|"You imagine you're firing. If you concentrate a little bit, it fires."|
–Odd explaining how the arrows work to Yumi in A Fine Mess.
Unlike Ulrich, Yumi, and William, all of whom have weapons while on Lyoko, Odd fights using Laser Arrows, which are small projectiles he fires directly from the gloves of his avatar. Designed for long-range combat, Odd fires Laser Arrows out of the tops of his wrists, and usually holds his arm outstretched while doing so.
Despite their convenience, speed and range, Odd's Laser Arrows are arguably the weakest weapon among those possessed by the Lyoko Warriors, often requiring three or more direct hits to destroy Monsters. In addition, Odd may run out of ammunition while on Lyoko, requiring someone at the interface in the lab to reload his gloves using a special program. Starting in the first season, Odd only had 10 arrows per reload - but later Jeremie could reload him up to 20 arrow. In the second season, Jeremie upgraded the reload program even more to reload him with 10,000 arrows at a time.
Throughout the first season, Odd can only fire Laser Arrows using his right hand (the exception to this being the first episode of the series, Teddygozilla, which contains a large amount of anachronistic information). In Season 2, he acquires the ability to fire from both wrists, increasing his firing rate and versatility.
During the episode Franz Hopper, Odd's Laser Arrows are temporarily upgraded so that they hone in on enemies and strike multiple targets. However, these upgrade are lost later in the episode.
Programs may be loaded into Odd's Laser Arrows, as shown in Marabounta.
In Code Lyoko Evolution, Odd can fire barrages of three or six them at once at high speeds via his new gloves.
Whenever Odd fires a Laser Arrow, a small blue flash emits from the place the projectiles are fired from. However, the appearance of the Laser Arrows themselves change significantly throughout the course of the original series.
In Teddygozilla, Odd's Laser Arrows are miniature black arrows, complete with shafts and fletchings. However, for the rest of season one, Laser Arrows resemble arrowheads or spearheads and are a metallic gold color.
In the second season, the shape of the Laser Arrows remains the same, but their color changes from gold to silver. In the third season, their color changes again, this time to a metallic grey or gunmetal color, and remains this way for the rest of the series.
In Code Lyoko Evolution, the Laser Arrows' appearance changes yet again. In this series, the projectiles are triangular, made of blue energy, and are followed by a short yellow tail when fired. Also, in Evolution, Odd's Laser Arrows are fired from his knuckles as opposed to his wrists, and unlike the original series, Odd's gloves have visible holes through which the Laser Arrows are discharged.
Appearances in other Media
- Throughout the series, Odd is shown occasionally cocking his gloves before firing. Since he cannot reload Laser Arrows by himself, it is unknown why he does this or what it accomplishes.
- In Holiday in the Fog, Odd referred to the act of firing Laser Arrows as a "Laser Flash". This is likely a mistranslation of the French name of the weapon, "flèche laser," with the word for "arrow" ("flèche") being mistranslated as "flash" due to its similar sound.