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Zuul, also known as The Gatekeeper, is a major antagonist in the 1984 American comedy-horror film Ghostbusters.

Along with his partner Vinz Clortho, Zuul is a terror dog who is one of Gozer's most prominent followers and one of the heralds of his arrival.

Appearance

Zuul is a large black canine beast with a somewhat reptilian maw, sharp claws, prominent bull-like horns, and glowing red eyes.

Powers and Abilities

Zuul possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth
  • Claws
  • Horns
  • Superhuman speed
  • Possession

Fate

After Gozer's defeat, Zuul is transformed into a stone statue, allowing Dana Barrett to escape.

Trivia

  • Zuul was voiced by the film's director, Ivan Reitman.

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