Zords are fictional colossal robots that appear in the Power Rangers media franchise which either come in the form of animals or vehicles. When the antagonists' monsters grow to giant size, the Power Rangers summon and pilot these robots to fight them. When the individual Zords are inadequate for the task, they can join together to become a humanoid robot called a Megazord. Rangers outside of the core team either have a single Zord that, in certain cases, can change into a humanoid robot form or a set of Zords that can merge to become their own Megazord.
Every season of Power Rangers from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers onwards has seen a new set of Zords being deployed by the current Power Rangers, which are based on the mecha from the connected Super Sentai series.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
The first set of Zords in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are the Dinozords, which are based on prehistoric creatures and consist of the Mastodon, Pterodactyl, Triceratops, Sabertooth Tiger, and Tyrannosaurus. These five combine to form the Megazord. Later on, the Green Ranger's Dragonzord and Titanus the Carrierzord are added to the set. The Dragonzord can combine with the Mastodon, Triceratops, and Sabertooth Tiger Zords to become Dragonzord in Battle Mode, and can also combine with the Megazord to become the Mega Dragonzord. The Mega Dragonzord, in turn, can combine with Titanus to form the Ultrazord.
The second set of Zords are the Thunderzords, introduced in season 2, which are based on mythical beasts and consist of the Red Dragon, Lion, Unicorn, Griffin, and Firebird. The Red Dragon can transform into a humanoid Warrior Mode, which can then combine with the other four Thunderzords to become the Thunder Megazord. Later, the White Ranger's Tigerzord joins the set, able to transform into a Warrior Mode as well, which can combine with the Lion, Unicorn, Griffin, and Firebird Thunderzords to become the Mega Tigerzord. The final member of the set is Tor the Shuttlezord, which can combine with the Red Dragon in Warrior Mode to enter its own Battle Mode, or combine with the full set of six Thunderzords to become the Thunder Ultrazord.
The third set of Zords are the Ninjazords, introduced in season 3, which are based on various ninja-related animals and consist of the Ape, Frog, Wolf, Bear, Crane, and the Falconzord. The Ape, Frog, Wolf, Bear, and Crane can combine to form the Ninja Megazord, which in turn can combine with the Falconzord to become the Ninja Mega Falconzord. Ninjor, the Power Rangers' new ninja master, can also join the battle with the Megazord. Also introduced in season 3 are the Shogunzords, humanoid robots based on various ninja-related animals and are simply named after the colors of the Rangers (the Pink Ranger shared her Zord with the White Ranger). They can combine to become the Shogun Megazord, which in turn can combine with the Falconzord to become the Shogun Mega Falconzord.
Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers
In Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers, the Alien Rangers of Aquitar bring their own Zords called the Battle Borgs which resemble the Shogunzords. However, rather than being piloted, the Battle Borgs are controlled by telepathy and can copy any movement performed by the Aquitian Rangers.
Power Rangers Zeo
The first set of Zords introduced in Zeo are the Zeo Zords, five vehicles based on mythological creatures and shapes. They are simply numbered one through five, three of which have animal motifs and the other two act as chariots pulled by two of the others. Together, they form the Zeo Megazord. This group is later joined by the humanoid Red Battlezord, with which it can combine to form the Zeo Mega Battlezord. The Gold Ranger adds Pyramidas to the group, and all seven Zords can combine to form the Zeo Ultrazord. The second set of Zords are the Super Zeo Zords, five humanoid robots numbered One through Five, each representing their respective Zeo Ranger's shape. All five can form the Super Zeo Megazord. This group is also joined by the Warrior Wheel, a semi-sentient robot that can transform into a wheel that the Super Zeo Megazord can launch at giant monsters. They are also assisted by Auric the Conqueror, an ancient artifact who can join in battle with the Zeo Megazord.
Power Rangers Turbo
The first group of Zords in Power Rangers Turbo are the Turbo Zords, a set of five cars named Red Lightning, Mountain Blaster, Desert Thunder, Dune Star, and Wind Chaser. These five cars can combine to form the Turbo Megazord. Their ally, the Blue Senturion, also has his own Zord, a giant police car known as the Robo Racer, capable of transforming into a giant robot. The Turbo Zords are later complemented with the Rescue Zords, a set of five rescue vehicles that can also transform into individual robots, named Lightning Fire Tamer, Siren Blaster, Thunder Loader, Star Racer, and Wind Rescue. These are given to the Turbo Rangers by the Phantom Ranger, who delivers them in his Artillatron Carrierzord.
Power Rangers in Space
The Zords of Power Rangers in Space are an assortment of spacecraft. The first is the Astro Megaship, which is capable of combining with the Mega Shuttle to form the Astro Megazord. The second is the Delta Megaship, capable of transforming into the Delta Megazord. These two can combine with each other to form the Astro Delta Megazord. The Silver Ranger has the Mega Winger which can transform into its own robotic mode. The final set of Zords are part of the Mega V series, numbered 1 to 5, which can combine to form the Mega Voyager, which in turn can combine with the Mega Winger to become Winged Mega Voyager.
Power Rangers Lost Galaxy
The Zords of Power Rangers Lost Galaxy are known as the Galactazords, five mechanical animal robots formed from fictional sentient creatures called Galactabeasts. The members are the Lion, Gorilla, Condor, Wolf, and Wildcat. The five Galactazords can combine into the Galaxy Megazord. They are later joined by the Magna Defender's Torozord, with which he can combine to become the Defender Torozord. Later in the series, the Rhino Galactabeast turned Centaurus Megazord, Phoenix Galactabeast turned Stratoforce Megazord, and Shark Galactabeast turned Zenith Carrierzord, join the group.
Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue
The first set of Zords in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue are the Rescue Zords, a collection of five rescue vehicles constructed by Operation Lightspeed, consisting of Pyro Rescue One, Hydro Rescue Two, Aero Rescue Three, Haz Rescue Four, and Med Rescue Five. These can combine to become the Lightspeed Megazord. These are later joined by the Titanium Ranger's Max Solarzord, which can combine with the Lightspeed Megazord for all six to become the Lightspeed Solarzord. The second set of Zords are the Rail Rescue Zords, a set of train cars numbered One through Five. These Zords, normally used to carry the Rescue Zords into battle, can combine to become the Super Train Megazord. The final set of Zords are the spacecraft-themed Omega Zords, numbered One through Five, which can combine to become the Omega Megazord. The Lifeforce Megazord, a prototype Zord for the Max Solarzord, is also used by the Lightspeed Rangers, but it feeds off of their life energy.
Power Rangers Time Force
The Zords of Power Rangers Time Force are fictional highly advanced machines sent from the future that are piloted by the Time Force Rangers, individually known as the Time Fliers, numbered 1 to 5. The five Time Fliers can combine to form the Time Force Megazord, which has a Jet Mode, the speedy Mode Blue, and the powerful Mode Red. This group is later joined by the Shadow Winger, an even more advanced machine from the future, that can become the Time Shadow Megazord on its own, or combine with the Time Force Megazord so all six Zords can become the Shadow Force Megazord, in either Mode Blue or Mode Red. The Quantum Ranger operates his own individual Zord known as the Quantasaurus Rex, which has a dinosaur mode and a Megazord mode.
Power Rangers Wild Force
The Zords of Power Rangers Wild Force are known as the Wild Zords, and are fictional sentient creatures that live on the magical island of Animaria. Each shares a bond with a Wild Force Ranger through the use of crystal orbs and Growl Phones. The first set that the Wild Force Rangers use are the Red Lion, Blue Shark, Black Bison, White Tiger, and Yellow Eagle Zords, which combine into the Wild Force Megazord. They are later joined by several Zords that turn the Wild Force Megazord into various modes: Elephant, Sword & Shield Mode; Giraffe, Spear Mode; Black Bear & Polar Bear, Double Knuckle; Rhino & Armadillo, Striker Mode; and Deer, Clutcher Mode. The Red Lion Ranger's Green Gorilla Zord, in combination with the Black Bear, Polar Bear, Black Bison, and Yellow Eagle Zords, can become the Kongazord. The Lunar Wolf Ranger's Wolf, Hammerhead Shark, and Alligator Wild Zords can combine to become the Predazord. The Red Lion Ranger's Red Falcon Zord can combine with the Giraffe, Deer, Rhino, and Armadillo Zords to become the Isis Megazord. The Red Lion, when enlarged, can also combine with the Red Falcon, Blue Shark, White Tiger, and Elephant Zords to become the Pegasus Megazord. Animus, a mystical being, exists as a separate Megazord, consisting of a Black Lion, Blue Condor, Sawshark, Brown Bison, and Yellow Leopard Zords.
Power Rangers Ninja Storm
The Zords of Power Rangers Ninja Storm are giant mechanical animals piloted by the Ninja Storm Rangers. The Wind Rangers have the Ninjazords, the Hawk, Dolphin, and Lion Zords, which can combine to become the Storm Megazord, empowered by several smaller Zords which are summoned from the Power Spheres. The Thunder Rangers have their own Thunderzords, the Insectizord and the Beetlezord, which can combine to become the Thunder Megazord. These two Megazords, with the Minizord, combined become the Thunderstorm Megazord. The Green Samurai Ranger has his own Zord, the Samurai Star, transforming from a helicopter to a Megazord. It can combine with the Storm Megazord and Thunder Megazord individually to turn them into the Samurai Storm Megazord and Samurai Thunder Megazord, respectively, or all three can combine, with the Ninja Firebird, to become the Hurricane Megazord. The Mighty Mammoth Zord, which is summoned by the Green Samurai Ranger, appears later, and can summon the many Power Spheres on its own.
Power Rangers Dino Thunder
The Zords of Power Rangers Dino Thunder are fictional dinosaur-like robots known as Biozords that prior to the series were created by Tommy Oliver and Anton Mercer during their collaboration. They are mostly maintained by Tommy's friend Hayley. The first set is composed of the Tyrannozord, Tricerazord, and Pterazord, which when combined become the Thundersaurus Megazord. The Black Ranger has the Brachiozord, which acts as a carrier for the other Biozords, including the additional Cephalozord, Dimetrozord, Parasaurzord, Ankylozord, and Stegazord, each of which can combine with the Thundersaurus Megazord to give it a new weapon. The White Ranger has his own Dragozord as well as control over the Stegazord, which when combined become the Dino Stegazord. The Triassic Ranger also has control over the Mezodon Rover and Triassic Megarover, which when combined become the Mezodon Megazord. The Mezodon Megazord also can combine with the Cephalozord, Dimetrozord, Parasaurzord, and Ankylozord to become the Triceramax Megazord. The Thundersaurus Megazord, Dino Stegazord, and some parts of the Mezodon Megazord, are also used to become the Valkasaurus Megazord. The Blizzard Megazord is also seen, made up of an evil Carnotaurzord and Chasmozord.
Power Rangers S.P.D.
The Zords of Power Rangers S.P.D. are the law-enforcement vehicles used by Space Patrol Delta. The first set are the Delta Runners, numbered 1 to 5, which combine to become the Delta Squad Megazord. The Shadow Ranger has control over the Delta Command Crawler, a transformed version of Space Patrol Delta's headquarters, that can transform into the Delta Command Megazord. The Omega Ranger, joining the group later, has his own motorcycle Zord known as the Omegamax Cycle, which can transform into the Omegamax Megazord or combine with the Delta Squad Megazord to become the Deltamax Megazord. The S.P.D. Rangers, when they gain their S.W.A.T. qualifications, then use the S.W.A.T. Flyer Zords, numbered 1 to 5, that can combine into the S.W.A.T. Megazord or the S.W.A.T. Flyer Cannon, a giant weapon to be used by other Megazords.
Power Rangers Mystic Force
The Zords of Power Rangers Mystic Force are magical transformations of the Mystic Rangers. The first set are the humanoid Mystic Titans, consisting of the Mystic Phoenix, Mystic Garuda, Mystic Mermaid, Mystic Sprite, and Mystic Minotaur; the last four can combine to become the Mystic Dragon, which the Mystic Phoenix can ride, or all five can combine to become the Titan Megazord. Catastros, a magical horse Zord, is initially controlled by the Mystic Rangers' enemy Koragg the Knight Wolf. He can combine with Catastros to either form the Centaur Megazord, with his upper body simply replacing Catastros's head, or completely to become the Centaurus Wolf Megazord. The Mystic Phoenix can also combine with Catastros, becoming the Centaurus Phoenix Megazord. The Solar Streak is the Zord operated by the Solaris Knight, a magical train that can transform into the Solar Streak Megazord. When the Mystic Rangers become the Legend Warriors, they can become the Mystic Firebird (Red Ranger only) and Mystic Lion (Yellow, Blue, Pink, and Green Rangers together), more animal-like forms, that become the Manticore Megazord. Brightstar, a unicorn Zord, appears later, and together with the Mystic Phoenix becomes the Phoenix Unizord.
Power Rangers Operation Overdrive
The Zords used in Power Rangers Operation Overdrive are called the DriveMax Zords and are all based on real world vehicles. The first five used by the Overdrive Rangers are the Dump Driver, Speed Driver, Gyro Driver, Dozer Driver, and Sub Driver, which together become the DriveMax Megazord. They eventually gain access to the auxilliary Drill Driver, Shovel Driver, Cement Driver, and Crane Driver Zords, each of which can combine with the DriveMax Megazord individually or together to become the Super DriveMax Megazord. The group later gains the Sonic Streaker Zord, which can combine with the auxilliary Zords to become the DualDrive Megazord, or with the Super DriveMax Megazord to become the DriveMax Ultrazord. The Mercury Ranger has his own Zords known as the Rescue Runners, numbered 1, 2, and 3, which combine to form the Flash Point Megazord. The original five Rangers later gain the Drive Commander, Drive Carrier, Drive Fighter, Drive Attacker, and Drive Roller Zords, which can become the massive BattleFleet Zord or the BattleFleet Megazord.
Power Rangers Jungle Fury
The Zords used in Power Rangers Jungle Fury are the Animal Spirits which the Rangers possess within themselves. The Red Tiger, Blue Jaguar, and Yellow Cheetah Rangers first use the Tiger, Jaguar, and Cheetah Spirits, which when combined become the Jungle Pride Megazord. They later gain access to the Elephant, Bat, and Shark Spirits, which empower the Jungle Pride Megazord further. The Violet Wolf Ranger has his own Wolf Spirit, which can combine with the Tiger and Jaguar to become the Jungle Wolf Megazord. When the original three Rangers gain their Jungle Master Mode, they can then access the Gorilla, Antelope, and Penguin Spirits, which can combine to become the Jungle Master Megazord. The White Rhino Ranger uses the Rhino SteelZord, which can become the Rhino Warrior Mode on its own, or combine with the other Rangers' Zords to become the Rhino Pride Megazord. Jarrod and Camille also master their own Spirits, having a Lion and Chameleon Spirit that combine with the Jungle Pride and Rhino Pride Megazords.
Power Rangers RPM
The Zords used in Power Rangers RPM are animal-themed motor vehicles called the Zord Attack Vehicles, initially comprising the Eagle Racer, Lion Hauler, and Bear Crawler, which combine into the High Octane Megazord. They are later joined by the Tail Spinner and Wolf Cruiser Zords, capable of combining with the High Octane Megazord, or with each other and the Croc Carrierzord to become the ValveMax Megazord. These six Zords can then combine into the Zenith Megazord. The Gold and Silver Rangers have the Falcon Copter and Tiger Jet Zords, respectively, which can combine with the High Octane Megazord, or with the shared Whale Zord to become the Mach Megazord. The total of nine Zords can also combine into the SkyRev Megazord. The Paleozords are three prehistoric animal themed train Zords that can combine to become the PaleoMax Megazord. All 12 Zords together can become the RPM Ultrazord. Also joining the group of 12 is the Road Attack Zord, an either human-sized or Megazord-sized wheel-themed robot that can be used by the other Megazords as a weapon.
Power Rangers Samurai and Super Samurai
The Zords used in Power Rangers Samurai and Super Samurai are the Folding Zords, which transform from emblems into small and sentient animals, before the Samurai Rangers transform themselves and their Folding Zords into into Mega Mode. The set used by the original group of five are the Lion, Dragon, Bear, Ape, and Turtle Folding Zords which can combine into the Samurai Megazord. This group is later augmented by the Beetlezord, Swordfishzord, and Tigerzord, enabling the Samurai Megazord to become the Beetle Blaster, Swordfish Fencer, and Tiger Drill Megazords, respectively. These three Zords can also combine to become the Samurai Battlewing, which can combine with the Samurai Megazord to become the Battlewing Megazord. A Sharkzord is also summoned by the Rangers, turning the Samurai Megazord into the Samurai Shark Megazord. The Gold Ranger has his own Octozord, which can combine with the Samurai Megazord turning it into the Octo Spear Megazord or the Samurai Battlewing turning it into the Samurai Battle Cannon, as well as the Clawzord which can turn into the Claw Battlezord with or without the Octozord. The Samurai Megazord and Claw Battlezord can combine into the Claw Armor Megazord, which uses the Samurai Battle Cannon as a weapon. The Bullzord is later obtained by the Red Samurai Ranger, in Shogun Mode, who can transform it into the Bull Megazord. The Gold Ranger also possesses the Lightzord, which can transform from a handheld weapon into a Megazord-sized robot. The Samurai Megazord, Claw Battlezord, Samurai Battle Cannon, and Bull Megazord can all combine to become the Samurai Gigazord; it can also wield the Sharkzord to transform into the Samurai Shark Gigazord.
Power Rangers Megaforce
The Zords in Power Rangers Megaforce are animals that are combined with vehicles. The first set are the Dragon, Shark, Phoenix, Tiger, and Snake Mechazords, which can combine to become the Gosei Great Megazord. They can also combine with a series of auxilliary Zords, each collectively known as "Brothers": the Sea Brothers are the Manta, Hammerhead, and Sawshark Zords, which turn the Gosei Great Megazord into the Sea Megazord; the Land Brothers are the Dino, Beetle, and Rhino Zords, which turn the Gosei Great Megazord into the Land Megazord; the Sky Brothers are the Ptera, Hawk, and Crow Zords, which combine with the Gosei Great Megazord to become the Sky Megazord. When the Gosei Great Megazord combines with all three sets of Brother Zords, as well as the Ultra Change Zord, it becomes the Ultra Gosei Great Megazord. The Robo Knight has his own Lion Zord, which he combines with, as well as two other Zords known as the Sea Lion and Sky Lion Knight Brothers. Together, they can combine to become the Gosei Grand Megazord.
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