This is a Skywalker Sound sound effect of a bullet ricochet whizzing. It's most often used to accent explosions (debris or fireballs launching out of an explosion, e.g.).

Used In

TV Shows

  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003) (heard thrice or 4 times in Chapter 25 as Anikan blows up the factory)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) (heard twice in "Downfall of a Droid", chorus variant)
  • Star Wars: Rebels (2014) (heard once, briefly as a TIE Fighter explodes in "Flight of the Defender")
  • Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (heard twice as part of an explosion sfx cluster in "Trenches of Hell")



  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) (heard twice in a role in one trailer and the SE trailer)
  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) (heard in a sfx cluster, once in one trailer and in the 2012 3D reissue trailer, for the same moment as heard in the film)

Other Media

  • WALL-E Soundtrack (2008) (heard at the end of Track 4 "The Spaceship", chorus variant)

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Audio Samples

Skywalker whistle explosion
Skywalker whistle explosion 2