|This article is about a/an group of footsoldiers in Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman.|
The Batzler Soldiers are the footsoldiers of the Silver Imperial Army Zone. They are black-skinned grunts with orange heads, armed with crab claws, bearing the Zone crest on their chests. They are also capable of disguise. Galactic Ninja Batzlergin (銀河忍者バツラギン Ginga Ninja BatsuraGin) is their leader. There was a special Batzler, Number 339 who had a turtle-like shell. In episode 26, the Batzlers (alongside the monster of the week Koganegin) became Superior over Garoa and the Triumvirate during Topsy-Turvy Day.
Super Sentai World
The Batzler Soldiers were one of five groups of revived Foot Soldiers along with the Grinam Soldiers, Golem Soldiers, Cotpotros and Dorodoros, which were summoned by Zaigan in Emperor Daidas' invasion of Earth. The evil army was wiped out by a gathering of the five Super Sentai: Fiveman, Jetman, Zyuranger, Dairanger, and Kakuranger.
Several Batzler Soldiers were part of an army of past enemy grunts that were fought by the Gokaigers in Los Dark's ghost dimension which housed the 1500 spirits of the villains defeated by the Super Sentai. After losing some of their number in an initial skirmish, the remaining members from each grunt group merged to form the Combined Combatant. Though the stronger opponent, the Combined Combatant proved to be unstable due to internal conflicting among the grunts composing him over who got to finish the pirates off. Taking advantage, the Gokaigers used the Battle Fever J Ranger Keys to destroy the Combined Combatant with the Penta Force cannon.
Behind the scenes
Their name comes from the japanese word Batsu (X mark), as they have crosses on their heads and their motif is the one of a crab.