According to its profile, the Powerful Gear is a heavy Extreme Gear that works well on even the roughest of roads. It can be unlocked in the game by first collecting the Powerful Gear Repair Manual in Mission 5 for Sega Carnival and the broken Powerful Gear by completing Mission 5 for the Egg Factory in Mission Mode, and then collecting ten green junk, twenty yellow junk, ten red junk, forty blue junk and ten purple junk to repair it.
In terms of shape and forms, the Powerful Gear is very similar to the Power Gear. It mostly resembles a basic silver board, with silver accents and metal blue outlines on the sides.
Abilities and traits
As a Board-type Extreme Gear in Sonic Riders, the Power Gear is well-balanced in its attributes with average statistics, an average rate of fuel-consumption and is suited for general riding.
The Powerful Gear possesses no special abilities of its own, but it has one of the highest Power stats of all the Extreme Gear in Sonic Riders. This grants the Powerful Gear maximum endurance, allowing the user to travel uphill and over rough terrains and inclines, without the rider losing any speed at all.