Scale ( is a move used by スケール Sukēru ) ? Sonic the Hedgehog that, when activated, shrinks Sonic's size and allows him to perform mid-air jumps without limit. It has only appeared in as one of Sonic's Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) Custom Actions. It can only be used after Sonic obtains the Purple Gem.
In order to use Scale, Sonic must possess the
Purple Gem Level Up Item. Once obtained, the player has to select the Purple Gem with the directional pad and activate it by holding / .
When using Scale, Sonic shrinks down to a fraction of his size and remains in size for as long as the activation button is held down. In this state, Sonic runs automatically, similar to
Auto Running, but his speed and jumps are increased proportionally to his size, allowing him to cross the same distances in the same time and reach the same heights when jumping as he could in his regular size. If the player wants to stop Sonic from running, they have to briefly push the control stick in the opposite direction.
The main effect of Scale is that it allows Sonic to perform infinite jumps in midair. Once Sonic jumps into the air, he can jump again (by pressing the jump button while in the jump) and again, allowing the player to make a chain of jumps for as long as desired. For each well-timed jump, it will cause Sonic to go higher and higher into the air.
Though Scale is a great way to exploring the stages in the game, it is also one of the game's most "broken" features, as it allows the player to easily get past the game's boundaries (such as leaving the stage's field), and prevent shifts with other characters during gameplay.
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Jason Griffith ( | Sonic, Shadow the Hedgehog) Pete Capella ( | Silver the Hedgehog) Lacey Chabert ( | Princess Elise) Mike Pollock ( | Dr. Eggman, Narrator) Amy Palant | ( | Tails, Ladies-in-waiting) Lisa Ortiz ( | Amy, Ladies-in-waiting) Bella Hudson ( | Blaze) Dan Green ( | Knuckles, Mephiles, Solaris Project scientists) Kathleen Delaney ( | Rouge) Maddie Blaustein ( | Omega) David Wills (
Duke, G.U.N communitcator)
Japanese voice actors
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Kōji Yusa ( | Shadow) Daisuke Ono ( | Silver) Maaya Sakamoto ( | Princess Elise) Chikao Ōtsuka ( Dr. Eggman) Kenji Utsumi (Narrator, | Duke) Ryō Hirohashi ( | Tails) Hikari Yono ( | Ladies-in-waiting) Nao Takamori ( | Blaze) Nobutoshi Canna ( | Knuckles) Takayuki Sakazume ( | Mephiles) Keiji Okuda (Solaris Project scientist, | G.U.N. communicator) Yoshikazu Kozuma (Solaris Project scientist) | Rumi Ochiai ( | Rouge) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Taiten Kusunoki (
All Hail Shadow | Dreams of an Absolution | His World | My Destiny | Solaris Phase 1 | Sweet Dreams AKON Mix
| Sonic the Hedgehog Original Soundtrack
Sonic the Hedgehog Vocal Traxx: Several Wills
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