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ModokiBetamon is an Amphibian Digimon. Although it looks identical to Betamon, it is a rare species with a very small population. With its calm personality, it inhabits quiet swampland, and skilfully controls water currents.[1] This yellow-green soldier lies in wait to ambush the enemy with its water pillars.[2]

Attacks

  • Electric Shock (電光ビリリン Denkou Biririn?, lit. "Lightning Shock"): Generates more than 1 MV of electric current to strike the opponent.
  • Blade Fin: Generates a shock wave from the crest on its head.
  • Aqua Tower: Unleashes a tiny waterspout.
  • Water Gun Knife
  • Fin Blade

Design[]

ModokiBetamon's design is derived from the Dimetrodon (Dimetrodon grandis).

Etymologies[]

ModokiBetamon (モドキベタモン)

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

  • (Ja:) Modoki (擬き? lit. "pseudo-").
  • Beta. Possibly short for betabeta (ベタベタ?) which means sticky, betanko (ベタンコ?) which means squashed, or Β, the second Greek letter.

Fiction[]

Digimon Seekers[]

Tomonori Ryusenji hires Eiji Nagasumi to get him a ModokiBetamon. Eiji: Wolf of the Ninth Avenue Chapter 1-3 After tracking one down, Eiji sends three of his Tyrannomon after it. The three Tyrannomon chase it around the subway but just they were about to trap their prey in a corner, a subway train drives passed with the Tyrannomon having to get out of the way to avoid being run over. They continue to chase it, with it running into the nearby sewers. As they look for it, one of them is suddenly killed by a surprise attack from the ModokiBetamon. Eiji, who was in the human world, received a notification that one of his three Tyrannomon had been killed and — not wanting to fail the mission since he needed the money — quickly replaces the defeated Tyrannomon with another one. Eiji: Wolf of the Ninth Avenue Chapter 1-1 They are eventually able to capture it, which allows Eiji to complete the request and give it to Tomonori. Eiji's Digimon Dock had a memory error however, which nearly caused the ModokiBetamon to be destroyed during the transfer process. Eiji: Wolf of the Ninth Avenue Chapter 1-3 Eiji: Wolf of the Ninth Avenue Chapter 1-4

Digimon Liberator[]

A ModokiBetamon and its Tamer are hanging out in City Center Jewel when Shoto Kazama and Arisa Kinosaki go to to report their encounter with Frozen Knight to the GMs. Shrinking Violet (Part 1)

Digimon World[]

ModokiBetamon appears in Native Forest as a wild Digimon, and will attack if the protagonist gets too close. It also appears in Mangrove Forest after Betamon is recruited. ModokiBetamon can drop Small Recovery, and its techniques are Static Elect, Electric Cloud, Water Blit, and Aqua Magic.[citation needed]

Digimon World 2[]

ModokiBetamon can be obtained with a GameShark cheat code.

Digimon World 3[]

ModokiBetamon is only available as a Black Rookie Card with 1/2.

Digimon Digital Card Battle[]

The ModokiBetamon card is #171 and is a Rookie level Rare-type card with 550 HP, and worth 20 DP in the DP Slot. Its attacks are:

  • B c "Electric Shock": inflicts 120 damage.
  • B t "Blade Fin": inflicts 280 damage.
  • B x "Aqua Tower": inflicts 190 damage, and sets the opponent's B c attack to 0.

Its support effect is "Opponent's HP become same as own. Own Attack Power becomes 0."

Notes and references[]

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