Setting traps on racetracks
An explosive device set on roads.
Mine is an obstacle that appears in the  . It is an explosive device that can be deployed on playing fields to serve as obstacles.
Sonic the Hedgehog series
The Mines design has varied over the course of the
Sonic series. However, they generally resemble metallic orbs with spikes on their surface.
In gameplay, whenever a playable character makes contact with a Mine, it will cause them to take damage and lose
Rings. Additional effects may also occur, depending on the game.
Sonic Drift series
The mine made its first appearance in
. In this game, the Mines resemble round and black metal balls with gray spikes on them and a blue stripe around their equator.
Dr. Robotnik has the ability to drop Mines on the race tracks while racing after collecting two Rings. Touching a Mine in this game makes the playable character come to a temporary stop and spin uncontrollably in addition to losing Rings.
Sonic Drift 2
, the Mines appear in greater quantity. In this game, they retain their design from Sonic Drift 2 , meaning they resemble black metal balls with gray spikes on them and a blue stripe around their equator.
Dr. Robotnik retains the ability to drop Mines on the race tracks while racing after collecting two Rings. Other racers can also drop Mines onto the race tracks if they obtain the Mine Item Box. Mines may also lie naturally along the race tracks of certain courses, such as Dark Valley 2, Death Egg, Emerald Hill 1 and 2, Hill Top 1, Milky Way, Mystic Cave, Quake Cave and Rainy Savanna. Touching a Mine in this game makes the playable character come to a temporary stop and spin uncontrollably in addition to losing Rings.
Nintendo DS version of , the Mines made a return appearance in the game's regular Acts. In this game, they resemble large and gray Sonic Colors iron balls.
In gameplay, Mines can be encountered during the underground sections with the
Yellow Drill on Planet Wisp. Also, in Versus Mode (the multiplayer mode of Sonic Colors), the player can drop Mines on top of opposing players with the Mine Item Box. Touching a Mine in this game causes the Mine to explode and damage the playable character.
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