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Jellygnite,  or  Jellies, is an enemy in the  . It is a mass-produced, jellyfish-based Sonic the Hedgehog series Badnik created by Dr. Eggman.
Jellygnites are based on
jellyfish; their main body is a metallic cap with a pair of eyes and three tentacles sprouting from their bottom. Each tentacle consists of four ball segments.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2013)
2013 re-release of , the Jellygnites appear as enemies. In this game, they are only found floating around in the underwater sections of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Hidden Palace Zone.
Similar to the
Grabbers, the Jellygnites have more realistic movements. If a character gets caught in their long arms, it will electrify them and blow themselves up a short while afterward (without releasing an Animal) to damage the player. Like the Grabbers, the player can escape the Jellygnites' grasp by tapping left and right repeatedly. To destroy a Jellygnite, the player has to hit it from above to avoid being grabbed.
, and its expansion Sonic Mania , the Jellygnites reappear as enemies. In terms of design, they look much like how they did in their Sonic Mania Plus debut, except their spots are now yellow. In these games, they appear underwater in both Acts of Hydrocity Zone.
In gameplay, the Jellygnites behave just like in their debut game: they swim up and down, and will catch those who get near them before trying to self-destruct. Also, upon destroying a Jellygnite, it will release an
Powers and abilities
The Jellygnites have an ability to swim. When they manage to catch their prey in their tentacles, they are able to self-destruct to inflict damage to their captive.
Being the only new
Badnik to be featured in the 2013 re-release of Sonic 2, Jellygnites do not appear in any known prototype versions of the game and were likely an original concept for the Zone's official re-creation.  Jellygnite's name may be a pun on "jellyfish" and "gelignite", a type of gelatin-like explosive.
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