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Fangmon is a Demon Beast Digimon. It lives deep in the heart of the forest, and preys upon those who lose their way. It is said that it is definitely the data of the Big Bad Wolf that appears within many fairy-tales that became a Digimon, and once it sets its sights on a prey, they will never escape, as it sometimes goes so far as to disguise itself as someone dear to its prey in order to get closer. It has a heretical existence among Dog and Wolf-species Digimon, and if Garurumon is a being of light, then Fangmon is a being of darkness.[1]

Attacks

  • Snipe Steal: Uses its sharpened agility to steal things like weapons and items from the opponent.
  • Blast Coffin

Design

Fangmon is based on the fictional Big Bad Wolf. It resembles a red wolf with an exaggerated muzzle.

Etymologies

Fangmon (ファングモン)

Official romanization given by the Digimon Reference Book and used in the franchise.

Fiction

Digimon Adventure:

A Fangmon chases after T.K. and Patamon with Patamon proving to be too weak to digivolve into Angemon to protect them. However, Komondomon suddenly rams the Fangmon as it leaps at T.K. and Patamon and Greymon and Birdramon are able to destroy the Fangmon with some teamwork.

Later, two more Fangmon attack the group, accompanied by their leader Cerberumon. After Cerberumon throws off MetalGreymon and Garudamon, they are surrounded by a whole pack of Fangmon, but the two Ultimates are eventually able to destroy them all. Cerberumon and two Fangmon continue the chase while MetalGreymon and Garudamon are distracted, injuring Sora and boarding Komondomon. However, T.K. and Patamon's determination to protect everyone allows Patamon to digivolve into Pegasusmon who knocks the Fangmon off of Komondomon. Pegasusmon quickly destroys the two Fangmon before turning his attention to Cerberumon. Soaring Hope

Digimon Heroes!

Fangmon is card 6-083.

Digimon Survive

Fangmon runs a gang with a large group of Gazimon and Numemon being its minions. It comes across Saki Kimishima, Floramon, Shuuji Kayama, and Lopmon and tries to kill them — though they escape. It tells the Gazimon to find them, though instead they find Takuma Momozuka and the others. Figuring that killing any human would be fine, they attack them though are defeated with Fangmon watching this fight from afar whilst invisible. It is spotted by Falcomon, causing it to retreat alongside the Gazimon.

It follows Takuma and his friends whilst invisible but is spotted by Kunemon, so attacks the group, though flees after a short battle. It eventually finds Saki, Shuuji, and their partners at the dam and attacks them though Takuma and the arrive before it can kill them. The Professor attacks Fangmon in an attempt to save the others, only for Fangmon to push him off the dam. It tries to do the same to the others, though it and its minions are defeated by the newly digivolved Dobermon and her friends. Fangmon survives, though with all its minions dead and finding itself with a massive number disadvantage — flees.

The group later find Fangmon trapped in the fog. It tells the kids not to come near it, then freaks out as the fogs appears to kill it.

Notes and References

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