For the game mechanic in Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom, see Banking (Sonic Boom).
Blaze banking Rings in . Sonic Dash
Banking is a recurring game mechanic in the  . It allows players to save Sonic the Hedgehog series Rings during gameplay.
Banking refers to the mechanic wherein the player saves the
Rings they have collected during gameplay, like when playing through a level. The Rings will subsequently be stored separately on a different account from their Ring count for later use in order to purchase various goodies. This typically occurs automatically when the playable characters reach a certain point in gameplay. As the Rings are banked, the player can seen how many Rings they have currently stored on the HUD.
While banking prevents the player's Ring savings from being lost when taking damage, the process renders the player ringless, leaving them vulnerable to harm.
The bank in
. Sonic Shuffle
, before moving onto the next stage, Sonic Shuffle Lumina will deposit all collected Rings into a still bank in the shape of Sonic.
Sonic Jump (2012)
2012 remake of , the player can bank Rings by touching Ring banks, which resemble stereotypical gray safes. These safes appear occasionally throughout the game's different Acts.
The banking points in
. Sonic Dash
, the player will bank their Sonic Dash Rings when they are launched off from a Spring, regardless of where it leads. When this occurs in newer updates, it resembles the Trick Action technique. Each time the player banks their Rings, their Ring count is multiplied by an increasing number, starting with a times one multiplier.
Sonic Runners series
Banking occurring in
. Sonic Runners
, banking occurs whenever the player runs past a Sonic Runners Star Post which exist throughout all the game's stages. After fighting Eggman, a Star Post will also appear.
When running with the RC Tornado 2, the player will earn extra
Rings alongside the Rings they have already collected when they are banking.
Sonic Runners Adventure
, the banking mechanic occurs whenever the player runs past a Sonic Runners Adventure Star Post in the levels.
In other media
The Banking game mechanic also appears in
from the Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom franchise.
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