From Sonic Retro
|Games: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit), Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Runners, Sonic Runners Adventure, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020|
|Affiliation: [[Eggman Empire, Deadly Six]][[Category:Eggman Empire, Deadly Six enemies]]|
|Hits to defeat: 1|
Balkiry, referred to as Valkyn (バルキーン) in the Japanese manual, is a red bird-like Badnik jet from the 16-bit version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 found in Sky Chase Zone. They don't attack directly; they just charge quickly from the other side of the screen. Hit them anywhere to get rid of them.
The enemy reappeared in Sky Chase Zone from Sonic Pocket Adventure and Sky Fortress Zone from Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II. They are also found in Desert Ruins Zone 2, Tropical Coast Zone ?, Sky Road Zone 3 and Hidden World Zone 2 from the Wii U/PC version of Sonic Lost World. In the 3DS version, they are only found in Sky Road Zones 1 and 3.
|“||A battle plane type bird robot last seen in "SKY CHASE ZONE" from "Sonic 2". A whole bunch of them can be shot out of Metal Sonic's weapon unit, "Metal Carrier", in Episode II.||„|
— Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II website
|Game||Object ID #||Code offset||Mappings offset||Compressed art offset||Subparameters|
|Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)||$9C||$37A82||$37B62||$8BC16 (Nemesis Format, 25 blocks)||$00|
|Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)|
|Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure|
|Sonic the Hedgehog 4|
|Sonic Lost World|