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{{Infobox character
[[File:Sandworm4.png|thumb|Sandworm artwork from ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II|Sonic the Hedgehog 4]]''.]]
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|title = Sandworm
'''Sandworm''', or {{nihongo|'''Doughworm'''|ドワーム|Dowāmu}} is a large [[Badnik]] created by [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Eggman]]. Sandworms only appear in [[Oil Desert Zone]] in ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II]]''.
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|image = Sandworm_Sonic_4.png
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|caption = The Sandworm
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|first = ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II]]'' {{Only}}
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|games =
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|media = [[Archie Comics]]
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|realcreator =
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|artist =
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|creator = [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Eggman]]
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|nickname =
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|species = Robot
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|color scheme = Purple, yellow, gray, black
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|eye color = Black
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|alignment = Evil
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|affiliation =
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*[[Eggman Empire]]
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**[[Badnik]]s
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|likes =
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|dislikes =
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|skills =
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*Burrowing
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*Invulnerability
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}}
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{{Quote left|A newly developed large Centipede type [[Badnik]] designed for use in desert areas. You never know when they will suddenly emerge from quicksand, and be mindful of its robust body that is resistant to attacks.|Description, ''[[Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II]]'' Website}}
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{{nihongo|'''Sandworm'''<ref name="StH4Info">{{Cite web|url=http://www.sonicthehedgehog4.com/us/html/ep2-badniks.html |title= Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II official website |author=[[Sega]] |publisher=[[Sega]] |work=Badniks: Sandworm |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20130524063554/http://www.sonicthehedgehog4.com/us/html/ep2-badniks.html |archivedate=24 May 2019 |quote= }}</ref>|ドワーム<ref name="StH4site">{{Cite web|url=http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicTheHedgehog4/episodeII/mobile/character/index.html |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20170817200921/http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicTheHedgehog4/episodeII/mobile/character/index.html |title=Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II official website |author=[[Sega]] |publisher=[[Sega]] |work=Characters: Metal Sonic |accessdate=30 July 2015 |archivedate=17 August 2017 |language=Japanese }}</ref>|Dowāmu}} is an enemy that appears in the [[Sonic the Hedgehog series|''Sonic the Hedgehog'' series]]. It is a mass-produced, Centipede-based [[Badnik]] model created by [[Doctor Eggman|Dr. Eggman]] that roams [[Oil Desert Zone]].
   
==Description==
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==Appearance==
Its appearance is similar to a large centipede. It attacks by jumping out of the sand in the Oil Desert Zone. It has the same name as a [[Sandworm|previous robot]] and a similar color scheme to [[Caterkiller|another]]. Sandworms also have a more violent-looking appearance.
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The Sandworms are colossal, Centipede-based [[Badnik]]. They possess massive and long segmented bodies with several sets of clawed black and yellow feet. They each also have what appears to be a yellow pincher on the tip of their tails, and they hav yellow and black spikes running down their backs each. Lastly, they have black eyes, a yellow and black horn on each of their foreheads, and a large metallic gray jaw with serrated teeth.
   
===Sonic 4 Website info===
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==Overview==
:''A newly developed large Centipede type Badnik designed for use in desert areas. You never know when they will suddenly emerge from quicksand, and be mindful of its robust body that is resistant to attacks.''
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[[File:Dm2bfd1$wsi191wqm-121qsd.png|thumb|200px|left|Sandworms in ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II]]''.]]
==Archie comics==
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In ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II]]'', the Sandworms only appear in [[Oil Desert Zone]]. In gameplay, they can only be found in the quicksand sections, where they will come diving out of the quicksand to attack the playable characters when they approach. In addition, they are invulnerable to any of the player's attacks, making them indestructible.
Sandworms appear with a slightly different design, and the name '''Caterkiller '''in the [[In Another Time, In Another Place|Another Time, Another Place universe]]. Two Caterkillers appeared to attack and capture Tails and Shadow when they were competing in the Olympic games.
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==Powers and abilities==
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Being designed for desert areas, the Sandworms are able to burrow through sand and quicksand like it was water. In addition, they possess robust bodies that are resistant to attacks.<ref name="StH4Info" />
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==In other media==
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===Archie Comics===
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{{Main|Sandworm (Archie)}}
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[[File:SANDWORM.jpg|thumb|200px|The Sandworm, from [[Archie Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 278|''Sonic the Hedgehog'' #278]].]]
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The Sandworm appears in the ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie comic series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' comic series and its spin-offs published by [[Archie Comics]]. It is a [[Badnik Horde#Super Badnik|Super Badnik]] built to act as a [[Badnik Horde Commander]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Sandworm is the only badnik that appears in ''Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II'' to be an entirely different Badnik with the same name as a previous one.
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*Sandworm is the only Badnik that appears in ''Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II'' to be an entirely different Badnik with the same name as a previous one.
*Sandworm is also the only Badnik in ''Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II'' that is resistant to every type of attack. Therefore, it is impossible to tell if it contains an [[Animal friends|animal]].
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*Sandworm is the only Badnik in ''Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II'' that is resistant to every type of attack. Therefore, it is impossible to tell if it contains an [[Animals|animal]].
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*Sandworm's Japanese name likely comes from ''do'', meaning "soil", and the English word "worm".
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
{{Gallery start}}
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===Concept artwork===
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Sandworm.jpg|''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II|Sonic the Hedgehog 4]]''<br>(concept art)
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Sandworm4.png
Sandworm_Sonic_4.png|''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II|Sonic the Hedgehog 4]]''
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Sandworm.jpg
Dm2bfd1$wsi191wqm-121qsd.png|''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II|Sonic the Hedgehog 4]]''
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
{{Gallery end}}
 
   
{{DISPLAYTITLE:Sandworm (''Sonic the Hedgehog 4'')}}
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===Artwork===
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<gallery>
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Sandworm_Sonic_4.png
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</gallery>
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==See also==
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*[[Sandworm (disambiguation)]]
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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{{Sonic 4 Episode II info}}
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{{DISPLAYTITLE:Sandworm (''Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II'')}}
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[[Category:Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II enemies]]
 
[[Category:Badniks]]
 
[[Category:Badniks]]
[[Category:Sonic the Hedgehog 4 enemies]]
 

Latest revision as of 09:28, November 10, 2019

Quotation1 A newly developed large Centipede type Badnik designed for use in desert areas. You never know when they will suddenly emerge from quicksand, and be mindful of its robust body that is resistant to attacks. Quotation2
— Description, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II Website

Sandworm[1] (ドワーム[2] Dowāmu?) is an enemy that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is a mass-produced, Centipede-based Badnik model created by Dr. Eggman that roams Oil Desert Zone.

AppearanceEdit

The Sandworms are colossal, Centipede-based Badnik. They possess massive and long segmented bodies with several sets of clawed black and yellow feet. They each also have what appears to be a yellow pincher on the tip of their tails, and they hav yellow and black spikes running down their backs each. Lastly, they have black eyes, a yellow and black horn on each of their foreheads, and a large metallic gray jaw with serrated teeth.

OverviewEdit

Dm2bfd1$wsi191wqm-121qsd

Sandworms in Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II.

In Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II, the Sandworms only appear in Oil Desert Zone. In gameplay, they can only be found in the quicksand sections, where they will come diving out of the quicksand to attack the playable characters when they approach. In addition, they are invulnerable to any of the player's attacks, making them indestructible.

Powers and abilitiesEdit

Being designed for desert areas, the Sandworms are able to burrow through sand and quicksand like it was water. In addition, they possess robust bodies that are resistant to attacks.[1]

In other mediaEdit

Archie ComicsEdit

Main article: Sandworm (Archie)
SANDWORM

The Sandworm, from Sonic the Hedgehog #278.

The Sandworm appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. It is a Super Badnik built to act as a Badnik Horde Commander.

TriviaEdit

  • Sandworm is the only Badnik that appears in Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II to be an entirely different Badnik with the same name as a previous one.
  • Sandworm is the only Badnik in Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II that is resistant to every type of attack. Therefore, it is impossible to tell if it contains an animal.
  • Sandworm's Japanese name likely comes from do, meaning "soil", and the English word "worm".

GalleryEdit

Concept artworkEdit

ArtworkEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sega. Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II official website. Badniks: Sandworm. Sega. Archived from the original on 24 May 2019.
  2. Sega. Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II official website (Japanese). Characters: Metal Sonic. Sega. Archived from the original on 17 August 2017. Retrieved on 30 July 2015.

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