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Fortress Gundam
Orochi Rampage
(要塞ガンダム, Yosai Gundamu)

(ヤマタノオロチ, lit. Eight Branched Giant Snake) (オロチ, lit. Eight Forked Serpent)

Gender

Female

Relatives

Allies

Jinchūriki

Enemies

Fortress Gundam (要塞ガンダム, Yosai Gundamu), more commonly known as Yamata no Orochi (ヤマタノオロチ, lit. Eight Branched Giant Snake) or Orochi (オロチ, lit. Eight Forked Serpent) or Eight Heads (つ首脳, Tsu shunō) was one of the Strongest Ten Tailed Beasts. Yamata no Orochi was an Eight Headed Serpent split into Eight separate Eight Headed Snakes/Biometals that were sealed within Takeshi Gekko, Kandy (Before Paul Gekko and after Girouette) Honey D. Okaina, Honey D. Paul, Yuki Imai, Misty Gekko, Kyoji Gekko, and Bastia.

Other NamesEdit

Orochi 9999

Orochi in 1995

  • Eight Headed Fortress (八頭要塞, Yamata no Yosai)
  • Fortress (要塞, Yosai)
  • Creator of Gunpla (作成者ガンプラの神, Sakusei-sha ganpura no kami)
  • Eight Tails (八尾, Hachibi)
  • Rūshī (ルーシー)

AppearenceEdit

Orochi 1995

Orochi IV

  • The Appearance of the Tailed Beast resembles the Viper with massive size. It has eight dragon-based heads with it's long serpentine necks like tree trunks. It has a Gundanium Alloy Car-structure body with two wheels. It has red eyes and Eight of it's Tails were Bushier.
  • In the Sage of the Eight Paths's Creation it was the Young Serpent with Eight Heads and Eight Tails and has two wheels.
  • When Susanoo uses the Ryuseken no Tsurugi, it was split into eight Entities, both of which were considerably smaller than its original form, yet still comparable in size to the other massive tailed beasts, standing slightly taller than Charuubi. The Eight Entities was in the Shape of a Biometal called Model O. Orochi's Biometal form takes on a blocky triangular shape with a green color scheme and a large red crystal. In Megamerged form, the user dons armor with gold highlights included and a white trim on the helmet as opposed to the familiar light blue. The jacket armor remains closed. Whenever it Double Megamerges with another Biometal, the armor will change to the corresponding color and the jacket will open up. In addition, the jewel on the helmet, regardless of which form, will shape into an arrow-like design that stretches to the top of the structure.
  • When Paul Gekko learned to use Wood Style, The new Megamerged form dons an advanced warship capable of interstellar space travel but specifically designed to be used in water. There movements are inspired by various sea creatures as opposed to the human warships that glide and cut through the water. When in the water they use water as means of propulsion using multiple suction hoses dangling beneath its body to suck in water which is somehow used to power it through the water and they are sometimes seen to exhale water out of vents presumably as waste energy.
  • During Grand Magic Games, Orochi possesses the body of the Franky Tank Deliora. The mouth of the gun is shaped like a brachiosaurus and it can be raised and lowered. The main body of the tank is somewhat round shaped and it uses tank tread belts to move. It makes a dull, somewhat high pitched honking sound each time a round is fired.
  • Paul Gekko's Premature Tailed Beast Mode is a an enormous Dragon with a patterned body and a narrow head. Possibly its most defining feature is that it possesses two huge spines that jut straight from its chin and forehead, curving inwards towards each other, so much so that they almost touch in front of Orochi's mouth. Over its scaled body, Orochi's scales have a dark and swirling pattern, which somewhat resembles the pattern found on butterfly wings. Trailing right down Scissor Runner's spine from head to tail is a raised section of scales, which are also found on Scissor Runner's legs.
  • Paul Gekko's New Tailed Beast Mode is a gargantuan, mastodonic Dragon whose entire upper body is covered in black, round, scales, which, in turn, are decorated by spiraling, blue markings. His lower body, specifically his belly, inner tail, and legs, are gray in color, and appear to be rather smooth. Acnologia's eyes are white and beady, and his head is round and blunt with four, large, elongated plates extending backward. Orochi's mouth is full of razor-sharp teeth, and, attached to his chin, is a protrusion that resembles an arrowhead. His large wings are feathery in appearance, akin to a bird's.
  • It appears to be the Size of the Larger version of the Titanoboa.
  • In Toshiya Gekko's Era, It Appearance matures into a Colossal Gunpla size Dragon and keeps it's eight dragon-based heads with it's long serpentine necks like tree trunks and eight long large tails and wheels matured into it's four Legs equipped with wheels and the back of it's have grown a pair of Ice-like Wings. It's wings have three points extending along the edges, close to where they meet the body. There are five large claws on each appendage, three of which curve inwards. When Fortress straightens its arms in flight, it forms the shape of a Y. Its talons are also Y-shaped.
  • During Paul Gekko's assisting with the Gekko Triplets, Fortress Gundam's appearance matures differently into the Viper with massive size. It keeps it's eight dragon-based heads with it's long serpentine necks like tree trunks. It has a Gundanium Alloy Car-structure body and it's two wheels matured into four.
  • In the Valley of Hell, Fortress Gundam's appearance changes differently into the body made of blood and maintained it's height. When Paul's blood boils in his body, Fortress Gundam's appearance extends to several-stories-tall resembling a cross between a Hydra, a Kraken and a Monster Truck but still possess eight heads (one in anime) in which all have the ability to regenerate.
  • It's Larva form resembles a Dog (a Terrier before it matured.

MythologyEdit

Battle of Orochi

Orochi vs Yuki

Yamata no Orochi legends are originally recorded in two ancient texts about Japanese mythology and history. The ca. 680 CE Kojiki transcribes this dragon name as 八岐遠呂智 and ca. 720 CE Nihongi writes it as 八岐大蛇. In both versions of the Orochi myth, Susanoo or Susa-no-Ō is expelled from Heaven for tricking his sister Amaterasu the sun-goddess.

Fortezza Gundam

Yamata No Orochi

Again he asked: What is the cause of your crying?" [The old man answered] saying: "I had originally eight young girls as daughters. But the eight-forked serpent of Koshi has come every year and devoured [one], and it is now its time to come, wherefore we weep." Then he asked him: "What is its form like?" [The old man] answered, saying: "Its eyes are like akahagachi, it has one body with eight heads and eight tails. Moreover on its body grows moss, and also chamaecyparis and cryptomerias. Its length extends over eight valleys and eight hills, and if one look at its belly, it is all constantly bloody and inflamed." (What is called here akakagachi is the modern hohodzuki [winter-cherry]) Then His-Swift-Impetuous-Male-Augustness said to the old man: "If this be thy daughter, wilt thou offer her to me?" He replied, saying: "With reverence, but I know not thine august name." Then he replied, saying: "I am elder brother to the Heaven-Shining-Great-August-Deity. So I have now descended from Heaven." Then the Deities Foot-Stroker-Elder and Hand-Stroking-Elder said: "If that be so, with reverence will we offer [her to thee]." So His-Swift-Impetuous-Male-Augustness, at once taking and changing the young girl into a multitudinous and close-toothed comb which he stuck into his august hair-bunch, said to the Deities Foot-Stroking-Elder and Hand-Stroking-Elder: "Do you distill some eight-fold refined liquor. Also make a fence round about, in that fence make eight gates, at each gate tie [together] eight platforms, on each platform put a liquor-vat, and into each vat pour the eight-fold refined liquor, and wait.

Susanoo Sealing Orochi

Hankmaru

So as they waited after having thus prepared everything in accordance with his bidding, the eight-forked serpent came truly as [the old man] had said, and immediately dipped a head into each vat, and drank the liquor. Thereupon it was intoxicated with drinking, and all [the heads] lay down and slept. Then His-Swift-Impetuous-Male-Augustness drew the ten-grasp sabre, that was augustly girded on him, and cut the serpent in pieces, so that the River Hi flowed on changed into a river of blood. So when he cut the middle tail, the edge of his august sword broke. Then, thinking it strange, he thrust into and split [the flesh] with the point of his august sword and looked, and there was a great sword [within]. So he took this great sword, and, thinking it a strange thing, he respectfully informed the Heaven-Shining-Great-August-Deity. This is the Herb-Quelling Great Sword. (tr. Chamberlain 1919:71-3)

Fortezza Gundam vs Yuki and Friends

Orochi

After expulsion from Heaven, Susanoo encounters two "Earthly Deities" (國神) near the head of the Hi River (簸川) in Izumo Province. They are weeping because they were forced to give the Orochi one of their daughters every year for seven years, and now they must sacrifice their eighth, Kushi-inada-hime (櫛名田比売 "comb/wondrous rice-field princess", who Susanoo transforms into a kushi 櫛 "comb" for safekeeping). The Kojiki tells the following version.

Naruto Shippuden Season 0

Orochi II

Compare the Nihongi description of the Yamata no Orochi (tr. Aston 1896:1:52-53). "It had an eight-forked head and an eight-forked tail; its eyes were red, like the winter-cherry; and on its back firs and cypresses were growing. As it crawled it extended over a space of eight hills and eight valleys." These botanical names used to describe this Orochi are akahagachi or hoozuki ("winter cherry or Japanese lantern, Physalis alkekengi"), hikage ("club moss, Lycopodiopsida), hinoki ("Japanese cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa), and sugi ("Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria").

This legendary sword Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, along with the Yata no Kagami mirror and Yasakani no Magatama jewel or orb, are the three sacred Imperial Regalia of Japan.

GalleryEdit

BackgroundEdit

MythologyEdit

Main article: Shinto Christian Mythology

Creation ArcEdit

Young Bijuu

Young Bijuu

Fortress Gundam was one of the Tailed Beasts created by the Sage of the Eight Paths as an Egg and then hatched into an adult Eight Headed Dragon. Some time after being created, the Sage sat down with all the young tailed beasts and told them that they would always be together even when separated, and that one day they would become friends again with different names as well as forms than they did then when the time came for them to understand what true power is. Upon reaching the lighthouse at Reverse Mountain, at the entrance of the Grand Line, he recruited Fortress Gundam as his doctor that would be responsible for keeping him alive until the completion of his journey. Susanoo Uzumaki descended from Heaven for tricking his sister Amaterasu. The Yamata no Orochi made contact with Yasakani and they made a deal. Yasakani no Mikoto would have Laura delivered to Orochi. Kusanagi Gekko comes to the rescue to stop Orochi and was determined to save Yasakani from the Corruption. The Yamata no Orochi's reputation and threat became so great and impressive that Jack's father, The Emperor decided to rid the land of the eight headed once and for all using magical-rainbow-like oil made by Buddhist monks, however, when he fired an arrow coated with this oil into the dog it didn't destroy it but rather gave it form and sentience, thus evolving into it's Eight Headed Dragon Vehicle-like appearance threat of just unimaginable power. After he was informed of extendable reputation and identification as the indescribable guardian of the mountains and slayer of humans as the Great Eight Headed Behemoth in times of Yahweh, the Emperor engaged the Yamata no Orochi in battle, but was easily overpowered chained to a large stone despite Yamata no Orochi's lack to speak in human toungue. Rendered helpless and unable to fight back, the samurai lord watched and cried out in horror as the Yamata no Orochi slithered and hid inside his home.

End of Creation ArcEdit

When Raikō was sixteen, He spoke to Orochi about the Incident of the Shimizu Clan. Thr Orochi manages to Comfort him and was soon became an Ally. Raimei goes forward to meet Raikō for a rematch. In the field of Spider Lillies, Raikou gives Kurogamon back, but quickly disarms Raimei anyway. Upset, Raimei lands a punch on Raikō, yelling at him for thinking her to be so weak and taking on the burden alone. Crying, she asks him to come home. But Raikō loves and apologizes to her about the Black Demon incident, and makes her take up her sword once more. Seeing characteristics of their mother in her, Fortress Gundam was summoned to smack Raimei in the Face with it's Tail only to find Gau, who in an attempt to intervene, takes Raikō's blow, the one meant for Raimei, saying "I came to accept my punishment." Gau then falls over bleeding, and instead of being angry, he begs for the two to stop fighting, and apologizes for breaking his promise not to tell Raimei as he slips under into comatose.

Being Sealed AwayEdit

Susanoo Kushinada hime Legend by Wa

Susanoo saving Kushinada

At some point, the Orochi fell into possession of Kumogakure, Blue B's rampage was stated to be orchestrated by Orochimaru, who gave Blue B genjutsu-inducing pills to draw out Gyūki and Orochi. Due to the pills, Gyūki had no recollection of the rampage. Prior to Orochi's attack on Izumogakure, Paul Gekko's Father was so young and Kind and Clumsy met the Queen Peach and Nakagami attacked him and chased him back into his catering company. He had made his first Peach Pie for Queen Peach since Paul Gekko's Father was taken good care of her and treats her like a child. Nakagami no Mikoto and chased him but until the Festival already started. The Chase was cut short when the Sleeping Yamata no Orochi wakes at the sight of a Festival. Opening his great eyes, Orochi chases after Nakagami and Paul Gekko's Father into a catering company. Orochi was known to devour one of the Giant Bears making the Orochi, Queen of the River. The other Giant Bears welcomed Orochi to join the Family. During a festival in the nearby village Izumo, the Serpent was aroused and went on a rampage. The exact cause of the Orochi's awakening is unclear; although the residents of Izumo believe their festival awoke him. Orochi quickly made its way to the village and consumed all the food the villagers prepared for the festival including, Pizza, Cheeseburgers, Dumplings and Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches. In order to satiate the Orochi's hunger the villagers decide to sacrifice one of their maidens to the Serpent. A lottery is held to determine who the sacrifice will be. Susanoo met Kushinada Haruno and the Foot-Stroking-Elder and Hand-Stroking-Elder told Susanoo the about their seven Daughters were eaten by the Eight Headed Serpent each year, who lived in the Lake near the Village at Mount Sentsu and then ravaged the Village in Izumo demanding maidens as sacrifices. Susanoo turned Kushinada into a kushi 櫛 "comb" for safekeeping. The Elders bultied walls, at each gate tie [together] eight platforms, on each platform put a liquor-vat, and into each vat pour the eight-fold refined liquor, and wait. As the Liquor was brewed, Orochi hid a vast enormous treasure in it's Castle. So as they waited after having thus prepared everything in accordance with his bidding, the eight-forked serpent came truly as [the old man] had said, and immediately dipped a head into each vat, and drank the liquor. Thereupon it was intoxicated with drinking, and all [the heads] lay down and slept. Then Susanoo Uzumaki drew the Ryuseken Blade that was augustly girded on him, splitting the Serpent into Eight and sealed the First Serpent within Honey D. Okaina and found the Ame no Murakumo inside the Serpent's Flesh and thus making Girouette the Jinjuriki of the monster and the Biometal User. After Susanoo and Kushinada wed, The Shinobi constructed the house for them and living the lives with the couples children.

Orochi Seal

Fortress Serpent sealed within Paul Gekko

After Childbirth, Okaina chose the  two successors of the Izumo's new Susanoo, Kyoji Gekko and Paul Gekko. The Second Eight Headed Serpent was sealed within Kyoji. Paul Gekko was chosen by the Third Eight Headed Serpent in Biometal Form. Girouette dies after giving Paul Gekko the Tailed Beast in Biometal Form as a present.

Godom Empire Downfall ArcEdit

Gundam battles Godom Dragon

Paul Battling Godom Dragon

Main article: Curse of the Dark Culture

The Savior summons Paul Gekko with the Full Eight Headed Dragon form to defeat the Godom Emperor's Giant Dragon and finally the Downfall of the Godom Empire was fulfilled.

Shippuden ArcEdit

Orochi continues to feel that it's Jinjuriki is opening the seal thus, granting him any ability. Orochi's loyal servants, Hakkesshu continue to work to break its seal until Paul Gekko is in the Tailed Beast State and Seed Mode. Meanwhile, a mysterious young man called Ash Crimson and Ash's Counterpart is taking all the three sacred treasures (the Yata Mirror, the Yasakani Jewel, and the Kusanagi Sword) one by one. With the seal broken, Orochi is free to enter the mortal realm once again, and Orochi cannot be contained with the treasures missing. With Ash Crimson fading to oblivion, and Paul Gekko recieving the Kusanagi, Yagami and Yasakani Jewel, Paul Gekko can use the Orochi in Seed Mode, if the need arises.

Zeref ArcEdit

Paul Gekko's Pokemon Zygarde collecting the keys to Zeref's seal that was inside Eight Treasure Chests in Yggdrasil Island. Zeref is then shocked to see Paul Gekko, saying that he has "grown". Shocked by the Dark Mage's words, Paul Gekko entered Tailed Beast Form to supress Zeref. Paul Gekko manages to bring Zeref to Umigakure to be treated well by Lan.

Ka Boa Bu ArcEdit

Paul Gekko Paul fought and finally weakened Fuu, Naruto Uzumaki and Killer B. Sine Paul finally defeated the Three Jinjuriki, Cloud and Paul met at Side 3 and Hotaru befriended the Rivals and their preacious ones. Unfortunately Cloud have taken the Three Knocked out Jinjuriki to the Ka Boa Bu the Space Fortress that makes Paul anxious about rescuing them in Mecha King Ghidorah but was blocked by Tifa and her Shadowy Mobile Armor. Yami, Kuro Akatsuki's General then tries to take advantage of Sasuke's hatred to help him defeat Mecha King Ghidorah. Sasuke, however, having learned the truth about Itachi, sided with his brother over Kuro Akatsuki and Paul summons Izanagi to weaken the General Yami and Itachi then admits to Konoha's dark side, but still firmly considers himself a Konoha ninja, greatly shocking Sasuke. Admitting to his own faults for how Sasuke turned out, Itachi promises to tell him something important after the battle, which he intends to finish with "Izanami". Itachi explained the mechanism behind Izanami and when he used it. Seemingly angered when Itachi told him why he used a technique that could be cancelled by the victim, Sasuke listens as Itachi explained his reasons for doing so, before Itachi tells him that he would be stopping the Impure World Reincarnation. Resigned to the fact that he could not change his brother's mind, Sasuke told Itachi that it was because he remembered his time with Itachi that he would not give up his vendetta against Konoha and in the same manner that Itachi strived to protect it, he would destroy it. With that, he wished his brother farewell before he noticed Itachi walking towards him with his hand outstretched. Itachi then explains to Sasuke that what Danzō and Tobi had told him had been the truth: he had been given the choice to either die along with his clan or to kill the Uchiha, protecting the village and Sasuke. Itachi reaches Sasuke and puts his hand on the back of Sasuke's head and his forehead on his, telling him that he knows that he can't change Sasuke's mind, but no matter what path he chose, he would love Sasuke forever. Sasuke then watches as his brother's soul is released from the Impure World Reincarnation, leaving him with Paul and Yami. Paul's Vision that Sasuke used to locate Cloud. Unfortunately Paul's Vision was true. Sasuke saw The Nine Tails extracted from Naruto along with the Two Tailed Beasts extreacted from Jinjuriki by Cloud's Fully designed Gedo Statue like Mobile Armor. Regareded to this ability Paul Gekko and Kyoji uses their Tailed Beast State, Yuki Imai uses the Version 2 State, Takeshi uses the Initial State and Honey D. Paul and Okaina uses their Tailed Beast State too for the Final Battle in Ka Boa Bu to face Ten-Tails (Shinju) and Cloud. With the all of the efforts of Team Kyoji, Team Takashi and Team Okaina and the Hylians and Orochi, They manage to separate the Nine of the Tailed Beasts from the Apsalus Dragon and halted the Infinite Tsukuyomi Genjutsu.

AbilitiesEdit

Final Susanoo Equipped Gundam

Orochi wearing Susanoo

Main article: Paul's Jinjuriki Forms

Fortress Gundam grows fat by feasting on women, pizza and malts. The center head along with the other heads can use any ability when it has infinite chakra.

Tailed Beast AbilitiesEdit

  • Tailed Beast Ball: Orochi can shoot Beams from it's mouths. In other variations, it has the ability to project highly destructive energy in different ways. It can fire an immense energy beam from its mouth which packs enough power to destroy the fleet of airships, airplanes and spaceships leaving only the flagship of each fleet remaining.
  • Flight: Orochi has the ability to fly in the Sky.
  • Telepathy: Orochi can use the transmission of information from one person to another without using any of our known sensory channels or physical interaction.
  • Missile Shooting: Orochi can shoot energy bullets from it's eight necks which can decimates entire buildings and project clusters of energy balls.

Legend of Yuri AbilitiesEdit

  • Inferno Blast: It can breathe Fire from it's Mouths.
  • Fortress: Fortress Gundam can pick up a Gunpla in a box and tossed the contents into the air, pulled out his Clippers, and built the SD in a matter of seconds.

Snake AbilitiesEdit

  • Elemental Attacks (Fire, Water, Earth, Wind, Darkness, Light, Poison and Lightning)
  • Bites
  • Head Swings
  • Immortality

Special AttacksEdit

  • Water Release: Jet Stream Flash Flood Cannon (水リリース:ジェットストリーム鉄砲水キャノン, Mizu rirīsu: Jettosutorīmu teppōmizu Kyanon): Dive under the River, Ocean or the Lake that make a Enormous Tidal Wave.
  • Human Bullet Chocolate (肉弾チョコレート, Nikudan Chokorēto): The User charging up his Hot chocolate from it's chakra powers and shoots the Hot Chocolate laser on the opponent.
  • Blood Dragon Regeneration (血龍昇天, Ketsuryū Shōten): In the Valley of Hell, the blood form of Fortress Gundam can regenerate it's heads without concentration.

Vehicle AbilitiesEdit

Wheel Physical MovementEdit
  • This Ability allows the Wheels to act as the legs for a vehicle.
  • Fortress Gundam has the Abilities of a race car from Speed Racer.
Darkwing Music ApperanceEdit
  • This Ability was to unleash the Genjutsu that causes them to be feared and surprised. This Jutsu was the Strongest and the most dangerous that the Uchiha feared.

Favorite Food Edit

  • Women
  • Pizza
  • CheeseBurgers
  • Milkshakes

Favorite SlavesEdit

GekomonEdit

  • The Population of Gekomon was force to put the Digital Data into Oreo Milkshakes.

HumansEdit

  • The People are forced to offer their daughter to The Dragon as a Sacrifice.

Favorite ServantsEdit

TimonEdit

  • Timon was a Meerkat, who can speak any Language.

PumbaaEdit

  • Pumbaa was a Warthog, who loves to eat bugs with Timon.

HakkeshuEdit

"Hakkeshu" or "Haketsu", is the name of the followers of Orochi in The King of Fighters series of fighting games.

MembersEdit
  • Leopold Goenitz - Wind: can control the currents of the wind. (Presumed defeated and dead as of The King of Fighters '96)
  • Yashiro Nanakase - Earth: has power over the earth (Sacrificed himself in The King of Fighters '97)
  • Shermie - Lightning: can use electric currents (Sacrificed herself in The King of Fighters '97)
  • Chris - Flame: can control blue tinted flames (Sacrificed himself in The King of Fighters '97)
  • Mature - Light: heighten raw instinct (Murdered by Iori Yagami in The King of Fighters '96; can manifest a solid form using shadows)
  • Vice - Death: unmatched physical strength (Murdered by Iori Yagami in The King of Fighters '96|KoF '96; can manifest a solid form using shadows)
  • Ryuji Yamazaki - Darkness: increased brutality with unknown results. It should be noted that Yamazaki has no interest in resurrecting Orochi; normally, Orochi bloodline members of this mindset are eliminated, like Gaidel, but Yamazaki is too strong for any of the other members to take on, making him something of a "Wild Card". The only pure Hakkesshu alive currently.
  • Gaidel - Claw: slashing energy (Killed by his own daughter Leona under Goenitz's influence)
  • Nothingness / Matter - Assigned to no one, Orochi uses this power to appear in the physical realm. Rugal Bernstein tried to claim this power for his own but couldn't contain it.
  • The Four Heavenly Kings of Orochi (四天王, Shiten Ou) - The four strongest warriors in the Hakkesshu among The Eight Heads. They control elements of nature, possess some of Orochi's original abilities, and can activate the Riot of the Blood in people who are susceptible to it. Orochi can probably incarnate in them, as he did with Chris. Their moves are all written using the Cyrillic alphabet.
    • Leopold Goenitz
    • Yashiro Nanakase
    • Shermie
    • Chris

Evil ArmyEdit

LeadersEdit
  • Saiki (Trapped in the Present; Fate Unknown--Possibly Deceased)
MembersEdit
  • Magaki (deceased, killed by Shion in retaliation for being trapped in an unknown dimension created by the former)
  • Shion (whereabouts unknown, trapped in an unknown dimension)
  • Mukai (deceased, killed by Saiki due to insubordination and had his abilities ursurped)
  • Botan (whereabouts unknown)
  • Shroom (whereabouts unknown)
  • One unnamed youth dressed in black (named Rimelo in the The King of Fighters XII manhua only)
  • One muscled, tall, tan skinned man, sporting a mustache
  • One blonde, long-haired female
  • One red-haired male
  • An obese male
  • A child
  • One unnamed old man (appearing only in The King of Fighters 2003 ending)
  • Paul Takamaki (Retired, Joined the Izumogakure)

EnemiesEdit

AlliesEdit

QuotesEdit

Yoshi meets Orochi

Orochi at Yoshi Island

  • (To Suasanoo Uzumaki before being sealed away) Why You, Susano of the Storm! ....Why You! {己....うずまきスサノオ, Onore... Uzumaki Susanoo!! ....SAMA!!!!
  • (To Kyoji Gekko) I will Give you Power for the greater freedom.... Kyoji. {私は、大きな自由のためにあなたの力を与える.... キョウジ, Watashi wa, ōkina jiyū no tame ni anata no chikara o ataeru.... Kyoji-Kun.
  • (To Paul Gekko) I will Give you Power to what you desire greatly.... Naruto. {私はあなたが非常に望むものにあなたの力を与える....ナルト, Watashi wa anata ga hijō ni nozomu mono ni anata no chikara o ataeru.... Naruto}.
  • (Astral Blow on any opponent) You will see what true battling Power is! Behold!!! The Power of Darkness!!!! {は真の強さはどのように戦っているが表示されます!見よ!闇の力!, Wa shin no tsuyo-sa wa dono yō ni tatakatte iruga hyōji sa remasu! Miyo! Yami no chikara!}.
  • (Snake Hiss)
  • (Dragon Roar)
  • (Angry Roar)
  • (TitanoBoa Hiss)
  • (To Paul Gekko): Your a frail little prince... You should be grateful to me.
  • (Imperial Cry)

TriviaEdit

GamesEdit

In Mega Man ZX AdventEdit

Biometal Model o was eventually the Orochi in the Katana form and chose Paul Gekko as a lonely orphan.

In Megaman SeriesEdit
In Final FantasyEdit
  • Fortress Gundam has a Voice of Sephiroth and the Voice of the Shinra Banshou from Nabari World Series.
In King of FightersEdit
Orochi Battle

Orochi Battling Link and Susanoo

  • Orochi's original appearance was that of a serpent with 8 heads and tails, having a length well over 8 hills and valleys, possessed trees on its body, and had flaming, crimson eyes.

OthersEdit

Link sealing Yamata no Orochi

Link Sealing Orochi

GunplaEdit
  • The Fortress Serpent's Body was made of Gundanium.
In InuyashaEdit
  • Orochi, who was slain by Inuyasha, bears the resemblance of Fortress Gundam.
MythologyEdit
  • In Japanese mythology, Yamata no Orochi is a humongous eight-headed and eight-tailed serpent-dragon who terrorized a family by eating one of the eight of the couple's daughters per year until it was slain by Susa-no-O when it was about to eat the eight daughter. Inside its body contained the legendary sword Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi.
CarsEdit
BlazblueEdit
  • Fortress arouse from the cave and destroyed half of the World was based on the Black Beast before the start of the BlazBlue Games.
Mobile Suit GundamEdit
In Naruto Myth WikiEdit
ReferencesEdit

The Orochi using a Tidal Wave to attack is the reference to Moby Dick the Sperm Whale.

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Mythological ParallelsEdit

  • Multi-headed animals are rare in biology but common in mythology and heraldry. Multi-headed dragons, like the 8-headed Orochi and 3-headed Trisiras above, are a common motif in comparative mythology. For instance, multi-headed dragons in Greek mythology include the wind-god Typhon who had several polycephalic offspring, including the 9-headed Lernaean Hydra and the 100-headed Ladon, both slain by Hercules.
  • Comparing folklore about polycephalic dragons and serpents, 8-headed creatures are less common than 7- or 9-headed ones. Among Japanese numerals, ya or hachi 八 can mean "many; varied" (e.g., yaoya 八百屋 [lit. "800 store"] "greengrocer; jack-of-all-trades"). De Visser (1913:150) says the number 8 is "stereotypical" in legends about kings or gods riding dragons or having their carriages drawn by them. Smith (1919:212), who quotes the orochi myth with "seven or eight heads" and compares a Celtic dragon, says, "The seven-headed dragon is found also in the Scottish dragon-myth, and the legends of Cambodia, India, Persia, Western Asia, East Africa, and the Mediterranean area." Smith (1919:215) identifies the mythic 7- or 8-headed dragons with the 7-spiked Pteria spider shell or 8-tentacled octopus.
  • The Demonic Nine Tailed Fox was an example of the Multi Tailed or Multi Headed Aninal, Utakata was a powerful shinobi of Kirigakure, who at some point became the jinchūriki of the Six-Tails, Saiken. In his life as a loyal shinobi of the Kiri, he would come to be a student under Harusame and Hachibi are one of the Examples of the Multi Tailed Monsters.

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