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The Gun Hawk[1] is an enemy that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a robot deployed by the Guardian Units of Nations, and is a part of the Hawk series.


The Gun Hawk resembles a much larger version of a Gun Beetle. It has twin engines and spikes located underneath it and is armed with a projectile gun. These are the most basic of the Hawk series of robots.


The Gun Hawks appear as enemies in Sonic Adventure 2 and Sonic Adventure 2: Battle. It attacks by firing its gun while moving vertically to adjust its position and hurt the player with its spikes. Upon its destruction, the player is awarded 200 points.

The Gun Hawk appears in the following stages:

Character Stage
Normal mode Hard mode
Sonic Final Rush Metal Harbor
Tails Hidden Base N/A
Knuckles Wild Canyon
Pumpkin Hill
Shadow Sky Rail N/A
Dr. Eggman Iron Gate
Sand Ocean
Weapons Bed

In other media

Sonic X

Main article: Gun Hawk (Sonic X)

A Gun Hawk in Sonic X.

In the anime series Sonic X, the Gun Hawk debuted in the Sonic Adventure 2 adaption saga. In this media, they were constructed after the Perfect Chaos incident to combat Dr. Eggman's forces. Some of them served as guards on Prison Island.





  1. Prima Development (20 June 2001). "Enemies" (in English). Sonic Adventure 2: Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Prima Games. p. 17. ISBN 978-0761536147.

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