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This object exists primarily or exclusively within the Sonic Boom continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.

The Beam Swing is a gimmick that appears in the Sonic Boom series. It is a simple pink beam that Amy Rose can use to traverse the environment.

Description

The Beam Swing is basically a pink beam which varies in appearance: in some cases, it looks like a thin round pole. In others, it is more rectangular in shape, resembling a Balance Beam. It is either sticking out as a lone pole from a wall or a scaffold. What makes it distinguishable from the Balance Beam is that it is always perpendicular to Amy when she looks forward on the paths. In rare cases though, they are completely identical to Balance Beams in appearance.

Overview

Amy using a Beam Swing.

In Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, the Beam Swing serves as a way for the player to traverse the environments in the levels using Amy's specific character abilities. When Amy touches a Beam Swing, she will hook onto it with the edge of her hammer's head and swing around it until she lets go of the Beam Swing, which will send her flying forward and upward through the air, releasing her hammer and grabbing it again on the way down as she lands. In gameplay, this allows the player to make significantly long jumps and cross gaps that would be too wide to cross otherwise.

To use a Beam Swing in gameplay, the player just has to touch it with Amy to make her start swinging. Then, to make her ump off the Beam Swing, the player has to press DSB.png. However, if the player dismounts the Beam Swing at the wrong time (which depends on the player's intentions), Amy will be launched in the wrong direction.

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