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"This is a real bum note!"
―Badpipes' final words before his destruction.[src]
"Time to pay the piper!"
―Badpipes before fighting Hayley and Redbot[src]
"Better give Ripcon some space"
―Badpipes[src]
"I'm gonna stick my nose where it doesn't belong!"
―Badpipes when blasting the Megazord[src]
"Now I’m a real chart topper!"
―When being gigantified.

Badpipes is a Scottish-accented Tengu/clarinet-themed monster which appears in Power Rangers Ninja Steel. He is destroyed by the Rumble Tusk Ninja Steel Megazord.

Character History

Badpipes was first seen on Galvanax's ship with an army of Kodabots and Cosmo Royale danching behind him, and later on doing the Hocky-Pocky, the reason is because Badpipes was useing his Bagpipes to make them dance, after being sent to Earth, he encounters the White Ranger (along with her dog Kody) and demanded her power star, but the White Ranger refuses, that is until Badpipes played his bagpipes and hytmotised her to give him her Power Star (with Kody running away in fear), tho righ before he could take it, Redbot comes in and kicks Badpipes away, releaseing the White Ranger from Badpipe's trance, Redbot sayed that music can not effect his circuitry, after Badpipes got up on his feet, the White Ranger morphed, Badpipes notices his bagpipes and atemps to grab it, but the White Ranger was able to snach it away in time as she battles Badpipes, he manage to get them back and even manages to trick the White Ranger, alowing him to give the White Ranger a kick in the chest, Badpipes was then about to fire energy lasers at the White Ranger, but Redbot steps in and takes the shots, right before Badpipes bcan play his Bagpipes again, Kody comes in and kicks dirt at the monster's eyes, alowing Redbot and thre White Ranger to escape, later he encounters and attacks the Red, Yellow, Blue and Pink Rangers in a forest with Ripcon and hypnoize them to give them their Power Stars, right before they could, the White Ranger comes in her Ninja Cycle and blast Badpipes with her Plasma Blast, freeing the other Rangers and attacking Ripcon, right before the Rangers could take out Badpipes' Bagbipes, Ripcon used his Double DSword Doom Strike on the Rangers and taking the White Ranger out of her ranger form, tho roght befire Badpipes could take back his Bagpipes, Kody comes in and takes away the bagpipes from Badpipes' view, alowing the Rangers to destroy the bagpipes with thier Ninja Blasters, the Rangers morphed and battled both Ripcon and Badpipes. Badpipes then desited to run off to give Ripcon space to battle the Red Ranger, with the Yellow, Blue, White and Pink Ranger following him, he battlse the four Rangers in a beach-like area and makes a beat down on them, he had more of an upper hand while flying, but he gets knocked down by the Yellow Ranger, right before he can battle him, he was destroyed by the Blue and Pink Rangers' Battlemorpher Arrow Blast Final Attack, he was enlarge and the Rangers summon the Ninja Steel Zords to form the Ninja Steel Megazord, Badpipes had the upper hand in the fight, so the Red Ranger summons the Rumble Tusk Ninja Steel Zord to form the Rumble Tusk Ninja Steel Megazord to fight Badpipes, they manages to breck off Badpipes' Flute Nose and knocked out his fan, they then used the Ruble Tusk Ninja Steel Megazord Double Axe Final Attack to destroy Badpipes once and for all.

Personality

Badpipes acts very much like scottich man, he loves to play his bagpipes and will do anything on his power to steal the power stars.

Powers and Abilities

  • Energy Lasers: Badpipes can fire light orange colored energy lasers from his Flute Nose.
  • Flight: Badpipes possesses wings on his back that allow him to fly.

Arsenal

  • Hand Fan: Badpipe's main weapon was a hand fan/Kumade that can be used tin combat.
    • Wind Blast: Badpipes transform his Hand Fan into Kumade to unleash destructive gust of wind to blow his enemies away.
    • Energy Reflect: It can also be used to reflect enemy attacks.
  • Bagpipe: Badpipes uses a bagpipe to hypnotize any human who hears it.
  • Flute Nose Extend: Badpipe's nose can extended for long distance combat.

Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

Notes

  • Badpipes' sentai counterpart didn't have Bagpipes that hypnotized the Rangers. As a result, the bagpipes he wields were created for the series.
  • Badpipes name comes from the words Bad and Bagpipes.
  • Badpipes' face looks very similar to Nojoke, a monster from Power Rangers Megaforces.
    • Addidintly, Badpipes in a way is very similar to Nojoke:
      • Both monsters are themed after a Tengu.
      • Both monsters have red in their color.
      • Both monsters have an ability to unleash gusts of winds.
      • Both monsters can fly.

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