Offense Slipping through narrow spaces
An offensive somersault that damages the surroundings.
Somersault ( is a technique in the サマーソルト Samāsoruto ) ? which was first introduced in Sonic the Hedgehog series . When performing this move, the user attacking while performing a somersault.
Sonic Adventure 2
While standing still or moving at high speed, by pressing the action button, the user can perform the Somersault by flipping their body, and then proceed to attack with their legs.
Sonic Adventure 2, this move can be upgraded with the Flame Ring, becoming the Fire Somersault.
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic destroying a crater with the Somersault in
Sonic Adventure 2.
The Somersault's first appearance was in
, where it is only usable by Sonic, Shadow, Amy and Metal Sonic. It is an ideal move for close combat. If timed correctly, the Somersault can be used in combo attacks. It is not as fast as the Sonic Adventure 2 Spin Dash, however.
Beside offensive maneuvers, the Somersault can also be used to slide underneath hazards, into small openings in walls, climb steep hills, break
Wooden Containers and so forth. If Sonic and Shadow receive the Flame Ring Level Up Item, they can perform a stronger version of the Somersault known as the Fire Somersault.
The Somersault move would later appear in the
Sonic Adventure 2 remake, .
Sonic Adventure 2: Battle
the Somersault comes in three steps and is only used by Sonic. While moving forward and pressing Sonic Advance , Sonic goes into a grounded Spin Attack, which can damage obstacles. Pressing a second time during the roll makes Sonic perform a normal somersault, and pressing a third time makes Sonic perform the Skid Attack. However, if the player presses while in the somersault, Sonic will do a backflip.
Sonic using the somersault move on a
Somersault Kick is a move that appeared in the Nintendo 3DS version of as one of the moves Sonic can use due to the Sonic Lost World Parkour system. With this move, Sonic can launch an enemy-stunning wave with a midair Somersault. Basically, the Somersault is one of Sonic's three attack methods in the game, the other being the Focused Homing Attack and the Spin Dash.
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