Statistics and Overview
(First and only appearance)
Powering Robotnik's machines
Dark Rings are synthesized rings, used by Dr. Robotnik as a source of energy in the game . They are reddish-brown in color.
Small versions of Dark Rings are seen throughout the game after the player destroys a
Badnik, similar to , but the rings can't be collected. Every boss in the game is shown to be powered by a Dark Ring, the container of which usually serves as a weak spot. Although the Dark Rings are very powerful, they disintegrate once they leave the object they are powering.
Sonic Advance 3
Knuckles | Vector | Espio | Charmy | Mighty | Heavy | Bomb | Dr. Eggman* | Metal Sonic ( Kai)* | Sonic* | Tails* | Wechnia**
Amazing Arena Badnik 1, 2 | Balru | Botanic Base Badnik 1, 2, 3 | Carry | Dribbler | Gotch | Happa | Hoverby Mk II | Isolated Island Badnik | Juppun | Mosqui | Nishita | Pata-Bata | Pirani | Techno Tower Badnik 3 | Uniformer | Zakku
Isolated Island | Botanic Base | Speed Slider | Amazing Arena | Techno Tower | Marina Madness | World Entrance | Special Stage | Bonus Stage
Amazing Arena boss | Amazing Arena sub-boss | Botanic Base boss | Marina Madness boss | Metal Sonic | Metal Sonic Kai | Speed Slider boss | Techno Tower boss
Buzz Dash | Climb | Glide | Plasma Pulse Attack | Power Boost | Spin Dash | Spin Jump | Super Spin | V. Maximum Overdrive Attack | Wall Jump
Exit | Balloon | 1207 Beta version | Archie Knuckles' Chaotix | Chaos Ring | Combi Catcher | Debug Mode | Dark Ring | Monitors ( Super Ring, Combine Ring, Power Sneakers, Shield, Invincible, Swap, Grow, Shrink, Change) | Gallery | Link Rings | Newtrogic High Zone | Rings | Signpost | Spring | Sonic Crackers | Sphere | Switch
**Debug mode only