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'''Dunkan Bulk''' is a powerful [[Hero]] and part of the [[Alpha 1 Team]].
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'''Dunkan Bulk''' is a powerful [[Hero]] and member of the [[Alpha 1 Team]].
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
[[File:Bulkblueprint.png|thumb|left|Bulk's blueprint]]
 
[[File:Bulkblueprint.png|thumb|left|Bulk's blueprint]]
Bulk was made a part of the Alpha 1 Team, under the leadership of [[Preston Stormer]], one of the two Heroes that Stormer didn't wear down and transfer out.
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Bulk was made a part of the Alpha 1 Team, under the leadership of [[Preston Stormer]], one of the two Heroes that Stormer did not wear down and transfer out.
  
On one of their missions, the team was tasked with investigating the supposed [[Mission: Almaak IV Disappearance|disappearance of the planet Almaak IV]], as reported by Almaak V. Team member [[Jimi Stringer]] discovered that Almaak IV was only cloaked, and that the Almaak V government was responsible.
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On one of their missions, the team was tasked with investigating the supposed [[Mission: Almaak IV Disappearance|disappearance of the planet Almaak IV]], as reported by Almaak V. Team member [[Jimi Stringer]] discovered that Almaak IV was only cloaked and the Almaak V government was responsible.
  
 
Another mission had the team fighting off Cornelius Zo, whose army of Tiger Ants was destroying a city. Bulk attacked the ants with a tank called "the Crusher" and scared them away.  
 
Another mission had the team fighting off Cornelius Zo, whose army of Tiger Ants was destroying a city. Bulk attacked the ants with a tank called "the Crusher" and scared them away.  
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====The Enemy Within====
 
====The Enemy Within====
When Stormer arrived at Hero Factory infected by nanobots, he went insane, and attempted to escape. Bulk tried to stop him, but almost fell to his death. Though he offered to help Furno continue looking for Stormer in [[Makuhero City]], Furno insisted that he would be better off going with the others to find a cure. Bulk went to [[Lunar Tratix]] with Stringer, Surge, and Breez to find the key ingredient for the cure for the nanobots, where he, Surge, and Stringer tried to combat a [[Tratix Reptoid]] until Breez calmed it down. Bulk later witnessed Stormer restored to health.  
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When Stormer arrived at Hero Factory infected by nanobots, he went insane, and attempted to escape. Bulk tried to stop him, but almost fell to his death. Though he offered to help Furno continue looking for Stormer in [[Makuhero City]], Furno insisted that he would be better off going with the others to find a cure. Bulk went to [[Lunar Tratix]] with Stringer, Surge, and Breez to find the key ingredient for the cure for the nanobots, where he and the others tried to combat a [[Tratix Reptoid]] until Breez calmed it down. Bulk later witnessed Stormer restored to health.  
 
[[File:7168 Dunkan Bulk.jpg|thumb|left|150px|Set 7168 Dunkan Bulk]]
 
[[File:7168 Dunkan Bulk.jpg|thumb|left|150px|Set 7168 Dunkan Bulk]]
 
====Von Nebula====
 
====Von Nebula====
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===Savage Planet===
 
===Savage Planet===
Bulk, Stormer, Stringer, Furno, and [[Julius Nex]] were sent to the planet [[Quatros]] to aid the missing rookie Hero [[Rocka]]. Bulk was upgraded to 3.0 form, and given wolf attributes. Upon arriving on Quatros, Stormer found the injured Rocka, and Furno tried to engage [[Witch Doctor]], but was defeated. While searching for the Witch Doctor, the team found an old space bridge that could teleport three of them to the mining site, where Witch Doctor was harvesting Quaza from the core of the planet, inadvertently killing it. Stormer placed Rocka and Furno in charge of three Hero cells, in order to help them deal with their rivalry. Rocka, in charge of the unit traveling by bridge, selected Stormer and Bulk as his teammates. However, the bridge reconstituted their molecules incorrectly, rendering them at a fraction of their original size. Though they were able to drive off [[Fangz]] hounds, Bulk and Rocka were eventually captured by the Witch Doctor. With the help of Furno's unit, they were freed, and restored to their original size. While the others fought Witch Doctor, Bulk and Stringer worked to liberate Fangz hounds from their corrupted Quaza spikes. When Furno was unable to reach the floating Quaza containment unit with his broken flight gear, he enlisted Bulk to help throw him in the air and attack it, disabling the the container and depositing the Quaza back into the planet. Witch Doctor was defeated by Rocka and Stormer, and taken into custody, while the planet was restored to its former state.
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Bulk, Stormer, Stringer, Furno, and [[Julius Nex]] were sent to the planet [[Quatros]] to aid the missing rookie Hero [[Rocka]]. Bulk was upgraded to 3.0 form, and given wolf attributes. Upon arriving, Stormer found the injured Rocka, and Furno tried to engage [[Witch Doctor]], but was defeated. While searching for the Witch Doctor, the team found an old transporter that could teleport three of them to the mining site, where Witch Doctor was harvesting [[Quaza]] from the core of the planet, killing it. Stormer placed Rocka and Furno in charge of three Hero cells, in order to help them deal with their rivalry. Rocka, in charge of the unit teleporting to the mining site via a transporter, was assigned Stormer and Bulk as his teammates. However, the transporter reconstituted their molecules incorrectly, rendering them at a fraction of their original size. Though they were able to drive off the [[Fangz]] hounds guarding the site, Bulk and Rocka were eventually captured by Witch Doctor. With the help of Furno's unit, they were freed, and all three were restored to their original size. While the others fought Witch Doctor, Bulk and Stringer worked to liberate the Fangz hounds from their corrupted Quaza spikes. When Furno was unable to reach the floating Quaza blimp with his broken flight gear, he enlisted Bulk to help throw him in the air, disabling the craft and depositing the Quaza back into the planet. Witch Doctor was defeated by Rocka and Stormer and taken into custody, while the planet was restored to its natural state.
  
 
==Abilities and Traits==
 
==Abilities and Traits==
 
Dunkan Bulk's artificial intelligence is less developed than others, which he sometimes feels self-conscious about, but he makes up for this intelligence deficiency with sheer power. He is able to withstand blows that would destroy armored vehicles. He is reputed to be one of the Hero Factory's strongest active Heroes. Bulk is always ready for a mission, and enjoys fighting for the Hero Factory as much as he enjoys the actual fighting itself. He has been actively working to develop his intelligence, increasing his amount of reading and vocabulary.  
 
Dunkan Bulk's artificial intelligence is less developed than others, which he sometimes feels self-conscious about, but he makes up for this intelligence deficiency with sheer power. He is able to withstand blows that would destroy armored vehicles. He is reputed to be one of the Hero Factory's strongest active Heroes. Bulk is always ready for a mission, and enjoys fighting for the Hero Factory as much as he enjoys the actual fighting itself. He has been actively working to develop his intelligence, increasing his amount of reading and vocabulary.  
  
After his upgrades, Bulk now has wolf-based powers, including enhanced speed, to help him cope with the new jungle environment.
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After his upgrades, Bulk now has wolf-based powers, including enhanced speed, to help him cope with the jungle environment of Quatros.
  
 
===Tools===
 
===Tools===
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During a mission where he fought the criminal [[Vapor]], Bulk was outfitted with a [[Sonic Boom Weapon]], jet-pack, and breathing apparatus in addition to his shooter.
 
During a mission where he fought the criminal [[Vapor]], Bulk was outfitted with a [[Sonic Boom Weapon]], jet-pack, and breathing apparatus in addition to his shooter.
  
With his new 3.0 form, Bulk now wields wrist mounted blades to complement his fighting style.
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With his new 3.0 form, Bulk now wields wrist-mounted blades to complement his fighting style.
  
 
==Set Information==
 
==Set Information==

Revision as of 16:13, 28 October 2011

"Bulk is part of Stormer’s hand-picked elite team. He is one of the strongest, steeliest Heroes ever created. His friends see Bulk as kind of like a walking demolition tank."
Akiyama Makuro, HeroFactory.com

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Dunkan Bulk is a powerful Hero and member of the Alpha 1 Team.

Biography

Bulk's blueprint

Bulk was made a part of the Alpha 1 Team, under the leadership of Preston Stormer, one of the two Heroes that Stormer did not wear down and transfer out.

On one of their missions, the team was tasked with investigating the supposed disappearance of the planet Almaak IV, as reported by Almaak V. Team member Jimi Stringer discovered that Almaak IV was only cloaked and the Almaak V government was responsible.

Another mission had the team fighting off Cornelius Zo, whose army of Tiger Ants was destroying a city. Bulk attacked the ants with a tank called "the Crusher" and scared them away.

Rise of the Rookies

Trials of Furno

Bulk was part of the security detail for a shipment of C-4000 explosives to Merak 9. The shipment came under attack, and Bulk fought against the criminals XPlode and Rotor with the rest of the team. After XPlode fled, the Heroes surrounded Rotor and new rookie member William Furno was tasked with cuffing him. Unfortunately, Rotor managed to escape after drawing a concealed weapon.

Core Crisis

After Stormer and the rookie team successfully captured Rotor on Lemus 2, Bulk and Stringer were assigned to repair the damage with rookies Mark Surge and Natalie Breez. The four were then called to stop Corroder at a prison construction site on Tantalus 5. Bulk saved Surge from being crushed under a stack of girders, but was pinned under them himself. Unable to free Bulk, Stringer and Surge set up a Hero Cell, which drained Bulk's core to dangerously low levels. Furno and Breez arrived, and Corroder ran off. Bulk was freed, and recharged back at Hero Factory.

The Enemy Within

When Stormer arrived at Hero Factory infected by nanobots, he went insane, and attempted to escape. Bulk tried to stop him, but almost fell to his death. Though he offered to help Furno continue looking for Stormer in Makuhero City, Furno insisted that he would be better off going with the others to find a cure. Bulk went to Lunar Tratix with Stringer, Surge, and Breez to find the key ingredient for the cure for the nanobots, where he and the others tried to combat a Tratix Reptoid until Breez calmed it down. Bulk later witnessed Stormer restored to health.

Set 7168 Dunkan Bulk

Von Nebula

Stormer led the team to New Stellac City, where they encountered Thunder and Corroder. The three engaged the two villains. The rookie team soon arrived, as did XPlode and Meltdown. A black hole, created by Von Nebula, appeared over the city and disarmed the six Heroes. After Stormer and Furno went into the vortex after Von Nebula, Bulk sought cover with the others until the criminals ran out of ammunition, and the team then launched their counterattack, successfully defeating them. Bulk helped Stringer secure the villains then transported them to Hero Factory, along with the rest of the Alpha 1 Team.

Bulk was eventually given the upgrade to 2.0 form once it had been perfected.

Savage Planet

Bulk, Stormer, Stringer, Furno, and Julius Nex were sent to the planet Quatros to aid the missing rookie Hero Rocka. Bulk was upgraded to 3.0 form, and given wolf attributes. Upon arriving, Stormer found the injured Rocka, and Furno tried to engage Witch Doctor, but was defeated. While searching for the Witch Doctor, the team found an old transporter that could teleport three of them to the mining site, where Witch Doctor was harvesting Quaza from the core of the planet, killing it. Stormer placed Rocka and Furno in charge of three Hero cells, in order to help them deal with their rivalry. Rocka, in charge of the unit teleporting to the mining site via a transporter, was assigned Stormer and Bulk as his teammates. However, the transporter reconstituted their molecules incorrectly, rendering them at a fraction of their original size. Though they were able to drive off the Fangz hounds guarding the site, Bulk and Rocka were eventually captured by Witch Doctor. With the help of Furno's unit, they were freed, and all three were restored to their original size. While the others fought Witch Doctor, Bulk and Stringer worked to liberate the Fangz hounds from their corrupted Quaza spikes. When Furno was unable to reach the floating Quaza blimp with his broken flight gear, he enlisted Bulk to help throw him in the air, disabling the craft and depositing the Quaza back into the planet. Witch Doctor was defeated by Rocka and Stormer and taken into custody, while the planet was restored to its natural state.

Abilities and Traits

Dunkan Bulk's artificial intelligence is less developed than others, which he sometimes feels self-conscious about, but he makes up for this intelligence deficiency with sheer power. He is able to withstand blows that would destroy armored vehicles. He is reputed to be one of the Hero Factory's strongest active Heroes. Bulk is always ready for a mission, and enjoys fighting for the Hero Factory as much as he enjoys the actual fighting itself. He has been actively working to develop his intelligence, increasing his amount of reading and vocabulary.

After his upgrades, Bulk now has wolf-based powers, including enhanced speed, to help him cope with the jungle environment of Quatros.

Tools

Bulk carried a Metal Sphere Shooter in his original build.

Bulk refitted with a jet-pack, breathing tubes, and a Sonic Boom Weapon

During a mission where he fought the criminal Vapor, Bulk was outfitted with a Sonic Boom Weapon, jet-pack, and breathing apparatus in addition to his shooter.

With his new 3.0 form, Bulk now wields wrist-mounted blades to complement his fighting style.

Set Information

Set 7168 Dunkan Bulk was first released in 2010 as one of the original Hero sets, which also included Stringer, Stormer, Furno, Breez, and Surge. This set contained 17 pieces. He was also released that same year in the special-edition set 7179 Bulk & Vapour, using 21 of the set's 89 pieces. However, unlike in the original form, Bulk possessed a jet pack, a breathing tube, and a Sonic Boom Weapon in addition to his Metal Sphere Shooter.

In mid-2011 Bulk was released again as set 2182 Bulk 3.0. This version of Bulk contains 30 pieces including an armor piece printed with the name "Bulk 3.0" and a wolf pattern. Parts from Bulk 3.0 and Furno 3.0 can be used to build a combiner model based on building instructions available from the Hero Factory website. Like all the Hero sets from this wave, this set's canister includes a code underneath the lid which could be used to unlock online Hero Factory content.

Trivia

  • At some point, Bulk was sent to confront Vapor. He attacked Vapor after being refitted, and was assisted by Furno and a Drop Ship.
  • Dunkan Bulk was voiced by Christopher B. Duncan in the Television Episodes.
  • Dunkan Bulk's promotional nickname was "The Behemoth".
  • On the LEGO Shop website, set 7168 and 7179 spell Bulk's name as "Duncan Bulk".
  • Bulk appeared in his 1.0 form instead of his 2.0 in Comic 6: Savage Planet, as it was the only available set model the artist had for reference.

Appearances

See Also

External Links


Heroes of Hero Factory
Alpha 1 Team
(Stormer)
Heroes Preston Stormer | Dunkan Bulk | Jimi Stringer | William Furno | Mark Surge | Natalie Breez
Rookies Julius Nex | Nathan Evo | Daniel Rocka
Alpha 1 Team
(Thresher)
Heroes Thresher
Rookies Preston Stormer | Dunkan Bulk | Jimi Stringer | Von Ness
Recon Team Merrick Fortis | Omega | Vic Tory | Thelonious Fox | "Smith" | Daniel Rocka
Delta 9 Team Lucas Valor | Nathan Slick | Emily Wise