An alien hammer.
Dark Hammer is an object that appears in  . A war hammer used by the Shadow the Hedgehog Black Arms, it is a close-quarters combat-type weapon usable by both enemies and the player.
Originating from the
Black Arms, the Dark Hammer is a massive hammer with a slightly crooked handle. Like most other Black Arms weaponry, it has a dark color scheme, being composed primarily of blue and purple.
Shadow holding a Dark Hammer.
In gameplay, the Dark Hammer can only be found in certain
Stages. They can be wielded by Black Oaks who will use them against the player. They will also allow the Black Oaks to block all gunfire aimed at them with their free hand.
Dark Hammers can be dropped by defeated enemies that wield them or released from breakable
Containers. Touching one will make Shadow pick it up automatically, and pressing / / (whether on the ground or in mid-air) will cause him to attack with it. As a close-quarters combat weapon, the Dark Hammer is designed for face-to-face combat. As such, it has a short attack range, although its power makes up for this. A Dark Hammer can be swung a total of six times, and once those tries are spent, it becomes useless. However, it can be reloaded with another six attacks by picking up another Dark Hammer.
Kaizen Media Group (22 November 2005). "Appendix". . Prima Games. p. 91. Shadow the Hedgehog: Prima Official Game Guide ISBN 978-0761551959.
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