“Protect and Surge!”
    —High Volt's official catchphrase

High Volt is a former security officer and one of the the Tech SuperChargers in Skylanders: SuperChargers. His signature Vehicle is the Shield Striker.

Character Development

High Volt initially started as a Light elemental character, at some point even having the same color scheme and design but the other symbol on his shoulder pads.[2]

Background

Personality

High Volt is a very dedicated commander, even willing to take orders from Buzz. He is also extremely observant and intelligent, not letting any evil being out of his sight and will get any possible information out of them. Like all Tech Skylanders, High Volt is fascinated by machinery.

Biography

High Volt was once the commander of a special security force that was in charge of patrolling the border between the known regions of Skylands and the mysterious uncharted region known as the Outlands. From atop the Shockspire Tower, their security headquarters, High Volt vigilantly monitored any strange activity beyond the border, knowing that Kaos and his minions were always up to no good. Over the years, he had defended Skylands against countless Greeble attacks, Troll uprisings, and even a few evil food chains that were attempting to expand. But on a recent patrol mission into the Outlands, High Volt discovered a heavily guarded construction site, where Kaos' minions appeared to be building a colossal Doom Station of Ultimate Destruction! Realizing at once that all of Skylands was in danger, he raced to the Skylanders Academy to inform Master Eon and joined the Skylanders in their fight to stop it!

Gameplay

Stats

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: 260 (max. 520)
  • Speed: 50 (max. 98)
  • Armor: 24 (max. 54)
  • Critical Hit: 2 (max. 52)
  • Elemental Power: 25 (max. 75)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 150
  • Defense: 150
  • Agility: 150
  • Luck: 150

These stats are used in Skylanders: SuperChargers Racing.

  • Top Speed: ??
  • Acceleration: ??
  • Handling: ??
  • Firepower: ??
  • Armour: ??

Abilities

Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Random Chests/Academy Store
Static Spear Shock-It Shield
Re-Fused
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Primary Ability
Press Attack 1 rapidly to perform melee attacks with your Static Spear.
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Secondary Ability
Hold Attack 2 to block attacks. Gain charges when hit and release Attack 2 to release the charges in a big blast that damages nearby enemies.
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Price: 4000
Restore some health when you block and have low health.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone/Power Pods.

Traveling Light Quick Currents Insulated Iron Amped Lamp
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Price: 500
Hold Attack 3 to throw your Static Spear and create an electric beam that damages enemies caught between you and the spear.
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Price: 700
While using Traveling Light you will gain a huge movement increase!
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Price: 900
Upgrade your armor to help against enemy attacks!
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Price: 1200
Hold Attack 1 to charge up your spear, release to cause a huge electric explosion that damages nearby enemies.
Light Fighter
View Light in Shining Armor
Use powerful electric close range attacks to stun and defeat your enemies!
Bring Into Light Stun Shocked Black Out
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Price: 1700
Enemies caught inside your electric beam will be drawn to you when the spear returns to you.
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Price: 2200
Hold Attack 3 to throw your Static Spear and create an electric beam. After your spear returns your next melee attack will damage and stun nearby enemies.
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Price: 3000
Increases critical hit chance.
Light in Shining Armor
View Light Fighter
Defeat enemies with a powered up electric beam!
Bright Idea Everything is Relative Unbreakable
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Price: 1700
Hold Attack 3 to throw your Static Spear and create a more powerful electric beam that does more damage to enemies caught in it.
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Price: 2200
Hold Attack 3 to throw your Static Spear and create an electric beam that now also slows enemies caught in it.
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Price: 3000
Stay in the fight longer with more health! Ample room for error!

Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "Protect and Surge!"
  • "All part of the job!"
  • "That's what I'm here for!"
  • "Nothing to it!"
  • "I short circuited..."
  • "It's not over yet!"
  • "Watch where you're going!"
  • "Treasure!" - when collecting treasure
  • "I should confiscate this."
  • "I will add this to my report."
  • "Let's ride!" - upon entering a vehicle
  • "On patrol!"
  • "Alright!"
  • "Yes!"
  • "Have a seat!" - upon exiting a vehicle
  • "I'm taking this race!"
  • "Pull over!"
  • "Full disclosure!" - when checking stats
  • "Nothing to see here!" - when checking stats
  • "I could go undercover with this" - when putting on a hat
  • "Well this looks official" - when putting on a hat

Quest Quotes

  • "Sir! High Volt, reporting for mission briefing, sir."
  • "Respectfully, sir, my protocol specifies 'creative flair' is not mission critical."
  • ""...familiar with all standard operating procedures per Skylands' High-Mobility Superchargeable Multipurpose Vehicle protocol." Yes. I am aware."
  • "Incorrect sir, Supercharging improves all statistically significant vehicle metrics. I believe you meant to say "a large boost"."
  • "Sir, my "awesomeness" will not let you down, sir."
  • "Everything I do is by the books, sir"

Character Trailers

Gallery

Trivia

  • It is unknown what High Volt looks like underneath his armor.
  • He resembles a S.W.A.T Riot trooper as his Static Spear resembles a shock stick and his Shock-It Shield resembles a riot shield. This may be a reference to law enforcement as his backstory says that he has been protecting Skylands as a police officer would.
  • His catchphrase is played on by the phrase, "to protect and serve," which often utilized by police officers.
  • He is voiced by Josh Duhamel, best known for playing William Lennox from the live action Transformers series and voicing Captain Flynn the sand pirate from Jake and the Neverland Pirates.
  • High Volt's Static Spear resembles a plug while his Shock-It Shield resembles an electrical outlet.
  • Due to his origins as a Light Skylander early in development, he still has light-related puns on his upgrades' names.
  • If you go to the official Skylanders website, High Volt's catchphrase is missing.

References

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Lightning Rod - Sonic Boom - Warnado - Whirlwind
Skylanders: Giants
Jet-Vac - Swarm
Skylanders: Swap Force
Boom Jet - Free Ranger - Pop Thorn - Scratch
Skylanders: Trap Team
Blades - Fling Kong - Gusto - Thunderbolt
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Hurricane Jet-Vac - Stormblade
Skylanders: Imaginators
Air Strike - Bad Juju - Wild Storm
Minis / Eon's Elite
Breeze - Pet-Vac / Elite Whirlwind
Alt Decos
Egg Bomber Air Strike - Legendary Blades - Legendary Free Ranger - Legendary Hurricane Jet-Vac
Legendary Jet-Vac - Mystical Bad Juju - Polar Whirlwind - Power Punch Pet-Vac
Lost Islands Alter Egos
Buttered Pop Thorn - Gourmet Gusto

Skylanders: Trap Team
Blackout - Knight Mare
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Nightfall
Skylanders: Imaginators
Hood Sickle - Starcast
Alt Deco
Steel Plated Hood Sickle
Ring of Heroes Alter Egos
Shadow King Pen - Shadow Spitfire - Shadow Spyro

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Bash - Dino-Rang - Prism Break - Terrafin
Skylanders: Giants
Crusher - Flashwing
Skylanders: Swap Force
Doom Stone - Rubble Rouser - Scorp - Slobber Tooth
Skylanders: Trap Team
Fist Bump - Head Rush - Rocky Roll -Wallop
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Shark Shooter Terrafin - Smash Hit
Skylanders: Imaginators
Barbella - Golden Queen - Tri-Tip
Minis / Eon's Elite
Bop - Terrabite / Elite Dino-Rang - Elite Terrafin
Alt Decos
Dark Golden Queen - Dark Slobber Tooth - Granite Crusher - Jade Flashwing
Legendary Bash - Legendary Tri-Tip - Nitro Head Rush - Steel Plated Smash Hit
Lost Islands Alter Egos
Birthday Bash - Rocky Egg Roll - Sundae Slobber Tooth

Skylanders: Trap Team
Knight Light - Spotlight
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Astroblast
Skylanders: Imaginators
Aurora - Blaster-Tron
Alt Decos
Legendary Astroblast - Solar Flare Aurora
Ring of Heroes Alter Egos
Light Flashwing - Light Hex - Light Jet-Vac

Other Skylanders

Skylanders: Imaginators
Kaos - Imaginators

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