The Rotating Cannon is an enemy that appears in Serious Sam: The Second Encounter, Serious Sam: Xbox and Serious Sam HD.


The Rotating Cannon is a SBC Cannon attached to. Unlike it's cousin, the Static Cannon, the cannon attached to the Rotating Cannon will rotate 180 degrees on its base (not 360, as the NETRISCA description suggests). If it “sees” the player while it is spinning around, it will fire a fast cannonball at the player.

The Rotating Cannon only appears in Land of the Damned and The Grand Cathedral.

NETRISCA descriptionEdit

”Mental was amazed with the concept of your most powerful weapon and so tried to create something similar. Mental enhanced an ordinary medieval cannon with an auto-loading system, radar and ammunition replenisher, making it a pretty effective and dangerous stand-alone defense unit. The enhanced version of this device is placed on a rotating base which enables it a full 360 degrees attack.”


  • As with the Static Cannon, the RAPTOR Sniper Rifle will kill it in one hit if it is shot while zoomed. This is the anti-Rotating Cannon weapon, and should always be used against it whenever possible.
  • The Rotating Cannon should be a high-priority target as soon as it is spotted. Its cannonballs can easily kill the player, and their rotating makes it easier for them to detect and shoot at the player. The Rotating Cannon makes it harder to avoid other enemy projectiles, as the player needs to juggle avoiding the Rotating Cannon's “eyesight” and it's projectiles.
  • Rotating Cannons usually come in pairs of three, so the player should expect to fight more when they see a cannonball whizzing past them.
  • Some Rotating Cannons are on elevated locations, such as towers, so the player always needs to keep an eye out.


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