FANDOM


Rebootomnitrixsymbol This article belongs to the Reboot Continuity.

Slapback is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of an Ekoplektoid from the planet Ekoplekton.[1][2]

Appearance

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.

He is also able to allow the clones to fuse back together into the original Slapback form.

Weaknesses

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.

History

Edit pencil This section needs expansion. You can help by adding information.

Appearances

Ben 10

Season 3

Etymology

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 a kind of doubling echo with relatively long delay between repetitions of the sound, so that the individual echoes can be perceived.

Trivia

  • 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.[3]
  • Slapback's frog-like design resembles Bullfrag.

References

Transformations
Regular Aliens
CannonboltDiamondheadFour ArmsGaxGrey MatterHeatblastHumungousaurOverflowRathShock RockSlapbackStinkflyUpgradeWildvineXLR8
Omni-Enhanced Aliens
CannonboltDiamondheadFour ArmsGrey MatterHeatblastOverflowStinkflyWildvineXLR8
Fusion Aliens Non-Canon
Amalgam BenGrey ArmsXLRArmBlastDiamondHeat Hot Dog AlienGlitch Fusion