|This article is about a/an villain in Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger.|
Chief of Staff Damaras (参謀長ダマラス Sanbōchō Damarasu?) is known among Zangyack as the "Strongest High Ranked Soldier" (最強格の戦士 Saikyōkaku no Senshi?) due to his skills as a warrior and as a strategist. He is ordered to accompany Warz Gill by the Emperor and assist him as his second in command.
- Height - 205 cm
- Giant Form - 51.3m
- Weight - 168 kg
- Giant Form - 422.5t
At some point following the failure of Zangyack's invasion of Earth during the Great Legend War, Damaras was brought before Emperor Ackdos Gill who informed him that his son Prince Warz was to be the leader of a second invasion force with Damaras serving as his second-in-command. Damaras wasn't sure about Warz's abilities, but the Emperor believed that it would be easy to conquer the planet now that the Super Sentai teams had been depowered.
As a second in command to Warz Gill, Damaras watched over and supervised all Zangyack maneuvers during their campaign on Earth. Damaras is the first to express interest as to why the Gokaigers are on Earth and dispatches the Sneak Brothers to investigate. After learning of the Greatest Treasure in the Universe and the connection between it and the Greater Powers of the Super Sentai, Damaras insisted that the Gokaigers be dealt with immediately so as to avoid repeating the failure of the first invasion, but Warz dismissed the information as trivial and continued to focus efforts on the conquest of Earth.
With his hands tied, Damaras summoned Basco, a former shipmate of Captain Marvelous now employed by the Zangyack as a privateer, to deal with the Gokaigers directly while Warz continues the conquest of Earth. When Warz discovered that Basco's ship entered Earth orbit, Damaras explained he was a corsair allied with Zangyack, but kept the nature of Basco's activities a secret. Damaras was presumably the one who gave Basco squads of Gormin to aid him in his attempt to gain the Greater Power of GoGo-V.. Damaras would later observe Basco revealing his true form to the Gokaigers from the Gigant Horse and was took great pleasure in the watching him give them a beating.
Later, two members of the Imperial Guard arrived at the Gigant Horse with a gift for Warz from from the emperor, the giant robot, Great Warz. Warz, with a newfound sense of confidence, announced that he would personally pilot Great Warz and destroy the Gokaigers once and for all. As Damaras attempted to talk him out of it, Warz revealed that he knew Damaras viewed him as just a naïve prince and told him to watch as he proved Damaras and everyone else who ever doubted him wrong. Although the prince initially suceeded, the Gokaigers had managed to escape the initial attack and one had even managed to kill Barizorg. Though Damaras warned a distraught Warz not to try and take revenge, he was ultimately powerless to keep Warz from fighting against the newly-formed Kanzen GokaiOh only to be killed when Great Warz was obliterated by Kanzen GokaiOh's Kanzen Burst. After the battle, Damaras recovered Warz's body from the wreckage.
With the leader of the Invasion dead, Damaras was forced to await orders in regards to what action to take when the Emperor's personal fleet appeared and destroyed all of the original invasion force except for the Gigant Horse. Damaras soon found himself face to face with Emperor Ackdos Gill who, as punishment for allowing his son to be killed, had Damaras beaten by two Imperial Guards before being thrown into the brig. Damaras's role of Chief of Staff was then passed to the Imperial Guard Dyrandoh.
After watching his forces be defeated by the Gokaigers, including Imperial guard Zatsurig, Insarn convinced the Emperor to give Damaras a final chance to redeem himself. Although Dyrandoh had doubts as to whether Damaras was competent enough, Damaras demonstrated his capability by first snapping the chains around his wrist and then blasting apart his prison cell with merely a surge of his aura revealing he could have easily escaped at any time. After forcefully recruiting Basco to aid him under threat of death, Damaras confronted the Gokaigers and easily overpowered them before Joe, Ahim, Luka, and Gai were seemingly killed by Basco. Captain Marvelous was then taken prisoner while Doc was left behind as Damaras viewed him as being too weak to be of any concern.
Upon delivering Captain Marvelous to the Emperor aboard the Gigant Horse, both Damaras and Dyrandoh urged Ackdos Gill to execute him then and there but the Emperor instead decided that Marvelous should be given a public execution on Earth in order to quell any further resistance against Zangyack. As Marvelous was about to be executed by the Sugormin, Don suddenly appeared with a newfound sense of heroism, challenging the Gormin soldiers until finally Damaras had enough and moved forward to eliminate Doc himself, allowing Navi to free Marvelous. With Marvelous free, he and Doc prepared to do battle with Damaras when Joe, Luka, Ahim and Gai appeared and revealed that Sally had saved them from Basco's attack. Realizing too late he had been betrayed, Damaras was then literally stabbed in the back by Basco who further taunted Damaras that he should not have underestimated Doc before leaving him to face the Gokaigers by himself. After defeating the remaining Gormin with an all-Green Gokai Change, the Gokaigers faced Damaras and bested him after shooting him with two Rising Strikes from the Galleon Blaster, forcing Insarn to heal and enlarge him. Although Damaras proves more than a match for GokaiOh and GoZyuJin, Doc assured everyone they can win as unlike them, Damaras didn't have any allies to call on. With their spirit renewed, the Gokaigers summoned MagiDragon, Pat Striker, GaoLion, Fūraimaru and Machalcon who weakened Damaras with their attacks before the Gokaigers formed Kanzen GokaiOh and finally killed Damaras with the Gokai Kanzen Super Burst.
Go-Busters vs. Gokaiger
An avatar of Damaras appears alongside an avatar of Basco and an avatar of Escape in Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie. He is defeated by Gokai Silver, Gokai Green, and Gokai Pink as Shurikenger and the Gouraigers.
Super Hero Taisen Z
Damaras was part of an army of resurrected (mostly Super Sentai) monsters led by Space Raider after the revival of Madou Demon King Psycho. They proceeded to attack the gathering of Kamen Riders and Super Sentai, giving them a hard time. The heroes of recent years were in a pinch until the arrival of a force of Sentai and Rider reinforcements led by Akarenger and Kamen Rider Ichigo. The combined forces of superheroes were able to turn the tide against the Madou army. They lined up and used their various finisher attacks to destroy the revived monsters.
Video Game appearances
Super Sentai Battle Base
Damaras is among the vast pantheon of villains which appear in the mobile game Super Sentai Battle Base.
Highly competant as both a warrior and a strategist, Damaras is the only member of the Zangyack invasion force willing to question Warz Gill's methods and if necessary will even go behind the Prince's back if it means ensuring the success of the conquest of Earth; bearing the prince's dismissive and frequently abusive behavior with quiet stoicism. Like Warz, Damaras has great confidence in his abilities but unlike the prince doesn't allow his pride to blind him to the point of taking unnecessary risks; securing every possible advantage before engaging his enemies in combat. Unlike the other Zangyack, he also has a sense of honor and loyalty to his subordinates, expressing open shock and disdain when Warz Gill equipped an unknowing action commander with an explosive collar just to eliminate the Gokaigers.
Behind the scenes
- Height: 205 cm(51.3 m:Giant)
- Weight: 169 kg(422.5 t:Giant)
- His appearance is based on Guardnoid Gash
"Damarasu" from "damarasu" and "damaraseru", "damaru" on "to be silent" which reflects his stoic nature.
Zangyack Getter is a twist on the Gokaiger ending theme, Super Sentai Hero Getter, performed by Koji Ishii in-character as Damaras alongside Hirofumi Nojima (Warz Gill), Gaku Shindo (Barizorg) and Kikuko Inoue (Insarn).
- Gokaiger Episode 1 - The Space Pirates Appear
- Gokaiger Episode 2 - The Worth of this Planet
- Gokaiger Episode 3 - Changing Courage into Magic
- Gokaiger Episode 4 - What Are Friends For?
- Gokaiger Episode 5 - Judgement Pirates
- Gokaiger Episode 6 - The Most Important Thing
- Gokaiger Episode 7 - Niki-Niki! Kenpō Lesson
- Gokaiger Episode 8 - Little Spy Tactics
- Gokaiger Episode 9 - Lion, Run
- Gokaiger Episode 10 - Card Game
- Gokaiger Episode 11 - The Serious Rebellion
- Gokaiger Episode 12 - The Guaranteed Showy Samurai
- Gokaiger Episode 13 - Tell Me the Way
- Gokaiger Episode 14 - Now More Road Safety
- Gokaiger Episode 15 - A Privateer Appears
- Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle
- Gokaiger Episode 17 - The Amazing Silver-Colored Man
- Gokaiger Episode 18 - The Big Abare with the Dinosaur Robot Drill
- Gokaiger Episode 19 - Armor of the 15 Warriors
- Gokaiger Episode 21 - The Adventurer Heart
- Gokaiger Episode 22 - Promise from the Star
- Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger the Movie: The Flying Ghost Ship
- Gokaiger Episode 24 - Foolish Earthlings
- Gokaiger Episode 25 - Pirates and Ninjas
- Gokaiger Episode 26 - Shushuuto The Special
- Gokaiger Episode 27 - A More Than Usual Gokai Change
- Gokaiger Episode 28 - Wings are Eternal
- Gokaiger Episode 29 - The Abare Quick-Changing New Combination
- Gokaiger Episode 30 - Just a Lone Friend's Soul
- Gokaiger Episode 31 - Crash!! Secret Operations
- Gokaiger Episode 32 - One Power
- Gokaiger Episode 33 - Iiiit's a Hero!!
- Gokaiger Episode 34 - Dream Comes True
- Gokaiger Episode 36 - Partner Pirate
- Gokaiger Episode 37 - The Strongest Fighting Machine
- Gokaiger Episode 38 - The Power to Seize Dreams
- Gokaiger Episode 41 - Something I Don't Want to Lose
- Gokaiger Episode 42 - The Strongest Man in the Universe
- Gokaiger Episode 43 - To the Legendary Hero (death)
- Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie (revival, then death again)
- Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Z