Heartless in Kingdom Hearts

Heartless are the main enemies in Kingdom Hearts and appear in every main area. Normally they swarm the player, making decent combat strategy a good idea to master.


[edit] Air Pirate

Winged Heartless that mostly appear in Neverland. They are extremely combative and are hardly ever caught off guard. They attack with martial-arts-like techniques.

[edit] Air Soldier

Winged Heartless. They fly over their enemies and dive to strike them. Their high endurance and quickness make them tough to beat.

[edit] Angel Star

Flying Heartless that cast potent spells. They are born of holy spells. They attack from long range with magic. They block physical attacks with their wings, making them difficult to defeat.

[edit] Aquatank

Heartless resembling a fish that calmly swim the seas. They are often carry Screwdivers. Leisurely large creatures that do not attack unless provoked.

[edit] Bandit

Heartless that mostly appear in Agrabah. They can travel under the sand. They attack deftly with a long sword. Attack them with caution.

[edit] Barrel Spider

Gunpowder barrel turned Heartless. They charge into their enemies and explode. And physical impact or fire will set them off.

[edit] Battleship

Heartless that fused together with a pirate ship. They attack with homing and magic projectiles.

You should always try to attack them close up, and from behind so they can't shoot at you. Be aware of what the Battleship is doing though, because after a few hits it'll turn fast to face you and attempt to ram into you. Be prepared to ascend or descend at the right time.

[edit] Behemoth

Immensely powerful Heartless. With their large frame, they trample enemies, and repel most attacks. Damaging their weak point make them lose consciousness. Strike them with potent attacks while they are down.

[edit] Black Fungus

Hostile Heartless, unlike White Mushrooms. They attack with poison. Defeating them may bring good things, but it is not easy.

Black Fungus will turn to stone for short periods of time over the battle. While they are in a stone state, you cannot damage them so stay back until they turn back to normal and then beat them down.

[edit] Blue Rhapsody

Spellcasting Heartless. They approach their enemies by bouncing about and attack with Blizzard and absorb blizzard attacks.

It is wise to lock on to Blue Rhapsodies with R1 during a battle, so you can always keep an eye on their current location, to avoid suprise Blizzard attacks.

[edit] Bouncywild

Heartless resembling a monkey. Unlike Powerwilds, they attack from long range with a sling shot They scamper about during battle, making them difficult to hit.

[edit] Darkball

Heartless born purely out of darkness. Their movements are unpredictable, as they often make sudden moves and attacks.

[edit] Dark Follower

Heartless that's home world is Beast's Castle. It also hosts the boss of the Beast's Castle.

[edit] Darkside

Enormous Heartless that appeared in Destiny Islands with Shadows. It led the Shadows in the battle against Sora when he first received the Keyblade. Although Sora defeated it, the island was swallowed by darkness.

[edit] Defender

Heartless that mostly appear in Hollow Bastion. They carry an eerie shield with a face that casts Fire and Blizzard and bites nearby enemies.

[edit] Fat Bandit

Heartless that mostly appear in Agrabah. They are well-balanced offensively and defensively. Besides strong physical attack, they use fire and they block attacks against them. Their movement is their weakness

[edit] Gargoyle

Winged Heartless that mostly appear in Halloween Town. They can move from one place to another almost without notice. Since they are prone to sneak attack, they often get caught off guard by counter attacks.

[edit] Green Requiem

Spellcasting Heartless. They heal themselves and other Heartless with Cure. They are slow-moving, but hover high in the air and absorb most magic attacks.

[edit] Guard Armor

Leader of the Heartless in Traverse Town. It falls apart when it receives damage, but each part attacks individually. Sora meets Donald and Goofy for the first time just before fighting this Heartless.

[edit] Invisible

Heartless wielding a large sword. Their winged Heartless can move freely through the air. Besides their sword, they attack with their tail and wings. With their high attack power, they often defeat their foes quickly.

[edit] Kurt Zisa

Heartless that emerged from the keyhole opened by the princesses. It swung its six powerful arms to attack Sora and company and block their attacks. But Sora sought out its weakness and emerged the victor.

[edit] Large Body

Big round Heartless. They seem tame and laid-back, but go berserk when they are angered. With their brute strength, they can inflict great damage, so be on your guard.

[edit] Opposite Armor

Heartless that guards the Keyhole in Traverse Town. It is a modified form of Guard Armor, but is more powerful.

[edit] Parasite Cage

Heartless that appeared inside Monstro. It's known to swallow its enemies. Sora and the others rescue Pinocchio, who was trapped inside it.

[edit] Phantom

Ghostlike Heartless that haunted the clock tower standing far away from Neverland. Fluttering its eerie cloak, it cast a spell to take Sora's heart. Having no physical body, regular attacks were useless, but in the end Sora and company discovered its weakness and prevailed.

[edit] Pirate

Heartless that mostly appear in Neverland. They are quite combative with their swords. They often just focus on the enemies in front, making them vulnerable to attacks from behind

[edit] Pot Centipede

Heartless called by Jafar to stop Aladdin. Its long body composed of a number of Pot Spiders linked together. Even if its body comes apart, it can regenerate itself by gathering other pots.

[edit] Pot Spider

Ordinary pots turned Heartless. They lie in wait as ordinary pots, then reveal themselves and attack when their enemies draw near.

[edit] Powerwild

Heartless resembling a monkey. With great physical strength and agility, they often strike with combination attacks. Avoid close-range battles with them if possible.

[edit] Rare Truffle

Nonattacking heartless that are rarely found. They like to jump, so helping them stay in the air may bring good things.

[edit] Red Nocturne

Spellcasting Heartless. While hovering about, they attack by casting Fire. Having low HP, they keep their distance from their opponents, making them difficult to attack. They absorb fire attacks.

[edit] Screwdiver

Heartless that acts with Aquatank. Unpredictable creatures, dashing forward one minute, cowardly retreating the next. They are invigorated by the sparks from Aquatank

[edit] Sea Neon

Heartless resembling a jellyfish. They swim fast, and attack in numbers. Overall, they are not tough opponents. When defeated using one of the keyblades, they drop a rare item, known as the Xweela shard. Start a Forum thread on this item

[edit] Search Ghost

Heartless that mostly appear in Atlantica. They roam in dark areas and emit light from their eye to target their enemies. They can warp from one place to another.

[edit] Shadow

Heartless that emerge from various places. They sneak up to their enemies and strike them with sharp claws. They are extremely tenacious, often chasing their pray to the end.

[edit] Sheltering Zone

Heartless resembling a jellyfish. You recieve damage just from colliding with it. They move slow, but break up into many Sea Neons if struck. They fling their tentacles away to keep their enemies away

[edit] Soldier

Heartless that emerge from various places. They are brisk in their movements, and rush into their opponents. However, they are not that tenacious. They often appear in numbers, though they lack teamwork.

[edit] Stealth Sneak

Heartless that attuned to the darkness in Clayton's heart. It somehow manipulated the light to turn invisible and fought alongside Clayton.

[edit] Trickmaster

Heartless that Sora and company encounter while they searched for Alice. Its herky-jerky attacks and juggling act flustered Sora and the others.

[edit] White Mushroom

Nonattacking, friendly Heartless. They might give up an item if you help them.

[edit] Wight Knight

Heartless that mostly appear in Halloween Town. Their jerky, dancelike attack moves are fairly easy to dodge, but cause large damage.

[edit] Wizard

Heartless that attack with various powerful spells. Eludes enemy attacks by teleporting, making them tough to beat.

[edit] Wyvern

Giant Heartless that attack from the air. They are quite swift for their size and are hard to attack, especially while they are high in the air. Counterattacking when they come down would be most effective.

[edit] Yellow Opera

Spellcasting Heartless. Besides attacking with Thunder, they hurl themselves against their enemies. They absorb thunder attacks.

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