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Kickin Hawk's my best hand-to-hand fighter. Foot-to-head fighter.

– Kickin Hawk preparing to battle Master Kundo.[1]

Kickin Hawk is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of an unknown species from an unknown planet.

Appearance

Kickin Hawk resembles a combination of a rooster and a hawk. He has sharp black claws on his toes and talons on his hands, as well as two larger talons protruding from his arms. He has a short yellow beak and is covered in brown feathers. He also has a white-brown mohawk and belly. He wears a green mask, a green belt with a white stripe, and black underwear.

Kickin Hawk wears a strap vest with the Omnitrix symbol on the vest hooker.

Powers and Abilities

  • Skilled Melee Combatant
  • Enhanced Reflexes
  • Enhanced Speed
  • Enhanced Strength/Prehensile Feet
  • Enhanced Agility
  • Enhanced Jumping
  • Enhanced Durability
  • Enhanced Dexterity
  • Enhanced Flexibility
  • Spinning Attacks/Enhanced Acrobatics
  • Limited Space Survivability

Kickin Hawk has retractable talons on his fingers and scythe-like blades on his elbows which he can use to cut objects with. He also has enhanced strength, durability, agility and reflexes and can use a special ability where he spins around very fast and knocks enemies away with his feet.[2]

Kickin Hawk is recognized by Ben as his best close-range (hand-to-hand) fighter, or "foot-to-head fighter", fighting almost exclusively with his legs.[1]

Kickin Hawk's legs have surprising flexibility and dexterity, as he is able to use them to reach out and grab objects much like an arm.[3] He is also capable of pulling the trigger of a blaster with his three-fingered hands.[2]

Kickin Hawk's kicks can generate powerful shockwaves that send his enemies flying. He is also able to kick an object with enough force equivalent to a cannonball, and can also run very fast.[4]

Kickin Hawk is capable of withstanding the vacuum of space, but he still needs to breathe to survive. Without an oxygen-supply, Kickin Hawk is limited to holding his breath.[5]

Weaknesses

OMWAT (357)

Dexterity Limit

There is a limit to Kickin Hawk's dexterity regarding fine-manipulation, as he is unable to hold and use his cellphone properly.[6]

Kickin Hawk is weak against energy-based attacks, such as those generated by a Pugnavore.[7]

History

Omniverse

Appearances

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Bulgarian Кикин Хоук From the original English name
Chinese 刀锋神鹰 (former)
威力鹰 (current)
From 刀锋 (Dāo Fēng), blade, and 神鹰 (Shén Yīng), eagle.
From From 威力 (Wēi Lì), power, and (Yīng), hawk.
French Faukonnosaure[CN 1] From faucon, falcon, and -saure, -saur
German Kicking Hawk From the original English name
Greek Κλωτσογεράκι From κλωτσιά, kick, and γεράκι, hawk
Italian Crestabestia From cresta, crest, and bestia beast
Polish Megaszpon From mega and szpon, claw
Portuguese (Br) Cocorocoide From a mix of cocoroco, the natural sound that roosters emit, and -oide, Greek suffix for "similar to"
Romanian Gainovulturul,

șoimul || From gaina, chicken and vultur, hawk From falcon

Russian Кикин-Хок From the original English name
Spanish (HA) Halcón From halcón, hawk
Turkish Tekmeleyen Şahin From Tekmeleyen, kickin, and Şahin, hawk

Etymology

Kickin Hawk's name is a portmanteau of "kicking", his main fighting technique, and "chickenhawk", referencing his hawk-like appearance.

Trivia

  • Kickin Hawk's existence was confirmed on the Entertainment Earth website.
  • Kickin Hawk appears to make a screeching sound when he talks, much like how Liam often makes chicken noises when he speaks.
    • The same sound can be heard during Kickin Hawk's transformation sequence and whenever he kicks.
  • There is a common misconception as to how Kickin Hawk was unlocked. It is implied that, despite having acquired the transformation through a DNA scan,[8] Kickin Hawk was never locked in the Omnitrix.[DJW 1]
  • Kickin Hawk went by multiple working names, such as Ka-Chickin, Chi-Kickin, Ch'Kickin, and KiChicken, before his final name was coined by Matt Wayne.[DJW 2][DJW 3]
  • Kickin Hawk's mask resembles that of Hawkman. The rest of his outfit bears a close resemblance to the 1980's design of Marvel's Hercules.
  • Albedo's Ultimatrix does not contain Kickin Hawk's DNA.[DJW 4]

References

Crew Statements

Derrick J. Wyatt

Cartoon Network

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Introduced in Ultimate Alien AmpFibianArmodrilloChamalienClockworkEatleFasttrackJuryriggNRGShocksquatchTerraspinWater Hazard
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Fusion Aliens Atomic-XBig ChuckCrashockerDiamond MatterFourmungousaurHeat JawsHumungoopsaurStink ArmsUprigg
Unseen Aliens Decagon VreedleRocksSquidstrictorVentrilosquid
Unseen Fusion Aliens GravadactylXLRG
Future Aliens SandboxShellheadSnakepit
Retconned Eon
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