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Rapid Thruster

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Rapid Thruster

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Katakana ラピッドスラスター Heartless Emblem.png
Rōmaji Rapiddo Surasutā

Type Emblem Heartless
Game Kingdom Hearts II
Variations
Gummi Copter
Copter Fleet
Rapid Thruster

Kingdom Hearts II
It attacks in a group, so be ready to attack with reaction commands. Start with Speed Trap, followed by the wide Aero Blade attack.

It chases its target with determination when counterattacking. Run!

Location HP Strength Defense EXP
The Land of Dragons
Episode 1
17 12 6 4
The Land of Dragons
Episode 2
38 34 19 34
Timeless River
Episode 1
25 20 11 9
Port Royal
Episode 2
40 35 20 39
Agrabah
Episode 2
42 37 21 47
Pride Lands
Episode 2
45 40 23 56
Physical Fire Blizzard
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Thunder Dark Neutral
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0

Rewards
MP prize (1) ×1
Lightning Shard (4%)
World(s)
The Land of Dragons, Timeless River, Port Royal, Agrabah, Pride Lands
Location HP Strength Defense EXP
The Land of Dragons
Episode 1
17 12 6 3
The Land of Dragons
Episode 2
38 34 19 26
Timeless River
Episode 1
25 20 11 7
Port Royal
Episode 2
40 35 20 30
Agrabah
Episode 2
42 37 21 36
Pride Lands
Episode 2
45 40 23 42
Physical Fire Blizzard
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Thunder Dark Neutral
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0

Rewards
HP prize (1) ×1
Lightning Shard (4%)
World(s)
The Land of Dragons, Timeless River, Port Royal, Agrabah, Pride Lands
Cup HP Strength Defense
Pain and Panic Cup

Match 5: 5 Rapid Thruster
Match 8: 128 Rapid Thruster

26 21 11
Goddess of Fate Cup

Match 8: Infinite Rapid Thruster

53 48 28
Pain and Panic Paradox Cup

Match 5: 5 Rapid Thruster
Match 8: 128 Rapid Thruster

59 54 31
Hades Paradox Cup

Match 3: 4 Rapid Thruster
Match 11: 5 Rapid Thruster
Match 35: 177 Rapid Thruster

91 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 5: 5 Rapid Thruster
Match 8: 128 Rapid Thruster

30 25 14
Goddess of Fate Cup

Match 8: Infinite Rapid Thruster

55 50 29
Pain and Panic Paradox Cup

Match 5: 5 Rapid Thruster
Match 8: 128 Rapid Thruster

59 54 31
Hades Paradox Cup

Match 3: 4 Rapid Thruster
Match 11: 5 Rapid Thruster
Match 35: 177 Rapid Thruster

91 86 51
Physical Fire Blizzard
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0
Thunder Dark Neutral
×1.0 ×1.0 ×1.0

The Rapid Thruster is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts II.

Rapid Thrusters never appear alone. They are always accompanied by other Rapid Thrusters, be it two or one hundred.

Story[edit]

Kingdom Hearts II[edit]

Rapid Thrusters make up a great percentage of Shan-Yu's army in The Land of Dragons.

While fighting a disguised Riku at The Land of Dragons, an endless swarm of Rapid Thrusters hover above the battleground.

Design[edit]

A Rapid Thruster has a spherical, black head with glowing, yellow eyes and a jagged mouth. Its head is surrounded by a large, two-pronged, beak-like helmet that sports a black spike on either of its sides. The helmet itself is orange and the Heartless emblem is on its top. Its body is also spherical, black, and only slightly larger than its head. It lack arms, and its legs are thin and do not have distinct digits. It has a propeller attached to its rear that it uses to fly. Its neck and body are separated by a thin, cyan line.

The Rapid Thruster's name refers to its speed—hence, "rapid"—and the propeller on its back—a "thruster" is a propulsion device.

Battle[edit]

Attacks[edit]

  • Kuchibashi Rush (クチバシ突進 Kuchibashi Tosshin?, lit. "Beak Rush"): Quick beak-strike
  • Propeller (プロペラ Puropera?): Slow, backwards spin-attack

Strategy[edit]

In the Pride Lands, there is an area above The King's Den called the Peak (the place where Scar is fought), where countless numbers of Rapid Thrusters can be fought. This area is an excellent spot for Sora to acquire multiple Lightning Shards, which are dropped by the Rapid Thrusters. If trying to acquire extra experience, it is recommended to equip the Gull Wing Keyblade, equip Experience Boost ability, go down to the critical health point, and then battle the Heartless, as doing so will provide even more EXP. However, this does not always work in the Final Mix version, where there is every so often only a single Rapid Thruster at the Peak. Just exit the peak and return until it appears.

Gallery[edit]