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The first of its kind, this particular Virabot served as the main antagonist in The Virus - Animator vs Animation Shorts - Episode 1, The Chosen One's Return Animator vs Animation Shorts - Episode 2. Originally discovered in Noogai's computer out of nowhere, it is revealed to be an engineered weapon of chaos created and sent by the Dark Lord.
ViraBot is a spider-shaped virus that has a dark red body, with a light red outline. The body is oval-shaped, with jaws with a small horn on either side of the jaws. Virabot has two back legs that it stands on and fights with, and also has two front arms that it fights with, and uses abilities with.
The Virabot is discovered in Noogai's computer by the Second Coming and Noogai after they had finished an animation. Noticing his computer's high CPU temperatures, he discovered an app called Virabot.exe taking most of the CPU's power. Both Second Coming and Noogai try deleting and eventually destroying the app but it releases the virus inside. The virus quickly destroys Noogai's mouse cursor and easily defeated the 5 Sticks in combat and eventually trapping them in its webbing. As he prepares blades to kill the Sticks, the virus is knocked back by an explosion, revealing a portal and the chosen one emerges from it. Deciding to end the Stick's lives later, Virabot engages the mysterious being in a brutal battle.
The Chosen One's Return
Revealed as the Chosen One, Virabot engaged its creator in a highly destructive battle. First, it tries fighting the Chosen One but is outmatched in physical combat. It tries hitting him with its corrosive spines but it is found the Chosen One is immune to its corrosive nature. Knocked back by a flame of fire and wall of lasers, it retreats into the computer's windows and forms a giant version of itself with the computer's broken windows. Initially gaining the upper hand through sheer volume of attacks, the Chosen One forms an aura of power surrounding him and punches the computer's taskbar, purifying anything the Virus has created such as webbing and window pieces. The virus is found in a storage file and the Chosen One begins his final assault. He first punches and kicks the virus with enhanced speed and reflexes, then traps it in a tornado to hold it in places. Soon, the virus is rained upon by lightning, lasers, and fire. With one final punch, the Chosen One destroys the virus and it vanishes into nothing, ending its short-lived destruction.
It is shown in this flashback episode that the Virabot was originally created by the Dark Lord. The Chosen One witness an experiment involving a globe resting on a table. Upon contact, the globe and table dissolve into nothing. The Chosen One then imagines a possible future with an army of these viruses and the Dark Lord to command them and is unnerved. Upon deciding it was complete, the Dark Lord took its egg and loaded it into a gun aimed at a certain computer among others. The Chosen One saw it was Noogai's (ALANSPC) and despite remembering their bitter past, he relented firing it. The Dark Lord, however, wouldn't relent and was eventually tired of his friend's reconsideration. This relenting ended with the two former friends engaging in a short but vicious duel, ending with the Dark Lord's defeat but the cannon firing. As the Chosen One races after the egg, he is stopped by the computer screens while the egg lands in Noogai's computer, setting the scene for the second episode. In the end, the Virabot was defeated.
ViraBot has many abilities that all come down to being combat-equipped arachnid virus based.
Virabot's physiology allows it to dissolve anything it comes into contact with. It has been shown being able to destroy thick walls, the weapons of the Second Coming, and even the walls of the Stick's flash game. Its spines also have the same effect. It also managed to destroy Noogai's cursor. However, they cannot affect powerful beings such as the Chosen One.
Another ability that ViraBot has is being able to conjure up blades of 2 types.
ViraBot can make small spines used to throw at objects which will spread the same destructive corrosion through whatever it touches. When the throwing ViraBlade hits something, it will dissolve said object. It has been shown throwing them at great speeds and accuracy
ViraBot can also create blades on its front arms to use as a melee weapon. ViraBot can make the blade bigger.
ViraBot can produce webbing, firing it out like a ball and sticking whatever it touches to the next surface it touches. This is mostly used to immobilize its enemies. The Sticks cannot break free despite being capable warriors in their own right.
ViraBot has immense speed. It can dash forward at speeds the Second Coming cannot prepare against. When face with all 5 Sticks, Virabot defeats them rather quickly.
Enhanced strength and combat
In combat, Virabot has been shown defeating all 5 Sticks with relative ease. It shows great combat skills and profiency using its offensive weapons. It manage to pick up Blue with one arm and slam him down to the floor. In the face of the Chosen One, it proved such a great threat, the Chosen One was forced to deploy all his power to defeat it.
Even without hatching from its Virabot.exe icon, it has been shown surviving direct hits from a hammer struck by the Second Coming. It was temporarily knocked back by a rocket but recovered quickly. It remained unfazed by the assault of kicks and punches from all 5 sticks. It survived the powerful kicks of the Chosen One, was relatively unharmed when its arm was severed off and forced the Chosen One to use all his abilities in a final attempt to kill it.
- The Virus - Animator vs Animação Shorts - Episódio 1
- O Retorno do Escolhido - Animator vs. Animation Shorts Episode 2
- O Flashback - Animator vs. Animação Shorts Episódio 3