Appearances in other media
An alien gun.
Flash Shot is an object that appears in  . It is a gun-type Shadow the Hedgehog weapon usable by both enemies and the player, and one of the primary weapons of the Black Arms.
Black Arms-native weapon, the Flash Shot is of an alien design. Loosely based on a gun, the Flash Shot is gray with two parallel gun barrels. Two crimson, Black Arms-native symbols are emblazoned on top of the barrels, and its handle is black and gray.
In gameplay, the Flash Shot can only be found in certain
Stages. They can be wielded by enemies aligned with the Black Arms, who will use them against the player.
Flash Shots can be dropped by defeated Black Arm enemies that wield them or released from
containers. Touching one will make Shadow pick it up automatically, and pressing / / (whether on the ground or in mid-air) will fire it. Holding down / / will cause them to fire continuous shots. As a gun, the Flash Shot can shoot enemies from a distance (targets within range will be automatically targeted). By comparison, the Flash Shots' shots have a short range and deal low damage, but they have enough rounds to defeat fifteen enemies at most. A Flash Shot has a total of twenty shots, and once those run out, it becomes useless. However, it can be reloaded with another twenty shots by picking up another Flash Shot.
In other media
Several Black Warriors using a Flash Shot, from
. Sonic Universe #59
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog Archie Comics, the Flash Shot made an appearance in . When Sonic Universe #59 Team Dark and the Spider Troupe got onboard the New Black Comet, several Black Warriors wielded Flash Shot weapons against them, but were defeated.
Kaizen Media Group (22 November 2005). "Appendix". . Prima Games. p. 91. Shadow the Hedgehog: Prima Official Game Guide ISBN 978-0761551959. ↑
, "Shadow Fall Part One: Into the Unknown" Sonic Universe #59
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