|This article is about a/an villain in Power Rangers Samurai and Power Rangers Super Samurai.|
|"And so will I. Hee hee hee. Oh ah ohh. What's that? Ooo ah oo. I've got a lump in my throat. Is what I hear the master's boat?"|
|―Octoroo's first words when responding to Jayden saying he'd do whatever it takes to stop the Nighlock and reacting to the reappearance of Xandred's Junk.[src]|
|"Ooh-ah-ooh, there's no one left but Octoroo. Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Well, so much for the boss' big plans. They've all gone down the drain!"|
|―Octoroo's final words before he sinks into the Sanzu river.[src]|
Octoroo is one of Master Xandred's two followers, an elderly cephalopod-headed figure with a staff. Octoroo can often be seen mixing medicine for Master Xandred. He most often says "Ooh-ah-ooh!" before his sentence as well as a habit of rhyming. Octoroo is often the one to select and send other Nighloks to concoct their schemes to raise the Sanzu River waters, second only to Xandred or Serrator. He feels that everyone on the ship should be allies, believing all Nighloks to have the same common goal(s).
Octoroo seems to be one of the smarter Nighloks since he is able to come up with complex strategies and counter-strategies with a large amount of knowledge and magic, and can make plans that are hard to follow, rash, and generally unpredictable. He also has some knowledge in medical techniques due to making large doses of medicine for Master Xandred's headaches. He is also a bit of an optimist, on account of him acting as a foil against Dayu's pessimistic persona. He also seems to know when he is outmatched in a fight and retreats when facing the Samurai Rangers. He is apparently considered trustworthy enough to know about Deker and Dayu's past. Due to this, Master Xandred feels that he is loyal enough to stay on his ship, and creates many barriers with his vast knowledge, ranging from disrupting communications to disabling Morphers.
Octoroo has always been suspicious of, therefore never forming an alliance with Serrator. Later his suspicions are confirmed when Serrator betrayed Master Xandred. Octoroo values Master Xandred's life, over his own, even after Master Xandred attacked him, while he was trying to save Xandred from dehydration. It was he who saved Master Xandred, sinking Xandred to the bottom of the Sanzu River, before wondering how long it would take before Xandred was fully healed again. However as a result he found himself forced to work for Serrator who easily took over the ship unopposed. Octoroo tried to convince Serrator not to go through with his ultimate evil plan of flooding and conquering both worlds, but to no success.
After Serrator's destruction, Octoroo took over the efforts to flood the Earth as well as reuniting with Dayu. It was he who sent the Nighlok Fiera to the surface knowing that her fire had the power to destroy the head of the Shiba house (not knowing that Jayden was not the actual head), and later sacrificed half his lifeforce to Gigertox in order to grant him a third life against the Rangers, meaning that if he was ever destroyed he would not transform into a Mega-Monster.
When he heard about Deker's demise, he told Dayu that since Deker is gone she has nothing left to lose. Octoroo said that a new sad tune about Deker may be able to revive Xandred and increase his power. After Master Xandred returned and absorbed Dayu, Octoroo briefly mourned Dayu's demise because she was the one who cured Xandred's headaches whenever she played the harmonium. Also by absorbing Dayu's humanity, Xandred gained immunity to drying out and the Sealing Symbol. As a result, it allowed the Sanzu River to finally flood the Earth. However when Master Xandred was defeated by the Samurai Rangers, the river went back to the Netherworld, sinking the ship Octoroo was in. It is unknown what happened to him after that.
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Powers and Abilities
- Poison Generation: Octoroo can secrete blue poison from his hands as shown when he tainted the Rangers' teas at the temple of the Tengen Gate.
- Optic Blasts: Octoroo can shoot white-purple energy blasts from his eyes.
- Gap Teleportation: Octoroo can teleport to the Netherworld using gaps.
- Strength: Although his strength was rarely shown, Octoroo was easily able to pick up Antonio just by using his tentacles and lifting his head.
- Durability: Octoroo had his tentacles cut and slashed by Antonio's Barracuda Blade and all it did was make him complain.
- Skilled Fighter: Octoroo, despite his appearance, is a very capable fighter who easily outmatched Antonio in a duel.
- Mooger Summoning: Octoroo can summon both normal sized and giant Moogers to assist him and any monster in battle.
- Tentacle Wrapping: Octoroo can launch his tentacles at his enemy to wrap them up.
- Electrocution: Octoroo can charge up his tentacles with red-orange lightning in order to shock his enemies, as demonstrated after he wrapped up Antonio at the Tengen Gate.
- Life-Force Transferal: By wrapping his tentacles around a Nighlok, Octoroo can transfer half his life force to make them stronger but at the cost of losing his second life.
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- Staff: Octoroo has a lumpy wooden staff that he can wield effectively in combat.
- Energy Blasts: Octoroo can fire purple energy blasts from the tip of his staff.
- Steam Blasts: Octoroo can also fire white steam from the tip of his staff powerful enough to knock down Antonio.
Behind the Scenes
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- He is similar to Finster from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.
- He is also similar to Kegler from Power Rangers Lost Galaxy.
- He also has a schemer personality like Jinxer from Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue.
- He is also shown to betray Master Xandred a couple of times, much like when Frax betrayed Ransik in Time Force. However, he is still the most loyal of Xandred's servants, though this is not saying much for the other servants.
- Octoroo is one of two Nighloks as the final fate is unknown. The other being Sharkjaw.
- The costume for Octoroo's exclusive America scenes has notable differences with the costume for the Sentai scenes, as the American costume shows Octoroo's mouth and the tentacles in the form of a mustache on either side of it while the Sentai ones show the tentacles always cover his mouth, also the eyes are smaller, the dark circles are darker, the ears and the head are much more pointed and larger, in addition to that his red outfit has the shoulder pads further apart from the neck than the suit of the Sentai.
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