After several battles against the Wind Rangers, the Thunder Rangers finally discovered the truth in the Cavern of Spirits, where the spirits of their deceased parents appeared to them. Their parents told them that it was actually Lothor who killed them. Furious at this deception, the Thunder Rangers turned on Lothor, and joined the Wind Rangers. Blake and Hunter and top level motocrossers, and frequently practice with Dustin, who helped them get jobs at Storm Chargers as stock boys.
Hunter lost his powers in the final battle against Lothor, who stole all of the Ranger powers for himself before being defeated. After graduating from Thunder Ninja Academy, Blake stayed as an instructor.
Although dark and brooding, Hunter has a strong belief in honor. Upon joining the Wind Rangers, he found himself in competition with Shane, until he learned that a warrior must know when to follow and when to lead. As the Crimson Thunder Ranger, Hunter harnesses the power of thunder, and pilots the Crimson Insectizord.