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Jet the Hawk
First seen: Sonic Riders (2006)
Species: Hawk
Gender: Male
Age: 14[1]
Height: 100cm (3'3")[1]
Weight: 33kg (72lbs)[1]
Likes: Treasure[1], himself[1]
Dislikes: Anyone faster or more confident than him[1]

Jet the Hawk (ジェット・ザ・ホーク) is an anthropomorphic green hawk seen in the Sonic the Hedgehog universe. Jet was introduced in Sonic Riders as the leader of the Babylon Rogues, and has been a recurring character ever since.

Character conception

Jet was conceived as a rival to Sonic the Hedgehog in the 2006 racing game, Sonic Riders. Known as the "Legendary Wind Rider"Media:SonicRiders GC US manual.pdf[2], Jet believes that while Sonic may be the fastest thing on the ground, he is the fastest in the air due to his revered Extreme Gear skills.

As with the other Babylon Rogues, Jet is takes on an anti-hero role rather than a Dr. Eggman-style villain, attempting to make money by stealing treasure (not dissimilar to the previously introduced Rouge the Bat).

Jet is the second green bird with red shoes to be introduced to the Sonic series, following Bean the Dynamite in 1996's Sonic the Fighters.

Personality and traits

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Other appearances

Sir Lamorak of Sonic and the Black Knight is Jet's interdimensional counterpart in the Grand Kingdom.

Jet also appeared as a rival in the Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games series, starting with Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games where his challenge is the snowboard cross, his board looks just like Type J. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games finally makes him playable as a guest character exclusive to Football in both versions of the game. Interestingly, he was planned to be playable in the first game.

Jet was added to Sonic Forces: Speed Battle as a playable character as of the v2.1.0 update released on July 10, 2018.

In other media

Archie comics

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IDW comics

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Theme songs

Voice actors

References


Characters in the Sonic the Hedgehog game series
Recurring characters
Heroes Sonic (Super, Hyper, Darkspine, the Werehog, Excalibur) | Tails (Super) | Knuckles (Super, Hyper) | Amy Rose | Cream | Big | Blaze (Burning) | Silver (Super) | Sticks
Anti-heroes/Neutrals Shadow (Super) | Rouge | Espio | Charmy | Vector | Mighty (Super) | Ray (Super) | E-102 Gamma | E-123 Omega | Jet | Wave | Storm
Villains Dr. Eggman | Metal Sonic (Rocket, Neo, 3.0) | Fang | Chaos (Perfect) | E-Series | ZERO | Eggman Nega | Orbot | Cubot | Deadly Six (Zavok, Zazz, Zomom, Master Zik, Zeena, Zor)
Teams Sonic/Heroes | Rose | Dark | Chaotix | Babylon
Other Animals (Flicky) | Froggy | Chao (Hero, Dark) | Tikal | Pachacamac | Omochao | Gerald & Maria Robotnik | President | Cheese | Chocola | Vanilla | G.U.N. Commander | Wisps
One-off characters
Heroes Emerl | Marine | Lumina Flowlight | Chip | Shahra | Knights of the Round Table | Caliburn | Yacker | Avatar
Anti-heroes/Neutrals Bean | Bark | Shade | Merlina
Villains Witchcart | Battle Kukku Army (15th, 16th, Dr. Fukurokov) | Tails Doll | Metal Knuckles | E-101 Beta | Void | Biolizard | G-merl | Black Doom | Shugo-hei | Iblis | Mephiles | Solaris | Erazor Djinn | Captain Whisker | Johnny | Master Core: ABIS | Ix (Super) | Dark Gaia | King Arthur | Hard Boiled Heavies | Infinite
Other Illumina | Elise | Duke of Soleanna | Coconut Crew | Vikings | Professor Pickle | Wentos | Don Fachio | Dodon Pa | Heavy and Bomb | Tiara Boobowski | Honey