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Cream the Rabbit, Sonic Rush[1]
Cream the Rabbit
Cream(Modern)
Cream the Rabbit
Appearances
First appearance
Game
appearances
Appearances
in other media
Real-world designer(s)
Creator
(real-world)

Sonic Team

Voice actor(s)
English
voice actor(s)
Japanese
voice actor(s)

Sayaka Aoki

Other language
voice actor(s)
Biographical overview
Age

6[2]

Also known as
  • Creamy
  • Cute rabbit (by Big)
Family

Vanilla the Rabbit (mother)

Physical description
Species

Rabbit

Gender

Female

Height

70 cm (2' 3")[2]

Weight

12 kg (26.4 lb)[2]

Fur

Princeton orange, cream, white

Skin

Peach

Eyes

Cinnamon-brown

Attire
  • White gloves with golden buckle
  • Vermilion dress with white collar
  • Cobalt duel-flap tie
  • Vermilion and yellow shoes
  • White socks
Alignment and character traits
Alignment

Good

Affiliation

Team Rose

Favorite Food

Ice cream

Likes
  • Her Chao friends Cheese and Chocola
  • TV
  • Helping people
  • Her friends
  • Drawing
  • Picking flowers
  • Playing make-believe
  • Vanilla
  • Adventures
Dislikes
Skills, abilities and powers
Skills
Moves and techniques
Ability type

Flight

Cream the Rabbit (クリーム・ザ・ラビット Kurīmu za Rabitto?) is a fictional character from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. She is an anthropomorphic six-year-old rabbit and the daughter of Vanilla the Rabbit. She is a friend of the Chao,[3] especially to her dear Chao friend Cheese, who she takes with her everywhere. Following a chance encounter with Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends, Cream began joining them on many of their adventures. She is able to achieve flight by flapping her large ears like wings.

Cream is very polite, well-mannered and pure, though she can be childish and naïve. She is full of curiosity and tries her best in everything she does. Though young, she is not afraid to stand up for herself and will always be there to help out her friends. Just as Tails is the sidekick of Sonic, Cream serves the same purpose for Amy Rose and Blaze the Cat.

Concept and Creation

Like Sonic and Silver, Cream was originally supposed to be a different kind of animal: she was supposed to be a fox who looked very similar to Tails but in pigtails and the second design she appeared to be a squirrel with many tails.[4] Her name is a pun of the foods "vanilla cream," and "cream cheese" which underlines her relationships with Cheese and Vanilla the Rabbit.[5]

Cream was specifically created by Sonic Team for Sonic Heroes to fill out the role as the Fly Type character for Team Rose. However, the team decided to already introduce Cream in Sonic Advance 2 to make her more familiar to players and make Sonic Advance 2 feel fresher in comparison to Sonic Advance. For offensive maneuvers, Cream was given the Chao Attack to attack enemies because if she was to attack enemies herself it would damage her image as a sweet girl.[5]

History

Early Life

The majority of Cream's past is unknown. Growing up, Cream was raised by her mother, Vanilla, and was brought up like a princess under her mother's kind, but strict discipline.[2][6][3] This parenting is what gave Cream her polite manners, but also her childishness. At some point, she met Cheese and the two of them became inseparable friends, with Cream taking Cheese with her wherever she would go.[7]

Sonic Advance 2

In Sonic Advance 2, Cream and Cheese were kidnapped by Dr. Eggman along with her mother when Eggman attempted to build the Eggman Empire. While Cream and Cheese were detained by the doctor, however, Sonic the Hedgehog showed up and freed them. Recognizing Sonic as the world-famous hero, Cream thanked Sonic for his help before he ran off to save his friends and stop Eggman. However, Cream wanted to save her mother from Eggman's clutches, so she and Cheese joined Sonic in his mission to beat Eggman.

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Cream being reunited with her mother.

Joined by Tails and Knuckles along the way, Cream and her friends seemingly defeated Eggman. Shortly after, they found Vanilla, only for Cream to have her mother kidnapped in front of her by Eggman in a new mech. Heartbroken, Cream cried at the loss of her mother, but Sonic used the Chaos Emeralds to become Super Sonic and promised Cream to save Vanilla. True to his word, Sonic got Vanilla back, and Cream was happily reunited with her mother, though Sonic left before Cream could thank him.

Sonic Heroes

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Cream having saved their clue.

In Sonic Heroes, when Chocola had gone missing, Cream and Cheese went looking for him. They eventually met Amy and Big who revealed they were looking for Sonic and Froggy respectively. As they pondered on Amy's clue to their friends' whereabouts, Cream got it back when it nearly blew away. She was also nearly blown away herself, but was saved by Big. Regrouping, the quartet set out to find their friends, forming Team Rose.

Which searching near the sea, Team Rose ran afoul with Dr. Eggman, but Cream and her team beat him and his Egg Hawk. After that, the team followed Amy's hunch about Sonic's whereabouts to Grand Metropolis, though Cream had her doubts about it. After escaping the Power Plant, Team Rose eventually found Team Sonic and fought them, hoping they could make Sonic tell them of Froggy and Chocola's whereabouts, but Team Sonic gave them the slip during the fight.

Getting to Casino Park, Cream was surprised by Sonic's aversion to Amy (though she kept quiet about it) before the team decided to find Eggman and thereby Sonic. While scrolling, they were met by Eggman's robot horde which they defeated. As they got to Rail Canyon, Cream saw Cheese sensed Chocola nearby while her friends picked up on the others. When they reached Eggman's base, Eggman attack them in the Egg Albatross, but they beat him. After the fight, however, they learned the Eggman they fought was a copy and Froggy and Chocola were not there, much to Cream's sadness. Suspecting that Eggman were behind their kidnappings, Team Rose decided to find Eggman to free their friends.

Continuing their journey through the jungle, Team Rose came across Team Chaotix who demanded Cheese, which made Cream suspect that they were the one who took Chocola. After having to fight Team Chaotix, Team Rose found Hang Castle which Cream found scary, but was nonetheless urged on by Amy. After they escaped from Mystic Mansion, Team Rose met Eggman and his robot horde, but they defeated it.

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Team Rose reunited with Froggy and Chocola.

Following that, Team Rose got to the Egg Fleet where they searched for Eggman's fleet and eventually found the Final Fortress. There, they found Eggman in the Eggman in his Egg Emperor and beat him. Though their opponent turned out to be another fake, it released Chocola and Froggy, and Cream was happy on behalf of Cheese. She and Big then watched laughing as Amy saw and chased after Sonic.

Later, Team Rose, Sonic, Chaotix and Dark witnessed the return of Metal Sonic, the true kidnapper of Froggy and Chocola and mastermind behind the teams' adventures, who had been impersonating Eggman so he could follow them and copy their data in a plan to conquer the world himself, and saw him transform into Metal Madness. Seeing that the teams had collected all the Chaos Emeralds, the real Dr. Eggman came up with the plan of using them against Metal Sonic. Cream and her team then stayed behind to stall Metal Madness with the others while Team Sonic prepared the Chaos Emeralds. After completing their task, Team Rose watched Team Super Sonic beat Metal Overlord. Following the battle, Cream and the rest of her team said goodbye to Amy as she resumed chasing Sonic.

Shadow the Hedgehog

In Shadow the Hedgehog, Cream wandered into Cryptic Castle with Cheese. While inside, however, she was trapped and separated from Cheese. Fortunately, she was rescued by Shadow and Amy when they came to find her, though she quickly pleaded them to find Cheese. After Shadow found Cheese, Cream thanked him for his help and was reunited with her Chao.

Sonic Battle

In Sonic Battle, Cream and Cheese were dragged by Amy into helping her with boxercise training, though Cream did not like the violence or Amy's overexertion. Eventually, Cream met Emerl, a Gizoid Sonic had found which she had heard of, when Amy came over with him. Amy explained that Emerl was hers and Sonic's practice baby for starting a family, though Cream doubted that was the case. As Amy tried to restart her training, Cream initially stayed away and told Emerl about Amy's obsession with it, but was eventually forced to participate until Amy and Emerl left to find a Chaos Emerald.

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Cream tells Emerl about sadness and emotions.

A while later, Cream, Cheese and Amy watched over Emerl while Sonic and Tails checked a lead on a Chaos Emerald. While they were on their own however, Cream, Cheese and Emerl were taken hostage by Dr. Eggman and brought to the Gimme Shelter as a part of a trap for Sonic. There, they tried to escape when they attacked by Guard Robos. Though Emerl beat them, Cream did not like the violence and taught Emerl about sadness and emotions. They were soon after attacked by E-121 Phis, but while Emerl destroyed them and took their Emerald Shards, Cream was sad for refusing to help in the fight. By having Emerl trick Eggman, Cream, Cheese and Emerl learned of an escape route from the Gimme Shelter and the key for it.

Though they found the key while Emerl destroyed the Phis guarding it and took their Emerald Shards, Cream was scared by Emerl's brutality and began crying until Emerl calmed down. When they reached the escape route they found Chaos Gamma guarding it. As Chaos Gamma attacked Emerl, Emerl refused to fight back because he did not want to make Cream cry again. Though shaken, Cream was encouraged by Cheese and stood up to fight Chaos Gamma, giving them enough time to retreat from Chaos Gamma. Cream then apologized to Emerl for getting him hurt and the two reconciled and decided to prepare themselves to fight Chaos Gamma. Once Cream seemed ready, they returned to Chaos Gamma and defeated him. As Chaos Gamma lamented his defeat, Cream told him that the power he craved from Emerl should be used to protect others before Chaos Gamma relinquished his Emerald Shard which combined with their Emerald Shards to make a whole Chaos Emerald for Emerl. Eggman then arrived, but Cream and her friends caught Eggman in one of his own traps, allowing them to contact Sonic to pick them up.

Some time afterwards, Cream met Emerl again who had come to fight her so he could fight Shadow. Though Cream accepted, she was still defeated. Later, Cream and Cheese came to see Emerl stop Eggman and his Final Egg Blaster onboard the Death Egg through a monitor. When Eggman was defeated, however, Eggman fired the Final Egg Blaster, destroying some stars, causing Emerl to revert to his original programming. However, Eggman could not control Emerl as excepted, and Emerl prepared to fire the Final Egg Blaster at Earth. Lamenting their impending doom, Cream pleaded Sonic to stop Emerl. When Sonic's original plan to stop Emerl with the Master Emerald failed, however, he had to destroy Emerl. Once it was done, Cream wept over Emerl's death, though she was assured by Sonic that Emerl still existed in the Emerald Shards.

Sonic Advance 3

In Sonic Advance 3, after the Earth was split into seven regions by a massive Chaos Control induced by Dr. Eggman, Cream was taking a walk with Cheese in Cyber Track, but got lost. There, she met Sonic and their friends and joined up with them to undo Eggman's work on the planet.

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Cream befriends Gemerl.

While crossing the different regions, Cream and her friends successfully collected the seven Chaos Emeralds. Along the way, they also faced Dr. Eggman's newest creation, Gemerl, a rebuilt version of Emerl. In the end, Cream and her friends got to the Emerald Altar where they beat the Hyper EggRobo and used the Master Emerald to restore the planet. Soon after, Cream and the others found Sonic following his battle with Ultimate Emerl and welcomed him back before following him towards new adventures. Some time after, Cream and her mother were walking through a beach where they found Gemerl's broken body and brought him to Tails who repaired Gemerl and restored his former friendly personality. Cream soon after befriended Gemerl, who then came to live happily with her and Vanilla.

Sonic Rush

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Cream and Cheese meet Blaze.

In Sonic Rush, Cream and Cheese came across Blaze the Cat while on their own. While Cream hid from Blaze in bushes so they could get closer to talk her, Blaze noticed her, so Cream introduced herself and asked if she wanted to be friends. Once Blaze greeted her, Cream took Blaze with her home where they met Vanilla. Over a cup of tea, Cream learned that Blaze was looking for the Sol Emeralds which had been taken by Dr. Eggman so she could save her world. Cream therefor offered out of friendship to be Blaze's guide when she refused to seek Sonic's help, which Blaze reluctantly accepted.

While looking for and collecting the Sol Emeralds, Cream offered Blaze a visit to the flower garden, but was declined, when they met Knuckles. Cream introduced Blaze and Knuckles to each other (though she infuriated Knuckles by mentioning his shortcomings), but when Knuckles grew suspicious of Blaze, Cream had to leave with Blaze while leaving Knuckles buried under rocks. A while later, Cream was looking for Sonic for his help despite Blaze's protest when they met Amy. After Cream had introduced Amy and Blaze to each other (though she got Amy angry by noting her shortcomings too), she decided after Amy had left that they should follow her, sure that Amy's inner "Sonic Radar" would take them straight to Sonic. Her statement finally made Blaze smile, much to Cream's joy.

Sometime later, Cream and Blaze finally found Sonic and Tails. However, Blaze still did not want their help and left, so Cream followed her despite wondering why she did not ask for their help. When Blaze then asked Cream what kind of person Sonic was, Cream simply answered that he was "like the wind." Later, after getting six Sol Emeralds back, they met Amy again, where Cream and Amy taught Blaze a little about how they were all friends now until Knuckles came to settle the score with Blaze. However, Cream helped Blaze get away by flying off with her.

Cream and Blaze eventually made it to Dead Line where they got the last Sol Emerald back and finally joined forces with Sonic and Tails. As Cream was scared of hearing from her friends that both their dimensions were on the verge of vanishing due to Dr. Eggman and Eggman Nega's mischief, she was taken hostage by Dr. Eggman as a trap for Blaze. However, Cream was saved by Blaze at Point W and the two were happily reunited as best friends.

A while afterwards, Cream came to Blaze's aid with Sonic, Knuckles, Amy and Tails when Eggman and Eggman Nega drained all her Sol Emeralds of their power to conquer both dimensions. There, Cream and her friends gave Blaze their moral support, allowing Blaze to recharge the Sol Emeralds and become Burning Blaze. After Super Sonic and Burning Blaze had defeated the doctors and saved both dimensions, Cream was crying over that Blaze had left to go home to her world. However, she became much happier upon learning from Sonic that Blaze promised to see them again.

Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood

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Cream tells about how she lost Cheese.

In Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, Cream was out picking flowers with Cheese in Green Hill Zone when they were attacked by wild animals and were separated. While looking for Cheese, Cream met Sonic and her friends and asked for help looking for Cheese. Once Sonic returned with Cheese, Cream thanked him and joined them in their latest adventure where they were trying to stop a group called the Marauder after they had stolen the Chaos Emeralds.

Cream and the team eventually found Eggman, who they believed were in league with the Marauders. However, the doctor claimed that he opposed the Marauders too and that he had been reformed, willing to help Cream and the others by leading them into Metropolis where the Marauders were stationed and had drawn Angel Island to with the Chaos Emeralds, which the team accepted. Along the way, they discovered the Marauders were a group of echidnas from the Nocturnus Clan, exiled to the Twilight Cage 4,000 years ago. After entering Metropolis, Cream and the team made it to Angel Island where they assisted Sonic in trying to stop the Nocturnus Clan's leader, Imperator Ix, who sought to rule the world, from stealing the Master Emerald. Despite their efforts though, Ix got away with the Master Emerald and used it to create a wormhole into Sonic’s dimension so the Nocturnus Clan could conquer it.

Having survived Angel Island's fall, the team came up with the plan of going after Ix into the Twilight Cage and reclaim the Emeralds to stop Ix. Using the Blue Cyclone Tails and Eggman created for this purpose, Cream and her friends traveled into the Twilight Cage while Eggman remained behind to watch the wormhole. Inside the Twilight Cage, Cream and the team got five of the Chaos Emeralds back and forged alliances with the alien races in the Twilight Cage. When they prepared infiltrated Nocturne to find the last Emeralds, the group was able to enter this stronghold with the help from their alien allies. Once they arrived on Nocturne, the group got the last Chaos Emeralds back and Cream participated in the final battle against Ix while Knuckles got the Master Emerald back. After Sonic had defeated Ix, Ix started to close the wormhole out of the Twilight Cage, but Cream and the others got through it just in time. When they returned home however, Cream and her friends saw that much time had passed, thus allowing Eggman to rebuild his forces, which they faced upon exit from the Twilight Cage.

Sonic Free Riders

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Cream in Sonic Free Riders.

In Sonic Free Riders, Cream came to the World Grand Prix hosted by Dr. Eggman, intending to cheer Amy and her friends participating in the races on, but Amy had her join the tournament with her and Vector as part of Team Rose.

After Cream barely caught up to her team when they hurried out to register, they went up against Team Heroes for their first race. After winning over Team Heroes, Cream had her Extreme Gear praised by Tails, which Cream considered an important testimony.

In their second race, Cream and her Team had to face Team Babylon. Between the races, Cream kept Vector grounded after he got fired up about the crash prize. Eventually, Team Rose beat Team Babylon and Cream greeted her mother over TV, promising to keep doing her best.

At the finals, Team Rose's last opponent was Team Dark. Between the races, Cream tried to keep the peace between Amy and Vector. When it seemed Cream and her team were sure to win after winning the last race, it turned out that E-10000B was too damaged to be in the decisive race, meaning their last victory did not count, much to Cream's disappointment. As such Team Rose had to race Team Dark again to determine the champions. Regardless, Team Rose still beat Team Dark, ensuring their victory, where Cream announce her joy to Cheese and her mother back home. No sooner though, she had to bring Amy back for the awards ceremony when Amy ran off to find Sonic.

Over the course of the following tournaments, Team Rose suffered their own fair share of defeats. Cream, however, remained ever optimistic and polite about her losses while promising to do better next time. After the tournament was over, Cream and the other teams went to the awards ceremony to collect their prizes but Eggman made all of the competitors race his "ultimate Gear-jockey robot". After the race, Eggman revealed that he used the World Grand Prix to gather the riders' racing data with his E-10000 robots to create the ultimate Extreme Gear which he could use for his own agenda. Eggman then challenged the others to a race which Cream accepted, refusing to let a "cheater" like him win. After defeating Eggman, however, Metal Sonic revealed himself as the one controlling E-10000B and passing fake data to Eggman, while using the real data to beat Sonic on Extreme Gear.

Cream and the others remained behind and watched Sonic and Metal Sonic race each other, with Sonic emerging victorious. After it was revealed that there never was cash prize to begin with, Cream felt sorry for Vector who was upset over it before she and the others left.

Sonic Colors

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Cream and Cheese are saved by Sonic.

In the Nintendo DS version of Sonic Colors, Cream and Cheese accidentally wandered into Dr. Eggman's Incredible Interstellar Amusement Park while out on a walk. There, she was attacked by Orbot and Cubot who thought that Cheese was a Wisp. Luckily, Sonic showed up and saved her. As Sonic and Tails asked her how she ended up in the park, she explained how she got there and that the elevator to the park was "quite exciting."

Cream, Cheese were soon after attacked by Cubot again when protecting a Chao, but Sonic came to their aid. As Cubot left cursing he would not get dinner now, Cream felt bad for Cubot. Though Sonic was amazed by Cream's sympathy, Cream insisted that everyone had to eat to become big and strong. In the scenario where the mission is cleared with an S Rank, Cream suggest that they give a name to the Chao they protected. Tails suggested "Tornado", but as the Chao did not like it, Cream named it "Milk", which it did like.

Sonic Generations

In the console/PC version of Sonic Generations, Cream and Cheese attended and helped prepare Sonic's surprise birthday party. When Sonic arrived, Cream and the rest welcomed him. As the party started, however, the Time Eater suddenly appeared, and Cream and Cheese were sucked into one of the Time Eater's Time Hole and ended up in the White Space, where they were turned into statues due to the Time Eater's effects.

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Cream and Cheese after returning to normal.

Eventually, Cream and Cheese were returned to normal by Classic Sonic (Sonic's past self) and Modern Sonic (Sonic's present self). When Classic and Modern Sonic confronted the Time Eater, which was revealed to be controlled by Modern Eggman and Classic Eggman, Cream arrived at the scene of the battle with the others and cheered on both Sonics, allowing them both to transform into Super Sonic. When the Sonics defeated the Time Eater, Cream and the others were sent back to the present. Continuing the party from where it left off, Cream later waved goodbye to Classic Sonic and Classic Tails when they returned to their own time.

Other Game Appearances

Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut

Although she was unnamed at this point, Cream makes a cameo in Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut for the GameCube/PC, and in the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 version of Sonic Adventure (If downloaded). In these games, Cream can be seen at various points during the story flying around Station Square, such as near the station and Twinkle Park and well as the area housing Casinopolis.

Sonic Riders and Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity

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Cream in Sonic Riders Zero Gravity

Cream makes an appearance in Sonic Riders and its sequel as an unlockable Flight-type character, but she does not play a role in the story mode of both games. In this game she, like Amy, Blaze and Rouge, wears a different outfit. Her default Extreme Gear is the Smile. She can be unlocked by completing the Heroes storyline in both games.

Sonic and the Secret Rings

Cream appears in Sonic and the Secret Rings as a playable character in the Party Mode. She is unlockable if the player collect 42 Fire Souls in the Adventure Mode.

Mario & Sonic Series

Cream appears in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games and its sequel Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games as a Referee in some sports. She also cheers the player on with Toad in Festival Mode and she gives Knuckles a mission in Biathlon in the DS Adventure Tour. When her task is completed, she will reward you with a Fighter's stick. In Mario & Sonic at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Cream once again serves as one of the more common referees alongside Toad, Espio, and Charmy Bee. She, along with Toad host the London Party Mode option of the game, and she also seen to make cameos in various events. A suit based on her can also be unlocked and be worn by the player's Mii.

Personality

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Cream's profile in Sonic Generations.

Because of her mother's parenting, Cream is a princess-like figure; she is very polite and well-behaved,[8][2] speaks courteously (often referring to people as "Mr." and "Miss") and does what she is told. Regardless of the situation and being used to getting what she wants, Cream never forgets her manners, even offering a polite curtsy before attacking Eggman, with extreme prejudice.[9]

Cream is very sweet, honest, innocent and has a generally happy attitude.[10] She is also very caring, charitable and friendly, and tries to be close to everyone she meets. Very brave despite her age, Cream is always full of curiosity and has a thirst for knowledge,[8][2] and loves adventures, always eager to bravely charge off to her next adventure.[10] She is also a spirited go-getter who is very hardworking and always tries her best in everything she does.[7][11]

Because of her young age, Cream is a little naïve and simple-minded at times,[9] making her not always see things right away, accidentally blabbering out others' flaws and getting herself in over her head when wrapped up in other people's problems. At times she can also be sensitive and childish,[7] being prone to start crying over smaller things, misfortune or sadness in general.

Cream enjoys spending most of her time outdoors playing with her friends or collecting flowers which she finds pretty and joyful. Indoors, she enjoys watching TV and drawing pictures.

Cream loves being happy and seeing others the same way, and hates seeing others sad. As such, Cream is a pacifist and detests violence of all forms.[12] Even when beaten back by Chaos Gamma, Cream refused to fight back. However, she is willing to fight to protect her friends if their safety is threatened and there is no telling what she would do in such cases.[10]

Powers and Abilities

Physical Abilities

Cream's trademark skill is her ability to achieve flight by flapping her two large ears as wings, allowing her to lift herself off the ground and move freely through midair. Although she cannot fly as high, fast or long as Rouge or Tails can, she can fly a greater horizontal distance. Regardless, she still can fly fast to keep up with Sonic as seen in Sonic Generations. Cream can also carry weights much greater than that of her own while flying, without hindering her own flying speed, as seen in Sonic Heroes, hinting a great deal of strength behind her flying.

Like other characters in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, Cream can run at super speeds and is said to be nearly as fast as Sonic.[13] While not having highly professional skills in the field, Cream is very acrobatic and agile, being able to perform simple, yet impressive movements and tricks while airborne, and grind on rails with ease.

Combat Skills

Because of her young age and stance against violence, Cream has very little combat experience. She severely lacks in battle prowess and often has to rely on Cheese and her friends' help in direct combat. However, she possesses some fighting skills, having been taught them to better help her friends.

If motivated or pushed to do so, Cream can fight exceptionally better than she usually does, being able to defeat some of Eggman's stronger creations, such as the doctor's combat mechs and the weaponized Chaos Gamma.

Fighting Style

When forced to fight others, Cream rarely attacks an opponent physically herself. Instead, she fights by working in collaboration with Cheese, commanding the Chao to attack the opponent for her in various ways, such as ramming directly into the enemy at high speed, dealing direct and crippling blows, blocking attacks or even stir up tornadoes to blow opponents away while she keeps a safe distance from the opponent.

When not fighting opponents herself, Cream focuses on providing support to her allies, such as in Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood where her POW moves are all cheers that can empower and encourage her allies.

Techniques and Moves

Cream's signature technique and primary offensive maneuver is the Chao Attack, where she commands Cheese to charge at a particular enemy or destroyable obstacles. Over time, Cream has developed several variant techniques of the Chao Attack, such as the Chao Rolling Attack and Step Attack where Cream has Cheese spinning around her to shield her from damage, the Chao Ball Attack where Cream has Cheese ramming into a foe while spinning the Chao in a ball form, and the Chao Spinning Attack where Cream has Cheese somersault into an enemy for wider attack range.

Besides the Chao Attack, Cream is also able to perform the Spin Attack, where she curls into a ball while in locomotion to smash through enemies and obstacles, and the various forms of it. Using the Spin Jump, Cream can leap into the air and curl into a spinning ball to deal damage to anything she lands on, the Spin Dash lets her shoot herself forward as an acceleration roll at high speeds to break barriers or mow down enemies, and the Homing Attack allows Cream to jump and home in on an enemy to attack.

Miscellaneous Skills

Cream has good homemaking skills, such as cooking and decorating, most likely because of her mother's teachings.

In Sonic Free Riders, Cream has demonstrated very high Extreme Gear rider skills, being able to hold her own against some of the best Extreme Gear riders the world has to offer during the World Grand Prix. While riding on an Extreme Gear, Cream can pulls off highly advanced tricks and techniques with her Extreme Gear while in midair, moving at incredible speeds, She is also able to ride her Extreme Gear through mid-air with great precisions and control.

Relationships

Vanilla the Rabbit

Vanilla being Cream's mother is a very important role in her life. Cream, likewise, loves her mother as both shower love on each other. Basically because of her mother, Cream is such a well mannered rabbit as Vanilla brought her up very nicely.

Both share the same kind, loving and pious personality as seen in Sonic Rush as both were acting the same and kind way to Blaze the Cat when they had invited her to their home.

In Sonic Advance 2, Cream is worried throughout the game for her mother as she was kidnapped, and cried in grief after Eggman took her away when she was found again.

Cheese

Cheese is Cream's Chao friend along with his brother Chocola, they have been together since their debut in Sonic Advance 2, the two are rarely seen apart from the other and they go every where together. The two of them work well together and even give each other courage.[14]

Amy Rose

Cream and Amy share a very close relationship like sisters similar to how Tails and Sonic are like brothers. They are both a part of Team Rose along with Big. In Sonic Advance 3 they were known as "Team Jubilee". In Sonic Rush Amy seems to enjoy talking to Cream by stopping her from helping Blaze by saying "Cream, we better have a little talk..." and even took out her hammer when Cream replied "Not again!". Amy and Cream worry about each other and try to help each other. Amy is also very caring for Cream, in Shadow the Hedgehog she looks for Cream in Cryptic Castle and constantly tells Shadow that they must find her. In Sonic Chronicles, Amy tells Cream "You poor thing, what are you doing here by yourself?" when the player meets Cream and then she tells the player they have to find Cheese.

In Sonic Battle Cream looked upset when Amy was in battle with weights on in order to lose weight and to become stronger. In Sonic Free Riders when Amy and Vector get into an argument, Cream tries to get in and break the argument, reminding them that they have to race. Cream also describes Amy obsession with Sonic 'short-sighted' in Sonic Rush. Despite not wanting to help Amy chase Sonic, Cream still sticks up to Amy and helps her out like a side-kick.

Blaze the Cat

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Cream is Blaze's best friend.

As Blaze was traveling alone, after defeating Dr. Eggman for the first time, Cream had surprised her by hiding. Blaze was a little hostile, but Cream instead walked up towards her and invited her to her house, along with her mother, Vanilla the Rabbit. Blaze thought this to be calmly eerie about the way they would treat a stranger.

Cream then agreed to show Blaze around, starting their adventure, acting similar to Tails in the Sonic campaign. Throughout, Blaze was only focused on collecting all of the Sol Emeralds but as they travel, Blaze soon feels a bond, finally seeing Cream as a friend and not a guide. She was very worried about Cream's safety after she destroyed the Eggman robot that captured Cream and briefly thought she had been consumed in the explosion, causing her to frantically search the robot's wreckage before she found Cream had used her flying powers to escape the explosion.

When Blaze left to her own dimension, Cream was seen crying but was later comforted by Sonic. In Sonic Generations, they are seen interacting with each other again at Sonic's birthday party.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Cream basically looks up to Sonic as an older brother.[15] She also takes him as her savior and highly respects him. She often calls him by the name of "Mr. Sonic" as, due to her polite nature, she believes it to be good manners.

They first met in Sonic Advance 2 where he was destined to save Cream and her mother which led to a soft relationship between the two. When they met, Sonic was shocked at how polite she was, when she bowed to thank him.

In Sonic Rush, Cream marks Sonic as the first one to look up for help to Blaze but left her uninterested. This shows her high caliber of respect. She also made Blaze's and Sonic's bond closer.

In Sonic Generations, Cream and Cheese were among the many characters that attended Sonic's birthday party. If Classic Sonic rescues them, Cream mistakes him for Modern and asks if he got a haircut. Classic Sonic would then look at his spikes and stroke them and if Modern Sonic rescues them Cream tells him that she was scared from the darkness, but tried to be brave.

Shadow the Hedgehog

Shadow and Cream do not have any friendly relationship between each other but he rescued her in Cryptic Castle when Amy requested Shadow to find her in Hero mission in the game. After that, Shadow tells both Amy and Cream that if they want to stay clear of trouble, they better stay away from Eggman.

Friends

Enemies/Rivals

Appearances in Other Media

Sonic X

Cream 3

Cream in Sonic X.

In the anime series Sonic X, Cream originates from a parallel version of Earth in another dimension. Though she is not as active as many other characters, she presents her own talents. During her and their friends' battles with Dr. Eggman, Cream was captured by the doctor and imprisoned in his base until Sonic tried to save her. In the process, an accidental large-scale Chaos Control send Cream, Sonic, Dr. Eggman, and their friends to the human world. After arriving, Cream and Cheese were captured by the military for study until they saved by Sonic and Tails. After that, she came to live with Christopher Thorndyke and his family where she built a strong bond with the housemaid Ella.

On this new world, Cream supported her friends as they fought Dr. Eggman when the doctor attempted to conquer Earth. Along the way, Cream was reunited with her mother when she came to Earth and stopped Emerl when he went on a rampage. In the end though, Cream and everyone else from her world were forced to return home as their presence threatened to freeze time.

Six months after returning home, Cream and her friends joined forces to fight the Metarex, an alien race of cyborgs who were a danger to the entire galaxy. After defeating the Metarex, Cream and her friends returned to their home planet where they resumed their ongoing battles with Eggman.

Archie Comics

Cream in the Archie Comics

Cream in the Archie Comics.

Cream also appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. In this media, Cream is a junior member of the New Freedom Fighters and a close friend of Amy. She originally lived in the Southern Baronies with her mother, Cheese and the Chao of a local Chao Garden. When Snively attacked their home, however, they had to move to New Mobotropolis upon Amy's insistence and Cream made a long-standing friendship with her. While living in New Mobotropolis, Cream had several adventures where she proved herself Freedom Fighter material and eventually became a junior member of Team Freedom, and later on, the New Freedom Fighters.

Quotes

  • "Please, take it easy on me!" - Before starting a race in Sonic Riders and Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity.
  • "Come on, Cheese! We have to save mom!" - After thanking Sonic for rescuing her in Sonic Advance 2.
  • "Mr. Sonic must be really..." - Cream about to comment on Sonic's hesitation when he saw Amy in Sonic Heroes.
  • "Blaze and I agree! Blaze is my friend, and Amy's my friend. A friend of a friend is always a friend! So, Sonic and Amy are also Blaze's friends!" - Cream telling Blaze that she should be friends with Sonic and Amy in Sonic Rush.
  • "You've been in battle before? What? You too, Mr. Big?" - Cream being surprised that Amy and Big were in battle on the Egg Carrier.
  • "Good luck Amy!" - When Amy was going to chase Sonic in Sonic Heroes.
  • "Phew, that was close! - When winning a race in Sonic Riders and Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity.
  • "I betcha you're the ones who stole Chocola Chao!" - Cream blaming Team Chaotix for stealing Chocola in Sonic Heroes.
  • "It's when your heart hurts." - Cream telling Emerl what "sad" means in Sonic Battle.
  • "There are so many bad robots!" - When Team Rose encounters a large number of enemies in Sonic Heroes.
  • "Sorry, Team Sonic." - When Team Rose defeat Team Sonic in Sonic Heroes.
  • "Maybe he didn't like his neighbors?" - Commenting on Eggman's Egg Fleet in Sonic Heroes.
  • "Please don't... leave me behind like that... again! I thought I was going to get lost!" - When Cream caught up to the rest of her team in the beginning of Team Rose's story of Sonic Free Riders.
  • "Well, sure! That means a lot coming from you, Mr. Tails!" - Cream in response to Tails wanting to examine her Gear in Sonic Free Riders.
  • "It's too early to be worrying about that, Mr. Vector."- Cream when Vector announced about how the cash prize would be distributed among the members.
  • "Hi, mama! I'll keep doing my best!"- Cream telling to her mom through the 'television' after beating Team Babylon in Sonic Free Riders.
  • "Both of you, stop! You're still on television!" - Cream when Amy and Vector began to argue in Sonic Free Riders.
  • "That's a terrible thing to call poor Mr. Robot!" - Cream in response to Shadow when he called E-10000B 'deadweight'.
  • "Cheaters never prosper!"- Cream when Eggman challenges the other racers to a race.
  • "Thanks for saving me, Sonic. It was scary in the dark, but I tried to be brave." - Cream after Modern Sonic rescues her and Cheese at Speed Highway in Sonic Generations.
  • "Thanks, Sonic! Hey, is it me or, did you get a new haircut?" - Cream after Classic Sonic rescues her and Cheese at Speed Highway in Sonic Generations.
  • "I believe in you, Sonic!" - Cream cheering on Sonic in Sonic Generations.
  • "Find the chao and get to the goal." - Cream before the Speed Highway mission with Classic Sonic begins.
  • "I'll help you with the rings, Mr. Sonic!" - Cream before the City Escape mission with Modern Sonic begins.

Theme songs

Trivia

  • Cream is the youngest female character in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, being six years old.
  • Cream has cameos in Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut; she flies by after Sonic and Tails clear Casinopolis. she can seen by Big in the same area and Amy spots her flying by the train station in Station Square.
  • Similar to Amy, the length and size of Cream's dress seems to vary between appearances.
  • Cream was one of the two characters featured in the Sonic McDonald's commercial, the other obviously being Sonic.
  • Cream is the third fastest character in Sonic Advance 2 and Sonic Advance 3.
  • If Cream was to raise her ears up, they would be backwards. However, as rabbits can naturally swivel their ears around, this is unlikely as she would merely turn them around as a natural reflex. Also, her ears are styled as ponytails instead of raising up.
  • The length of Cream's ears varies in the games. For example, they were down to her feet in Sonic Generations, but they were just below her head in Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, even though those games came out around the same time.
  • Cream is the first Sonic character living in the game continuity to have a known parent (although Tikal was Pachacamac's daughter).
  • Cream is the first female Sonic character to have a confirmed weight, presumably because she is quite young, and thereby not afraid to reveal it.
  • Curiously, Cream is unaffected by the Voxai Overmind's mind control in Sonic Chronicles. It may be possible that being an optional playable character she does not play a significant role to the main story.
  • Cream is the only character in Sonic Chronicles to lack a damaging POW move. This is due to her being a Support-Class Character
  • Cream is the only member of Team Rose who lacks her own individual theme (Amy has "My Sweet Passion" and Big has "Lazy Days.")
  • Rebecca Honig, Cream's voice actress in the English media up until 2010, was mistakenly credited as "Rebecca Hoing" in the game Sonic Rush.
  • Her current voice actress Michelle Ruff also voices Lopmon, another rabbit based character from the Digimon Tamers anime.
  • Cream, along with her mother, Vanilla, and Cheese, were the first Sonic characters to debut on a Nintendo console.
  • When Cream was first shown Sonic Team made the mistake of keeping Amy's life icon complete with broken palette.
  • To date, Cream has only appeared in three main series console games (excluding cameos).
  • The only two games where Cream is not with Cheese is Sonic Free Riders and Shadow the Hedgehog.
  • In the Sonic Advance series, Cream is one of the best characters to play as in boss fights, since she can fly to avoid attacks and throw Cheese at the boss without even moving, and is a good way of not getting damaged during the final boss fight.
  • Cream appeared in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as a trophy and as a sticker.
  • The Sonic Generations Bradygames strategy guide mistakenly puts Cream's first appearance as Sonic CD.
  • Cream is the only character in the party mode in Sonic and the Secret Rings that does not have a role (or even an appearance) in the sequel apart from the fanart video.
  • In Sonic Jump, when Cream curls up, she seems to have two sets of ears.

Gallery

Sonic tshirt head (1) An image gallery is available for
Cream the Rabbit.




References

  1. Cream telling Blaze about friendship.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Sega. Sonic Channel. Characters: Cream & Cheese. Retrieved on 30 August 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sonic Generations (Console/PC), Collection Room, Characters.
  4. File:Creamprototype.PNG
  5. 5.0 5.1 Sega.com: Where do you draw your inspiration for the many unique Sonic characters? Is there a story behind the creation of Cream and her little Chao sidekick called Cheese from Sonic Advance 2? / Yuji Naka: We think up characters from the game system. For example, Knuckles needed to break walls and Tails, to fly in the sky. Cream is a sweet girl who has a Chao as a partner. However, if she attacks the enemy by herself, it can damage her image, so we decided that she takes the offensive using her Chao. By the way, the name Cheese was taken from "Cream Cheese".
  6. Sonic Heroes English PlayStation 2 instruction manual, p. 9
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Sonic Advance 2 English instruction manual, p. 3
  8. 8.0 8.1 File:Cream profile SG.png
  9. 9.0 9.1 Sonic Heroes US PlayStation 2 manual, pg. 9
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood Journal entry.
  11. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008). In-game description of the "Cream" trophy.
  12. Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood EU instruction booklet, pg. 7
  13. Sega of America. Cream's official character profile from Sega of America. Sega of America. Retrieved on February 17, 2009.
  14. Sonic Battle US instruction booklet, pg. 5
  15. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

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