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Oil Drinker
Oil Drinker night
Home world: Planet Earth (Nebula M78 Timeline)
First appearance: Ultraman Taro Episode 1: "Like The Sun, Mother of Ultra" (1973)
Latest appearance: None
Height: 60 m
Weight: 29,000 t
Category: Choju
Affiliation: Yapool (Creator)

Astromons (Enemy)

Roar(s): TBA

Oil Drinker (オイルドリンカー, Oiru Dorinkā?) or Oilmons was the first monster (also the last of Yapool's Choju) to appear in the TV series, Ultraman Taro.

Subtitle: Oil Super Beast (オイル超獣 Oiru Chōjū?)

Stats

  • Height: 60 m
  • Weight: 29,000 t
  • Origin: Pacific Ocean ~ Tokyo Bay

History

Ultraman Taro

Oil Drinker was the last of Yapool's Choju after he created Jumbo King. Oilmons was found attacking a Japanese oil refinery, consuming its oil. As ZAT arrived to attack it, a man named Kotaro Higashi tried to fight it too by hijacking one of the cranes nearby. Oilmons however was able to snap the crane, and disappeared into the ocean. 

Later that night, Oilmons returned to the same refinery and ZAT was already there to begin an attack. As ZAT and Oilmons were fighting, a massive plant lifted from the ground and took the form of the monster, Astromons, who joined the battle and fought the Choju. Oil Drinker was no match against the more powerful Astromons, and was ultimately killed when he was eaten by his massive flower gorge.

Trivia

  • When Doragory killed Muruchi in Ultraman Ace, it was to signify that Choju are stronger than kaiju in the series. However when Astromons ate and killed Oil Drinker, these roles were reversed to show that the kaiju of Taro are stronger than the choju of Ace's timeline, thus creating a short-lived name of "Super Choju" (which would translate to super super beasts, which assumes that "Choju" became adapted into a proper noun).
  • Design: Teruo Suzuki
  • Oil Drinker was created from a modified Gorgosaurus costume from the TV series, Mirrorman. An actual Gorgosaurus would appear later in the series.
  • His design seems to be based off Garan, a one-shot choju defeated by Ultraman Ace early on in the previous Ultra series.
  • Oil Drinker can be seen in the Ultra Garrison's computer files in Ultra Seven - Operation: Solar Energy though it was the year 1968, and he didn't appeared until 1973.
  • In the Taro segment of the "Ultraman Encyclopedia", it states that Yapool released Oil Drinker several months after the events to Ace to give the humans time to recuperate before unleashing his final attempt and demonstration of his power.

Powers and Weapons

  • Fire Stream: Oil Drinker can emit a deadly stream of flames from his mouth.
  • Adept Swimmer: Oil Drinker is able to swim with little trouble.
  • Fangs: Oil Drinker has fangs sharper than diamond that are used to break tough oil barrels, refineries etc.
  • Oil Gorge: True to his name, Oil Drinker can consume many gallons of oil without receiving any negative side effects.

Gallery

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Ultraman Taro Kaiju & Seijin
Oil Drinker | Tigris Flower | Astromons | Cosmo Liquid | Live King | King Tortoise | Queen Tortoise | Mini Tortoise | Jirenma | Ganza | Tagarl | Tondaile | Arindo Ants | Arindo | Depparas | Basara | Volkeller | Sheltar | Enmargo | Miegon | Okariyan | Birdon | Kemjila | Flying Raidron | King Zemira | Pandora | Chinpe | Rodera | Space Moths | Mururoa | Rabbidog | Mukadender | Mandarin Grass | Alien Mefilas II | Eleking II | Reconstructed Giant Yapool | Reconstructed Bemstar | Reconstructed Sabotendar | Reconstructed Verokron II | Mushra | Guron | Alien Temperor | Alien Katan | Grost | Hertz | Alien Medusa | Alien Miracle | Alien Terrorist | Mochiron | Tyrant | Gongoros | Android Seiko | Elegia | Motokureron | Alien Kisaragi | Memole | Alien Dorzu | Piccolo | Gorgosaurus | Gelan | Alien File | Veron | Orphy | Alien Khan | Garaking | Rindon | Dorobon | Samekujira | Alien Valky

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