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Gorgom is a cult and criminal group in the 1987-1988 Kamen Rider Series installment Kamen Rider BLACK. The group is notorious for its terrorist activities in the name of world domination and racial superiority over humanity.

Overview

As with most tokusatsu programs, this fictional criminal group is primarily based in Japan. Members of Gorgom consist of both human and non-humans. The group is notorious for its terrorist activities in the name of world domination. Their only formidable foe seems to be Kamen Rider BLACK, a failed creation.

History

For many years, Gorgom has been ruled by the mysterious Creation King. As Gorgom tradition dictates, a new King must be chosen every fifty millennia. The selection process involves finding several worthy candidates who will be transformed into mutants deemed Century Kings, sentenced to fight for the crown with the survivor becoming the new Creation King.

In 1987, Gorgom chose Kotaro Minami and Nobuhiko Akizuki as Century Kings. During their surgery, then current Creation King commanded the High Priests to place the powerful Holy King Stones into their bodies. Kotaro was implanted with the "Stone of the Sun", and was given the name Black Sun. However, Soichiro Akizuki, the father of the brothers, went against Gorgom and freed Kotaro from brain surgery. Nobuhiko received the "Stone of the Moon", and due to disrupted surgery, was in extended recovery before emerging as "Shadow Moon."

Kotaro barely escaped with his life, but Nobuhiko remained captured by Gorgom, where he hibernated to become the next Creation King. Soichiro's actions were unforgivable, as Golgom sent five Spider Mutants to kill him.

After the successful assassination, Gorgom continues to terrorize the country, in order to defeat Kotaro and take his Kingstone, and to rule the world.

When Shadow Moon caused the apparent death of Kamen Rider BLACK, it affected Japan with some of them leaving the country and some worshipping the organization. With Kamen Rider BLACK's revival, he finally confronts Shadow Moon and the Creation King. Upon the destruction of the Creation King, it was the end of Gorgom.


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World of Black

Gorgom also exists in the A.R. World of Black, where it is fought by a alternate Kamen Rider Black who never became RX. Dai-Shocker's Apollo Geist arrived in this world prior to the World of Black RX, recruiting the Gorgom cult as a result. Gorgom's Sai Mutant was summoned by Apollo Geist to convince Schwarian of the Crisis Empire to join Dai-Shocker. He is summoned again to help protect Apollo Geist from Black RX, only to be quickly destroyed by Black's Rider Punch.

Members

Leader

Three High Priests

Humans

Gorgom allows any humans to join them. They were lured into the syndicate as they found Gorgom's offers interesting. These humans were willing to become Gorgom's monsters which could live for up till 5,000 years.

Current Human Members

Former

Allies

Gorgom Mutants

Gorgom's Mutants are genetically altered half-beast humans possessing long life that lasts 5,500 years. For Gorgom's human members, being transformed into a Mutant is the ultimate reward for their loyalty. Each Mutant is based on an animal or plant lifeform. Among those Mutants were the:

Other Gorgom Mutants

  • Fleeing Mutants
  • Scorpion Mutant

Organization Allies

 
Showa Era Kamen Rider Villains

Kamen Rider
Shocker
Colonel Zol | Dr. Shinigami | Ambassador Hell | Shocker Riders | Shocker Kaijin | Shocker Combatmen

Gel-Shocker
Great Leader of Gel-Shocker | General Black | Gel-Shocker Kaijin | Gel-Shocker Combatmen

Kamen Rider V3
Destron
Great Leader of Destron | Doktor G | Baron Fang | Archbishop Wing | Marshal Armor | Destron Inhumanoids | Destron Combatmen

Kamen Rider X
Government of Darkness
King Dark | Dr. Noroi | Apollo Geist | G.O.D. Kaijin | G.O.D. Warfare Agents

Kamen Rider Amazon
Geddon
Ruler | Ten-Faced Demon Gorgos | Beastmen | Akajusha

Garanda Empire
Ruler | Great Emperor Zero | Beastmen | Kurojusha

Kamen Rider Stronger
Black Satan
Great Boss of Black Satan | Mr. Titan | Dead Lion | Kikkaijin | Black Satan Soldiers

Delza Army
General Shadow | Staff Officer Steel | Division Commander Wild Eagle | Doctor Kate | Major Skull | Baron Rock | General Wolf | Commanding Officer Frank | Snake Woman | Marshal Machine | Commander Jishaku | Armored Knight | Great Boss of Delza Army | Delza Army Corps

Kamen Rider Skyrider
Neo-Shocker
Neo-Shocker's Great Leader | General Monster | Admiral Majin | Galaxy King | Neo-Shocker Kaijin | Ari Commandos

Kamen Rider Super-1
Dogma Kingdom
Emperor Terror Macro | General Megarl | Dogma Kaijin | Dogma Bodyguards | Dogma Fighters

Jin Dogma
Marshal Demon | Princess Youkai | Commander Onibi | Doctor Ghost | Staff Officer Witch | Jin Dogma Kaijin | Jin Fighters

Kamen Rider ZX
Badan Empire
Generalissimo of Badan | Ambassador Darkness | Roids | Combat-Roids

Kamen Rider Black
Gorgom
Shadow Moon | High Priests (High Priest Darom | High Priest Baraom | High Priestess Bishium) | Sword Master Birugenia | Creation King | Gorgom Mutants

Kamen Rider Black RX
Crisis Empire
Grand Lord Crisis | General Jark | Intelligence Staff Officer Maribaron | Naval Commander Bosgun | Captain Gatenzone | Captain Gedorian | Crisis Empire Kaijin | Chaps

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