Tumat was approximately 11.6 feet tall, weighed 700 pounds and could move at 1.3 metres per second.
Tumat's tribe had been battling Kraytos' Shango tribe for thousands of years as their technology got progressively more advanced. Finally, a quantum bomb was created to end the battle, with Tumat and Kraytos being the only two survivors at the centre of the explosion. This caused their atomic structure to change, being thrown outside of reality as they continued their battle. Now immortal and with their bodies reflecting all energy that hit them, they rematerialised one million years later to fight on Gatan.
Capitalising on this, their fights were filmed by The Freedom Thoughtcasting Network (FTN) on The Eye Above, run by Berakka Dogbolter, with Sandola Dell providing a commentary. This was used by Berakka to become rich by forcing the trillions of viewers to pay to view, while also creating merchandise and advertisements based on them. The City of Radiant Stone was devastated by their battle, and although they arrived on Gatan less than half a year ago, people thought that they had been fighting for a long time.
They were encountered by the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Yaz, and Ryan when they intended to visit Gatan's "party era", but saw the city destroyed instead. They met a young girl called Tondi who had lost her mother in the attacks, and Yaz worked to try and find her while Graham and Ryan scouted the area and the Doctor discovered what was going on. With everyone but Yaz being teleported to the FTN, the Doctor learnt Tumat and Kraytos' history and eventually used Ryan, in costume as Kraytos, to lure Tumat to a teleportation pad. The Doctor teleported the two into the same space, becoming one creature that the Doctor dubbed 'the Chimera'. With him finally understanding the pain and suffering caused from both warriors, the Chimera resolved to change his ways and, after the Doctor shut down the thoughtcasting, teleported away on good terms. (COMIC: The Warmonger)