|Voice Actor||Masutani Yasunori (増谷 康紀)|
Etemon is the second major villain of Digimon Adventure.
|Ultimate||Metal Etemon |
Etemon was brought back to life thanks to Millenniumon, who he then served. He fights Akiyama Ryo twice in a row in Etemon's Palace, first alone and then alongside a Ganimon and either a Rukamon in Anode Tamer or an Octmon in Cathode Tamer, the second boss fought in the game. Defeating Etemon freed Takenouchi Sora, Takaishi Takeru, Piyomon and Patamon. He fights Ryo again in Milleniumon's Lair alongside a Gazimon, the second fight in the boss rush leading to Millenniumon, but is defeated once again.
Metal Etemon is the third opponent of Deserted Island's Battle Arena. He gets angry at how the player looks at him and threatens to punish him for it if he doesn't apologise immediately. He uses the Steel Smile Heaven Gate deck, a Yellow/Rare deck with 3 attack, defense and evolution speed that's well-balanced. Upon being defeated, he reiterates how angry the player makes him, and exclaims that they will have a rematch.
Etemon first appeared in Episode 20, "Etemon! The Stage Mounting of Evil", after the Chosen Children defeated his Gazimon underlings and rescued the Koromon they had taken hostage, with his voice being loud enough to be heard inside the cave the Koromon were in. He seemed to be a giant, but Izumi Koshiro soon realized they were seeing a hologram. The Koromon recognized him, and Etemon congratulated his Gazimon for leading the Chosen Children to him. Etemon then said he'd make the whole Koromon Village disappear, which the Chosen Children doubted was even possible, but he soon proved them wrong. Yagami Taichi decided to fight him, but Etemon incapacitated the Partner Digimon with his Love Serenade. The Koromon then helped the Chosen Children run away into the cave, as a legend said that they could use the cave to do so.
In Episode 21, "Dark Evolution! Skull Greymon", Etemon reacted to something, namely Kido Jo, being caught in his Dark Network in the Colosseum, where he held his yearly concert. One of his Gazimon lackeys pointed out they were far from it, but Etemon wanted to go nonetheless as he had set up an "interesting live" there.
Etemon then showed himself as a hologram in front of the Chosen Children in the Colosseum. The Chosen Children and their Digimon then ran towards the goal Jo was close to to protect themselves, but Agumon could not get there due to eating too much, and Taichi ran towards him, which saved them from the trap that got everyone else, trapping them inside the goal's net, which Etemon explained had a high-voltage current running through it. Taichi then demanded Etemon let everyone free, but Etemon merely pointed out he couldn't fight him as he was too far, but he had prepared a special guest: a Greymon. To fight it, Taichi had Agumon evolve into Greymon. However, the enemy Greymon would win the match due to Taichi's Greymon's sluggish movements, caused by eating too much. Taichi tried to force Greymon to evolve so he could win, but his Crest of Courage would not react.
The Chosen Children then fell into some ruins below the Colosseum. When they came back, Taichi still was trying to force Greymon to evolve. Ishida Yamato wanted to have the rest back Taichi up, but Taichi stopped him, as that was his chance to get Greymon to evolve. To do so, he made himself a target of the enemy Greymon, which Etemon was fine with. This finally succeeded in evolving Greymon, but it triggered a Dark Evolution, so he became Skull Greymon, who then destroyed the enemy Greymon, a part of the Dark Network and a part of the Colosseum with a single Ground Zero. Due to that, Etemon lost his connection to the Colosseum.
A Gazimon alerted Etemon of a reaction in Area K1 in Episode 23, "The Fairy! Piccolomon". Recognizing said area as Tyranomon's territory, Etemon vowed to give the Chosen Children a pretty sight for their eyes.
After the Chosen Children, except Taichi and Agumon, met up to face Tyranomon, Etemon showed himself as a hologram and performed his Love Serenade, leaving the Partner Digimon with no power, making them easy prey for Tyranomon. Piccolomon accepted they could not wait for Taichi and Agumon and he would have to take on Tyranomon himself, but said duo then arrived. With newly found determination, Agumon evolved into Greymon once again to face Tyranomon. With Tyranomon defeated, Etemon left in anger.