Bakugan Battle Planet is the name of the first season of the upcoming Bakugan reboot. The name comes from a trademark filed by Spin Master on November 16, 2017.
The season follows the adventures of Dan Kouzo and his best friends, the first kids on Earth to bond with the mysterious alien creatures known as the Bakugan. The storyline will revolve around friendship, battling, and competition.
The animated series is slated to begin airing in North America in December 2018. The toy line will release in the first quarter of 2019 in North America and other select regions, with a worldwide release to follow in the second quarter of 2019. There will also be online content for the series.
Plitheon is part of Ren's team and a cool outlaw. A vicious fighter, there is no battle angle which he will not use to attain victory. His fighting style is strong and stalwart and he uses unusual battle plans to maintain his aggression and beat down his opponents. His Battle Gear is Vilantor Gear.
Plitheon first appears in Exposed where he battles Fabia and Aranaut. He gets the upper hand on Aranaut by the assistance of his Battle Gear Vilantor Gear, he beats Aranaut along with his Battle Gear, Battle Crusher using his Level 2 Class Battle Gear Ability Vilantor Gear Nirvana.
In The Secret Package, he tagged with Linehalt to battle Hawktor and Neo Ziperator. Despite him being knocked out early in round 1, in round 2 after Linehalt gets wiped out, he does most of the fighting and he singlehandedly defeated Hawktor and Neo Ziperator with the help of his Battle Gear.
In The Secret Switch, he tagged with Lythirus to battle Aranaut and Hawktor. He got knocked out in round 1 due to Aranaut's Spiral Glowdown. Then in round 2 he and Lythirus get knocked out by Battle Crusher's level 2 Battle Gear Ability Battle Crusher Demise. Finally in the last round, he managed to tie up loose ends, but was put to shame by Aranaut.
In Curtain Call, he battled Aranaut and Coredem while tagged with Linehalt. He won the first round himself with his Vilantor Gear, but in the second round he and Linehalt lost to Rock Hammer's Level 2 Battle Gear Ability. In the final round they lost against Aranaut. Later back at Gundalia, Plitheon reveals that he has annoyance of Jesse, when he comes out of ball form. Plitheon is then attacked by Lythirus and Lumagrowl, and after losing to them later begins to fade away.
In Redemption, he was used by Jesse to battle Sabator and Aranaut while tagging with Lumagrowl Lythirus Phosphos and Contestir but the battle had no outcome due to Stoica using an ability that flooded the battlefield.
In Gundalian Showdown, he is seen battling Castle Knights such as Raptorix and Rubanoid and many Neathan Bakugan alongside Phosphos, Contestir and lots of Gundalian Bakugan. He beats them with no problem.
In Code Eve, He battled Phantom Dharak, Strikeflier, Lythirus and other Gundalian Bakugan alongside Rubanoid, Phosphos, Blitz Dragonoid, Raptorix, Contestir, Akwimos, Hawktor, Coredem, Linehalt, Dragonoid Colossus and other Neathan Bakugan and was joined later by Sabator, Aranaut and Avior. He battled some Impalatons alongside Avior and Contestior but lost to Dharak
- Ability Cards
- Life Eater: Subtracts 300 Gs from the opponent.
- Metal Verde: Adds 300 Gs to Plitheon.
- Fly Slasher: Adds 400 Gs to Plitheon.
- Hyper Verde: Transfers 300 Gs from the opponent to Plitheon.
- Fly Destroyer: Subtracts 400 Gs from the opponent.
- Ghost Storm: Adds 400 Gs to Plitheon.
- Slug Tornado: Subtracts 200 Gs from each opponent and adds 200 Gs to Plitheon.
- Gravity Mine: Subtracts 300 Gs from each opponent and adds 300 Gs to Plitheon.
- Zone Verde: Adds 400 Gs to Plitheon.
- Drake Twister: Transfers 400 Gs from the opponent to Plitheon.
- Fencer Shield: Nullifies the opponent's ability.
Plitheon was released in Wave 3. A Haos Plitheon has 840 Gs, a Pyrus Plitheon has 770 Gs, and a Subterra Plitheon has 650 Gs, Ventus Plitheon has 1100 Gs (Ventus can have 520 Gs). Its actual form resembles a mixture of Hawktor and Helix Dragonoid. His ball form resembles Strikeflier. Plitheon is part of the BakuMetalix series of Core Bakugan along with Lumino Dragonoid and Phosphos.
- Even though he and Jesse are complete opposites, they work very well together.
- He is shown to have a large rivalry with Aranaut, but this intense rivalry gets forgotten in Curtain Call for unknown reason.
- Plitheon has shown to love or favor his abilities such as Life Eater, Fencer Shield, Hyper Verde, and Fly Destroyer.
- His Bakugan form seems to resemble various enemies from the Go Nagi's Getter Robo and Mazinger series.
- His Bakugan form somewhat resembles Druman's.
- Plitheon's ability, Fly Destroyer looks a lot like the art on the Bakugan Dimensions ability, Blasting Gale.
- He looks similar to Van Falco in ball form.