This object exists primarily or exclusively within the Pre-Super Genesis Wave continuity.
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Cores are the concentrated spirit of people in the world that Dark Enerjak is able to remove from his victims that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog spin-off comic series, Sonic Universe published by Archie Comics.


Enerjak can then use those Cores to create Prelates, which have the physical likeness of the bodies the Core belonged to. The process of extracting the Core seems to be painless and relatively quick and after the extraction, the victim is more or less alive, but it's rather hard to tell, as said victims become limp, have their faces frozen with the expression they had during the extraction, and are silent. They can be revived once the Cores are returned to their original bodies.


  • A Core can be considered the equivalent to a soul.


  1. Creating slaves as his Prelate warriors