In gameplay, the Chao Ball Attack can only be used when Cream has Sonic the Hedgehog as her partner. When used, the move allows Cream to launch a long-ranged attack straight ahead of her, causing all enemies caught in its path to take damage. Unlike the Chao Attack however, the move sends Cheese on a predetermined path instead of homing onto a single nearby enemy. Also, when Cream is in Boost Mode, she can perform this attack without it interrupting her speed. To perform the Chao Ball Attack in gameplay, the player must press .