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Opticoids are a species from the planet Sightra.[note 1]


Opticoids are tan-colored humanoid creatures. They have many eyes scattered across their muscular upper body; the number[TP 2] and color[2] of which varies from Opticoid to Opticoid. Their face consists of only a mouth and a very large pair of elastic[3] bat-like ears. Their legs are slightly bulky, and they have four fingers and three toes. Their entire skeleton is made of cartilage, not bone.[OV Brief 1]

As they age, some Opticoids grow facial hair in the form of little tentacle whiskers, like the Galvan.[DJW 1]

Female Opticoids have a slimmer build and a more voluptuous figure.

Powers and Abilities[]

Similar to the compound vision of an insect, an Opticoid's eyes give them 360-degree vision, making it extremely difficult to sneak up on them.[4] Their eyes on their hands further allow them to peer around corners or obstacles.[OV Brief 1][5] Furthermore, they can "smell" and see trails of certain chemicals with their eyes, as shown when Eye Guy was able to see the trail of Mr. Baumann's cologne.[6]

Opticoids have ophthalmokinesis, which allows them to control and alter the many eyes on their bodies. They can move their eyes across the surface of their bodies and merge them together to create one bigger eye.[4] By closing all their other eyes,[note 2] they can open their chest eye and further bring it out on a stalk to point it around.[6]

From any of the eyes on their torso, Opticoids can fire out energy beams, the color of which coincides with the color of their eyes.[note 3] The beams can be fired from multiple eyes at once and they can easily push objects or people far away;[4][5] the energy beams of an Opticoid are powerful enough to shatter metal[9] and slice trees clean in half, as demonstrated by 12-year-old Mutant Kevin.[5] An Opticoid's central chest eye can charge up and fire larger and more powerful beams of super concentrated energy.[OV Brief 1] These beams are capable of shattering Rock Monsters in one shot[10] and, if sustained, can ignite explosive barrels and overload machinery.[7] Opticoids can also stretch their eye out of their chest on a stalk to better aim it towards targets.[6]

The eyes all over an Opticoid's body can each fire a different kind of beam:[OV Brief 1] Besides simple energy beams, they can shoot blasts of colored fire;[11] freeze rays that encase and immobilize a target in ice on contact;[9] bolts of electricity;[7][4] bolts of electricity capable of freezing foes, such as Clancy;[4] and blasts of sticky eye goop.[OV Brief 1]

Opticoids have enhanced durability, as Eye Guy was able to take a hit from the Galactic Gladiator,[12] and an energy blast from the Mutant Giraffe directly to the face.[13]

Opticoids are capable of performing great acrobatic and gymnastic feats, as well as jumping several feet high.[7][9]

Opticoids have good reflexes, capable of dodging incoming attacks.[8][3]

Opticoids have enhanced hearing.[note 4]


If an irritant such as Gracklflint venom gets in their eyes, an Opticoid's eyes will burn and they will briefly be unable to see clearly. Because they have eyes over the majority of their bodies, they are more vulnerable to being exposed to and hurt by such irritants.[14]

Certain chemicals can irritate an Opticoid's eyes and cause them to tear up, as demonstrated by Eye Guy's eyes being irritated by Mr. Baumann's cologne.[6]

Notable Opticoids[]

Notable Opticoid Hybrids[]


The name Opticoid is a play on the word "optical", meaning related to eyes.


  1. According to Thomas Perkins, Eye Guy's species was not named during production of the Original Series.[TP 1] Despite this, on July 4, 2009, Eye Guy's page was edited by anonymous user, claiming that he was an Opticoid from the planet Sightra. This page was later created on September 14, 2009 by another anonymous user, and the page for Sightra was created on October 19, 2009 by a user named The Ultimate Necrofriggian. No source for Opticoid or Sightra was provided in any of these instances, and they were not mentioned in any official media or merchandise. However, in FusionFall, released in 2009, Eye Guy was mentioned as being a Scleran.[FusionFall 1] The master brief for Omniverse would later call Eye Guy an Opticoid from the planet Sightra,[OV Brief 1] thus canonizing them as his species and planet, respectively.[1]
  2. In the Original Series, Eye Guy was able to freely fire both charged and uncharged beams from his chest eye without needing to close his other eyes; the only exception being when he brought the eye out on a stalk.[7] As of Omniverse, Eye Guy always closes his eyes whenever firing from his chest eye.
  3. Alternate versions of Eye Guy are shown firing optic energy beams in different colors. For example, Ben 23's Eye Guy fires blue beams[8] while 12-year-old Mutant Kevin fired red beams.[5]
  4. This information comes from the Brazilian Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Online Editora Sticker Album. Translated: "My hearing is also super developed."[merch 1]


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