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In "[[Weirdmageddon Part 1]]," during the cold open, Bill introduces Zanthar with the rest of his friends to the residents of [[Gravity Falls, Oregon|Gravity Falls]]. Afterwards, on [[Main Street]], Zanthar and the other demons watch Bill turn [[Ford Pines|Ford]] into a golden statue and taunt [[Dipper Pines|Dipper]] before burning the [[Journal (disambiguation)|journals]]. Later in the episode, Zanthar is seen playing "Spin the Person" and enjoying the "V.I.P." party Bill is having at the [[Fearamid]] until [[Time Baby]] and the [[Time Paradox Avoidance Enforcement Squadron|Time Police]] crash the party. To the beings' delight, Bill vaporizes Time Baby and his squadron. The party then continues as Zanthar and the other demons rejoice over Time Baby's presumed death.
 
In "[[Weirdmageddon Part 1]]," during the cold open, Bill introduces Zanthar with the rest of his friends to the residents of [[Gravity Falls, Oregon|Gravity Falls]]. Afterwards, on [[Main Street]], Zanthar and the other demons watch Bill turn [[Ford Pines|Ford]] into a golden statue and taunt [[Dipper Pines|Dipper]] before burning the [[Journal (disambiguation)|journals]]. Later in the episode, Zanthar is seen playing "Spin the Person" and enjoying the "V.I.P." party Bill is having at the [[Fearamid]] until [[Time Baby]] and the [[Time Paradox Avoidance Enforcement Squadron|Time Police]] crash the party. To the beings' delight, Bill vaporizes Time Baby and his squadron. The party then continues as Zanthar and the other demons rejoice over Time Baby's presumed death.
   
In "[[Weirdmageddon 2: Escape From Reality]]," Zanthar is seen partying, along the rest of the Henchmaniacs, later he listens to Bill's plan, and Zanthar and the rest of Bill's minions attempt to leave Gravity Falls and spread their chaos across the world, but are stopped by an invisible barrier, he seems to be twisting with pain after crashing at the barrier and attempts to stand up, with no avail, right before Bill tells him to "walk it off". He later appears, with no visible injures, probably crashing againist the barrier wasn't that painful for him, but still he and the rest of the Henchmaniacs subjected to Bill's rage over their inability to leave, and starts attacking them with lightning bolts. Zanthar runs scared, along the rest of the Henchmaniacs.
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In "[[Weirdmageddon 2: Escape From Reality]]," Zanthar and the rest of Bill's minions attempt to leave Gravity Falls and spread their chaos across the world, but are stopped by an invisible barrier. They are later subjected to Bill's rage over their inability to leave.
   
In "[[Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls]]", Zanthar, first appears during an imagination sequence in which Bill tries to convince [[Ford Pines|Ford]] to give him, the rift, in which, he appears destroying a planet. Later, Zanthar in flesh and bone, witnesses Bill torturing Ford and cheers at [[Bill Cipher|Bill]], while he does it, but they're interrupted by the [[Shacktron]], who destroys the same wall [[Time Baby]] destroyed earlier, Zanthar is taken back after seeing that people survived [[Weirdmageddon (event)|Weirdmageddon]] and they plan to fight back [[Bill Cipher|Bill]], so [[Bill Cipher|Bill]] forces Zanthar and the rest to participate in the fight against the [[Shacktron]], Zanthar changes to a "darker form" and jumps from the [[Fearamid]], along his comrades. When the fight begings, he first charges at them, along his comrades, later, after his comrades are defeated, he rams towards the gigantic robot, in a attempt to destroy it, but the [[Shacktron]] manages to find a ground and stop Zanthar briefly, then [[Mabel Pines|Mabel]] orders to increase the power, [[Sev'ral Timez]], runs faster and charges the robot to it's maximus power, then, the robot grabs Zanthar for his arms and [[Dipper Pines|Dipper]] steers, tossing Zanthar, violently into the mountains, leaving behind only its party hat, he screams during the toss and causes an explosion, when he lands. He's not seen in the episode afterwards. Later, after [[Stan Pines|Stan]] tricks Bill into entering his mind and kills him, he was presumably sucked back into the [[Nightmare Realm]] along with its fellow comrades following Bill's defeat.
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In "[[Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls]]", Zanthar participated in the fight against the [[Shacktron]], during which it rammed the gigantic robot, only for the robot to toss it into the mountains, leaving behind only its party hat. It was sucked back into the [[Nightmare Realm]] along with its fellow comrades following Bill's defeat.
   
 
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Zanthar's body is shaped similar to a loaf of bread with four gorilla-like legs. It has dark grey-purple skin with some darker spots and no head. In its place is a light grey-purple patch with some dark grey-purple spots, resembling a loaf of sliced bread. It has small trees and patches of grass or moss growing out of its back, shoulders and other areas, and it wears a party hat.
 
Zanthar's body is shaped similar to a loaf of bread with four gorilla-like legs. It has dark grey-purple skin with some darker spots and no head. In its place is a light grey-purple patch with some dark grey-purple spots, resembling a loaf of sliced bread. It has small trees and patches of grass or moss growing out of its back, shoulders and other areas, and it wears a party hat.
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
*In concepts, Zanthar was going to look similar to an island, having things such as a castle and a river on it's back.<ref>[[:File:S2e18 monster art.jpg|Xanthar's concept art]]</ref> Its features are vaguely reminescent of the [[Island Head Beast]], a gigantic, monstrous, disembodied head covered with trees.
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*In concepts, Zanthar was going to look similar to an island, having things such as a house and a river on it's back.<ref>[[:File:S2e18 monster art.jpg|Xanthar's concept art]]</ref> Its features are vaguely reminescent of the [[Island Head Beast]], a gigantic, monstrous, disembodied head covered with trees.
*Zanthar, along [[8 Ball]] aren't seen after the Shacktron battle. Presumably, because Dipper sent him flying across the town.
 
**Therefore, he's not seen during the scene, where the Henchmaniacs and the Nightmare Realm's monsters are sucked by the rift.
 
*Zanthar, along [[8 Ball]], are the only Henchmaniacs, without an aura.
 
 
* Zanthar is the largest of all of Bill's minions.
 
**Despite this, Zanthar's size has changed considerably, during the entirety of Weirdmageddon: when he's presented, his size his larger than anybody else, but in some scenes later, his size is shrunk and his size, is about [[Pyronica]] and [[8 Ball]]'s size, possibly, this is because, he's very large to animate.
 
   
* Zanthar, along [[Teeth]], [[Pyronica]] and [[Lava lamp shaped creature]], make a brief cameo in [[Gravity Falls: Journal 3]], in which them, along other three unknown [[Nightmare Realm]] residents go after [[Ford Pines|Ford]].
 
 
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Zanthar, also known as The Being Whose Name Must Never Be Said, is an interdimensional criminal from an unknown dimension who appears during the events of Weirdmageddon.

History

Background

Eons before the events of the series, Zanthar indulged in criminal activities before being called to join Bill Cipher, along with 8 Ball, Amorphous Shape, Hectorgon, Keyhole, Kryptos, Paci-Fire, Pyronica, Creature with 88 different faces, and Teeth.[3]

Season 2

In "Weirdmageddon Part 1," during the cold open, Bill introduces Zanthar with the rest of his friends to the residents of Gravity Falls. Afterwards, on Main Street, Zanthar and the other demons watch Bill turn Ford into a golden statue and taunt Dipper before burning the journals. Later in the episode, Zanthar is seen playing "Spin the Person" and enjoying the "V.I.P." party Bill is having at the Fearamid until Time Baby and the Time Police crash the party. To the beings' delight, Bill vaporizes Time Baby and his squadron. The party then continues as Zanthar and the other demons rejoice over Time Baby's presumed death.

In "Weirdmageddon 2: Escape From Reality," Zanthar and the rest of Bill's minions attempt to leave Gravity Falls and spread their chaos across the world, but are stopped by an invisible barrier. They are later subjected to Bill's rage over their inability to leave.

In "Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls", Zanthar participated in the fight against the Shacktron, during which it rammed the gigantic robot, only for the robot to toss it into the mountains, leaving behind only its party hat. It was sucked back into the Nightmare Realm along with its fellow comrades following Bill's defeat.

Appearance

Xanthar appearance

Zanthar's body is shaped similar to a loaf of bread with four gorilla-like legs. It has dark grey-purple skin with some darker spots and no head. In its place is a light grey-purple patch with some dark grey-purple spots, resembling a loaf of sliced bread. It has small trees and patches of grass or moss growing out of its back, shoulders and other areas, and it wears a party hat.

Sightings

Season 2

Trivia

  • In concepts, Zanthar was going to look similar to an island, having things such as a house and a river on it's back.[4] Its features are vaguely reminescent of the Island Head Beast, a gigantic, monstrous, disembodied head covered with trees.

Gallery

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References

  1. "Weirdmageddon 2: Escape From Reality." Jeff Rowe & Alex Hirsch (writers) & Matt Braly (director). Disney XD. November 26, 2015 No. 19, season 2.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Weirdmageddon Part 1." Josh Weinstein, Alex Hirsch (writers) & Sunil Hall (director). Disney XD. October 26, 2015 No. 18, season 2.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Disney Insider (October 27, 2015). Exclusive: Gravity Falls Creator Alex Hirsch on Weirdmageddon, Part 1 (HTML). Archived from the original on November 12, 2015. Retrieved on October 27, 2015. “... Bill has spent eons amassing criminals and lunatics from different [italic added] dimensions...”
  4. Xanthar's concept art

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