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Origin Plun-Darr
Group Mutants
Weapons & Accessories
Weapons Club, Mace, Battle Axe, Arm Cannon
Voice Actor
Voiced by Larry Kenney
Character Guide
Page List of all characters

For the article about the 2011 version of this character, see Kaynar (2011).

Jackalman is a member of the Jackalmen and also serves as their leader. Like the rest of his kind, this humanoid jackal hails from the planet Plun-Darr. His body is a dark orange in color and he has tufts of fur covering his shoulders.

Along with Monkian and Vultureman, Jackalman is a member of the Mutants led by Slithe. Cowardly and cautious, Jackalman usually tries to avoid taking part in any direct conflict, and also is the first one to question Slithe's nefarious schemes.

Despite his pusillanimous nature, Jackalman has displayed an unbelievable degree of boldness on a couple of occasions. The first time was when he decided to rebel against Slithe and the other Mutants and for his own gang. Appointing himself as a general, Jackalman picked the Molemaster and the Driller to be a part of his army. He harrased the more timid Third-Earthers like the Wollos by pillaging their village but was stopped short by the ThunderCats.

Later on, Jackalman took on Lion-O alone while Slithe and Monkian were trapped inside a mountain with Tygra and Panthro. Wrestling with the Lord of the ThunderCats, Jackalman was able to snatch the Sword of Omens from him. Intoxicated by the power of holding the Eye of Thundera in his hands, Jackalman created his own variation of Lion-O's chant when he yelled out, "Plun-Darr, Plun-Darr, Plun-Darr, Jackalman Ho!".

Eventually, Jackalman along with the other Mutants were captured by Captain Bragg in his Circus Train and taken to the remote planet of Way Outback where they remain exiled for good.

ThunderCats Bullet Point.png Strengths[]

Jackalman's cunning is his main strength. His crafty nature has allowed him to many times turn difficult situations in his favor and even escape from them.

When he puts his mind to it, Jackalman can be a handful in one-on-one combat, not fearing to even take on Lion-O with his Sword of Omens.

While not a strength per se, Jackalman's slender build did prove to be useful once when he had to crawl through the ventilation shaft inside Cats Lair in order to reach the Sword Chamber.

ThunderCats Bullet Point.png Weaknesses[]

Physically, Jackalman is the weakest of the Mutants.A scrawny physique make him an easy opponent to take down most of the times.

Jackalman is also full of greed and that often ends up being his own undoing.

ThunderCats Bullet Point.png Weapons & Equipment[]

Jackalman has used a variety of weapons in his fight against the ThunderCats, including crude ones like Clubs, Battle Axes, and Maces as well as more advanced weapons such as guns and a rock firing Arm Cannon.

Jackalman usually pilots the SkyCutter but on occasion has driven the NoseDiver as well.

ThunderCats Bullet Point.png Appearances[]

001. Exodus
002. The Unholy Alliance
004. The Slaves of Castle Plun-Darr
005. Trouble with Time
006. Pumm-Ra
009. The Garden of Delights
012. The Doomgaze
013. Lord of the Snows
014. The Spaceship Beneath the Sands
016. The Fireballs of Plun-Darr
021. Return to Thundera
022. Snarf Takes Up The Challenge
025. Lion-O's Anointment Second Day: The Trial of Speed
029. Sixth Sense
031. The Astral Prison
034. Lion-O's Anointment Third Day: The Trial of Cunning
035. The Rock Giant
036. The Thunder-Cutter
037. Mechanical Plague
039. Feliner - Part I
040. The Wolfrat
042. Lion-O's Anointment Fourth Day: The Trial of Mind Power
045. Feliner - Part II
047. Divide and Conquer
048. The Micrits
049. Lion-O's Anointment Final Day: The Trial of Evil
050. The Superpower Potion
052. Tight Squeeze
054. Out of Sight
055. Jackalman's Rebellion
056. The Mountain
057. Eye of the Beholder
058. The Mumm-Ra Berbil
059. The Trouble with ThunderKittens
060. Mumm-Rana
061. Trapped
062. The Transfer
063. The Shifter
064. Dream Master
067. ThunderCats Ho! - Part II
068. ThunderCats Ho! - Part III
069. ThunderCats Ho! - Part IV
070. ThunderCats Ho! - Part V
071. Mumm-Ra Lives! - Part I
072. Mumm-Ra Lives! - Part II
073. Mumm-Ra Lives! - Part III
081. Ravage Island
083. The Sound Stones
084. Day of the Eclipse
090. Vultureman's Revenge
091. ThunderCubs - Part I
092. ThunderCubs - Part II
094. ThunderCubs - Part IV
096. The Totem of Dera
099. Telepathy Beam
109. The Circus Train
111. Return to Thundera - Part I
114. Return to Thundera - Part IV

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