This article is about the enemy in Super Metroid. For the enemy in Metroid Fusion, see Genesis.

Alcoon is an enemy in Super Metroid. This creature lives in Norfair and Crateria and pops up from its hiding place as Samus Aran approaches and starts shooting fireballs at her. The creatures are bipedal Dragons, and have short, stubby wings. The anatomical purpose for these wings is unknown, as they are too small for flight. They may aid the Alcoons in vaulting out of their burrows to surprise their prey. Alcoons are a green color in Crateria, a crimson-orange color in upper Norfair, and a darker, blueish-silver color in Ridley's Lair. These pallete changes are purely cosmetic however, as they are all exactly the same otherwise. These creatures can be damaged by both beams and Missiles.

Official Data Edit

Super Metroid Nintendo Player's Guide Edit

Enemy Data Description
Color HP ATK E BE M SM PB Crateria/Norfair. Alcoons spit fire at you after they leap from their hideouts.
Normal 200 50 1 0 0 0 99