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XLR8

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XLR8

General Information
Species Kineceleran
Home World Kinet
Body Humanoid Velociraptor
Alternate Counterparts Speedyquick
Powers and Abilities
Abilities Enhanced Speed
Enhanced Agility
Enhanced Jumping
Enhanced Reflexes
Enhanced Recovery
Enhanced Strength
Enhanced Dexterity
Sharp Claws
Wall and Water Running
Prehensile Tail
Tornadoes
Equipment Helmet with Facemask
Details
Voice Actor Jim Ward (Original Series)
Yuri Lowenthal (Omniverse)
Ashley Johnson (Gwen)
First Appearance And Then There Were 10
Gallery

XLR8 (pronounced "Accelerate") is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Kineceleran from the planet Kinet.

Appearance

XLR8 resembles a semi-armored Velociraptor. He has black wheels on his feet and wears a helmet with a visor, leaving the other features of his head unknown. Whenever the visor does come up, one can see that he has a blue face, green eyes, black lips, and stripes above and on the right side of his eyes. He wears the Omnitrix symbol on his chest. He has five blue stripes on his tail.

In Ultimate Alien, XLR8 looks the same albeit his Ultimatrix symbol is green. In Heroes United, he has darker skin.

In Omniverse, 16-year-old XLR8's appearance is the same as Ultimate Alien, but taller, the white color on his shirt is replaced by green, which now covers whole of his neck. He has four blue stripes on his tail. The black balls on his feet are bigger. His helmet is longer in the back and front. His claws are also longer. His visor is darker. XLR8's voice now sounds like Ben's, but in a fast talking, higher-pitched way.

11-year-old Ben as XLR8 in Omniverse looks exactly the same as his 16-year-old version, except that he is shorter, and the green color of his shirt is white. He has three stripes on his tail.

Ben 10,000 as XLR8

XLR8's arms, legs and tail stripes are white instead of blue. There are less stripes on his tail and he is taller. XLR8's clothing now has longer sleeves with a pair of stripes under the shoulders and has an arrow-shaped symbol on his lower torso.

XLR8 wears the Omnitrix symbol on his chest.

Gwen as XLR8

Gwen's XLR8 is more upright. Her face lacks the black markings that Ben's has, replaced with freckles. She has pink eyes and Gwen's hairclips. She has a black helmet. The majority of her outfit is dark blue with a light blue section around her neck that goes down her chest in a V-formation, light blue stripes on her forearms and wrists, two light blue stripes on the end of her tail, and a light blue stripe on each of her legs where the outfit ends. Her hands are more human shaped with claws for fingers. She wears the Omnitrix symbol on her chest with a cat shape surrounding it.

Powers and Abilities

Hot Stretch (315)

XLR8's enhanced speed

XLR8 can manipulate friction to reach speeds of 500 mph within two seconds. In The Unnaturals, it was revealed that XLR8 can accelerate so quickly that time appears to completely stop to him.

XLR8 can deliver speed-enhanced attacks with rapid succession, such as excessively kicking or stabbing enemies.

XLR8's Creating Tornado

XLR8 creating tornado

XLR8 is capable of creating tornadoes by generating a centripetal vacuum powerful enough to lift a To'kustar, either by running in a circular pattern or spinning at supersonic speeds.

XLR8 has quick reflexes, allowing him to dodge attacks with little effort.

XLR8's scissor-like claws can cut through many materials with relative ease.

In The Krakken, XLR8 has enhanced strength, enough to carry a multitude of fishermen and Gwen across a lake to shore without slowing down.

According to the pop-up edition of Ben 10 vs. the Negative 10: Part 1, XLR8 can recover from injuries faster than other species.

XLR8 has very high dexterity, being able to type on keyboards or keypads at high speeds. Using this skill, he can input any code to deactivate devices. This was first shown in Store 23.

XLR8 also seem to think at superhuman speed as well, as he was able to think of a million combinations in a few seconds.

In Back With a Vengeance, when Kevin 11 was pushed and almost fell off a cart, he used his Kineceleran tail to hang on to the wire. This shows that XLR8 has a prehensile tail.

In The Krakken, it is shown that XLR8 is fast enough to run on water.

Weaknesses

XLR8's speed does not always work on all surfaces, like ice or strong adhesives, which can make it hard to control or slow him down.

It was revealed in Rules of Engagement that XLR8's tail could be held down to keep him in place.

In Omniverse, XLR8 is very hyperactive, and it can be difficult for him to stay focused, as shown in Third Time's a Charm, where he got bored of looking at magic books and started reading Sumo Slammers instead.

History

Ben 10

Ben

Ben 10,000

Ultimate Alien

Omniverse

16 year old Ben

11 year old Ben

Gwen 10

Specials

Appearances

Ben 10

Ben

Ben 10,000

Ken

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Ben 10: Omniverse

11 year old Ben

16 year old Ben

Gwen 10

Specials

Comics

Online Games

Games With aliens
Battle Ready Heatblast, Wildmutt, Diamondhead, Grey Matter, Stinkfly, Four Arms, Ripjaws, Ghostfreak, Upgrade
Ben To The Rescue Grey Matter, Wildmutt, Diamondhead
Blockade Blitz Heatblast, Wildvine, Cannonbolt, Ripjaws, Stinkfly
Wrath of Psychobos Heatblast, Feedback, Gravattack, Four Arms, Arctiguana, Diamondhead, Cannonbolt, Bloxx, Armodrillo, Eye Guy, Wildvine, Spidermonkey, Shocksquatch, Kickin Hawk, Rath
Ben 10 Game Generator Heatblast, Shocksquatch, Gravattack, Arctiguana, Feedback

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Arabic اكس ال ار ثمانية From thamania, eight
Bulgarian Акселерат From стрелоск/strelosk, speedshot
Chinese 快闪之星 From 快闪 (Kuài Shǎn), flashback and 之星 (Zhī Xīng), the meteor
Croatian Brzi From brzi, "fast"
Dutch XLR8 From the original English name; pronounced iks-el-er-acht
French AXLR From accélère, accelerate. Pronounced Accelerer
German XLR8 From the original English name
Greek XLR-8 From the original English name
Hebrew אקס אל אר From אקס, X, אל, L and אר, R
Hungarian Villámmanó From villám, lightning and manó, elf
Italian XLR8 From the original English name
Japanese エクセラレート From エクセラレート (ekuserareto)
Korean 스피드 From 스피드/seupideu, speed
Polish Szybcior
Śmigacz (called by Ben 10,000 (UA))
From szybcior, fastguy
Portuguese (Br) XLR8 From the original English name; pronounced xís-éle-érre-oito
Romanian XLR8 From the original English name; pronounced ics-el-er-opt
Russian Молния From молния/molniya, lightning
Serbian Муња/Munja From муња/munja, lightning
Spanish (HA) XLR8 From the original English name; pronounced equis-ele-erre-ocho
Spanish (Spain) XL8 Form the original English name; pronounced equis-ele-ocho
Swedish XLR8 From the original English name
Turkish Şimşek Hız From şimşek, lightning and hız, speed

Video Games

Ben 10: Protector of Earth

XLR8 is the third alien Ben obtains. The main thing you will need him for is to go to a lever, make him speed to it and to the other lever to complete the levels. XLR8 has a Dark Heroes and DNA Force skin. His dark heroes skin erases his visor replacing it with a red robotic stripe.

Powers and Abilities

  • XLR8 is capable of running at high speeds for a brief second, upwards or diagonally.
  • XLR8 can run in a circle to attack enemies at a high speed.
  • XLR8 in Protector of Earth
  • XLR8 in Protector of Earth
  • XLR8 in Omniverse 2
  • XLR8 can create sonic booms and attack enemies by dashing straight beside them, as well as damage enemies using his tail.

Punch Time Explosion XL

  • XLR8 is one of the aliens used by 10-year old Ben.

Ben 10: Omniverse

  • XLR8 is a playable alien character in the game (only by 11-year old Ben).

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

  • XLR8 is a playable alien character in the game.

Toys

Ben 10

  • 4" XLR8
  • XLR8 (Battle Version)
  • XLR8 (DNA Alien)

Ben 10: Alien Force

  • Alien Creation Figures from (Ben 10) Four Arms and XLR8

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

  • Alter Aliens Ben to XLR8 and Cannonbolt to Ultimate Cannonbolt
  • Haywire Figure XLR8 [Ripjaws]

Ben 10: Omniverse

  • 11 year old XLR8 Omnikit Figure
  • 4" XLR8

Etymology

XLR8's name has the same sound as the word "accelerate", referring to his high speed. Otherwise, some translated versions of the series also call him XLR8, but in their respective ways of pronunciation, the names used for official dubbing don't fit the original international pun making them senseless.

Trivia

  • In Omniverse, there is a buzzing-like sound effect that occurs whenever XLR8 speaks.
  • According to Matt Wayne, XLR8 is not as strong as Fasttrack.[1]
  • XLR8 appears to have more control over his speed than Fasttrack, who sometimes has trouble stopping, while XLR8 could always stop immediately.
  • XLR8 was the winner of the Cartoon Network Ben 10 alien poll.
    • However this poll only had the original 10 aliens, Cannonbolt, and Wildvine.
  • XLR8's name was used in a Pop dance group in the Philippines.
  • In the online game Ben to the Rescue, XLR8's visor is miscolored green.
  • XLR8's name was used on a CD about different technical institutes by the Universal Technical Institute.
  • As seen in Under Wraps, XLR8's vision is blue, at least with his visor down.

References

Start a Discussion Discussions about XLR8

  • To XLR8 or Fastback what would it be like to go really fast?

    4 messages
    • From a real-world-physics perspective, they'd perceive everything around them speeding up and getting smaller as they approached the speed...
    • yep.also blaziken rules
  • XLR8 vs. Helen Wheels

    52 messages
    • AnimeEx wrote:JAYDOG3371ALPHA wrote:more proof the omnitrix aliens are better than the originals is that fourarms was able to beat princ...
    • No, it's intelligence. You do realize that young Azmuth created Ascalon. Sir George used Ascalon from a thousand years or more before UA, and...

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