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Gargos

UltraTech File - Gargos

Gargos is an ancient creature spawned from the Astral Plane. Sadistic, vain and utterly megalomaniacal, this nightmarish entity rampaged across his own dimension, killing all who opposed him and siphoning their powers, eventually becoming the supreme Shadow Lord—a master of Shadow Energy.

For thousands of years Gargos has attempted to take over other worlds, including the Earth; but he was always thwarted by the benevolent Astral beings known as Ichoriens. These demigods sent Astral Spirits to aid humans in their battles against Gargos; and sometimes gave Astral powers to human warriors, like the immortal Barbarian called Tusk.

Gargos finally vanquished the once mighty Ichoriens; and the last good Astral denizens—the Guardians—fled that plane, escaping to other dimensions. They sealed off the Astral Plane behind them so that Gargos could never taint another world with his corruption.

But then Gargos used his telepathic abilities to manipulate an Earthling—the nefarious sorcerer Kan-Ra—into reopening the gateway between the two worlds. Now the Shadow Lord is bent on spreading his corruption across the globe, and turning humans into his slaves forever.

Moves List

Special Moves

  • Reckoning
    Light Kick is an Opener that travels horizontally and causes a Stagger. Medium Kick has brief upper body invulnerability and travels at an angle. Heavy Kick has invulnerability on startup, hits overhead and travels vertically.
  • Eternal Reckoning
    Perform while in the air. Light Kick travels horizontally. Medium Kick travels down forward. Heacy Kick hits overhead and travels down vertically. Causes a Stagger on hit.
  • Oblivion
    Gargos punches through portals. Light Punch can be used as an Opener from any distance. Medium Punch knocks the opponent down. Heavy Punch causes a ground bounce. Tracks opponent's last location.
  • Devil's Divide
    Gargos grabs the opponent by their neck. Gargos can then press any button or direction to perform follow up attacks during Devil's Divide. Waiting automatically performs a Sadistic Drop. Air version always performs Sadistic Drop. See Devil's Divide Follow Ups for more information.

Shadow Attacks

  • Minion Summon (Izzik)
    Gargos summons an Izzik minion. Izzik can take up to 2 hits before dying.
  • Minion Summon (Dretch)
    Gargos summons a Dretch minion. Dretch can take up to 3 hits before dying.
  • Shadow Reckoning
    Gargos performs a multi-hitting attack that travels horizontally. Has projectile invulnerability.
  • Shadow Oblivion
    Gargos unleashes a flurry of punches.
  • Shadow Devil's Divide
    Gargos hops forward and performs a devastating Devil's Divide through the Astral Plane. Has throw invulnerability.

Combo Openers

  • Devil's Divide
    Gargos grabs the opponent by their neck.
  • Reckoning
    Gargos performs an attack that travels horizontally.
  • Eternal Reckoning
    Perform while in the air. Light Kick travels horizontally. Medium Kick travels down forward. Heavy Kick hits overhead and travels down vertically. Causes a Stagger on hit.
  • Oblivion
    Gargos punches through a portal at any distance.
  • Shadow Reckoning
    Gargos performs a multi-hitting attack that travels horizontally. Has projectile invulnerability.
  • Shadow Oblivion
    Gargos unleashes a flurry of punches.

Combo Linkers

  • Reckoning
    Carry Linker. Gargos performs a spinning attack that travels horizontally.
  • Oblivion
    Ranged Linker. Gargos punches through a portal.
  • Shadow Reckoning
    Gargos performs an attack that hits 5 times and travels horizontally.
  • Shadow Oblivion
    Gargos unleashes a series of punches through the Astral Plane. Can be performed at any range.

Finishers

  • Ultra
    Performs a ruthless series of attacks.
  • Stage Ultra
    Only available on certain stages. Requires specific positioning in the arena.

Gargos News

Gargos Trailer & KI Teases

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Gargos Comes to Killer Instinct May 27th

Gargos is here! Well, sort of. Happy to say that Gargos launches for Ultra Edition owners on May 27th – not at midnight, rather, in the morning hours Pacific time…. Read More

Gargos Live Stream Thursday May 19th

Gargos’ Live Stream reveal is slated for May 19th! See you Thursday.

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