|This article is about a Rider in Kamen Rider 555.|
This Lion Orphnoch (ライオンオルフェノク, Raion Orufenoku) is an Orphnoch who assumed the form of a Riotrooper Commanding Officer (ライオトルーパー部隊長, Raiotorūpā Butaichō).
He is a member of the Riotrooper army along with the Mole and Moose Orphnochs. He is also one of the Riotrooper army who assaulted Faiz while riding the Jetsliger. After the Orphnoch occupation of the worldwide, he was sent along with his friend to terminate the last of the human beings. However, he was defeated by Keitaro Kikuchi as Kamen Rider Kaixa.
Powers and Abilites
- Transformation to Orphnoch: As all his race, he can transform from human to Orphnoch.
- Destroy hearts: As Orphnoch, he can used his tentacle or weapon for eliminated the hearts of the victims in burst of flames. It wasn´t see in the movie.
- Fireball: He can shoot a 3000 degree fireball from his chest.
- Double-Bladed Spear: He is armed with a spear, with blades on the end, which is used as a weapon of melee.
- ―Transformation announcement[src]
- Punching Power: 2 t.
- Kicking Power: 4 t.
- Maximum Jump Height: 25 m.
- Maximum Running Speed: 100 m. per 6.5 sec.
The Smart Buckle gives him the following statistics when he transform.
- Full Metal Lung: The vest armor of the Rider provides the most protection, being able to withstand Anti-tank weaponry.
- 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 Smart Buckle.
- Photon Streams: The path that the Photon Blood travels through the Rider’s armor. In all Riotroopers, this path is yellow when transforming, white after transformed.
- Photon Terminals: Where the Photon Streams connect with the gauntlets and greaves.
- Smart Buckle - Transformation device.
- SB-RTV Gyro Attacker - A motorcycle with the same design to SB-555V Auto Vajin.
- SB-VX0 Jetsliger - A heavily armed motorcycle used for combat.
Behind the scenes
Lion Orphnoch was designed by Tamotsu Shinohara (篠原 保, Shinohara Tamotsu).
- In the S.I.C. Hero Saga Kamen Rider 555: Lost World, there was another Lion Orphnoch: Kamen Rider Psyga, who would presumably become the new Lion Orphnoch in Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost.
- The design is an homage to Hercules, from Kamen Rider X, while also looking similar to an African warrior.
- His suit was later remodeled into the Coral Orphnoch.