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Blitzwolfer, formerly known as Benwolf, is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Loboan from Anur Transyl's moon, Luna Lobo, in the Anur System.

Appearance

While Ben was transforming into Blitzwolfer for the first time, his first stage of transformation resembled Ben. He had bushy sideburns, sharp claws on his feet and hands, sharp teeth, longer hair, and grey skin. He started out with the Omnitrix on his left arm, which disappeared by the final stage of transforming.

In Ben's second stage of transformation into Blitzwolfer, his face started to appear more wolf-like. His nose became more noticeable with light grey fur surrounding his nose and mouth, and dark grey fur on areas of his face where the light grey wasn't. His eyes also went full green and his ears became pointed and pointing upward. He also gained height and muscle, and his arms and legs resembled his fully transformed form.

In the third and final stage of transformation, he resembled his fully transformed form but had Ben's clothing and no Omnitrix on his left arm.

Blitzwolfer's appearance is based on a werewolf. He had grey fur, a long flowing mane, and a large bushy tail with three sharp claws on each hand and foot, and the inside of his mouth was green. Blitzwolfer wore a white jumpsuit with black stripes and the Omnitrix symbol on his lower stomach in the original series.

In Ultimate Alien, Blitzwolfer's mane and tail were black. He had lighter skin and he retained the same clothing from the original series. His mouth was white and red inside, and he wore the Ultimatrix symbol on his chest.

In Omniverse, Blitzwolfer has a green suit, collar and green wristbands. He now has four claws instead of three, as well as a green tongue and a white belt. His Omnitrix symbol is located on the collar above his fur.

11-year-old Blitzwolfer in Omniverse looks almost the same as his 16-year-old self except his suit and collar are white with black stripes and his wristbands are black.

Powers and Abilities

  • Sonic Howls
  • Prehensile Feet
  • Sharp Claws
  • Multi-hinged Jaws
  • Sonic Propulsion
  • Night Vision

Blitzwolfer can emit a powerful green ultrasonic howl by opening his quadra-hinged muzzle. This can either cause considerable damage to his targets, reflect incoming projectiles, or propel himself upward like a rocket booster.[1]

Blitzwolfer has enhanced senses of smelling and hearing.

Blitzwolfer has enhanced strength, as he was able to carry Gwen and Kai, and then Max and Wes without difficulty.[1] He is also highly durable.

Blitzwolfer is highly agile, as he is able to jump exceptionally high and run very fast.

Blitzwolfer has extraordinary night vision, much like a real wolf.

Blitzwolfer also has formidable claws and fangs. Additionally, the claws on his feet are prehensile, much like Kickin Hawk.

Weaknesses

Like most Earth canines, he can't handle loud noises, like that of giant bells, because of his sensitive hearing.[2]

History

Ben
  • Blitzwolfer first appeared in Benwolf, where the Omnitrix was scratched by the Werewolf, getting stuck between Active Mode and Capture Mode. Over the course of the episode, Ben slowly turns into Blitzwolfer. He eventually turned back to due to the time-out after he saved Grandpa Max and Wes from a lava flow.

Ben

Appearances

Ben
Season 3

Ben
Season 5
Season 6
Season 8

Cartoon Network Action Packs

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Albanian Benujku From Ben and ujku, wolf
Arabic شبيه الذئب (Shabih Al Thi'b) "Similar to the wolf"
Bulgarian Бенвълк/Benvŭlk

Блицуолфър || From Бен (Ben) and вълк (vŭlk), wolf From the original English name

Chinese 啸天狼 From 啸天 (Xiào Tiān),roar, and (Láng),wolf
Croatian Dlakovuk From Vukodlak, werewolf
Dutch Benwolf From Benwolf
French Loup-garousaure From loup-garou, werewolf, and the suffix -saure, -saur
German Blitzwolfer From the original name
Greek Αιφνιδιαστικός Λύκος From αιφνιδιαστικός, blitz, and λύκος, wolf
Hebrew איש זאב From איש זאב werewolf
Hungarian Benfarkas
Villámfarkas
From Ben, and farkas, wolf
From villám, thunder and farkas, wolf
Italian Blitzwolfer From the original name
Korean 벤울프 From 벤울프, Benwolf
Polish BenWilk
Szybkołak
From Ben and wilk, wolf
From szybki, fast, and Wilkołak, werewolf
Portuguese (Br) Lobisben
Blitzwolfer
From lobisomem, werewolf, and Ben
From the original name
Romanian Benvarcolac,

blitz varcolacul || From Ben and varcolac, werewolf from blitz, blitz and vârcolacul, wolfer

Russian Бенволк
Блицвольфер
From Ben and волк, wolf
From the original name
Spanish (HA) Loboben
Benlobo
Blitzwolfer
Lobosdepal (Fight at the Museum)
From Lobo, wolf and Ben
From Ben and lobo, wolf
From the original name
Unknown
Spanish (Spain) Loboben From Lobo, wolf, and Ben
Swedish Ben-ulv From Ben and ulv, wolf
Turkish Ben Kurt From bağıran and Kurt, wolf

Etymology

His placeholder name, Benwolf, is a combination of "Ben" and "wolf".

Blitzwolfer is a rearrangement of the CNN newscaster Wolf Blitzer's name. Ben renamed Benwolf to Blitzwolfer after briefly seeing Wolf Blitzer on television.[2] It is also a reference to his werewolf-like form, and his sonic howl's capability to blitz through its targets.

Trivia

  • Blitzwolfer is one of the four aliens whose working name had Ben's name in it; the other three being Snare-oh, Frankenstrike, and Nanomech.
    • Ben originally called his Loboan form "Benwolf" because he thought the transformation was permanent.[1]
    • Benwolf was eventually renamed "Blitzwolfer" to avoid embarrassment after Kai asked him if the alien was still called "Benwolf".[2]
  • There is a common misconception that the Werewolf was the DNA source for Bltizwolfer, but this is not true, as Loboan DNA was already present in the Omnitrix and Ben just misunderstood what the device was doing when it "sampled" the Werewolf's DNA.[DM 1]
  • Nyancy Chan and her cats are afraid of Blitzwolfer.[3]
  • Kai is fond of Blitzwolfer and thinks he is cute in a pet-like way.[2][4]
  • Blitzwolfer's Omniverse appearance was designed by Steven Choi.[DJW 1]
  • 11-year-old Blitzwolfer replaces Rath in the opening intro in Omniverse's Arc 5. In the same intro, he also replaces Four Arms (in the part alongside Eye Guy, Ripjaws, and Snare-oh).
  • In a former FusionFall Halloween event, Dracula sold the outfits of Blitzwolfer along with the rest of the Halloween trio.

References

Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

Dwayne McDuffie

Transformations
Introduced in Ben 10 ArctiguanaBlitzwolferBuzzshockCannonboltDiamondheadDittoEye GuyFour ArmsFrankenstrikeGhostfreakGrey MatterHeatblastRipjawsSnare-ohSpitterStinkflyUpchuckUpgradeWay BigWildmuttWildvineXLR8
Introduced in Alien Force Alien XBig ChillBrainstormChromastoneEcho EchoGoopHumungousaurJetrayLodestarNanomechRathSpidermonkeySwampfire
Introduced in Ultimate Alien AmpFibianArmodrilloChamalienClockworkEatleFasttrackJuryriggNRGShocksquatchTerraspinWater Hazard
Introduced in Omniverse AstrodactylAtomixBall WeevilBloxxBullfragCrashhopperFeedbackGravattackGutrotKickin HawkMole-StachePesky DustThe WorstToepickWalkatroutWhampire
Ultimate Aliens Ultimate AlbedoUltimate ArctiguanaUltimate Big ChillUltimate CannonboltUltimate Echo EchoUltimate GravattackUltimate HumungousaurUltimate RathUltimate SpidermonkeyUltimate SwampfireUltimate Way BigUltimate Wildmutt
Fusion Aliens Atomic-XBig ChuckCrashockerDiamond MatterFourmungousaurHeat JawsHumungoopsaurStink ArmsUprigg
Unseen Aliens Decagon VreedleRocksSquidstrictorVentrilosquid
Future Aliens SandboxShellheadSnakepit
Retconned Eon
Non-Canon Cartoon Network AlienPortalerAntigraviteslaBob the BlobPlantapocalypseThriller Whale

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