This article is about a/an villain group in Ressha Sentai ToQger.
Evil Army Shadow Line
Ressha Sentai ToQger
Led by: Emperor of Darkness Z
and later by: Grand Duke Hei
Generals and other Notable Members: General Schwarz
Baron Nero
Madame Noir
Miss Gritta
Count Nair
Marchioness Morc
Dark Doctor Mavro
Monster Types: Shadow Monsters
Base: Castle Terminal
Grunts/Footsoldiers: Combatant Kuros
Battled: ToQgers
Other factions battled: Deboth Army
Teamed up with: Deboth Army
A representative teamed up with: Underground Empire BadanIcon-crosswiki
Kibaoni Army Corps
Chronological/Production Order
Neo Dimensional Brain Reconstructive Underground True Empire of Baros lol
Kibaoni Army Corps

The Evil Army Shadow Line (邪悪な軍隊シャドーライン Ja'aku na Guntai Shadō Rain) is a steampunk-themed dark empire that wishes to consume the world in its darkness.


They hail from the underworld and their plan is to wrap the world in darkness, their lair being a giant castle/railway station known as the Castle Terminal (キャッスルターミナル Kyassuru Tāminaru). It has multiple rail lines emerging from it, which give way to multiple versions of their own Ressha known as Kuliners (クライナー Kurainā, A portmanteau of "Dark"/"Gloomy (暗い Kurai) and "liner") to make their way into the world by taking over the stations the Rainbow Line uses to spread their darkness onto Earth to consume cities with their influence by connecting with the darkness within the hearts of humans. 

Their theme is a mix of the Victorian Era and the American Prohibition Era. They also have a branch in space led by Count Nair.

They plan to accomplish their plan by collecting the energy that is emitted from the human heart when it goes into states of rage, sadness, hatred, jealousy, and regret from the humans they abduct in order to create Dark Stations (闇駅 Yami Eki) and enlarge Shadow Line's railway system. The more darkness they collect, the closer to completion the railway will be. Once the railway is complete, the Emperor of Darkness can use his personal train to get to Earth. Towns completely taken over by the Shadow Line are called Shadow Towns (シャドータウン Shadō Taun)[1]

Later history

Chou Super Hero Taisen

A pack of Kuros led by an iteration of Z Shin were among the ShockerIcon-crosswiki army of the Game WorldIcon-crosswiki led by Shocker Leader IIIIcon-crosswiki, the boss of the Chou Shocker TaisenIcon-crosswiki bonus stage. This army was ultimately wiped out by a combined force of Sentai Rangers and Kamen Riders. Kamen Rider × Super Sentai: Chou Super Hero Taisen


Special Arsenal/Vehicles

  • Kuliners/Kuliner Robo
  • Schwarz's Kuliner/Kuliner Robo
  • Zed's Kuliner
  • Morc's Kuliner
  • Count Nair's Kuliner


  • The name of each general is a play on the word "black".
  • The fact that the higher-ups of the Shadow Line bicker amongst themselves could be a reference to Vyram from Chojin Sentai Jetman.
  • The ability to grow directly after the Shadow Kaijn's first destruction is similar to the two lives system the Ayakashi from Samurai Sentai Shinkenger employ, with their destruction on their second death being their final life. Unlike the Ayakashi, however, the Generals do not possess this ability.
  • Their goal to collect darkness through human hearts is somewhat similar to the villains from Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger, the Deboth Army. But rather than collecting all emotions, they focus only on negative ones.
  • They are similar to the Banki Clan Gaiark from Engine Sentai Go-Onger in desire to have a castle in the isolated world, and consuming the Earth into pollution.
  • Emperor of Darkness Z and his Shadow Line elites (except General Schwarz and Miss Gritta) are the only Sentai villains, as a team, to perform their stances with explosions and finishing moves alongside two Super Sentai teams, in which only appears in Ressha Sentai ToQger vs. Kyoryuger: The Movie.

Behind the Scenes

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Pages in category "Evil Army Shadow Line"

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