The Gelatinous Cube is a dangerous amorphous creature featured in the 2020 Disney/Pixar animated feature film, Onward. It is a volatile amorphous ooze-like creature that disintegrates anything it absorbs in its path.

Background

The Gelatinous Cube is a large, green ooze-like amorphous creature resembling green gelatin as its name suggests. According to Barley Lightfoot, it is one of the gauntlet's deadliest traps at Raven's Point. Those caught inside a Gelatinous Cube will have no chance of surviving the gauntlet.

Role in the film

On their way to find the Phoenix Gem at Raven's Point, Ian, Barley, and their father enter a dark chamber of 1,000-year-old dead knights to which upon arriving, the three encounter an enormous gelatinous cube chasing them across the way. During the chase, the cube absorbs Wilden's coat, cap, and shades, which suddenly disintegrates, just as the elf brothers avoid it and use it as a bridge to continue their way to find the Phoenix Gem.

Trivia

  • The Gelatinous Cube is based on an ooze-like monster of the same name from the "Dungeons & Dragons" franchise.


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Media
OnwardSoundtrackVideoThe Art of Onward
Disney Parks
Parade: Pixar Water Play Street Party!

Firework:ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration

Characters
Ian LightfootBarley LightfootLaurel LightfootWilden LightfootBlazeyUnicornsDewdropMustardseedCobwebPixie DustersElvesSatyrsMermaidsTrollsGnomesCyclopesCentaursCorey the ManticoreColt BroncoGoreSpecterThe Curse DragonGaxtonGorgamonSadalia BrushthornSundraKaylaAdolphusAvelGrecklinFennwick

Deleted: JennySirens

Locations
United RealmsNew MushroomtonLightfoot HouseBurger ShireNew Mushroomton High SchoolPath of PerilManticore's TavernSwamp GasPawn ShopRaven's Point
Objects
Wizard StaffPhoenix Gem GuinevereCurse CrusherQuests of YoreCheese PuffsGelatinous Cube
Songs
Carried Me With You
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