Appearances in other media
Green Wisps are subtle, yet pretty goofy. You never know when you might come across one, but keep an eye out for them when you’re flying. They give Sonic the power to hover. — Description of the Green Wisp, Sonic Colors 
Green Wisp ( is a creature that appears in the グリーンウィスプ Gurīn U~isupu ) ? . It is a type of Sonic the Hedgehog series Wisp that grants the Green Hover Color Power.
The appearance of the Green Wisps resembles a spaceship. They have round bodies with a small fin on top of their heads and one blue eye in the middle of their heads. Unlike most other Wisps, which have three tentacles, the Green Wisps have three sphere-like structures stemming from the bottom of their bodies.
The Green Wisps made their first appearance on both versions of
, though they only appear during cutscenes on the Sonic Colors Nintendo DS version. When their homeworld was moved to Earth by Dr. Eggman in order to create his interstellar amusement park, the Green Wisps and the rest of their race were threatened to be enslaved by Eggman, who wanted their Hyper-go-on to control the mind of everyone on Earth using a weapon. Fortunately, the Green Wisps and the rest of their race were all freed thanks to Sonic the Hedgehog. After Dr. Eggman's Incredible Interstellar Amusement Park imploded into a black hole, the Green Wisps worked together with the rest of their race to stop the black hole and succeeded, before returning their homeworlds to their original places in the universe.
In gameplay on the
Wii version of the game, the Green Wisps appear as Wisp Capsule power-ups that enable the Green Hover. The player encounters the Green Wisps in Starlight Carnival, Planet Wisp and Aquarium Park.
In the console/PC version of
, the Green Wisps made a small cameo during the ending credits.
Sonic Lost World
Wii U/ PC version of , the Green Wisps appear as Sonic Lost World Item Box power-ups that enables the Green Hover. They player encounters them exclusively in Lava Mountain.
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
, the Green Wisp makes an appearance during the Dream Event "Sonic's Figure Skating Spectacular". Here, a Green Wisp is one of the Wisps that the four participating characters free from a Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Wisp Capsule as the player(s) proceed down the event's course. When the player then has to defeat the Rotatatron, the Green Wisp will appear alongside several others Wisps and join up with the four characters to perform the Final Color Blaster, which deals the final blow on the Rotatatron..
, the Green Wisps returned as Sonic Forces Wisp Capsule power-ups for the Avatar's Hover Wispon, which is the only Wispon that will accept them. With the Green Wisp, the Hover Wispon is able to perform its special action for a limited time. The player encounters the Green Wisps in Spaceport, Prison Hall, Park Avenue, Aqua Road, Capital City, Guardian Rock and Imperial Tower.
Being Wisps, the Green Wisps are halcyon and social. Overall, they are peaceful, playful, non-hostile and friendly of nature, and enjoy spending most of their time playing with others. While they are not fighters, they are nonetheless brave and very helpful towards their friends and allies.
Green Wisps are a pretty goofy breed of Wisp with subtle manners. As such, they can appear unexpectedly at any time, though it is advised to keep an eye out for them when flying.
Powers and abilities
The Green Wisps are able to levitate in midair at will, which serves as their main method of transportation.
The Green Wisps are able to generate and store their own unique variant of a powerful energy known as
Hyper-go-on inside their own bodies, which is their life source. It is unclear to what extent they can use their own Hyper-go-on, through they have been shown being able to use it to revert Nega-Wisps back to normal, teleport objects and restrain black holes made of Hyper-go-on.
The Green Wisps are able to pass on a fraction of their Hyper-go by phasing into the recipient. When organic beings or robots receive their Hyper-go-on, they can transform into the
Green Hover which enables flight and the Ring Dash maneuver. Alternatively, the Green Wisps are able to manifest the Green Hover's power themselves without phasing into a recipient.
In other media
A Green Wisp in the Archie Comics.
The Green Wisps made an appearance in the
Archie Comics' adaption of Sonic Colors, in .
Sonic the Hedgehog #219
In the comics, some Green Wisps and a few other Wisps were chased by
Orbot, Cubot and a pack of Egg Pawns. Fortunately, Sonic arrived, and saved a Green Wisp amongst other Wisps from capture. Sonic then destroyed the Egg Pawns and send Orbot and Cubot running, though with some Green Wisps of their own. A Green Wisp then joined Sonic, Tails, Yacker and some other Wisps, as Sonic ventured out to save the Wisp race from Eggman.
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog IDW Publishing, the Green Wisps are aliens from Planet Wisp. Much like in the games, some of them have settled down on Sonic's world where they help out the planet's inhabitants from time to time.
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Roger Craig Smith ( | Sonic) Mike Pollock ( | Eggman) Kate Higgins ( | Tails) Travis Willingham** ( | Knuckles) Cindy Robinson** ( | Amy) Kirk Thornton** ( | Shadow) Wally Wingert ( | Cubot) Quinton Flynn** ( | Silver) Laura Bailey** ( | Blaze) Karen Strassman** ( | Rouge) Michelle Ruff** ( | Cream) Keith Silverstein** ( | Vector) Troy Baker** ( | Espio) Colleen O'Shaughnessey** ( | Charmy) Vic Mignogna** (
Japanese voice actors
Junichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Eggman) Ryo Hirohashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Canna** ( | Knuckles) Taeko Kawata** ( | Amy) Koji Yusa** ( | Shadow) Rumi Ochiai** ( | Rouge) Daisuke Ono** ( | Silver) Nao Takamori** ( | Blaze) Sayaka Aoki** ( | Cream) Kenta Miyake** ( | Vector) Yuuki Masuda** ( | Espio) Youko Teppozuka** ( | Charmy) Taiten Kusunoki** (
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English voice actors
Roger Craig Smith ( | Sonic) Mike Pollock ( | Eggman) Kate Higgins ( | Tails) Travis Willingham ( | Knuckles, Zavok) Cindy Robinson ( | Amy) Kirk Thornton ( | Orbot, Master Zik) Wally Wingert ( | Cubot) Liam O'Brien ( | Zazz) Patrick Seitz ( | Zomom) Stephanie Sheh ( | Zeena) Sam Riegel (
Japanese voice actors
Junichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Eggman) Ryo Hirohashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Canna ( | Knuckles) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Mitsuo Iwata ( | Orbot) Wataru Takagi ( | Cubot) Jōji Nakata ( | Zavok) Yutaka Aoyama ( | Zazz) Yumi Tōma ( | Zeena) Mugihito ( | Master Zik) Chafūrin ( | Zomom) Yūki Tai (
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Gimmicks and obstacles
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English voice actors
Roger Craig Smith ( | Sonic) Mike Pollock ( | Eggman) Liam O'Brien ( | Infinite) Colleen O'Shaughnessey ( | Tails, Charmy) Travis Willingham ( | Knuckles, Zavok) Cindy Robinson ( | Amy) Kirk Thornton ( | Shadow, Orbot) Karen Strassman ( | Rouge) Vic Mignogna ( | Omega) Quinton Flynn ( | Silver) Keith Silverstein ( | Vector) Matthew Mercer ( | Espio) Wally Wingert (
Japanese voice actors
Junichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Kotaro Nakamura ( | Eggman) Takashi Kondō ( | Infinite) Ryo Hirohashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Canna ( | Knuckles) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Kōji Yusa ( | Shadow) Rumi Ochiai ( | Rouge) Taiten Kusunoki ( | Omega) Daisuke Ono ( | Silver) Kenta Miyake ( | Vector) Yūki Masuda ( | Espio) Yōko Teppōzuka ( | Charmy) Jōji Nakata ( | Zavok) Mitsuo Iwata ( | Orbot) Wataru Takagi ( | Cubot) Fumihiko Tachiki (Narrator)
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