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Hook Bat

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Hook Bat

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Katakana フックバット Heartless Emblem.png
Rōmaji Fukku Batto

Type Emblem Heartless
Games Kingdom Hearts II
Kingdom Hearts χ
Variations
Beffudler
Hook Bat

Kingdom Hearts II
It generally flies around scoping the area. When it swoops, use Bat Battery to capture it and attack surrounding enemies.

After this attack, use combos while in the air to defeat it.
Kingdom Hearts Union χ
This bat boosts its attribute strength and power-type defense. Dispel the effects or use neutral special attacks and you'll be off the hook in no time!
Location HP Strength Defense EXP
Beast's Castle
Episode 1
28 15 8 12
Olympus Coliseum
Episode 1
31 17 9 17
The Land of Dragons
Episode 2
54 34 19 85
Agrabah
Episode 2
59 37 21 117
Physical Fire Blizzard
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Thunder Dark Neutral
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0

Rewards
MP prize (3) ×1, Munny (1) ×2
Frost Shard (6%), Bright Shard (3%)
World(s)
Beast's Castle, Olympus Coliseum, The Land of Dragons, Agrabah
Cup HP Strength Defense
Pain and Panic Cup

Match 1: 5 Hook Bat
Match 5: 4 Hook Bat

36 21 11
Pain and Panic Paradox Cup

Match 1: 5 Hook Bat
Match 5: 4 Hook Bat

82 54 31
Hades Paradox Cup

Match 2: 2 Hook Bat

127 87 51
Physical Fire Blizzard
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Thunder Dark Neutral
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Cup HP Strength Defense
Pain and Panic Cup

Match 1: 5 Hook Bat
Match 5: 4 Hook Bat

42 25 14
Pain and Panic Paradox Cup

Match 1: 5 Hook Bat
Match 5: 4 Hook Bat

82 54 31
Hades Paradox Cup

Match 2: 2 Hook Bat

127 86 51
Physical Fire Blizzard
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Thunder Dark Neutral
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0

The Hook Bat (フックバット Fukku Batto?) is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts II.

Design[edit]

The Hook Bat's body is small and oval-shaped; short ears sprout out of the top of its head. Its eyes are small and glow yellow; its Heartless emblem is on its chest. Its mouth is jagged, and its large wings are attached to either of its sides, each sporting a silver spike close to the Heartless's head. The Hook Bat's body is blue, except for the tips of its ears and wings, which are navy blue. A short, silver chain connects the Heartless's body to a large, red hook with a yellow base.

In Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, the Hook Bat is predominantly dark pink, with black-tipped wings and a silver hook.

The Hook Bat's name references the fact that it resembles a real-world bat, as well as the hook attached to its body.

Strategy[edit]

Attacks
  • Hook Somersault (フックサマー Fukku Samā?): Loop-the-loop attack.
  • Ultrasonic Attack (超音波攻撃 Chōonpa kōgeki?): Releases ultrasonic waves.

The Hook Bat can be difficult and annoying to hit, since it mostly evades Sora strikes by simply flying. Using the Reaction Command "Bat Cry" allows Sora to grapple the hook on Hook Bat and swing wildly, damaging all foes in range. An alternate tactic is to cast Magnet to attract it and finish it with a strong spell.

Trivia[edit]

  • The North American Journal entry for the Hook Bat in Kingdom Hearts II labels its Reaction Command as "Bat Battery." In the gameplay and in all other English versions of the game, this is instead labeled as "Bat Cry."