A black alien cannon.
Black Barrel is an object that appears in  . It is a cannon-type Shadow the Hedgehog weapon usable to both enemies and the player, and one of the primary weapons of the Black Arms.
Loosely based off a
gun, the Black Barrel is mostly black with purple spikes-like objects on top. Being a Black Arms-native gun, the Black Barrel is of an alien design with a wide, round frame and a white and purple eye-like barrel on the front. It has the Black Arms logo on both sides.
In gameplay, the Black Barrel can only be found in certain
Stages. They can be wielded by Black Warriors who will use them against the player.
Black Barrels can be dropped by defeated Black Warriors that wield them or released from
containers. Touching them will make Shadow pick them up automatically and pressing / / (whether on the ground or in mid-air) while using the crosshair to aim fires them. As a cannon, the Black Barrel can eliminate surrounding obstacles and enemies with an explosion. Less than impressive, but not mediocre, the Black Barrel has a short range, low rapidity of firing and delivers medium damage, but can take out at least five enemies alone. A Black Barrel has a total of eight shots and once those run out, it becomes useless. However, it can be reloaded with another eight shots by picking up another Black Barrel.
Kaizen Media Group (22 November 2005). "Appendix". . Prima Games. p. 91. Shadow the Hedgehog: Prima Official Game Guide ISBN 978-0761551959.
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