Personal Info:
Real Name: Tanaraq
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Alpha Flight Vol.1 23
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: The Great Beasts
Base Of Operations: Mobile
Grudges: Alpha Flight
Creators: John Byrne
Enhanced Abilities: Tanaraq has vast super human strength and endurance.
Body Armour: Tanaraq is highly resistant to physical and energy attacks.
Claws: Tanaraq has a set of claws which, he can use as a weapon.
Magic: Tanaraq is a magical being and can cast illusions, compel others, cause a person massive physical and mental trauma, employ death and decay as a weapon, possess another being, upgrade a beings powers, summon forth a demon army and grow in size by hundreds of feet.
Tanaraq is a Great Beast, an immortal god banished to the Realm of the Beasts by the Northern Gods. When Walter Langkowski attempted to flood his body with gamma radiation to become a being similar to the Hulk, his experiment broke though an ancient mystical barrier which Tanaraq, a Great Beast discovered. The experiment formed a symbiotic relationship between Walter and Tanaraq. Whenever Walter turned into his Sasquatch form, he was actually trading places with Tanaraq. Eventually, Tanaraq was able to take control of his body in this realm.