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It floats around, hurling its own bones at you.

— Description, Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia

The Kaizoku Skeleton[1] ( 海賊スケルトン[2] Kaizoku sukeruton?, lit. "Pirate Skeleton") is an enemy that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a mass-produced, pirate-based Badnik model serving Dr. Eggman and Eggman Nega.


The Kaizoku Skeleton model is a humanoid skeleton robot who possesses no legs. It has light blue eyes, wears a dark blue bandana on its head, and wears a blue vest with yellow trimmings that expose its ribcage. It also wears golden cuffs around its arms, with its hands having three fingers each, though the right one is grey while the left is white like the rest of its body.


In Sonic Rush Adventure, the Kaizoku Skeletons appear as enemies. They are encountered in Haunted Ship and on Hidden Island 15.

In gameplay, the Kaizoku Skeletons float around in midair like ghosts. However, they will resort to throwing bones at the playable character with their right hand when they apprpach them. Otherwise, they are easy taken out with any offensive move.

Powers and abilities

The Kaizoku Skeletons are able to float in midair and can generate an endless sypply of bones that they can throw as projectiles at their enemies.


  1. Flynn, Ian; Sega (8 December 2021). "Sonic Rush Adventure". Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia. Dark Horse Books. p. 187. ISBN 978-1506719276.
  2. (in Japanese) ソニックラッシュアドベンチャー最強攻略ガイド. Shogakukan. December 2007. p. 213. ISBN 4091063969.

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