Robbing Rings Decreasing momentum
Hazardous blocks with sharp hatchways.
Chopper Block ( ダメージブロック Damēji Burokku , lit. "Damage Block") ?   is a recurring obstacle in the  . Found in Sonic the Hedgehog series Special Stages or Bonus Stages, these hazardous blocks can snatch Rings from the player.
Chopper Blocks are booby-trapped blocks with either rectangular or round-shaped holes on the top. These holes have sharp hatchways which are constantly chopping the hole's hatch. When making contact with a Chopper Block, the player will be robbed of a certain amount of their
Rings in addition to another negative effect, which depends on the game.
Sonic the Hedgehog CD
Sonic falls down and loses Rings from Chopper Blocks in . Sonic the Hedgehog CD
, Chopper Blocks are found in every Sonic the Hedgehog CD Special Stage, appearing in rows on the terrains' roads. If Sonic passes through the Chopper Blocks, he comes to a complete stop and falls flat on his face in addition to losing Rings. The player can avoid these blocks by Spin Jumping over them.
A Chopper Block in a
Bonus Stage in . Knuckles' Chaotix
, Chopper Blocks are found in the Knuckles' Chaotix Bonus Stages, although they are referred to as Damage ( in Japanese material. ダメージ ) ? Here, Chopper Blocks fly randomly around and will reduce the player's time in the Bonus Stage in addition to subtracting ten  Rings from the player.
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*Scrapped information about
Sonic the Hedgehog CD. ^Wasn't mentioned in the Sega Mega-CD release of the game.
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