Not to be confused with Spiker (Sonic the Hedgehog 3).
Appearances in other media
Red, light gray, yellow
Spiker  ( is an enemy that appears in the ツンツン  Tsun-tsun ) ? . It is a mass-produced Sonic the Hedgehog series Badnik model created by Dr. Eggman which can fire its spiky cone at foes.
The Spiker's main body appears to be a simple, red round ball which is almost identical looking in comparison to the
Gohlas'. The Spikers also have yellow spider-like leg walkers on the bottom of their body and they wear a headgear on their heads that is a large spiky cone. In , they have small antennae on their orb-shaped body and cyan colored eyes.
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)
The first appearance of this Badnik was in
, where it served as an enemy. This time around, this Badnik is referred to as Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit) Spiker  (. In this game, the player encounters them in the volcanic caverns of the ツンツン  Tsun-tsun ) ? Hill Top Zone.
In gameplay, these enemies are often found walking along the ground, although they can also be seen walking on the ceiling of the caves. Regardless of its location, its attack is the same - As the playable character approaches a Spiker, it fires its cone upwards if it is on the ground, or downward if it is on the ceiling. The cone is easy to dodge and once it has been fired, the Spiker will be mostly harmless and easily destroyed with basically any attack. Also, upon their destruction, they release an
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Two Spiker Badniks (right lower corner), from the
Wii U version of . Sonic Lost World
Wii U version and PC version of , Spikers appear as enemies. During the game, Sonic Lost World Dr. Eggman's Badniks, including the Spikers, got hijacked by the Deadly Six.
Sonic Lost World, the Spikers appear in the 2.5D sections of Tropical Coast Zone 4. In gameplay, they have the same attack pattern from but now they are able to fire their spiky cones much faster than in the previous game, which can be more tricky to bypass. The player can then simply destroy this Badnik after it loses its spiky cone. Also, upon their destruction, they release an Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit) Animal.
Powers and abilities
The Spikers' main weapon are the large spiky cones on top of their head. When an enemy is in close proximity, they can fire their spiky cones through mid-air at the opponent, both upward and downward. They are also excellent climbers, being able to hang effortlessly from the ceilings.
In other media
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Spiker is also seen in
story "Space-Hedgehog" as one of two Badniks with Sonic the Hedgehog Yearbook 1992 Rexon to threat Sonic the Hedgehog and is firing its cone directly at him. It is then seen holding the frozen Sonic out of a hole, but gets later destroyed by Sonic after getting free and using Spin Attack.
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