A Duck from the cover of Duck Hunt.

Ducks are targets that appear in the Duck Hunt series.


Light Ray Gun Duck Hunt (Duck Hunt)

Simply known as Duck Hunt in the West, Ducks made their first appearance in the 1976 Nintendo Toy. They were the only characters in the game.

Duck Hunt

In Duck Hunt the ducks appear in Game A and Game B as targets for the Gunner. They appear in 3 different colors.

Vs. Duck Hunt

In Vs. Duck Hunt, the hunter must shoot the ducks in the bonus game and is they shoot the dog, the dog will get confused telling them to shoot the ducks, not him.

Wii Play

Ducks made a reappearance in Wii Play. Ducks appear in various phases where the Mii is playing. They appear in Shooting Range.

Other appearances

The two ducks made an appearance as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and one rides on the dog's back to aid him in several attacks in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U.


The Duck has made appearances in 11 games, while the Dog has only appeared in 9. The three games that the Duck appeared but the Dog didn't are Light Ray Gun Duck Hunt, Wii Play, and Super Smash Bros. Melee.