Sandworm artwork from Sonic the Hedgehog 4.

Sandworms are badniks created by doctor Eggman. Sandworms appear only on Oil Desert Zone in Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II.

Its appearence is similar to a large centipete as it attacks by jumping out of the sand in the Oil Desert Zone. It has the same name as a previous robot and a similar color scheme to another. Sandworms also have a more violent-like appearance.

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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.



  • Sandworm is the second badnik that appears in Sonic 4: Episode II to be a different badnik with the same name as a previous one as the first was Spikes.
    • But, it has the same model and color type as the Sandworm from before.
  • Sandworm also is the only Badnik in Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II that is resistant to every type of attack.
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