|The White Tigerzord was the personal Zord of the White Mighty Morphin Power Ranger. Built by Zordon and Alpha 5, it could combine with the other Thunderzords and Tor.|
|First seen||White Light, Part II|
|Last seen||Ninja Quest, Part I|
|Series||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers|
The White Tigerzord
Shortly after Tommy was revealed to be the new White Ranger, Alpha 5 informed him that the White Ranger would command a new Zord called the White Tigerzord, a Zord of strength and fierceness. The White Ranger soon had an opportunity to test the new Zord, calling on it to help in the battle against the giant Nimrod monster.
The Tigerzord took the form of a large tiger, mostly white in color save for black and red highlights throughout its body. The rear of the Zord featured a large golden tail which curved upwards. The legs of the Zord had large red domes at the top of each section.
The White Ranger called upon the Zord, which quickly emerged in the mountainside. As it ran to report to the White Ranger, a large section of ground gave way underfoot, causing the Zord to fall and come to rest on its back. Once reoriented, the White Ranger lept to the head of the Tigerzord and entered its cockpit.
The cockpit was a medium sized space with a large window at the front. The cockpit featured five plasma orbs and the White Ranger stood behind the center orb. To the rear of the cockpit was a wall with seven small glass orbs, each displaying a Japanese symbol. To the left of the White Ranger was a control console into which Saba was inserted. Located to the right of this console was a port into which one of the seven glass orbs could be inserted in order to trigger a special attack.
Powers and abilities
The Tigerzord could run so fast that it could only be perceived as a blur. This speed also kicked up enough dust that could be focused towards a monster, distracting them. In this mode, the Red Dragon Warrior Mode could mount the Tigerzord and ride it whilst wielding its staff as a jousting pole. [MMPR2: “White Light, Part II“]
The White Tigerzord could be stored within Tor’s hangar bay, while the Thunderzord Assault Team (including the Red Dragon Warrior Mode) docked atop his massive shell. With the combined power of all six Thunderzords, the Thunder Ultrazord was able to crush the Fore Head, destroying him. [MMPR2: “A Monster of Global Proportions“]
The Zord was damaged in the battle against the giant Pachinko Head monster, forcing the Rangers to teleport it to the hiding place in order for it to be recharged. [MMPR2: “Rocky Just Wants to Have Fun“] The Zord could transform into a Warrior Mode, allowing it bipedal movement similar to the Red Dragon Warrior Mode.
Fate of the White Tigerzord
The White Tigerzord was used successfully for the first year of Lord Zedd’s assault on Angel Grove but would not survive for longer. During the confrontation against Rito Revolto, the Tigerzord, assembled in Warrior Mode form, was outnumbered against Rito and his monster gang.
The damaged Thunderzord power accelerator was at peak level due to the power bank leaking energy, despite Alpha 5’s best efforts to contain it. With the unstable power accelerator beyond limits, the Tigerzord, along with the other Thunderzords began to explode and fall apart piece by piece, with no way to revitalise them. [MMPR3: “Ninja Quest, Part I“]