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UndeadSymbolSkylanders Hex UndeadSymbolSkylanders

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Hex Series 2

LightCore Hex Promo

Species: Elf
Gender: Female
Element: Undead
Role: Skylander
World: Skylands
Appears in: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Skylanders: Universe
Skylanders: Cloud Patrol
Skylanders: Giants
Skylanders: Swap Force
Skylanders: Cynder Confronts the Weather Wizard
Skylanders: Trap Team
Attacks/Actions: Conjure Phantom Orb
Rain of Skulls
Wall of Bones
Storm of Skulls
Caustic Phantom Orbs
English Voice Actor: Courtenay Taylor
First Release: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
"Fear the Dark!"
    —Hex's official catchphrase

Hex is a dark elven sorceress in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. She is of the Undead element.

Background

Personality

Since her Undead transformation, Hex has become spooky, mysterious, and even sinister, striking fear into the hearts of her enemies. She has also developed a fondness for skulls. It has been said that Hex has laughed only once since her transformation -- apparently at an incident involving Trigger Happy, Slam Bam, and a gold coin in the rear end.

Biography

Long ago, Hex was a gifted and powerful sorceress who traveled deep into the underworld to confront the Undead Dragon King named Malefor, who made several attempts to capture her to learn her secrets. Though she successfully battled the dragon, Hex returned from the underworld changed – having unwillingly joined the ranks of the Undead. Many are wary of her since her transformation, suspecting she has used her powerful magic for evil purposes. But Eon trusts her, and views her as a valuable Skylander ally.

Story

History

Hex was a skilled elven sorceress whose spell-casting ability once attracted great attention from all across Skylands. Many years ago, news of her power even passed to the dark and dangerous underworld. Here, the evil Undead Dragon King, Malefor, hatched a plot to kidnap her. But try as they might, Malefor's minions could not track down the slippery sorceress. Together with the entire local magic community of soothsayers, sorcerers, witches, wizards and warlocks, Hex was forced into hiding. A life on the run was not a great deal of fun, so Hex decided to take on the terrible Dragon King.

She descended into the darkest depths of the Undead underworld. Here, to Hex's surprise, the Undead army of Rhu-Barbs, Shadow Knights and Bone Archers held back from attack. But soon she realized the gruesome reason why: by entering the land of the Undead, she had become one of them. A furious Hex unleashed her most destructive magic on Malefor. When the smoke cleared, Hex was back in her village, but her Undead legacy remained. Nowadays she is the protector of magic-wielders everywhere, not to mention one of Eon's most admired Skylanders.[1]

Skylanders: Spyro versus The Mega Monsters

Hex was mentioned as one of the two Skylanders (the other being Cynder) who was assigned by Master Eon to investigate a mega-sized cockroach that was terrorizing Lucky Lagoon. However, Kaos, who claimed to be renouncing his evil ways to battle evildoers, dealt with the problem long before the two Undead Skylanders arrived on the scene.

Skylanders: Cynder Confronts the Weather Wizard

WARNING: This section contains spoilers below! (Skip section)

Hex transported to Cloudless Desert to inform Cynder and Zook that Master Eon wanted to see them. When a freak rainstorm appeared, the shower turned the sand dunes to quicksand that threatened to pull the beachgoers into it. Hex participated in saving the inhabitants, but received some negative feedback of her sinister disposition from two Mabu, whom Cynder soon drove away.

At the Eternal Archive, the Skylanders learned that there have been multiple reports of unusual weather conditions throughout Skylands. They soon read a distress letter from Morbo, the Night Mayor of the Isle of the Dead, where Hex, Cynder and Zook would venture to to investigate if the weather is linked to what's happening on the island and find the Undead segment to the Mask of Power. Once there, the Skylanders are attacked by the aggressive undead wildlife, but are saved by a spectre named Flunky and his pet Stump Demon, Dogwood. They are guided to the Ghost Town, where Mayor Morbo explained to the Skylanders of the sunny weather conditions that threaten to kill their undead crops, and the sudden weather was caused by a powerful Weather Wizard named Hurrikazam. Hurrikazam soon appeared in town, demanding the villagers to hand him his tribute of pies and spiriting away the inhabitants tat provided them to the wizard, including Flunky.

Despite the Skylanders' best efforts, they were unable to defeat Hurrikazam, who retreated to his Cloud Citadel. Afterwards Morbo revealed that the undead villagers who were taken by Hurrikazam were turned back into living breathing creatures by a weather machine. The Skylanders soon infiltrated Hurrikazam's citadel by allowing themselves to be taken captive by Gargantulas that are associated with Morbo. Upon seeing the Undead Energy Extractor, the machine that turns the undead back into the living, the Skylanders were discovered and fight against Brock and his group of Drow. It was soon revealed that Hurrikazam wasn't evil; he was being forced to commit the evil deeds by Kaos, who threatened to cut Hurrikazam's Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible, Suprising, Unfathomable, All-Coloured Rose if he didn't do as the evil Portal Master commanded. The evil Portal Master revealed that he was draining the undead villagers of their undeadliness to store it up in a tank of Undead energy to shower every island of Skylands with undead rain to turn the living into undead and destroy the other elements.

Cynder Hex

Hex imprisoning Cynder as the dragoness tried to reason with her companion.

When the Skylanders tried to intervene, the Weather Wizard relunctantly subdued the Skylanders with the weather machine, but refused to drain them of their element at the cost of his precious flower. When Kaos tried to do the task of draining the Skylanders' power himself, he accidentally released the Skylanders, who cornered the evil Portal Master. However, Hex suddenly saved Kaos by imprisoning Cynder and Zook in her bone fortresses, defecting to Kaos' side. She claimed to Cynder and Zook that they weren't her friends and she was tired of being feared, longing to be normal again. Hex allowed herself to provide Kaos her powerful Undead energy, and the Portal Master eagerly began the procedure using the Undead Energy Extractor. However the machine was overloading by the amount of Hex's power, something that the elf sorceress had planned all along and never actually defected to Kaos.

The machine soon exploded, and after a brief moment of seeing Hex's true form, Hex revealed that she had since and always have embraced her dark side. She then helped her companions defeat Kaos and his army of Drow. After returning the undead inhabitants back to normal, the Skylanders are given a heroes' welcome and Morbo offered to allow Hex to stay on the Isle of the Dead. Although flattered, the undead sorceress revealed that she belonged to the Skylanders, her friends. As a token of his gratitude, Hurrikazam gives the Skylanders an Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible, Suprising, Unfathomable, All-Coloured Rose seed, the Undead segment to the Mask of Power.

Upon returning to the Eternal Archive, Hex, Cynder and Zook were given the horrible news from Spyro that Squirmgrub kidnapped Master Eon and had taken five of the pieces to the Mask of Power with him...

Spoilers end here.

Relationships

Cynder

Zook

Hex is often irritated by Zook's laidback demeanor, but tolerates him. However she doesn't like it when he calls her "Hexy."

Gameplay

Stats

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: 270 (max. 540)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 18 (max. 48)
  • Critical Hit: 30 (max. 80)
  • Elemental Power: 32 (max. 82)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 70
  • Defense: 70
  • Agility: 40
  • Luck: 50

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: (max. Expression error: Missing operand for +.)
  • Speed: (max. 48)
  • Armor: (max. 30)
  • Critical Hit: (max. 50)
  • Elemental Power: (max. 50)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 100
  • Defense: 90
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 70

Abilities

Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Cadaverous Crypt

Conjure Phantom Orb Rain of Skulls Skull Shield
Hexprimarypower

Primary Ability
Launch magic orbs of spectral energy that track your foes.

Hexsecondarypower

Secondary Ability
Hold the button shown to begin casting this spell. When fully charged, ghostly skulls rain down.

Hexsoulgempower

Price: 4000
Rain of Skulls knocks away enemies and attacks.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone/Power Pods.

Wall of Bones Storm of Skulls Bone Fortress Twice the Orbage
Hexbasicupgrade1

Price: 500
Create a Wall of Bones.

Hexbasicupgrade2

Price: 700
Conjure up to 4 skulls with your Rain of Skulls attack.

Hexbasicupgrade3

Price: 900
The Wall of Bones is larger and takes more damage to destroy.

Hexbasicupgrade4

Price: 1200
Shoot 2 Phantom Orbs at once.


Shade Master
This upgrade path lets Hex further develop her Phantom Orb attack.

Long Distance Orbs Caustic Phantom Orbs Unstable Phantom Orbs
Hexpath1upgrade1

Price: 1700
Increase the range of your Phantom Orbs.

Hexpath1upgrade2

Price: 2200
Phantom Orbs do increased damage.

Hexpath1upgrade3

Price: 3000
Phantom Orbs explode, damaging nearby enemies.


Bone Crafter
This upgrade path lets Hex further develop her Rain of Skulls and Wall of Bones abilities.

Compound Fracture Master Caster Troll Skulls
Hexpath2upgrade1

Price: 1700
Wall of Bones damages any enemies that touches it.

Hexpath2upgrade2

Price: 2200
Takes much less time to cast Rain of Skulls and Wall of Bones.

Hexpath2upgrade3

Price: 3000
Rain of Skulls does increased damage.

Skull Buddy wowpow2name wowpow3name
Hexwowpowpower

Price: 5000
Hold Attack 2 to charge up a Skull Storm, then press Attack 1 to conjure a giant skull pal.

Price: 5000
wowpow2desc

Price: 5000
wowpow3desc

Skylanders can use abilities depending on their level.

Starting Powers

  • Sprectral Spheres (Primary Attack): Press (Y) to cast a spehere of spectral energy at Hex's enemies.
  • Spook Summoning (Secondary Attack): Hold (X) to gather otherwordly spirits around Hex. Release (X) to project the spirits at nearby enemies. Hex can summon up to three spirits at once.

Upgrades

  • Spooky Shield (requires level: 3): Hold (X) for Hex's Spook Summoning. When three spirits surround her, they will swirl around faster and damage any enemies they touch.
  • Superior Specter (requires level: 6): Hold (Y) and then release to cast a larger Spectral Sphere that stuns enemies and does extra damage.
  • Spectral Strength (requires level: 9): Hex's Spectral Spheres (Y) will sometimes return to her after damaging enemies. When Hex is infused with this spectral energy, her Spook Summoning (X) will call three spirits immediately. She will also move faster for a few seconds.

Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "Fear the Dark!" 
  • "Oh, the unearthly proportions!"
  • "The dark hour begins!"
  • "It's darkest before the dawn!"
  • "Take a walk on the dark side."
  • "Fear when I am near."
  • "That's how you make an entrance."
  • "Behold."
  • "Levitate!"
  • "Rest in peace!"
  • "My powers are yours." - when checking stats
  • "Enchanting, aren't they?" - when checking stats
  • "I hope this doesn't clash with my outfit..." - when given a hat
  • "I sense great power in this hat!" - when given a hat
  • "This name will serve me well!" - when given a nickname
  • "A name fit for a queen!" - when given a nickname

Book Quotes

Skylanders: Cynder Confronts the Weather Wizard

  • "You are not my friends. I haven't had friends since the day I became a member of the Undead. You saw those people on the beach. When I saved them, they still feared me. Everyone fears me. I see the way you look at me when I use my powers. You don't trust me. None of you do. Not even Eon."
  • "Prepare to rest in peace, foul follower of Darkness."
  • "This is who I am and this is the way I want to be. I embrace my dark side. I always have."

Character Trailers

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Hex Preview (Fear the Dark)00:17

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Hex Preview (Fear the Dark)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Hex Trailer (Fear the Dark)00:55

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Hex Trailer (Fear the Dark)

Meet the Skylanders Series 2 Hex03:02

Meet the Skylanders Series 2 Hex

Skylanders Giants Lightcore Hex HD Trailer00:46

Skylanders Giants Lightcore Hex HD Trailer

 

See also

Gallery

Trivia

  • As LightCore, her dress lights up in the color red.
  • Hex, Cynder, and Eye-Brawl are the only Undead Skylanders to have no skeletal features.
  • Hex is also a word meaning the practice of witchcraft, usually as a curse.
    • Hex is also a Dutch word meaning "witch" but in Dutch its spelled as heks.
  • She bears a resemblance to Maleficent from Disney's Sleeping Beauty.
  • Her Skull Buddy resembles the Skull Mask in Crawling Catacombs.
    • It is also considered the strongest Wow Pow ability in damage since it can deal with more than 100 damage points to enemies. In Skylanders: Swap Force, the damage count has been reduced to 80. In Trap Team, the damage count is raised up to 560 now.
  • Her catchphrase is similar to Fright Rider's "Fear the Spear!" catchphrase and Gill Grunt's "Fear the Fish!" , as well as Tree Rex's "Be afraid of the Bark!" catchphrase.
  • She is the only elven Skylander without a way to get around faster than walking (or really floating).
  • As promotion to the release of Skylanders: Swap Force, preorders will receive a Skylanders: Giants LightCore Hex during release.
  • Her Series 2 figure is based on her Rain of Skulls.
  • She holds skulls on all of her toy figures.
  • Hex and Zap have the shortest names out of every Skylander.
  • All of her 3DS moves are two words that start with "S."

References

  1. Skylanders Official Sticker Book, page 78
Characters
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Chop Chop - Cynder - Ghost Roaster - Hex
Skylanders: Giants
Eye-Brawl - Fright Rider
Skylanders: Swap Force
Grim Creeper - Night Shift - Rattle Shake - Roller Brawl
Skylanders: Trap Team
Bat Spin - Funny Bone - Krypt King - Short Cut
Alter Egos
Elite Chop Chop - Grill Master Chop Chop - Hallows' Eve Hex - Legendary Chop Chop
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Skeletal Cynder - Snowler Brawl
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