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|name            =Desghidorah{{tt|™|Desghidorah is a Trademark of Toho Company Ltd.}}
 
|subtitle        =Space Super Demon Beast<br>{{Nihongo|宇宙超魔獣|Uchū Chō Majū}}<ref name="TSEAMEncyclopedia">{{cite book|title=[[Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia]]|date=23 July [[2014]]|publisher=[[Shogakukan]]|page=99|isbn=4-096-82090-3}}</ref>
 
|subtitle        =Space Super Demon Beast<br>{{Nihongo|宇宙超魔獣|Uchū Chō Majū}}<ref name="TSEAMEncyclopedia">{{cite book|title=[[Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia]]|date=23 July [[2014]]|publisher=[[Shogakukan]]|page=99|isbn=4-096-82090-3}}</ref>
|species          =Demonic Extraterrestrial<br>{{tt|Three-Headed Dragon|Ghidorah}}
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|species          =Demonic Extraterrestrial {{tt|Three-Headed Dragon|Ghidorah}}
|nicknames        =Death Ghidorah,<br>DeathGhidorah,<br>Desgidorah
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|nicknames        =Death Ghidorah, DeathGhidorah, Desgidorah
 
|height          =50 meters<ref name="TSEAMEncyclopedia"/>
 
|height          =50 meters<ref name="TSEAMEncyclopedia"/>
 
|length          =100 meters<ref name="ROMSCWorks">{{cite book|title=[[Rebirth of Mothra Super Complete Works]]|date=December [[1996]]|publisher=[[Shogakukan]]|pages=20, 23|isbn=4-091-01456-9}}</ref>
 
|length          =100 meters<ref name="ROMSCWorks">{{cite book|title=[[Rebirth of Mothra Super Complete Works]]|date=December [[1996]]|publisher=[[Shogakukan]]|pages=20, 23|isbn=4-091-01456-9}}</ref>
 
|wingspan        =80 meters<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>
 
|wingspan        =80 meters<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>
 
|weight          =75,000 metric tons<ref name="TSEAMEncyclopedia"/>
 
|weight          =75,000 metric tons<ref name="TSEAMEncyclopedia"/>
|stat1            ={{Small|'''Running Speed:''' 180 km/h<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/><br>'''Flying Speed (Space):''' Near-light speed<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/><br>'''Flying Speed (Earth):''' Mach 23<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>}}|1=Other Stats
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|stat1            ={{Small|'''Running Speed:''' 180 km/h<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>,<br>'''Flying Speed (Space):''' Near-light speed<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>,<br>'''Flying Speed (Earth):''' Mach 23<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>}}|1=Other Stats
 
|forms            =Land Form, Final Form<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>
 
|forms            =Land Form, Final Form<ref name="ROMSCWorks"/>
 
|relationships    =[[King Ghidorah/Rebirth of Mothra III|King Ghidorah]] {{small|(Relative)}}
 
|relationships    =[[King Ghidorah/Rebirth of Mothra III|King Ghidorah]] {{small|(Relative)}}
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==Abilities==
 
==Abilities==
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[[File:Desghidorah_4.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Desghidorah breathes fire in ''[[Rebirth of Mothra]]'']]
 
[[File:Desghidorah_4.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Desghidorah breathes fire in ''[[Rebirth of Mothra]]'']]
 
While grounded, Desghidorah can emit jets of fire from the mouth of his middle head, spit energy bolts from all three heads, send electricity through foes he bites, emit powerful pulses of energy and unleash a strong shockwave attack. His ultimate maneuver involves Desghidorah causing the ground to split and create a stream of fire from within the Earth. Desghidorah can fly at Mach 23, and can also create hurricane-strength winds from his wings in addition to all of his regular abilities.
 
While grounded, Desghidorah can emit jets of fire from the mouth of his middle head, spit energy bolts from all three heads, send electricity through foes he bites, emit powerful pulses of energy and unleash a strong shockwave attack. His ultimate maneuver involves Desghidorah causing the ground to split and create a stream of fire from within the Earth. Desghidorah can fly at Mach 23, and can also create hurricane-strength winds from his wings in addition to all of his regular abilities.

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Desghidorah
Desghidorah in Rebirth of Mothra
Alternate names Death Ghidorah, DeathGhidorah, Desgidorah
Subtitle(s) Space Super Demon Beast
(宇宙超魔獣,   Uchū Chō Majū)[1]
Species Demonic Extraterrestrial Three-Headed Dragon
Height 50 meters[1]
Length 100 meters[2]
Wingspan 80 meters[2]
Weight 75,000 metric tons[1]
Other Stats Running Speed: 180 km/h[2],
Flying Speed (Space): Near-light speed[2],
Flying Speed (Earth): Mach 23[2]
Forms Land Form, Final Form[2]
Relations King Ghidorah (Relative)
Enemies Mothra, Mothra Leo
Created by Masumi Suetani,
Tomoyuki Tanaka,
Minoru Yoshida
Portrayed by Mizuho Yoshida
First appearance Rebirth of Mothra
Roar(s)
More roars

Desghidorah (デスギドラ,   Desugidora) is a Ghidorah kaiju created by Toho that first appeared in the 1996 Toho film, Rebirth of Mothra.

Name

Desghidorah's name comes from desu (デス), the Japanese transliteration of death, and Ghidorah (ギドラ,   Gidora), the immediate name of King Ghidorah's species.

History

Heisei Series

Rebirth of Mothra

Millions of years ago, Desghidorah first appeared on the planet Mars, destroying it and turning it into a wasteland. It then flew to planet Earth with more intent to destroy it. It began attacking the planet, but it was met with a revolt. A race called the Elias, small human-like beings, sent Mothra to defeat him. The battle was fought for a very long time, and the Elias' civilization was nearly destroyed. Desghidorah was defeated and locked away in a chamber so no one could ever release him.

In the year 1996, a company is clearing out a forest when a worker stumbled across a buried structure with ancient writing on it. The worker took a small pendant from the stone, and gave it to his daughter as a gift. Not long after, the Girl was visited by Belvera, one of the last surviving members of the Elias. The other survivors, Moll and Laura, came to try and take the pendant, which was called "The seal of Elias." The seal would awaken and release Desghidorah, and Belvera would try to control it.

Belvera went to the Desghidorah's tomb, and caused it to rise from the ground. She managed to break it open, and Desghidorah was released. Desghidorah rose from the tomb and began to absorb energy from the forest around him.

Moll and Laura sent Mothra to defeat him, but she was quickly overpowered. Her egg hatched prematurely, into Mothra Leo, and he came to save his mother. Even the combined efforts of Mothra and Leo, they couldn't defeat it. Mothra flew off with her child and died over the ocean.

Leo wanted revenge, and he formed a cocoon and turned into his Imago form. Desghidorah harvested all the energy he could, then regrew his wings. Mothra Leo flew after the monster, and fought him with all his might. After a long battle, Leo sealed Desghidorah back in its tomb, then returned to his island.

Abilities

Desghidorah breathes fire in Rebirth of Mothra

While grounded, Desghidorah can emit jets of fire from the mouth of his middle head, spit energy bolts from all three heads, send electricity through foes he bites, emit powerful pulses of energy and unleash a strong shockwave attack. His ultimate maneuver involves Desghidorah causing the ground to split and create a stream of fire from within the Earth. Desghidorah can fly at Mach 23, and can also create hurricane-strength winds from his wings in addition to all of his regular abilities.

Video Games

Gallery

Main article: Desghidorah/Gallery.

Roar

Desghidorah's roars were adapted from stock elephant trumpeting performed by Frank Welker. The roars were later reused for the Ultraman Tiga monster Gatanozoa.

Desghidorah's roars

Trivia

  • Desghidorah is the first Ghidorah to be a quadruped, followed by Keizer Ghidorah in Godzilla: Final Wars. Both kaiju are also wingless in their first form.
    • He is also the first Ghidorah to appear in a film without Godzilla as a co-star.
  • Desghidorah is the only villain kaiju in the Rebirth of Mothra trilogy to not be killed by Mothra Leo. Instead, he is sealed away.
  • Desghidorah is one of two Toho kaiju to breathe real fire on set as opposed to a spray or optical ray, along with Orochi in Yamato Takeru.

References

This is a list of references for Desghidorah. 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]

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