“Let's Ruffle Some Feathers!”
    —Hoot Loop's official catchphrase

Hoot Loop is an owl magician who is one of the SWAP Force Skylanders in Skylanders: Swap Force. He is of the Magic element. His Swap Force Ability is Teleport.



Hoot Loop is a natural showman, and is less likely to be modest. He is the first to boast about his extraordinary abilities.[1] He can also be mischievous, as demonstrated in the animated Card Game Short Cut.


Hoot Loop was raised by a guild of magicians in Skylands’ most famous traveling circus. At a young age, he perfected illusions and spells that only the very best of their guild could perform, and even mastered the art of teleportation! Soon enough, he became the star of the show, known far and wide as the Amazing Hoot Loop. However, one day an army of Greebles disguised as clowns invaded, determined to destroy the popular circus. It was then that Hoot Loop gave a performance that few would ever forget. Using his incredible powers, he fought off the invaders and saved the circus - to the raucous applause of the many spectators – including Master Eon, who presented Hoot Loop with an opportunity to learn some real magic as a member of the Skylanders.



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

  • Health: 250 (max. 500)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 12 (max. 42)
  • Critical Hit: 6 (max. 56)
  • Elemental Power: 25 (max. 75)

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

  • Strength: 100
  • Defense: 100
  • Agility: 60
  • Luck: 200


Top Basic Ability
This ability is available from
the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:

DéjàBOOM! Wand of Dreams
Hoot Looptopprimarypower

Primary Ability
Press Attack 1 to shoot a magic projectile that hits enemies three times before it disappears.

Hoot Looptopsoulgempower

Price: 3500
Press Attack 1 to shoot a DéjàBOOM! and two smaller DéjàBOOM! projectiles at once.

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

Hypnotism Tricked Ya! Flashback
Hoot Looptopbasicupgrade1

Price: 300
Hold Attack 3 to hypnotize enemies, slowing their movement and attacks.

Hoot Looptopbasicupgrade2

Price: 800
Armor increased. Shiny new armor reduces damage.

Hoot Looptopbasicupgrade3

Price: 1000
Press Attack 1 to shoot a DéjàBOOM! projectile. DéjàBOOM! bounces three times and on a third bounce it explodes.

View Hypno-Owl
Channel mighty beams of concentrated dreams at enemies!
Dream Beam Bad Dreams Beam
Hoot Looptoppath1upgrade1

Price: 1500
Hold Attack 1 to channel a magical beam of dreams that damages enemies.

Hoot Looptoppath1upgrade2

Price: 2000
Dream Beam does increased damage.

View Dream-Weaver
Slow down entire groups of enemies with powerful hypnotizing abilities!
Mass Hypnosis Deep Asleep
Hoot Looptoppath2upgrade1

Price: 1500
Hypnotism becomes more effective, slowing enemies in a larger area.

Hoot Looptoppath2upgrade2

Price: 2000
Hold Attack 3 to use a more powerful Mass Hypnosis dealing increased damage.

Bottom Basic Ability
This ability is available from
the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:

Loop the Loop Infinite Loop
Hoot Loopbottomprimarypower

Primary Ability
Press Attack 2 to teleport forward a short distance and damage nearby enemies.

Hoot Loopbottomsoulgempower

Price: 3500
Hold Attack 2 to aim the portal loop, release it under Loop's body to cause a massive attack that damages enemies in a larger area.

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

Portable Hole Temporal Whack Time Sink
Hoot Loopbottombasicupgrade1

Price: 300
Hold Attack 2 to aim the portal loop, release to teleport to that area and damage all nearby enemies.

Hoot Loopbottombasicupgrade2

Price: 800
Teleport does increased damage.

Hoot Loopbottombasicupgrade3

Price: 1000
Enemies and objects are pulled towards the area where Portable Hole is aimed.

View Escape Artist
Use telekinetics to control the teleporting ring!
Now You See Me Complete Concentration
Hoot Loopbottompath1upgrade1

Price: 1500
Hold Attack 2 to charge a Portable Hole, release to do increased damage. Damage is increased the longer it is charged.

Hoot Loopbottompath1upgrade2

Price: 2000
Now You See Me does increased damage. A very impressive entrance!

Escape Artist
View Telekinesis
Get out of trouble quickly with upgraded teleporting power!
Now You Don't Teleport Turbulence
Hoot Loopbottompath2upgrade1

Price: 1500
Press Jump after teleporting to appear back at the previous position.

Hoot Loopbottompath2upgrade2

Price: 2000
All teleport attacks do increased damage.

Skylanders can use abilities depending on their level.

Starting Powers

  • 3DSpower1 (Primary Attack): 3DSpower1desc
  • 3DSpower2 (Secondary Attack): 3DSpower2desc
  • SWAPpower (SWAP Force Power): SWAPpowerdesc


  • 3DSupgrade1 (requires level: 3DSupgrade1level): 3DSupgrade1desc
  • 3DSupgrade2 (requires level: 3DSupgrade2level): 3DSupgrade2desc
  • 3DSupgrade3 (requires level: 3DSupgrade3level): 3DSupgrade3desc


Battle Cries

  • "Let's Ruffle some Feathers!"
  • "Working my magic."
  • "Hocus Focus."
  • "Feathers of Fury."
  • "The Best of the Nest."
  • "Ooo shiny!"
  • "Another triumph!"
  • "Flying the coop!"
  • "A curious place this is."
  • "Not for a Loop! Ha Ha. I mean you!"
  • "Flying through!"
  • "The eyes have it!"
  • "To the skies!"
  • "Never had a doubt!"
  • "Not for a loop, I mean you!"
  • "Full power!" - when levelling up
  • "Hoot power!" - when levelling up
  • "I'm spreading my wings." - When checking stats
  • "The skies the limit." - When checking stats
  • "I look quite regal." - When wearing a hat
  • "An interesting look for me." - When wearing a hat

Media Quotes

  • "This will be a hoot!" - The Card Game Short Cut
  • "LOOK! It's Kaos!"
  • "Oh strange. Must have been the wind."
  • "Oh! I need that card! BINGO!" 

Character Trailers

See also



  • On some of his toy packages in Wave 1, Free Ranger's catchphrase is on the package instead of Hoot Loop's catchphrase.
  • Sometimes Hoot Loop blinks one eye and then the other instead of blinking both at the same time.
  • In the game, he copies one of share some phrases, their packaging line, and are the only SWAP Force Skylanders who are birds.
  • His name could be a play on words with the cereal, Froot Loops.
  • Hoot Loop is the shortest SWAP Force Skylander, with very short legs and a petite torso.
  • He shares a lot of his battle cries with Jet-Vac.
  • The name of his primary attack, "DéjàBOOM," is a play on the French term "Déjà Vu," which means "already seen" and is the name a Magic Core Skylander from Skylanders: Trap Team.
  • In Trap Team, certain trinkets will not work with him.
  • He also bears a slight resemblance to Ezylryb from the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series.
  • Hoot Loop's italian catchphrase is "Arruffiamo Le Penne!", which means and translates the same.


  1. Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection, page 120
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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Double Trouble - Spyro - Voodood - Wrecking Ball
Skylanders: Giants
Ninjini - Pop Fizz
Skylanders: Swap Force
Dune Bug - Hoot Loop - Star Strike - Trap Shadow
Skylanders: Trap Team
Blastermind - Cobra Cadabra - Déjà Vu - Enigma
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Big Bubble Pop Fizz - Splat
Skylanders: Imaginators
Buckshot - Mysticat - Pain-Yatta
Minis / Eon's Elite
Mini Jini - Spry / Elite Spyro - Elite Voodood
Alt Decos
Birthday Bash Big Bubble Pop Fizz - Dark Spyro - Enchanted Hoot Loop - Enchanted Star Strike
Heartbreaker Buckshot - King Cobra Cadabra - Legendary Déjà Vu - Legendary Spyro
Love Potion Pop Fizz - Power Blue Splat - Punch Pop Fizz - Royal Double Trouble - Scarlet Ninjini
Lost Islands Alter Egos
Buddy Wrecking Ball - Charming Cobra Cadabra - Hoppity Pop Fizz - Mystic Star Strike

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