Appearances in other media
Orange, black, grey
Spikebonker  ( is an enemy that appears in ガーディ  Gādi , lit. "Guardy") ? . It is a mass-produced Sonic & Knuckles Badnik model created by Dr. Robotnik.
Resembling cones, the Spikebonkers have an orange top cap with a black cylinder section below. Placed below their orange cap on their black underside are also two glaring eyes. On their bottom, they have a grey drill as well. They also carry an engine pack on their back and have a mace ball orbiting their lower section.
Sonic getting hit by Spikebonker's mace.
Spikebonkers appear only in
Death Egg Zone, where they hover slowly from side-to-side with their mace orbiting them. When the player approaches, the Spikebonkers attack by sending their mace flying towards the playable character in a linear line. However, the mace has a limited range and will return to its Spikebonker like a boomerang. The Spikebonkers will repeat this pattern until they are destroyed or the player gets far enough away.
With the right timing, the player can defeat a Spikebonker with a
Spin Jump. However, the player has to take notice of their mace's movements while attacking, as it can easily harm the player upon its return trip.
In other media
Sonic the Comic
Spikebonkers in the . Art by Sonic the Comic Richard Elson.
series published by Sonic the Comic Fleetway Editions, the Spikebonkers served as the Death Egg II's security system. Sonic battled them when he infiltrated the Death Egg.
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