A sideway kick
Edge Attack is a move used by  Shadow the Hedgehog in . When performing this technique, Shadow attacks a target with a sideways kick.
Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)
When using the Edge Attack, Shadow gets down while running forward and sweeps his both legs in about an 180 degree angle into his target, dealing damage, while turning off his
In gameplay, the Edge Attack is primarily used to destroy weak obstacles and enemies. Unlike most other moves which slows the player when using them while running, the Edge Attack preserves their momentum, although it only deals one hit worth of damage and has limited range. Regardless, it is still recommended for keeping the momentum when weak obstacles or foes bar Shadow's path, like when fighting
Silver, and to sneak through enemies' attacks. In addition, the Chaos Boost will amplify its power to a certain degree.
To use the Edge Attack in gameplay, the player has to press
/ while running.
Black, Fletcher (14 November 2006). "How to Play • Controls". . Prima Games. p. 13. Sonic the Hedgehog: Official Game Guide ISBN 978-0761555100.
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