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Magic Launcher

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Magic Launcher (マジックランチャー Majikku Ranchā?) is a Formchange in Kingdom Hearts III. It allows the user to transform the Keyblade into a cannon and launch magic orbs at enemies.


Kingdom Hearts III[edit]

In San Fransokyo, Sora uses the Magic Launcher while gathering data for Hiro Hamada. His usage of Magic Launcher inspires Honey Lemon to use different chem-ball methods.


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In Kingdom Hearts III, Magic Launcher is the second Formchange of the Shooting Star Keyblade, associated with Element Form and following Double Arrowguns. It has a base duration of 20 seconds and a maximum combo length of 3. Its combos vary depending on Sora's distance from the enemy. When up close, Sora swings the cannon to strike enemies, finishing with Rising Blast, an upwards charged shot. When far away, Sora fires homing orbs of light and finishes with Final Impact, a stronger orb. Holding R2 activates Charged Shot, in which Sora fires orbs similar to Final Impact but with a larger blast radius. Magic Launcher uses Artillery-style Magic.

The Formchange's Finish command has Sora charge the cannon and fire a powerful shot that splits into several particles.


Alongside the abilities from Element Form, Magic Launcher also has access to Backslide.

When close to the targeted enemy, Sora's combo consists of "Upper Left Swing", "Swing Right", and "Rising Blast".

When at a mid-long range, Sora's combo consists of "Artillery", "Artillery", and "Final Impact".

Form Actions
Attack Attribute Power
Guard? Repel LV Status
Keyblade Transformation Attack (キーブレード変形演出中の攻撃
Kīburēdo Henkei Enshū-naka no Kougeki
Attack icon Neutral 0.5 0 1 0 O
Upper Left Swing (左上振り
Hidariue Furi
Attack icon Physical 1.0 8 1 0.5 X
Swing Right (右振りまわし
Migi Furimawashi
Attack icon Physical 1.0 8 1 0.5 X
Rising Blast (upward swing) Attack icon Physical 0.75 6 1 0.25 X

(projectile) Magic icon Neutral 3.0 8 1 0.25 O
Knock enemies away and then blast them with a projectile. (Combo finisher)
Artillery (砲撃
Magic icon Neutral 1.0 8 1 0.5 X
Used when targeting an enemy at mid-to-long range.
Final Impact Magic icon Neutral 1.5 8 1 0.25 O
Fire a projectile that results in a wide blast.
Charged Shot Magic icon Neutral 1.5fade in/out from Hollow Bastion 8 1 0.25 O
Hold R2 to charge up energy and release it as a projectile. Holding the button for 1 second fully charges the projectile, increasing its damage and blast radius.
Finish (フィニッシュ
Magic icon Neutral 4.0 0 5 0 O
Shoots a projectile that moves in a curved arc and explodes on contact. The explosion has a wide radius, dealing damage and tripping struck enemies, with airborne enemies being knocked down.

Learning Magic Launcher[edit]

Kingdom Hearts III[edit]

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