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"With the spirit of the bat~Jungle Fury Bat Ranger!"
As an Animal Spirit
The Bat Animal Spirit was Master Swoop's Animal Spirit. Being Theo's personal trainer, he was able to make Theo master the use of his Bat Animal Spirit as well.
Eventually, Theo learned how to summon the Bat Animal Spirit for battles.
As a Spirit Ranger
The Bat Ranger is one of the Spirit Rangers created by the Phantom Beasts using Master Swoop's power. He appears in Jungle Master Mode and uses the Jungle Fan. In his first appearance he battles the Jungle Fury Rangers.
In his first appearance he battles the Jungle Fury Rangers with the other Spirit Rangers under the control of the Phantom Beasts. Later on RJ figures out how to jam the frequencies that connect the Masters to the Spirit Rangers and is able to dissipate the spirits. Later RJ modifies the claw cannon to hold the spirits of the Elephant, Bat and Shark Animal Spirits and uses it to cancel out the spirit of the Shark Spirit Ranger, which traps Master Finn inside one of the Crystal Eyes. Flit salvages the eye after a Phantom Beast attempts to throw it in the sea and brings it to RJ. Soon after, all the masters are rescued and the Spirit Rangers they control fight alongside the Jungle Fury Rangers. The masters then let the rangers take control of the Spirit Rangers, which they summon into battle in pinch situations.
His Bat fighting style is more evident than when the Blue Ranger uses it. In addition to using the Jungle Fan, it is evident that the Bat Ranger uses gliding and flight techniques to evade or rush to his opponent. His finishing move is identical to the Jungle Pride Megazord with Bat Power in that he performs slicing motions in an X-like pattern mid-flight.
The Bat Ranger did not fight in the Legendary Battle.
Jungle Fury Bat Ranger (Ranger Form)
The Bat Spirit Ranger does not use a Zord but actually morphs from the Bat Animal Spirit.
Bat Animal Spirit (Zord Form)
A bat Animal Spirit/Roar Max Zord. It does flapping attacks. When Theo was able to master the Bat's power, he was able to summon it as a zord. It attached to either of the rangers' Megazords to give it flight capability and provide added weaponry.
Jungle Pride Megazord with Bat Power
The Bat combines with the Jungle Pride Megazord to provide top-body armor that allows the zord to do a fan-blade spin.
Jungle Master Megazord with Bat Power
The Bat combines with the Jungle Master Megazord to provide top-body armor and serve as wings for a flight attack.
- Though not present in the source material, the Jungle Spirit Rangers' designs were produced by PLEX for Power Rangers.
- Initially Bandai America released toys of them that seemingly served as counterparts to the Roar Max Zords. The comic that goes with the figures states that the Masters were Rangers 20 years ago and are now inhabiting beast bodies. In the comic, they are now training the Jungle Fury Rangers in place of their masters in the show, though in appearance they resemble the Kensei from Juken Sentai Gekiranger, the source material of Jungle Fury. Months after the toy release, Terebi Kun, a Japanese magazine published photos in two consecutive issues with all three rangers in Jungle Master Mode outfits. Soon, the summaries that support the photos appeared, beginning with those for Fear and the Phantoms.
- The Bat Ranger is not only first ever Power Ranger based on a bat, but also the first ever blind Power Ranger, in the instance he's controlled by Swoop.
- The Bat Ranger is the only Spirit Ranger to have its own Children's Halloween costume. It is a Disney Store Exclusive. He is the only ranger outside the core three to be seen in promotional artwork.
- The Bat Ranger is the first "made-for-Power Rangers" Black Ranger.
- In the DC Comics crossover comic book series Justice League/Power Rangers, Jungle Fury Bat Ranger is ironically referenced when Zack, the Black Ranger, tells Batman that in [the Power Rangers' world], people don't dress like bats, despite the fact that Jungle Fury Bat Ranger does dress like a bat.
- GekiBat - Super Sentai counterpart in Gekiranger. See comparison page.
- Gosei Knight/Robo Knight- a Sentai mecha/ranger & Power Rangers zord/ranger with a similar concept.
Notes and references
Zack • Adam • Corcus • Carlos • Danny • Tommy • Will • Dillon • Jake • Chase
Adam (alternate continuity) • Zack (2016 comic) • Zack (alternate continuity)
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