When performing this move, Sonic the Werehog charges at his enemies at full speed while in Unleashed Mode. He then focuses a small amount of energy into his claws and slashes with blue smoke-like energy. This will cause significant damage to his enemies.
To perform the Claw Charge in gameplay, the player must have Unleashed Mode active. To use it on the Wii version, the player has to press while dashing. To use it on the PlayStation 2 version, the player has to press / while dashing.