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Appears inKeen 5
Harms Keen?Yes
Shots to defeatImmortal
A Volte-face in Keen 5

Volte-faces are enemies found in Keen 5.

They are dangerous, electric creatures that move in preset routes through air, often with great speed. Volte-faces have large pair of eyes. They can be stunned only temporarily. Being little more than eyes, it is almost certain that they were created by the Shikadi although they may also come from the Shikadi home world.

The official help says:

Volte-faces are crazy, insane floating creatures that have electric arcs for hair!

A Spark, as seen in Jazz Jackrabbit

The name "Volte-face" is a play on the French term (meaning "about-face") and the appearance of the floating, electrically-discharging eyes. It is not known if they are in any way related to the Sparks found in Jazz Jackrabbit 1 and 2 in the Tubelectric and Air Base levels, though the similarity is striking. Jazz was released in 1994, Keen 5 a few years before.

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