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This character exists primarily or exclusively within the Sonic Boom continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.
For the robot in Sonic the Comic, see Drill-bot.

Drill Bot is a character that appears in the Sonic Boom television series. It is a giant robot of Dr. Eggman's based on a previous model whose primary function is mining for metals.


Drill Bot strongly resembles Obliterator Bot. It has a black frame with thick red plating on its legs, arms, front pelvis and back, and yellow two-toed feet. On each shoulder it has a large cyan bulb. It is adorned with yellow hazard stripes around each shoulder, and on top of each shoulder and down behind its back it has a blocky speaker and an engine exhaust. It also possesses a blocky head with large lower jaw, cyan eyes and a mining helmet-like plating. Finally, it has a hazard-striped two-fingered pincher for a left hand and a large grey and red drill adorned with hazard strips as its right hand.


TV series

Season one

Drill Bot appeared as an actor in the mind-enslavement movie Dr. Eggman was shooting. In a scene where it had to fight Sonic the Hedgehog, Drill Bot engaged Sonic when the latter been told that Drill Bot was mining metals for Eggman's army. While Drill Bot could counter Sonic's attacks, Sonic beat it by getting it to hit itself with its own missile.[1]

Powers and abilities

Drill Bot possesses great strength and reflexes, successfully deflecting all of Sonic the Hedgehog's spin attacks bare-handed. It is as well equipped with a drill that it can use to dig in the ground and mine metals. It can also fire target-seeking missiles which are powerful enough to blow itself to pieces.[1]


  • Drill Bot's character model is based on Obliterator Bot's. In fact, the only difference between them is Drill Bot's hand drill.

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Freiberger, Sam (21 July 2015). "Eggman the Auteur". Sonic Boom. Season 1. Episode 33. Cartoon Network.

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