For other enemies with the same name, see Sandworm (disambiguation).
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Energy projection Burrowing
Sand Worm is an enemy that appears in  . It is a breed of giant Shadow the Hedgehog Black Arms worms.
The Sand Worms are large worm-like beings. They have solid dark brown skin with thorn on it, especially around their mouths. Instead of a face, they have a wide red mouth with six flaps around it.
The Sand Worm
Sand Worms burrow underground and attack from beneath, using smaller worms that home in on their prey. According to
Doom's Eye, the worms find their prey by detecting their target's vital signs. Like the Black Oaks, it takes from two to seven hits for their destruction depending on the weapon used to defeat them.
There are also worms unique to certain areas such as
Death Worms. It is fully invulnerable as its body can absorb attacks.
In other media
Kaizen Media Group (22 November 2005). "Enemies". . Prima Games. p. 90. Shadow the Hedgehog: Prima Official Game Guide ISBN 978-0761551959.
Doom's eye: The Worm's mucosal exterior is made to absorb all attacks.
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