Introduction

Hawk「ホーク」 is a talking pig and Meliodas's companion. He is introduced as the custodian of the Boar Hat bar who helps clean up the disgusting food scraps left by customers. He's later revealed to be a pig-like creature from purgatory who was stolen as an infant by the Demon King to spy on Meliodas.


Appearance

Hawk the Rust Knight.png
Hawk the Rust Knight

Hawk is a relatively large pink pig who wears an earring with the words star boar on his left ear.[3] His body is well rounded and his legs are fairly short. His charming point is the clover-shaped birthmark on his rump. His body and appearance are similar to a typical Gloucestershire Old Spots Pig. Like his mother, his ears are shown to be M-shaped.

After his fight against Hendrickson, the original "Star Boar" ear tag is replaced with Balor's Magical Eye.

Image Gallery

Personality

Hawk is shown to be an easily annoyed pig as seen when Meliodas lies in jest, does perverted things to Elizabeth and when Elizabeth is being airheaded.[4] He also appears to care a lot for his friends and seems to be a mama's boy occasionally crying for help from his mom.[5] Hawk tends to have a big ego and is prideful, claiming that he is stronger than the Deadly Sins and even joked that his strength to be in the same class as the Demon King but tends to be very frightened when someone far stronger than him attacks.

History

Hawk kidnapped by the Demon King

Hawk was born in the Purgatory under the name Mild「マイルド, Mairudo」and lived with his older brother, Wild. Before Hawk could remember him, he was kidnapped by the Demon King and sent to the Living World to act as his window to spy on his eldest son, Meliodas, through his eyes.

Ten years ago, Hawk used to live together peacefully with his mother in an unknown forest until he spotted an unconscious knight, Meliodas, who was laying on the side of the road and dragged him back to his home, a cave somewhere near Camelot. Once Meliodas was awake, the two ended up speaking with one another, where Hawk mentioned that he felt like he used to fly in the sky, thinking he was a Dragon back in his past life, when Meliodas thought he was Wandle. The two argued over Hawk's name, until Hawk mentioned a restaurant named Pig Leg where Hawk loved the leftovers, which led Meliodas and Hawk to team up and work together, since Meliodas can't work as a knight anymore due to an incident in Liones. They decided to open up the bar "The Boar Hat", named after the restaurant Hawk mentioned by selling his Sacred Treasure and building it on the back of Hawk's mother. Since then, Hawk and Meliodas became partners in business, as Meliodas is the owner while Hawk is the cleaner who eats the leftovers.

Abilities and Equipment

As a pig, he has a very sensitive nose which he claims is capable of smelling objects, such as leftovers, up to 1.2 miles away. His nose has proven useful and valuable in combat as he is capable of searching for enemies and tracing where they are.[6] Hawk is shown to be very skilled at making dresses. He is capable of using his hooves and ears as hands to hold things such as a hammer and even used it to seal Meliodas in a barrel. He is capable of ramming into any opponent, using this skill to take out Alioni and his teammates on his own.

It was recently revealed that Hawk has a connection with the Purgatory. According to Merlin, Hawk is, in fact, a living portal between the world of the living and the Purgatory. Due to this, someone in one of the two realms can observe the other through Hawk's eyes, as the Demon King did to watch over Meliodas. Merlin was able to use a spell to send Ban to the Purgatory through Hawk.

Being a creature from the Purgatory, Hawk is an incredibly resilient survivor, being able to resist Hendrickson's Dead End. Meliodas claims that the Demon King designated him as his surveillance route because of his resistance compared to the ordinary animals he used to use.

Abilities

Transpork変身トランスポークToransupōku; literally meaning "Transformation"」: After his training in Istar, Hawk developed the ability to absorb the abilities and characteristics of anything he eats that has magic power. The transformation disappears when he excretes the food.

  • Tyrant Dragon: After eating the dragon's guts, Hawk resembles a dragon himself and gains the power to breathe fire from his nose (through it burns his nostrils) and the power to fly with his ears (but only a few feet).
  • Sand Crawler: After eating a small specimen whole, Hawk's forelegs become fins and his hind legs become a tail.[7] Like an Earth Crawler, he can swim through the ground.[8]
  • Red Demon: After accidentally eating a chunk of demon flesh, Hawk resembles a Red Demon with red skin and horns. In this form, he is able to manipulate darkness into wings to fly similar to most demons. However, his speech becomes an unintelligible string of "Pukya"s.
  • Sky Manta: Achieved by eating Merlin's Monster Block. In this form, Hawk is able to fly at great highs even with a person riding him.
  • Gray Demon: Achieved by eating Merlin's Monster Block, he is granted the use of the Gray Demon's signature Dark Snow attack, although it only has enough power to make food rot.
  • Sky Fish: [9]

Miscellaneous Techniques

  • Super Pork-Loin Illusion「スーパー・ロース・イリュージョン, Sūpā Rōsu Iryūjon」: Hawk dashes and hops at high speeds, creating intangible clones of himself as he bulls towards a direct target. The impact of the collision is strong enough to smash open a locked metal chamber door.[10]
  • Rolling Ham Attack「ローリング・ハム・アタック, Rōringu Hamu Atakku」: By quickly conducting a sequence of somersaults, Hawk easily approaches an enemy and body slams them.[11]
    • Combined Technique: Quick Rolling Ham Attack「合技 クイックローリングハム・アタック, Gōgi "Kuikku Rōringu Hamu Atakku"」: Using the draft from Howzer's Quick Wind, Hawk spins his body rapidly to gain momentum and tackle the enemy.[12]
  • Forget Meal「フォゲット・ミール, Fogetto Mīru」: Claimed to be a forbidden technique, this technique allows him to conceal his presence completely and attack the opponent's blind spot.[13]
  • Final Pork Stomping「ファイナル・ポーク・ストンピング, Fainaru Pōku Sutonpingu」: [14]
  • Chorizo Strike「チョリソーストライク, Chorisō Sutoraiku」: Hawk releases a flurry of punches to destroy the enemy.[15]
  • All Clean皿ナメオールクリーンŌru Kurīn; literaly meaning "Dish Licking"」: [16]
  • Atomic Chorizo「アトミックチョリソ, Atomikku Choriso」: [17]
  • Meat Darkness肉の目隠しミート・ダークネスMīto Dākunesu; literally meaning "Meat Blindfold"」: [18]

Equipment

  • Balor's Magical Eye: With Merlin's magical earring, Hawk is able to not only measure a person's power level, but also their levels of magic, strength, and spirit.
  • Monster Block: A special block created by Merlin with the flesh of different creatures used by Hawk to use his Transpork power easily to the extent of a great consumption of calories.

Power Level

Normal
Total Magic Strength Spirit
30 0 25 5



Tyrant Dragon Ver.
Total Magic Strength Spirit
610 80 520 10



Sand Crawler Ver.
Total Magic Strength Spirit
190 80 100 10



Red Demon Ver.
Total Magic Strength Spirit
1,030 450 480 100



Relationships

Boar Hat

Meliodas

Meliodas and Hawk's relationship has its ups and downs. They tend to fight a lot, but they seem to care about each other. They recognize each other as companions, but Hawk is shown to be a subordinate to Meliodas. Hawk strongly values his relationship with Meliodas, having sacrificed his life to protect Meliodas from a fatal attack. They work together at the Boar Hat.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth loves talking piggies and appears to adore Hawk as a pet.[19] He is very protective of Elizabeth acting like a fatherly figure while reprimanding Meliodas on his lecherous acts towards the princess of Liones to the point that he tied up Meliodas each night before bedtime with Elizabeth.

Hawk Mama

Not much is currently known about the nature of their bond, but it seems that he loves his mother very much, calling her whenever he is badly injured or needing help. It seems the reason that Hawk has such a high opinion of his own strength is that he thinks he will become as strong as she is.

Seven Deadly Sins

Ban

At first, Hawk was annoyed with Ban for freaking out over his ability to talk. However, they soon get along with each other fairly well, regarding each other as trustworthy companions, and that Ban even calls Hawk "Master." They are willing to support each other, as shown when Hawk carries Ban whenever he is drunk or exhausted. Hawk was disgusted at Ban's acceptance of the request from the Goddess Clan, to kill Meliodas, and tried to stop him, but Hawk knew he wasn't strong enough.

Diane

Hawk has a strange relationship with Diane at first, as he fears her eminently for her love of pork and trying to eat him, but the two soon begin to get along with one another. Because of that bond, Diane saves and protects him on a few occasions.

King

King and Hawk seem to share a good, yet odd friendship, as sometimes King calls him Mr. Pig, Little Porker, or Little Piggy in such a manner, much to Hawk's annoyance. Despite this though, the two are close and are on good terms with each other.

Gowther

Hawk and Gowther have a friendly, yet strained relationship. This is mostly due to Hawk's dislike of Gowther's lack of empathy and weird behavior, and how he disregarded his sacrifice during the battle against Hendrickson, yet he seems to have let that go since. The two of them seem to be almost surprisingly close, enough that during their battle at the Great Fighting Festival, Hawk spent the majority of the tournament match trying to talk Gowther out of attacking him and Escanor, despite knowing how emotionless Gowther can be. Despite this, Gowther simply apologized to Hawk and coldly stated his intent to continue the fight, knocking him and Jericho out to avoid dealing with them and to focus solely on Escanor. After regaining his emotions and memories, like with Elizabeth, Gowther's friendship with Hawk has become less strained and more genuine in nature.

Merlin

Hawk and Merlin have a good relationship. Merlin sees Hawk as a hero for saving Meliodas and believes that they should stick together due to both being 'boars.' And as such, Merlin often indulged Hawk by performing experiments on him to see the results or giving Hawk some eccentric items from her collection to use that are suited for him.

Escanor

Like Elizabeth, Hawk met Escanor during the Great Fighting Festival in Vaizel, being partnered with him during the festival. Their first impressions of one another during the festival were poor. Hawk viewed Escanor as a weakling and Escanor, in turn, was both confused and frightened by the fact the Hawk was a talking pig. However, after seeing Escanor's true power during the festival, and after seeing Hawk's bravery during the events and how he carried him around for the remainder of the festival, the two quickly became close friends. Though Hawk is just as wary of Escanor's power as everyone else, he feels comfortable enough around Escanor's daytime form to travel around him closely and have conversations with him. Escanor, in turn, shares this closeness with Hawk, confiding to Hawk about his feelings towards Merlin and asking him if he would see if she felt the same way, although Hawk did point out how shameless and forceful he was acting considering that he was asking for a favor. He even cried and was in denial when he had heard Escanor died.

Battles

Great Fight Festival arc

Corand arc

Prelude to the New Holy War arc

New Holy War arc

Trivia

  • Hawk was originally translated as Hork, but his character design page in volume 1, revealed that his romanized name is Hawk.
    • In urban English, Hork can be defined as to vomit. This has a reference to the manga, as he is frequently shown to clean up the customer's vomit.
  • According to the second databook(s):
    • Weak Point: Leftovers
    • Birthplace: Hawk Mama’s belly
      • It is revealed later that he actually was born in Purgatory.
    • What he likes about himself: His looks
    • Dream/Hope: Become the strongest pig
    • Regrets: He wanted to defeat Hendy by himself
    • The most embarrassing thing in his life: Nothing
    • What he wants the most right now: Leftovers
    • Favorite animal: Humans
    • Favorite scent: Leftovers
  • Hawk is not a big fan of beef.
  • According to Nakaba Suzuki, if Hawk was to possess an ability, it would be the ability to devour ten times as many leftovers and make leftovers float.
    • Despite that, Nakaba decided to give Hawk the ability to transform - Transpork.
      • The ability is similar to the ability Kirby has in the Kirby franchise.
  • In the Nanatsu no Taizai Popularity Poll, Hawk was placed 11th.
  • Nakaba stated that if Hawk sees leftovers far away, he will outrun all of the Sins.
  • Hawk's dream is to one day become an invincible pig.
  • Hawk has a unique sound effect when running, Tontokotonton. Hawk shares this trait with Wild and Hawk Mama.
  • Despite looking like a pig, Hawk is actually a pig-like creature from Purgatory.[20]
  • Hawks name from Earth coincides with wordplay in contrast to his brother Wild.

Quotes

  • "Don't make light of my nose that can smell leftovers from a mile away." [21]
  • "Nothing is wasted." (Hawk to Elizabeth when she dropped food Meliodas asked them to buy)

References

  1. Nanatsu no Taizai Movie: Prisoners of the Sky
  2. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Volume 33 extra pages
  3. Chapter 1  , Page 6
  4. Chapter 1  , Page 16
  5. Chapter 1  , Page 45
  6. Chapter 10  , Page 6
  7. Chapter 157  , Page 12
  8. Chapter 158  , Page 3
  9. Nanatsu no Taizai Movie: Prisoners of the Sky
  10. Chapter 63  , Page 17
  11. Chapter 63  , Page 18
  12. Signs of Holy War Episode 1
  13. Chapter 76  , Page 10
  14. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Volume 21 extra pages
  15. Chapter 226  , Page 14
  16. Chapter 239  , Page 15
  17. Chapter 240  , Page 5
  18. Chapter 305  , Page 15
  19. Chapter 1  , Page 19
  20. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Volume 33 extra pages
  21. Chapter 10  , Page 6

Navigation

[v · e · ?]
Characters
Seven Deadly Sins
Sins: Ban  •  Diane  •  Escanor  •  Gowther  •  King  •  Meliodas  •  Merlin
Allies of the Seven Deadly Sins
Allies: Elaine  •  Elizabeth Liones  •  Hawk  •  Hawk Mama  •  Helbram  •  Jericho  •  Oslo
Kingdom of Liones
Royal Family: Bartra Liones  •  Caroline Liones  •  Denzel Liones  •  Elizabeth Liones  •  Margaret Liones  •  Nadja Liones  •  Tristan  •  Veronica Liones
Great Holy Knights: Dreyfus  •  Hendrickson  •  Howzer  •  Zaratras
Holy Knights: Dale  •  Gannon  •  Gilthunder  •  Griamore  •  Guila  •  Gustaf  •  Jericho  •  Kaide  •  Marmas  •  Vivian
Dawn Roar: Hugo  •  Jillian  •  Simon  •  Slader  •  Weinheidt
Pleiades of the Azure Sky: Arden  •  Deathpierce  •  Deldry  •  Denzel Liones  •  Dogedo  •  Invisible  •  Waillo
Weird Fangs: Friesia  •  Golgius  •  Jude  •  Ruin
Apprentice Knights: Andre  •  Hansen  •  Muramo  •  Twigo
Demon Clan
Ruler: Demon King
Ten Commandments: Aranak  •  Calmadios  •  Derieri  •  Estarossa  •  Fraudrin  •  Galand  •  Gowther  •  Grayroad  •  Melascula  •  Monspeet  •  Zeldris  •  Zeno
Six Knights of Black: Atollah  •  Bellion  •  Dahaaka  •  Derocchio  •  Galla  •  Pump
Demons: Albion  •  Baruja  •  Chandler  •  Cusack  •  Glariza  •  Original Demon  •  Peronia  •  Rajine
Lesser Demons: Blue Demons  •  Copper Demons  •  Crimson Demons  •  Gray Demons  •  Green Demons  •  Ochre Demons  •  Orange Demons  •  Red Demons  •  Silver Demons  •  White Demons
Goddess Clan
Ruler: Supreme Deity
Four Archangels: Ludociel  •  Mael  •  Sariel  •  Tarmiel
Goddesses: Elizabeth  •  Jelamet  •  Jenna  •  Nerobasta  •  Zaneri
Misc. Characters
Druids: Elizabeth Liones  •  Hendrickson  •  Lilia  •  Theo  •  Zaratras
Fairy Clan: Elaine  •  Ende  •  Gerheade  •  Gloxinia  •  Helbram  •  Invisible  •  King  •  Puora
Giant Clan: Diane  •  Drole  •  Dolores  •  Dumbelbas  •  Matrona
Vampire Clan: Ganne  •  Gelda  •  Izraf  •  Mod  •  Orlondi  •  Ren
Kingdom of Camelot: Arthur Pendragon  •  Cath  •  Kay
Kingdom of Danafor: Cain Barzad  •  Liz  •  Wandle
Kingdom of Edinburgh: Doni
Assassin Knights of Malachia: Estaro  •  Jigumo  •  Torah
Ordan Children: Eric  •  Katts  •  Mera  •  Pelliot  •  Tanto  •  Thomas
Winged People: Ellatt  •  Solaad  •  Vaness  •  Zoria
Seven Disasters: Camila  •  Eastin Amabyllis  •  Lilia  •  Mono  •  Roxy  •  Shin  •  Valenty
Others: Aldrich  •  Alioni  •  Anna  •  Annie  •  Arbus  •  Carfen  •  Chaos  •  Dana  •  Daymond  •  Della  •  Edda  •  Elizabeth  •  Ellen  •  Haifan  •  Ibaya  •  Kilia  •  Lady of the Lake  •  Luigi  •  Mead  •  Merlin's Father  •  Nanashi  •  Northern Barbarian Chief  •  Raizer  •  Renee  •  Rosa  •  Rou  •  Selion  •  Sennett  •  Sol  •  Solaseed  •  Taizoo  •  Wild  •  Zalpa  •  Zeal  •  Zhivago
Creatures
Known Creatures: Aggressive Chimeras  •  Anaon  •  Beastmen  •  Black Hounds  •  Chicken-Matango  •  Chimera  •  Clay Dragons  •  Cliff Howlers  •  Dusk Bisons  •  Earth Crawlers  •  Fierce Dragons  •  Goat Demons  •  Great Kraken  •  Hide-and-Seek  •  Indura  •  Mutilator Rabbits  •  Screamers  •  Sky Manta  •  Sword Wolves  •  Trackens  •  Trolls  •  Tyrant Dragon
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.