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===''Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)''===
 
===''Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)''===
 
[[File:Yadorin.gif|left]]
 
[[File:Yadorin.gif|left]]
Spikes badniks first appear in the original 16-bit version of ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'', where it can be found only at [[Spring Yard Zone]]. It will usually be on platforms by giant maces without chains. These badniks can be a small threat, because some players will try to jump on it by its eyes. Spikes can only defeat with [[Spin Attack]].
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Spikes badniks first appear in the original 16-bit version of ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'', where it can be found only at [[Spring Yard Zone]]. It will usually be on platforms by giant maces without chains. These badniks can be a small threat, because some players will try to jump on it by its eyes. Spikes can only be defeated with [[Spin Attack]].
   
Spikes also appear in 8-bit version of ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)|the game with same name]]'', as this time it can be found at [[Bridge Zone]]. Spikes act like they did in 16-bit counterpart and again the best way to defeat them is to roll into it.
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Spikes also appear in 8-bit version of ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)|the game with same name]]'', and this time it can be found at [[Bridge Zone]]. Spikes act like they did in 16-bit counterpart and again the best way to defeat them is to roll into it.
   
 
===''Sonic Jump (2012)''===
 
===''Sonic Jump (2012)''===
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===Abilities===
 
===Abilities===
The badnik is really similar to [[Motobug]] when it comes to its pattern. Only difference is that Spikes has shell which is covered with spikes. Spikes on shell can injure the player if he attacks it from above.
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The badnik is similar to [[Motobug]] when it comes to its pattern. The only difference is that Spikes has a shell covered with spikes. The spikes can injure Sonic if he attacks it from above.
   
 
==Appearances in Other Media==
 
==Appearances in Other Media==
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==Merchandise==
 
==Merchandise==
The toy company [[TOMY]] has released Spikes action figurine during the release of ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]'' as it also includes a series of 21 Sonic figurines and these figurines came in packs of four under the ''Sonic & Knuckles'' label and were also released individually under a ''Sonic the Hedgehog'' label.
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The toy company [[TOMY]] has released a Spikes action figurine during the release of ''[[Sonic & Knuckles]]''. The series includes 21 Sonic figurines and these figurines came in packs of four under the ''Sonic & Knuckles'' label. They were also released individually under a ''Sonic the Hedgehog'' label.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Spikes' Japanese name, ''Yadrin'', is derived from the Japanese word for [[wikipedia:hermit crab|hermit crab]], ''Yadokari''.
 
*Spikes' Japanese name, ''Yadrin'', is derived from the Japanese word for [[wikipedia:hermit crab|hermit crab]], ''Yadokari''.
*Many magazine screenshots of pre-release version shows Spikes being a enemies in the [[Marble Zone]]. While also using the [[Debug Mode]] in the final version reveals that Spikes would originally appear in Marble Zone.
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*Many magazine screenshots of pre-release version shows Spikes being an enemy in the [[Marble Zone]]. Using the [[Debug Mode]] in the final version reveals that Spikes would originally appear in Marble Zone.
 
[[Category:Sonic the Comic characters]]
 
[[Category:Sonic the Comic characters]]
 
[[Category:Badniks]]
 
[[Category:Badniks]]

Revision as of 12:36, February 20, 2013

For the badnik in Sonic 4, see Spikes (Sonic 4). For the Wisp power in Sonic Colors, see Pink Spikes.

Template:Character Spikes, known in Japan as Yadrin (ヤドリン Yadorin?), are a crab-type badnik created by Doctor Robotnik, which make their first appearance in the original Sonic the Hedgehog.

Game Appearances

Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)

Yadorin

Spikes badniks first appear in the original 16-bit version of Sonic the Hedgehog, where it can be found only at Spring Yard Zone. It will usually be on platforms by giant maces without chains. These badniks can be a small threat, because some players will try to jump on it by its eyes. Spikes can only be defeated with a Spin Attack.

Spikes also appear in 8-bit version of the game with same name, and this time it can be found at Bridge Zone. Spikes act like they did in 16-bit counterpart and again the best way to defeat them is to roll into it.

Sonic Jump (2012)

Many years later Spikes make their reappearance in 2012 remake of Sonic Jump as it can be found at Jungle Zone. Spikes act like they did in their first appearance, moving back and forth on platforms, but can fall from the sky to the player's neck in several sections. Spikes can be easily defeated by doing Spin Jump under of them.

Description

Physical Appearance

Spikes resembles a hermit crab with two claws that help it crawl along the ground. Spikes has pink shell which has five spikes on it. It's mouth part is colored yellow which has two eyes balls which are connected to the body via cables. It has grey wheels, which make these badniks able to move.

Abilities

The badnik is similar to Motobug when it comes to its pattern. The only difference is that Spikes has a shell covered with spikes. The spikes can injure Sonic if he attacks it from above.

Appearances in Other Media

Sonic the Comic

Spikes can be seen several times as part of Dr. Robotnik's badnik army in the Fleetway's Sonic the Comic. Spikes can be seen along with other badniks in issue 1, issue 4, issue 12, issue 44. Spikes is featured in pin-up of the issue 76. In issue 256's story Master of All I Survey, Spikes can be seen along other badniks in fighting against Knuckles.

Merchandise

The toy company TOMY has released a Spikes action figurine during the release of Sonic & Knuckles. The series includes 21 Sonic figurines and these figurines came in packs of four under the Sonic & Knuckles label. They were also released individually under a Sonic the Hedgehog label.

Gallery

Artwork

Screenshots

Trivia

  • Spikes' Japanese name, Yadrin, is derived from the Japanese word for hermit crab, Yadokari.
  • Many magazine screenshots of pre-release version shows Spikes being an enemy in the Marble Zone. Using the Debug Mode in the final version reveals that Spikes would originally appear in Marble Zone.
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