- Kamen Rider Delta
nihongo|Kamen Rider Delta|仮面ライダーデルタ|Kamen Rider Deruta is a fictional suit of high-tech
power armorseen in the 2003-2004 Japanese television series Kamen Rider 555.
The Delta Gear was the first set of
Kamen RiderGear developed by the Smart BrainCorporation to protect the OrphenochKing. It never moved past the prototype stage, however, and is not on par with Faiz and Kaixa. It has more power and speed than the subsequent Faiz and Kaixa Gears, but significantly less functionality - lacking a sword type weapon (like the Faizu Edge or Blaygun) or anything equivalent to the Faiz and Kaixa Shots. Its speed is far inferior to that of Faiz Accel Form, and is also less powerful than Faiz Blaster Form. Furthermore, it lacks a support vehicle designed specifically to accompany it (as the Jet Sligeris more of a universal combat unit.) On another note, Orphenochs destroyed by Kamen Rider Delta burn with a red flame, rather than the usual blue flame.
Early appearances of the Delta Gear are regarded with something akin to horror, as the mere presence of the Deta Gear's wearer inspired fear and dread in Orphenochs as well as other Kamen Riders. It should also be noted that while wearing the Delta Gear, Lucky Clover member Kitazaki was able to fight off both Faiz and Kaixa simultaneously, implying its full potential was never brought out with subsequent users, rather than an inferior model or an unfinished prototype.
The Delta Gear was coveted and transferred around by several members of the Ryūsei School, until it was taken by Kitazaki (Dragon Orphenoch) of Lucky Clover, until he became bored with it. It was once again tossed around from person to person until Shūji Mihara was appointed its primary user. Unlike other Rider belts, it is theorized that Delta can be worn by anybody whether they are Orphenoch or not. However, seeing as how the belt was worn only by Orphenochs and humans implanted with Orphenoch DNA, this theory was never fully proven. Some side effects include the user becoming mentally unstable and developing an addiction to using the Gear, as well as developing minor Orphenoch-like powers. Those with a strong enough will can use the Delta Gear properly (for example, Saya Kimura of Ryuseiji was able to use it properly; however, it may have well contributed to her illness which caused her inability to fend off Aki Sawada/Spider Orphenoch when he killed her). By the end of the series, the Delta Gear was still intact; it is assumed Mihara is still carrying it.
A total of 10+ humans and Orphenochs have worn the Delta Belt and successfully transformed into Kamen Rider Delta (even just ever so briefly) at one time or another during the TV series. List order by appearance (excluding minor experimental human guinea pig failures):
# student 1
# Ryūsei School student 2
# Ryūsei School student 3
# Rina (for about five seconds before she got knocked out of it)
For reasons unknown, the Delta Gear was absent from the movie Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost; neither Shūji Mihara or Kamen Rider Delta appeared.
The Delta Gear give the wearer the following abilities when they transform.
Punch: 3.5 Tons of pressure
Kick: 8 Tons of pressure
Run: 100m / 5.7 seconds
The Delta Armor has several key features in its design. Unlike the Gear, the armor only exists after the wearer transforms.
Full Metal Lung: The chest armor of the Rider provides the most protection, being able to withstand light
Global Feeler: The antenna on the Rider’s head can be used to communicate with the Smart Brain Satellite and the Smart Brain computer network.
Photon Blood: A glowing substance that provides all of the Rider’s powers and generates all of the physical features of the armor. The "Photon Blood" is generated from the "Delta Driver".
Photon Streams: The path that the "Photon Blood" travels through the Rider’s armor. In Delta, this path is blue when transforming, white after transformed.
Photon Terminals: Where the "Photon Streams" connect with the gauntlets and
Sol Foam/Metal: Soft parts of the armor are made of Sol Foam, and the hard parts are made of Sol Metal. This substance is generated by the Delta Driver to form complex machinery that is powered by Photon Blood. If the Foam or Metal are damaged, the armor switches off and resets itself.
Ultimate Finder: The large eyepieces of the Rider give them incredible vision. They can see in darkness with no problems and have an unlimited amount of x-ray vision.
The Delta Gear is a collection of high-tech items developed by the Smart Brain corporation. When activated by the Mission Memory they turn into advanced weapon systems. They are usually stored inside a Smart Brain secured
briefcaseuntil needed. The Delta Gear is fundamentally different from the Faiz and Kaixa gear in terms of design, the phone fitting onto the Mover mounted on the belt's side rather than flipping into the center of the driver, as well as lacking any other weaponry. The Delta Gear is also conspicuous compared to the other gears considering most of its contents are modeled after actual weaponry rather than gadgets.
Delta Mission Memory: A small metallic card key with the Delta symbol on it. When inserted into the Delta Blaster, it allows it to EXCEED CHARGE.
SB-333B Delta Driver: A high tech looking belt that generates the photon streams for the Kamen Rider armor. If the belt is removed, the armor disappears. It is the primary storage place for the Delta Mission Memory. Unlike the other gears, the Delta Gear's buckle is fixed into the middle, where the Gear's transgenerator is attached. The henshin device fits into the right hip like a pistol-holster.
SB-333DV Delta Mover: This digital camcorder is the primary weapon of the Delta Gear. The Delta Phone can be connected to the Delta Mover to create the Delta Blaster, a large pistol that serves as Delta's primary weapon. As the Delta Blaster, it's view screen can act as a long range targeting scope once the mission memory has been inserted. The name 'Mover' is a
punon what the digital camcorder captures: a movie.
SB-333P Delta Phone: This phone is the control unit of the Delta Gear. The Delta Phone can be connected to the Delta Mover mounted on the hip to create the Delta Blaster. Oddly enough, the Delta phone is not a phone at all, but a gun-handle with a trigger and phone antenna that becomes the handle of the Delta blaster. Whereas the Faiz and Kaixa phones are touch-tone activated, the Delta phone is voice activated; the number commands are input verbally. Unlike the Faiz and Kaixa phones, the Delta Phone serves only as a control device for the Delta Gear and the transgenerator that powers the Gear is actually part of the Delta Driver.
Jet Sliger: A jet-powered combat bike that can fly, spin 360° on the spot, and packs an incredible amount of firepower.
Delta Command Codes
The Delta Gear has several command codes that must be spoken into the Delta Phone or Blaster to perform different functions.
After verbally entering the code, the Delta Phone will say “STANDING BY”. When the Delta Phone is inserted into the Delta Mover (which must be on the Delta Driver), it will say “COMPLETE,” followed by a series of beeping tones and a more computerize voice that says "DELTA", a reference to
Kamen Rider Super-1's Henshin. The wearer will then be transformed into Kamen Rider Delta.
When this code is entered, it will say “BURST MODE”. The Delta Blaster can fire 3 consecutive bursts of energy at once. It has 12 bursts until it must be recharged.
If the Delta Blaster is empty and this code is entered, it will say “CHARGE” and will proceed to recharge all weapons power. This will take about 5 seconds.
"3, 8, 2, 1"
When this code is entered, the phone will say “JET SLIGER, COME CLOSER”. It will summon the SB-VX0 Jet Sliger combat bike.
When the Delta Mission Memory is inserted into the Delta Blaster, it will say "READY" and extend 3 barrels out the front of the Delta Blaster. When the command code is entered, it will say "EXCEED CHARGE". This will allow Delta to perform "Lucifer's Hammer", a kick attack similar to Faiz's "Crimson Smash" attack, or Kaixa's "Gold Smash" except instead of coming from a Pointer, the Photon Stream is shot from the Delta Mover and when it connects, it stuns the adversary, in which the Rider executes either a bicycle kick or a front dropkick into the stream, causing the
Orphenoch's destruction. The "Lucifer's Hammer" technique is appears to be somewhat stronger than the other Rider Kicks.
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