|This character exists primarily or exclusively within the Post-Super Genesis Wave continuity.|
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The Dark Bat is a character that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. It is a type of Dark Gaia Creature that appeared during the Shattered World Crisis.
The Dark Bats have blue, egg-shaped bodies with black purple eyes and small horns on top. Their lower body is mostly a large lower jaw with jagged fangs and a horn-like growth with circular, magenta markings on each jaw joint. They also have two feelers on the chin and a thin tail on their back.
Shattered World Crisis
During the Shattered World Crisis, Dark Bats reigned havoc across both Westopolis and Meropis, though Guardian Units of the Nation and part of the New Freedom Fighters alongside the City Guard helped purge the cities from the Dark Gaia scum, respectively.