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"Attention, earthlings. I am Sheriff Skyfire and I’m gonna make you pay for what you did to Madame Odius!"
―Sheriff Skyfire’s first lines to the Rangers[src]

Space Sheriff Skyfire is a "legendary" force of justice throughout the universe, known for his work with the "Space Police", in hunting down space criminals. While initially convinced the Ninja Steel Rangers were evil as part of a plan by Madame Odius, he becomes their ally when the lie is exposed.[1]

Character History

Skyfire is a Space Sheriff who helps protects the universe. He first shows up on the Warrior Dome to arrest the contestant Blammo during the show's live feed. Despite the loud complaints from both Cosmo Royale and the audience, Skyfire walked out with the criminal. Odius however, used this as an opportunity and played to the Sheriff's sense of justice, claiming the rangers stole the Ninja Nexus Prism from her. Leaving Blammo on the Warrior Dome, Skyfire directly challenged all six rangers and held his own against the team. During the battle, an old woman got caught in the crossfire, causing both Brody and Skyfire to save her, this leads to Skyfire realizing that the Rangers are not villains and that Odius lied to him.

With the confusion cleared up, Skyfire joined the rangers in defeating Blammo.

Powers and Abilities

Skyfire
  •  Space Jump: Sheriff Skyfire can jump through space to catch his enemies.

Arsenal

  • Sword: Sheriff Skyfire has a sword to use in battle. He is also a very skilled fighter.
    • Justice Strike: His signature move and strongest attack. Skyfire would sheathe his sword and offer his enemy the chance to surrender. If they refused, he would remove his sword which had energized with blue energy. He would balance it behind his shoulder and call the attack's name. He would then energy slash downwards and then across which would take down and presumably destroy his opponant..
  • Blaster/Gun: Skyfire also has a blaster on his left hip.


Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

  • He's voiced by Mark Mitchinson.
    • He is also Mark Mitchinson's first non-villain role.

Notes

  • Skyfire is also the original (later Japanese) name of the Autobot Jetfire from Transformers (conceptualized by Hasbro, which, coincidentally, was in the process of acquiring Power Rangers from Saban at the time).
  • Skyfire stated he only watches cooking shows and so, has never heard of Galaxy Warriors.
  • Skyfire's suit differs from Jiraiya's suit in that the plating between his eyes is colored gold to match the gold trim surrounding it, rather than black like the original suit.
  • Although various Saban shows such as VR Troopers and Big Bad Beetleborgs have been adapted from Metal Heroes series, Skyfire is the first time an actual Metal Hero character has been adapted into a Power Rangers episode; even if using footage associated with a Ninninger episode.
  • His title is a reference to the Space Sheriffs, who were the first line of heroes in the Metal Hero Series. 
  • Ironically, Skyfire's appearance in Super Ninja Steel marks the first on-screen crossover between Power Rangers and Metal Hero-derived characters since Power Rangers did not crossover with either VR TroopersIcon-crosswiki or Big Bad BeetleborgsIcon-crosswiki as they did with Saban's Masked RiderIcon-crosswiki, barring the comic story Power Rangers Turbo vs. Beetleborgs Metallix.

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