List of Power Rangers Samurai characters
Power Rangers Samurai and Super Samurai are the 2011 and 2012 seasons of Power Rangers, respectively, telling the story of the battle between the Samurai Rangers and the evil Master Xandred's Nighloks.
- 1 Samurai Power Rangers
- 2 Zords
- 3 Arsenal
- 4 Allies
- 5 Villains
- 6 References
Samurai Power Rangers
The Samurai Rangers are descendants of samurai who reside at the Shiba House, their base of operations and use the kanji-based power called Symbol Power, which is passed down from one generation to the next. Symbol Power allows them to turn thoughts into power and summon various objects.
Once becoming a Ranger, they must stay clear of their friends and family to keep them safe from becoming a target of the Nighloks. The Shiba House is protected by special Defensive Symbols to keep the Rangers safe. They use a Gap Sensor to detect the presence of a Nighlok and its whereabouts.
The Rangers all carry "Spin Swords" that can utilize Samurai Disks. When a disk is attached to it, the Spin Sword acts as a praxinoscope and it powers up depending on the disk itself. The Spin Swords can be transformed into each of the Rangers signature weapon. When the Rangers summon their Zords, each Spin Sword transforms into a "Mega Blade". In the Zords’ cockpit, the Mega Rangers fold their Mega Blade and insert it and attach the standard Samurai Disk to the piloting system.
The Gold Ranger has a personally unique weapon: The Barracuda Blade, which acts similar to the spins swords in the sense that it can also utilize Samurai disks. Because the Gold Ranger doesn't have his own Spin Sword, he instead sheaths his Barracuda Blade, sets it aside and summons a Mega Blade once he's summoned his Zords. The show is all about friendship, love and bravery.
Upon entering battle, the team morphs by calling "Go, Go Samurai!" and writing their respective Ranger symbol with their morphers: The Samuraizers. The Gold Ranger has a unique Morphing call and instead states "Samurai Morpher, Gold Power!" After morphing the whole group then states their motto "Rangers Together, Samurai Forever!".
Jayden Shiba is a young man descended from the Red Ranger Shiba family. He was raised since childhood by Mentor Ji after his father gave him the Lion Folding Zord before his final battle. He is the 18th leader of the Samurai Power Rangers. Jayden is generally calm and serious, though he considers others' feelings and is willing to do anything to help his friends.
Jayden is always concerned for the other Rangers, even once attempted to leave and fight alone to put them out of risk and initially refused to allow Antonio to join them for the same reason. His excellent fighting skills make him the target of a mysterious half-Nighlok, half-human warrior named Deker, who wants to find a formidable opponent for his katana Uramasa. It is hinted several times that he is keeping a secret from the other Rangers, which often troubles him but he reminds himself it's for their safety. In the episode "There go the brides" he plays Mia's husband-to-be in order to save the missing brides.
Being the only Ranger that can master a special sealing character that can seal away the leader of the Nighloks: Master Xandred, the other Rangers are very protective of him and are often willing to put themselves in harms way for his safety, which constantly troubles him. As the series progress he becomes more open with them and accepts the fact that they are a team.
In a fight against Deker, Deker states that he has become weaker because he relies on his team mates now as opposed to fighting alone as he did previously. Mentor Ji assures him this is not true and that he brings honor to all the Red Rangers before him.
Jayden's secret is finally revealed in the episode "Fight Fire with Fire." Jayden was not the true Red ranger but was rather standing in for his older sister Lauren, who was sent into hiding as a child to avoid being targeted by the Nighloks as she was the only one who could master the sealing symbol and not Jayden. After Lauren takes her place at the Shiba House as the true Red Ranger, Jayden decides to leave the Shiba House no longer having any purpose there much to the other Rangers dismay. After one final battle with Deker, the other Rangers convince him to return before the reawakening of Master Xandred. After Lauren's Sealing Symbol failed to forever seal away Master Xandred, she relinquishes leadership of the team back to Jayden. Alongside the other Samurai Rangers, Jayden uses Shogun mode to destroy Master Xandred, and then the Samurai Megazord to defeat him for good.
After the final battle, Jayden stays at the Shiba house with Mentor Ji, finally learning to have fun now that his samurai duties are over, with Mentor Ji even giving him a new red colored guitar as a victory gift.
He would later appear to provide assistance to the Power Rangers Super Megaforce, allowing them to make use of the Double Disc to battle an enemy. He and his teammates would then join the army of veteran Rangers who battle alongside the Megaforce Rangers against the Armada.
As the Red Ranger, he is the Samurai of Fire and his personal weapon is the Fire Smasher, with the Bullzooka serving as his secondary weapon. The Fire Smasher can enter "Cannon Blast Mode" when used any auxiliary Zord disk. He pilots the Lion Folding Zord, the Tiger Zord, and the Bull Zord. The Lion Disk and the Lightning Disk allow him to use the moves "Blazing Strike" and "Lightning Fury" respectively. When both Disks are used in combination with two Spin Swords, Jayden can use the "Blazing Storm" attack. He can use the Black Box to access his Super Mode or the Shark Disk to access Shark Attack Mode. When piloting a zord he morphs into his Mega Mode form. He will morph into Super Mega Mode or Mega Shark Mode if he was in Super Mode or Shark Attack mode prior to morphing. Using the Shogun Buckle he can access Shogun Mode.
Jayden Shiba is portrayed by Alex Heartman. As a child, he is portrayed by George Beca.
Kevin is a young man who gave up his dream of swimming in the Olympics to become the Blue Samurai Ranger. Due to his strict upbringing, he is extremely enthusiastic and takes his Ranger duties very seriously. His fierce loyalty and enthusiasm brings much comic relief. He lives a very disciplined lifestyle and is never late due to his self-planned daily training schedule. Kevin is also the engineer behind many of the Samurai Combinations, having figured out how to combine the Samurai Battlewing with the Megazord. He was initially unreceptive towards Antonio, as he felt Antonio was not a true Samurai and was "just goofing around" but after seeing Antonio's dedication, he finally accepted him as a true Samurai, and have feelings for Lauren.
Kevin is the closest in terms of skill to Jayden. As such Kevin is typically the one to lead the other Rangers in Jayden's absence. He also appreciates Mike's creativity, however the Green Ranger's lazy nature tends to annoy him. Nevertheless, the two of them work well as a team. After the final battle, Kevin goes back to his swimming career, planning to train for the Olympic qualifying tournament.
Like the other Rangers, he later appeared as part of the Ranger Army in Super Megaforce where they helped the Megaforce Rangers fight the Armada.
As the Blue Ranger, he is the Samurai of Water and his personal weapon is the Hydro Bow. He pilots the Dragon Folding Zord and the Swordfish Zord. The Dragon Disk allows him to use his signature move "Dragon Splash". He can also use the Swordfish Disk with his Hydro Bow to fire a special healing mist.
He can use the Black Box to access his Super Mode or the Shark Disk to access Shark Attack Mode. When piloting a zord he morphs into his Megamode form. He will morph into Super Mega Mode or Mega Shark Mode if he was in Super Mode or Shark Attack mode prior to morphing. Using the Shogun Buckle he can access Shogun Mode.
Kevin is portrayed by Najee De-Tiege.
Mike is an avid video gamer and the lazy rebel of the group. He is very close friends to Kevin and Emily. Mike also wants to be as strong as Jayden and therefore sometimes trains rigorously to improve his skills.
Being the slacker of the group, he is very irresponsible and once skipped out on training when he felt that he was not doing well to hang out with his old friends. He can also be somewhat cocky and tends to joke around, but he is kind and usually means well. While Mike is not as skilled as Jayden and Kevin, Mike is very crafty and tricky sometimes outwitting what would otherwise be a difficult enemy. His creativity is what allows him to defeat tough opponents.
He often clashes with Kevin; however' they are still the best of friends. He respects Kevin's stronger technique but will often deny it. Mentor Ji had trouble training him at first due to his lifestyle, but later they become more cooperative and Mike improves his Symbol Power, allowing him to access the powers of the Beetle Disk.
Throughout the series it is hinted that Mike has feelings for Emily. This is confirmed when, by the final episode, they are now in a relationship and Mike plans to travel with her back to her home to care for her sister under the guise that he will help her move her stuff.
In Super Megaforce, Mike is among the Rangers who assist the Megaforce Rangers in the final battle against the Warstar Armada.
As the Green Ranger, he is the Samurai of the Forest and his personal weapon is the Forest Spear. He pilots the Bear Folding Zord and the Beetle Zord. The Bear Disk allows him to use his signature move "Forest Vortex". He can also use the Beetle Disk with his Forest Spear to extend its range and power. He can use the Black Box to access his Super Mode or the Shark Disk to access Shark Attack Mode. When piloting a zord he morphs into his Megamode form. He will morph into Super Mega Mode or Mega Shark Mode if he was in Super Mode or Shark Attack mode prior to morphing. Using the Shogun Buckle he can access Shogun Mode.
Mike is portrayed by Hector David, Jr, who was one of the handful of veteran Ranger actors to appear in the Super Megaforce finale, as shown by his removal of his helmet.
Emily is a country girl and the youngest member of the team who becomes the Yellow Samurai Ranger. She is close to her older sister Serena who had been training to be the Yellow Samurai Ranger. When Serena became ill, Emily stepped up to take her place. Emily is deeply respectful of Jayden and wants to help the team in any way she can.
As a child Emily was severely bullied, and as a result she has rather low self-esteem, often putting herself down and saying she is clumsy and not fit to be a Ranger. Emily used an old saying "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" to help her get through her childhood. She can also be seen playing a flute, due to her sister playing a flute to make her feel better every time someone picked on her. She idolizes Mia and strives to become more like her. As the series progresses, she becomes more confident and braver and no longer doubts herself or her abilities. It is occasionally implied that she reciprocates Mike's feelings for her. After the final battle, she goes back home to care for her sister, along with Mike, with whom she is now in a relationship.
In Super Megaforce, Emily is among the Rangers who help the Megaforce Rangers in the final battle against the Warstar Armada. As the Yellow Ranger, she is the Samurai of Earth and her personal weapon is the Earth Splicer. She pilots the Ape Folding Zord. The Ape Disk allows her to use her signature move "Seismic Swing." She can use the Black Box to access her Super Mode or the Shark Disk to access Shark Attack Mode. When piloting a zord she morphs into her Megamode form. She will morph into Super Mega Mode or Mega Shark Mode if she was in Super Mode or Shark Attack Mode prior to morphing. Using the Shogun Buckle she can access Shogun Mode.
Emily is portrayed by Brittany Anne Pirtle, who later returned for the Super Megaforce finale as part of the veteran ranger army. As a child, she is portrayed by Lara Hodgson.
Mia Watanabe is a strong-willed girl who acts as the big sister to the team. She loves children and worked at an orphanage prior to becoming the Pink Samurai Ranger. Though she is a terrible cook (none of the Rangers can stomach her cooking except for Lauren), Mia tries her best in order to achieve her dreams and she thinks her cooking is brilliant. Mia's maturity rings the team together and comforts any one of them that's feeling down. She also acts as an idol to Emily, who wants to be more like her. She is the second ranger to access super samurai mode and shogun mode after Jayden.In the episode THERE GO THE BRIDES,she plays as a wife of Jayden in order to find the missing brides. That does not mean that they are in love according to the story plot.
It is later revealed that she has a younger brother named Terrence who she calls Terry for short, and also that she is a singer. She was somewhat sympathetic towards Dayu after she witnessed the tragic events that befell Dayu but then later develops a strong hatred of her after Dayu attacked Emily while Mia was trying to reason with her. After the final battle, Mia enrolls in a culinary academy, much to the others' relief.
She would later join the Rangers in Super Megaforce who united to face the final attack of the Warstar Armada.
As the Pink Ranger, she is the Samurai of Sky and her personal weapon is the Sky Fan. She pilots the Turtle Folding Zord. The Turtle Disk allows her to use her signature move "Airway." She can use the Black Box to access her Super Mode or the Shark Disk to access Shark Attack Mode. When piloting a zord she morphs into her Megamode form. She will morph into Super Mega Mode or Mega Shark Mode if she was in Super Mode or Shark Attack Mode, prior to morphing. Using the Shogun Buckle, she can access Shogun Mode.
Mia is portrayed by Erika Fong.
Antonio Garcia is a fisherman and the tech wizard of the group. He happened to be a childhood friend of Jayden, training alongside him and receiving the Octozord from him and making a promise to aid him as a Samurai. He is considered to be Jayden's opposite, being hyperactive and expressive as Jayden is reserved and stoic. He is the only Ranger who is not of Samurai descent.
With his technological skills he created his own Morpher out of a trashed cellphone and by reverse engineering the Octozord. He also developed a way to channel symbol power through texting on his Morpher which allowed him to communicate with the Octozord. He is a very skilled cook, primarily with sea food, and will regularly prepare meals for the team. He is also shown to be a very skilled singer and guitar player.
When Antonio first appears he saves the other Rangers from the Nighlok Vulpes. In the subsequent episode he explains his past and his intent to join the team. However, Ji initially refuses to let Antonio join on the grounds that he lacks the proper training and discipline, and Jayden sides with this decision out of concern for Antonio's safety. However, when the Rangers are completely overpowered by the Nighlok Steeleto, they reconsider and allow Antonio to join. After joining the team he used his tech skills he to repair the Claw Zord and unlock both the Black Box and The Light Zord. After the final battle, Antonio goes on a global cruise ship fishing expedition.
He would later appear in Super Megaforce alongside his teammates as part of an army who came to the aid of the Megaforce Rangers.
As the Gold Ranger, he is the Samurai of Light and his personal weapon is the Barracuda Blade (a wakizashi that he uses in his high speed slash attacks, reminiscent of Iaido). The Barracuda Blade's special attack is the "Barracuda Bite", which slashes an enemy multiple times with energy strikes at incredible speeds. He pilots the Octo Zord and the Claw Zord. He also controls the Light Zord as his secondary weapon which can be also be enlarged to fight alongside the Megazord. The Light Zord's Signature move is the "Scattershot." The kanji on the LightZord's abdomen is "侍", which translates to "Samurai".
Antonio will return in Super Ninja Steel.
Antonio is portrayed by Steven Skyler. As a child, Antonio is portrayed by Connor Kerrigan. Voiced by Jeremy Birchall in the Clash of the Red Rangers: The Movie.
Lauren Shiba is Jayden's older sister and the true 18th leader of the Samurai Power Rangers. As the head of the Shiba House, Lauren is the actual Ranger who can master the special Sealing Symbol, passed down from previous generations and thus has a much stronger fire power. Because of this, she stayed in hiding while Jayden took her place to draw the Nighloks attention away from her. When she finally masters the Sealing Symbol that can defeat Master Xandred, she returns to the team. However, she did not appear with the team when they joined the veteran Ranger army in Super Megaforce.
She is kind and friendly to others, and a bit more open unlike Jayden. She cares deeply for her younger brother and was saddened by his departure from the team like the other Rangers. She is the only Ranger who enjoys Mia's cooking, much to the other Rangers' amazement,and she have feelings for Kevin the blue ranger.
As the true Red Ranger, she possesses all the same weapons and powers as Jayden, and her fighting skills are at least on par with Jayden's but has much more fire Symbol Power than her brother. She pilots the Lion Folding Zord as well as all of Jayden's other Zords.
Lauren uses the older version of the Samuraizer (originally her father's) which has a brush mode for writing Kanji as opposed to the modern versions which have LEDs instead. For unknown reasons, she did not appear as part of the Ranger army in Super Megaforce.
Lauren Shiba is portrayed by Kimberley Crossman.
- Samuraizers: The Samurai Rangers' morphers. The rangers use it to morph, to summon items (even horses), as well as to turn their personal emblems into giant FoldingZords. Once aboard the zords, the Samuraizers can also be used to execute attacks. Alternative to the Samuraizers, the Super Mega Rangers used Legendary Ranger Keys provided by Gosei to assume the corresponding Ranger forms as a Legendary Ranger Mode. While the open face of both the previous and current Samuraizers are identical, the tips are different. The previous samuraizer had a hidden brush on the tip area, while the current Samuraizer has an LED fixture. The modern form has a light atop the cellphone mode to execute symbol powers. It opens like a flip-top cell-phone. Unlike older Samuraizers, the current ones don't have the ability to fold another way into brushes. Like the Wild Force Growl Phone, the Mystic Morphers, the Overdrive Trackers and the Cell Shift Morphers, this one is cell-phone based. With the call "Samuraizer! Go Go Samurai!" and writing their respective Samurai Symbols of Power in the air, they initiate their morph from civilians, to their samurai garbs, to their Ranger form by clicking the center of the Samuraizer. Symbol Power is the basic power of the Samurai Rangers, based off of Japanese kanji. Using their Samuraizers to draw their respective kanji, or texting the kanji in Antonio's case, the rangers are able to morph, activate their zords, attack Nighlok, and many other feats. The symbol power however, seems very draining on the Rangers, such as when Kevin attempts to catch the Swordfish Zord and he lost consciousness, or when Antonio attempted to activate the Black Box and nearly passed out. When using Symbol Power the Rangers sometimes say "Symbol Power" or "Samurai Symbol" then the name of the symbol.
- Spin Swords: The Rangers' sole sidearms that function with their Power Discs. By using their personal Disks, decorated with their animal counterparts, the Rangers can execute their individual elemental attacks or morph the sword into their own personal weapons. *Spin Swords Attacks: These attacks can be executed with the spin sword and the standard black disk.
- Blazing Strike: Jayden's elemental attack. Can be performed when the Lion Disc is attached to the Spin Sword.
- Dragon Splash: Kevin's elemental attack. Can be performed with the Spin Sword and the Dragon Disc.
- Airway: Mia's elemental attack. Can be performed with the Spin Sword and the Turtle Disc.
- Forest Vortex: Mike's elemental attack. Can be performed with the Spin Sword and Bear Disc.
- Tree Symbol Strike: Mike's secondary attack. Using the Spin Sword, while in the Forest Vortex, Mike can create the forest symbol by slashing the enemy.
- Leaf Storm: Mike's third attack. Can be performed with the Spin Sword and Bear Disk.
- Seismic Swing: Emily's elemental attack. Can be performed with the Spin Sword and Ape Disc.
- Earth Symbol Strike: Emily's secondary attack. She swings her Spin Sword drawing the Earth symbol in the air for a powerful strike.
- Primate Cyclone: Emily's third attack. She spins rapidly slashing the enemy with her Spin Sword.
- Quintuple Slash: The five core rangers can use their Spin Swords to fire their respective elements at the enemy at the same time. Antonio is shown being able to guide the attack to the enemy and powering up it's strength and speed, it's possible that he also adds his own element to it as well. The Rangers can also use a variation of the Quintuple Slash with Antonio replacing Jayden and using their individual weapons instead of their Spin Swords.
- Four Element Strike/Quadruple Slash: Mia, Mike, Kevin, and Emily can slash at their opponents while their Spin Swords are covered in their respective elements.
- Lightning Fury: Jayden's second attack which fires electricity. In order to use this attack, he must attach the Lightning Disk to a Spin Sword.
- Blazing Storm: A combination of Blazing Strike and Lightning Fury. A second Spin Sword must be used in order for it to be performed.
- Super Spin Sword Attacks: When the Super Samurai Rangers combining the Black Box with their respective Power Discs, they can shoot a supercharged version of their elemental attack. The Black Box then attaches to the Spin Sword magnifying its power.
- Super Blazing Strike: Can be performed when inserting the Lion Disc into the Black Box.
- Super Dragon Splash: Can be performed when inserting the Dragon Disc into the Black Box.
- Super Airway: Can be performed when inserting the Turtle Disc into the Black Box.
- Super Forest Vortex: Can be performed when inserting the Bear Disc into the Black Box.
- Super Primate Cyclone: Can be performed when inserting the Ape Disc into the Black Box.
- Fire Smasher: The Red Ranger's individual weapon. It resembles a Zanbato (means "horse slaying sword"). The Red Ranger is also able to change his Fire Smasher into a cannon mode powered by a disc from one of the auxiliary zords. The disc is placed on a peg close to the bracing area, while the other rangers' color disks are placed on one blunt side, armed for propulsion. In the final episode, Jayden used the Double Disc to summon two Fire Smashers.
- 5-Disc Beetle Cannon: Fire Smasher with the Beetle Disc.
- 5-Disc Swordfish Cannon: Fire Smasher with the Swordfish Disc.
- 5-Disc Tiger Cannon: Fire Smasher with the Tiger Disc.
- 5-Disc Octo Cannon: Fire Smasher with the Octo Disc.
- Multi-Disc Octo Cannon: Fire Smasher with the Octo Disc and powered by the Claw Disc.
- Hydro Bow: Blue Ranger's individual weapon. It resembles a yumi or Japanese bow and arrow, but also has been modernized to be all one piece and have a pump and sling propulsion system. To execute an arrow attack, the Blue Ranger pulls on the handle of the pump as one would an arrow and releases it to activate propulsion, mimicking the arm movements of one using an actual bow and arrow.
- Sky Fan: Pink Ranger's individual weapon. It resembles a tessen, a Japanese war fan, and includes a decorative tassel. The pink disk goes on its back area.
- Forest Spear: Green Rangers' individual weapon. It resembles a yari, or a Japanese spear. By attaching a disk to the back, a blade appears at the top of the spear.
- Earth Slicer: Yellow Ranger's individual weapon. It resembles a large shuriken with black blades.
- Mega Blades: When the Rangers summon their Zords with the Samuraizers, their Spin Swords transform into Mega Blades. In the Zords’ cockpit, the Mega Rangers fold their Mega Blade and insert it and attach the standard Power Disc to the piloting system. Because the Gold Ranger doesn't have his own Spin Sword, he instead sheaths his Barracuda Blade, sets it aside and summons a Mega Blade once he's summoned his zords (instead of having the Barracuda Blade change into one).
- Gold Samuraizer: Ji is shown to have a gold version of the modern day Samuraizer that can both contact the rangers and use symbol power, though its unknown if his Samuraizer has a morphing function. The symbol power it generates is golden brown.
- Gold Samurai Morpher: Gold Ranger's morpher. It is somewhat a slimmer, less colorful version of the Samuraizer. It is entirely silver parts and lacks the black strip down the middle when open. The "scroll" design on the back is not present on the flip cover. It is kept on the left but only half as thick. The flip cover still has a clock display and a stylized "Power Rangers" lettering, much like the Samuraizer, though it appears on the flat area. Antonio uses it to text his symbol power. He uses it primarily to power up other items, or to make his OctoZord or ClawZord giant-sized. It is unknown how Antonio created the Morpher but it is apparent that he reverse-engineered the Ranger's Samurai technology in order to utilize symbol power and be by Jayden's side as he battles the Nighlok. His utility of the Samurai Morpher as well as the powers that came with it earned him a spot in the Samurai Rangers team. Alternative to the Samurai Morpher, the Super Mega Rangers used a Legendary Ranger Key provided by Gosei to assume the corresponding Ranger form as a Legendary Ranger Mode. Antonio uses the Samurai Morpher to Morph into the Gold Samurai Ranger by spinning it, calling out "Samurai Morpher! Gold Power!" (late replaced by "Go, Go, Samurai!") and pressing the central button, which initiates the transformation, Antonio stands in front of the Kanji for Light and sweeps his arms. He then gets suited up.
- Barracuda Blade: Gold Ranger's personal weapon, a Tantō that he uses in his high speed slash attacks. The Barracuda Blade its capable of being used for the Sheath Slash technique, which is impossible. His final strike is the Barracuda Bite, which slashes the Nighlok enemy multiple times with energy strikes. The Barracuda Blade is sheathed and kept away when Gold Ranger is in Mega Mode.
- Barracuda Bite: Antonio's high speed slash attack, which attacks the enemy multiple times with energy strikes or multiple slashes.
- Black Box: The magical and technological talisman that can combine the symbol powers of all the Samurai Rangers. It was created by the first Red Samurai Ranger but was unable to complete it. The rangers recognize how much using the Black Box could drain them but eventually decide to retrieve it from Daisuke at The Tengen Gate. Daisuke claims that it was the most powerful Samurai weapon ever conceived and that few even know of its existence. Ji, recognizing Antonio's symbol power and symbol hacking skills, asks him to complete it using his Samurai Morpher to channel the other rangers' symbol power into it.
- Shark Sword: It's can morph into the Shark Sword using the maroon-colored Shark Disc. The blade and hilt transforms into a stylized shark design scheme, while most parts retain the appearance of the Spin Sword. The Shark Sword is able to extend to great lengths and acts like a whip sword. The tip of the Sword can also be used to bite into enemies. Its attack is the Shark Sword Strike. It can also be enlarged. The Shark Sword allows whomever's in Shark Attack Mode to summon the Shark Zord (essentially an oversized version of itself), and while the Samurai Ranger is in Mega Shark Mode and can combine with the Samurai Megazord to form Samurai Shark Megazord. The Shark Sword overrides the Red Ranger's need to use the Mega Blade in the cockpit. While in the cockpit, unlike the Mega Blades, it is not used in the console but held freely in its sword mode. It should be noted that the Shark Disk was used once with a Nitro Sword in order to have the blade behave like the Shark Sword. The Shark Sword also was used by Troy, the Megaforce Red Ranger, in the final battle with Emperor Mavro.
- Bullzooka: The bazooka styled similarly to the Bull Megazord's zord mode. The Bullzooka is powered by its own disc that bursts out with a gigantic blow blast. Upon the Bullzooka's introduction, the Bull Megazord carries its own gigantic version to use along side its Rotating Blaster.
- Super Bullzooka: The combination of Bullzooka, Spin Sword, and Black Box. With the Spin Sword being affixed to its top/back portion, the sword's tip forms a third 'edge', adding to the horns of the bull. The weapon can be wielded by any ranger in Super Mode, but primarily by the Red Ranger. When activated, the bull on the bazooka roars and energizes its blast.
- Shogun Buckle: It's the part of the Super Mega Mode or Mega Shark Mode costume once any Ranger utilizes the Black Box or the Shark Disc. While it functions as no more than a Disk Buckle in Super and Mega Modes, once the Shogun Disk is inserted, the Samurai Rangers can access the Shogun Mode.
- Disc Buckle: That generates whatever Power Disc is needed for any particular purpose. It doesn't appear to store all the discs at once but provides them one at a time that the one samurai ranger wants. The design resembles a portable CD player, except attached to a belt strip.
- Shogun Spear:The Bullzooka can also combine with the Mega Blade to form the Shogun Spear. Its handle folds in to make it one long bar and the handle of the Mega Blade attaches on the other end to form a staff. It is used along side the Shogun Mode as the Megazords' finishing attack with it slashing upon the cockpit to activate the finishing attack. It was used only once in the whole series.
- Light Zord Lantern and Blade mode: The Light Zord is originally in the form of a lantern with a blade. It is usually used by Antonio. It can also used to generate certain discs like the Shark Disc. It can also be used as a lantern.
- Lauren's Samuraizer: Lauren uses a previous Samuraizer design to transform into the Red Samurai Ranger. It was passed down to her from her father, who had been the previous Red Samurai Ranger. While mostly, it is identical to the current Samuraizers in appearance, it also has the ability to split vertically down the middle for a brush mode used to channel symbol power.
- Old Brush Forms: The Ancient Samurai Rangers have a brush-form Samuraizer stylized from wood. It predates and is similar to Lauren's, which was handed down to her by her father.
Power Discs (Samurai)
The Samurai Rangers' Power Discs are 'animation' discs that store symbol power for use with the Spin Sword, its various forms and their zords. The Rangers each initially have a Standard disc and a Power Disc based on their animal zords. There are other discs tied to zords that have been lost before but have been regained. When used with the Spin Sword, the discs are spun and the mirrored hilts reveal each discs animation as the power is summoned.
- Samurai Disc: The standard disc seen attached to the Spin Sword for basic attacks. When spun, it transforms the Spin Sword into a ranger's personal weapon. It is also installed onto their zord consoles and spun to start up the zords.
- Megazord Shield Disc: When spun during Megazord battles, this disc gives the Samurai Megazord a shield.
- Additional Power Discs: Each rangers disc serves two purposes. They power up the Spin Sword with each Ranger's element, as well as serve as attachments to the Rangers' personal weapons, post-transformation.
- Blazing Strike: Jayden's elemental attack.
- Dragon Splash: Kevin's elemental attack.
- Airway: Mia's elemental attack.
- Forest Vortex: Mike's elemental attack.
- Leaf Storm: Mike's third attack. Can be performed with the Spin Sword and Bear disc.
- Seismic Swing: Emily's elemental attack.
- Earth Symbol Strike: Emily's secondary attack. Using the Spin Sword, Emily can create the earth symbol in the air which releases a wave of energy.
- Primate Cyclone: Emily's third attack. Using the Spin Sword, she spins rapidly slashing her enemy with the blade.
- Quintuple Slash: The five core rangers can use their Spin Swords to fire their respective elements at the enemy at the same time. Antonio is shown being able to guide the attack to the enemy and powering up it's strength and speed, it's possible that he also adds his own element to it as well. The rangers have also been shown performing this attack using their signature weapons instead of the Spin Swords with Antonio in Jayden's place.
- Four Element Strike/Quadruple Slash: Mia, Mike, Kevin, and Emily can slash at their opponents while their Spin Swords are covered in their respective elements.
When the Super Samurai Rangers combining the Black Box with their respective Power Discs, they can shoot a supercharged version of their elemental attack. The Black Box then attaches to the Spin Sword magnifying its power.
- Super Blazing Strike: Super Samurai Red Ranger can perform this move when inserting the Lion disc into the Black Box.
- Super Dragon Splash: Super Samurai Blue Ranger can perform this move when inserting the Dragon disc into the Black Box.
- Super Airway: Super Samurai Pink Ranger can perform this move when inserting the Turtle disc into the Black Box.
- Super Forest Vortex: Super Samurai Green Ranger can perform this move when inserting the Bear disc into the Black Box.
- Super Primate Cyclone: Super Samurai Yellow Ranger can perform this move when inserting the Ape disc into the Black Box
- Lightning Disc: That allows Jayden access to an element adjacent to fire-lightning.
- Lightning Fury: Jayden's second attack which fires electricity. In order to use this attack, he must attach the Lightning Disc to a Spin Sword.
- Blazing Storm: A combination of Blazing Strike and Lightning Fury. A second Spin Sword must be used in order for it to be performed.
- Auxiliary Discs: The discs serve to control the Auxiliary Zords. If a Zord's original disk is lost or the Zord falls out of control, a Catch Disc can be powered up with a Ranger's symbol power to bring the Zord back into the fold. They differ in appearance from the rest of the disc by having their symbols embossed instead of printed on. The auxiliary discs also serve to change the Red Ranger's Fire Smasher into its blaster mode, becoming the enabling disc while the ranger's personal disks serve as projectiles. The Beetle disc is the first Secret Power disc. There are several Power Discs that have been passed down through the generations. The Auxilary discs also form part of the body of each of their respective Zords when summoned.
- Gold Ranger Discs: Antonio Garcia's first two discs have hinges on them. This sets them apart from the rest of the discs. His Octozord and Claw Zord disks can be used with the Fire Smasher to enable its blaster mode as well. His Claw Zord also has its own disc and the zord's console has an a spinner housing an oversized disc that controls the Claw Zord's mode changes. These mode changes reflect in the disc that makes up the Claw Zord's morphing head. The OctoZord Disc and the Claw Zord Disc are installed into the Zord Consoles.
- Super Discs: Certain discs are associated with the Black Box. One is to morph into Super Mode. Another is also used to combine the Samurai Megazord and Claw Zord into Claw Armor Megazord. The sole command disc is capable of allowing a single ranger to control Samurai Megazord while in Super Mode. Mia used the Samurai Combination disc to form the Samurai Megazord. Lauren used other Super Samurai Combination Discs (with Mega Mode's kanji symbol) to form the Air Strike Combination: Samurai Battlewing.
- Shark Disc: Used to access Shark Attack Mode morphing the Spin Sword into the Shark Sword. It was used (once) with the Nitro Sword to enable it to behave like the Shark Sword. Once activated it becomes part of the Sword's hilt. An oversized version is seen with the Shark Zord, also controlled by a standard size Shark Sword.
- Bull Megazord Discs: The Bull Megazord has a disc assigned to it, as well as the Ultimate Disc that enables Gigazord formation. The Bull and Ultimate discs form the wheels of the BullZord's cart. The Bull Disc is installed into the Zord Console
- Light Zord Discs: LightZord has two types of discs, one allows it to transform into a battlezord-type mode, and another is a set of discs used as projectiles while in weapon lantern mode.
- Catch Disc: The Catch Disc is infused with symbol power using the Samuraizer or by commanding a zord to assign itself to it.
- Bullzooka Disc: The disc allows the Samurai Rangers to activate the Bullzooka and Super Bullzooka.
- Shogun Disc: The Shogun disc is inserted into the Shogun Buckle in order to go from Super Mega Mode to Shogun Mode. Lauren's Shiba Fire disc was once able to unlock the Shogun Disc to the point that it had enough power to harness Shogun Mode outside the Megazord cockpits.
- Shiba Fire Disc: Created by Lauren Shiba, the Shiba Fire disc contains all the fire symbol power of the Shiba Family. When it was destroyed, Lauren made a second one, which she filled with all the symbol power she had left. The Kanji in the disc is unclear but it appears to have 火人火 (Hibitobi), as written.
- Double Disc: This disc was created by Jayden's father, and can double any weapon used. Jayden uses his father's Shiba disc to summon two Fire Smashers. The disc has the Kanji 双 (Futa/Sou), meaning double. Jayden had the Mega Rangers use the disc against Matacore.
- Mega Mode: The Rangers change into armored Mega Mode to pilot their Zords. The armor pieces are stylized versions of their standard ranger forms. The helmets are sharper in design and contain mouthplates. These ranger forms have pads on their shoulders, elbows, chest area, and thighs and have a reinforced undermaterial. The boots and gloves are also specially padded. Their silver elbows and kneepads are adorned with gems of their ranger color. Gold Ranger's Mega Mode has the same basic design but with gold gloves (as opposed to silver), black undershirt (as opposed to colored), and abandons almost completely the blue elements of his design, save for the gems on his elbows and kneecaps, which are blue and not his own ranger color. His helmet also does not change from his original design.
- Super Mode: With Super Mode activated, once the rangers call on their zords, the ranger with the Super Mode accesses Super Mega Mode while the rest access Mega Mode.
- Super Mega Mode: The Black Box then attaches onto the hinge of the Super Mode ranger's Mega Blade while in controller mode. When the need arises to use the sword mode in cockpit, the Black Box is moved to the offset section of the Mega Blade's hilt.
- Shark Attack Mode: The Spin Sword can morph into the Shark Sword using the maroon-colored Shark Disc. The blade and hilt transforms into a stylized shark design scheme, while most parts retain the appearance of the Spin Sword. The Shark Sword is able to extend to great lengths and acts like a whip sword. The tip of the Sword can also be used to bite into enemies. Its attack is the Shark Sword Strike. It can also be enlarged. The Shark Sword allows whoever's in Shark Attack Mode to summon the Shark Zord (essentially an oversized version of itself), and while the Samurai Ranger is in Mega Shark Mode and can combine with the Samurai Megazord to form Samurai Shark Megazord. The Shark Sword overrrides the Red Ranger's need to use the Mega Blade in the cockpit. While in the cockpit, unlike the Mega Blades, it is not used in the console but held freely in its sword mode. It should be noted that the Shark Disk was used once with a Nitro Sword in order to have the blade behave like the Shark Sword.
- Shark Attack Mode: Utilizing the Shark Disk and the Shark Sword at the same time can allow any of the rangers (Red, primarily) to transform into Shark Attack Mode. The mode adds on a red coat onto the basic ranger look to go with the Shark Sword.
- Mega Shark Mode: Springing from the Shark Attack Mode, once a ranger (primarily red) summons the Shark Zord, the Shark Mode and Mega Mode form a hybrid called Mega Shark Mode. Once used, the chest is adorned in an oversized origami-themed red and metal-blue armor and the Disc Buckle Belt disappears to make way for a new belt.
- Shogun Mode: Named after The Grand Shogun and alternatively dubbed Power of the Ancestors, appeared in the Super Samurai episode The BullZord. The Shogun Mode is an indication that the Rangers have attained the highest mastery of their symbol power. In the case of the red ranger, the kanji on the crown, combined with the kanji on the helmet represent the symbol for "flame". While it grants a lot of power during use, it also requires a lot of power to activate. Because of this, its primary activation is through the Shogun Buckle, which only appears in the Super or Shark Attack Mega Modes. While all of the rangers gained access to the Shogun Mode, only three of them used it in the series. Shogun Mode saw the most usage in the Megazord cockpits. The Black Box boosted Mega Modes provided ample power to activate it; and in turn, its use made the generally symbol power heavy Megazord finishers a non issue. In a more traditional Battlizer fashion, it was used on ground by the Red Ranger in Samurai Forever to end Master Xandred's first life. The finishing move is called "Shogun Strike".
- Traditional samurai-like armoring
- Huge shoulder pads in the shape of the "甲" (Ko, Armor) kanji.
- Another "甲" Symbol is adorn on the torso.
- A crest on top of the helmets in the form of the Ranger's elemental Samurai Symbol.
- Silver trims on helmet turn into gold (Red Ranger only).
- Only one Ranger can be in Shogun Mode at a time.
- Can create the "Shogun Spear"
- Inside the cockpit: Inserting the Shogun Disk into the Shogun Buckle. "Shogun Mode! Power of the Ancestors!".
- Outside the cockpit: Placing the Shogun Disk on the Spin Sword, while just having activated the Shiba Fire Disk and then spinning it. "Shogun Mode! Power of the Ancestors!" The Spin Sword transforms into a Mega Blade.
- While PLEX had Shogun mode designs for all six Rangers, only the core five had parts made for the TV show and only the Red, Blue and Pink Rangers actually used it in the cockpit. The rest of the Shogun suits were used only by the ancestors, as shown and referenced in archived morph footage. Due to Samurai's close adaptation of Shinkenger, it was used strictly for finishers. Additionally, the Gold Ranger's show suit was never manufactured and he remains a toy exclusive because of it.
- Samurai SUV: The Samurai Rangers utilize an SUV for long distance travel. It is a modified Cadillac Escalade with the Shiba House emblem on its door. Kevin once used it to go catch the Swordfish Zord. It was also used in Origins: Part 1 to go pick Mia up from the Orphanage where she worked. It's unknown if it was Ji who drove it or if it drives itself, or both.
- War Horse: The rangers can use their symbol power to summon theses horses to ride in battle. Red Ranger's horse first appeared in Origins Part 1 and the rest of them appeared in Clash of the Red Rangers - The Movie. Whether or not Antonio has one is unknown.
- Ji's Motorcycle: Ji's personal Harley Davidson Bike.
- Ranger Red's Car: Red Mustang summoned by the Red Samurai Ranger using the Symbol Power from the Samuraizer.
- Bulk and Spike's Motorcycle: The bike was given to Mike by the others and Ji for Christmas, but in the spirit Christmas Mike gives the motorcycle to Bulk and Spike.
Mentor Ji is the Rangers' sensei who helps them in their samurai training and provides the team with information on their enemies. He raised Jayden from a young age and trained him to take arms as the Red Samurai Ranger. Like the rangers, he can use symbol power to perform various tasks.
In Power Rangers Super Megaforce, he and Jayden later watch the Super Megaforce Rangers in their Megazords fighting Matacore.
Farkus "Bulk" Bulkmeier, a supporting character from the early years of the franchise, is once again portrayed by Paul Schrier. In his latest misadventure, Bulk becomes inspired by the newest Ranger team to appear and becomes determined to shape Spike, the son of his best friend Skull, into a great Samurai. Unfortunately for Spike, Bulk often deludes himself about his own abilities.
Spike Skullovitch (portrayed by Felix Ryan) is the son of Bulk's old friend Eugene "Skull" Skullovitch. He attempts to become a Samurai with Bulk's misguided help, often with failed results. He has a very snorty laugh and also a habit of laughing at inappropriate moments, such as Bulk getting hurt. He also has a crush on Mia the Pink Samurai Ranger and his most prized possession is a stuffed toy panda named Sammy.
Jayden's father is the previous Red Ranger before Jayden. In his last few moments he's able to seal Master Xandred away, but the seal had not been perfected so it wasn't permanent. He gave Jayden the Lion Folding Zord. Portrayed by Steven A. Davis.
The villains of the season are the Nighloks, vicious demonic beings that reside in the Netherworld and need to bathe in the Sanzu River's waters once in a while or else they dry up. Their goal is to flood the Sanzu River with the sorrows of humans and into the crevice from the Netherworld to the Earth.
Master Xandred is the leader of the Nighloks and is armed with a broadsword. The most powerful of the Nighlok, Xandred is prone to frequent violent outbursts, usually directed at the failure of his subordinates to destroy the Rangers. He seeks to cause the Sanzu River to flood with the despair of humans, allowing him to enter the world of the living and conquer it. His rage was originally endless until he heard the sound of Dayu's Harmonium.
Master Xandred was sealed within the Netherworld years ago in a battle with the last team of Samurai Rangers led by Jayden's father, who perished after using his symbol power to imprison Xandred. Xandred possesses enormous strength and power, easily able to overpower the Samurai Rangers in their first encounter, and is proven to be a capable swordsman. Power energy radiates from his body that can sometimes incapacitate him but has also been shown to create new Moogers and Spitfangs. However he displays a number of fatal weakness as well. Because of the (incomplete) seal that the original Red Ranger placed on him, Xandred's power is not at its peak. Not only that but he constantly suffers from a headache that only Octoroo's sake-like medicine and the music from Dayu's harmonium are able to soothe. Like other Nighlok, Xandred's body dries out if he's not in the Netherworld, although he dries out much faster than any other Nighlok (whether or not this is a result of the seal on him, it is never stated) and it takes longer for the Sanzu River's polluted water to soak back into Xandred's body.
In "The Master Returns," Xandred gets even more angry than before after he is told by Octoroo of Serrator's betrayal. He plans to go to Earth through a gap. Though Octoroo advises him not to, Xandred makes his return to Earth planning to destroy Serrator along with the Samurai Rangers. Instantly Xandred starts to dry up, but he fights the Rangers anyway and completely overpowers them. Jayden goes to take him on with his Bullzooka, but Xandred manages to block all the shots. He is able to defeat Jayden even in Super Samurai Mode, leaving him badly hurt and unable to stand up. Afterwards, Xandred repairs and gives Dayu back her harmonium. Xandred is about to completely dry up when Octoroo brings him into the Netherworld to rejuvenate, sinking to the bottom of the Sanzu River. This ends up giving Serrator the opportunity to take over Xandred's ship and split world in two.
In "Evil Reborn," the result of Mia destroying Dayu's Harmonium is enough to raise the Sanzu River and fully heal Master Xandred as he appears on Earth to confront the Rangers.
In "The Sealing Symbol," Xandred states that with his power renewed, he is unstoppable. When Dayu is starting to succumb to her injuries, Xandred puts her out of his misery and assumes a stronger form. While Lauren writes the Sealing Symbol, the other Samurai Rangers fight Xandred to keep him from attacking Lauren. Xandred moves fast enough to knock the Rangers down as the Samurai Rangers work to keep Xandred from attacking Lauren. When Lauren writes the Sealing Symbol and fires it towards Xandred, it has no effect on Xandred as he emerges with a white patch that represented Dayu's human side that keeps him from drying out and immunizes the Sealing Symbol as well. Xandred attacks the Samurai Rangers as Jayden uses a teleportation symbol to get the Samurai Rangers away from Xandred. Xandred then takes a kimono that Dayu had dropped and retreats back to the Netherworld.
After Octoroo holds a brief memorial for Dayu, Xandred states that she has served her purpose and that it is time to invade Earth. He begins the invasion on Earth by unleashing the waters of the Sanzu River upon the Earth. Xandred tells Octoroo that they have yet to defeat the Samurai Rangers. Xandred confronts the Rangers during their fight with an army of Moogers. Jayden plans to attack the white spot on Xandred that Dayu's humanity is on while the other Samurai Rangers fight the Moogers and the Spitfangs. Jayden uses his Super Spin Sword on the white patch but Xandred states that he can't be defeated that easily. Xandred then uses his Netherwind attack and the Flames of the Netherworld to take down the Rangers. Xandred is surprised the Rangers will not beg for mercy, even in defeat so he plans to go after Lauren expecting them to beg for her.
In the final episode "Samurai Forever," the Rangers chase him down and attack him with everything they have. Jayden then uses the Second Shiba Fire Disk as their trump card. Jayden finally destroys Xandred as the Red Shogun Ranger, but Xandred returned in the form of a Mega Monster.
Xandred manages to repel the Beetlezord, Swordfishzord, Tigerzord, Octozord, Clawzord, Bullzord and the Samurai Shield until only the Samurai Megazord was left standing. The Rangers put all the symbol power they have left into one final strike which slashes Xandred in half. In his final moments before his destruction, Xandred brags to the Rangers that they may have beaten him, but the Nighloks will rise again one day.
Voiced by Jeff Szusterman.
Dayu (formerly known as Dahlia) is one of Master Xandred's two followers, a female figure with a shamisen. Before becoming a Nighlok, she was a human who was a newlywed to Deker. But a fire (implying to have been set up purposely by Serrator) burned their house down and injured Deker leaving him with moments left to live. A mysterious Nighlok appeared (later revealed to be Serrator) who offered Deker's life back in exchange for her humanity. When she accepted the deal, Deker indeed lived on but as half-human, half-Nighlok with no memory of Dayu. Dayu then became a Nighlok herself with only her shamisen (which was once her decorative lute) by her side to remind her of her past. Of all the villains, Dayu is the only one who cannot let go of her past once making an attempt to reclaim it by kidnapping brides and using their tears to create a wedding dress. Her plan failed due to the Rangers' interference, though she is saved by Deker. She is a powerful fighter as she took down both Kevin and Mia at once. Her shamisen (which she calls her "Harmonium") has a hidden short sword in the neck which she uses for battle. She has a habit throwing the baki of her instrument at Nighloks' she gets angry at. In "Broken Dreams," Master Xandred was getting tired of Dayu's failure and breaks her shamisen causing her to go to the human world and fix it with a musician. Mia pursues Dayu only for them to be put under a sleeping spell by Rhinosnorus. Mia witnesses Dayu's past in a nightmare. After the sleeping spell wore off, Dayu attacked Mia (who wanted to help Dayu after what she saw) only to retreat when Emily arrived. In "The Ultimate Duel," Dayu meets with Deker before his duel with Jayden. Around the time when the Black Box was completed as seen in "Super Samurai," Dayu abandons Master Xandred and Octoroo and goes into the human world. In "Trading Places," Dayu meets with an outcast Furry Wart on a river stream where she plans to find a way to end Master Xandred's life for casting her out and breaking her harmonium.
In "Kevin's Choice," Dayu finds the part of Deker's sword and is approached by Serrator who offers to fix Dayu's harmonium in exchange for the info on where Deker is. While the two talked, it was revealed Serrator was the one who turned Deker into a half-human/half-Nighlok. Dayu is wondering if Serrator is lying until she finds Deker in the forest. Dayu learns from Deker that his sword Uramasa had taken the blow in the fight against Jayden. She and Deker crash the battle between the Power Rangers and Skarf where they attack Skarf in order to unleash Skarf's true power.
In "A Sticky Situation," Dayu receives a special dagger from Serrator.
In "The Master Returns," Dayu states her unhappiness with how long Serrator is taking to fix her Harmonium. Soon after Serrator heads to a cliff, Dayu senses her Harmonium presence and heads after Serrator. After she manages to catch up with Serrator, she fights him only to be knocked down by Serrator. After Master Xandred returns to Earth, he fixes Dayu's Harmonium and Dayu swears her loyalty once again to Master Xandred.
In "A Stroke of Fate," Dayu tries to convince Deker not to trust Serrator and Antonio begs him to reconsider his role in the battle between Humans and Nighloks following him remembering his past memories. Yet Dayu was unable to convince Deker to not trust Serrator.
In "Fight Fire with Fire," Dayu returns to Master Xandred's ship and speaks with Octoroo a plan to ambush the Power Ranger. Dayu and Octoroo send Fiera to help take down the Red Ranger. Dayu and Octoroo were surprised that the Fire Flashers didn't fully consume Jayden and suspect that Jayden isn't the head of the Shiba Clan.
In "Evil Reborn," Dayu senses the fight between Deker and Jayden. Dayu then senses that Deker is gone as Octoroo tells her to play her Harmonium to help recharge Master Xandred. Dayu declares that her Nighlok fate is sealed and that she has nothing left to lose as she unleashes the Moogers and some giant Moogers on the marina. Dayu then plays the Harmonium as Mia confronts her. Mia ends up slashing Dayu and her Harmonium where the Harmonium's destruction ends up unleashing a lot of misery which is enough to restore Master Xandred. Dayu then tells Master Xandred that she always pays her debts.
In "The Sealing Symbol," an injured Dayu collapses on Master Xandred stating that she played it for Deker and that it was the end of her sadness. Dayu stated that she wasn't truly a Nighlok. Master Xandred puts Dayu out of her misery as he absorbs Dayu's human half to serve as his defense against the Sealing Symbol and keep him from drying out. All left of her was her kimono, which is thrown to the Sanzu River by Master Xandred. Dayu was presumably reunited with Deker in the afterlife.
Dayu is voiced by Kate Elliott in Nighlok form and Dahlia is portrayed by Rugen Du Bray.
Octoroo is an elderly squid-headed figure with a staff who is one of Master Xandred's two followers. He is usually reading old books, mixing Master Xandred's medicine, or checking the water level of the river. Everyone, including Master Xandred, calls him "Noodle-Face." Despite his small form, he is powerful enough to take on the Gold Ranger. He also seems to be highly skilled in black magic and a gifted potioneer, as he is easily able to poison the Red Ranger singlehandedly. Like Dayu and Serrator, he seems to be able to stay in the human world indefinitely without drying out. Octoroo usually begins his sentences with the exclamation "Ooh ah ooh!" and he has a habit of speaking in rhyme. Octoroo is often teased by his peers for his unusual appearance and the dislike seems to be mutual as he has shown annoyance toward the Nighlok monsters and is distrustful of Deker. The only exceptions being Master Xandred, whom he is very loyal to, and Dayu, whom Octoroo seems to care about and actually admits being saddened by her passing.
In "Fight Fire with Fire," Dayu and Octoroo send Fiera to help take down the Red Ranger and Octoroo give her Fire Flashers in order to fight fire with fire. Dayu and Octoroo were surprised that the Fire Flashers didn't fully consume Jayden and suspect that Jayden isn't the true head of the Shiba Clan.
In the episode "The Great Duel" Octoroo gave half of his life source to Gigertox to prepare him for battle.
In "Samurai Forever", Octoroo is seen on Xandred's ship as it sinks into the Sanzu River following Xandred's destruction.
Voiced by Jeff Szusterman.
Deker is a mysterious Nighlok swordsman who doesn't remember his past and is cursed into finding the ideal opponent to duel. He is armed with the katana Uramasa and called by Xandred as the Cursed Warrior due to being half-human. Deker was once married to Dayu before becoming half-human. As a human, he was a samurai and was given the blade Uramasa by Dayu. But when a house fire almost kills him, Dayu surrendered her humanity to Serrator to revive him. However this erased his memory and turned him half-human half-Nighlok cursed to forever wander with a thirst for battle. Due to being a half-human, Deker has the ability to assume human form and transverse between the Netherworld and the land of the living without relying on the Sanzu River for survival. He considers the Red Ranger to be his greatest challenge since Uramasa's blade became radiant.
In "Boxed In," Deker claims that the Ultimate Duel might free him from his Nighlok half. Deker is able to remember his past as Dayu's husband. In "The Ultimate Duel," Deker duels with Jayden while the others fought Rhinosnorus. Eventually, Jayden allows Deker to injure him allowing him to get close enough to finish Deker off. Deker's sword Uramasa is broken and half of it gets struck into the ground nearby. Deker thanks Jayden for the Ultimate Duel before vanishing in a puff of smoke while falling off the cliff.
In "Kevin's Choice", Dayu finds a piece of Uramasa as Serrator arrives to prevent Dayu from throwing the broken part away. Dayu later finds Deker alive in the forest. Deker tells Dayu that Uramasa took the damage for him as she tells him about Serrator's offer. With a backup sword, Deker joins Dayu into attacking the Rangers where Deker fights Jayden stating that he is now a "sword for hire" ever since Uramasa broke. Deker and Dayu then attack Skarf in order to unleash Skarf's true power.
In "Trust Me", Deker accompanies Serrator and Dayu to Monalua, where they use a special ash to make its inhabitants paranoid. Deker fights Jayden and Mia, where Deker defeats them and states that Jayden has become weaker for relying on his teammates to help him than fighting him solo. Following Malden's destruction, Jayden uses his Bullzooka when confronted by Deker who asks if Jayden has stated fighting with blasters now. After Jayden destroys the fires spreading the ash and lifting the paranoia spell, Deker was prepared to fight Jayden only for Serrator to tell him that he has bigger plans for him. Deker than leaves with Serrator and Dayu as Serrator summons a Papyrox and two giant Spitfangs to cover their escape.
In the episode "A Crack in the World", Serrator refuses to give back Uramasa straight away. Serrator reveals his plans to Deker and promises him he will be free of his curse if he helps him.
In the following episode "A Stroke of Fate," Deker returns to the ruins of his home as he begins to remember some of his past memories. Dayu tries to convince him not to trust Serrator and Antonio begs him to reconsider his role in the battle between Humans and Nighloks, to no avail. Once Deker reobtains Uramasa, he betrays Serrator and strikes him down, leaving the Rangers to finish him off for good.
In "The Great Duel," Deker challenges Jayden to the Ultimate Duel once more after Jayden leaves the Shiba House. In "Evil Reborn," Deker and Jayden duel on horseback as Jadyen successfully defeats Deker. With both combatants weakened, Deker rises and finds himself too tired to lift Uramasa. Deker then starts hallucinating where he sees Dayu in human form, telling him that she doesn't want to lose him again. Deker then charges towards Jayden only for Deker to be taken down by Kevin. Before disintegrating, Deker declares himself free. It is presumed that he and Dayu were reunited in the afterlife.
Serrator is a Nighlok with six slitted eyes and a ricus grin. He can teleport, emit electricity, elongate his claw, and wields a weaponized Shaku in combat. In "The Tengen Gate," he was referred to as the Nighlok King. He was responsible for cursing Deker by turning him into a human/Nighlok hybrid and turning Dayu into a Nighlok as seen in "Broken Dreams" where his shadowed astral appearance appeared before Dayu's human form agreeing to save Deker's life in exchange for Dayu's humanity.
Serrator officially debuted in "Something Fishy" where he had been at the bottom of the Sanzu River and was revived by Master Xandred's recent power surge. He arrives aboard Master Xandred's ship to offer his services and revealing himself to be the one who sent Switchbeast. He shows off his heightened powers by obliterating an army of Moogers with a single blast and manages to convince a skeptical Master Xandred of his loyalty and asks for permission to enter the human world to scare enough humans to flood the river. Once on Earth, he introduces himself to the Rangers, and during their battle seems to have the Rangers beat, with all of the weapons they wielded unable to affect him. Serrator even cuts a piece of paper into a shape and creates Papyrox from it. In the nick of time, Antonio arrives and manages to use the Lightzord to successfully damage Serrator. Serrator then leaves commenting that the Rangers had "passed the test" for now.
In the episode "He Ain't Heavy Metal, He's My Brother," Octoroo criticizes Serrator for failing. Briefly after this, Serrator goes to attack the city again only to be met by the Rangers. He overpowers the Rangers again. Just as he is about to finish them off, Mia arrives only to be knocked down by Serrator. Jayden then passes Mia the Black Box allowing her to go into Super Samurai Mode. She manages to damage Serrator using her Super Airway Finisher. Before retreating, Serrator creates another Papyrox which is accompanied by some Giant Moogers and two Giant Spitfangs.
In the episode "Kevin's Choice," Serrator appears before Dayu to prevent here from disposing the half of Uramasa that was broken during Jayden and Deker's battle. Serrator then makes a deal with Dayu, offering to fix her Harmounium and Uramasa as long as she help him. It was revealed Serrator was the one who turned Deker into a half-human/half-Nighlok. He has Dayu send the message to Deker who Dayu had no idea was still alive. He instructs Dayu and Deker to crash the battle between the Rangers and Skarf and unleash Skarf's true power.
In "A Sticky Situation," Serrator catches up to Deker and Dayu as Deker asks about him fixing Uramasa. Serrator gives Dayu a special dagger and tells Deker that he will play a part in mankind's destruction.
In "The Master Returns," Master Xandred learns of Serrator's secret plans and goes to Earth to deal with him. When Serrator is taking too long to get back to Dayu on repairing her Harmonium, she ends up confronting him which leads to an altercation where Serrator defeats Dayu. Luckily for Dayu, Master Xandred arrives and repairs Dayu's Harmonium upon reclaiming it from Serrator who flees. When Master Xandred is placed in the depths of the Sanzu River to recuperate, Serrator takes over his ship with no opposition.
Serrator's plan is finally revealed in the episode "A Crack in The World" where Kevin notices how all his attacks form a straight line on the map. Serrator reveals during his next attack his true motives are to crack open the Earth so that the entire Sanzu River floods in, trapping Master Xandred in the Nether Worlds and heightening Serrators power to the point where he is equal to none. This will allow him to become the ruler of both worlds as well as create a new domain of his own.
To finally complete the spell starting in "A Crack in the World," he needed Deker to break the final point with his sword Uramasa. Serrator claimed that in doing so, Deker would also be free from his curse.
In "A Stroke of Fate," Serrator then plans to have Deker claim his prize in order for him to rip open the Earth. Serrator fights with Jayden, Mia, and Emily until Deker appears and Serrator gives Deker Uramasa in order to slash the barrier so that Deker can be free. Serrator is then betrayed by Deker at the last minute where he slashes Uramasa as Deker only worked with Serrator to get Uramasa fixed. Knowing his plans are ruined after the holes to the Netherworld close up, Serrator goes into an enraged fury before battling the Rangers once more. After taking a hit from the Bullzooka and the Cannon Strike attack, they defeat Serrator. Serrator then grows as the Rangers summon the Megazords. The Bull Megazord and the Light Megazord fights with Serrator while the Samurai Megazord and the Claw Armor Megazord to fight the two Papyrox. After the two Papyrox were destroyed by the Samurai Megazord and the Claw Armor Megazord, they help the Bull Megazord by combining the Zords into the Samurai Gigazord to fight Serrator and managed to strike him. The Gigazord uses the Shogun Strike on Serrator which he catches. Jayden then summons the Shark Zord which combines with the Samurai Gigazord. The Samurai Gigazord then uses the Ultimate Samurai Slash on Serrator. Before he succumbs to his injuries, Serrator exclaims that he was supposed to split open their world, not get split in half himself.
Voiced by Derek Judge.
Professor Cog is a robot from the alternate future of Power Rangers RPM. He can attack with Electro-Turbines and Hypno-Bolts. He and an army of Grinders escaped to the Samurai Rangers' reality to seek help from Master Xandred in order to level up the water for his boss Venjix. He says that he will help them in exchange for taking down the Samurai Rangers. With this plan, Professor Cog plans to wipe out the last people in his reality. RPM Ranger Scott Truman followed Professor Cog to the Samurai Rangers' reality. When Professor Cog attacks Scott, the Samurai Rangers joined the fight. Professor Cog then sends the other Samurai Rangers into a vortex leading to Professor Cog's reality while Professor Cog's Hypno-Bolts start to kick in on both Red Rangers causing them to fight. When the Hypno-Bolts kick in, Professor Cog and Sergeant Tread watch Jayden and Scott duel each other. After the effects of the Hypno-Bolts were negated thanks to Mentor giving them a special seal, Jayden and Scott then fought Professor Cog, who sends Sergeant Tread to attack. After knocking down Sergeant Tread, Jayden and Scott fight Professor Cog until the other Rangers returned. With help from the other Samurai Rangers, Scott Truman and Jayden managed to destroy Professor Cog and Sergeant Tread.
Professor Cog is voiced by Cameron Rhodes.
General Gut is an overweight Nighlok who is one of Master Xandred's best and most loyal warriors. While he possesses super strength, his giant form has chest laser and a Super-Serpent that emerges from his stomach. He eventually gets destroyed by the Samurai Shark Megazord.
Voiced by John Dybvig.
Sergeant Tread is a Nighlok with wheels for hands who is one of Master Xandred's best warriors. He is the only Nighlok that lacks a second life. He is eventually destroyed by Scott Truman and the six Samurai Rangers.
Voiced by Geoff Dolan.
The Furry Warts are a yellow furred ball-like soot settling in roof of Xandred's Junk. They attempt to be annoyingly repeating people's words while giggling.
In "Trading Places," a Furry Wart was cast out by Master Xandred and found on the river stream by Dayu, and appeared throughout the rest of the series, until the end, when it is stepped on by Master Xandred.
There's also Giant Moogers that are used to fight the Zords.
There were also Flying Moogers for aerial attacks which first appear in "Jayden's Challenge" to assist Robtish.
There are other Moogers equipped with blasters, but the even stronger ones are the Master Blasters which have professional hats and take lots of Moogers to carry starting with "Trust Me."
In "Party Monsters," the Moogers that were slain by the Rangers were shown in the Nighlok Heaven catering the Halloween party that the defeated Nighloks attended.
The Spitfangs are secondary foot soldiers that resemble skull-like, eyeless, crocodile-heads with arms and legs. They can breathe fire quite readily. Like the Moogers, Spitfangs can be enlarged to fight the Zords. Each Spitfang comes in two different colors: gold and blue.
The Papyrox are giant monsters created by Serrator, who carves out their shapes from a piece of paper. The Papyrox are considered to be stronger than the Moogers and the Spitfangs. Some versions of the Papyrox wield double-bladed swords.
The Nighlok Monsters are monsters used by the villains to attack the Human World. They are dependent on waters from the Sanzu River for survival, therefore needing the negative emotions of humans to keep it from drying out. They are trying to expand the Sanzu River to make it flood into the human world so the Nighlok can rule both worlds. All Nighloks have an ability to enter the living world through cracks and narrow gaps. When a Nighlok is destroyed once, it can grow into a giant Mega-Monster on its own that the Rangers need to use the Megazord to defeat. When a Nighlok is destroyed, it ends up in the Nighlok Heaven as seen in "Party Monsters."
- Tooya (voiced by Wesley Dowdell) - Tooya is a Nighlok with a second face on his skirt and was the first Nighlok that the Samurai Rangers had fought. He can breathe fire and had twin swords. This monster was destroyed by the Lion Foldingzord.
- Scorpionic (voiced by Phil Brown) - Scorpionic is a weasel-themed Nighlok that wears a scorpion-resembling armor. He is armed with a scythe sword and uses his hair to create gust of wind to hit his opponents. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Megazord.
- Rofer (voiced by Mark Wright) - Rofer is an arrogant Nighlok who can extend his arms to attack from long distances under the ground. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Megazord.
- Doubletone (voiced by Gerald Urquhart) - Doubletone is a two-toned Nighlok that is armed with a Bamboo-like spear. His moves are a Tiger Tidal Wave (emitted from the tiger half of his body) and a Sanzu River Tidal Wave (emitted from the Kappa half of his body). This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Megazord.
- Dreadhead (voiced by Ross Girven) - Dreadhead is a western-accented Nighlok in dreadlocks who wields a shotgun and is immune to any physical attack. This monster was destroyed by the Beetle Blaster Megazord.
- Negatron (voiced by David Van Horn) - Negatron is a Nighlok who uses insults as a weapon. He has three eyes: one on the bottom left, one on the bottom right, and one above them in the center. This monster was destroyed by the Beetle Blaster Megazord.
- Yamiror (voiced by Peter Gentil) - Yamiror is a tree-themed Nighlok with a breath that can poison or paralyze others. This monster was destroyed by the Swordfish Fencer Megazord.
- Madimot (voiced by Robert Mignault) - Madimot is a Nighlok that wields a large shield with spikes on it. He is also able to shoot dark energy from his face which he uses to control others minds. He gives them commands by cracking his whip. This monster was destroyed by the Tiger Drill Megazord.
- Desperaino (voiced by Peter Gentil) - Desperaino is an umbrella-themed Nighlok who wields an umbrella that summons rain (which can cause the loss of hope) and unfolds his head like an umbrella to fly. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Battlewing.
- Robtish (voiced by Peter Daube) - Robtish is a powerful Nighlok swordsman with two squinted eyes and red skin, wears a helmet with spikes, and has a fierce grin with fangs and speaks with a Scottish accent. He wields a sword in and can unleash a sonic shock wave that is followed up by a Double Slash technique. This monster was destroyed by the Battlewing Megazord.
- Vulpes (voiced by Ari Boyland) - Vulpes is a fox/Tengu-themed Nighlok that has many mirror spells. He can open a portal to reflect back the Rangers sword attacks, can copy their sword slash attack, summon energy crows, and use his Fox Veil to become invisible. This monster was destroyed by the Battlewing Megazord, with help from the Octozord.
- Steeleto (voiced by John Leigh) - Steeleto is a Nighlok who can attack with his Full-Body Blades attack and can perform the Steel Blade Scatter Shot attack. He is also good friends with Vulpes and attempted to avenge him by destroying the Samurai Rangers. This monster was destroyed by the Octo Spear Megazord.
- Antberry (voiced by Barnie Duncan) - Antberry is a slimy ant-themed Nighlok whose body is full of a slimy substance called Sanzu Slime. This monster was destroyed by the Octo Spear Megazord.
- Splitface (voiced by Simon McKinney) - Splitface is a multi-faced Nighlok who steals people's spirits as well as split his body parts up to evade attacks. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Battlezord.
- Arachnitor (voiced by Simon McKinney) - Arachnitor is a spider/ox-themed Nighlok. As punishment for mutinying against him, Xandred powers him up until he mutates into a more powerful mindless monster. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Armor Megazord and the Samurai Battle Cannon.
- Rhinosnorus (voiced by Campbell Cooley) - Rhinosnorus is a rhinoceros-themed Nighlok with a sideways elephant head behind his rhinoceros head, lion and bird head-shaped hands, and bull and snake head-shaped feet. He can emit a sleep-inducing mist from an inducer on his left arm and eat the dreams of his victims. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Megazord.
- Armadeevil (voiced by Mark Mitchinson) - Armadeevil is a Nighlok with a hard shell. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Armor Megazord and the Samurai Battle Cannon.
- Trickster - Trickster is a Nighlok that is covered in dice and has eye-mounted hands where his eyes should be. He wields a two-bladed staff, can trap people in their nightmares which he controls, and emit a Dream Beam. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Armor Megazord.
- Switchbeast (voiced by Dean Young) - Switchbeast is a cat/knight-themed Nighlok that is revealed to have been sent by Serrator. He can switch the spirits of anyone and place the original spirits in a different object. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Armor Megazord.
- Sharkjaw (voiced by Dean Young) - Sharkjaw is a shark/cat-themed Nighlok that can spin around into a destructive force. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Gigazord off-screen some time after "Kevin's Choice."
- Eyescar (voiced by Mark Williams) - Eyescar is a dangerous one-eyed Nighlok who wields a spear in battle. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Battlezord and Samurai Shark Megazord.
- Crustor (voiced by Stephen Brunton) - Crustor is a barnicle-covered Nighlok that serves Serrator. He wields a sword in battle and can breathe fire. This monster was destroyed by the Bull Megazord.
- Skarf (voiced by Adam Gardiner) - Skarf is a Nighlok that serves Serrator. He can eat anything with his head-like hands and can also elongate his arms. His second form in Mega-Monster form has his arms converted into two halves of a nearly impenetrable tiki-faced wall shield whose eyes shoot beams. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Gigazord.
- Duplicator (voiced by Joel Tobeck) - A skull-faced Nighlok that serves Serrator. He can make mirror duplicates of himself. He can also wield a sword and shoot shadow balls. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Armor Megazord, the Light Megazord and the Samurai Battle Cannon.
- Grinataur (voiced by Charlie McDermott) - Grinataur is a large-mouthed Nighlok that serves Serrator. He can shoot black sand out of his tongue that can make people hungry and thirsty as well as emitting energy balls. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Gigazord.
- Epoxar (voiced by Mark Wright) - Epoxar is a Nighlok that serves Serrator. He is able to shoot a special glue from his shoulder which remains sticky unless if Epoxar is destroyed. This monster was destroyed by the Bull Megazord, the Claw Battlezord and the Light Megazord.
- Maldan (voiced by Michael Morris) - Maldan is a Nighlok who assisted Master Xandred and Octoroo into testing the Master Blasters for the Moogers. This monster was destroyed by the Bull Megazord and the Samurai LightZord.
- Pestilox (voiced by John Tui) - Pestilox is a Nighlok that serves Serrator. Pestilox had a swarm of flies that caused stomach pain on everyone if they swallowed them and can also emit tentacles. This monster was destroyed by the Claw Armor Megazord and the Samurai Battle Cannon.
- Gred (voiced by James Coleman) - Gred is a red and green Nighlok with 6 dots for eyes that the Rangers fought one day before Christmas Eve. This monster was destroyed by the Battlewing Megazord.
- Fiera (voiced by Chelsea McEwan Millar) - Fiera is a bird-themed Nighlok with a lobster claw for a right hand. She has the ability to disappear and appear with ease. This monster was destroyed by the Lion Foldingzord.
- Gigertox (voiced by Paul Harrop) - Gigertox is a Nighlok with stretchable tentacles that can grab anybody. After being powered up by Octoroo, he gains a third life as a giant snake monster made of a dark mist. This monster was destroyed by the Samurai Gigazord.