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{{Infobox character
 
{{Infobox character
 
|title = Beta
 
|title = Beta
|image = [[File:BetaProfile.png]]
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|image = BetaProfile.png
 
|caption = Beta
 
|caption = Beta
|first = "[[Nominatus Rising]]"
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|first = "[[Nominatus Rising]]" {{Only}}
|englishactor =
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|englishactor = [[Kirk Thornton]]<ref>{{Cite web |url=https://twitter.com/BillFreiberger/status/855162105661607936 |title=Bill Freiberger on Twitter |work= Twitter |date=20 April 2017 |accessdate=20 April 2017 |quote='''Alexander Soerensen‏''': If I may ask, who voiced Beta and Retro in "Nominatus Rising"? / '''Bill Freiberger''': The voice of Beta was [[Kirk Thornton|@VOKirk]] and the voice of Retro was [[Roger Craig Smith|@RogerCraigSmith]]. }}</ref>
|otheractor =
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|otheractor = [[Robert Tondera]] {{C|Polish}}
|age =
 
 
|gender = None {{C|referred as male}}
 
|gender = None {{C|referred as male}}
|skin color = Black, grey, purple
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|skin color = Black, gray, purple
 
|eye color = White with purple sclera
 
|eye color = White with purple sclera
 
|attire =
 
|attire =
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|alignment = Evil
 
|alignment = Evil
 
|affiliation = [[Nominatus]]
 
|affiliation = [[Nominatus]]
|skills = Enhanced strength
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|skills = Enhanced strength
 
}}
 
}}
'''Beta'''<ref name="SBE75">{{Cite episode |title=[[Nominatus Rising]] |series=[[Sonic Boom (TV series)|Sonic Boom]] |season=2 |number=75 |first=Natalys |last=Raut-Siezac |network=[[Boomerang (TV channel)|Boomerang]] |date=15 April 2017 }}</ref> is a character that appears in the ''[[Sonic Boom (TV series)|Sonic Boom]]'' television series. He is a computer virus and one of the minions of [[Nominatus]]. Alongside [[Retro]], he aids Nominatus in his attempts to conquer the world.
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'''Beta'''<ref name="SBEP75">{{Cite episode |title=[[Nominatus Rising]] |series=[[Sonic Boom (TV series)|Sonic Boom]] |season=2 |number=75 |first=Natalys |last=Raut-Siezac |network=[[Boomerang (TV channel)|Boomerang]] |date=15 April 2017 }}</ref> is a character that appears in the ''[[Sonic Boom (TV series)|Sonic Boom]]'' television series. He is a computer virus and one of the minions of [[Nominatus]]. Alongside [[Retro]], he aids Nominatus in his attempts to conquer the world.
   
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
Beta is a large and muscular humanoid with black skin, white eyes with purple sclera, a grey face, and a purple-glowing mouth. He has a roundish torso with a broad chest, large and thick arms, large hands, fairly small legs by comparison, and grey, two-toed feet. He also has purple-glowing pattern-stripes on his body. These include outlines below his chest and down his belly, stripes on the sides on his abdomen, and circles on his shoulders. Finally, he has a pair of pointy, vertical ears. For attire, Beta wears a pair of metal wrist cuffs with purple spikes on them, and a matching spiked belt with an emblem as a buckle.
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Beta is a large and muscular humanoid with black skin, white eyes with purple sclera, a gray face, and a purple-glowing mouth. He has a roundish torso with a broad chest, large and thick arms, big hands, fairly small legs by comparison, and gray two-toed feet. He also has purple-glowing pattern-stripes on his body. These include outlines below his chest and down his belly, stripes on the sides on his abdomen, and circles on his shoulders. Finally, he has a pair of pointy, vertical ears. For attire, Beta wears a pair of metal wrist cuffs with purple spikes on them, and a matching spiked belt with a skull-emblem as a buckle.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
===TV series===
 
===TV series===
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====Past====
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Having become [[Nominatus]]' minion at some point, Beta would face a number of foes alongside Nominatus and [[Retro]].<ref name="SBEP75"/>
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====Season two====
 
====Season two====
Stuck in cyberspace, Beta would escape into the real world with [[Nominatus]] and [[Retro]] using [[Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic Boom)|Tails]]' [[Built-in Box]] to help Nominatus infect and conquer the [[earth#Sonic Boom|earth]]. However, the machine shrunk them when they emerged, so the trio had to take a dangerous trip to the machine's controls and resize themselves. Beta then helped Nominatus bring his [[Caterpixel|army]] and weapons into the real world with the Built-it Box, only to come under attack by [[Team Sonic (Sonic Boom)|Team Sonic]], [[Miss Tomatopotamus|Ms. Tomatopotamus]], [[Doctor Eggman (Sonic Boom)|Eggman]] and the [[Badnik (Sonic Boom)|Badniks]]. The trio tried to escape as they stood to lose, but were shrunk down again by the Built-it Box and captured by Eggman, who kept them as his pets.<ref name="SBE75"/>
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Stuck in cyberspace, Beta would escape into the real world with [[Nominatus]] and [[Retro]] using [[Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic Boom)|Tails]]' [[Build-it Box]] to help Nominatus infect and conquer [[earth#Sonic Boom|earth]]. However, the machine shrunk them when they emerged, so the trio had to take a dangerous trip to the machine's controls and rescale themselves. Beta then helped Nominatus bring his [[Caterpixel|army]] and weapons into the real world with the Build-it Box, only to come under attack by [[Team Sonic (Sonic Boom)|Team Sonic]], [[Miss Tomatopotamus|Ms. Tomatopotamus]], [[Doctor Eggman (Sonic Boom)|Eggman]] and the [[Badnik (Sonic Boom)|Badniks]]. The trio tried to escape as they stood to lose, but were shrunk by the Build-it Box and captured by Eggman, who kept them trapped as his pets in [[Doctor Eggman's Lair|his lair]].<ref name="SBEP75"/>
   
 
==Personality==
 
==Personality==
Although imposing in size, Beta is not very intelligent and a bit of a klutz. While he lacks in smarts however, he is a loyal follower. Beta also appears to have a soft and vulnerable side to himself, as he often expresses a meek disposition and appeared sad when [[Nominatus]] rejection any notion of friendship between them.<ref name="SBE75"/>
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Although imposing in size, Beta is not very intelligent, slow on the uptake, and a bit of a klutz. However, he is nonetheless a loyal follower. Beta also appears to have a soft and vulnerable side to himself, as he often displays a meek disposition and appeared sad when [[Nominatus]] rejected any notion of friendship between them.<ref name="SBEP75"/>
   
 
==Powers and abilities==
 
==Powers and abilities==
Beta possesses high physical strength, enough to sent [[Retro]] flying with a single punch.<ref name="SBE75"/>
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Beta possesses high physical strength, enough to send [[Retro]] flying with a single punch.<ref name="SBEP75"/>
   
 
===Weapons===
 
===Weapons===
Beta wields a handheld ray gun which can fire a raid barrage of red lasers. He lost it after [[Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic Boom)|Sonic]] disarmed him however.<ref name="SBE75"/>
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Beta wields a handheld ray gun which can fire a barrage of red lasers, though he lost it after [[Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic Boom)|Sonic]] disarmed him.<ref name="SBEP75"/>
   
 
==Relationships==
 
==Relationships==
 
===Nominatus===
 
===Nominatus===
Beta is one of [[Nominatus]]'s personal virus minions. Despite Nominatus treating him as dirt and giving him nothing but insults and neglect in return for his assistance, Beta serves Nominatus faithfully and refers to him as "boss" respectfully. A part of him, however, wishes that Nominatus considers him his friend.<ref name="SBE75"/>
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Beta is one of [[Nominatus]]' personal virus minions. Despite Nominatus treating him as dirt and giving him nothing but insults and neglect in return for his assistance, Beta serves Nominatus faithfully and refers to him as "boss" respectfully. A part of him, however, wishes that Nominatus considers him his friend.<ref name="SBEP75"/>
   
===Friends/Allies===
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===Friends/allies===
 
*[[Nominatus]]
 
*[[Nominatus]]
 
*[[Retro]]
 
*[[Retro]]
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==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
{{Quote2|Eh, square pixels make us look fat?|Beta answering [[Nominatus]]' rhetorical question about what Nominatus has on min, "[[Nominatus Rising]]"}}
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{{Quote2|Eh, square pixels make us look fat?|Beta answering [[Nominatus]]' rhetorical question about what Nominatus has on mind, "[[Nominatus Rising]]"}}
{{Quote2|For prison food, this isn't so bad.|Beta contend with his status as Eggman's pet prisoner during feeding time, "[[Nominatus Rising]]"}}
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{{Quote2|For prison food, this isn't so bad.|Beta contend with his status as [[Doctor Eggman (Sonic Boom)|Dr. Eggman]]'s pet prisoner during feeding time, "[[Nominatus Rising]]"}}
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==Trivia==
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*The word "Beta" is the second letter in the Greek alphabet and is also used to refer to the the last testing stage of software.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
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{{Sonic Boom characters}}
 
[[Category:Artificial intelligences]]
 
[[Category:Artificial intelligences]]
 
[[Category:Villains]]
 
[[Category:Villains]]

Latest revision as of 14:21, April 13, 2019

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This character exists primarily within the Sonic Boom continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.
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Beta[2] is a character that appears in the Sonic Boom television series. He is a computer virus and one of the minions of Nominatus. Alongside Retro, he aids Nominatus in his attempts to conquer the world.

AppearanceEdit

Beta is a large and muscular humanoid with black skin, white eyes with purple sclera, a gray face, and a purple-glowing mouth. He has a roundish torso with a broad chest, large and thick arms, big hands, fairly small legs by comparison, and gray two-toed feet. He also has purple-glowing pattern-stripes on his body. These include outlines below his chest and down his belly, stripes on the sides on his abdomen, and circles on his shoulders. Finally, he has a pair of pointy, vertical ears. For attire, Beta wears a pair of metal wrist cuffs with purple spikes on them, and a matching spiked belt with a skull-emblem as a buckle.

HistoryEdit

TV seriesEdit

PastEdit

Having become Nominatus' minion at some point, Beta would face a number of foes alongside Nominatus and Retro.[2]

Season twoEdit

Stuck in cyberspace, Beta would escape into the real world with Nominatus and Retro using Tails' Build-it Box to help Nominatus infect and conquer earth. However, the machine shrunk them when they emerged, so the trio had to take a dangerous trip to the machine's controls and rescale themselves. Beta then helped Nominatus bring his army and weapons into the real world with the Build-it Box, only to come under attack by Team Sonic, Ms. Tomatopotamus, Eggman and the Badniks. The trio tried to escape as they stood to lose, but were shrunk by the Build-it Box and captured by Eggman, who kept them trapped as his pets in his lair.[2]

PersonalityEdit

Although imposing in size, Beta is not very intelligent, slow on the uptake, and a bit of a klutz. However, he is nonetheless a loyal follower. Beta also appears to have a soft and vulnerable side to himself, as he often displays a meek disposition and appeared sad when Nominatus rejected any notion of friendship between them.[2]

Powers and abilitiesEdit

Beta possesses high physical strength, enough to send Retro flying with a single punch.[2]

WeaponsEdit

Beta wields a handheld ray gun which can fire a barrage of red lasers, though he lost it after Sonic disarmed him.[2]

RelationshipsEdit

NominatusEdit

Beta is one of Nominatus' personal virus minions. Despite Nominatus treating him as dirt and giving him nothing but insults and neglect in return for his assistance, Beta serves Nominatus faithfully and refers to him as "boss" respectfully. A part of him, however, wishes that Nominatus considers him his friend.[2]

Friends/alliesEdit

EnemiesEdit

QuotesEdit

"Eh, square pixels make us look fat?"
—Beta answering Nominatus' rhetorical question about what Nominatus has on mind, "Nominatus Rising"
"For prison food, this isn't so bad."
—Beta contend with his status as Dr. Eggman's pet prisoner during feeding time, "Nominatus Rising"

TriviaEdit

  • The word "Beta" is the second letter in the Greek alphabet and is also used to refer to the the last testing stage of software.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bill Freiberger on Twitter. Twitter (20 April 2017). Retrieved on 20 April 2017. “Alexander Soerensen‏: If I may ask, who voiced Beta and Retro in "Nominatus Rising"? / Bill Freiberger: The voice of Beta was @VOKirk and the voice of Retro was @RogerCraigSmith.”
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Raut-Siezac, Natalys (15 April 2017). "Nominatus Rising". Sonic Boom. Season 2. Episode 75. Boomerang.
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