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Buzzshock is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Nosedeenian from the Nosedeen Quasar.

Appearance

Ben as Buzzshock

Buzzshock's appearance is similar to an Earth dry cell. He is black with green eyes, a large lightning bolt-like stripe spanning from where his neck starts to where his legs start on his front and back sides, and a positive (+) symbol and negative (-) symbol on his back.

In the original series, Buzzshock's lightning bolt stripe was white, he had a hole on his head that could release electricity, and his original Omnitrix symbol is located on his chest.

In Ultimate Alien, Buzzshock looked mostly the same as he did in the original series, except the hole on his head was replaced with a grey spot (making him better resemble a battery) and his Ultimatrix symbol was recolored green.

In Omniverse, Buzzshock has two bolts on each arm, the lightning bolt stripe is recolored green, and the top of his head is now shaped like a battery, with the top colored light green. His head is now more prominent, as his chin actually sticks out rather than being a part of a long, one-piece body, and his eyes are now almond-shaped instead of being circular. He wears the Omnitrix symbol on the top of his head.

Ken as Buzzshock

Ken's Buzzshock looked the same as Ben 10,000's Buzzshock in the original series.

Bad Ben as Bad Buzzshock

Bad Ben as Buzzshock looks identical to Ben Prime's Buzzshock in Omniverse, save for all the green parts being recolored mint green.

Personality

Buzzshock always laughs whenever he moves around or fighting. He has a twisted sense of humor, as he laughed hysterically when Enoch was sucked out of a plane.[1]

Powers and Abilities

Buzzshock has the ability to manipulate green[note 1] electricity, and can pass through any electrical source using a form of enhanced speed.[3][4]

Buzzshock can control electricity and can inhabit electrical devices, controlling them from the inside, and in some cases powering them. However, he can also cause electrical technology to malfunction and fry when he passes through them. He can animate and possess electrical machines as a result.[3]

Buzzshock has the capability to duplicate himself when he is severed, more specifically when he is cut in half or has enough power, as demonstrated by other Nosedeenians.[3] However, he must first learn how and train himself in order to do it.[MW 1]

Unlike other Nosedeenians, Buzzshock's speech is understandable to other races.[5]

Buzzshock has enhanced agility, as shown when he jumped over Phil when he attacked him and landed on both feet.[5]

Buzzshock can electrify liquids, such as a Sphoeroid's slime, to attack enemies.[6]

Buzzshock can use his powers to seamlessly fly, leaving an electric trail behind.[2][7]

Buzzshock is surprisingly strong for his size, being able to lift a human at least by their underwear.[3]

Buzzshock is durable enough to withstand being harmed by one of SevenSeven's energy blasts.[8] His natural durability can be increased by his self-duplication, allowing him to be uninjured if he is severed (as demonstrated by other Nosedeenians), as he simply can duplicate to avoid being harmed.[3]

Buzzshock can emit a sonic scream capable of shattering glass, as demonstrated by other Nosedeenians.[3]

Weaknesses

Buzzshock's power can be taken away by fire, or when he is trapped in something made of a non-conductive material, as demonstrated with other Nosedeenians.[3]

Buzzshock can be insulated with rubber-sheeted blankets, as demonstrated with other Nosedeenians.[9]

Like any other organic being, Buzzshock can be banished back to his own timeline by a Chronosapien.[2]

Despite his enhanced durability, Buzzshock can still be incapacitated by enemy attacks.[8]

If Buzzshock runs out of energy, he will fall asleep, as demonstrated with other Nosedeenians.[9]

Buzzshock's energy can be absorbed by a species such as Conductoids, as demonstrated with other Nosedeenians.[9]

Buzzshock's small size can be a disadvantage against a bigger, stronger opponent like Phil.[5]

History

Omniverse

Future (Original)

Bad Ben's Timeline

Appearances

Ben 10,000
Season 3
Ken
Season 4

Ben
Season 4
Season 6
Season 7
Bad Ben
Season 5

Cartoon Network Action Packs

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Bulgarian Бъзшок From the original English name
Chinese 那个光 (former)
多瓦特 (current)
From 那个 (Nà Gè), the, and (Guāng), light
From (Duō), mega, and 瓦特 (Wǎ Tè), Watt
French Onde de Choc From onde de choc, shock wave
German Grillschock, Blitzschock From grillen, grilling and schock, shock/jolt
From blitz, and schock, shock/jolt
Greek Βομβοσόκ From βόμβος, buzz and σοκ, shock
Hungarian Megawatt From megawatt, megawatt
Italian Buzzshock From the original English name
Polish Iskierka From iskra, spark
Portuguese (Br) Chocante From chocante, shocking
Romanian Buzzshock From the original English name
Russian Базшок From the original English name
Spanish (HA) Buzzshock
Bátorex (Cough It Up)
Bátore (Omniverse)
From the original English name
From batería, battery
From batería, battery and atorar, stuck
Spanish (Spain) Megavatio From megavatio, megawatt

Etymology

Buzzshock's name is a combination of the words "buzz" and "shock", referencing his electrical abilities.

Trivia

  • Buzzshock was designed by Dave Johnson in the original series.[TP 1] Buzzshock's Omniverse design originally had a more rotund physique as well as a positive (+) or negative (-) symbol on either his chest or forehead.[DJW 1]
  • Despite appearing in the Ultimate Alien intro, Buzzshock was unavailable for Ben until Max's Monster.
    • Before this, Buzzshock appeared in the non-canon Ultimate Alien comic Black Knight's Flight.
    • Buzzshock and Rath are the only aliens to have been unlocked by electromagnetic interference.
  • In Omniverse, Buzzshock speaks with an extremely high-pitched voice, similar to one an ordinary human being has after inhaling helium.
  • Like Frankenstrike, Snare-oh, Murk Upchuck, and Arctiguana, Buzzshock appeared in Omniverse, but he did not appear in A New Dawn.
  • Buzzshock is one of five aliens featured in Omniverse who generate green electricity; the others being Upgrade, Frankenstrike, Brainstorm, and Nanomech.

Notes

  1. Alternate versions of Buzzshock are shown generating electricity in different colors. For example, Bad Ben's Buzzshock generates mint green electricity.[2]

References

Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

Matt Wayne

Tom Perkins

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
Future Aliens SandboxShellheadSnakepit
Ultimate Aliens AlbedoArctiguanaBig ChillCannonboltEcho EchoGravattackHumungousaurRathSpidermonkeySwampfireWay BigWildmutt
Fusion Aliens Atomic-XBig ChuckCrashockerDiamond MatterFourmungousaurHeat JawsHumungoopsaurStink ArmsUprigg
Concept Fusion Aliens GravadactylXLRG
Other Aliens in Official Media AntigraviteslaBob the BlobCartoon Network AlienEon (Retconned)MoyoInvinciblePlantapocalypsePortalerRocksShadowmanSquidstrictorStretcheleo