Paibok

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Paibok is a male extraterrestrial supervillain that features in Marvel Comics.

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Biography

Paibok was a male member of the Skrull race who by adulthood came to serve as a warrior in the empire. (Fantastic Four v1 #358)

At some point, he had once had a relationship with Lyja though this was noted to ahd ended badly. (Fantastic Four v1 #358)

In the final stages of the war, the worms that were controlling him began to weaken allowing for Terrax to free himself from their control. Paibok sought to take control of the Annihilation Wave ship but an angry Terrax destroyed it in a rage where they along with the Delinquent surviving by crashing on an isolated world. They were saved from the wreckage by a Centaurian named Chandra who sought their aid in Randau the Space Parasite who had enslaved in the inhabitants of the planet. Paibok sought to ambush their target though an angry Terrax wanted to charge the enemy then and there but was ultimately convinced to attack the next day. They then attacked Randau where both Paibok and the Delinquent were both defeated by the Space Parasite who then tried to absorb Terrax's Power Cosmic but was ultimately slain by the Herald. Chandra was killed in the fighting with the three warriors witnessing that the slave inhabitants of the world did not desire freedom but rather a master to serve. After seeing Chandra's sacrifice for nothing, Terrax destroyed the planet with Paibok and the Delinquent being the only survivors where they parted ways as the Herald told the Skrull never to approach him again. (Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus v1 #1)

He was later recruited by the Maker to join the ranks of the New Revengers. (New Avengers v4 #12)

Overview

Personality and attributes

He was noted by the title of the Power-Skrull. (Fantastic Four v1 #358)

He considered himself among the finest warriors of the Skrull empire. Despite his nature, he was shown as being polite in conversation to those he did not consider his immediate enemies. In fact, he felt those that were rough and aggressive to lack breeding as well as manners. (Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus v1 #1)

Powers and abilities

As a shapeshifter, he was able to move vital organs out of harms way allowing him to avoid fatal injuries. Paibok could shift into the form of the Fomalhautian amoebid allowing him to absorb powerful traumatic impacts. (Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus v1 #1)

He went through a procedure that led to him being bionically re-engineered to give him superpowered abilities. This gave him a range of abilities such as being able to generate electrostatic energy up to fifty thousand volts of electricity that could create backlash that can go through force fields. Paibok could also manipulate cold allowing him to create icy blasts, freeze the air around a person causing a person’s body temperature to drop to absolute zero as well as form constructs made of ice. The Power Skrull could also transform his skin into a steel-like substance greatly increasing his endurance as well as strength. In addition, Paibok was able to generate power blasts able to kill even powerful beasts. (Fantastic Four v1 #358)

Notes

  • Paibok was created by Tom DeFalco, Paul Ryan and Danny Bulanadi where he made his first appearance in Fantastic Four v1 #358 (November, 1991).

In other media

Video games

  • In Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Paibok appeared as a mini-boss antagonist in the setting of the video game where he was voiced by actor Khary Payton.

Appearances

  • Fantastic Four v1:
  • Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus v1:
  • New Avengers v4:

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