This move exists primarily or exclusively within the Post-Super Genesis Wave continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.

The Drill Rush is an attack that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. It is an attack performed by Rotor the Walrus. When using this move, Rotor spins underwater rapidly with his fists out, punching the opponent or obstacle at a fast speed.


The Drill Rush is an attack accessible exclusively to Rotor the Walrus and can only be used underwater. While underwater, Rotor spins around rapidly with his fists in front. This allows him to attack the opponent/obstacle he's aiming at with powerful force.


Shattered World Crisis

During the Shattered World Crisis, Rotor used the Drill Rush attack on several Dark Gaia Creatures and a Dark Guardian during an invasion at the underwater city of Meropis.[1]

Worlds Unite

While traveling at the Drowned Ruins in the World of Panzer Dragoon, Rotor and Bubble Man faced against Burn Dinorex. Rotor had dived underwater and performed the Drill Rush attack at Burn Dinorex, weakened him.[2]


  1. Sonic the Hedgehog #262, "Waves of Change Part Three: Terror in the Deep"
  2. Sonic Boom #10, "Worlds Unite Part Ten: Justice Across Worlds"