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Heart bombs[1] are objects that appear in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. They are small, tech-styled bombs used by Rouge the Bat that can used to blow up surrounding enemies and obstacles such as walls, ice and glass.

Game appearances

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)

In Sonic the Hedgehog (2006), Rouge can use the bombs offensively, either in close-range to long-range combat. While up against enemies, Rouge can throw one bomb or multiple bombs in a row. The bombs will detonate on impact; if they do not hit an object or enemy, they will detonate seconds after. Rouge can also use the Bomb Snipe, which is a first-person view of Rouge letting the player target with better accuracy.

Sonic Generations

In the console/PC version of Sonic Generations, the heart bombs reappear in the Rouge: The Bombardier Challenge Act. Instead of using them to destroy obstacles, Rouge throws them in Classic Sonic's path as obstacles in order to deal damage to him.





  1. In-game file, "09_heart_bomb.aif"

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