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"Hello Rangers! I'm Hacktrack (static like voice sounds). Hand over your techno gadgets now."
―Hacktrack's first lines upon confronting the Ninja Steel Rangers with an army of Kudabots.[src]

"I've fallen a-and I can't get up!"
―Hacktrack after being hit by Calvin and Hayley's Element Star Ninja Earth Attack and his final words before his initial defeat.[src]

"Check out m-m-my new hardware!"
―Hacktrack when being gigantified.[src]

"I...am...Hacktrack, over and out!"
―Hacktrack’s final words before his initial death.[src]

"You wanna fight me? You're gonna have to catch me first!"
―Hacktrack when reappearing in Cosmo's board game. [src]

"I can't hack this anymore!"
―Hacktrack's final words before his second and final death [src]

Hacktrack was a robotic satellite dish-themed Galaxy Warrior.

History

Hacktrack is sent to steal Sarah's technology. He encounters all five Ninja Steel Rangers in a forest with an army of Kudabots. While the other Rangers battle the Kudabots, the Pink Ranger personally battles Hacktrack, but gets overpowered. She then starts to phase out and disappears into a Holo-Projecter, revealing it was really a holographic clone of Sarah. The monster snatches the device and teleports away. He then returns to a city and uses an Antennae Dish club to absorb the Holo-Projecter, and uses it to make eight giant holo-clones of Galvanax, which begin attacking the city.

He later returns and attacks the Rangers, he then steals the Pink Ranger's Techno-Gadget that can "make the clones stronger." However, this turns out to be a trick, as the Techno-Gadget is actually a computer virus which short-circuits Hacktrack, causing all eight of the giant Galvanax clones to shut down. Hacktrack reboots himself to recover from the virus. He fires energy rings, but they get deflected by the Blue Ranger's Element Star Ninja Water Attack, and the water itself short-circuits Hacktrack again, allowing the Yellow and White Rangers to use the Ninja Earth Attack on him. He is then destroyed by the Five Ranger Ninja Strike, Steel Slash Final Attack.

He is Gigantified by Cosmo  and the Rangers summon the Ninja Steel Zords to battle him. Hacktrack flies, prompting the Rangers to form the Ninja Steel Megazord Dragon Formation, but the Zord can't reach into space, so Mick gives the Rangers the new Astro Zord. They combine with it to form the Astro Ninja Steel Megazord. They battle Hacktrack on the moon and destroy him with the Astro Ninja Steel Megazord's Cosmic Blast Final Attack. Hack Attack

Hacktrack was among the monsters to battle the Rangers in a board game, he had the upper hand at first as he fled but the Rangers followed on gliders using thier Element Star Ninja Earth Attack and Hacktrack was ultimately destroyed by Sarah's signal jammer. Grave Robber

Personality

Hacktrack is quite a childish and selfish monster, wanting technonogy for himself. Due to this, he fills himself with a virus that was created by the Pink Ranger. He is also very loyal to Galvanax.

Powers and Abilities

  • Teleportation:Hacktrack can teleport to any location at will.
  • Reboot:Should Hacktrack get a virus, he can reboot himself to heal. As such, as long as he is still intact and hasn't blown up, he is essentially undefeatable.
  • Flight:Hacktrack can fly in high speeds thanks to the jet thursters under his foot.

Arsenal

  • Antennae Dish Club: Hacktrack wields a antennae dish weapon for combat.
    • Technology Absorbtion: Hacktrack can absorb any type of technology into his satalite.
    • Clone Creation: By absorbing the Pink Ranger's cloning devise, Hacktrack can fire light, dark blue-es purple colored energy laser from his club that can created giant clones.
    • Virus Absorption: Hacktrack and also absorb virus into his club as well.
    • Energy Rings: Hacktrack can also fire blue energy rings from his Atennae Dish Club.
    • Lighting Beam: Hacktrtack can also fire a light purple lighting beam from his club.

Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

  • Hacktrack is voiced by Ian Hughes, who also voiced Slogre and would go on to voice Speedwing in Super Ninja Steel.
    • His voice is actually identical to Speedwing's albeit without the muffled speech and repeated words.

Notes

  • Hacktrack is the first monster to debut outside of the Warrior Dome seeing as he debuted when he ambushed the Rangers in the park.
  • The footage of Hacktrack used in "Grave Robber" was previously deleted footage from "Hack Attack" (likely cut for time to fit the Gold Ranger in) which was originally a fake-out death in his original Japanese episode.
  • The shot of Hacktrack growing is exclusively American made because, in Ninninger, he grew and disappeared off-screen and we did not get a close-up of his face.
    • This is presumably cut for time because,  in Ninninger, Raizo Gabi confronted AkaNinger which lasted too long for the American episode (with the Japanese episode being 22 minutes and not 18 as it is in America).
  • Hacktrack comes from the words Hack and Track, which fits his role in the episode.
  • Hacktrack lacks his Sentai counterpart's fake smiley face.
    • This was because this face was only used around said Japanese children and the unmorphed Ninningers.

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