A few Djinn take forms unique to themselves. While these forms include balls of white light similar to the Hint Orb, most of them have in common a humanoid shape with pointy ears. Known unique Djinns include:
Lesser Djinn take on appearances identical to that of Djinn of the same type. While the designs of lesser Djinn are diverse, the most common lesser Djinn share an intricate colorful design painted with gold detail. Most lesser Djinn also have a five-sided gemstone located somewhere on their torso, which comes in a different color depending on the kind of Djinn.
Lesser Djinns are diverse in origin. Some appear to have been regular inhabitants, others were evil spirits sealed away long ago by King Solomon, and the rest were created by the Erazor Djinn from the words he carved out of the Arabian Nights. Known lesser Djinns include:
"Genie" is an anglicization of the Arabic word "djinni", the word for "one djinn," which can also be spelled as "jinni" and "jinn." The Babylonians from the Sonic Riders series are also referred to as genies.
↑Sonic Team (2 March 2007). Sonic and the Secret Rings. Wii. Sega. Area/Level: Dinosaur Jungle. "Shahra: This must be what has driven the spirits mad, I think. It is only recently that they have been behaving this way."
↑Sonic Team (2 March 2007). Sonic and the Secret Rings. Wii. Sega. Area/Level: Evil Foundry. "Shahra: King Solomon is the one who sealed away the evil spirits long ago."
↑Sonic Team (2 March 2007). Sonic and the Secret Rings. Wii. Sega. Area/Level: Evil Foundry. "King Solomon: However, by carving up the words that make up our world, new spirits have also appeared."