Not to be confused with the
Item Box power-up, Bashosen.
Green feather fans
Bashōsen ( バショウセン Bashōsen , lit. "Banana palm fan") ? are objects that appear in the  . They are Sonic the Hedgehog series Jet the Hawk's main weapons. Jet uses the main one in his left hand and sometimes an auxiliary one in his right.
The Bashōsen are made up of large green feathers with dark green tips red and wooden handles with a red strap on them. The edges of these fans are said to be razor-sharp. They are mainly used by Jet while riding his
Extreme Gear in order to better catch the wind currents and attack his rival racers.
Sonic Riders series
The Bashōsen in
. Sonic Riders
, Jet pulls out a Bashōsen fan when he reaches level two in gameplay. At that level, he wields it to disorient his foe. At level three, Jet takes out a secondary fan and uses it in his off-hand to create a twister-like attack to stun the foe for an even longer amount of time.
Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity
Jet uses only one Bashōsen fan. In gameplay, he uses it whenever he gets an Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity Attack item.
Sonic Forces: Speed Battle
, the Bashōsen (spelled as Sonic Forces: Speed Battle Bashosen) is an Item Box power-up exclusive to Jet. In this game, the Bashōsen is an offensive power-up that can be used to attack opponents. Upon dealing damage, it will also steal some of the opponent's Rings. This power-up can also be improved by leveling up the playable character.
The Bashōsen is an item from the Chinese epic . It is one of the five treasured tools owned by the two demon brothers; Kinkaku-daiō and Ginkaku-daiō.
Journey to the West Fitting with its name, Jet's fans bear a resemblance to banana plants.
In Jet's counterpart Sonic and the Black Knight Sir Lamorak uses dual swords that are inspired by the Bashōsen.
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