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The Rhino Spike[1] is an enemy that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a robot deployed by the Guardian Units of Nations, and is a member of the Rhino series.


The Rhino Spike resembles a Rhino Jet, but it features large, white spikes on top of it.


A Rhino Spike in Aquatic Mine

In Sonic Adventure 2, the Rhino Spike usually patrols an area, but will rev up and ram toward the player should they approach. It can only be destroyed by a Somersault or Light Speed Attack from Sonic and Shadow, but a simple Punch or Kick will do for Knuckles or Rouge, respectively. Upon its destruction, it awards the player 100 points.

The Rhino Spike appears in the following stages:

Character Stage
Normal mode Hard mode
Sonic Green Forest N/A
Rouge Security Hall N/A
Knuckles Aquatic Mine Wild Canyon
Aquatic Mine
Shadow White Jungle N/A

In other media

Archie Comics

Main article: Rhino Spike (Archie)

In the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics, the Rhino Spike appeared as a robot utilized by the Guardian Units of the Nation in their war against the Eggman Empire's forces.


  1. Prima Development (20 June 2001). "Enemies" (in English). Sonic Adventure 2: Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Prima Games. p. 16. ISBN 978-0761536147.

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