Varan is a reptilian kaiju with membranes between his legs, in which he uses for gliding, like a flying squirrel. Varan also has a row of spines on his body. He was the third kaiju fought by Godzilla, Mothra, Anguirus, Solomon and Rodan. His debut film was Varan the Unbelievable.
In Godzilla: Monster of Monsters, he was purple instead of orange, and appears on the second world, Mars.