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This is a page listing characters that make up the cast of ReBoot: The Guardian Code.

For characters from the original series, go here.

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Austin / Vector

  • Arm Cannon: His Code Breaker is a wrist-mounted blaster.
  • The Leader: The leader of the team, as described by VERA. Despite a few bumps, he does a good job of it.

Parker / G00GZ

  • Attack Reflector: He has a shield that reflects enemy lasers.
  • Deflector Shields: His Firewall technique creates a barrier that can stop enemies and their attacks, but only for so long.
  • Enemy Scan: His suit has scanning equipment which allows it to identify various things, such as structural weaknesses in walls.

Tamara / Enigma

  • Action Girl: Besides kicking ass in cyberspace, Tamara is also an avid martial artist in the real world.
  • Bifurcated Weapon: She has a pair of swords that combine into a single weapon.
  • Cyber Ninja: Her armor is based on this design, complete with shuriken.
  • Gamer Chick: She's part of one of the top gaming clans in the world.
  • Heroic BSoD: After learning the Guardian motto, "To Mend and Defend" from Bob and failing to stop Hexadecimal, when she returns to our world she is clearly depressed.
    Tamara: " 'To Mend and Defend', remember? I did neither."
  • Invisibility Cloak: She can activate a stealth mode which renders her undetectable, but she seems unable to attack while it's active.
  • Vlog Series: She has one that's seemingly pretty popular, as she's recognized by a student on her first day at Turing High.

Trey / D-Frag


  • Character Tic: Flexes her neck whenever she detects danger in cyberspace.
  • Humanity Ensues: She starts out as a program, but is uploaded into a human body built by the equipment in the lab.
  • Mission Control: She warns the Guardians of attacks on the net and guides them from the control room.
  • Not So Omniscient After All: Despite having always detected any anomalies on the net, there are times that she can't detect much such as when the Sourcerer hacked into Parker's cellphone she searched through the other Guardians cellphones before getting into his and Mark Rowin texted Austin to be careful with the Department of Internet Security she doesn't even try checking on his cellphone.
  • Proper Tights with a Skirt: Her outfits in every episode always has her wearing black tights.
  • Technopath: Her mind is linked to the systems in the lab, keeping her updated on any net activity and allowing her to manipulate the school's computers on a whim. This doesn't appear to extend beyond the school, however.


The Sourcerer

  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Adam Carter uploaded himself to the net as a next-gen guardian to investigate the Dark Code one year prior to season 1. However, the Dark Code attacked him and cracked his helmet, infecting him and forcibly booting him back to the real world, which resulted in him becoming the Sourcerer.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: Averted. He clearly didn't expect Megabyte to just obey his commands without a good reason, which is why he coded a delete code into the upgrade he gave the 20-year-old virus.
  • Evil Is Petty: One of his schemes is to attack a bank and wipe out the savings of all its customers. Not steal it for himself, mind you, just zero it out. Compared to blacking out an entire country and creating a hurricane to wipe out the east coast of the United States, this is rather petty.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: He hasn't given any reason for his villainy. In light of the fact that his mind was infected by dark code, this is arguably justified; he isn't driven by anything other than a primal need to destroy.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In episode 20, he sacrifices himself to seal a cyber black hole that would otherwise destroy the internet.
  • Jabba Table Manners: Probably to show just how unhinged he is, he eats and drinks extremely sloppily despite having quite a lot of room in his lair to eat properly.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: He is revealed to be Austin's father in "Identity Theft".
  • Verbal Tic: The man must own a thesaurus because a good portion of his dialog is just repeating the last thing he said in a different way.

See also Megabyte's entry on the original series's character sheet.
  • Explosive Leash: The Sourcerer's upgrade came packaged with a delete code that allows him to painfully shock/erase Megabyte at the press of a button, keeping Megabyte from acting against him. He talks the Sourcerer into removing it in exchange for giving him data on how the Guardians enter cyberspace.
  • No-Sell: Casually blocks one of Hex's energy blasts thanks to the upgrades the Sourcerer gave him.
  • Shock and Awe: One of the first upgraded abilities he tests out is green lightning from his fingers, apparently against Frisket.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Alive and well, though it seems to be mostly from Hex's side so far.
  • Villain Decay: No longer a Trojan Horse virus and seems no longer interested in The Hunt. In season two, he starts to reverse this by increasing his aim from corrupting the internet to ruling both it and the User world.

See also Hex's entry on the original series's character sheet.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the original series, Hexadecimal was so powerful that she could easily be confused for a super-virus. She had the power to control nulls, fire balls of energy, teleport, telekinesis, she could fly and was nigh invulnerable. All hope of overpowering her was futile and she could only be beaten by outwitting her or if she became bored with her schemes. Here, she seems much more stoppable, being easily captured by the Guardians and imprisoned without incident. She also seems to rely on Megabyte's chariots to travel, lacking her flight ability.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Enigma, their interactions with each other practically scream that Tamara wants to take down Hex on her own and considers the virus her personal responsibility.
  • Continuity Nod: Being Megabyte's sister is almost immediately mentioned in the only episode she's in thus far.
    • In "Network Interference", she claims to be known for playing for "the Guardian's team."
  • Deadpan Snarker: If her comments to Megabyte are anything to go by.
  • Honor Before Reason: Her motive for joining with Megabyte.
    Bob: "You know you can't trust him."
    Hex: "I know, but he is family!!"
  • Sexy Walk: Naturally, her newer model makes her walk even more seductive.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Alive and well, though it's currently one-sided.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Hexadecimal died at the end of the movie Daemon Rising.note  Despite this, she is shown to be alive and well, with no mention of her death whatsoever. She is also back to be being evil, despite being reformed at the end of Season 3.
  • Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Hex is much more pragmatic this time around.
    Hex: Hello Enigma, pleased to Delete you!

     Supporting Cast 

Austin's Mother

  • Technophobia: Limited, and justified. VERA hooks up all her electronics to the Alyx app (a reference to Siri and similar apps), which is subsequently hacked by the Sourcerer and made to be unhelpful instead of helpful, hijacking her car and nearly causing a crash. Austin's mother understandably doesn't want to give her another chance when the Guardians fix the problem.


See Bob's entry on the original series's character sheet.

Dot Matrix

See Dot's entry on the original series's character sheet.

Enzo Matrix

See Enzo's entry on the original series's character sheet.

ReBoot / Mainframe Fanboy

  • Basement-Dweller: Taken to ridiculous extremes.
  • Descended Creator: He is played by Mark Leiren Young, the writer of the episode he appears in, and also a writer on the original series.
  • Failure Is the Only Option: Twenty years later and he still doesn't get to win a game. This appears to be a Retcon, as the User in the original series won several games both prior to the beginning of the series as well as during. He notably won a game at the beginning of Season 3 (forcing Enzo and AndrAIa to reformat themselves in order to survive) as well as several off-screen during Seasons 3 and 4 (which caused the devastation to the original Mainframe by causing null errors).
  • Take That, Audience!: The main reason for this character's existence, especially for fans of the original who were just going to write it off automatically. The User is portrayed as a middle-aged manchild who is obsessed with both Mainframe and the Show Within a Show version of the original cartoon, to the point that his house is filled with merchandise from the show and he immediately drops everything in order to boot up an old computer game when he sees the system back online.

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