|“||I call him [The Gorilla] because he's huge and he never speaks, just like a gorilla!||”|
Adrien's bodyguard, nicknamed The Gorilla, is Adrien's bodyguard and car chauffeur. In "Gorizilla", after he fails to get Adrien back and is harshly insulted by Gabriel Agreste for it, he is akumatized by Hawk Moth into Gorizilla, a gorilla-like supervillain.
Adrien's bodyguard is large and tall, with dark blue eyes. The hair on top of his head is black while his sideburns and the hair on the sides of his head is gray. He doesn't have eyebrows.
He wears a dark bluish-gray dress suit with a light bluish-gray sweater underneath the jacket. He also has dark bluish-gray dress shoes.
He is entirely blue with a lighter blue chest and face surrounded by thick black lines. His eyes are yellow, and he has two upper canines that stick out of his mouth.
Adrien's bodyguard is serious, grim, and stoic, never talking or expressing any emotions. He takes his job very seriously and is quite protective of Adrien, threatening Simon Grimault when the latter just wanted to shake hands with Adrien. His suspicious nature also thrives outside of his job as he glances at Marinette from a distance because she is talking back to her purse, where Tikki is, in "Guitar Villain". He isn't afraid to stand up to what he considers dangerous to himself or others, like Simon Says and Darkblade, but he becomes fearful in particular cases he is endangered. While not openly genial, the bodyguard obeys his boss, Gabriel Agreste and Nathalie, and he follows through on requests on others, such as delivering Marinette's Christmas gift to Adrien in "A Christmas Special".
As a civilian
The bodyguard is very strong, being able to use his height and build to intimate others if necessary. When Simon Says hypnotizes him to act like a gorilla, he is powerful enough to attack and restraint Cat Noir.
Gorizilla possesses extraordinary strength and an acute sense of smell, as well as a strong jump. Because of his enhanced senses and physical abilities, he is an excellent tracker, being able to follow Adrien just about anywhere after getting his scent from his bracelet. However, if his sense of smell is overpowered by a stronger scent, like Wayhem's bottle of Adrien: The Fragrance, he loses the ability to sniff out whoever he's trying to track.
The bodyguard is very protective of Adrien, leaving his side only when forced to, like when he is chased off by spiders summoned by Santa Claws. In general, he seems to be very fond of Adrien, showing signs of genuine care towards him. In "Gigantitan", when he is about to be akumatized from his frustration with parking the limousine, the mere sight of Adrien safe is enough to calm him down and repel the akuma.
|Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Theme Song:||Absent|
|1. "The Bubbler":||Appears||13. "The Mime":||Appears|
|2. "Mr. Pigeon":||Absent||14. "Princess Fragrance":||Absent|
|3. "Stormy Weather":||Appears||17. "Animan":||Absent|
|4. "Timebreaker":||Absent||18. "Simon Says":||Appears|
|5. "Copycat":||Appears||19. "Pixelator":||Absent|
|6. "The Pharaoh":||Absent||20. "Guitar Villain":||Appears|
|7. "Lady Wifi":||Absent||21. "Kung Food":||Absent|
|8. "The Evillustrator":||Absent||22. "Gamer":||Absent|
|9. "Rogercop":||Absent||23. "Reflekta":||Absent|
|10. "Dark Cupid":||Appears||24. "The Puppeteer":||Mentioned|
|11. "Horrificator":||Absent||25. "Antibug":||Absent|
|12. "Darkblade":||Appears||26. "Volpina":||Appears|
|Season 1 Specials|
|15. "Ladybug & Cat Noir (Origins - Part 1)":||Appears||16. "Stoneheart (Origins - Part 2)":||Appears|
|Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Theme Song:||Absent|
|S. "A Christmas Special":||Absent||?. "Zombizou":||Absent|
|1. "The Collector":||Appears||?. "Syren":||Flashback|
|2. "Prime Queen":||Absent||?. "Frightningale":||Appears|
|3. "Despair Bear":||Absent||?. "Troublemaker":||Absent|
|4. "Riposte":||Background||?. "Reverser":||Appears|
|5. "Befana":||Absent||?. "Frozer":||Unknown|
|6. "Robostus":||Absent||?. "Anansi":||Unknown|
|7. "The Dark Owl":||Absent||?. "Sandboy":||Unknown|
|8. "Gigantitan":||Appears||?. "Style Queen":||Will Appear|
|9. "Glaciator":||Background||?. "Queen Wasp":||Unknown|
|10. "Sapotis":||Absent||?. "Malediktator":||Unknown|
|11. "Gorizilla":||Appears||?. "Catalyst":||Unknown|
|12. "Captain Hardrock":||Absent||?. "Mayura":||Unknown|
|"A Christmas Special":||Appears|
|"Marinette in Paris":||Absent||"Marinette and Fashion":||Absent|
|"Ladybug as seen by Adrien":||Absent||"Ladyblog":||Absent|
|"Adrien's Double Life":||Appears||"Marinette and Alya":||Appears|
|"Marinette's Double Life":||Absent||"Cat Noir as seen by Marinette":||Absent|
|"My Birthday Party":||Absent||"Marinette and Adrien":||Background|
- Thomas Astruc and the crew call him "the Gorilla."
- As revealed in "Adrien's Double Life", Adrien calls him "the Gorilla" because he's large and he doesn't talk at all.
- In "Simon Says", the title character hypnotizes the bodyguard to think he is a gorilla.
- In the French version of "The Puppeteer", Plagg also refers to him as "The Gorilla," while he simply refers to him as Adrien's bodyguard in the English version.
- In some languages (including French), "Gorilla" is a slang word used to describe a particularly muscular bodyguard.
- In "The Bubbler", the bodyguard can be spotted in the sky to the right of Marinette's parents when they are trapped in bubbles.
- He really likes Christmas.
- In "Stormy Weather", the bodyguard is helping out Vincent by holding up a reflector during Adrien's photo shoot in the park.
- Although the car he usually drives appears in "Kung Food", he himself does not.
- A image showing part of the bodyguard's akumatized form was teased in a sneak peek collage at the Miraculous San Diego Comic-Con 2017 panel.
- The akuma in "Gigantitan" was intended to akumatize the bodyguard, but it ended up akumatizing August instead.
- The name of his akumatized form, Gorizilla, is a pun on his nickname and Godzilla. Coincidently, both have Gorilla in their names, representing their strength and power.
- Gorizilla will reappear for the two-part special event Heroes' Day.
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