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Mega-Shadow KHD.png

Mega-Shadow KHX.png

Katakana メガシャドウ Heartless Emblem.png
Rōmaji Mega Shadou

Type Pureblood Heartless
Games Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Kingdom Hearts χ
Gigas Shadow
Flower Rider
Gift Shadow
Lion Dancer
Rodeo Rider
Candy Apple
Poison Apple

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
These mid-sized Purebloods retain the attack patterns of their smaller cousins, but also use a dangerous tackle.

Block it, and they're left wide open.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ
This mega-monster has its guard down for the first 2 turns. Defeat it quickly before it unleashes a mega-dose of damage!

Hearts Munny Stun
06 74 3 10
31 107 3 26
38 107 4 26
43 107 4 26
44 146 4 48
45 107 4 26
52 125 5 36
59 125 6 36
62 125 6 36
63 125 6 36
75 143 11 45
Fire Blizzard Thunder Aero
x2.20 x2.67 x1.00 x2.83
Ignite Freeze Jolt Air-Toss
x0.60 x0.60 x0.60 x0.60

Missions 1-14
Blazing Shard (10%)
Missions 15-35
Combo Tech (30%)
Missions 36-50
Combo Tech (15%)
Missions 51-61
Dark Ingot (50%)
Missions 62-72
Gust Gem (40%)
Missions 73-93
Range Tech+ (25%)

Twilight Town, Beast's Castle, Halloween Town, Wonderland

The Mega-Shadow is a Pureblood Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days.


A Mega-Shadow has a vaguely humanoid body structure. It has a round, spherical head with circular, glowing yellow eyes. It also has two long, twisted antennae sprouting out of the top of its head. Each of its hands has three clawed fingers, and its feet are large and lack any discernible digits. With the exception of its eyes, this Heartless's body is completely pitch-black. The Mega-Shadow is identical to the basic Shadow and Gigas Shadow, and is between the two in size.

The Mega-Shadow's name references its large size—"mega-" is a prefix meaning "large" or "great"—and its otherwise identical appearance to basic Shadows.


Mega-Shadows are larger variants of the Shadow, using similar attacks. They can sink into the ground to become invulnerable, but a well-timed magic attack may damage them before this occurs. While magic can be used to quickly eliminate a Mega-Shadow, physical attacks are recommended to eliminate them. They tend only to attack with a simple scratching tactic, which can be either avoided with Dodge Roll or protected against with Block. When a Mega-Shadow's attack is blocked with Block, it shall become stunned for several seconds and open to attacks. They may also perform a body slam; Dodge Roll a good way to avoid this. Mega-Shadows have little HP and can be easily eliminated, regardless of Roxas's current level.

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