A mysterious, enigmatic figure, Benton Dusk plays a pivotal role in the world of Bakugan. As a world-famous business magnate, investor, engineer, & inventor, Dusk is truly a modern renaissance man. He is ranked as the 79th wealthiest person in the world & ranked 16th on Culture Magazine's list of the World's Most Influential People. The very existence of the Bakugan holds great interest for Dusk. For him, they fall right in line with how he sees the future of humanity. His goal is to keep Bakugan & their powers open source. In other words, available for all to use. To that end, Benton recruits Dan Kouzo & the Awesome Ones to aid his personal quest to collect the Core Cells. While he starts out as a mysterious benefactor, he reveals himself as one of the good guys, mentoring the young heroes.