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Varan is the main antagonist of the 1958 Japanese kaiju film Varan.

Living beneath a lake near a small village and feared by its inhabitants as the angry god "Baradagi", Varan emerged from its hiding place and went on a rampage.

Appearance

Varan is a large tan-colored dinosaur with a theropod posture, long spines running down its back, and gliding membranes between its legs.

Powers and Abilities

Varan possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Enormous size
  • Near invulnerability
  • Flight
  • Powerful tail
  • Amphibious locomotion

Fate

Varan was killed after it was tricked into swallowing several explosives.

Trivia

  • Varan is described as a "tri-phibian" because he can move on land, in water, and in the air.

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