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"I appreciate it, but what I really need is to find my friends. Some mummy guy got them."
"That would be Kuphulu. Repeat offender, strictly small-time."

Ben and Scout.[1]

Kuphulu is a Thep Khufan criminal from the planet Anur Transyl in the Anur System. He, along with Dr. Viktor and Crüjo, is one of Zs'Skayr's loyal servants.

Appearance[]

Kuphulu wears Esoterica clothes and bears some resemblance to Snare-Oh. He wears a tall, black headdress with curved golden spikes, a black robe with a red and black striped collar and a red sash dangling at the front, two cuffs with black and red stripes, finger-less gloves, a bandaged mouth with a golden chin and four tendrils on his back. Like the Mummy, his eyes are purple, albeit with black pupils.

Personality[]

Kuphulu has shown himself to be arrogant and seems to underestimate his opponents often, considering himself superior to Ben, despite having the advantage only for a short time. He is a loyal servant to his master and attempted to resist Whampire's commands, but his willpower failed to outperform the Vladat's. His threats are often hollow, as he claims to be more powerful than he really is. Furthermore, he seems to recognize the power of the Omnitrix wielder, and like everyone else present in the lab at Z'Castle Zs'Skayr, Kuphulu stopped what he was doing when he noticed that Tennyson appeared to have been defeated by Lord Transyl, ignoring even the commands of his Corrupturas, amazed.

History[]

Background[]

Kuphulu has tangled with Scout before. He works for Zs'Skayr and, according to Scout, is a small-time crook and repeat offender.

Omniverse[]

Kuphulu Profile

Kuphulu being controlled by Whampire

Kuphulu first appeared in Rad Monster Party. He, along with Zs'Skayr, Dr. Viktor, and Crüjo, attempted to defeat Ben and his team. He was the one who kidnapped Hobble, Rook and Rad one by one. After that, he attacks Ben, who turns into Wildvine in full view of a crowd. However, they are under impression "that freaky plant guy is beating up an innocent mummy," and started pelting stuffs at him. When the mob are chasing after Ben, Kuphulu seizes this opportunity to escape. In his lair, Ben, along with Scout, finds their friends wrapped in bandages against a wall. Hobble tries to say something but is muffled by the bandages. When Ben frees Hobble's mouth from the bandages, he exclaims that Kuphulu is behind him. Kuphulu rises up and attacks, but Ben transforms into Crashhopper, who manages to incapacitate him by tying him up in a web of his own bandages.

In The Vampire Strikes Back, he, along with Dr. Viktor and Crüjo, use the vast, immeasurable magical power and energies that Zs'Skayr stole from the Alpha Rune to resurrect Lord Transyl, a member of the long-extinct Vladats. Kuphulu and Viktor get attacked by Lord Transyl, who sought to feed on them. However, Zs'Skayr defeats Transyl and convinces him to help him carry out his plot. Kuphulu, along with his team and the brainwashed Anur Transyl citizens, attacks Ben's team. Lord Transyl then shoots Corrupturas at Rook, Rad and Scout. Ben's team and the brainwashed Anur Transyl citizens attack Ben and Hobble. Kuphulu, along with Viktor and Crüjo, was later shot by a Corruptura created by Ben's new alien, Whampire. Whampire then orders them to hold Zs'Skayr and Lord Transyl. Kuphulu and the others comply but are unable to hold them and are tossed aside, forcing them to retreat. Whampire then forces the three of them to tell him where the castle of Zs'Skayr is. Afterwards, Whampire crashes the Lovely Duck into the castle, having his Corruptura-controlled group battle Lord Transyl's. During the battle, Kuphulu, Crüjo and Viktor are freed from Whampire's Corrupturas when the Omnitrix times out. Ben turns into Atomix and creates a "Fusion Cuisine"; a light ball which kills Zs'Skayr and injures Lord Transyl, leading to everyone being freed from his Corrupturas. Kuphulu and Crüjo later join Viktor in putting Lord Transyl somewhere safe. In the end, the Lovely Duck leaves the Anur System and Viktor imprisons Lord Transyl in a coffin-like containment unit in the Anur System's sun's orbit.

Kuphulu makes a cameo in The Most Dangerous Game Show, when he and some Thep Khufans attack Looma Red Wind.

Powers and Abilities[]

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Being a Thep Khufan, Kuphulu shares many of the same abilities as Snare-Oh.

Weaknesses[]

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Corruptura Vulnerability

Kuphulu can be controlled by Vladats via their Corrupturas.[2]

Appearances[]

Omniverse[]

Season 5[]

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Etymology[]

Kuphulu's name is a portmanteau of "Khufu", an Egyptian pharaoh from the Old Kingdom period, and "Cthulhu", one of H.P. Lovecraft's most well-known monsters.

Trivia[]

  • Kuphulu is the leader of a Dagon worshipping cult. This is why he wears Esoterica clothes, there were small statues of Dagon in his temple,[1] and green tentacle murals were running up the walls of his temple.[DJW 1]
    • Like ancient mummies, Kuphulu's temple resembles the inside of Egyptian pyramids and tombs, complete with statues, wall paintings and hieroglyphs.
  • Kuphulu steals mystical artifacts and whatever Zs'Skayr wants.[DJW 1]

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