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The Omochao Gun,[1] also known as the Omochao Shooter,[2] is a weapon in Shadow the Hedgehog. It resembles the character Omochao from various Sonic games and fires bullets that resemble his head. The bullets can bounce off walls and objects and pass through some enemies. The bullets can bounce from one enemy to another, up to two times.

How to unlock

To unlock this weapon, one must complete Cosmic Fall in Story Mode. To unlock the upgraded version, one must complete the same stage again but with the opposite mission. Once it is upgraded, the gun can inflict more damage.

In other media

Archie Comics

Main article: Omochao Gun (Archie)

The Omochao Gun in the Archie Comics, from Sonic the Hedgehog #265.

The Omochao Gun makes an appearance in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. In this media, it is one of the weapons for the Freedom Fighters' Sky Patrol, though it shoots full-fledged copies of Omochao. It was first deployed to destroy the War Walrus when it was send to destroy the Sky Patrol.


  • In some ways, the Omochao Gun can be considered superior to the Shadow Rifle, as it has a chance to kill multiple enemies with one shot.



  1. Kaizen Media Group (22 November 2005). "Appendix". Shadow the Hedgehog: Prima Official Game Guide. Prima Games. p. 92. ISBN 978-0761551959.
  2. Flynn, Ian; Sega (8 December 2021). "Shadow the Hedgehog". Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia. Dark Horse Books. p. 155. ISBN 978-1506719276. "Omochao Shooter - Unlocked after Cosmic Fall. Fires ricocheting Omochao heads."

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