A Locky in
. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Locky ( is a creature in the ルッキー Rukkī ) ? which first appeared in the 16-bit version of Sonic the Hedgehog series . They are a race of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 bald eagle Animals native to West Side Island which are some of Sonic the Hedgehog and his allies' close friends. The Lockies were once targeted by Dr. Robotnik who sought them to serve as power sources for his Badnik army and would imprison them in Capsules for later use.
The general Locky resembles a miniature
bald eagle, except with a much larger head. They have a black plummage with a white head, two large black eyes, a slightly small but sharp orange beak, large wings for an Animal, and two orange three-toed feet with claws.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
, the Lockies and other Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Animals from West Side Island were captured by Dr. Robotnik and used to power his Badnik workers which Robotnik needed to finish the Death Egg. The Lockies can be found  Chemical Plant Zone, Hill Top Zone, Metropolis Zone and Wing Fortress Zone where they pop out of destroyed Badniks or opened Capsules at the end of the third Acts (excluding the Wing Fortress Zone which has no Capsules). If the player completes the game as Sonic and has collected all the Chaos Emeralds, a Locky herd will appear flying behind the Tornado during the ending cinematic.
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball
, the Lockies appear in all the playable levels, namely Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball Toxic Caves, Lava Powerhouse, The Machine and Showdown, where they pop out of destroyed Badniks. Exclusive to The Machine, the player can also free them from the Veg-O-Machine.
In other media
A Locky in the
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog Archie Comics, the Lockies are a Mobini bird race native to Sonic's World.
Although it could be a coincidence, Akinori Nishiyama, one of Sega's employees in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 staff has been credited as "Locky P" on Special Thanks.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
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Sonic ( Super Sonic) | Tails ( Super Tails**) | Knuckles ( Super Knuckles) | Dr. Robotnik | Animals ( Becky, Cucky, Flicky, Pocky, Pecky, Cucky, Ricky, Pecky, Picky, Rocky, Locky, Wocky, Rat, Tocky)
Badniks Aquis | Asteron | Balkiry | Banper* | BBat** | BFish* | Bubbler* | Bubbler's Mother* | Buzzer | Cactus* | Chop Chop | Clucker | Coconuts | Crawl | Crawlton | Flasher | Frog* | Gator* | Gohla | Grabber | Grounder | Jellies** | Lobster* | Masher | Nebula | Octus | Rexon | Shellcracker | Slicer | Snail* | Spiker | Spiny | Stegway** | Turtloids | Redz** | Whisp
Zones Emerald Hill Zone | Chemical Plant Zone | Aquatic Ruin Zone | Casino Night Zone | Hill Top Zone | Mystic Cave Zone | Oil Ocean Zone | Metropolis Zone | Sky Chase Zone | Wing Fortress Zone | Death Egg Zone | Hidden Palace Zone** | Genocide City Zone* | Dust Hill Zone* | Rock Zone* | Wood Zone* | Egg Gauntlet Zone** | Boss Attack Zone** | Proto Palace Zone** | Special Stage
Drill Eggman | Water Eggman | Tonkachi Eggman | Catcher Eggman | Submarine Eggman | Drill Eggman II | Hidden Palace Zone boss** | Submarine Eggman II | Flying Eggman | Barrier Eggman | Mecha Sonic | Death Egg Robot
Climb | Glide | Spin Jump | Super Dash Attack | Super Spin Attack | Insta-Shield**
Ring | Monitor ( Super Ring, Shield, Power Sneakers, Invincibility, Extra Life, Teleporter, Eggman, Lightning Shield**, Flame Shield**, Water Shield**, S**) | Continue | Spring | Star Post ( Star Circle) | Bumper | Switch | Air Bubbles | Signpost | Capsule
Bomb | Booster | Original Soundtrack | Bumper wall | Cannon | Chaos Emerald | Conveyor Belt | Corkscrew loop | Crusher | Debug Mode | Egg Jet | Fan | Flipper | Gondola | High-speed elevator | Mega Mack | Metal nut | Perfect Bonus | Pinball Shooter | Seesaw | Shuttle loop | Slot machine | Spear | Spiked ball | Spikes | Stone pillar | Tornado | Totem pole | West Side Island | Winding Tunnel
*Exclusive to the prototype versions of
Sonic the Hedgehog 2. ** Exclusive to the 2013 re-release version.