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The Balloon is an object that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a type of RC Vehicle that can lift the user into the air.

Game appearances

Sonic Lost World

In the Wii U version, PC version and Nintendo 3DS version of Sonic Lost World, Balloon are small remote control vehicles created by Miles "Tails" Prower to aid Sonic throughout his journey. They assist the player by carrying Sonic through the air. Similar to the Hovercraft RC Vehicles, these RC Vehicles can be used to lift Sonic into the air while letting him avoiding enemies, bottomless pits, or other dangerous obstacles.

Like all other RC Vehicles, they come in five different varieties. The variants of Balloon RC Vehicles are mostly based on pastries and treats. The Materials needed to craft each one can be found below:

Image Type Materials needed Description
Balloon - Normal.png Normal Green Material x5 A normal orange, white, pink and yellow Balloon.
Balloon - Cupcake.png Cupcake Green Material x10
Blue Material x5
A blue, white, tan, purple and pink Balloon resembling cupcake.
Balloon - Shortcake.png Shortcake Yellow Material x15
Iron Material x5
A tan, white, red and blue Balloon resembling a shortcake.
Balloon - Ice Cream.png Ice Cream White Material x20
Black Material x10
A blue, pink, yellow and purple Balloon resembling ice cream.
Balloon - Gold.png Special Bronze Material x200
Silver Material x120
Gold Material x50
A yellow and gold-colored Balloon.

Sonic Runners

The RC Balloon in Sonic Runners.

In Sonic Runners, RC Balloons made an appearance as a normal Buddy that could be equipped to a runner for bonus effects. In this game, they gave the player a chance to automatically perform a big jump when using Jump Panels.




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