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Slapback takes the appearance of a green humanoid frog with grey metallic eyebrows. He wears a blue, black and white jumpsuit covering all except for his arms and feet, as well as a grey and black mask.
Slapback wears the Omnitrix symbol on his back.
Slapback's voice becomes higher pitched the more he duplicates.
Powers and Abilities
Slapback is capable of duplicating himself to an unknown degree when his back is struck or sufficient pressure is applied on it. The clones are not linked in any way and can act independently from one another.
Each time he duplicates, the resulting clones become smaller, heavier, denser and stronger by a proportionate amount. For example, upon duplicating for the first time, the clones are half his original size and twice as heavy, dense and strong. It is possible for Slapback to duplicate enough to become as dense as a black hole.[DR 2]
He is also able to allow the clones to fuse back together into the original Slapback form.
Slapback seems unable to control his duplicating power, as each strike on his back forces him to duplicate unwillingly, and the weight of each duplicate may cause issues to his surroundings.
With no link between the clones, Slapback can end up fighting himself if incensed.
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- In Innervasion Part 5: High Override, Slapback was added to the active playlist due to the Omnitrix's reboot.
- Slapback was first used in Omni-Copped, where he tested his powers inside the Omni-Copter.
- In Rath of Con, Slapback appeared in a daydream.
- In Cyber Slammers, Slapback appeared in a daydream.
- In LaGrange Muraille, Slapback went after LaGrange.
- In Buggin' the Buggs, Slapback battled Sydney and helped to clean up the Chrysalen Institute.
- In Four by Four, Slapback appeared in a daydream, in which he and his clones inhabited all of Twin City.
- In The Claws of the Cat, Slapback tried to demonstrate to Gwen his sole responsibilities as a hero.
- In Forever Road, Slapback defeated LaGrange and destroyed his device.
- In The Night Ben Tennyson Came to Town, Slapback ended up inadvertently destroying the train switch in an attempt to steer the vehicle away from it, yet still saved the people from his clones working together to replace the gap.
- Omni-Copped (first appearance)
- Rath of Con (daydream)
- Cyber Slammers (daydream)
- LaGrange Muraille
- Buggin' the Buggs
- Four by Four (daydream)
- The Claws of the Cat
- Forever Road
- The Night Ben Tennyson Came to Town
Naming and Translations
| From шлепок, slap|
From the original English name
Slapback's name is a combination of the words "slap" and "back"; this is a reference as to how his duplication powers work: by slapping his back.
A "slapback" is also a kind of doubling echo with relatively long delay between repetitions of the sound, so that the individual echoes can be perceived.
- Slapback's name was coined by Gwen and approved by Max, Phil, and a Slapback quarter when his quarters held a vote on the name.
- Ben's proposed names for the alien were "Big Boy" and "Brawno".
- Slapback replaces Grey Matter.
- Slapback's frog-like design resembles Bullfrag.
- ↑ Opening Intro for Season 3
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