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Way Big (alternatively spelled as Waybig[1]) is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a To'kustar, a race of ultra rare gigantic aliens that are created in Cosmic Storms.

Appearance

Ben as Way Big

Way Big is a colossal humanoid creature with a large fin on his head, which is black at the front and red at the bottom. He has blade-like growths on his shoulders and spikes on his waist. He has red arms with two black lines and white fins on the elbows. He has wristband like outgrowths on his wrist and has yellow eyes on his head with two extra eyes protruding on his cheeks, one on each. He has red feet with two toes on each foot and has a black sandal-like covering on the middle of his feet and a line on the side of his neck.

In Alien Force and Ultimate Alien, Way Big's fin was red on the front and black on the bottom, his arms were white with red fins coming out of them and his neck was black. Way Big's wrists were black and his feet were red. Way Big did not bear the extra eyes and his eyes are green. He lost the stripes on his arms and lacked the blades on his shoulders and on his waist. He also had boot-like feet and did not have the sandal-like coverings.

In Destroy All Aliens, Way Big looked similar to his Alien Force/Ultimate Alien design except the red parts were colored to match his portrayal in the original series.

In Omniverse, Way Big has three red lines on his neck. The blades on his shoulders have returned and he also has fingerless gloves, similar to the ones Four Arms wears. He is now more muscular and his head is less skull shaped. He has eyes on his cheeks again, and more metallic. There are also blades on his waist. And he got two of the stripes on his arms back. Uniquely, both 16 and 11-year-old Way Big share the exact same design.

Way Big wears the Omnitrix/Ultimatrix symbol on his chest.

Mad Ben as Way Big

Mad Ben as Way Big is near identical to Ben Prime's Way Big except for orange replacing the eyes and the red parts. He also wears gray shoulder pads with orange spikes, spiked shoes, and orange wraps around his forearms and calves. His arm and head blades are also serrated.

Powers and Abilities

  • Cosmic Rays
  • Enhanced Speed (via Glitch)

Way Big is very strong (even for his size), as shown when he defeated Vilgax (who was Way Big's size at the time) and threw him into orbit.[2]

Way Big has great durability, withstanding attacks from enemies while barely even feeling them.

Way Big can shoot a powerful pale blue cosmic ray from the outer edge of his right hand by crossing his arms in an L shape, with his right forearm vertical and left forearm horizontal in front of it and the thumb edge of his hands facing his body.[3] In Omniverse, this move is slightly revised; it could now be executed by Way Big crossing his arms in an X shape, and the rays are colored green. [4]

Way Big can survive in the vacuum of space and in extreme temperatures.

Although he hasn't trained himself to do so, Way Big can create and control cosmic storms, which can also be used for inhabitation and transportation throughout space.

During his time with the Ultimatrix, Way Big temporarily gained enhanced speed due to a glitch, though this was removed when Ben acquired the new Omnitrix.[DJW 1]

Weaknesses

Way Big sometimes forgets how strong he is, as shown in Simple, when he accidentally destroyed the statue of Zabin by leaning on it. His size also gives him a slight mobility issue (since he has to be careful where he steps to avoid crushing objects and people around him) and easily gives his location away.

Because of his size, Way Big cannot be used inside buildings of confined spaces.

Way Big's fin is a weak spot. A hit to that area can paralyze him.[5]

Despite his immense durability, Way Big is vulnerable to opponents with sufficient strength, such as a giant Trumbipulor.[6]

A Kineceleran can generate a tornado strong enough to lift Way Big off of his feet.[7]

History

Ben
Ben 10,000

Ben
Escaped

Ben
Kevin

16 year old Ben
11 year old Ben
Mad Ben

Appearances

Ben
Movies
Ben 10,000
Season 4

Ben
Season 2
Season 3
Escaped
Season 3

16 year old Ben
Season 2
Season 3
Season 6
Season 8
11 year old Ben
Season 3
Season 8
Mad Ben
Season 7

Cartoon Network Action Packs
  • Black Knight's Flight
Chapter Books

Video Games

Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction

Way Big is used by Ben during the The Final Battle against Evil Way Big in Tokyo, Japan. Way Big used the Potis Altiare, to enhance the power of his cosmic rays to the level where it was enough to launch Evil Way Big to the Moon.

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Albanian Më i Madhi From më i madhi, the biggest
Arabic واي بيج Transliteration of "Way Big"
Bulgarian Грамада Giant
Chinese 超巨人 From (Chāo), super and 巨人 (Jǜ Rén), giant
Croatian Golijat From David and the Goliath from the Bible
Dutch Heel Groot/Megareus From heel, very, groot, tall and reus, giant
French Géant From géant, giant
German Superriese From super and riese, giant
Greek Μεγάλος From big guy
Hebrew וויי ביג from the original English name
Hungarian Óriás Giant
Italian Gigante From "gigante", giant
Polish Największy (Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix)
Way Big (other series)
From największy, the biggest
From the original English name
Portuguese (Br) Grandão / Gigante From grandão, big guy and gigante, giant. In Primus he is called "Grau Gigante" (Giant Degree), and in his first appearance he is called "Bem Grandão" (Way Big Guy).
Romanian Uriasul From urias, giant
Russian Супербольшой
Суперогромный
Великан
From cупер/super, super and большой, big
From cупер/super, super and огромный, huge
From великан, giant
Spanish (HA) Muy Grande
Grandote (Ken 10 and Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens)
From muy, very and grande, big.
From grandote, very big.
Spanish (Spain) Gigante From gigante, giant
Turkish Vey Big Way Big

Trivia

  • The red parts of Way Big are made of an unknown cosmic material with metallic properties, which allows Kevin to absorb it.[DJW 2]
  • According to Matt Wayne, Way Big is supposed to be 120 feet (36.576 meters) tall.
  • Way Big is Ben's sixth most powerful alien.[DJW 1]
  • Like Gravattack, Way Big's size is portrayed inconsistently in many of his appearances.
  • Way Big's design and fighting style are based on the heroes of the Ultraman series.
    • For example, Way Big's cosmic ray attack is similar to the Ultraman signature technique Specium Ray.
  • Way Big is one of four aliens to make their debut in a movie or special, the others being Eon, Nanomech and Shocksquatch.
  • Way Big is one of only five aliens who appeared in each series of the classic continuity; the other four are Upchuck, Cannonbolt, Diamondhead and Ghostfreak.
  • Way Big appeared a total of 25 times in the classic continuity.

References

Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

  1. http://archive.is/kMZVA

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 PortalerAntigraviteslaBob the BlobPlantapocalypseThriller Whale

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