggy does get a hold of his powers quickly.
- Deuteragonist : Scott doesnt even get this in a rare thing for Power Rangers. Ziggys dynamic with the two Protagonists, Dillon and Dr. K are the main relationships of the series as his role as The Heart are major drives for the Character Development of both characters, his own development and fight with the Scorpion Cartel are also major storylines.
- Falling Into The Ranger Suit: He had to use the morpher to keep Tenaya from bonding with it.
- Giving the Sword to a Noob: The Rangers' morphers are designed to be operable only by the first person to use it, as it recorded his DNA as a security lock. Because of the situation, it was he or one of the bad guys, so...
- Genius Ditz: Ziggy is generally clumsy and airheaded but can make shadow puppets very easily to use as decoys against his enemies.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Dillon.
- The Heart: Its not his brains or fighting skill that make home a great Ranger, those do come later though.
- Improv Fu: The Plucky Comic Relief became a Power Ranger by accident and out of desperation so he had no qualifications or skills to actually be a good fighter. Instead he mostly runs around a fight scene dodging enemies or using nearby props as weapons and ways to protect himself. He gets better at hand to hand throughout the series though.
- Limited Wardrobe: While all characters apply, Ziggy gets a special mention, as it only happens after he becomes a Ranger. Before that, he used different clothes.
- The Mafia: Was a member of it.
- Mentor Ship: With Dr. K.
- Meta Guy: "Weird? Okay, you cruise around in a giant yellow teddy-bear, okay? I drive a big, green FISH! Look in the mirror, people, we're in no position to be sitting in judgment of anything weird!"
- Minion with an F in Evil: During his time in the mafia, on account of being as threatening as a fuzzy pillow.
- Motor Mouth
- Nice Guy: Even when he tries to pull off a tough guy persona, Ziggy never comes off as a brute and shows he is still a nice guy at heart. He doesn't seem interested in being a part of the The Scorpion Cartel and only wants to help sick children at the orphanage, even at the risk of his own safety. Even his Butt-Monkey status doesnt waver his friendly demeanor and he always pursued a more positve relationship with his main detractor Dr. K.
- Non-Action Guy: He hides behind Dillon in his first fight, and is the only Ranger in history that doesn't get insta-martial arts. He becomes a fairly capable fighter later in the show.
- Pass the Popcorn: He is often seen munching on a bag of popcorn when the other Rangers are squabbling with each other/Doctor K.
- Plucky Comic Relief
- Resigned to the Call: Only reason he can't fork his Morpher to anyone else is because it's locked to him.
- Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Dillon's Manly Man.
- The So-Called Coward: While he is never called a coward, the trope still applies.
- Teleport Spam: His suit ability. Used primarily for laughs though.
- Threatening Shark: His Animal Motif is the Shark... maybe. It's never really revealed what it is other than "fish themed".
- Took a Level in Badass: From a cowardly opportunist we first see in the first episode, to a brave, optimistic, and active ranger ready to defend his loved ones as best he can.
Gem and Gemma / Ranger Operator Series Gold and Silver | (Actors: Mike Ginn and Li Ming Hu)
- "It's Boom time!"
The former test pilots for the Ranger gear, Gem and Gemma are a pair of utterly demented twins who narrowly escaped the destruction of the facility where they were raised. Equipped with the prototype Gold and Silver suits, and a love of explosions, they wage a private war against Venjix before being recruited partway through the show.
- Action Girl: Gemma
- Adaptation Personality Change: Hiroto is an Aloof Ally and Miu is a Rich Bitch instead of being Heroic Comedic Sociopaths.
- Animal Motifs:
- The Berserkers
- Big Damn Heroes: With Big Damn Gunships. It's how they first show up as Rangers, blasting Venjix, who up until that point had been unstoppable, out of the skies with ease.
- Chrome Champion: Gold and Silver Rangers.
- Cute and Psycho: They have the immaturity and docileness of children, the intelligence of Einstein, but are crazier than cat's cradle.
- The Dividual: Twindividual variety.
- Disney Death: Twice. Dr K assumes they died when they were dragged back when they tried to help her escape Alphabet Soup, but turned up later as the Sixth Rangers. In the final episode, they get deleted from the biofield, but reappear just fine for the finale.
- Ditzy Genius: They are smarter than they look.
- Elemental Powers
- Everything's Better with Spinning: Gemma in particular likes to spin around when fighting.
- Finishing Each Other's Sentences: They do this a lot, but largely grow out of it as they work past their No Social Skills.
- Genki Guy and Genki Girl: Pretty much what can be described as their personality.
- Incoming Ham: Gemma's first on-screen fight has her leaping into battle going "woohoo".
- Innocently Insensitive: Frequently. At one point, Gem has to have it explained that his gloating about getting the Medal of Valor was striking Scott's "Well Done, Son!" Guy nerve.
- Knife Nut: Their Cloud Hatchets, one for each.
- No Social Skills: Due to being raised by scientists.
- Only Friend: They were the closest thing Dr. K had to friends in Alphabet Soup. Finding out they're alive actually causes her to hug them, and cry.
- Only One Name: Probably intentional as Alphabet Soup didn't care enough to give them last names.
- Psychopathic Manchild: "We love to blow things up!"
- Single-Minded Twins: They are twindividual who close to each other and like finishing each other's sentence.
- Flynn: (upon hearing Gemma wants to build something with him) You and me? Not you and Gem? You're not gonna finish my sentences, are ya?
- Ship Tease: Gemma/Flynn
- Sixth Rangers: They are sixth and seventh rangers for the team, specifically.
- Stepford Smilers: Type C
- Theme Twin Naming: It may be a play on the Gemini sign.
- Wrench Wench: Gemma, who helps Flynn finish the Road Attack Zord.
Dr. K | (Actress: Olivia Tennet)
- "I've made errors. But I've also learned that even the most flawed human is better than the most perfect machine."
A socially crippled genius raised in a secret government facility, Dr. K is the designer of the Ranger technology, and has her own, personal reasons for wanting to see Venjix destroyed. Not particularly trusting, she has a somewhat antagonistic relationship with her team, especially Ziggy.
- Adorkable: Due to her more stoic personality clashing with her age and awkward attempts at being more social. And her bunny slippers.
- Berserk Button: Don't call the suits "spandex" in front of her. Not even schoolchildren are safe from her wrath. ("Tights" seems to be OK.)
- Broken Bird: Being brought up simply to develop technology and software all her life, and being told she was photosensitive to keep her from going outdoors, will do that.
- Brutal Honesty: She has pretty much no filters, even when she's trying to be nice. For example, telling Summer she looks beautiful in a wedding dress, then admitting she doesn't think so, but that's what she's supposed to say. Most of the brutality comes out in conversation with Ziggy.
- Deadpan Snarker: Though she barely even notices she's snarking.
- Defrosting Ice Queen: Takes her a good while into the series to become something even resembling friendly toward the team and half again as long (translation: nearly to the very end of the series) to finally warm up to Ziggy.
- The Dog Bites Back: Given how Alphabet Soup treated her and finding out about their lies, her releasing Venjix into their systems can be seen like this.
- Freudian Excuse: Her aloof, borderline rude attitude and limited social skills make sense when you look into her past. Raised less as a child and more like a tool by a corrupt government think tank for years to the point of not knowing her own name anymore.
- Genius Sweet Tooth: She eats enough sweets to give the whole team diabetes.
- Irony: Somewhat. When she was growing up in Alphabet soup, she was told that she was allergic to the sun and could never go outside. This was a lie to make sure she never escaped. However K. is never seen outside without a cloak, the result of her having very sensitive and fair skin from being cooped inside up by a lie. The lie caused the truth in a way.
- During her time on Alphabet Soup, all she wanted to do was go outside. By the time she was able to leave, it was to a world ravaged by Venjix, which she created to escape her captors.
- Insistent Terminology:
Dr. K: The material is a self-assembling nano-fiber formed with an inter-cellular shape memory alloy.
- It's Bio-Armor, not spandex!
Dillon: They look like eyes!
- Schoolkids on a field trip get a Q&A session with the Rangers, and K has to be restrained when the S-word comes up.
- She is very insistent on terminology. During the Q&A session she holds with her Series Operators in the beginning of "Ranger Blue", Scott asks her about the eyes in front of their Zords. She tells them that they are not eyes, but that they are actually optical field scanning sensors for their cockpit's displays. But, of course, this doesn't go around the fact that...
Ziggy: Big, googly anime eyes.
- Little Miss Badass: While she's not a fighter, she can certainly hold her own even when outclassed such as managing to defeat Tenaya 7 using her violin sound cannon and rescue Ziggy from the Scorpion Cartel base.
- Little Miss Snarker: Most of the time she doesn't even realize it.
- Mentor Ship: With Ziggy.
- Musical Assassin: Her violin packs quite a punch.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: She's the one who developed the Venjix virus albeit just for the building she was in and nothing beyond that. But in truth this should extend to the organization that was looking after her. As if they had just let her get out once in a while. She would never have made it in the first place and even then should've at least let her install the firewall. They knew what she was a genius so they should've at least heeded her words.
- No Name Given: K was refered to by her codename for so long that she doesn't even remember her real one.
- No Social Skills: Growing up for majority of her childhood as an isolated genius with only two adults that drop in to tell her to calculate new technology will do that to you.
- Not So Above It All: She admits to Summer that she actually thinks Scott and Dillon are cute, even having measured just how cute they are according to a scale. One of them is apparently a 10 on this scale. Which one? She never says.
- Not That Kind of Doctor: She's not a medical doctor, in case you hadn't figure it out already.
- One-Letter Name: K. Justified, she doesn't remember her real name.
- Samus Is a Girl: Attempted, with somewhat predictable results.
- Shame If Something Happened: How Dr K convinces the Colonel to heed her request.Dr. K: When I was eleven years old, I was asked to develop a colorless and odorless substance that when added to a person's beverage, it would instantaneously stricken the recipient with diarrhea a thousand times more extreme than the worst case of dysentery ever recorded. Now, Colonel, can you, in your wildest imagination, ever dream of a situation where someone would resort to using a substance like that?
- Note that she said this to Truman as he was raising his cup of coffee to his mouth.
- Shorter Means Smarter: She is shorter than pretty much everyone else.
- Sugar-and-Ice Personality: She can show affection to people that she indeed really does care about, though she overall prefers to remain cold.
- Supporting Protagonist: The whole series is her trying to fix the disaster she caused.
- Teen Genius: She's even younger than the Rangers.
Col. Mason Truman | (Actor: James Gaylyn)
Scott's father and the leader of Corinth's defence forces, Colonel Truman is a paranoid, suspicious man who has no desire to ever leave the dome, preferring to wait Venjix out. He has a difficult relationship with his son and Dr. K. Has the distinction of being one of the few competent muggles in the franchise.
- Badass Normal: More than capable of taking out a few Grinders, even when armed only with the standard laser pistols given to the guards.
- Bald, Black Leader Guy: He is bald and black.
- Colonel Badass: It's his rank.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Most of the time
- Too Dumb to Live: ONLY regarding Dr. K. He tries to arrest her, the only person in the world who fully understand the Ranger technology and therefore, the only person capable of stopping Venjix, after discovering she created it.
- You Look Familiar: Played a past ninja master for one episode of Power Rangers Ninja Storm (he was the guy who banished Lothor from Earth).
- He later returns in Power Rangers Dino Charge as Shelby's dad.
Corporal Hicks | (Actor: Damien Avery)
- Ascended Extra: Despite not being listed as a main character, Hicks has a considerable amount of screentime throughout the series. Especially when it's revealed that he was a Half-Human Hybrid under Venjix's control since day one.
- Classically Trained Extra: Look at Damien Avery's resume
- Half-Human Hybrid: First of the secret hybrids to be revealed.
- The Klutz: Its just an act.
Vasquez | (Actress: Mia Koning)
Venjix | (Voice actor: Andrew Laing)
- "I brought a legion. What did you bring?"
A lethal computer virus that gained sentience and proceeded to Take Over the World...after reducing the human population to a few million. He's now out to finish the job by annihilating Corinth and the Power Rangers.
- Adaptational Villainy: In regards to Hiramechimedes, he's a complete and utter Jerkass. His personality totally fits Yogoshimacritein, though.
- A.I. Is a Crapshoot: More like virus, but still.
- Bad Boss: To the point where he'll order the murder of loyal minions for no real reason. This ultimately costs him the war when his plan to allow Tenaya 15 to execute Kilobyte convinces Kilobyte to try and kill her first, leading to Dillon's saving of Tenaya.
- Badass Boast: His first line: "I am Venjix! Your world is now MY world, and YOUR time is now OVER!"
- Another one in "Embodied:" "I am Venjix! The one, immortal ME!"
- Beard of Evil: Sports a truly magnificent one in his most advanced, final body.
- Big Bad: For this series.
- Captain Ersatz: Of HAL 9000, Swayzak, and Skynet, with shades of Ultron and the MCP's voice thrown in for good measure.
- Composite Character: Of Land Pollution Vice-Minister Hiramechimedes and Yogoshimacritein of Engine Sentai Go-onger.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: When he faces off against the Rangers for the first time. If it wasn't for Gem and Gemma he would have easily won.
- Cyber Cyclops: In his cylinder form.
- Evil Counterpart: Perhaps unintentionally, of Zordon. He has a proper and booming voice, communicates to his men from a floor-to-ceiling cylinder, his lair resembles the original Command Center and it's even located in the desert.
- Evil Sounds Deep: He has THE deepest voice of all PR villains.
- Expy: While obviously one of Skynet, he bears several similarities to Ultron as well. He's a sentient A.I. created by one of the heroes who aspires to destroy all humanity, creates robot underlings to aid him in plans, and creates new, upgrades bodies for himself when his old ones are destroyed by the heroes.
- Fighting a Shadow: Twice the Rangers thought they had destroyed Venjix but he always came back."I am Venix! I am immortal! I can download my being into many bodies, many forms, but always ME. Always unstoppable!"
- Kill All Humans: His goal.
- Knight of Cerebus: There is nothing humorous about the villain with one of the highest body counts in the franchise.
- Large Ham / Evil Is Hammy: Delivers almost all of his dialogue in the hammiest manner possible.
- Lightning Bruiser: His first body is one of these, being fast enough to dodge the Rangers' attacks, durable enough to withstand them, and capable of defeating them all in a few blows.
- Make My Monster Grow: Just like many other Big Bads in the previous series.
- Mid-Season Upgrade: He eventually creates an Attack Bot that serves as his avatar when he wishes to combat the Rangers.
- Mighty Glacier: His final body is so huge and slow as to be almost immobile, but can take any punishment the Rangers care to throw at it, and when he hits them, they go down very swiftly.
- Not Quite Dead: The ending of the series implies that he survived the explosion and ended up in Scott's morpher
- One-Man Army: Any time he downloads into a body, it will likely be one of these.
- One Steve Limit: An aversion - he has nothing to do with the previous Venjix. Complete coincidence, or a reference that was taken too seriously? You decide.
- Orcus on His Throne: For the earlier episodes; all he did was Make My Monster Grow.
- Sealed Evil in a Can: It began its existence more or less as a sealed evil. The program for the sentient, self-replicating, computer virus was initially created and contained in a single laptop. That is until Dr. K, in a attempt to escape her circumstances, decided to infect Alphabet Soup's computer network with the virus but was stopped short from installing a firewall to prevent further spread. The result was an infection of nearly every computer system connected to the internet and the destruction of nearly the entire human race. It is hinted that it also becomes one of these again, as opposed to being destroyed, at the end of RPM with the Venjix Palace music playing as the camera focuses in on Ranger Red's morpher with a blinking red light.
- Simple Staff: Wields a double-ended staff with spikes on each end in his final form.
- Take Over the World: Also his goal, beside killing all humans.
- Too Dumb to Live: In the final episode, after Gem and Gemma destroy the Control Tower's supports it takes about 45 seconds for it to fall from the roof of the dome to the ground, he just stands directly under the tower preparing for his demise when all he needed to do was survive it was to simply move out of the way, It's rather unbelievable that this was the being that destroyed the Earth yet he can't even see danger coming from a mile away. Of course, this ends up being a Subverted Trope in the end as Dr. K shuts the briefcase containing the Ranger Series morphers...with a familiar red glow emitting from Ranger Series Red's morpher, and with his leitmotif playing softly in the background.
- Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: As serious as RPM is, it's still Power Rangers. It still features humor like a talent show to find a green ranger or Dr. K's slippers. Venjix is the source of all seriousness in this season.
General Shifter (Voice actor: Mark Mitchinson)
One of Venjix's generals, his job is to design new attack bots. When Tenaya 7 frames him for trying to murder Venjix, Shifter is exiled and forced to act on his own, vowing vengeance against Venjix and the Rangers alike.
- Blade on a Stick: His weapon of choice is a spear.
- Combat Tentacles: Manifests them after using the Hyperbot's arm to upgrade himself.
- Evil Genius: His job is to design new attack bots. He's still pretty dumb otherwise.
- Killed Off for Real: By Scott
- Mad Scientist: He builds several robots, including Venjix's first body.
- Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: Why he turns on Venjix.
- Non-Indicative Name: The big guy who looks like he could crunch you is Shifter.
- Not-So-Harmless Villain: Is a capable enough threat, especially once he strikes out on his own.
- People Puppets: Turns Scott into one as part of his master plan.
- Took a Level in Badass: After striking out on his own, and particularly after attaching the arm of the Hyperbot to his shoulder.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With Crunch.
General Crunch| (Voice actors: Charlie McDermott)
One of Venjix's generals, though his job remains largely undefined.
- Adaptational Dumbass: Kitaneidas was actually the Evil Genius of the villains, while Crunch comes over as a stupid lackey of Venjix' crew.
- Carry a Big Stick: Wields a club/staff combination.
- The Dark Chick: In what little face-time he has.
- Dumb Muscle: Embarrassingly so.
- Dumbass Has a Point: That said, he raises good questions to Venjix, Lampshading the conventions of a usual Power Rangers show:I have a question, your most Venjixness. Are you going to supersize the Nozz-Bot now, or wait until the Rangers defeat it first?
Seeing as I'm already a mess, I'm just going to ask. Why do we never send in the drones whenever the city's shields are down?
- Both times, he gets blasted.
- Giggling Villain: Constantly.
- Killed Off for Real: When the Corinth control tower is dropped onto Venjix.
- Non-Indicative Name: The shifty-looking guy is Crunch.
- Not-So-Harmless Villain: He's a capable enough fighter, and his balloon monster, while ridiculous looking wasn't any easier to defeat than the rest of Venjix's monsters.
- The Resenter: Towards Tenaya 7, and anyone else who stands higher in Venjix's good graces than he does.
- Servile Snarker: See 'Dumbass Has a Point' above.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With Shifter.
- Vocal Evolution: Sounded more goofier in his first appearance before his actor started portraying him in a more crazy fashion.
- What, Exactly, Is His Job?: As stated, he doesn't have a very clear role in Venjix's organization. Shifter (and then Kilobyte) handles the creation of attack bots, while Tenaya leads infiltration and ground battles. Presumably Crunch handles anything else not under their purviews. In one episode he took the lead (with the aforementioned balloon-bot) while Venjix was absent, even initiating the growth download.
Tenaya 7/Tenaya 15 | (Actress: Adelaide Kane)
- Adaptation Personality Change: Kegalesia is The Lad-ette and NOT a Brainwashed and Crazy Deadpan Snarker in Go-onger.
- Adaptational Modesty: Tenaya's Latex Space Suit covers almost all of her skin, unlike her Sentai counterpart.
- Berserk Button: Don't call her either human or cute.
- Cain and Abel: The Cain to Dillon's Abel.
- Dark Action Girl: She's good fighter.
- Deadpan Snarker
- The Dragon: Tenaya 7 quickly takes this position after she's built, only to lose it to Kilobyte in the aftermath of her failures and his triumphant return. As Tenaya 15 she's on the verge of regaining her post, only for Kilobyte to try and kill her off.
- Expy: Arguably, of Astronema.
- Half-Human Hybrid: She's a cyborg.
- HeelFace Turn: Just like Astronema before her.
- Irony: She hated being called human, and learns she IS one.
- Leitmotif/Calling Card: A whistled, instrumental version of The Farmer in the Dell.
- Long-Lost Relative: She's Dillon's long lost sister. It was obvious to the fans, though.
- Mid-Season Upgrade: From Tenaya 7 to Tenaya 15. It also involves the total loss of her free will, rendering her little more than a Venjix puppet.
- The Mole: As her original purpose.
- Ms. Fanservice: Her skin tight outfit leaves little to the imagination.
- Only Sane Woman - With a hint of Deadpan Snarker to boot.
- The Rival: To Kilobyte.
- Spared by the Adaptation: Unlike Kegaleshia, the closest thing she has to a Go-Onger counterpart, Tenaya survives.
- Unrobotic Reveal: She is actually a human that was modified with cybernetic enhancement.
General Kilobyte | (Voice actor: Leighton Cardno)
- "You put a human against a machine, the machine will win every time."
One of Venjix's most trusted generals, he was believed to have been lost during the war. He returns two thirds of the way through the series, and challenges Tenaya for the position of Venjix's right-hand robot, winning out. Arrogant and highly protective of his position, he is nonetheless one of the Rangers' most capable adversaries.
- Adaptation Expansion: RPM makes him a major villain, as opposed to his Sentai counterpart who only appeared for three episodes.
- Adaptational Sexuality: Kireizky would never consider lusting over Kegalesia.
- Badass Cape: He wears one.
- Badass in a Nice Suit: His mantle has the appearance of a tie and lapels.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: He's introduced giving one to Tenaya 7 and delivers a brutal one to the entire Ranger team during their first battle. During "Danger & Destiny" he inflicts another one on Tenaya 15 and Dillon, nearly killing them before he's fatally interrupted.
- Deadpan Snarker: Especially towards Tenaya.
- The Dragon: Replaces Tenaya 7 in this role, and fights to keep it from Tenaya 15.
- The Starscream: He goes rogue and betrays Venjix near the end of the series, due to being unappreciated by him.
- Enigmatic Minion: His loyalty never wavers, but he's very protective of his position, leading him to occasionally go behind Venjix's back.
- Evil Brit: Both his first and second voice actors affect appropriately snooty British accents.
- Evil Sounds Deep: In his first episode, Kilobyte had a deep, imposing voice. In all his appearances afterwards, his voice in higher and slimier.
- The Fighting Narcissist: Complete with stopping to brush his "hair" after every strike.
- Four-Star Badass: Second only to Venjix himself when it comes to the ability to give the Rangers a beating.
- In the Back: Does this to Tenaya. Is on the receiving end of it from Scott, Summer, and Flynn.
- Ironic Echo: "No one likes a cheap shot." He says it twice: the first time when Tenaya 7 tries to stab him in the back, and the second time when he shoots her in the back.
- Killed Off for Real: Shot In the Back by Summer, Scott, and Flynn moments before he can finish off Dillon and Tenaya.
- Klingon Promotion: Inverted. Rightly fearing that Tenaya 15—his own creation—will replace him as Venjix's favored general, he moves to kill her while Venjix is distracted by conquering Corinth.
- Lightning Bruiser: Slim. Agile. Well-armoured. Hits like a freight train. There's a reason he's Venjix's most feared general.
- No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: His battle with Tenaya 15 becomes one of these by the end, as he slowly beats her into scrap.
- One-Man Army: Takes on all the Rangers and Corinth's defense forces in his first appearance, and cuts through an army of Grinders in his second.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Racist towards humans.
- The Rival: To Tenaya 7/15.
- Robotic Psychopath: Kilobyte is what he is because Venjix built him that way.
- Sinister Scimitar: Wields one.
- Stay in the Kitchen"You think because I look like a human girl, I can't bring it.""No, I think that because you are programmed like a human girl you cannot "bring it"."
- Sword and Gun: Combos a blaster rifle with a Sinister Scimitar.
- Sword Beam: His special attack projects beams from his scimitar.
- The Unfavorite: After Tenaya 7 is upgraded to 15, Venjix begins to ignore him, much to his frustration.
GrindersRobotic warriors under Venjix's foot soldiers.
- The Bus Came Back: They returned in Samurai's Clash of the Red Rangers and Super Megaforce's In The Driver Seat.
- Cool Plane: They usually pilot Venjix Drones for the Zord battles.
- Mooks: For Venjix's army.
- Shapeshifting: A couple of them could turn into motorcycles during their fight against the Samurai Rangers.
- Swiss Army Weapon: They wield daggers that also double as rifles.
Fresno Bob | (Actor: John Summer)
The head of the Scorpion Cartel, and one of the most powerful mobsters in Corinth, Fresno Bob has it in for Ziggy, who once robbed him of five million dollars worth of medical supplies. Ruthless and uncaring, he is willing to cut deals with anyone if it will get him his revenge.
- Berserk Button: Don't call him Bobarino.
- Deal with the Devil: He traded Tenaya equipment to destroy humanity, just so he could get his hands on Ziggy.
- The Don: Invoked so very hard.
- The Dreaded: Amongst Corinth's criminal element.
- I Owe You My Life: How Bob and Ziggy eventually bury the hatchet.
- Revenge Before Reason: Willing to put the whole human race at stake in order to kill Ziggy.
- Shaming the Mob: Attempted by Ziggy to end their rivalry.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Bob is a thief, a racketeer, and an assailant, and that's just what we see him do onscreen. Whether he's punished or not at the end is never brought up.
A corrupt Government facility that played a hand in Dr. K's backstory and how Venjix came to be.
- Ambiguously Evil: It is never revealed exactly why they needed to kidnap young geniuses to work for them, though considering what they were used for, it's unlikely they were for very noble purposes.
- The Faceless: We never see the faces of the two Agents who kidnapped and supervised Dr. K.
- Greater-Scope Villain: They kidnapped children like Dr. K who had amazing intelligence and worked them to the bone, resulting in them forgetting their old lives and names. Dr. K turned one of their projects against them, but it spread far beyond Alphabet Soup and caused the end of the world. That project? Venjix.
- Humans Are the Real Monsters: Apart from Venjix and his army of robots, Alphabet Soup is shown to be just as sinister and are responsible for not allowing Dr. K to install a firewall in her laptop to stop Venjix from infecting other computers and taking over the world.
- Lack of Empathy: They were willing to kill Dr. K and let the world be destroyed than let anyone know they were responsible for Venjix.
- Laser-Guided Karma: They kidnapped Dr. K as a child and made her forget even her real name, making her create weapons and advanced technology for them. One of the results of the work she did for them became Venjix, who destroyed most of humanity. After her escape, any member of Alphabet Soup is either dead or heading to prison.
- Walking Spoiler: Though they technically only appear in one episode, they have a greater purpose in the series overall.
- The Voiceless: Unless they have a credit, none of the Attack Bots spoke.
Generation 5 Attack BotAn incinerator themed Attack Bot, and the first one Venjix sent against Corinth.
- Bare-Fisted Monk: Can fight with its fists pretty well despite the lack of weapons.
- Playing with Fire: Can fire fireballs from his shoulder mounted pipes.
Generation 9 Amphibious Attack Bot (Water Hoser)
- Blade Below the Shoulder: Sports a large blade for his right arm.
- Taken for Granite: Can fire concrete based attacks.
Subterranean Plutonic Gopher BotA shovel themed Attack Bot General Shifter sent to Corinth.
Generation 9 Noz Bot Attack SystemA spray bottle themed Attack Bot Venjix created as Tenaya 7's replacement.
- Magnetism Manipulation: Being a magnet themed monster, it's not surprising.
- The Unintelligible: Despite having a voice actor, he spoke only in sounds.
Pump Attack BotA gas cylinder themed Attack Bot.
Boom BotA stereo speaker themed Attack Bot.
- Go Look at the Distraction: Its main purpose was to distract the weapons as Tenaya 7 stole a diamond for another Attack Bot.
- Improbable Weapon User: Wields a microphone stand as its main weapon.
- Sensory Overload: Uses its Sonic Bombardment Cannons as its main weapon.
Camera Attack BotA lens themed Attack Bot.
Drill Attack BotA boring themed Attack Bot sent to dig into one of the two main fault lines that Corinth sits on.
- Earthquake Machine: Basically it was a machine sent to create earthquakes.
Generation 12 Reflects BotA mirror themed Attack Bot.
- Power Copying: With its Molecular Mirroring System, it can copy its opponents weapons for it to use. For the ValveMax Megazord, it copied the Wolf Cruiser and Tail Spinner zords.
- The Worf Effect: Was stronger than the two Megazords, but soon lost when the two combined into the Zenith Megazord.
Gat BotA trigger themed Attack Bot.
- Arm Cannon: Has two on its arms.
Broiler BotA water heater-themed Attack Bot.
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: Unlike in Go-Onger, Boiler Bot did not grow giant sized after his destruction by the RPM Enforcer.
- Improbable Weapon User: Uses what looks to be a broom as a weapon.
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Go-Onger, he's destroyed by GunBir-Oh (the Wolf Cruiser zord's sentai counterpart). In Power Rangers, he's destroyed by the RPM Enforcer.
- Famous Last Words: "You'll never know the truth!"
- My Death Is Only The Beginning: After his destruction, Dr. K discovered that it activated Dillon's cybernetics, and had the virus inside himself grow until he was under Venjix's control. Or at least it would have, if Dr. K didn't use the original base code to keep it dormant in the following episode.
Lightning BotAn electric themed Attack Bot.
Oil BotA giant oil themed Attack Bot.
- The Worf Effect: It managed to trip up the Zenith Megazord with its oil (as the Megazord had wheels on its feet), but quickly lost when the Rangers split the zords apart.
- Mad Bomber: Its a demolition themed monster, and on the side of evil.
Vacuum BotA vacuum themed Attack Bot Venjix sent to remove all of the oxygen inside Cornith.
- Weapons That Suck: Has suction powers with a vacuum hose for a right arm.
Saw Bot Generation 15/Generation 16 Saw BotA saw themed Attack Bot.
- Blade Below the Shoulder: Has a sawblade on its left arm. After its upgrade, it had two chainsaws on both arms.
- Came Back Strong: After its initial destruction, Venjix upgraded him with all the Ranger's data it collected.
- Informed Ability: According to Dr. K, Generation 16 Saw Bot had the data of the Megazords at the time, so it was able to match their skills. It was never shown as she instead had Gem and Gemma fight the Attack Bot with the brand new Mach Megazord.
- Sherlock Scan: Has the ability to scan the Rangers fighting styles.
Balloon BotA balloon themed Attack Bot.
Generation 3 Textile BotAn unknown themed Attack Bot.
- All Webbed Up: It can shoot out threads strong enough to capture a Megazord.
- The Worf Effect: Strong enough to fight off three Megazords, but it was no match against the SkyRev Megazord.
Manhole BotA manhole themed Attack Bot seen attacking city hall.
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Go-Onger, he's destroyed by Engine-Oh G9. In Power Rangers, he's destroyed by the Gold Ranger's Cloud Hatchet.
Knight BotA knight themed Attack Bot.
- Energy Absorption: It drained the energy reserves of both the ValveMax Megazord and Mach Megazord when they grabbed it.
- Jousting Lance: Has this as its main weapon.
- Monster Knight: Of the robotic kind.
Hammer Attack BotA hammer themed Attack Bot.
- Drop the Hammer: Has one on both its right arm, and its head is a hammer.
- Earthquake Machine: With its hammer, it can create earthquakes powerful enough to shake up the entire city.
Generation 3 Chemical BotA straw themed Attack Bot equipped with toxins capable of putting all of the citizens of Corinth to sleep..
- Forced Sleep: With its toxins, it could put people to sleep. However, it could only put the men to sleep as Gem and Gemma destroyed the toxin for the women.
Dowser BotA dowser themed Attack Bot.
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Go-Onger, he's destroyed by Engine-Oh G9. In Power Rangers, he's destroyed by the RPM Enforcer.
Series 2 Rotor BotA construction themed Attack Bot.
- Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: During one of its first battles against the Rangers, it deflected a blast that awakened the PaleoMax zords. This led to the Rangers acquiring a new Megazord by the episodes end.
- This Is a Drill: Has one on its head.
- The Worf Effect: It was strong against the ValveMax Megazord and Mach Megazord, but lost to the PaleoMax Megazord.
Heat BotA heater themed Attack Bot Tenaya 7 sent to attack a fuel depot.
- Battle Baton: Wields two heat clubs.
- Playing with Fire: Being a heater themed monster, a lot of his attacks were heat based.
Generation 16 Hyper BotA dinosaur/gorilla-like Attack Bot themed Attack Bot created by Shifter. While it was initially created as a new body for Venjix, Shifter later used it to attack Cornith after getting exiled.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Thanks to sampling the wavelengths and matrix data of the Bio Field, Hyper Bot could control any of the Ranger's tech, such as the PaleoMax Megazord.
- Demoted to Extra: Hyper Bot's role in Go-Onger was fighting the PaleoMax zords in the prehistoric era, and was the cause of the extinction of the dinosaurs. This does not apply to Hyper Bot in Power Rangers as Shifter made it in the present.
- Wolverine Claws: Has these for the lack of weapons.
- The Worf Effect: It was one of the toughest opponents the Rangers had fought, but they eventually won out after forming the RPM Ultrazord.
Dumbell BotA clown and weight-themed Attack Bot.
- Improbable Weapon User: Uses exercise weights as weapons.
Generation 12 Energy BotAn energy-themed Attack Bot.
- Attack Reflector: It was designed with the power to absorb and manipulate the Rangers Bio Field Energies so when they fire at it, it will fire it back at them.
- Demoted to Extra: Went from Yogoshimacritein's right-hand man in Go-Onger, to a Monster of the Week in Power Rangers.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Was finally defeated when the ValveMax Megazord overloaded it with a lot of energy.