The Rapid Tails Attack (連続シッポ回転 Renzoku Shippo Kaiten?, lit. "Continuous Tail Rotation") is an upgraded version of the Tails Swipe, which can only be used by Miles "Tails" Prower when he has the Rhythm Badge. It has only appeared in Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut. This move is basically an undisrupted chain of Tail Swipes.


In order to use the Rapid Tails Attack, Tails must have obtained the Rhythm Badge. The mechanics behind the Rapid Tails Attack are identical to the Tail Swipe, where Tails will perform a 360° spin while lashing out with his twin tails to damage any nearby enemies. The key difference between this move and the normal Tail Swipe is that Tails performs a continuous, undisrupted chain of Tail Swipes by performing whirling motions on his hands and feet, similar to breakdancing, which results in him in sweeping across the ground, damaging anything he collides with. This counters the vulnerability left when using a single Tail Swipe.

To perform this move, the player must simply hold down the action button. As long as the action button is held, Tails will continue using the Rapid Tails Attack.


  • When performing the Rapid Tails Attack, it looks like Tails is breakdancing.
  • Despite being a mandatory upgrade for Tails, he is never required to use the Rapid Tails Attack to progress through the game, similar to Amy's Spin Hammer Attack.



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