The Goose Mecha[note 1] (ガチョウメカ[1] Gachoumeka?) is a character from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a Master Robot created by Dr. Robotnik during the second South Island incident.

Appearance

While part of its appearance is revealed, the Goose Mecha is known to be a goose-based Master Robot. It has a light gray/white round head with two black cartoon eyes on either side and an orange beak. Behind it it also has four beaks that would simulate the feathers of a real goose. It also has a long light gray/white neck that connects the head to some unknown device.

History

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit)

In Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit), the Goose Mecha was created by Dr. Robotnik to fry Sonic in the Sky High Zone. Although it received help from various Mecha Hiyokos, the Goose Mecha was definitely destroyed by Sonic.

Powers and abilities

The Goose Mecha has the ability to fire projectiles.

Weaknesses

The Goose Mecha's head is unprotected at the front, making it quite vulnerable in battle.

Battle

The Goose Mecha is the Master Robot of Sky High Zone in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit) and the game's second overall boss. The player faces it as Sonic the Hedgehog.

Boss guide

The Goose Mecha will first shoot four Mecha Hiyoko that will jump about the arena. If Sonic lands a successful hit, it will fall under the clouds to avoid being damaged. It will shoot another wave of the robot birds once more, then it will reemerge from beneath the clouds. It will shoot out a red energy blast, then it will bounce around the arena. To defeat the robot, Sonic must successfully land six hits. The player will be able to destroy Prison Egg and end the Zone.

Music

System Artist(s) Music Length
N/A (Master System version) Masafumi Ogata, Naofumi Hataya, Tomonori Sawada
1:40
N/A (Game Gear version) Masafumi Ogata, Naofumi Hataya, Tomonori Sawada
2:03

Trivia

  • The bottom of the Goose Mecha has never been revealed to date.
  • This boss has not been given an name in the western releases of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit).

Notes

  1. The name is a fan-localization of the Japanese name, which is the only one currently available.

References

  1. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear) Japanese instruction manual, pg. 27.
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