Group: Machine - Level: Champion - Type: Virus - Attack Techniques: Grenade Destroyer, Warning LaserThe first time the kids saw Gardromon was when a mysterious entity from the DigiWorld's past showed them images from history. Piedmon used a small army of Gardromon and Mekanorimon to destroy the enigmatic group that protected the DigiWorld when he attempted to steal the Crests. According to Izzy and the Digimon Analyser, Gardromon have armour made of solid iron.Four years later, the new DigiDestined were attempting to destroy a Control Spire in a city full of Gardromon who had fallen under the influence of the Digimon Emperor's Dark Rings. Kari was inadvertently stranded, until Davis and T.K. came to her rescue, only to be confronted by Andromon, also under the Emperor's thrall. Fortunately, light from Kari's D-3 freed him, and he destroyed the Control Spire, planning to stay in the city to reprogramme the Gardromon, and watch over them.Much later, a Gardromon was seen during the final battle with MaloMyotismon.Gardromon first appear in "The Ultimate Clash." They first appear in real time in "Guardian Angel."Name: From the English word, "guard," meaning protect. While their name is consistently spelt as "Gardromon" in Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02, Bandai spell it "Guardromon." This Bandai spelling has also been used for the Gardromon who appears in "Digimon Tamers."