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Professor Aldous Witch, now known as Witch Doctor, is a former civilian instructor for Hero Factory.
Aldous Witch was an instructor at Hero Factory, educating rookie Heroes in the subjects of astronomy and architectural geology. However, he secretly coveted the Hero Cores that all Heroes wear, though he was unable to wear one himself.
When Witch tried to install a Core into himself, he was forcibly stopped by one of his former students, Preston Stormer. As a result of his position within Hero Factory, he was exiled rather than being imprisoned.
In order to obtain Quaza, the mineral that makes up Hero Cores, Witch traveled to the protected planet Quatros, using his knowledge as Hero Factory staff to deactivate the force field guarding it. However, his ship crash-landed on the planet. Witch began illegally mining the material, and during his excavation efforts, he discovered a temple housing a mysterious skull. By adding a small amount of Quaza to the skull, Witch created the Skull Staff, which amplified the power of the Quaza used, and transformed Witch into Witch Doctor. Using corrupted Quaza spikes, Witch Doctor enslaved the animals of the jungle, and had them assist in mining the Quaza. In order to acquire a new ship, capable of housing his new form and leaving the planet, Witch Doctor sent a distress signal to Hero Factory, claiming that he was being attacked by the beasts of the planet.
Rocka, a rookie Hero, arrived on the planet to assist Witch, but was instead attacked by Witch Doctor and his Fangz guards. The Alpha 1 Team later arrived to rescue Rocka and encountered Witch Doctor. Despite new armor suited to the planet, William Furno was unable to defeat the Witch Doctor, and the team was approached by several beasts of the forest, though Witch Doctor soon recalled them. With an available ship to help him leave the planet, Witch continued his mining efforts, eventually acquiring the last bits of Quaza from the planet's core.
When he discovered Dunkan Bulk, Rocka, and team leader Stormer shrunken in size, Witch captured Rocka and Bulk inside a small container. The remaining team members Furno, Jimi Stringer, and Julius Nex, also arrived, chased by the enslaved Scorpio. Witch used his staff to direct the Scorpio to attack the Heroes, but they were able to break off the corrupted Quaza spike embedded in the scorpion. Free of Witch's influence, Scorpio attacked the tyrant, giving the Heroes time to recover their allies. Witch directed his mining servant, the Raw-Jaw, to fight Scorpio, and sent a blimp containing all the Quaza flying into the air. Restored to size, Stormer engaged Witch in combat, though he was outclassed in power. Witch was soon challenged by Rocka, who had increased his power and size by outfitting himself with armor pieces found in the temple, and the two fought. Witch Doctor eventually gained the upper hand over Rocka, but before he could deliver a final blow, Stormer stole the Skull Staff from Witch and snapped it in two, removing Witch's power and defeating him. After the Heroes returned the Quaza to the core of Quatros they arrested Witch Doctor, and took him back on the ship to transport him to Hero Factory.
Abilities and Traits
Aldous Witch was once a mild-mannered professor, with a secret desire to possess a Quaza Core like Heroes do. His covetous attitude led him to attempt to illegally mine the material. Upon being exposed to the amplified Quaza energy by a mysterious skull, Witch became Witch Doctor, increasing in size and strength, and was made much more powerful and faster than most Heroes. He was also a ruthless tyrant to the animals of Quatros, enslaving them all and forcing them to behave in ways they would normally not.
Witch Doctor carried the Skull Staff, a staff powered by Quaza that he found while illegally mining the mineral. The staff allowed him to control beasts of the jungle planet Quatros through corrupted Quaza spikes.
The staff also allowed him to use corrupted Quaza to increase his own power, and manipulate it as energy. When the staff was broken by Stormer, Witch was cut off from this energy, rendering him powerless.
Set 2283 Witch Doctor was released in mid-2011, containing 331 pieces including four dual-colored Quaza spikes. The Witch Doctor set carries a launcher that can fire a spherical ammunition piece when the sides of the launcher are squeezed.
|Von Nebula's Gang||Von Nebula | XPlode | Meltdown | Corroder | Thunder | Rotor | Vapor|
|Fire Villains||Fire Lord | Drilldozer | Jetbug | Nitroblast|
|Legion of Darkness||Black Phantom | Toxic Reapa | Jawblade | Splitface | Thornraxx | Voltix | XT4 | Speeda Demon|
|Brains||Bruizer | Pyrox | Scarox | Ogrum | Aquagon | Frost Beast | Dragon Bolt|
|Galactic Conspiracy||Karter | Dumacc | Perjast|
|Other||Silver | Witch Doctor | Core Hunter | Geb | Deneb | Arctur|
|Hero Factory Sets|
|Hero Factory Sets of Mid-2010|
|Small||7164 Preston Stormer | 7165 Natalie Breez | 7167 William Furno | 7168 Dunkan Bulk | 7169 Mark Surge | 7170 Jimi Stringer|
|Medium||7147 XPlode | 7148 Meltdown | 7156 Corroder | 7157 Thunder|
|Large||7145 Von Nebula | 7158 Furno Bike | 7160 Drop Ship | 7162 Rotor | 7179 Bulk & Vapour|
|Hero Factory Sets of Early 2011|
|Small||2063 Stormer 2.0 | 2065 Furno 2.0 | 2067 Evo 2.0 | 2068 Nex 2.0 | 2141 Surge 2.0 | 2142 Breez 2.0|
|Medium||2192 Drilldozer | 2193 Jetbug | 2194 Nitroblast|
|Large||2235 Fire Lord|
|Hero Factory Sets of Mid-2011|
|Small||2143 Rocka 3.0 | 2144 Nex 3.0 | 2145 Stormer 3.0 | 2182 Bulk 3.0 | 2183 Stringer 3.0 | 2191 Furno 3.0|
|Medium||2231 Waspix | 2232 Raw-Jaw | 2233 Fangz|
|Large||2236 Scorpio | 2282 Rocka XL | 2283 Witch Doctor|
|Hero Factory Sets of Early 2012|
|Small||6200 Evo | 6201 Toxic Reapa | 6216 Jawblade | 6217 Surge | 6228 Thornraxx|
|Medium||6202 Rocka | 6218 Splitface | 6227 Breez | 6293 Furno|
|Large||6203 Black Phantom|
|Hero Factory Sets of Mid-2012|
|Small||6221 Nex | 6229 XT4 | 6282 Stringer|
|Medium||6222 Core Hunter | 6223 Bulk | 6283 Voltix|
|Large||6230 Stormer XL | 6231 Speeda Demon|
|Hero Factory Sets of Early 2013|
|Small||44002 Rocka | 44003 Scarox | 44004 Bulk | 44006 Breez|
|Medium||44001 Pyrox | 44005 Bruizer | 44007 Ogrum|
|Large||44000 Furno XL|
|Hero Factory Sets of Mid-2013|
|Small||44012 Evo | 44013 Aquagon|
|Medium||44008 Surge | 44010 Stormer | 44011 Frost Beast|
|Large||44009 Dragon Bolt | 44014 Jet Rocka|
|Hero Factory Sets of Early 2014|
|Small||44015 Evo Walker | 44016 Jaw Beast vs. Stormer|
|Medium||44017 Stormer Freeze Machine | 44018 Furno Jet Machine | 44019 Rocka Stealth Machine | 44020 Flyer Beast vs. Breez|
|Large||44021 Splitter Beast vs. Furno & Evo | 44022 Evo XL Machine|
|Hero Factory Sets of Mid-2014|
|Small||44023 Rocka Crawler | 44024 Tunneler Beast vs. Surge|
|Medium||44025 Bulk Drill Machine | 44026 Crystal Beast vs. Bulk | 44027 Breez Flea Machine|
|Large||44028 Surge & Rocka Combat Machine | 44029 Queen Beast vs. Furno, Evo & Stormer|
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