Climb (, also known as 壁登り Kabenobori ) ? Wall Climb (, カベ登り Kabe nobori ) ? Climbing and Climb Walls, is a common technique used in the . It first appeared in Sonic the Hedgehog series and is primarily by Sonic & Knuckles Knuckles the Echidna. When used, it allows the user to climb and scale vertical walls.
Typically, to perform a Climb, the user must first
Glide or jump towards a scalable wall. Once the user touches it, he/she will place their fists into the wall, making a stable bond and will begin to scale it.
Sonic & Knuckles
The technique was introduced in
. The technique allowed Knuckles to reach areas which were inaccessible to Sonic. It could be easily used in conjunction with the Glide technique, and at the time, Knuckles was the only user of Climb. When the player has glide to the wall, he/she can move by pressing up or down with D-pad and pressing jump button, the player normally jumps off the wall. Once the player has climbed to the top, he/she is able to move normally. During the game, there are some walls, where Knuckles is unable to climb on for unknown reason.
Sonic & Knuckles
Knuckles is able to climb faster on walls, when he has got all
Chaos Emeralds and transformed to Super Knuckles. Knuckles is able to climb on walls in locked-on versions of and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 .
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Climbing returned in
as an ability usable by both Knuckles and Vector. Although Knuckles' version of the climb functions the exact same way as it does in Knuckles' Chaotix Sonic & Knuckles, the player must hold the jump button down whilst climbing when playing as Vector.
, one of two playable characters Knuckles, is able to climb on walls with similar way to his previous appearances. The player is able to move Knuckles normally up or down and then jump off the wall to another. With climbing, the player is able to activate certain blue Sonic Blast buttons on walls, which Knuckles is only able to access by climbing.
, Knuckles could once again perform Climb, making it the first appearance in a 3D, free-roaming environment. At this stage, Knuckles was still the only character able to use Climb.
Sonic Adventure 2
, the technique was learned by Rouge the Bat, who could use it in treasure hunting stages in the same method as Knuckles. Tikal and Chaos could also use the same Climb technique in the multiplayer modes. While climbing, the user could use Sonic Adventure 2 Dig to find objects inside walls.
Sonic Advance series
series, Knuckles was once again the only character able to use Climb. It was used in much the same manner as in Sonic Advance Sonic & Knuckles.
Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)
, Knuckles and Rouge could again perform Climb. Climb was used in Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) in a very similar way as in the Sonic Adventure series, though much smoother, and also that neither Rouge nor Knuckles could Dig while climbing.
Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood
, Knuckles and Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood Shade could both perform Climb outside of battle. The Climb ability was marked by a ladder symbol and was needed to reach high and otherwise inaccessible areas.
Sonic and the Black Knight
, where it is called Sonic and the Black Knight Wall Climb, Sonic, Lancelot, Gawain and Percival can all perform this move, albeit only during the Missions in Adventure Mode. In this game, the users use their swords to scale walls.
When performing Wall Climb in gameplay, the player must press
to move up. To move to left or right, the player must press while tilting the control stick to the side he/she wants to head. Pressing the Z Button will make the playable character come to a stop. While in a neutral state when using Wall Climb, the playable character will automatically use Wall Slide.
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Duke, G.U.N communitcator)
Japanese Voice Actors
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Japanese Voice Actors
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