Surveillance Robot

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Surveillance Robot

Surveillance Robot KHII.png

The Watcher in 358/2 Days

Katakana サーヴィランス Heartless Emblem.png
Rōmaji Sāviransu
Japanese Surveillance

Type Emblem Heartless
Games Kingdom Hearts II
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Variations
Guardian
Destroyer
Surveillance Robot

Kingdom Hearts II
Use reaction Commands Snag, then Sparkle Ray to attack surrounding enemies with a laser!
Keep an eye out for opportunities to use reaction commands even if the laser attack is parried!
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
These small flying drone Heartless fire lasers that can be returned with a block, but they will respond with an even stronger power laser.

TIP: Space-based attacks like this power laser can shoe-glue you, robbing you of the ability to jump.


Location Level HP EXP Strength Defense
Hollow Bastion 28 49 51 27 15
Hollow Bastion 30 47 60 29 16
Hollow Bastion 34 53 80 32 18
Port Royal 37 55 97 35 20
Space Paranoids 45 64 155 42 24
Hollow Bastion 45 64 155 42 24
Weapon Fire Blizzard Thunder Dark Other
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0

Rewards
(3) MP Ball x 1
Lightning Gem (6%), Bright Gem (3%)
World(s)
Hollow Bastion/Radiant Garden, Port Royal, Space Paranoids
Cup Level HP EXP Strength Defense
Hades Paradox Cup

Match 3: 2 Surveillance Robot
Match 45: ? Surveillance Robot

99 127 87 51
Weapon Fire Blizzard Thunder Dark Other
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Hearts Munny Stun
12 15
Mission HP EXP STR/DEF
08 81 1 14
11 81 1 14
20 81 1 14
23 81 2 14
73 142 5 47
Fire Blizzard Thunder Aero
x2.93 x3.20 x1.80 x3.40
Ignite Freeze Jolt Air-Toss
x1.00 x1.00 x1.00 x1.00
Rewards

Missions 1-14
Potion (10%)
Missions 15-35
Ether (30%)
Missions 73-93
Gust Gem (20%)

World(s)
Twilight Town, Olympus Coliseum

The Surveillance Robot, also translated as "Watcher" in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts II and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days.

Story[edit]

Kingdom Hearts II[edit]

The boulder which hit Goofy while trying to protect King Mickey was dislodged by a Surveillance Robot, rendering him unconcious.

It is one of the only two species of Heartless that Sora fights in the Battle of the 1000 Heartless.

Design[edit]

A Surveillance Robot is a bronze-colored, funnel-shaped, mechanical Heartless with a diamond-shaped opening in its front, exposing its glowing, yellow eyes. Two black, rectangular guns are mounted on either side of its body. Each of these guns sports a silver, pyramidal spike on both of its ends. There is a silver ring that acts somewhat like a gyroscope hovering around its base, despite not being directly connected to the Heartless. This ring bears a vague resemblance to the top half of the Nobody symbol. It has a silver spike on the top of its head, and its Heartless emblem is just below the opening for its eyes.

The Surveillance Robot's name obviously refers to its mechanical nature. "Surveillance" may refer to military surveillance, a systematic set of observations, or simply "surveil", which means "to continuously monitor". The Heartless's ability to levitate would presumably make it better suited for surveillance than other Heartless. "Watcher" holds a similar meaning, and can also mean "guard".

Strategy[edit]

Attacks
  • Twin Laser: Fires two white lasers.
  • Mow Down: Spinning saucer ring attack.
  • Charge Laser: Fires multiple red lasers.
Reaction Commands
  • Snag: This Reaction Command has Sora grab the Surveillance Robot and shake it.
  • Sparkle Ray: After Snag a large, powerful ray of light larger than the Robot itself will erupt from it, and Sora can point it at other enemies before throwing it back into the air. This Reaction Command does not damage the Surveillance Robot itself. It is also worth noting that although this is seemingly the Surveillance Robot's most powerful attack, it cannot use it against Sora.

The Surveillance Robot is not a very difficult opponent, and can prove very useful with its Sparkle Ray Reaction Command. Sparkle Ray won't damage it, however, so Sora will have to attack it directly However, this is especially helpful in the Battle of the 1000 Heartless. Since Sparkle Ray is very powerful and it doesn't damage the Surveillance Robot, Sora can literally use the same Surveillance Robot again and again until all the Heartless are destroyed.

In Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, the Watcher is more annoying in the sense that it shoots lasers randomly and may shoe-glue Roxas, preventing him from jumping. It is possible to deflect the lasers back at it, but it will counter with a powerful laser that can't be blocked. Either way, it is still a very easy opponent.

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