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His appearance is very similar to a warthog. He has a nose ring. He wears a purple and black leotard with a belt with a mark that looks like a silhouette of warthog. He also has purple and black boots and gloves, which are both fingerless and toeless.
Thunderpig is incredibly vengeful, coming after Ben because Liam probably told him that Ben ate his father.[DJW 2] It is also implied that he is not very intelligent and quickly comes to conclusions.
Thunderpig acquired his energy flail during a visit to Dinobot Island.[DJW 3]
In Mud Is Thicker Than Water, he, along with the other thugs, attacked a Plumber Ship. Later, with the other members of Psyphon's gang, he received highly advanced Plumber Tech from Gorvan. After the Plumbers and Ben arrived, he was defeated by Crashhopper.
In Universe vs. Tennyson, he got out from jail thanks to Chadzmuth but was taken back after Perk Upchuck ate his flail and spit it onto him. Before they could have put him back to his cell, Chadzmuth helped him once again, much to Ben's annoyance.
In Clyde Five, he and Liam attacked Ben, Rook and Clyde to get back the Mark 5 Nanoshift Enabled Exo-Armor. After Clyde rubbed Liam's neck and made him fall asleep, Thunderpig started to panic and stated that Clyde was a wizard. He grabbed Liam and ran away. In the Black Hole, after Liam woke up, Thunderpig told him that he is out since nobody told him that he was going after a wizard.
Powers and Abilities
Thunderpig exhibits enhanced strength which allows him to use his flail.
Thunderpig is armed with an energy flail and a laser cannon.
Ben 10: Omniverse
- The More Things Change: Part 2 (first appearance)
- Cough It Up
- Blukic and Driba Go to Area 51
- No Honor Among Bros (cameo)
- Universe vs. Tennyson (cameo)
- Let's Do the Time War Again (cameo)
Thunderpig is name word of "Thunder" or "pig", it was commonly treated as a subspecies of P. aethiopicus, but today that scientific name is restricted to the desert warthog of northern Kenya, Somalia, and eastern Ethiopia.
Naming and Translations
|Hungarian||Dörgőmalac||From dörgő, mennydörgés, thunder and malac, pig|
|Polish||Grzmotowieprz||From grzmot, thunder and wieprz, hog|
|Spanish (HA)|| Puerco|
Puerco-Oh (Clyde Five)
| From puerco, pig.|
From "thunder" and puerco, pig.
From puerco, pig and Oh, Oh; pronounced /'puɛrko 'o/.
- He understands the Sotoraggians' language, since he was shown talking to them in the Black Hole. He was also impressed by what EightEight said when she tried to get Argit.
- Thunderpig is similar to Lion-O from Thundercats: they wear the same warrior outfit, though the symbol on Thunderpig's belt is a black warthog in a red background instead of a black panther.
- In some his appearances, Thunderpig charges up his mace yelling "Thunder, thunder, THUNDERPIG!", while Lion-O is famous for yelling "Thunder, thunder, THUNDERCATS!" as he charges his sword.
- The way he greets Ben is similar to Inigo Montoya from the popular book/film The Princess Bride.