Ben as Perk Upchuck
Perk Upchuck has green skin, six sprout-like growths on the back of his head, a dark-green patch of skin on his head, light-green skin on his face and belly and a crooked teeth overbite. He has whisker like lines on his face. He also has a green tail.
In the original series, Perk Upchuck wore a black open-front suit with white over-sleeves and white bands around his legs and white padding under his three-toed feet and wears the Omnitrix symbol on his right hand.
11 year old Ben as Perk Upchuck in Omniverse looks almost the same as the original series, but now has green eyes, the Omnitrix symbol on his left hand is now green, and he now has bare feet with short claws.
Ben as Murk Upchuck
Murk Upchuck has swampy-green skin, tanned stomach and muzzles, black digits and black-green spots on his tail, limbs, hips on his back. His eyes are now sharper and green. He also has whisker like lines. His teeth are now more aligned with visibly sharp canine teeth. His tail is short and straightened, as opposed to Perk Upchuck's curled tail. He wore the Omnitrix/Ultimatrix symbol on his stomach.
In Heroes United, Murk Upchuck's black stripes on his face are longer, reaching his mouth. Also, he only has two lines instead of three. His claws are attached to his hands through finger stubs.
In Omniverse, Murk Upchuck resembles his previous design, except that his claws are longer and bigger, his sprouts are brighter, and he has less spots on his body. He has only two teeth in the shape of an underbite. The markings on his face are also thinner and contained by the face, no longer spanning the head.
Mad Ben as Perk Upchuck
Mad Ben as Perk Upchuck has skin coloring that looks more like that of a Murk Gourmand. His teeth are also mirrored. He wears a black helmet with a spike and orange glasses on it and spiked shoulder pads that are connected. He has orange bandages around his wrists. The spikes on the pads are orange. The strap connecting the pads goes around the Omnitrix, which is on his chest. His eyes and Omnitrix are orange.
Powers and Abilities
Both Upchucks' mouths can stretch, allowing them to swallow objects larger than themselves. They are connected with a trans-space bladder dimension where they store all the "food" they eat. He is both connected to the gourmand species and sense any danger to his people through his stomach.
By breathing air out of their mouths, both Upchucks are able to fly.
The items ingested are converted into explosive balls of liquids that can be expelled with great accuracy. Perk Upchuck can also make them curve, like a boomerang, shuriken, or frisbee. Murk Upchuck hasn't shown this.
Perk Upchuck is able to take a surprising amount of punishment for a creature of its size, taking the force of a moving car impact as well as surviving after being thrown through a wall.
Both Upchucks can eat and spit out energy, such as lasers, in the same way he eats and spits out acid matter.
In Duped, it is shown that Murk Upchuck can spit out slime. Perk Upchuck hasn't displayed this.
Both Upchucks have a limit to how many big objects they can swallow at once.
Both Upchucks are slow when they eat a lot of things and become excessively fat. Otherwise, they are somewhat quick, considering their small size.
If either Upchuck does not spit out something he eats, he will get very fat and rendered immobile until he spits it out.
- Perk Upchuck first appeared in The Visitor. Perk Upchuck was unlocked by Xylene. Perk Upchuck defeated the Mechadroid.
- In Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix, Perk Upchuck was defeated by Myaxx.
- In Ben 4 Good Buddy, Perk Upchuck chased the Road Crew.
- In Ben 10 vs. the Negative 10: Part 2, Perk Upchuck defeated the Forever Ninja and Driscoll.
- In Duped, arrogant Ben used Murk Upchuck to battle Urian, but was defeated.
- In The Purge, Murk Upchuck battled some Forever Knights.
- In Inspector 13, Murk Upchuck helped rescue Ben.
- 16 year old Ben
- In Store 23, Murk Upchuck was one of several aliens Ben Prime was showcasing for Ben 23.
- In Tummy Trouble, Perk Upchuck defeated Nyancy Chan's tigers. Later, Murk Upchuck and Perk Upchuck helped settle peace negotiations for the Gourmands. At the end of the episode, Perk Upchuck helped eat Peptos XI with the other Gourmands.
- In A Fistful of Brains, Perk Upchuck was defeated by Ultimate Albedo.
- In For a Few Brains More, Perk Upchuck ate Crabdozer, before it broke out as Ultimate Panuncian.
- In The Rooters of All Evil, Perk Upchuck was used to fight the Rooters.
- In No Honor Among Bros, Perk Upchuck fought Rook at the Golden Fist Tournament but turned back after he hurt him.
- In Universe vs. Tennyson, Perk Upchuck defeated Thunderpig.
- In A New Dawn, Perk Upchuck appeared for a short time when Ben was cycling through his aliens.
- 11 year old Ben
- In Evil's Encore, Perk Upchuck was used to stop Dr. Animo's control of the Plumber Base.
- In From Hedorium to Eternity, Perk Upchuck accidentally broke Mr. Baumann's car's windows.
- Mad Ben
- Night of the Living Nightmare (cameo)
- 16 year old Ben
- Store 23 (first re-appearance; cameo)
- Tummy Trouble (x4)
- A Fistful of Brains (cameo)
- For a Few Brains More
- The Rooters of All Evil
- No Honor Among Bros
- Universe vs. Tennyson (cameo)
- A New Dawn (cameo)
- 11 year old Ben
- Mad Ben
- Galactic Champions
- Saving Sparksville
- The Alien Device
- The Mystery of the Mayan Sword
- Upchuck Unleashed
Perk Upchuck is a playable alien character in Protector of Earth, he is unlockable with a cheat on the DS version. He deals heavy damage to regular enemies and mini-bosses, but not to boss enemies.
Murk Upchuck is a playable alien character in Vilgax Attacks, on the DS version to replace Cannonbolt.
Upchuck is a playable alien character in the game, he is an exclusive for the DS and 3DS version.
- Upchuck is a playable alien character in the game (only on 3DS).
Naming and Translations
|Bulgarian||Ъпчък||Bulgarian audible version from upchuck|
|Chinese||恶爆蛙||From 恶 (É), evil, 爆 (Bào), burst, and 蛙 (Wā), frog|
|Croatian||Žderko||From žderko, eater|
|Dutch||Opslok||From opslok, swallower|
|French||Gobe-Tout||From gober, swallow whole, and tout, everything|
|German||Spucknick||From spucken, spitting and sputnick|
|Greek||Πράσινος Εμετός||From пράσινος, green and εμετός, vomit|
| From böffencs, puking|
From bendő, rumen
|Italian||Vomito||From vomito, vomit|
|Norwegian||Oppkast||From opp, up, and kast, throw|
|Polish||Apczak||Polish audible version from upchuck|
|Portuguese (Br)||Glutão||From glutão, glutton|
|Russian||Блевака||From блевака, spew|
|Serbian||Žderko||From žderko, eater|
|Spanish (HA)||Upchuck||From the original English name|
|Spanish (Spain)||Vomitón||From vomitar, barfing|
|Turkish||Kusmuk||From kusmuk, vomit|
Upchuck's name is a pun of the verb upchuck which means to vomit. This is a reference to both his ability and his body design being similar to that of a woodchuck.
- Upchuck doesn't have a natural predator because his species is at the top of the food chain.
- Some of Perk Upchuck's prototypes were used to create Spitter, Arctiguana, Sploot and Mot Snikrep.
- As seen in Tummy Trouble, Upchuck is able to switch between the two races of his species.
- Murk Upchuck is the first alien in Alien Force to not have the Omnitrix on his chest; instead, the symbol was on his stomach.