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The Morphing Grid damaged.

The Morphing Grid is an energy field which gives power to every Power Ranger, even if they are an alien, child or adult. It was first mentioned by Zordon, then assumed and proven that it gives power to all Rangers and each team of Rangers has a specific link to the Grid.Once a Ranger Rangers use their morphers to create an entryway into the Grid to gain their powers and once they finish morphing these powers are instantaneously entered into their cellular makeup.Welcome to the Jungle

Nature

In Season 2 of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers it is mentioned by Lord Zedd that the Grid is maintained by a balance between major forces of good and evil (i.e. Zordon and Lord Zedd in that time period). The Grid is mentioned and plays a major role again in nearly every series from Power Rangers Dino Thunder to Power Rangers Operation Overdrive and beyond.

In Power Rangers RPM Doctor K explains that she discovered a Bio-Field of electrical energy from which she draws power for the Ranger Operators and their subsequent weapons, morphers and Zords. Though never identified as such it is implied and assumed by fans that the Bio-Field is meant to be the Morphing Grid. In the Boom! Studios comics Doctor K mentions that Lord Drakkon's Black Dragon Cannons which were designed to disrupt connections to the Grid could disrupt connections to the Bio-Field indicating they are one and the same.Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (Boom! Studios) Issue 27

In Beyond the Grid it is revealed the Grid exists in most universes; only the Void is disconnected due to a planet of Zeo Crystals and will atrophy into nonexistence unless reconnected. The comics also introduce the Solarix, a Grid fragment that once exists in the Void. This supercharges Ranger powers allowing them to utilize the Grid's ability to create constructs such as suits, expanding it to create duplicates of Zords and allowing them to morph in places with no access whatsoever.Beyond the Grid

The Grid's physical form is only shown once in the Dino Thunder special leading into Power Rangers S.P.D. as a large boulder with a gem on top. This functions like an absorption device allowing Rangers to add memories to the Grid; it also functions like a psychic's crystal ball allowing Rangers a small glimpse of future Rangers and battles. Once a Ranger's memories have been added it will go into a standby mode so only future Rangers themselves can insert memories. However, certain objects can suppress these memories such as the Rock of Time.Rangers Back in Time During its appearance in Operation Overdrive the Grid is shown to have electrical surges firing off inside.Once a Ranger

In Power Rangers Beast Morphers the organization Grid Battleforce gives the Grid a physical state in Morph X which can be used as a clean energy source as well as for creating another team of Rangers. However, this can be infected by viruses such as Evox to do things like generate avatars of the Rangers. The original bodies will be rendered comatose until their avatar is destroyed; upon awakening the originals will have all memories of their counterparts.

The Grid can only contain a single bearer each of a certain power meaning that when two or more of the same color and power-type try to coexist one will have to go. This is shown when the Grid suffers an imbalance from Trent Fernandez-Mercer and his clone.Strange Relations This is also mentioned when Zordon forbids the use of the second Pterodactyl Power Coin stating "Too much pink energy is dangerous".Wild West Rangers Oddly enough the Grid does not fluctuate erratically when Lauren Shiba is introduced as the true Red Samurai Ranger; this may have been due to Lauren's use of an older Samuraizer in comparison to the newer one her brother Jayden Shiba wields.Fight Fire With Fire In Power Rangers Super Megaforce Gosei warns the Rangers that using the Legendary Ranger Keys for an extended period and in general challenges their strengths and weaknesses each time they unlock new powers and can be dangerous. Indeed, a well-placed shot during their first battle forces the team to return from the forms of the Mystic Rangers prompting them to do constant switches from then on.Super Megaforce (episode)

Much of the Grid is unknown or not explained in the series. Zordon mentions twice that the destruction of the Rangers' Zords also means the loss of their powers as with the Thunderzords.Ninja Quest This is most likely true only for teams such as the original Power Rangers as many subsequent generations lose their Zords and their powers remain intact though in some cases only temporarily.

When Lord Zedd first attempts to destroy the Dino Megazord the Rangers do not lose their powers because Alpha 5 rescues whatever he can to recreate them as the Thunderzords (it is assumed what remains are used to create new Zords again and again since they are components of the Thunderzords).The Mutiny

With some Rangers their powers and health are unwillingly connected through the Grid and if spread too far and thin the resulting consequences can be dangerous. Accordingly, when Kimberly Ann Hart has her Crane Power Coin stolen and presumably replaced with a fake by Katherine Hillard she begins to weaken and her lifeforce fades away, especially when exerting herself in battle and during gymnastics training, the latter of which lands her in the hospital; this is possibly amplified by her energy being drained when captured by Tenga Warriors and both her Power Coin and the Ninja Falconzord's technology are already in use to simultaneously tap into Ninjor's own powers to energize the Blue Globbor monster; the Rangers learn they are unable to destroy the monster without harming one of their allies.Changing of the Zords A Different Shade of Pink

It should also be noted that Alpha 6 tells Adam Park on Power Rangers in Space that using a damaged morpher (also mentioning the destruction of the Power Coins but its assumed only the powers were gone) might kill him and Adam starts to lose his remaining powers after he morphs which takes a toll on his body.Always a Chance In Dino Thunder Tommy Oliver mentions that the only way to sever the Dino Gems' bonds with their hosts is to destroy said hosts.Day of the Dino

In Power Rangers Ninja Storm when the first five Ninja Storm Rangers face Madtropolis who drains them dry they are left feeling weak and tired without their ninja energies until Cameron Watanabe helps restore them The Samurai's Journey; when Motodrone siphons off Hunter Bradley's energy he is unable to move whatsoever although Cam reveals that only an imprint of Hunter's power is taken.Brothers In Arms When Lothor uses Cam's Samurai Amulet to steal their powers permanently only the Wind Rangers' civilian powers remain which they use to seal Lothor in the Abyss of Evil Storm Before the Calm although their Power Disks only have enough energy left for one battle by the time he escapes.Thunder Storm

In Super Megaforce it is unknown how Gosei links the Legendary Ranger Keys to the Grid allowing the Super Mega Rangers to transform into past Rangers. It is also unknown how Rangers who lose their powers regain them for the final battle against the Armada.Legendary Battle

In Shattered Grid it is theorized by Jen Scotts that the Grid can manipulate the space-time continuum should something catastrophic happen as she reveals that the former linear timeline is now separated into different universes as the death of Tommy at the hands of his alternate self Drakkon causes such damage since he is important to the Rangers as a whole that the Grid literally separates the eras to isolate Ranger teams so deaths of previous members would not affect later ones.

In the 2018 Free Comic Book Day special Zordon travels into the Grid to speak with the Morphing Masters. Little else is known about them aside from the fact that they are powerful. However, Zordon's attempt to gain an audience with them meant he sacrificed his future in the Grid saying at minimum he would've joined the Grid upon death (similar to Star Wars when Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker become "one with the Force" upon their mortal deaths). It is unknown if all beings become one with the Grid or Zordon would be a special case.

The Grid also has the power to manipulate both organic and inorganic matter; Alpha taps into the Grid to produce flowers outside the Command Center and clothes for Bulk and Skull when the reprogrammed Alpha teleports them into the Australian outback to torture them.The Wedding Alpha again taps into the Grid, this time to create Christmas decorations and presents.Alpha's Magical Christmas Scrozzle shows that combining Morph X with Evox's power turns objects into monsters. It can also be inferred that with the same applications the Grid can turn things such as the Galactabeasts, Animal Spirits and Wildzords into actual Zords.

History

In Dino Thunder it was revealed that Tommy found the Grid's physical form and used it to create the Ranger Archives with information on every generation of Rangers leading up to that point in time.

In Operation Overdrive the Grid is damaged by the powers of Thrax, Flurious, Moltor, Miratrix, Kamdor, Mig and Benglo. When Sentinel Knight restored the Retro Rangers' powers it is shown the only damaged part of the Grid is the section connected to the Overdrive Rangers. Andrew Hartford reinforces the Grid to prevent further damage but it has to be repaired from the inside which a reactivated Alpha 6 does.

Groups and individuals such as Lightspeed, Time Force, the Animarian Warriors, the Wind and Thunder Ninja Academies, Hartford, Robert James, Gosei and the Ancient Samurai Rangers are shown to have established access to the Grid to form Ranger teams but how they found the Grid itself is given little to no explanation at all.

The Grid is also presumably where Noah Carver acquires the Legendary Ranger Database from which proves invaluable against the Armada.

During Beast Morphers the Grid Battleforce discovers a substance originating from the Grid known as Morph X; through it they learn of other Rangers and their battles against evil forces such as Rita Repulsa, Sledge and Galvanax. The idea of using the Grid as a power source disturbs Mayor Adam Daniels who worries another evil will rise in light of this like all Ranger enemies which is later confirmed through the emergence of Evox who wishes to take over the Grid itself. Luckily the Grid Battleforce, who have foreseen this form the Beast Morphers Rangers to combat the virus and his followers.

Artifacts and Other Items Linked to the Morphing Grid

The following are artifacts and other items confirmed or implied to be linked with the Grid itself.

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