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Thep Khufans are mummy-like creatures composed entirely of organic bandages made from an alien material that feels like old cloth but have elasticity.[DJW 1] They are thin, humanoid-shaped with slight ape-like features on their limbs. They also wear Wadjet headpieces on their forehead, minus nose and mouth. Their clothing resemble that of the ancient Egyptians, consisting of dhoti -like garments on their waist, collars and two bandages dangling from their upper back. They wear golden cuffs on their feet and wrists. Their bodies are hollow, allowing them to store things in their chest. There are gaps between their bandages on their wrists, chest and ankles, as well as their eyes, that glow any color. They have a beak-like toothed mouth with a long tongue beneath their head bandages. Some Thep Khufans have bandages that stick out from their heads like hair, while others wear headdresses and tall hats that are somewhat similar to the Crowns of Egypt and the Nefertiti's Cap Crown. Thep Khufans have thousands of tendrils stemming from their hard heads.[pop-up 1]
In Ben 10: Protector of Earth, a more powerful version of Thep Khufans is revealed, Cyclone Khufans. Their bandages are a blackish color, and their clothing are blue and gold. Their head resembles a gold headpiece, shaped like a bird's beak. It is unknown if they exist in the main timeline.
Some Khufans sleep in sarcophagi, the more well off of them any way. The poorer mummy citizens can't afford them, so they are a kind of status symbol among the Thep Khufan wealthy elite.[DJW 2]
Powers and Abilities
Being composed of bandages, Thep Khufans can reshape their bodies at will. This allows them to split themselves apart to dodge attacks and reform to counter-attack. They can also regenerate themselves if they are torn and generate more bandages for various needs.
A Thep Khufan's body is completely hollow, making them extremely flexible.
Thep Khufans can extend their bandages, from their fingers or from their body, creating a sturdy wall. They can also sever the bandages they extend.
Although Thep Khufans are frail, they possess a degree of enhanced strength, allowing them to punch away a Squid Monster with ease. Similarly, they can lift objects and people as big as a Segmentasapien with their stretchable limbs.
Despite being made of bandages,Thep Khufans are immune to the effects of water. As such, they can breathe underwater.
Thep Khufans have a surprising amount of speed and agility for their size and bandages, even enough to scale walls and dodge attacks with relative ease.
By reducing their bodies down to single bandages, Thep Khufans can slip through extremely tight spaces or small openings, allowing them to escape various traps or maneuver through cramped areas before reforming afterwards.
Thep Khufans can break their body apart to create a pile of bandages to cushion a landing. Their face is separated from the rest of the bandages in the process.
A Thep Khufan's bandages can withstand lasers.
Thep Khufans can survive in the vacuum of space thanks to their composition, as demonstrated by the Mummy.
When extending their limbs or other parts of their bodies, Thep Khufans become susceptible to strong winds and suction forces.
There is an upper limit to how much tension a Thep Khufan's bandages can withstand before breaking.
Because they are made of bandages, Thep Khufans can be flattened by heavy objects, stopping them momentarily.
Thep Khufans can be frozen solid by liquid nitrogen.
Thep Khufans can be tangled up in their own bandages.
Notable Thep Khufans
- Snare-oh (the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Thep Khufan)
- Thep Khufan citizens of Anur Transyl
- Thep Khufans are the only beings who can handle Corrodium without special protection.[pop-up 2]
- When asked if Thep Kufans can fling themselves up in the air by grabbing two surfaces, Derrick J. Wyatt said that they probably could.[DJW 5]