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Unleash your inner beast! Tear down the track, dealing shocking damage in adjacent lanes.

— Description, Sonic Forces: Speed Battle

The Feral Dash is an Item Box power-up that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a Boost Item used primarily to increase the user's speed.


The Feral Dash's icon takes the form of a purple-colored, comet-shaped aura with lightning bolt-like markings on the front and purple rings around its aura trail. In gameplay, this power-up becomes a purple-white aura around the user with a purple color trail released in their slipstream and white electrical surges around the user.


In gameplay, the Feral Dash can only be obtained at random from Item Boxes by the Werehog.

Once obtained, the player can utilize the Feral Dash by pressing its icon on the bottom of the HUD. When used, the Feral Dash will increase the speed of the user for a short amount of time. The Werehog will as well starting running on all fours when using this power-up. The duration of the Feral Dash is shown by the decreasing gauge on top of this power-up's icon on the bottom of the HUD whenever the Feral Dash is in effect. In addition, any rival character who makes contact with the user or runs close by on lanes adjacent to the user while the Feral Dash is in effect will take damage, causing them to lose Rings and slow down momentarily.

The Feral Dash can also be upgraded by leveling the user up to level 2, 8 and 14 respectively. For each upgrade, the Feral Dash will last longer.

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