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Lodestar is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Biosovortian from an unknown planet.

Appearance

Lodestar has a magnetically floating metal head surrounded by a glowing white aura and levitates in an arch between his shoulders. He has crab-like claws for hands and his body is mainly black with yellow feet, hands, shoulders, and chest. His mouth rarely moves, even when he's talking.

In Omniverse, Lodestar has a yellow eyebrow-like crest on his forehead, his head is more skull-shaped with has lines beneath his mouth. His mouth now moves when he talks. The glowing aura around his head is recolored green, the yellow from his feet go up to his thighs, his shoulders are bigger, and the yellow stripes by his chest are shorter.

Lodestar wears the Original Omnitrix/Ultimatrix/Omnitrix symbol on his chest.

Powers and Abilities

  • Magnetokinesis
  • Magnetic Force Fields
  • Magnetic Regeneration

Lodestar is able to project magnetic fields that are capable of overloading electrical circuits and can attract magnetic materials to himself. He can also emit magnetic pulses that allow him to magnetize any ferromagnetic metals (iron, nickel, cobalt, and gallium), causing objects he magnetizes to attract everything magnetic to fly and collide with the target. As such, he has telekinetic control over metal, allowing him to levitate and move it around without physical contact.

Lodestar can generate a green magnetic force field that protects him from most ballistic attacks.[2]

If he gets destroyed, he can regenerate by pulling his shattered pieces back together with his magnetism.[2]

Lodestar can levitate and fly.

Lodestar possesses enhanced durability, as he was able to withstand being hurt by the red troops' laser blasts (although it still caused him discomfort)[3] and the Forever Ninja's throwing stars.[4]

Lodestar possesses enhanced strength, as he was able to briefly grapple with the Stalker but with some difficulty.[5]

Weaknesses

Despite being disconnected from his body, Lodestar's head is magnetically bonded to it. Wherever his head goes, his body follows.[5] As such, Lodestar's head can be knocked away from his body, leaving it blind, helpless and unable to reconnect with the head.[6]

Lodestar's powers are useless against non-metallic objects such as the Forever Ninja's throwing stars.[4]

History

Ben
Bioids

Ben
Dream

Ben

Appearances

Ben
Season 3
Bioids
Season 3

Ben
Season 1
Season 4
Season 8

Cartoon Network Action Packs
Chapter Books
Others

Video Games

Lodestar in Rise Of Hex Ds

Lodestar in "Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex"

Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex

Being the main alien and the replacement for Alien X, Lodestar is a playable alien in the game.

Due to the Omnitrix sorting out after Ben fiddled with it, Lodestar was temporarily locked. Lodestar was reunlocked at the beginning of Level 7.

Lodestar is able to magnetically attract himself to metallic emblems embedded on the walls of the temple and catacombs underneath Bellwood. He can increase his altitude, move across considerable distances and slow his descent to avoid potential hazards.

Throughout the game, Lodestar strangely interacts with 15 mystic talismans. Because of this, he is the only alien form capable of defeating Hex, destroying all but one talisman to weaken the otherwise invincible foe. Lodestar uses the remaining talisman to trap Hex inside it.

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Albanian Magneti Yjor From “magnet” (magnet) and “yj” (stars)
Bulgarian Полярна Звезда  From полярна, polar and звезда star
Chinese 北极星 From 北极星 (Běi Jí Xīng), lodestar
Dutch Poolster From poolster, lodestar
French Aimantosaure From aimant, magnet and -saure, -saur
German Polarstern From polarstern, polarstar
Greek Πολικός Αστέρας From πολικός αστέρας, lodestar
Hungarian Sarkcsillag From sark, polar and csillag, star
Italian Fulmiraggio From fulmiraggio, lightning ray
Norwegian Ledestjerne From ledestjerne, lodestar
Polish Polarny From polarny, polarise
Portuguese (Br) Estrela Polar From estrela polar, polar star
Romanian Lodestar From the original English name
Russian Звезда From звезда, star
Spanish (HA) Lodestar From the original English name; pronounded /'lodstar/ (Ben 10: Alien Force and Night of the Living Nightmare), /'loʊdstar/ (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien), /'lodestar/ (Ultimate Aggregor and The Purge) or /lodes'tar/ (Cough It Up).
Spanish (Spain) Estrella Polar From estrella polar, pole star
Turkish Çoban Yıldızı From çoban, lode and yıldızı, star

Etymology

Lodestar's name comes from lodestone, a naturally magnetized piece of the mineral called magnetite.

Trivia

  • Lodestar is the first alien used by 16-year-old Ben in Omniverse.
  • In Alien Force and Ultimate Alien, Lodestar appears to have a mouth, but with the exception of errors, it never opens. In Omniverse, however, his mouth moves when he talks.
  • Lodestar's magnetic pulses have changed color throughout his appearances:
    • When he is introduced in Simple, the pulses are white. In his subsequent Alien Force appearances, they are green.
    • In Ultimate Alien, they are white again.
    • In Heroes United and Omniverse, they are green again.
  • In the code nano section on the FusionFall website, a picture of Lodestar's head can be seen.
  • The reboot continuity game "Brains VS Bugs" has a magnet upgrade that resembles Lodestar's upper body minus the shoulders, arms, and head.

References

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

Start a Discussion Discussions about Lodestar

  • Lodestar versus NRG

    10 messages
    • It'd be a stale mate till someone intervened, or one of them switched aliens.
    • Lodestar's magnetic powers don't necessarily have to destory NRG's suit. So Lodestar could pin NRG down. If NRG is in his t...
  • Lodestar

    4 messages
    • He's one of my favorite aliens!
    • He is definetely underused and underpowered. He could be as powerful as Magneto is in X-Men.
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