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Blue, yellow, grey
Robot Ant  ( is an enemy in the アントン  Anton ) ? . It is a mass-produced, ant-based Sonic the Hedgehog series Badnik model created by Dr. Eggman. Robot Ants are one of many variations of Badniks that just move around back and forth.
Robot Ants are based on a terrestrial ant. They possess blue robotic armor with an upstanding ant-like upper body and two thin arms. Their heads on the other hand are large with wide eyes, two yellow antennae, and gray mandibles. They are capable of moving around thanks to a single thick yellow wheel on their bottom and two small engines with exhaust pipes on the sides.
Sonic the Hedgehog CD
In their debut in
, this Sonic the Hedgehog CD Badnik appears as an enemy, and is referred to as Robot Ant  (. In this game the player encounters them in アントン  Anton ) ? Palmtree Panic.
In gameplay, the Robot Ants simply roll back and forth along the ground, never leaving the platform upon which they move. Otherwise, they can easily be avoided and destroyed. When they are seen broken down due to age in the Bad Future pf Palmtree Panic Zone or sometimes in the present, these Badniks move considerably slower and have a depressed look on their faces. Regardless, they can be easily defeated by using the
Spin Jump or Spin Attack. Also, like every Badnik in the game, the Robot Ants are powered by Little Planet flower seeds which will pop out of them when they are defeated.
Sonic Lost World
Wii U version and PC version of , Robot Ants appear in single-file groups of three in Sonic Lost World Desert Ruins Zone 3. In this game, Robot Ants are powered by Animals instead of Little Planet flowers. If the player targets a Robot Ant using the Homing Attack, it will grab Sonic and keep him on its back as it activates its self-destruct. The player has to use a Flying Kick to defeat a Robot Ant properly and release its Animal.
, and its expansion Sonic Mania , several Robot Ants make a cameo appearance in the trash heaps in Sonic Mania Plus Flying Battery Zone.
Powers and abilities
Robot Ants are able to self-detonate.
In other media
Sonic the Comic
The Robot Ant in
. Sonic the Comic
series published by Sonic the Comic Fleetway Editions, the Robot Ants are a part of Dr. Robotnik's Badnik army, although they only made a few appearances during the comic's run. Depending on the artist, the Robot Ants' design would differ between their appearances.
Three Antons, from
. Sonic the Hedgehog #290
and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog Archie Comics, Antons form part of Dr. Eggman's Badnik Horde. They accompanied Dr. Eggman to Palmtree Panic, but were defeated by Sonic.
An Anton, from
. Sonic the Hedgehog #5
and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog IDW Publishing, Antons form a part of Dr. Eggman's Badnik army. Their past is virtually identical to their game counterparts', up until after the events of . They were first seen attacking Sonic Forces Sonic and Espio on their way to Windmill Village.
↑ 1.0 1.1
The Robot Ant wanders left and right on its single wheel, scouting its territory for invaders! - Sonic the Hedgehog CD PC port help file.
↑ 2.0 2.1
( Sonic the Hedgehog CD Sega Mega-CD) Japanese instruction manual, pg. 30.
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