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The Dive Bat (ダイブバット Daibubatto?)[1] is an enemy that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a mass-produced, bat-based Badnik model serving Dr. Eggman and Dr. Eggman Nega.


Designed in the image of a real-world bat, the Dive Bats possess round and purple torsos, round a purple heads with cartoonish black eyes, white fangs and triangular ears on top of them. They also have a pair of red wings each with white stubby hooks on their joints and a gray cannon barrel on the bottom of their torsos.


In Sonic Rush Adventure, the Dive Bats appear as enemies. They are encountered in Coral Cave, Hidden Island 4, and Hidden Island 11. In gameplay, they attack the playable characters by diving at them.

Powers and abilities

In addition to being capable of flight, the Dive Bats each possess a cannon that can be used to propel fireballs at their enemies.


  1. (in Japanese) ソニックラッシュアドベンチャー最強攻略ガイド. Shogakukan. December 2007. p. 207. ISBN 4091063969.

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