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General Information
Species Appoplexian
Home World Appoplexia
Body Humanoid Tiger
Ultimate Form Ultimate Rath
Powers and abilities
Abilities Enhanced Strength
Enhanced Durability
Enhanced Agility
Enhanced Reflexes
Enhanced Speed
Enhanced Jumping
Enhanced Stamina
Sharp Claws
Shock Waves
Powerful Roar
Details
Voice Actor John DiMaggio
Jeff Bennett
Ashley Johnson
First Appearance Con of Rath
Gallery

Rath is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of an Appoplexian from the planet Appoplexia.

Appearance

Ben as Rath

In Ben 10: Alien Force, and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Rath is about nine feet tall. He resembles an orange and white bipedal tiger with one claw coming out of each wrist. He has no tail. He is also muscular and has green eyes. He has stripes on his shoulders, head, legs and upper body. He has a white jaw, neck, chest plates, hands and feet.

In Omniverse, Rath looks similar to his Alien Force/Ultimate Alien appearance, but is more muscular, with longer and more pointed eyebrows. His fur appears darker as well. His eyebrows are now completely black (except in his first re-appearance).

In Secret of Dos Santos, Skurd fixes the error that made Rath naked by giving him an outfit similar to that of a luchador (a Mexican masked wrestler). His luchador outfit has a green and black color scheme. He also wears black boots, black gloves, and a luchador mask. The Omnitrix is now on his luchador belt.

Naked Rath wears the Ultimatrix/Omnitrix symbol on his chest.

Mad Ben as Rath

Mad Ben's Rath has darker fur, orange eyes, and a hair style like Mad Ben's. He also has Mad Ben's Mad Max style silver plates with orange spikes on his shoulders, lower arms, and calves. The Omnitrix symbol is on a black panel on his chest and is colored orange. He is also slightly thinner than Ben Prime's Rath.

Albedo as Rath

Albedo's Rath has white fur instead of orange and has red stripes. He now has clothing, just like Ben's Rath. However, he lacks the mask and the tank top. He has black shorts, along with red gloves and boots. He has a red belt with the Ultimatrix symbol on it.

Personality

Rath's personality resembles Marvel Comics' Wolverine's and that of a stereotypical professional wrestler.

He always speaks in third person. Sometimes, when Rath becomes extremely angry, he gets confused about what he was saying. Rath knows that his metaphorical statements make no sense, but still continues to use them. Rath can even start yelling at inanimate objects, such as when he started yelling at a hole he made in the ground after falling from a spaceship, threatening to destroy it. When Rath is angry at someone or something, he usually yells a sentence starting with, "Let me tell you something" followed by the full name of the person or his position, such as calling Khyber "self proclaimed greatest huntsman of the galaxy" and Kevin as "Kevin Ethan Levin".

He is very direct and fearless to the point of recklessness, as he didn't hesitate to jump down Jarett's throat to rescue the Tiffin and threatened to mutilate him with rearrangement of his organs into a sweater if he started a war, or about firing the Vreedle Brothers out into space after they blasted him and his tray of food.

Over time, Ben has gained slight control of Rath (as seen in Duped when he lowers his voice to answer his phone).

Because of Rath's tendency to be less than a genius, Kevin cannot help but mock or make fun of him.

Despite the fact that Rath is supposed to know nothing but anger and fighting, he is shown to be friendly towards Tiffin, though not at first.

Rath lacked the strong sense of shame that most Appoplexians have, as he ran around naked.

In Secret of Dos Santos, he starts to speak Spanish now due to Skurd's effects.

Albedo as Rath

Unlike his counterpart, when Albedo is Rath he has more control over his emotions because of Albedo's superior intellect.[1]

Powers and Abilities

Rath strength

Rath's enhanced strength

Rath possesses enhanced strength and agility, enabling him to jump great distances and lift objects heavier than himself. This was shown by how he was able to easily dismember the Forever Knights' paramilitary tank via brute force and toss the still extremely large pieces around (with one hand and later with two for the tank's body) with minimal to no effort in Duped.

Rath possesses a large, retractable black claw on each wrist. This claw can be used to stab and slice opponents or to create a shock wave when stabbed into the ground. Whenever Rath gets determined or angry, his claws seem to grow larger.

Rath is extremely durable, able to take a point-blank laser blast with no apparent effect and survive a free fall from several hundred feet in the air with only a bit of dizziness as a result.

Rath can also release a loud roar, although this seems to be more of an intimidation tactic rather than an offensive feature.

Even though he is not one of the smartest of Ben's aliens, Rath can perform fighting moves with expert execution giving the example in Above and Beyond, where he used wrestling moves to defeat Manny.

Weaknesses

  • Rath's hydrophobia
  • Rath being hypnotized
  • Deadly sonic frequent

Rath's brain is hardwired for aggression and as such, Rath's only known weakness is his lack of intelligence and highly aggressive temperament. This causes Rath to become easily distracted and difficult to stop once he starts fighting.

Rath's apparent lack of intelligence also may convince him to needlessly argue with inanimate objects (shown when he moans at the Ultimatrix in Hero Time, when he yells at the Omnitrix in It Was Them, when he screams at a Plumber's ship, gravity, the hole he made when he fell in Prisoner Number 775 is Missing, at fire in Many Happy Returns, where he ended up punching himself in the face, and he started to fight with water in Gone Fishin').

As seen in Gone Fishin', Rath is afraid of water, like most actual cats, but unlike actual tigers.

As demonstrated by Khyber, Rath can be subdued by the Hephestan Neuro Grip.

A certain sonic frequency signal is fatal to Rath.

Rath, being feline based, can be controlled by people that have the ability to control cats, like Nyancy Chan.

History

Alien Force

Ben

Albedo

Ultimate Alien

Ben

Albedo

Omniverse

Ben

Mad Ben

Appearances

Ben 10: Alien Force

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Ben 10: Omniverse

Specials

Comic Books

Video Games

  • In "Cosmic Destruction"
  • In "Galactic Racing"
  • Rath in TKO

Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction

Rath appears as a playable character in the game, as an exclusive for the Xbox 360 version.

Ben 10: Galactic Racing

Rath is a playable character/racer in the game.

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

  • Rath is a playable alien character in the game (only on 3DS).

Specials

Online Games

Mobile Games

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Portuguese (Brazil) Irado / Rath From irado, angry, in the most of episodes it's used Rath more than Irado
Dutch Wraak From wraak, revenge
Polish Gniew From gniew, anger
Bulgarian Бяс From Бяс, rage
German Tiger From tiger, tiger
Greek Ραθ Translated from English to Greek
Spanish (Spain) Airado From airado, angry
Spanish (Hispanic America) Rath From the original English name
Arabic Rath From the original English name
Italian Tigre From tigre, tiger
Turkish Ret From ret, rejection
Hungarian Frász From frász, jitters
French Bengalosaure From Bengale, Bengal, as in "Bengal tiger" and -saure, -saur
Filipino Galit From galit, wrath/anger/angry
Albanian Zemërim From zemërim, wrath/anger/angry
Hebrew ראת From the original English name
Russian Рэт From the original English name
Romanian Rath From the original English name
Chinese 暴虎 From 暴(Bào),violent and 虎(Hǔ),tiger

Etymology

Rath's name is a misspelled version of "Wrath", meaning fury and rage, a reference to his attitude and fury-based powers.

Trivia

  • According to Eugene Son, Rath is probably his favorite alien, but he loves them all.[2]
  • Rath is a playable alien in Cartoon Network's TKO.
  • Out of all of Ben's aliens, Gwen and Kevin find Rath the most entertaining alien, occasionally joking about him, making Rath angry.
  • On September 14, 2011, FusionFall released Rath Nano.
  • In Project Exonaut, Rath is a Level 10 suit.
  • In Food Around the Corner, it is revealed that Appoplexians have a sense of shame and typically wear clothes, unlike Rath, who is always naked.
  • In Catfight, Rath is much larger than normal.

References

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      The clothes are okay really. 
    • I HATE the new look for rath, i havent been into ben 10 for a while now and I look for my favorite aliens and one of them looks like THIS!!!...
  • Let Me Tell You Something!

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      Hello fellow wiki editors. M3 here. Now I'm sure that you remembered one of Ben's alien: Rath. He was known for his "Let me tell you Somethin...

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