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Fly Type (, also known as フライタイプ Furai taipu ) ? Flight Type, is an ability type used in the and represented by the color yellow. It was introduced along with the Sonic the Hedgehog series Speed Type and Power Type in . As its name implies, Fly Type characters have the ability to fly, often jump farther or levitate.
The Fly Type was introduced in
Sonic Heroes. Fly Type characters have the unique ability to fly for a period of time, allowing them to carry the entire team over bottomless pits or to higher areas. Another one of their main abilities is the Thunder Shoot, an ability that can stun and once leveled up, destroy enemies from a distance or in mid-air.
Battles and boss battles against other teams, Fly Types have an advantage over Power Types, but are weak against Speed Types.
Sonic Advance 3
The Fly Type returns in
. Fly Type teams focus on aerial abilities such as flying and slow descent. Fly Type teams are the most useful for reaching high places. Fly Type teams are any combanation that doesn't include Sonic or Knuckles
Sonic Advance 3
Fly Type teams
Team Jubilee (Cream and Amy)
Tails and Cream
Tails and Amy
Sonic Riders series
series, Fly Type characters can use special ramps that enable them to fly, allowing the characters to pass over segments of the course and reach new areas. The flight duration and speed can be increased by passing through Accelerators. Certain Sonic Riders Extreme Gear, such as the the Magic Carpet allow the user to fly regardless of their ability type. In , characters were no longer defined by ability types, instead each Extreme Gear had an ability dependent on the gear type; air ride and yacht type gear can use the flight ramps, certain types of board gear can transform into air ride or yacht type gears. However, each character's starting gear appears to refer to their ability type. Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity reverts back to the Sonic Free Riders method. Regardless, all flight type characters tend to have excellent acceleration and curving capabilities with just average rating on top speed and power.
List of Fly Type Characters
Non-Sonic Fly Types
Silver is the only hedgehog who is a Flight type.
NiGHTS is the only non-Sonic character who is a fly type.
The flight type has the least amount of members.
The fly type is the only type that does not appear in the Mario & Sonic series.
Most of the flight type characters are the smartest in their teams.
Rouge is the only Fly Type to be the leader of a team.
She is also the only Fly Type in Sonic Heroes that doesn't float over the ground when running at high speed.
Team Jubilee is the only named team in Sonic Advance 3 to be a Fly Type team and is also the only one not to be a Speed Type team.
Team Sonic Sonic | Tails | Knuckles
Team Rose Amy | Cream | Cheese | Big
Team Dark Shadow | Rouge | Omega
Team Chaotix Espio | Charmy | Vector
Team Super Sonic Super Sonic | Tails ( | Super Shield) Knuckles (
Eggman | Metal Sonic ( Neo Metal Sonic) | Chocola | Froggy | Shadow Android
Cameron | Egg Bishop | Egg Hammer | Egg Knight | Egg Magician | Egg Pawn | Egg Pawn (Casino version) | E-2000 | E-2000R | Falco | Flapper | Gold Cameron | Gold Klagen | Heavy-Egg Hammer | Klagen | Rhinoliner | Pumpkin-Head Ghosts
Stages 1P Stages
Sea Gate | Seaside Hill* | Ocean Palace | Grand Metropolis* | Power Plant | Casino Park | BINGO Highway* | Rail Canyon* | Bullet Station | Frog Forest* | Lost Jungle | Hang Castle | Mystic Mansion | Egg Fleet* | Final Fortress | Special Stage*
City Top | Casino Ring | Turtle Shell | Egg Treat | Pinball Match | Hot Elevator | Seaside Course | City Course | Casino Course | Road Rock | Mad Express | Terror Hall
2P Play Mode Action Race | Battle | Bobsled Race | Expert Race | Quick Race | Ring Race | Special Stage
Egg Albatross | Egg Emperor | Egg Hawk | Metal Madness | Metal Overlord | Robot Carnival | Robot Storm | Team Chaotix | Team Dark | Team Rose | Team Sonic
Manoeuvres Homing Attack | Kick | Light Dash | Propeller Hammer | Rocket Accel | Shuriken | Spin | Swinging Hammer Attack | Tornado Jump ( Black Tornado, Blue Tornado, Leaf Swirl, Tornado Hammer) | Triangle Jump
Manoeuvres Auto Homing | Body Press | Bubblegum Descent | Fire Combination | Fire Dunk | Fire Launcher | Fireball Jump | Forward Power Attack | Hammer Down | Jump Fire Knock | Jump Fireball | Remote Power Attack ( Fireball, Fire Knock) | Triangle Dive | Umbrella Descent | Wide Power Attack ( Big Fishing, Omega Arm, Vector Breath, Volcanic Dunk)
Manoeuvres Ascending Flight | Cheese Attack | Dummy Ring Bomb | Sting Attack | Thunder Shoot | Quick Ascent
Team Blast Sonic Overdrive | Chaos Inferno | Flower Festival | Chaotix Recital | Super Sonic Power
Grinding | Jump Dash | Lightspeed Attack | Spin Jump
English Voice Actors
Ryan Drummond ( | Sonic, Metal Sonic) Deem Bristow ( | Eggman) William Corkery ( | Tails) Scott Drier ( | Knuckles) David Humphrey ( | Shadow) Lani Minella ( | Rouge, Omochao) Jon St. John ( | Omega, Big) Jennifer Douillard ( | Amy) Sarah Wulfeck ( | Cream) Bill Corkery ( | Espio) Marc Biagi ( | Vector) Emily Corkery (
Japanese Voice Actors
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic the Hedgehog, Metal Sonic) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Eggman) Ryō Hirohashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Kanna ( | Knuckles) Kōji Yusa ( | Shadow) Rumi Ochiai ( | Rouge) Taiten Kusunoki ( | Omega) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Sayaka Aoki ( | Cream) Takashi Nagasako ( | Big) Yūki Masuda ( | Espio) Kenta Miyake ( | Vector) Yōko Teppōzuka ( | Charmy) Etsuko Kozakura (
/ OST / Vocal Trax / Official 20th Anniversary Sonic Heroes | We Can | This Machine | Follow Me | Team Chaotix | What I'm Made of...
Ball Switch | Bobsled | Bomb | Bull Train | Bumper | Cannon | Capsule | Castle Key | Cell Key | Cervix Tunnels | Chaos Emeralds | Character battles | Container | Conveyor Belt | Dash Panel | Dash Ring | Detonator Switch | Dummy Rings | Egg Fleet | Emblem | Flipper | Flower | Fly Type | Formation Change Gate | Gallery | Giant Frogs | Giant Switch | Glowing Mushrooms | Goal Ring | Grind Rail | Haunted Towers | Hint | Item Box ( Barrier, Fly Charge, High Speed, Invincible, Rings, Power Core, Team Blast Ring, 1 UP) | Kao | Palm Plants | Pole | Power Gong | Power Type | Propeller | Pulley | Puzzle Game | Ranks | Ramp | Rings | Shuttle Loop | Slot Machine | Spear | Speed Type | Special Stage Key | Sphere | Spiderlight | Super Hard Mode | Super Shield | Switch | Target Switch | Team Blast Gauge | Team Chaotix Missions | Teleport Balls | Vine | Warp Flower | Weight | Wide Spring
*Stage is also playable in 2P Battle mode.
Sonic ( Super Sonic) | Tails | Knuckles | Jet | Wave | Storm | Amy | Dr. Eggman | Shadow | Rouge | Cream | E-10000G | E-10000R | Ulala | AiAi | NiGHTS | Omochao | Stolen | Jet's father | Babylon Guardian | E-10000Y
Metal City | Splash Canyon | Egg Factory | Green Cave | Sand Ruins | Babylon Garden | Babylon Guardian | Sega Carnival
Night Chase | Red Canyon | Ice Factory | White Cave | Dark Desert | Sky Road | Digital Dimension | Sega Illusion
Dual Towers | Snow Valley | Space Theater
Extreme Gears Accelerator | Access | Advantage-F | Advantage-P | Advantage-S | Air Broom | Air Tank | Auto-Slider | BANANA | Beginner | Berserker | Blue Star | Blue Star II | Cannonball | Channel5 | Chaos Emerald | Cover-F | Cover-P | Cover-S | Darkness | Destroyer | E-gearG | E-gearR | E-Rider | Faster | Fastest | Gambler | Grinder | Hang-On | Heavy Bike | High Booster | Hovercraft | Legend | Light Board | Magic Carpet | Night Sky | Omnipotence | Opa Opa | Pink Rose | Power Gear | Powerful Gear | Red Rock | Rengoku | Slide Booster | Smile | Speed Balancer | Super Hang-On | Temptation | The Crazy | Trap Gear | Turbo Star | Type-J | Type-S | Type-W | Yellow Tail
Moves and Techniques
Air Boost | Air Riding | Air Slide | Attacks | Grinding | Tornado | Trick Action
English Voice Actors
Jason Griffith ( | Sonic ) Amy Palant ( | Tails) Dan Green ( | Knuckles, Storm) Bella Hudson ( | Wave, Babylon Computer) Lisa Ortiz ( | Amy) Mike Pollock ( | Dr. Eggman) Kathleen Delaney ( | Rouge) Rebecca Honig ( | Cream) Maddie Blaustein ( | E-10000G, E-10000R, Babylon Guardian) Liza Jacqueline ( | Omochao) Kaoru Morota ( | AiAi) Apollo Smile (
Japanese Voice Actors
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Ryō Hirohashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Kanna ( | Knuckles) Daisuke Kishio ( | Jet) Chie Nakamura ( | Wave, Babylon Computer) Kenji Nomura ( | Storm, Babylon Guardian) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Etsuko Kozakura ( | Omochao) Kaoru Morota ( | AiAi) Apollo Smile (
Accelerator | Air | Air Pit | Air Tank | Automatic Trail | Babylonians | Barricade | Bashōsen | Catapult | Catch Me If You Can | Dash Panel | EX World Grand Prix | Flight Type | Gallery | Grind Rails | Item Box ( Air, Explosion, High Speed, Invincible Barrier, Magnetic Barrier, Speed Down, Rings, Question Item) | Key to Babylon Garden | Power Type | Sonic Speed Riders | Speed Type | Speedbeats Grand Prix: Sonic Riders Original Soundtrack | Time Attack | Trick Zone | Turbulence