The Hunter-class gunship is a type of craft employed by Samus Aran. Her ship(s) comprise the extent of known examples of this class. The designation is only used in Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Metroid Prime Hunters and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. However, it may have originated from the Nintendo Comics System, which called her gunship the "Hunter IV".
Hunter-class gunship registered to Samus Aran. You can return to your ship to recharge energy, reload weapons and save progress in the game.
HUNTER-CLASS GUNSHIP registered to SAMUS ARAN. Return to this ship to save your progress and to recover your energy.
Starship: Hunter-class Gunship. Vessel registered to Samus Aran. Your ship has been damaged. Auto-repair function initiated. You can return to your ship to recharge energy, reload weapons, and save the game.
Your Hunter-class gunship is one of a kind, its distinct hull lines marking it to friend and foe alike. Custom built for you by the Federated Shipyards at Aliehs III, it contains a mobile energy recharge system and microfactories designed to produce ammunition. A sophisticated onboard computer stores mission data collected in the field for future reference.
- In the non-canonical Samus and Joey manga, a B-Unit is mentioned as a useful mechanical component in Samus's ship. After being prompted by Diesel, Samus goes to the store to buy one, but is confronted by Zegan Doh on the way there.