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Evil Turtle
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Character Information
Gender: Female ♀
Also known as: Labra-Turtle (by Richard in "The Puppy")
Species: Trionyx triunguis
(occidere machinae ex infernum)
Enemies: The Wattersons (up to "The Compilation")
The people of Elmore
Relatives: The van shopkeeper, (former owner),
the Wattersons (former owners),
unnamed offspring
Occupation: Pet (formerly),
mother
First Appearance: "The Puppy"
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The Evil Turtle is a minor character in The Amazing World of Gumball. She was the pet of Gumball, Darwin, and Anais. She made her first appearance in "The Puppy." She was accidentally bought by Richard while she was pregnant.

Appearance

The Evil Turtle is likely an African softshell, the only living member of the Trionyx genus. She has a long, wrinkly neck, and a small, protruding snout. Her carapace and head are olive in coloration, while her plastron is mint. Darwin notes that she smells "like a belly button."

Personality

She focuses all of her efforts into biting people. She is also practically invincible, being able to survive a direct hit from a car, and leave an explosion unscathed.

Episode appearances

Season 3

  • "The Puppy": Her first major role and appearance. Gumball, Darwin, and Anais wanted a puppy, but they get the Evil Turtle instead because Richard mistook her for a dog.
  • "The Name": Zach forces Darwin to live with her in her little home.
  • "The Burden": She tries to bite Chris Morris.
  • "The Man": She appears as part of Gumball's Rube Goldberg machine.

Season 4

Season 5

  • "The News": (cameo) This is her final appearance in the series.

Quote

Evil Turtle: [thinking] BITE, BITE, BITE! NEED FOOD FOR STRENGTH TO BITE, BITE, BITE! MAKE LITTLE TURTLES TO BITE EVEN MORE!

Evil Turtle in "The Puppy"


Gallery

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Trivia

  • The turtle's sunlight-induced "death" is a reference to Ben Bocquelet's pet turtle, and how he died from dehydration.
    • In addition, it is also a reference to the film Gremlins, in which the titular creatures have a weakness to bright light.
  • The turtle is called a Trionyx, a genus of softshell turtles[1].
  • The Trionyx is also referred to in Latin as occidere machinae ex infernum, meaning "killing machine from Inferno/Hell," according to one book Anais reads.
  • The turtle laughs in a manner similar to Hannibal Lecter.
  • The turtle can see in infrared vision like the Predator.
  • "The Nest" reveals that the turtle is a female, a fact foreshadowed by her desire to reproduce in "The Puppy."
    • The same episode reveals that she was actually pregnant, rather than just evil.
      • However, shortly after the characters make this conclusion, the turtle and her babies attack and successfully sink an entire cargo ship, so both seem to be the case.

References

ve Characters
Italicized characters are considered extremely minor
Watterson family GumballDarwinAnaisNicoleRichardGranny JojoLouieEvil Turtle (family pet) • Frankie
Robinson family GaylordMargaretRocky
Fitzgerald family PennyPatrickJudithPollyMr. Cuddles (family pet)
Wilson family TobiasJackieHaroldRachel
Banana family Banana JoeBanana BarbaraBanana Bob
Rex family TinaMr. Rex
Keane family AlanDexterJessica
Jötunheim family HectorMrs. Jötunheim
Parham family FelicityBilly
Yoshida family MasamiMr. YoshidaYuki
School faculty Nigel BrownLucy SimianSteve SmallCoach RussoJoan MarkhamLibrarianMoonchild CorneilleTree librarian
Student body CarrieBobertSarahLeslieTeriColin and FelixCarmenMollyJamieIdahoAntonOchoJukeSussieClaytonWilliamRobHot Dog GuyJuliusGreen bearMushroomFuzzballRazor8-bit dogReaperMowdownRotten cupcakeScytheClareJaredWilsonJodieRainbow octopusBulldogGregorMoleJoshPeter
Senior citizens MarvinGaryAlisonBlue elephantBettyDonald
Other Elmore residents LarryDonut CopSal Left ThumbCupcake womanKennethKarenPantsbullyTonyHexagon ladySanta ClausPaperballLenny SmithConstruction menHoboShooting starRosieClipboard menEggmanCube dogsCyclops dogRatsSunEarthMoonPurple squirrelPink squirrelCreaturesOrange guardsBandage doctorMelted cheese guyHamburger CopCowboyJeffSusanSicilianaQuattroFloppy diskInternetExercise baconShape peopleTeal tow truck driverSaturnSausage dogTan dogCarltonTroyGreen security guardBandage paramedicsGhostsCoffee copCarmen's fatherIdaho's familyFrench friesAnton's parentsRichwood High studentsGumball's brainDr. ButtSussie's parentsRipley 2000 managerHot dog man GoblinDolphin manSpray-paint bottleButterknifeMr. ChanaxManly warriorPest controllerSoulless office workerOval familyTimmyCharlieDrum kit guyHot Dog Guy lookalikeCupcake manMikeKenKip SchlezingerClownHand security officerSally the SnakeEarlSphere citizensLeonard DanielsVan shopkeeperHumanMilk guyOld doctorGargarothBrydieMayor of ElmoreFlight attendantDanielMaryMariaJoaoPhilKayvonCharlie-AnnBook doctorTeapotDebbie
Single appearance JealousyBlitzerVirusMr. KreeseDaniel LennardAnt-OneAnt-TwoAnton clonesZachScary old manScary old ladyChicken BucketChris MorrisVladSluzzle DudeButterflyChimeraNew BobertAbraham Lincoln goatEvil Turtle's babiesChi ChiRibbitChi Chi's parentsTrollGame ChildHowdyFrankGradyRussian agentsEthel and BernieMr. GruberAzraelRainbow Factory shareholdersFuzzy
Objects Daisy the DonkeyElmore dollarSolar System
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