Dragonfly ( are a brand of トンバー Tonbar ) ? badniks created by Dr. Eggman that first appeared in . Dragonfly enemies are seen only in the Sonic & Knuckles Mushroom Hill Zone in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles, but the badnik appears in (as the 75th collectible card), Sonic Rivals 2 , and Sonic Generations .
Sonic Lost World
Being based off of a
dragonfly, the Dragonfly badniks are long, robotic dragonflies colored mostly blue. Each Dragonfly has a pair of wings, in which it uses to fly. Dragonfly enemies also have a long tail that is both saggy and spiky.
Dragonfly badniks appears in Mushroom Hill Zone, where each one of the badniks will fly up and down, not stopping until the player, who controls either
Sonic the Hedgehog or Knuckles the Echidna, interrupts its flying. These badniks are also very tricky to avoid, as besides the head model of the badnik, any other model part of the badnik will injure the player. Only a Spin Jump or a Glide attacks will destroy the badniks.
Sonic & Knuckles
Dragonfly badniks first appeared in
Sonic & Knuckles, where they appear in Mushroom Hill Zone. The badniks can block a pathaway for the player, making things difficult if the player is unaware how to defeat the badnik.
Dragonfly as it appears in
. Sonic Generations
After a long hiatus from the
video game series, Dragonfly badniks reappear in the Sonic the Hedgehog Nintendo 3DS version of , where the badniks appear at Sonic Generations Mushroom Hill Zone. The attack patterns and appearance of the Dragonfly badniks remain the same as before, only the Dragonfly enemies are gifted a redesign, having a design similar to many of the badniks that reappeared in either or Sonic Colors Sonic Generations.
Sonic Lost World
Two Dragonfly badniks seen in
. Sonic Lost World
Dragonfly enemies return in
, where they appear in Sonic Lost World Silent Forest. During the game, it turns out that badniks, including Dragonflies, got hijacked by the Deadly Six. They are seen to have similar attack pattern as floating in one place and moving up and down. Dragonfly badniks are seen to have alternated its appearance as having compound eyes instead of cartoony black and white eyes.
Dragonfly badniks are not be confused with another, newer enemies, which are seen earlier in the Zone One of Silent Forest. These ones are slightly similar to Dragonfly badniks, but instead these enemies are much slimmer and now fly horizontally, as having an orange model body and purple eyes. These enemies fire small laser lines from their bottom while flying forward.
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Sonic ( Super Sonic) | Tails | Dr. Eggman | Orbot | Cubot | Knuckles | Amy | Deadly Six ( Zavok, Zazz, Zomom, Master Zik, Zeena, Zor) | Yacker* | Animal Friends ( Flicky, Picky, Chirps, Pecky, Ricky, Rocky) | Omochao* | NiGHTS^ | Yoshi^
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Badniks Antion | Anton* | Balkiry | Ball Hog* | Bat Brain | Blaster* | Bomb* | Boo* | Boom Boo* | Burrobot* | Buzz Bomber | Caterkiller | Chopper* | Clucker | Cluckoid* | Coconuts* | Crabmeat* | Crawl | Crawlton | Dragonfly* | E-06 Bladed Spinner** | Egg Pawn | Gohla** | Grabber | Jaws** | Madmole* | Moto Bug | Mushmeanie* | Nebula* | Newtron** | Octus* | Orbinaut* ( Uni Uni*, Unidus*) | Pata-Bata* | Penguinator | Sandworm | Slicer | Snale Blaster* | Spider* | Spiker* | Spikes* | Turtloid*
Cactus | Sandworm | Sheep* | Surprise Crocodiles*
Zazz | Zomom | Master Zik | Zeena | Zor | Zavok | Deadly Six | Lava Mountain final boss
Parkour Somersault Kick** | Wall Climb** | Wall Jump** | Wall Run | Vault Dash*
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English Voice Actors
Roger Craig Smith ( | Sonic) Mike Pollock ( | Eggman) Kate Higgins ( | Tails) Travis Willingham ( | Knuckles, Zavok) Cindy Robinson ( | Amy) Kirk Thornton ( | Orbot, Master Zik) Wally Wingert ( | Cubot) Liam O'Brien ( | Zazz) Patrick Seitz ( | Zomom) Stephanie Sheh ( | Zeena) Sam Riegel (
Japanese Voice Actors
Junichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Eggman) Ryo Hirohashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Kanna ( | Knuckles) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Mitsuo Iwata ( | Orbot) Wataru Takagi ( | Cubot) Jōji Nakata ( | Zavok) Yutaka Aoyama ( | Zazz) Yumi Tōma ( | Zeena) Mugihito ( | Master Zik) Chafūrin ( | Zomom) Yūki Tai (
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