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Upchuck is the Omnitrix's DNA samples of the Perk and Murk races of Gourmand from the destroyed planet Peptos XI and currently Peptos XII.[1][DJW 1]

Appearance

Ben as Perk Upchuck

Perk Upchuck has green skin, six sprout-like growths on the back of his head, a dark-green patch of skin on his head, light-green skin on his face and belly and a crooked teeth overbite. He has whisker like lines on his face, and a green tail.

In the original series, Perk Upchuck had white eyes and wore a black open-front suit with white over-sleeves and white bands around his legs and white padding under his three-toed feet. He wore the original Omnitrix symbol on his left hand.

In Omniverse, 16-year-old Perk Upchuck does not wear clothes and his eyes are recolored green. He wears the Omnitrix on his stomach.

11-year-old Perk Upchuck looks almost the same as the original series, but his eyes and original Omnitrix symbol are recolored green and he now has bare feet with short claws.

Ben as Murk Upchuck

Murk Upchuck has swampy-green skin, a tanned stomach and muzzles, black sprouts and black-green spots on his tail, limbs, and back. His eyes are sharp and green, he has whisker-like lines, his teeth are more aligned with visibly sharp canine teeth and his tail is short and straightened, as opposed to Perk Upchuck's curled tail.

In Heroes United, Murk Upchuck's black stripes on his face were longer, reaching his mouth, and he only had two lines instead of three. His claws were attached to his hands through finger stubs.

In Omniverse, Murk Upchuck resembles his previous design, except that his claws are longer and bigger, his sprouts are brighter, and he has less spots on his body. He now has only two teeth in the shape of an underbite, and the markings on his face are thinner and contained by the face, no longer spanning the head.

Murk Upchuck wears the original Omnitrix/Ultimatrix/Omnitrix symbol on his stomach.

Mad Ben as Mad Perk Upchuck

Mad Ben as Perk Upchuck has skin coloring that looks more like that of a Murk Gourmand. His teeth are now mirrored, and he wears a black helmet with a spike and orange glasses on it and spiked shoulder pads that are connected. He has orange bandages around his wrists, the spikes on the pads are orange, and the strap connecting the pads goes around the Omnitrix, which is on his chest. His eyes and Omnitrix are orange.

Powers and Abilities

  • Strong Prehensile Tongues
  • Solid Matter Ingestion
  • Swarm Gastronomy
  • Slime Spit
  • Energy Ingestion
  • Strong Teeth
  • Mouth Expansion
  • Enhanced Durability
  • Acid Spit
  • Mouth Expansion

Both Upchucks have four very strong, adhesive tongues that can stretch to great lengths, allowing them to latch onto large objects and reel them in with relative ease.

Both Upchucks' mouths can stretch, allowing them to swallow objects larger than themselves. They are connected with a trans-space bladder dimension where they store all the "food" they eat. Both Upchucks are connected to the Gourmand species and can sense any danger to his people through his stomach.[2]

By breathing air out of their mouths, both Upchucks are able to fly and even survive in the vacuum of space.[2]

The items ingested by either Upchuck are converted into explosive balls of liquids that can be expelled with great accuracy. The explosive power of these "loogies" depends on the chemical composition and overall size of what Upchuck ate to create them.[pop-up 1][3]

Both Upchucks can eat and spit out energy, such as lasers, in the same way they eat and spit out acid matter.

Perk Upchuck can make his "loogies" curve like a boomerang, shuriken, or frisbee. He can also fire powerful streams of his explosive vomit like an energy beam by building up digested matter and releasing it all at once.[4]

Perk Upchuck is able to take a surprising amount of punishment for a creature of his size, taking the force of a moving car impact, as well as surviving after being thrown through a wall.[5]

Murk Upchuck can spit out slime, which can be slippery and is capable of melting ice.[6]

Murk Upchuck can carry heavy objects in his stomach, such as the Alpha Nanite's container, and release them without having to turn them into a "loogie".[7]

Although neither Upchuck have trained themselves to do so, both of them can eat the Ascalon[DJW 2] and even a Celestialsapien, who would either be digested or spat back out.[DJW 3]

Weaknesses

  • Item Ingestion Limit
  • Energy Ingestion Limit
  • Full Cheeks
  • Inability to Ingest Food (Perk only)

Both Upchucks have a limit to how many big objects they can swallow at once.

Both Upchucks are slow when they eat a lot of things and become excessively fat. Otherwise, they are somewhat quick, considering their small size.

If either Upchuck does not spit out something they eat, they will get very fat and rendered immobile until they spit it out.[8]

Between both Upchucks, only Perk Upchuck cannot consume Earth/human food.[5] Murk Upchuck, on the other hand, lacks this weakness.[9]

There is a limit to the kinds of any either Upchuck can ingest, as the energy beams of an Evolved Galvan made Perk Upchuck inflate into a ball.[10]

History

Ben
Movies

Ben

Ben
Specials
Gwen
Dream

16-year-old Ben
11-year-old Ben
Mad Ben

Appearances

Ben
Season 2
Season 3

Ben
Season 1
  • Duped (first re-appearance)
Season 3
Specials
Gwen
Season 3
Dream
Season 3

16-year-old Ben
Season 3
Season 4
Season 6
Season 8
11-year-old Ben
Season 4
Season 8
Mad Ben
Season 7

  • Galactic Champions
  • Saving Sparksville
  • The Alien Device
  • The Mystery of the Mayan Sword
  • Upchuck Unleashed

Video Games

  • In Protector of Earth
  • In Vilgax Attacks
  • In Ben 10 : Omniverse (Video Game)

Ben 10: Protector of Earth

Perk Upchuck is a playable alien character in Protector of Earth; he is unlockable with a cheat on the DS version. He deals heavy damage to regular enemies and mini-bosses, but not to boss enemies.

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks

Murk Upchuck is a playable alien in the game, replacing both Alien X and Cannonbolt on the Nintendo DS version.

Due to the Omnitrix rebooting after Ben's abuse of the quick change feature during his battle against Vilgax's forces, Murk Upchuck was temporarily locked until Ben's arrival in the Null Void, where both Murk Upchuck and Jetray are re-unlocked.

Murk Upchuck is able to consume any enemy projectile and spit it back as a green glowing energy ball. He is the recommended alien during the battle with the animated Mr. Smoothy mascot.

Ben 10: Omniverse

Perk Upchuck is a playable alien in the game (by 11-year-old Ben only). He is an exclusive for the DS and 3DS version.

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

Perk Upchuck is a playable alien in the game (only on 3DS).

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Albanian Trashallupësi, Vjellja (Alien Force) From ”trashaluqi” (ugly face) and “llupesi” (gluttonous), From “vjell” (vomit)
Bulgarian Ъпчък Bulgarian audible version from upchuck
Chinese 恶爆蛙 From (É), evil, (Bào), burst, and (Wā), frog
Croatian Žderko From žderko, eater
Dutch Opslok From opslok, swallower
French Gobe-Tout From gober, swallow whole, and tout, everything
German Spucknick From spucken, spitting and sputnick
Greek Πράσινος Εμετός From пράσινος, green and εμετός, vomit
Hebrew ריח חומצי From ריח,smell and חומצי acidic
Hungarian Böffencs
Bendő
From böffencs, puking
From bendő, rumen
Italian Vomito From vomito, vomit
Norwegian Oppkast From opp, up, and kast, throw
Polish Apczak Polish audible version from upchuck
Portuguese (Br) Glutão From glutão, glutton
Romanian Upchuck From the original English name
Russian Блевака
Обжора
Головастик
From блевака, spew
From обжора, glutton
From головастик, polliwog
Serbian Žderko From žderko, eater
Spanish (HA) Ultrachoque (The Visitor)
Upchuck
Vomitón (No Honor Among Bros)
From ultra, ultra-; and choque, shock.
From the original English name; pronounced /'optʃok/.
From vomitón, a baby that vomits a lot. It's also Vomit Man's Latin American name.
Spanish (Spain) Vomitón From vomitar, barfing
Turkish Kusmuk From kusmuk, vomit

Etymology

Upchuck's name is a pun of the verb "upchuck", which means to vomit.

Trivia

  • Perk Upchuck and Bullfrag are the only aliens to have been manually unlocked by entering a code into an Omnitrix.
    • Murk Upchuck is one of four aliens to have been unlocked by Azmuth; the others being Way Big, Bullfrag, Atomix.
  • 11-year-old Perk Upchuck is replaced with Juryrigg in Omniverse's Arc 5.
  • Upchuck is able to switch between the two races of his species.[2][DJW 4]
  • Upchuck doesn't have a natural predator because his species is at the top of the food chain.[11][DJW 5]
  • Upchuck would've been the real winner of the loogie contest had Ben unlocked his Gourmand transformation prior to the events of Back with a Vengeance.[pop-up 2]
  • Like Arctiguana, Buzzshock, Frankenstrike, and Snare-oh, Murk Upchuck appeared in Omniverse, but he did not appear in A New Dawn.
  • Upchuck is one of the five aliens who have appeared in every series in the Classic Continuity; the other four are Cannonbolt, Diamondhead, Way Big, and Ghostfreak.
  • Murk Upchuck is the first alien in Alien Force to not have the Omnitrix on his chest. Instead, the symbol was on his stomach.
  • Some of Perk Upchuck's prototypes were used to create Spitter, Arctiguana, Sploot, and Mot Snikrep.

References

Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

Pop-ups

See Also

Transformations
Introduced in Ben 10 ArctiguanaBlitzwolferBuzzshockCannonboltDiamondheadDittoEye GuyFour ArmsFrankenstrikeGhostfreakGrey MatterHeatblastRipjawsSnare-ohSpitterStinkflyUpchuckUpgradeWay BigWildmuttWildvineXLR8
Introduced in Alien Force Alien XBig ChillBrainstormChromastoneEcho EchoGoopHumungousaurJetrayLodestarNanomechRathSpidermonkeySwampfire
Introduced in Ultimate Alien AmpFibianArmodrilloChamalienClockworkEatleFasttrackJuryriggNRGShocksquatchTerraspinWater Hazard
Introduced in Omniverse AstrodactylAtomixBall WeevilBloxxBullfragCrashhopperFeedbackGravattackGutrotKickin HawkMole-StachePesky DustThe WorstToepickWalkatroutWhampire
Ultimate Aliens Ultimate AlbedoUltimate ArctiguanaUltimate Big ChillUltimate CannonboltUltimate Echo EchoUltimate GravattackUltimate HumungousaurUltimate RathUltimate SpidermonkeyUltimate SwampfireUltimate Way BigUltimate Wildmutt
Fusion Aliens Atomic-XBig ChuckCrashockerDiamond MatterFourmungousaurHeat JawsHumungoopsaurStink ArmsUprigg
Unseen Aliens Decagon VreedleRocksSquidstrictorVentrilosquid
Future Aliens SandboxShellheadSnakepit
Retconned Eon
Non-Canon Cartoon Network AlienPortalerAntigraviteslaBob the BlobPlantapocalypseThriller Whale

Start a Discussion Discussions about Upchuck

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    • can he use the for  other things then  reeling  in like ghostfreak and for instance swing something around
  • Eatle vs. upchuck, who whould win?

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