Appearances in other media
Purple, gray, black, yellow
Boa-Boa  (, also spelled ボアボア  Boa-Boa ) ? Boa Boa or  BoaBoa, is an enemy that appears in the  . It is a mass-produced, worm-based robot created by Sonic the Hedgehog series Dr. Eggman.
Worms, Boa-Boas are successors to the Caterkiller. They have purple and gray armor and a body consisting of nine segments, with the head on one end and a small tail on the other. Except for their head, all the Boa-Boas' body segments have hatches on both lateral sides that spit out flames.
Boa-Boa floating above
Sonic and Tails in Windy Valley.
and Sonic Adventure , the Boa-Boas appear in the following Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut Action Stages for each character:
In gameplay, Boa-Boas constantly glide gracefully through the air, spouting puffs of flame from their sides. In Sonic's chase, the player can attack a Boa-Boa from above or below using the
Homing Attack when it is not spitting flames (doing so will damage Sonic). Hitting any segment on a Boa-Boa will blow the entire robot up. When playing as E-102 Gamma, the player can take advantage of the Boa-Boas; for each body segment the player locks onto and hits, they are granted a Time Bonus.
The Boa-Boa's card in
. Sonic Rivals
, the Boa-Boa appears as a collectible card.
In other media
Books and comics
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog IDW Publishing, the Boa-Boas are Badniks created by Dr. Eggman. Their past is virtually identical to their game counterparts', up until after the events of .
The Boa-Boas' name may be allusion to
boas, a family of non-venomous, constricting snakes. The appearance of the Boa-Boas seem to be mix of the Catakiller, Jr. and Fireworm.
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Level Up Items Ancient Light | Crystal Ring | Fighting Gloves | Jet Anklet | Jet Booster | Laser Blaster | Life Belt | Light Speed Shoes | Long Hammer | Lure | Power Rod | Rhythm Badge | Shovel Claw | Warrior Feather
English voice actors
Ryan Drummond ( | Sonic) Corey Bringas ( | Tails) Michael McGaharn ( | Knuckles) Deem Bristow ( | Eggman) Jennifer Douillard ( | Amy) Jon St. John ( | Big) Elara Distler ( | Tikal, Station Square train announcer, default menu voice) Steve Broadie ( | Gamma, Pachacamac, Mystic Ruins train announcer) Tomoko Sasaki (
Japanese voice actors
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Kazuki Hayashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Canna ( | Knuckles) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Eggman) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Shun Yashiro ( | Big) Kaori Asoh ( | Tikal) Jōji Nakata ( | Gamma) Tōru Ōkawa ( | Pachacamac) Kaho Kōda ( | Station Square train announcer) Nobutoshi Canna ( | Mystic Ruins train announcer) Elara Distler (default menu voice) | Tomoko Sasaki (
" Believe In Myself" | " It Doesn't Matter" | " Lazy Days (Livin' in Paradise)" | " My Sweet Passion" | " Open Your Heart" | " Unknown from M.E."
| Passion & Pride: Anthems with Attitude from the Sonic Adventure Era | Sonic Adventure: Songs With Attitude Vocal Mini-Album | SONIC ADVENTURE OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK VINYL EDITION | Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition | Sonic Adventure Original Sound Track (Digi-Log Conversation)
Sonic Adventure Remix
777 Slots Pinball | Altar of Emerald | Angel Island | Auto Running | Black Market | Card & Pinball | * | Chao Adventure Chao Garden ( Station Square Garden, Mystic Ruins Garden, Egg Carrier Island) | Chao Race | Chao Stadium | | Chao in Space Chao Machine | Chao Search* | Corkscrew | Debug Mode | E-100 Series | Eggmobile | Egg Carrier | Egg Carrier 2 | Emerald Radar | Freeze | Game Over | Life | Life gauge | Loop | Master Emerald | Mission Mode**^ | Mystic Ruins | Shrine of Knuckles's race | | Sonic Adventure (LCD) | Sonic Adventure: Navigation Guide Station Square | Tails's Work Shop | Tornado | Tornado 2 | Transporter Machine | Water
*Appears in only the original
**Appears in only
Sonic Adventure DX ^Appears in only the DLC of the Sonic Adventure DX 2010 remaster