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{{Infobox character
 
{{Infobox character
 
|title = Fireworm
 
|title = Fireworm
|image = [[File:120px-Fireworm art sk manual.png]]
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|image = [[File:120px-Fireworm art sk manual.png]]
|caption = Fireworm in ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''.
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|caption = A Fireworm in ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''.
 
|first = ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''
 
|first = ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''
 
|games =
 
|games =
 
*''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles]]''
 
*''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles]]''
 
*''[[Sonic Rivals]]'' {{C|collectible card}}
 
*''[[Sonic Rivals]]'' {{C|collectible card}}
|species = Robot
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|species = Robot
|color scheme = Blue, yellow, silver
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|color scheme = Blue, yellow, silver
|eye color = Black
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|eye color = Black
|creator = [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Robotnik]]
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|creator = [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Robotnik]]
|affiliation = [[Eggman Empire]]
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|affiliation = [[Eggman Empire]]
|alignment = Evil
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|alignment = Evil
|skills = *Flight
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|skills =
*Fire projection
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*Flight
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*Spike protrusion
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*Fire generation
 
}}
 
}}
{{Nihongo|'''Fireworm'''<ref>''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' ([[Sega Mega Drive]]) Japanese instruction manual pg. 32.</ref>|マンバー<ref>''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' ([[Sega Genesis]]) United States instruction manual pg. 20.</ref>|Manbā|lit. "Mamba"}} is an enemy that appears in ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''. It is a mass-produced, worm-like [[Badnik]] model created by [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Robotnik]].
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{{Nihongo|'''Fireworm'''<ref>''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' ([[Sega Mega Drive]]) Japanese instruction manual pg. 32.</ref>|マンバー<ref>''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' ([[Sega Genesis]]) United States instruction manual pg. 20.</ref>|Manbā|lit. "Mamba"}} is an enemy that appears in ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''. It is a mass-produced, worm-based [[Badnik]] model created by [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Robotnik]].
   
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
 
[[File:Fireworm.png|left]]
 
[[File:Fireworm.png|left]]
Despite the [[Badnik]]'s name, Fireworm resembles more [[Wikipedia:caterpillar|caterpillar]] than a [[Wikipedia:Worm|worm]]. It has five segments with pair of spikes placed on lower sides of each segment and hatches that split flames. The Badnik's head segment has pair of eyes and spikes placed both upper and lower side.
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Despite their name, Fireworms resemble more [[Wikipedia:caterpillar|caterpillars]] than [[Wikipedia:Worm|worms]]. The have five body segments, each with a pair of spikes on the lower sides and a hatch that spits flames on top. Their head segment has a pair of black eyes and four spikes around where their mouth would be.
   
 
==Game appearances==
 
==Game appearances==
 
===''Sonic & Knuckles''===
 
===''Sonic & Knuckles''===
In ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' and lock-on expansion ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles]]'', Fireworm is encountered in tunnel sections of [[Lava Reef Zone]]. Usually found either in singular or in groups, Fireworm bursts out of the tunnel wall and start floating back and forth, as turning left, it descends lower and turning back right, makes it rise higher. While doing this, its four segments fire small flames, which along with lower placed spikes, can damage the player.
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In ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' and its lock-on expansion ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles]]'', Fireworms are encountered in the tunnel sections of [[Lava Reef Zone]]. Usually found either by themselves or in groups, Fireworms will burst out of the walls and start floating back and forth, descending when turning left and ascending when turning right. While moving, their backs spew fire.
   
The player has to use a [[Spin Jump]] on its head segment to defeat the Badnik. However, Fireworm is one of Badnik models, that has the distinction to regenerate after being destroyed if the player wanders away and off-screen from its spawning point.
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Since the Fireworms' backflames and belly spikes will inflict damage on the player should they attack their bodies from above or below. the player must attack the Fireworms' head with a [[Spin Jump]] to defeat them. However, Fireworms are some of the few Badniks that will respawn after being destroyed if the player wanders far enough away for their spawning point to get off-screen.
   
 
===''Sonic Rivals''===
 
===''Sonic Rivals''===
In ''[[Sonic Rivals]]'', Fireworm appears as an collectible card.
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In ''[[Sonic Rivals]]'', the Fireworm appears as an collectible card.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 13:42, June 1, 2016

Fireworm[1] (マンバー[2] Manbā?, lit. "Mamba") is an enemy that appears in Sonic & Knuckles. It is a mass-produced, worm-based Badnik model created by Dr. Robotnik.

Appearance

Fireworm

Despite their name, Fireworms resemble more caterpillars than worms. The have five body segments, each with a pair of spikes on the lower sides and a hatch that spits flames on top. Their head segment has a pair of black eyes and four spikes around where their mouth would be.

Game appearances

Sonic & Knuckles

In Sonic & Knuckles and its lock-on expansion Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles, Fireworms are encountered in the tunnel sections of Lava Reef Zone. Usually found either by themselves or in groups, Fireworms will burst out of the walls and start floating back and forth, descending when turning left and ascending when turning right. While moving, their backs spew fire.

Since the Fireworms' backflames and belly spikes will inflict damage on the player should they attack their bodies from above or below. the player must attack the Fireworms' head with a Spin Jump to defeat them. However, Fireworms are some of the few Badniks that will respawn after being destroyed if the player wanders far enough away for their spawning point to get off-screen.

Sonic Rivals

In Sonic Rivals, the Fireworm appears as an collectible card.

See also

References

  1. Sonic & Knuckles (Sega Mega Drive) Japanese instruction manual pg. 32.
  2. Sonic & Knuckles (Sega Genesis) United States instruction manual pg. 20.

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