Butterdroid  ( is an enemy that appears in the テフテフ  Tefu-Tefu ) ? . It is a mass-produced, butterfly-based Sonic the Hedgehog series Badnik model created by Dr. Eggman that can fly.
butterflies, Butterdroids have light-grey metallic armor with a pair of big yellow wings. They also have big, wide eyeballs and a small proboscis.
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Butterdroids first appeared in
and its add-on continuation, Sonic & Knuckles , where they can be encountered in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles Mushroom Hill Zone. They slowly fly around in groups of two or three, but will attempt to spiral into the playable characters when they get close. This makes the Butterdroids easy to defeat in most cases, but they usually appear near Sticky Vines that the player can get caught on, making them more of a threat. Regardless, Butterdroids are easily defeated with the Spin Jump.
Nintendo 3DS version of , the Butterdroids reappeared in Sonic Generations Mushroom Hill. In this game, their attack patterns remain the same as in the previous game. They can be easily defeated with a Spin Jump or the Homing Attack when they are aligned in chain formations so as to help the player reach higher areas.
Butterdroids never appeared in an issue of
. However, it did appear in the 1996 Sonic the Comic on at pin-up, along with Sonic Holiday Special EggRobo, Sonic and other Mushroom Hill Zone Badniks. Butterdroids bear an uncanny resemblance to the
Pata-Bata from . Sonic the Hedgehog CD The Butterdroid's Japanese name "Tefu-tefu" is a Japanese onomatopoeia for a fluttering noise.
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