Horizon Zero Dawn ‘Behemoth’ and ‘Stormbird’ machine introduction trailers

Two more mecha-saurs introduced.

Horizon Zero Dawn

The latest two in Sony Interactive Entertainment and Guerrilla Games’ series of Horizon Zero Dawn machine introduction trailers feature the Behemoth and Stormbird.

If you missed them, previous trailers introduced Snapmaw and Thunderjaw.

Horizon Zero Dawn is due out for PlayStation 4 on February 28.

Watch the videos below.



  • Type: Transport
  • Habitat: All Terrain
  • Challenge Level: 25
  • Combat Weaponry:
    • Gravity Boulder Throw
    • Grinding Shrapnel Blast
  • Combat Melee:
    • Charge Attack
    • Quake Smash
    • Charging Quake Smash
  • Special Ability: Gravity Purge
  • Vulnerabilities:
    • Gravity Generators
    • Cryo Canisters to freeze it
  • Tactics: Shoot hinges to remove cargo container

The Behemoth is a huge, rugged transport-class machine that uses anti-gravity technology to transfer precious cargo from smaller acquisition-class machines into its stomach container. When provoked, it may charge at the enemy or use its anti-gravity unit to hurl heavy objects. It is also equipped with a set of grinding drills that allow it to grind and propel rock projectiles.



  • Type: Combat
  • Habitat: All Terrain – Open Areas
  • Challenge Level: 27
  • Combat Weaponry:
    • Shock Blast
    • Shock Burst
    • Thunder Bomb Run
    • Hurricane Blast
  • Combat Melee:
    • Break Smash
    • Thunder Rush
    • Jumping Claw SLash
    • Tail Lash
  • Vulnerabilites: Removing Engines
  • Tactics: Destroy Lightning Gun

Soaring through the sky at high altitude, the fearsome Stormbird is a combat-class machine that can swoop down and attack its prey with tremendous force. It is just as dangerous on land as it is in the air, with a variety of swift and powerful attacks that range from wing blasts to claw slashes. Its enormous metal wings are capable of collecting and discharging the electricity in the air.

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