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Chubs (おでぶ Odebu?) was one of Doctor Garaki's intelligent High-End Nomu that he kept in his lab under Jaku General Hospital. He and his kin act as some of the secondary antagonists of the Paranormal Liberation War Arc.

Appearance

Chubs possesses a bulging, round physique. His legs are replaced from the thigh down with robotic thrusters, and his two hands are combined with mouths with tongues and teeth. Several mouths line his body when using his Mouth Quirk and small vertebrae jut out of his back, He has a strange metal grid grafted to his head that hides his brain.

Personality

Being originated from the body of a glutton, Chubs is far less mobile than most of the other High-Ends, however he still possesses a desire to follow his orders and fight opponents, though preferring to face them head-on. Chubs also displays some semblance of intelligence and knowledge, as he not only knew to deal with Crust when he first arrived to the fight, but he even recognized and knew who he was.

Synopsis

History

Before being turned into a High-End Nomu, Chubs was once a glutton. He was carefully selected by Doctor Garaki to be made into a Nomu.[1]

Paranormal Liberation War Arc

As the heroes start their raid on Jaku Hospital, Doctor Garaki prepares to use Johnny's Quirk to warp himself and Tomura Shigaraki to safety. Before he can, however, Mirko bursts inside his lab, inadvertently killing Johnny in the process.

The now trapped Doctor releases five High-End Nomu, one of them being Chubs, in an effort to push Mirko back as he tends to Tomura.[2] While his brethren focused on protecting the Doctor and fighting Mirko, Chubs noticed the Pro Hero Crust arriving to the fight, immediately recognizing him and going to hold him off, to Crust's surprise.

Chubs proceeded to use his immense size to block off the entrance to Doctor Garaki's lab, and despite Crust utilizing his Shield Quirk to tear through his body and being assisted by other heroes, he managed to hold off and absorb all the attacks thrown at him. It took Eraser Head eventually arriving and using his Erasure to shut down his Quirks, allowing Chubs to be blown backward opening the entrance to the lab.

Chubs continued to battle against the heroes until the rest of the hospital and lab were being destroyed by the newly awakened Tomura Shigaraki's Decay, resulting in many of the Pro Heroes and the rest of the High-Ends being destroyed. In one last gambit, Chubs manages to grab ahold of a fleeing Eraser Head, threatening to spread the Decay to him, but Crust uses his Shield to cut Chubs' arm, sacrificing himself alongside Chubs.[3]

Abilities

Overall Abilities: Like other Nomu, he was shown to be decently powerful.

  • Enhanced Strength: Using his Metal Teeth Quirk, he managed to munch through one of No. 6 Hero's, Crust's, larger shields, ones specifically created to protect fellow heroes and hold the Nomu from advancing.
  • Enhanced Durability: Befitting his stature, Chubs is a damage sponge, able to take powerful attacks from high ranked Pro Heroes like Crust with little trouble.

Tactical Intellect: Like other High Ends, he can speak, though with slight stuttering, with enough cognitive ability to recognize Crust. Using his Body Expansion Quirk to great potential, he blocked off the passage to the main laboratory, all by himself, to prevent any heroes from interfering with Woman and the other High Ends attempted execution of Mirko, to prevent any more heroes from interfering with Doctor Garaki's attempted awakening of Tomura Shigaraki and even forced the heroes on the back-foot during this obstacle creation, wearing them down with his Quirks. However, this was cut short when Eraser Head erased all of the Nomu's Quirks, allowing Chubs to be expelled from the passage and ending his attempt to hold back the heroes.

Quirks

Super Regeneration (超再生 Chōsaisei?): Like all High-End Nomu, Chubs possessed this Quirk, which gave him the ability to regenerate from any damage he took.

Unnamed Body Expansion Quirk: This Quirk allowed Chubs to extend his body, making it bigger and able to absorb more attacks, as well as to block off routes.

Unnamed Mouth Quirk: This Quirk allowed Chubs to grow ridges of teeth and gums all over his body to increase his biting capabilities.

Unnamed Metal Teeth Quirk: This Transformation Quirk turns Chubs' teeth into metal, giving him increased bite strength and jaw durability, enough to shatter the shield's of the No. 6 Hero, Crust.

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Chapter Appearances

Appearances
Meta Liberation Army Arc
218. The Meta Liberation Army Absent
219. Go, Slidin' Go! Absent
220. My Villain Academia Absent
221. Memento from All For One Debut
222. Tomura Shigaraki: Distortion Appears
223. Cockroaches Absent
224. Revival Party Absent
225. Interview with a Vampire Absent
226. Bloody Love Absent
227. Sleepy Absent
228. Wounded Soul Absent
229. All It Takes Is One Bad Day Absent
230. Sad Man's Parade Absent
231. Path Absent
232. Meta Abilities and Quirks Absent
233. Bright Future Absent
234. Destruction Sense Absent
235. Tenko Shimura: Origin Absent
236. Tenko Shimura: Origin, Part 2 Absent
237. Tomura Shigaraki: Origin Absent
238. Liberation Absent
239. Successor Absent
240. Power Absent
Paranormal Liberation War Arc
253. Shirakumo Absent
254. More of a Hero than Anyone Absent
255. Hero Hopeful Absent
256. The High, Deep Blue Sky Absent
257. Pass It Forward, to Whomever Absent
258. Friends Absent
259. A Quiet Beginning Absent
260. Life's Work Absent
261. High-Ends Appears
262. Mirko, the No. 5 Hero Appears
263. I Wanna Be with You Guys!! Absent
264. One's Justice Absent
265. Villains and Heroes Absent
266. Happy Life Absent
267. Flames Absent
268. Scramble! Appears
269. The Three of Us Appears
270. Inheritance Absent
271. Dark Cloud Absent
272. Good Morning! Death
273. The Thrill of Destruction Absent
274. Search Absent
275. Encounter, Part 2 Flashback
276. You Cheated...! Flashback
277. Who...? Absent
278. Disaster Walker Absent
279. League of Villains vs. U.A. Students Absent
280. Red Riot, Part 3 Absent
281. Plus Ultra Absent
282. Footfall of Destruction Absent
283. 75 Absent
284. Deep Blue Battle Absent
285. Katsuki Bakugo Rising Absent
286. The Ones Within Us Absent
287. Mistake Absent
288. Save Takeo!! Absent
289. Miss Candid and Miss Shut-Away Absent
290. Dabi's Dance Absent
291. Thanks For Going Strong Absent
292. Threads of Hope Absent
293. Hero-Saturated Society Absent
294. Final Performance Absent
295. Tenacious Absent
296. Hellish Hell Absent
297. Tartarus Absent
298. Sounds of Collapse Absent
299. Like Those Tragic Tales Absent
300. The Hellish Todoroki Family, Part 2 Absent
301. The Wrong Way to Put Out a Fire, Part 1 Absent
302. The Wrong Way to Put Out a Fire, Part 2 Absent
303. Top Three Absent
304. Izuku Midoriya and Toshinori Yagi Absent
305. Izuku Midoriya and Tomura Shigaraki Absent
306. The Final Act Begins Absent
Villain Hunt Arc
307. Been a While!! Absent
308. Full Power!! Absent
309. Can't Be a Child Anymore Absent
310. Masters and Pupil Absent
311. Here We Go!! Absent
312. Hired Gun Flashback
313. High-Speed Long-Range Mobile Cannon Absent
314. The Lovely Lady Nagant Absent
315. Platitudes Absent
316. Your Turn Absent
317. Scars, Blood, Filth Absent
318. Reckless Absent
319. Friend Absent
320. Deku vs. Class A Absent

References

  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 262 (p. 4).
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 261 (p. 4).
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 272.

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