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Weapons
Regular Ion Blaster (CI1)
Other Missile
Areas
Solar System EarthSpace Burger Store
Characters
Playable The Hero
NPCs Space Burger Clerk • Narrator
Waves
Enemies & Bosses
Enemies ChickenAsteroid
Bosses Big Chicken
Items
Powerups Gift
Food Drumstick
Other
Game Mechanics Cheats
Technical Ultra VGA EngineDebug Mode
DOS Version
Waves are segments in which the systems are divided. Each system has 10 waves, including a boss at the end. Below you can see every unique wave from Chicken Invaders and what each contain.

You can watch all waves and variants by clicking here.

Wave List

Image Description
CI1Wave1
Wave X1
Chicken Invasion

Five rows of eight Chickens appear.
CI1Wave1
Wave X2
One More Time

A repeat of the previous wave. Five rows of eight Chickens appear.
CI1Wave31
Wave X3 Variant 1
Meteor Shower

20 Asteroids come from the top-left part of the screen and fall to the bottom-right. In this variant, which happens every odd system, the asteroids are gray.
CI1Wave32
Wave X3 Variant 2
Meteor Shower

20 Asteroids come from the top-left part of the screen and fall to the bottom-right. In this variant, which happens every even system, the asteroids are red.
CI1Wave41
Wave X4 Variant 1
Earth's Defense

24 Chickens fly around Earth. Every system, one more spawns. In this variant, happening every odd system, the Chickens fly in a tight circle around the planet.
CI1Wave42
Wave X4 Variant 2
Earth's Defense

25 Chickens fly around Earth. Every system, one more spawns. In this variant, happening every even system, the Chickens fly semi-randomly around the screen, but never low enough to reach you, making them and their eggs much more difficult to avoid.
CI1Wave41
Wave X5 Variant 1
Earth's Defense (2nd time)

A repeat of Wave X4. 24 Chickens fly around Earth. Every system, one more spawns. In this variant, happening every odd system, the Chickens fly in a tight circle around the planet.
CI1Wave42
Wave X5 Variant 2
Earth's Defense (2nd time)

A repeat of Wave X4. 25 Chickens fly around Earth. Every system, one more spawns. In this variant, happening every even system, the Chickens fly semi-randomly around the screen, but never low enough to reach you, making them and their eggs much more difficult to avoid.
CI1Wave61
Wave X6 Variant 1
High-Speed Meteors!

30 Asteroids fall from the top of the screen, and you have to avoid or destroy them. In this variant, which happens every odd system, the asteroids are gray.
CI1Wave62
Wave X6 Variant 2
High-Speed Meteors!

30 Asteroids fall from the top of the screen, and you have to avoid or destroy them. In this variant, which happens every even system, the asteroids are red.>
CI1Wave7
Wave X7
Be Quick or Be Dead

Five Chickens fly around from left to right, each time coming closer to the bottom, and will eventually crash into you if you don't defeat them fast enough. More of them spawn every system.
CI1Wave8
Wave X8
Chicken Lineup

Lines of eight Chickens fly from the top of the screen downwards alternatingly to the left, then to the right. 6 lines of them spawn, with one more every system. They also fly faster every system. This wave is also notable in that it's the only one where a Missile won't kill all of the Chickens in the wave, since they don't spawn all at once.
CI1Wave91
Wave X9 Variant 1
Meteor Shower (2nd time)

20 asteroids fall from the top, left and right. In this variant, which happens every odd system, the asteroids are gray.
CI1Wave92
Wave X9 Variant 2
Meteor Shower (2nd time)

20 asteroids fall from the top, left and right. In this variant, which happens every even system, the asteroids are red.
CI1Wave10
Wave X0
Show'em who's boss!

A boss fight with a Big Chicken who flies around the screen and constantly drops eggs.

Trivia

  • The DOS version only had four waves. The first three were based on Wave 1 from the DX version, while the fourth wave is based on Wave 10. The game did not progress past that point.