Icon-ninninger.pngThis article is about a/an Galaxy Warrior Contestant in Power Rangers Ninja Steel.


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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. He serves as the main villain of the episode "Hack Attack".

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-Projector, 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-Projector, 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 theNinja Steel Megazord Dragon Formation, but the Megazord can't reach into space, so Mick creates and gives the Rangers a Ninja Star that allows them to summon 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. Tvicon.png TV STORY-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. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Grave Robber

Personality

Hacktrack is quite a childish and selfish monster, wanting technology 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 at high speed thanks to the jet thrusters under his feet.
    • Interstellar Travel: Hacktrack can travel into space while flying.
  • Space Survivability: Hacktrack can survive in outer space as shown in his battle with the Astro Ninja Steel Megazord.
  • Extraordinary Jumper: Hacktrack can jump at incredible heights.

Arsenal

  • Antenna Dish Club: Hacktrack wields an antenna dish-like club for combat.
    • Technology Absorption: Hacktrack can absorb any type of technology into his satellite.
      • Clone Creation: By absorbing the Pink Ranger's cloning device, Hacktrack can fire light and dark blue-purple colored energy lasers from his club that can create giant clones.
    • Virus Absorption: Hacktrack can also absorb virus into his club as well.
    • Energy Rings: Hacktrack can fire blue energy rings from his antenna dish club.
    • Lightning Beam: Hacktrack can also fire a light purple lightning 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.

See Also

References

Power nav icon.png Power Rangers Ninja Steel & Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel Icon-ninninger.png
Rangers
Brody Romero - Preston Tien - Calvin Maxwell - Hayley Foster - Sarah Thompson - Aiden Romero - Dane Romero - Mick Kanic
Gear
NinjaBattleMorpher - Gold Ninja Battle Morpher - Ninja Power Stars - Ninja Star Blade - Ninja Blaster - Rockstorm Guitar - Ninja Master Blade - Mega Morph Cycle - Burger Camera
Allies
Redbot - Victor Vincent - Monty - Principal Hastings - Mary Masters - Jackie Thompson - Aaron Foster - Marcus Tien - Princess Viera - Legendary Rangers - Sheriff Skyfire - Mrs. Finch - Mrs. Bell - Mr. Lunt
Zords and Megazords
Robo Red Zord - Dragon Zord - Nitro Zord - Kodiak Zord - Zoom Zord - Rumble Tusk Zord - Astro Zord - Robo Rider Zord - Ninja Bull Zord - Lion Fire Zord - Sub Surfer Zord - Falcon Zord - Serpent Zord - Tortoise Zord - Tiger Zord - Panda Zord - Piranha Zord
Megazords
Ninja Steel Megazord - Rumble Tusk Ninja Steel Megazord - Astro Ninja Steel Megazord - Bull Rider Megazord - Ninja Fusion Zord - Lion Fire Megazord - Ninja Ultrazord - Sub Surfer Ninja Steel Megazord - Ninja Blaze Megazord - Ninja Blaze Ultrazord
Villains (Season 1)
Galvanax - Madame Odius - Ripcon - Cosmo Royale - Aiden Romero (robot) - Kudabots - Skullgators - Basherbots - Buzzcams
Villains (Season 2)
Galaxy Warriors: Madame Odius - Badonna - Cosmo Royale - General Tynamon - Brax - Kudabots - Basherbots - Upgraded Basherbots - Skullgators - Buzzcams - Foxbots
Sledge's Crew: Sledge - Poisandra - Wrench
Others: Lord Draven - Tommy Oliver (Robo Ranger)
Galaxy Warrior Contestants
Galvanax's Contestants
Korvaka - Ripperat - Spinferno - Slogre - Tangleweb - Badpipes - Hacktrack - Stonedozer - Trapsaw - Toxitea - Shoespike - Lord Drillion - Phonepanzee - Cat O'Clock - Abrakadanger - Forcefear
Madame Odius' Contestants
Smellephant - Deceptron - Spyclops - Doomwave - Game Goblin - Galactic Ninjas (Wolvermean - Speedwing - Rygore - Venoma) - Foxatron - Dreadwolf - Blammo - Typeface - Voltipede - Megamauler - Gorrox
Minor Contestants
Lavagor - Ripcon's mother - Lavagor's brother - Unidentified Contestant - Elderly Woman
Gruesome Grunts
Versix - Fangore - Jabberon - Stabberous - Shelldax - Plasmora - Ackshun
Minor Monsters
Cleocatra - Ghost Monster - Kuliner Monster - Snow Fright
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