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Groot
IcoN-hex-Guardians of the Galaxy IcoN-Edition-2.0
Franchise Guardians of the Galaxy
Model INF-1000104
Costume Groot Costume
Voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson
Combat Brawler
Special Move I am Groot!
Icon-ability-MaximumStrength Icon-ability-WallCrawler
"He is Groot."
--Hall of Heroes statue inscription

Groot is a character from the Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy movie. He may be used in:

He was revealed during the Disney Infinity Marvel Superheroes Live Event.

Abilities

Using his arms, Groot attacks with some powerful strikes in his melee attack. In his ranged attack, he burrows his arm into the ground, and makes it come up from underneath the opponents. In Groot's Special Move, he grows larger, while attacks nearby enemies. This move can be upgraded to include a bark shield, that can be regenerated. Groot has Maximum Strength, and can unlock the Wall Crawler Special Ability.

Skill Tree

Groot's Skill Tree is, like all the other playable characters', divided into branches that improve different abilities. Following is a list of all the upgrades in the four different branches in Groot's Skill Tree, plus the 2 Respenders.

Ranged Attack

Name Description Notes

Street Spike

Street Spike

Allows the Character to slam a carried object into the ground by tapping the 'attack' button.

1 skill point

Shrub Drub

Ground Pound

Increases the damage and area of Groot's Air Assault.

2 skill points

Climbing Vines

Groot - Climbing Vines

Gives Groot the ability to Wall Crawl.

1 skill point

Make Like a Tree

Running Upgrade - Level 1

Increases Groot's running speed.

2 skill points

Ranged Attack Upgrade

Ranged Attack Upgrade

Increases the damage of Groot's burrowing arm attacks.

2 skill points

Root for Groot

Groot - Root for Groot

Hold the ranged attack button to spawn multiple arms that seek out targets in a cone in front of Groot.

4 skill points

Ranged Attack Upgrade

Ranged Attack Upgrade

Increases the damage of Groot's burrowing arm attacks.

4 skill points

Ultra Ranged Attack Upgrade

Ultra Ranged Attack Upgrade

Increases the damage of Groot's burrowing arm attacks.

6 skill points

Melee Attack

Name Description Notes

Mid-Air Recovery

Mid-Air Recovery

Allows the Character to recover in mid-air by tapping the 'jump' button.

1 skill point

Repel

Repel

Repel an attacking opponent. Tap the 'block' button just before an attack. Requires skilled timing.

3 skill points

Bough Breaker

Groot - Bough Breaker

Groot can break an opponent's block by swinging his arms upward.

2 skill points

Damage Increase

Damage Increase

Increases the damage of Groot's combo attack.

4 skill points

Branching Out

Groot - Branching Out

When performing a Bough Breaker, release the 'attack' button and tap the 'attack' button to perform a powerful attack that repels and opponent.

4 skill points

Damage Increase

Damage Increase

Increases the damage of Groot's combo attack.

2 skill points

Strong Finish

Groot - Strong Finish

Provides an additional upgrade to Groot's ground attack.

4 skill points

Super Damage Increase

Super Damage Increase

Increases the damage of Groot's combo attack.

6 skill points

Special Move and Power Discs

Name Description Notes

I am Groot!

Groot - I am Groot!

This unlocks Groot's Special Move! Groot grows and performs a series of close-range attacks. Upon completion, he returns to his original size.

2 skill points

Speedy Meter Upgrade

Speedy Meter Upgrade

Increases the rate at which the Special Move meter fills when Power Pickups are obtained.

4 skill points

Special Move Mega Bonus

Special Move Mega Bonus

This increases the damage of Groot's Special Move.

6 skill points

Special Move Meter Upgrade

Special Move Meter Upgrade 1

Adds a portion to the Special Move meter. When filled, the Character can activate a Special Move.

3 skill points

Power Disc Recharge Upgrade

Power Disc Recharge Upgrade

Increases the rate at which the Power Disc meter fills.

3 skill points

Power Disc Recharge Upgrade

Power Disc Recharger Upgrade 2

Increases the rate at which the Power Disc meter fills.

5 skill points

Special Move Bonus

Special Move Bonus

This increases the damage of Groot's Special Move.

3 skill points

Special Move Meter Upgrade

Special Move Meter Upgrade 2

Adds a portion to the Special Move meter. When filled, the Character can activate a Special Move.

5 skill points

Special Move Meter Upgrade

Special Move Meter Upgrade 3

Adds a portion to the Special Move meter. When filled, the Character can activate a Special Move.

6 skill points

Tough Bark

Groot - Tough Bark

Allows Groot to grow a temporary bark shield while he performs his Special Move.

3 skill points

Special Move Bonus

Special Move Bonus

This increases the damage of Groot's Special Move.

4 skill points

Bark Regrowth

Groot - Bark Regrowth

Allows Groot to regenerate his bark shield entering a blocking state. As long as some of the Bark Shield remains, it will regenerate while blocking. Once it is completely depleted, it can be regrown with his Special Move.

3 skill points

This skill is a mix of two other skills, Regenerating Shields and Healing Block.

Health and Speed

Name Description Notes

Health Boost

Health Boost

Increases Groot's maximum health.

1 skill point

Team Player

Team Player

Decreases the amount of time it takes to revive another Character or sidekick.

2 skill points

Health Boost

Health Boost

Increases Groot's maximum health.

3 skill points

Health Boost

Health Boost

Increases Groot's maximum health.

4 skill points

Helping Hand

Helping Hand

Decreases the amount of health needed to revive another Character or sidekick.

2 skill points

Helping Hand Upgrade

Helping Hand Upgrade

Decreases the amount of health needed to revive another Character or sidekick.

4 skill points

Super Health Boost

Super Health Boost

Increases Groot's maximum health.

5 skill points

Health Boost

Health Boost

Increases Groot's maximum health.

2 skill points

Team Player Upgrade

Team Player Upgrade

Decreases the amount of time it takes to revive another Character or sidekick.

4 skill points

Respenders

Name Description Notes

Respender 1

Respender 1

At level 10, allows you to completely respend all of your skills points. Use it wisely, though. Once purchased, it will be permanently used.

0 skill points

Respender 2

Respender 2

At level 20, allows you to completely respend all of your skills points. Use it wisely, though. Once purchased, it will be permanently used.

0 skill points

Trivia

Quotes

  • I am Groot. (Groot's one and only line in-game.)

Gallery

For more game related media, see Groot/Gallery.
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