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I am ready to serve you whenever the time comes, Master Barodius.
Dharak to Barodius, Confrontation

Dharak (ダラク, Daraku?), also called Dharaknoid (ダラクノイド, Darakunoido?), was a four-legged dragon-like Bakugan. He is the direct descendant of the Original Dharaknoid, one of two original Bakugan created by Code Eve. His Battle Gear is AirKor.

In the Bakugan anime, he makes his first cameo in the finale of Bakugan Battle Brawlers: New Vestroia in the video Professor Clay Fermin receives the video transmissons of Neathian-Gundalian War. In Bakugan: Gundalian Invaders, he serves as the Guardian Bakugan of Barodius, the emperor of Gundalia, and was amused with his master's behavior. After losing to Dan Kuso and Drago at the end of the season in his Phantom Dharak form, he and Barodius attempt to claim the Sacred Orb's power for themselves anyways, causing them to be imprisoned and mutated in a separate dimension by Code Eve. The two return in the next season, mutated into Razenoid and Mag Mel, respectively.


Gundalia's strongest Bakugan and the partner of Emperor Barodius. He is from the same lineage as Drago and has inherited the DNA of the biological makeup of one of the two original Bakugan. He projects a dark energy blast from his mouth to devastate his opponents and only Emperor Barodius can bring out the best of his abilities.

Bakugan Dimensions

Dharak is from the same lineage as Drago, so he has inherited the DNA of the most powerful biological makeup of the Ancient Bakugan. He can blast energy from his mouth to devastate his opponents.[1]


Dharak's rivalry with Drago mirrors the latter's former rivalry with Alpha Hydranoid and Helios MK2 in the first two series, but unlike them, Dharak can't be turned good, as he only serves Emperor Barodius and the Twelve Orders of Gundalia. Also, his voice does not sound as sinister as Hydranoid's or Helios', having a calmer tone to that deep serious voice like Hydranoid when he first appeared. His personality also appears to be similar to his brawling partner, Barodius, being devious, quiet and hot-tempered.



Dharak in the video that Professor Clay recieved

Bakugan Battle Brawlers: New Vestroia

In Final Fury, he was shown on a video that Professor Clay received from an unknown source, which was later revealed to be Fabia. He was at war alongside Lumagrowl, Strikeflier, Sabator, Lythirus, and Krakix. He also combined with his Battle Gear (AirKor) and defeated a large number of Neathian Bakugan such as Raptorix and Merlix.

Bakugan: Gundalian Invaders

Bakugan dharak

Dharak in Bakugan form

Dharak makes his debut in a vision of Dan's, alongside Barodius fighting the Castle Knights Bakugan alongside the rest of the Twelve Orders Bakugan.[2]

He also appears in a flashback in Revelation when Ren tells the Battle Brawlers that Nethia invaded Gundlia.

Dharak appears briefly talking to Emperor Barodius saying he is ready to serve him whenever the time comes. The emperor tells him that his services were not needed.[3]

He reappears in Exposed, in a flashback when Marucho Marukura and Ren Krawler were talking about the war between the Gundalians and the Neathians.

He appears by Barodius' side again, commenting that the human brawlers stolen from Earth were efficient.[4]

He appears once again talking about Drago possibly being tough for Linehalt to defeat on his own.[5]

When the Twelve Orders invade Neathia, he appears with Barodius ordering him to destroy the second shield. He battles on Neathia with the rest of the Twelve Orders Bakugan and uses Exokor to become Dharak Colossus for the first time. He uses his armor to destroy the Second Security Shield using Darkus waver. He also met Drago who was Lumino Dragonoid for the first time, calling him a "Worthless lizard." They end up battling with Dharak using thunder prob and knocking him down. Drago got back up and used Lumnio harmer which he countered by using thunder prob. Drago avoides the attack and comes up to Dhark asking if he will really take him down. The two Bakugan glare at each other ready to finsh the fight, but when they both get close to each other, a bright light (Code Eve) appeared, and all Gundalians were sent back to Gundalia. After returning to Gundlia Dhark tells Barodius that he thinks it is interesting that the light appeard before he fought Drago.[6]

In The Secret of the Orb, Kazarina tells him that when Exokor gets upgraded to class 2 than he can crush the second shield very easy. Dhark then asks how long will it take only to find out it will take 3 days to finish.

He battled against Sabator and his Battle Gear Chompixx. He lost in the first round due to Sabator using a Level 3 Class Battle Gear Ability Card but in the second round, he defeated Sabator, who managed to survive due to the Sacred Orb transferring him between dimensions.[7]

He attacks Sid Arkale because he escaped from Kazarina's Lab, which causes Sid to fall to his death trying to save Ren. When Dan tries to convince Ren to switch sides, he tells Dan that his efforts to turn Ren are useless, and to save his insults for the battlefield.[8]

He merges with his upgraded Colossus Armour to permanently destroy the restored Second Shield and ends up facing Lumino Dragonoid again. He easily defeats him and punctures a hole in the Second Shield. But before he can continue Ren switches sides and Linehalt attacks him.[9]


Dharak in ball form

He detaches from his Colossus parts and then attached to AirKor to battle Ren and Linehalt. He won the first round but in the second round, Linehalt unleashed his Forbidden Power, causing Dragonoid Colossus to appear and stop the battle leaving it a draw.[10]

He appeared in a fantasy, where Nurzak tells that should Dragon fail Dragonoid Colossus' test he will be given the same test as well, being both capable of wielding the Sacred Orb. It is also revealed that he and Drago were direct descendants from the original Dharaknoid and Dragonoid. He appeared later again in a flashback.[11]

He battled Blitz Dragonoid, who used his Axator Gear and Jakalier. He defeated Jakalier and his Battle Gear (AirKor) defeated Blitz Dragonoid's Battle Gear (Axator Gear), though he later lost the battle to Drago. Barodius said he had never seen Dharak lose before[12]

He appeared talking to Emperor Barodius and Kazarina about Drago and his power.[13]

Kazarina successfully fused Blitz Dragonoid's DNA (Ultimate Warrior Gene) with Dharak's, which caused him to evolve into Phantom Dharak.[14]

Ability Cards

  • Darkness Waver
  • Thunder Probe
  • Evil Blast (Evil Blow/Evil Glow)
  • Westwall Shield (Darkness Wall): Nullifies the opponent's ability.
  • Darkness Glow
  • High Skewed Waver
  • Exodus Waver

Physical Game


Darkus Dharak equipped with a Gold Airkor

Darkus Dharak Open

Dharak was released with Lumagrowl, Avior, Snapzoid, Coredem, Phosphos, Strikeflier, and Helix Dragonoid.

Like Helix Dragonoid, Lumagrowl, Avior, Strikeflier, and Phosphos, Dharak is Bakugan Battle Gear compatible. With the metal cylinder inside Dharak's back, Battle Gear can be activated when they combine. In order to do this, you pull down its wings and tail.

The Pyrus version comes in four variations, with 770 Gs in Crimson and Pearl, 660 Gs and 700 Gs in the BakuTriad, one that comes with the BakuClip and one that comes in a Brawler Game Pack.

The Subterra version comes in two variations, with 620 Gs in BakuTriad and 720 Gs in Game Pack.

The Haos version comes in four variations, with 640 Gs in BakuTriad, 660 Gs with a BakuClip, 690 Gs in the Target-exclusive "Evil Twin" pack and 750 Gs in BakuGranite.

The Darkus version comes in nine variations, with 610 Gs, 620 Gs, and 750 Gs, 790 Gs in BakuTriad, 670 Gs in the Target-exclusive "Evil Twin" pack, 750 Gs in Combat set/Game Pack, 800 Gs or 600 Gs in Brawler Game Pack and 790 or 750 Gs in BakuBoost.

The Aquos version comes with 720 Gs in BakuTriad and BakuBoost and in BakuTin he comes in 700 Gs. It is also available with the Gundalian Invaders BakuClip.

The Ventus version comes in three variations, with 700 Gs in BakuBoost and 660 in Brawlers Game Pack and 700 Gs in BakuTriad. A BakuBlue is 870 Gs for Aquos only at Walmart.

His Translucent Darkus version has 720 Gs.

It is one of the few Bakugan who has also been released in BakuMorph.

In Japan, the Darkus version in GP-001 comes with 520 Gs.

Dharak was also going to be remade as a Baku Sky Raider with a small adjustment to the feet so it can jump, but it was never released.

Attribute G-Power(s)
Pyrus Pyrus: 660 Gs, 700 Gs, 770 Gs (Crimson and Pearl)
Aquos Aquos: 700 Gs, 720 Gs
Subterra Subterra: 620 Gs, 720 Gs
Haos Haos: 640 Gs, 660 Gs, 690 Gs (Evil Twin)
Darkus Darkus: 520 Gs (Japan), 600 Gs, 610 Gs, 620 Gs, 670 Gs, 720 Gs (Translucent), 750 Gs, 790 Gs, 800 Gs
Ventus Ventus: 660 Gs, 700 Gs, 870 Gs (BakuBlue)
Clear PhantomDharak Closed Clear: N/A


'Dharak' is derived from the Japanese for corruption[15], (daraku), which likely refers to Dharak's corrupted, power-hungry personality. Its Japanese name is also the same as the one mentioned, except that it is written in katakana.

'Dharak' may also derive from Zahhak,[16], an evil figure from Iranian mythology, which might refer to his purely-evil nature.


  • His voice in ball form is different from his voice in Bakugan form.
  • As Dharak Colossus, he seems to have the same abilities, but with greater strength.
  • When he merges with AirKor as Dharak Colossus, the middle part of AirKor is left out.
  • It seems that his Darkus toy in Evil Twin Pack and regular version have inverted detail colors. These color errors might be manufacture errors.
  • He is one of the few Bakugan to have four legs that open in ball form, along with Hynoid, Hydranoid, Terrorclaw, Mantris, Kilan Leoness, Brawlacus Dharak, and Damakor.
  • Of all the Gundalian Invaders Bakugan, Dharak has been released in the most alternately colored forms (BakuGranite, BakuBlue, Crimson & Pearl, and Evil Twin).
  • He, and by extension, his evolution Phantom Dharak, are the only Bakugan belonging to the Twelve Orders whose G-Power was not shown.
  • In the Korean version, His name is Spelled as "드라크"(Drak), which was intended to rhyme with Drago.
  • The Korean Voice actor is also the same VA for Masquerade, Mason, Coredem and Stoica.