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From the thunderclouds descends the King of Beasts: "Kilan Leoness"!
—Quote from the Kilan Leoness instruction book

Kilan Leoness (輝(キラン)レオネス, Kiran Reonesu?) is a liger-like Japanese original Bakugan from the BakuTech series which is the original form of Leoness-type. It evolves into Shield Leoness, then Ogre Leoness.


Kilan Leoness is a large, somewhat robotic "liger"-like creature.


BakuTech! Bakugan

Kilan Leoness is used by Koh Grif.

Physical Game

  • Type: Defense and Occupied

Kilan Leoness is equipped with BakuTech Convert System in which the Cross on its tail can be converted. Its low center of gravity and metal features makes all shooting attacks powerless against it. Stickers are used to decorate the convertible parts of Kilan Leoness. It has a pure white main color instead of Grey like other Haos Bakugan.

In Japan, its Haos BakuTech version in BTC-08 and BTC-17 comes with 510 Gs, 520 Gs, or 560 Gs. In BTC-20, its G version comes with 560 Gs. The version from BTC-17 only includes a Metal Cross, while the original release (BTC-08) had a Normal Cross too.

Pentagon Parameter

  • Attack: 6/10
  • Defense: 9/10
  • Occupy Force: 8/10
  • Control: 4/10
  • Stand Force: 7/10
  • Total: 34/50


Besides the standard Stand pose in which Kilan Leoness' four legs are all open, it also has other specific poses. The poses are so important in battle that they cannot be altered in a Japanese official Bakugan battle.

  • Pose of Fang (牙の構え, kiba no kamae?): The pose in which one of Kilan Leoness' front leg is closed.
  • Pose of Claw (爪の構え, tsume no kamae?): The pose in which one of Kilan Leoness' rear leg is closed.
  • Pose of Snowfield (雪原の構え, setsugen no kamae?): The pose in which each of Kilan Leoness' front and rear legs is closed.

Gate Card(s)

Ability Card(s)


  • BTC-08 Kilan Leoness Regular Haos version with Metal and Normal Cross Parts
  • BTC-17 Kilan Leoness Regular Haos version with only a Metal Cross Part
  • BTC-20 Kilan Leoness G (Recolor with Gold Metal Cross Part) in Perfect Stand Set
  • BTC-33 / BCV-21 Kilan Leoness C (Translucent with Gold Metal Cross Part) in Saint Dragon Ultra Hybrid Set and Bakugan Expansion Pack White Splendor.
  • BakuMetallic Silver Kilan Leoness via CoroCoro Comic Lucky Draw or BakuTech TV Anime Campaign


The Han character in the Japanese name of Kilan Leoness, (On: ki, ke/ Kun: kagayaki), means brightness. 'Kilan' is derived from the Japanese for gleam, (kirameku), and sparkle, 爛々 (ranran).


  • Kilan Leoness was once named Liger (ライガー, Raigā?) tentatively. A liger is the hybrid cross between a lion and a tiger whose parents are a male lion and a tigress respectively.
  • It's robotic build looks similar Liger Zero from Zoids


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