The Dark Maker turret is a weapon in Jak 3 used during the mission "Activate astro-viewer in Haven Forest". It is a turret used by the dark maker troopers in Southern Haven Forest.[a] Jak can take control of these devices by destroying the dark maker originally operating it. He can then use these to destroy dark maker spawn points which produce endless amounts of hornets.
Similar to the gunpod, it fires dual dark eco blasts non-stop until it overheats at which point it will stop firing, though the fire rate will already slow down noticeably by then. The heat meter is visible on inner ring of the firing reticule when operating the turret. On the outer ring it will display the health of the turret, which consists of sixteen segments. When reduced to zero the turret explodes, killing the user as well, though it will slowly regenerate these segments on its own.
The Dark Makers operating the turrets are hard to avoid, but can easily be killed with a single hit.