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Slamworm[1][2] is the Nemetrix's DNA sample of a Slammoid from the planet Terraexcava.

Slamworm's species is the predatory species of Talpaedans.

Appearance

Slamworm is a giant worm-like alien with sharp teeth, six red eyes, a wide grey beak-like mouth, and a tail ending in a pincer like a set of spikes. Slamworm possesses a creamy orange and brown hide, a white-brown underbelly, grey spikes running down her back, and four red insectoid legs on each side near the front.

Slamworm wears a red spiked collar with the Nemetrix on it.

Powers and Abilities

Like the Talpaedans it feeds on, Slamworm is a skilled burrower, able to tunnel through almost any surface at remarkable speed and can sprout anywhere she wants at a fast rate.

Slamworm can spit multiple balls of acid from her mouth at a rapid pace to dissolve the metal bodies of Talpaedans so that they are easier to consume.[DJW 1]

Slamworm's beak is able to find the joints in a Talpaedan's armor where it can be pried open.[DJW 1]

Slamworm possesses sharp teeth as well as enhanced strength and durability.

Weaknesses

Vulnerable Mouth

The inside of Slamworm's mouth is sensitive to damage, as shown when Diamondhead and Armodrillo attacked it to escape her attack.

History

Omniverse

Appearances

Zed
Season 1
Season 2
Khyber's Panuncian
Season 4

Ben 10: Omniverse

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
French Slamworm From the original English name
Hungarian Pondró From pondró, maggot
Italian Vermone From vermone, big worm
Polish Grzmotorobak From grzmot, slam and robak, worm
Portuguese (Br) Vermônico From "Verme" (maggot) and the suffix "Ico", which means "similar to"
Romanian Vermix From vierme, worm
Russian Боевой Червь From боевой, combat and червь, worm
Spanish (HA) Slamworm From the original English name

Etymology

Slamworm's name is a play on the words slam and worm.

Trivia

  • Slamworm is based off the Sandworm from Dune.[DJW 2]
    • Slamworm also strongly resembles the Graboids from the Tremors movie and television series, being a massive, monstrous worm that burrows underground and has an armored "beak".
  • Slamworm is one of three Nemetrix aliens who do not use the name their species as their own, the other two being Tyrannopede and Hypnotick.
  • Slamworm is the only known Nemetrix alien to come from the Andromeda Galaxy.
  • It is unknown why Slamworm's DNA was added to the Nemetrix when it was created, as Talpaedan DNA had not been added to the Codon Stream until after Ben scanned Andreas.[3]

References

Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

Nemetrix Predators
Regular Predators
BuglizardCrabdozerHypnotickMucilatorOmnivoraciousPanuncianSlamwormTerroranchulaTyrannopedeVicetopus
Ultimate Forms
Ultimate Panuncian
Non-canon
TentaclawsWay Big's Predator
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