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This move exists primarily or exclusively within the Post-Super Genesis Wave continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.
For the version of this move before the Super Genesis Wave, see Chaos Spear (Pre-Super Genesis Wave).

The Chaos Spear is a Chaos Power that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by the Archie Comics. It is one of Shadow the Hedgehog's signature techniques. When performing this technique, Shadow channels a bolt made of Chaos energy.


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Shadow throwing a Chaos Spear as an arrow, from Sonic Universe #88.

Chaos Spear is a technique where Shadow charges raw Chaos energy as a form of electricity into a yellow-green energy construct shaped like a spear, complete with an arrowhead, and then throws it as an energy bolt. Once manifested, the Chaos Spears are substantial enough to be physically grabbed. The damage that the Chaos Spear deals to the target may vary between physical harm, or movement immobilization.[1]

Firing the Chaos Spears is done in two primary ways. The first method includes Shadow just swinging his hands forward to fire them as arrows.[2] The second method includes Shadow grabbing and then throwing them manually like actual spears.[3] When deployed in the latter manner, Shadow can also wield the Chaos Spears like weapons in close-combat.[4]

See also


  1. Sonic Universe #88, "Shattered Part Two: Lies & Half-Truths"
  2. Sonic Universe #60, "Shadow Fall Part Two: A Shadow in the Dark"
  3. Sonic Universe #68, "Total Eclipse Part Two: Tipping Point"
  4. Sonic Universe #61, "Shadow Fall Part Three: A Matter of Trust"

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