DoDonPachi II

DoDonPachi II
Bee Storm Do DonPachi II
Developer(s) IGS
Publisher(s) IGS, Saint-Fun International (Cabinet)
Platform(s) Arcade
Release date(s) 21 May 2001
Genre(s) Vertical scrolling shooter,
Manic shooter
Mode(s) Single player, 2 player Co-op
Cabinet Upright
Arcade system PolyGame Master
Display Vertical orientation, 224 × 448, 2304 palette colors

Do DonPachi II (怒首領蜂-蜂暴) is a manic shooter released in 2001.


Localization features

The game supports Chinese, Japanese, English and Korean languages. The interface language depends on the protection chip inside the game cartridge, which provides region information. In addition, the game's title, stage names and boss names are also altered depending on the region.

Game play


  • Blue fighter: 270 degree shots, big area laser, slow movement.
  • Green fighter: 180 degree shots, middle area laser, medium movement.
  • Red fighter: 90 degree shots, small area laser, fast movement.


  • Practice: Play with low difficulty. The game ends after stage 4.
  • Combat: Play with normal difficulty.
  • Internet ranking: Play with high difficulty. Password is offered after ending game, which can be used to register high scores into the IGS site.

Game mode:

  • Bomb mode: Bomb is recharged by collecting bomb item by destroying specific enemy. Player can stock up to 5 bombs.
  • Energy mode: Player can recharge energy gauge by touching enemy bullet. Player can fire laser when the gauge is full. Player can stock up to 1 gauge worth of laser.


  • Zero Fire: During laser attack, energy field will appear around player. When using the field to attack enemy, player can obtain points equal to 10000 points times each enemy contact.
  • Combo: Destroying enemy with scatter, or hitting enemy with laser, increases combo gauge. If the activity is repeated before the gauge is empty, combo count increases. If the above activity is not sustained, combo count decreases when the gauge becomes empty. Combo score is 10 points for each combo.


Stage Stage Name (Chinese, Japanese, English) Boss (Chinese, English)
1 驚蟄, 覺醒, Wake 首領蜂 夢魘, Boss Bee Nightmare
2 出撃, 出撃, Assault 巡弋工蜂 戰慄, Petrol Bee Deep Fear
3 翱翔, 飛翔, Ascent 六角蜂巢 天羅, Hex Comb Dragnet
4 侵襲, 侵襲, Invade 獵殺狂蜂 地網, Crazy Bee Snare
5 禁錮, 禁錮, Imprison 裝甲雄蜂 驚愕, Armed Bee Panic
6 終結, 終結, Apocalypse 母體蜂后 深藍, Matrix Bee Deep-Blue
7 真相, 真相, Truth 未知秘蜂 陰霾, Secret Bee UNKNOWN

To enter Stage 7, player must reach at least a specific target score at the end of stage 6. The target score is accessible by arcade game operator, which can be changed to 200, 300, 400 (default), 500, or 800 million points.


A soundtrack for first 2 DoDonPachi games was released by Scitron Digital Content.

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