“All Hands on Deck!”
    —Thrillipede's official catchphrase

Thrillipede is a green millipede who is one of the Life SuperChargers in Skylanders: SuperChargers. His signature vehicle is the Buzz Wing.

Background

Personality

Thrillipede is incredibly skilled in combat, but is very reserved when not battling evil. Despite not being a bird, he is very observant when riding his Buzz Wing, and has great knowledge on flight mechanics. In his SuperCharger Quest, he is also shown to be very modest, and holds a longstanding friendship with Buzz. Thrillipede flies fearless through the skies, zipping through the air without a care. He's committed to his duty, but freely admits he loves to wow the crowds. [1]

Biography

Thrillipede served in the Millipede Military in the outer regions of Skylands. As the top pilot in his unit, Thrillipede was responsible for single-handedly blasting over 300 Greeble warships out of the sky! When the Great Greeble War came to an end, he returned to his hometown of Flutter Bay as a celebrated hero. He was the talk of the town and everyone wanted to shake the many hands of the famous young pilot. News of his heroics eventually made their way to Captain Flynn at the Skylander Academy, who set out to determine if the stories were true. In a series of friendly challenges, the two pilots raced, soared through obstacles, and performed incredible stunts in front of a cheering Flutter Bay crowd. In each event, Thrillipede stood victorious, and was asked to join the Skylanders shortly after. Of course, Flynn later admitted that he “let him win” so that Thrillipede wouldn’t be embarrassed in front of his hometown.

Relationships

Buzz

Though not clearly stated, the two appear to have worked together before Thrillipede joined the Skylanders, participating in many missions side by side. Buzz appears eager to talk about their old stories together, and Thrillipede, though not willing to speak of his own greatness, happily discusses them.

Gameplay

Stats

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

  • Health: 280 (max. 560)
  • Speed: 50 (max. 98)
  • Armor: 12 (max. 42)
  • Critical Hit: 8 (max. 58)
  • 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: 235
  • Defense: 150
  • Agility: 120
  • Luck: 195

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
Bug Bomb Bug Brawl
Beautiflies
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Primary Ability
Press Attack 1 to throw cocoon grenades at your enemies slowing them down in a cloud of bugs.
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Secondary Ability
Press Attack 2 to use those arms and punch nearby enemies in your way.
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Price: 4000
When Sticky Grenades blow up, they will release butterflies that heal you when caught.

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

Cocooned Bug N' Cover Mind Your Beeswax Cocooties
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Price: 500
Hold Attack 3 to wrap yourself in a cocoon, protecting yourself from damage, release to explode out and damage nearby enemies.
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Price: 700
Press Attack 1 to throw a grenade into a swarm of dragonflies which slows enemy movement.
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Price: 900
Hold Attack 2 to prepare four sticky grenades that you can place as a trap in the ground or directly onto an enemy!
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Price: 1200
Hold Attack 3 to wrap yourself in a cocoon protecting yourself from damage, release to explode out which damages and slows nearby enemies.
Mighty-morphosis
View Insistent Insect
Transform into a flying fighting machine with this path!
Better Fly Bugging Out Tick It To 'Em
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Price: 1700
Hold Attack 3 to wrap yourself in a cocoon protecting yourself from damage, release to explode out and grow wings! While flying, hold Attack 1 to bombard enemies with Bug Bombs!
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Price: 2200
Increased damage of all thrown grenade projectiles.
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Price: 3000
Pressing Attack 2 while jumping will toss sticky grenades below you.
Insistent Insect
View Mighty-morphosis
Use insect swarms to hinder and damage your enemies!
Gnawing Gnats Nesting Gnats Insect Epidemic
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Price: 1700
Bug Bombs now cause a swarm of tiny insects to appear and do damage overtime. Hitting targets again with Bug Bomb will remove the swarm and cause extra damage.
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Price: 2200
The damage over time caused by swarming insect can stack up to 5 times, doubling its damage.
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Price: 3000
Targets affected by the damage over time from the swarm explode spreading the swarm to nearby enemies.

Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "All Hands on Deck!"
  • "Coming up aces!"
  • "Moving up the ranks!"
  • "Metamorphosis!"
  • "Fortune and glory!"
  • "The spoils of war...!"
  • "Too easy!"
  • "Well, the numbers speak for themselves, hm hm." - when checking stats

Driver Quest Quotes

  • "Haha! Good times, Buzz, good times..."
  • "Haha! I'm not sure those grenades remained secret for very long..."
  • "I call her the Buzz Wing! And she's the fiercest aerial assult machine this side of the Cloudscraper Mountains."
  • "From one soldier to another, Buzz, it kinda helps when you've got four arms to steer with. Heh heh."
  • "Oh, that's your area of operation, Buzz. I'm just a grenade-slinging grunt. Hm hm."
  • "Hehe! Maybe, Buzz. But you and I both know that being a Skylander is a full time job. And that's what I'm sticking to."

Character Trailers

Gallery

See also

Trivia

  • His Soul Gem shares a name with Beautifly, a creature from Pokémon.
  • Strangely, although Thrillipede can wrap himself in a cocoon with his Cocooned ability, millipedes do not cocoon themselves.
    • Also, Thrillipede possesses wings in later upgrades, but millipedes in real life don't actually have wings.
  • He, Slam Bam and Starcast are the only Skylanders who have four arms.
  • Thrillipede's voice actor is Patrick Seitz, who also voices Hot Head, Rip Tide, and Chomp Chest, and is the voice actor for Ratchet & Clank characters Slim Cognito and Wendall Lumos in the PlayStation 4 version of the game.

References

  1. SuperChargers Portal Master Handbook, page 28

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