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The Nocturne Hastatus (ノクターン族歩兵 Nokutān-zoku hohei?, lit. "Nocturne Group Infantry") is an enemy that appears in Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood. They are a unit of echidna soldiers from the Nocturnus Clan who were banished to the Twilight Cage.


The Nocturne Hastatus can only be encountered on Angel Island. However, a single Nocturne Hastatus can also be fought on the airship on the way to Angel Island, and four can be fought during a side mission in Voxai Colony Beta.

In combat, the Nocturne Hastatus can perform two actions per round. Their basic attack is forming a pair of blue spears of energy, similar to the Chaos Spear, and throwing them at the opponent, which can deal two hits per use. Their POW moves are Evade and Leech Blade (ドレインブレード), which can inflict Leech.


Number of actions 2[1]
HP 150[1]
Speed 20[1]
Attack 26[1]
Defense 29[1]
Luck 13[1]
Damage 25[1]
Armor 15[1]
Resistance Wind (25%)[1]
Water (50%)[1]
Weakness Fire (25%)[1]
Ice (10%)[1]
Lightning (10%)[1]
Earth (10%)[1]


  • The word "Hastatus" derives from the singular form of the Latin word "Hastati" which refered to the class of infantry in the armies of the early Roman Republic.
  • The Nocturne Hastatus have the same character model as the Nocturne Triarius and the Nocturne Princeps.


Sprites and models


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Grossman, Howard; Taruc, Nelson (30 September 2008). "Enemy Chart". Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood: Prima Official Game Guide. Prima Games. pp. 184–185. ISBN 978-0761559986.

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