Rodan, known in his alternate form as Fire Rodan, is the main antagonist of the 1956 Japanese kaiju film Rodan and protagonist of several sequels.
Rodan was a giant pterosaur who, along with his mate, was awoken from his slumber by nuclear radiation.
Rodan is a reddish-brown bipedal pterosaur with a fully erect posture. He has an armored underbelly, a pointed beak, and two crests on the back of his head.
Powers and Abilities
Rodan possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Powerful jaws
- Enormous size
- Uranium Beam
Rodan and his mate were seemingly killed in the lava flows of the volcano Mt. Aso. However, the film Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster revealed that Rodan himself survived.
- Rodan is one of five monsters to appear in every era of the franchise.