Appearances in other media
Blue, white, red, grey, yellow
Laser beam emission
Laser Hunter  ( is an enemy that appears in レーザーハンター Rēzā Hantā ) ? and Sonic Adventure 2 . It is a mass-produced robot model deployed by the military organization Sonic Adventure 2: Battle Guardian Units of Nations, and a part of the Hunter series. Instead of shooting bullets like the Gun Hunters, they fire lasers, hence their name.
Nearly identical to the
Gun Hunters, the Laser Hunters are blue, white, yellow, red and black humanoid robots with a top-heavy upper torso. They have a flat head with no neck, a single red eye, and a drop-shaped blue cap covering it. On their torso they have red and blue chest plating with the number "02" on the left side and GUN's symbol on the right. They also have thin legs with large kneecaps, thick forearms, a hand on the left arm, and a short, yet thick rifle with a sharp laser barrel on the right arm.
By comparison, the Laser Hunters appear less frequently than the
Gun Hunters, although they pose a somewhat greater danger. They can be found in the following Stages:
In gameplay, Laser Hunters either drop down from above or stay in a hunched-down standby position before entering attack mode when the player is in range. They mostly remain in one spot from where they take aim at the player. When the player leaves the area, the Laser Hunters return to standby. When destroyed, the Gun Hunters each grant one hundred
A Laser Hunter charging its shot.
When engaging the player, the Laser Hunters lock onto the playable character when they are within range and charge their rifle briefly before firing a laser. Unlike the Gun Hunter, their shots cannot be destroyed by the
Lock-On Missile, but they can still pass through Containers. These lasers are also quite harmful; one shot can reduce ta walker's Health Gauge by 20%. As they charge their laser, however, the Laser Hunters cannot change their shots' trajectory, giving the player an opportunity to evade them.
Powers and abilities
The Laser Hunter's shot.
The Laser Hunters, as their name implies, are armed with laser rifles that can shoot rapid-fire yellow laser beams.
In other media
A Laser Hunter in
. Sonic X
In the anime series
, the Laser Hunters appeared during the Sonic X adaptation saga. In this media, they were constructed after the Sonic Adventure 2 Perfect Chaos incident to combat Dr. Eggman's forces.
Prima Development (20 June 2001). "Enemies" (in English). . Prima Games. p. 16. Sonic Adventure 2: Prima's Official Strategy Guide ISBN 978-0761536147.
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