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How's your running game? Each base will boost you closer to the home plate, reach the home plate in time to reach a bigger burst of speed!

— Description, Sonic Forces: Speed Battle

The Home Run 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 Home Run's icon takes the form of one of All-Star Amy's red and white sneakers setting off from a home plate. In gameplay, this power-up becomes a series of baseball bases that envelop the user in a red/blue aura when they pass over them.


Slugger Sonic using the Home Run, from Sonic Forces: Speed Battle.

In gameplay, the Home Run can only be obtained at random from Item Boxes by All-Star Amy and Slugger Sonic.

Once obtained, the player can utilize the Home Run by pressing its icon on the bottom of the HUD. When used, the Home Run will place four white baseball bases ahead of the user on different lanes in their numerical order (namely first first base, then second base, then third base and finally the home plate). When the user makes contact with one of these bases, they will receive a momentary boost in speed, much like when touching a Dash Pad. In addition, if the player is able to touch the home base, they will receive an extra long boost in speed.

The Home Run can also be upgraded by leveling the user up to level 2, 8 and 14 respectively. For each upgrade, the Home Run's speed boosts will last longer.

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