|This article is about a/an episode in Seijuu Sentai Gingaman.|
The Dark Merchant (闇の商人 Yami no Shōnin) is the twenty-ninth episode of Seijuu Sentai Gingaman. It is the first episode of the Steel Starbeast two-part story arc.
Frustrated with Illes failures, Captain Zahab and Battobas contact a weapons merchant to purchase something that will put an end to the nuisance of the Gingaman. Hikaru and Hyuuga are captured and Hikaru is siphoned of Earth Power by the merchant's cage to power something for his plans. When the Gingaman seemingly achieve victory, a shocking turn of events occur that could lead to their defeat!
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- This episode marks the first appearance of Biznella, Steel Starbeast GigaPhoenix, Steel Starbeast GigaRhinos, and GigaBitus.
Seijuu Sentai Gingaman Volume 3 features episodes 21-30. 
- The Lost Galactabeasts - Power Rangers counterpart in Power Rangers Lost Galaxy. See comparison page.