A high-ranking Stone Warrior, easily recognized by his large nose. He is a villain character in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) universe.
Stone Warriors, sometimes also referred to as Rock Soldiers, are a race of sentient humanoids, from Dimension X, whose bodies, as their name implies, are composed of stone. They are incredibly strong and resistant to physical injury, but not terribly bright. It is unclear if there are any females in their species, as all subjects observed to date appear to be masculine. Possible explanations for this may be that: (1) The females resemble the males so closely that they can not be differentiated by casual observation; (2) only the males serve in their military, leaving the females behind to rear young and tend to domestic duties; or (3) they reproduce is a non-sexual way, eliminating the need for two sexes--they may even be entirely artificial creations (something akin to the classic golem). [Special Note: The Playmates General Traag action figure's bio card, on the back of his toy package, gives his birthplace as underneath a volcano in Dimension X, suggesting that he might have been formed from raw molten rock.] The Stone Warriors' entire culture is geared towards war and conflict with a definite tendency towards aggression and hostility in regards to other species. Their numbers are organized into a strict hierarchy, with power/prestige directly linked to military rank. The current commander of the Stone Warrior legions is General Traag. Lieutenant Granitor is his immediate second-in-command, and his successor, should Traag fall in battle or meet with some other fatal mishap. At present, the Stone Warriors serve the exiled alien warlord, Krang. It is supposed that, at some time in the past, the Stone Warriors were defeated and subjugated by Krang.
Stone Warriors are much stronger than humans. They can lift, and swing, heavy objects like steel girders with relative ease. A blow from one of Granitor's fists can demolish concrete.
As Granitor's entire body is composes of stone, he is extremely tough and resistant to injury. Most conventional bullets and edged weapons will ricochet/glance harmlessly off his hide.
Granitor is a veteran soldier who has fought in, and survived, many battles. He can follow orders, or command others, with equal ease. He is familiar with the operation and use of most kinds of firearms and explosives, which includes the diverse ordinances of all sorts of alien species. His weapon of choice is the flamethrower.
Granitor can curl himself up into a roughly-spherical boulder shape at will. While in this form, he becomes even more resistant to physical injury than he already is, making it almost impossible to harm him. He moves about in this state by rolling, potentially crushing his opponents if they're unfortunate enough to get in his way.
Granitor is extremely heavy, weighing roughly two tons (4,000 lbs). Structures that will support smaller and/or lighter organisms with no problems may collapse or crumble when forced to bear his weight. However, despite his large mass, Granitor can move with the speed and agility of an average human adult.
While edged weapons aren't terribly effective against Stone Warriors, anything that will deliver blunt/crushing force, like a hammer, can potentially fracture their rock bodies. Additionally, a fall from a relatively large height, which another "softer" organism might survive, albeit with broken bones, will almost certainly cause a Stone Warrior to shatter and die.
(In no particular order of importance.)
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