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This article is about a/an series of Zords and/or Megazords in the Power Rangers franchise.
Several times during Power Rangers certain villains have summoned and/or piloted Zords or Megazords of their own or somehow hijacked, overridden and/or taken control of those belonging to the Rangers; some monsters have even taken on forms similar to Zords. In truth there is little to differentiate them from other giant robots; however, the word itself summons a feeling that the Rangers are now facing beings in some ways like themselves. This motif is used in many mediums to introduce increased tension and drama.

The first instance of this is during the first season of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in which the Rangers fight Tommy Oliver and the Dragonzord. In this instance the Zord and Ranger are turned to the side of good although the Dragonzord is later used for evil by Goldar, Pirantishead (who also controls the Tyrannosaurus Dinozord) and the clone of the Green Ranger. The same idea is reused in the same season of Mighty Morphin when Goldar pilots Cyclopsis. Lord Zedd later pilots Serpentera which is hugely powerful but never truly able to defeat the Rangers due to running out of fuel. Serpentera reappears in Power Rangers Wild Force but is destroyed.

The idea of evil Zords is reused in later seasons; in Power Rangers Turbo Divatox's Crew pilots machines called Divazords and Power Rangers In Space has Psycho Yellow take control of the Mega Voyager. Power Rangers Lost Galaxy introduces the Stratoforce and Centaurus Megazords and Zenith Carrierzord under the control of Deviot but whose inner natures as Galactabeasts allow them to break free. The Magna Defender's Torozord is used to fight the Galaxy Rangers on at least one occasion.

In Power Rangers: Time Force there are giant robots not addressed as Zords although in Mirai Sentai Timeranger one is named the G-Zord. This is the first time the word is used on Sentai prior to Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters; the G-Zord is adapted into the Dragontron in Power Rangers Time Force. In Power Rangers SPD and Power Rangers Operation Overdrive giant robots are similarly used by villains. While mostly not referred to as Zords they are all Zord-like in operation.

There is one villainous Zord in PR which isn't a robot in Sentai which is the Lothorzord from Power Rangers Ninja Storm. This is done in order to use footage from Ninpu Sentai Hurricaneger since Lothor is a PR-exclusive villain. This is repeated in the case of the Zelzord from Power Rangers Dino Thunder.

List of Zords/Megazords Turned Evil

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Power Rangers (Boom! Studios)

Power Rangers Zeo

Power Rangers Turbo

  • Robo Racer - Piloted by the brainwashed Blue Senturion. Returned when a wishing coin is used to make him good again and goes with him to Eltar although its fate from then on is unclear.
  • Turbo Megazord - Captured by General Havoc and piloted by Crosspatch. Reclaimed by the Rangers but destroyed by Goldgoyle.

Power Rangers in Space

Power Rangers Lost Galaxy

Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue

Power Rangers Wild Force

Power Rangers Time Force

Power Rangers Ninja Storm

Power Rangers Dino Thunder

Power Rangers SPD

Power Rangers Jungle Fury

Power Rangers RPM

Power Rangers Samurai/Super Samurai

Power Rangers Megaforce/Super Megaforce

Power Rangers Dino Charge/Dino Super Charge

Power Rangers Ninja Steel/Super Ninja Steel

List of Known Evil Zords/Megazords

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

Power Rangers (Boom! Studios)

  • Typhonis - Created out of pieces from Cyclopsis and the Rangers' older Zords; defeated and taken control of by the Rangers.
  • War Golem - A monster Zord piloted by Commandant.
  • Black Dragon - A remote-control Megazord made out of Zord and Megazord parts manned by Lord Drakkon but defeated by the Rangers. Later used as battle armor against its creator.
  • Gravezord - A remote-control Megazord from the World of the Coinless created from the Thunderzords piloted by Ranger Slayer. Loaned to the Rangers when Drakkon's spell is broken.

Power Rangers Zeo

  • Quadrafighters - Attack ships of the Machine Empire piloted by Cogs with a walking mode for landing and surface battles.

Power Rangers Turbo

Power Rangers In Space

Power Rangers Lost Galaxy

Power Rangers Time Force

Power Rangers Ninja Storm

Power Rangers Dino Thunder

Power Rangers S.P.D.

Power Rangers Mystic Force

Power Rangers Operation Overdrive

Power Rangers RPM

Power Rangers Samurai/Super Samurai

Power Rangers Megaforce/Super Megaforce

Power Rangers Dino Charge/Dino Super Charge

Power Rangers Ninja Steel/Super Ninja Steel

Power Rangers Beast Morphers

  • Gigadrones - Zords created by Scrozzle that can be combined with the data of Robotrons.
    • Cycledrone - Created by combining the data of Cycletron with a Gigadrone Alpha Model sent to steal Morph X from the Morph-X Tower Network but is destroyed by the Racer Zord Battle Mode.
    • Needledrone - Created by combining the data of Needletron with a Gigadrone Beta Model sent to steal Morph X from the Morph-X Tower Network but is destroyed by the Wheeler Zord Gorilla Mode & Racer Zord Battle Mode.
    • Shoveldrone - Created by combining the data of Shoveltron with a Gigadrone Beta Model sent to steal Morph X from the Morph-X Tower Network but is destroyed by the Racer Zord Battle Mode.
    • Slicerdrone - Created by combining the data of Slicertron with a Gigadrone Type Gamma sent to steal Morph X from the Morph-X Tower Network but is disabled by the Racer Zord Battle Mode and taken into custody by Grid Battleforce. Rebooted by Roxy's avatar but destroyed by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Meltadrone - Created by combining the data of Meltatron with a Gigadrone Beta Model sent to destroy Devon Daniels and prevent him from saving his friends but is destroyed along with Slicerdrone by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Gigatronics - Gigadrone versions of Tronics deployed to assist other Gigadrones.
    • Raildrone - Created by combining the data of Railtron with a Gigadrone Alpha Model. It attempts to destroy the Rangers with the aid of Gigatronics but is destroyed by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Vacuudrone - Created by combining the data of Vacuutron with a Gigadrone Gamma Model sent to steal Morph-X from the Morph-X Tower Network but is destroyed by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Antennadrone - Created by combining the data of Antennatron with a Gigadrone Alpha Model. It attempts to destroy the Rangers with the aid of Gigatronics but is destroyed by the Racer Zord Battle Mode.
    • Drilldrone - Created when Scrozzle combines data from Drilltron with a Gigadrone Alpha Model. It attempts to destroy the Rangers but is destroyed by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Tooldrone - Created by combining the data of Tooltron with a Gigadrone Gamma Model. It attempts to destroy the Beast Morphers Rangers with the aid of a new Gigadrone Delta Model but was destroyed by the Beast-X and Striker Megazords.
    • Clonedrone - Created from the data of Clonetron to destroy the Rangers. Destroyed by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Tubadrone - Created from the data of Tubatron and sent to destroy part of the Morph-X Tower Network using its sonic blast. Destroyed by the Beast-X Megazord.
    • Burnerdrone - Created from the data of Burnertron and sent to melt part of the Morph-X Tower Network and steal the Morph X. Destroyed by the Striker Megazord.
    • Turbodrone - Created from the data of Turbotron and sent to blast part of the Morph-X Tower Network and suck the Morph X using its fan. Destroyed by the Racer Zord being thrown upwards by the Wheeler Zord.
    • Blaze's Megazord - Created by Evox and Scrozzle from a Gigadrone and piloted by Blaze's avatar to protect part of the Morph-X Tower Network sent to the Cyber Dimension. Destroyed along with the tower, Evox's body and its pilot by the Racer Zord Battle Mode.

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