Giant Rat

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Toho Company, Limited Monster
Giant Rat in Latitude Zero
Giant Rat
Species Mutated Rat
Height 2 meters[1]
Weight 350 kilograms[1]
Relations Malik (Creator)
Allies Malik
Enemies Craig McKenzie and his crew
Portrayed Haruo Nakajima, Teruo Aragaki
First Appearance Latitude Zero
Roar(s)
To be added.
Do not confuse with the Mutant Rats from Godzilla: The Series.

The Giant Rats (大ネズミ,   Ōnezumi?, lit. Large Rat) are kaiju created by Toho that first appeared in the 1969 film, Latitude Zero.

Design

The Giant Rats simply look like gigantic, dark, sewer rats. Their eyes are bright yellow with orange pupils.

History

Latitude Zero

The Giant Rats were originally just normal rats living on Malik's island, until he enhanced them with his growth serum. The rats acted as the doctor's guard dogs, guarding their master's hideout. The Rat's were put to the test after the crew of Alpha stumbled upon Malik's cave. The rats fended them off for s short while before McKenzie utilized his flamethrower which got rid of a few. To kill the rest, the crew flew over an acid pool in their helicopter. The rats chased after them, but, were too focused to realize the acid. With their heads looking into the sky, the rats fell straight into the pit and were burned alive.

Abilities

While not having any special abilites, the Giant Rats can utilize their teeth and claws in combat.

Weaknesses

The Giant Rats proved vulnerable to the glove-mounted flamethrowers used by the Alpha's crew and Blood Rock's rivers of acid.

Trivia

References

This is a list of references for Giant Rat. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 ゴジラ大怪獣超百科 (テレビマガジン デラックス20). Monsters of Terror Attacking Humanity; Page 61.

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Deathrock9

4 months ago
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Deathrock9's Extraordinary Observations #98
These rats are bigger than normal rats.
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Koopa

5 months ago
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See, Daiei, this is how you should have portrayed Nezura.
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BigRandomKaiju

5 months ago
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THEY ARE UGLY AS HELL
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MosuFan2004

5 months ago
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OMG they are ugly beautiful!!