Rot and Gut are minor characters of Trollhunters.

They are Trolls who both own a market area in Heartstone Trollmarket which provides charms, totems, and spells for trolls called "RotGut's".

History

Backstory

Trollhunters (Part One)

When Blinky knocks on their door, Rot is the first to answer, much to Gut's chagrin, leading to a brief argument before Gut ask how they might provide service. Blinky explained that they suspect a "fleshbag" might be a Changeling, getting Rot's attention. AAARRRGGHH!!! clarified that they were not referring to their human friends, Jim Lake Jr. and Toby Domzalski. Rot stated they would require a gaggletack. Gut hastily claimed to be sold out of those artifacts only to be contradicted by Rot, who announced he had a bag of them already. Gut spoke privately with Rot, arguing that he was trying to drive up the price, whereas his partner wanted to aid the Trollhunters regardless. Ultimately, they give the gaggletack for free.

Toby later comes by RotGut's for another gaggletack after Jim lost the first one babysitting NotEnrique, leading to the Changeling's exposure.

Jim and Toby later come by RotGut's for a ring remover spell to remove the Inferna Copula from Stricklander's finger. Gut mistakenly selected ringworm remover before Rot called him out on it. Subsequently responding to Toby's request for a magical super-magnet, Rot noted the only one they had could only attract snails. Sadly, RotGut didn't have the right item for their dilemma and ended up swapping their own feet by accident. They were then interrupted by a human Blinky, who told the young Trollhunters that magical solutions are delicate matter. Rot and Gut listen with interest as Blinky enticed the boys with an exciting adventure that was in fact reading books in his library.

Jim and Toby later purchase a draft of Elix-Lore from Rot and Gut in exchange for a single sock.

Trollhunters (Part Two)

Trollhunters (Part Three)

The two left Trollmarket after it was taken over by Gunmar with the other trolls. They later settled down in a back alley with Bagdwella and a few other trolls. When Glug went missing, Toby and NotEnrique came to ask them if they knew of her whereabouts, to which the two said no.

Physical Descriptions

Rot appears as a red troll with blue eyes.

Gut appears as a green troll with red eyes.

Both trolls are never clearly seen full-body with the exception of their eyes.

Personalities

Rot is helpful, somewhat dim and immature, and does not understand business very well. He is good-natured, naïve and seems to respect Gut a lot.

Gut is canny, responsible and somewhat short-tempered. He is shown to have a good head for business. However, he does not seem to have much patience with Gut, scolding him whenever he acts stupidly.

Powers & Abilities

Powers

  • Troll Physiologies: Rot and Gut presumably have the standard abilities of a common troll.
  • Magic: Both Rot and Gut have access to magic through the use of their merchandises.

Abilities

Weaknesses

  • Direct Sunlight: Like other trolls, Rot and Gut possess that same weakness to sunlight as they'll burn into stone from physical contact.

Equipment

  • Countless Charms and Totems: According to Blinky, Rot and Gut supply countless charms, totems, and spells in their stocks, which are useful for their consumers (especially the Trollhunters) in case they are in need of powerful artifacts in their missions. They have a foot swapper (which Rot once used to steal Gut's feet for fun), ringworm remover, magic magnet that only handles snails, etc.
  • Gaggletacks: Rot and Gut supply a bag full of gaggletacks which help trolls reveal changeling imposters within Trollmarket and Arcadia, until a changeling spy named Krax buys the whole stock. After his death, they presumably regained their stock of gaggletacks.
  • Elix-Lore: Rot and Gut supply bottles of Elix-Lores which help their consumers consume knowledge from books. Toby and Jim buy a bottle so they could speed things up in Blinky's library when they try to find a way to remove the Inferna Copula from Strickler.

Relationships

Quotes

Main article: Rot and Gut/Quotes

Episode Appearances

Trollhunters Part 1
"Becoming: Part 1"
Absent
"Becoming: Part 2"
Absent
"Wherefore Art Thou, Trollhunter?"
Absent
"Gnome Your Enemy"
Absent
"Waka Chaka!"
Absent
"Win Lose or Draal"
Absent
"To Catch a Changeling"
Appears
"Adventures in Trollsitting"
Appears
"Bittersweet Sixteen"
Absent
"Young Atlas"
Absent
"Recipe for Disaster"
Absent
"Claire and Present Danger"
Absent
"The Battle of Two Bridges"
Absent
"Return of the Trollhunter"
Absent
"Mudslinging"
Absent
"Roaming Fees May Apply"
Absent
"Blinky's Day Out"
Absent
"The Shattered King"
Absent
"Airheads"
Absent
"Where Is My Mind?"
Absent
"Party Monster"
Appears
"It's About Time"
Absent
"Wingmen"
Absent
"Angor Management"
Absent
"A Night to Remember"
Absent
"Something Rotten This Way Comes"
Absent
Trollhunters Part 2
"Escape from the Darklands"
Absent
"Skullcrusher"
Absent
"Grand Theft Otto"
Absent
"KanjigAAARRRGGHH!!!"
Absent
"Homecoming"
Absent
"Hiss Hiss, Bang Bang"
Absent
"Hero with a Thousand Faces"
Absent
"Just Add Water"
Absent
"Creepslayerz"
Absent
"The Reckless Club"
Absent
"Unbecoming"
Absent
"Mistrial and Error"
Appears
"In the Hall of the Gumm-Gumm King"
Absent
Trollhunters Part 3
"Night Patroll"
Absent
"Arcadia's Most Wanted"
Appears
"Bad Coffee"
Absent
"So I'm Dating a Sorceress"
Absent
"The Exorcism of Claire Nunez"
Absent
"Parental Guidance"
Absent
"The Oath"
Absent
"For the Glory of Merlin"
Absent
"In Good Hands"
Absent
"A House Divided"
Absent
"Jimhunters"
Absent
"The Eternal Knight: Part 1"
Absent
"The Eternal Knight: Part 2"
Absent

Trivia

Gallery

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