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Jetray is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of an Aerophibian from the planet Aeropela.

Appearance

Jetray is a red, humanoid, manta ray-like alien with yellow horns extending from his nose, gills underneath his arms, yellow patagia which he uses to fly and glide through water, and two black lightning bolt-like stripes coming down from his shoulders to his Omnitrix/Ultimatrix symbol on his chest.

Jetray is slightly taller than Julie.[1] He is about Ben's regular height, excluding his horns.

Powers and Abilities

  • Flight
  • Neuroshock Blasts
  • Hyperspace Entrance

Jetray is Ben's fastest flier as he can fly at supersonic speeds. Jetray maneuvers through the air with little to no flapping and accelerates to speeds greater than light with ease. Jetray is even capable of maneuvering through space, a task which no amount of flapping would allow. Jetray's flight speed even allows him to go into hyperspace[2], which means he can travel across interstellar distances in moments.

It would appear that Jetray has an additional key to flight beyond his wings. In proportion to his size, he has a very short wingspan, although his weight is unknown.

Jetray can fire neuroshock blasts from his eyes and tail[3] that are strong enough to paralyze a Pyronite, as seen when Ben fought against Alan.

His neuroshock blasts can also start fires as shown by Swift.[4]

Jetray is durable enough to withstand gunfire from a fighter jet, though it does cause him great discomfort.[5]

Jetray has enhanced strength, which he demonstrated in fighting Alan and Ultimate Kevin.[6]

Jetray can survive in the vacuum of space.[7]

Weaknesses

GCBC (447)-0

Jetray can be hurt by his own neuroshocks.

Jetray cannot walk very well due to his proportionally thin hind limbs.

Jetray can be ensnared by Spidermonkey's webs.[8]

History

Ben
Albedo

Ben
Ultimate Ben
Kevin

Appearances

Video Games

Jetray VilgaxAttacks

Jetray in Vilgax Attacks

Ben 10: Alien Force

Jetray is a playable alien in the Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable versions of the game.

Jetray is initially unavailable, but is unlocked at the beginning of the Bombs Away! level.

Jetray is able to use his sonic dash to quickly cross long gaps. He can also dive underwater and move freely, something that the rest of Ben's aliens and Ben himself are unable to do.

Jetray is used at the end of the A Few Bad Eggs level to escape the collapsing facility underneath Parksville.

Jetray is vital for progression on the A Few Bad Eggs, Rural Rumble, Running on Autopilot, and A Change in the Weather levels of the game.

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks

Jetray is a playable alien in the game.

Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable Versions

Due to the Omnitrix rebooting after Ben's abuse of the quick change feature during his battle with an animated Mr. Smoothy mascot, Jetray was temporarily locked. Jetray was reunlocked upon Ben's arrival in the Null Void.

Jetray is able to glide and ride on wind currents to temporarily increase his altitude like Big Chill, however he can do so for considerably longer distances and with greater speed.

Jetray is vital for progression on the Null Void level of the game.

Nintendo DS Version

Jetray, along with Murk Upchuck are reunlocked upon Ben's arrival in the Null Void.

Jetray is able to use his sonic dash to quickly cross long gaps in the Null Void.

Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex

Jetray is a playable alien in the game.

Due to the Omnitrix sorting out after Ben fiddled with it, Jetray was temporarily locked. Jetray was reunlocked at the beginning of Level 9.

Jetray is able to double jump and use his sonic dash to quickly cross long gaps.

Jetray is the last alien used in the game, in order to escape the collapsing catacombs after the battle with Hex.

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Bulgarian Турбоскат From турбо/turbo, turbo and скат/skat, ray
Chinese 魟人 From (Hóng), ray, and (Rén), man
Croatian Jetrey/Џетреј From џет, jet, and реј, ray
Dutch Jetstraal From jet and straal, ray.
French Super-Jet From super and jet
German Turbomanta From turbo and manta
Greek Τζέτρευ Translated from English to Greek
Hungarian Sugárrája From sugár, ray/beam and rája, ray/skate.
Italian Pinnajet From pinna, fin and jet
Norwegian Jetstråle From јet and ståle, beam
Polish Jetray From the original English name
Portuguese (Br) Arraia-a-Jato From arraia, ray; the "-a-Jato" is like "jet-powered"
Romanian Jetray From the original English name
Russian Лучистый/Luchistyĭ From лучистый/luchistyĭ, radiant
Serbian Jetrey/Џетреј From џет, jet, and реј, ray
Spanish (HA) Jetray From the original English name; pronounced /'jɪtreɪ/ (normally) or /'jɛtreɪ/ (The Eggman Cometh).
Spanish (Spain) Turbo-Raya From turbo and raya, ray
Swedish Rockan From rockan, the ray
Turkish Jet Işını From jet and ışın, ray.

Etymology

His name is a portmanteau of a "jet," a fast aircraft vehicle, and "manta ray," the creature his appearance is based on. Additionally, he can fire neuroshock rays, adding to the "ray" part of his name.

Trivia

  • Jetray had concept art drawn by Eric Canete, whereas his final design was created by Glenn Wong, with colors added by Chris Hooten.[GW 1]
  • Jetray's voice was somewhat high-pitched until Paradox, where it became deeper.
  • Dwayne McDuffie wrote an underwater battle scene for Jetray, but it was scrapped.
  • Jimmy thought Jetray's name was "Jeffrey" until Ben corrected him.[5]
  • Even though Jetray is more adaptive in water, Ben mostly uses him for aerial fights or travels through space.
  • His flight and neuroshock blasts are reminiscent of the dragon-like Zok, of The Herculoids.
  • Jetray is the only regular alien featured in both Alien Force and Ultimate Alien who made no appearance in Ben 10: Omniverse. However, he was mentioned twice.

References

Crew Statements

Glenn Wong

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 PortalerAntigraviteslaBob the BlobPlantapocalypseThriller Whale

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