For the character in the
IDW Publishing comics, see Hoverby.
Hoverby Mk II
Appearances in other media
Pink, yellow, gray
Hoverby Mk II  ( is an enemy that appears in パタバタ Patabata  lit. “Pata-Bata” ) ? . It is a mass-produced, butterfly-based Knuckles' Chaotix Badnik model created by Dr. Robotnik.
The Hoverby Mk IIs are based on butterflies. They have pink metallic bodies with wide eyes, yellow feelers and proboscis, and twin gray rotary engines on the sides.
The Hoverby Mk IIs only appear in
Speed Slider. In gameplay, they usually stop at one place and then move to the alternate direction, repeating their flight pattern. They lack any actual weapons, rendering them mostly harmless. They can be destroyed by a single Spin Jump. Upon destroying a Hoverby Mk II, it will release a Dark Ring.
Powers and abilities
The Hoverby Mk IIs have the ability to fly.
In other media
A Hoverby Mk II, from
. Sonic Universe #72
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog Archie Comics, the Hoverby Mk II appeared in the "Spark of Life" arc. Having been left behind on Isolated Island by Dr. Eggman, they were reprogrammed by Dr. Ellidy to serve as his guards alongside other Badniks. This led to them being controlled by Phage in her attack on the island, but eventually being freed by Overclocked Nicole.
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog IDW Publishing, the Hovery Mk IIs are known as just Hoverbys. In this media, they are Badniks in service to the Eggman Empire.
Interestingly, this Badnik shares its Japanese name, Pata-Bata, with another Badnik, the Robot Butterfly. The Hoverby Mk II are likely related upgrade models, due to their similar features.
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