Hammer Attack ( is ハンマー攻撃 Hanmā Kōgeki ) ? Amy Rose's signature attack. It first appeared in and has since then become Amy's primary offensive maneuver in the Sonic Adventure . It is a technique where the user attacks with the Sonic the Hedgehog series Piko Piko Hammer. It serves as the base for many of her other moves like the Spin Attack does for many other characters.
Unlike most other characters in the Sonic series, Amy often lacks the ability to perform the
Spin Attack and the different versions of it. To compensate for this, Amy instead uses her skills with her personal weapon, the Piko Piko Hammer, to attack her enemies. In the , the basic Hammer Attack is where Amy calls out her Piko Piko Hammer and whacks the opponent in front of her while sometimes leaving a trail of pink hearts. This is usually done in gameplay by tapping the Action button.
Sonic the Hedgehog series
, if any of the lead characters ( Sonic Advance 3 Sonic, Knuckles, Tails or Cream) have Amy as his/her partner, they can perform the Hammer Attack as well, with their own version of the Piko Piko Hammer.
Spin Hammer Attack
Spin Hammer Attack is a spin with the Piko Piko Hammer while Amy stands on the ground. This move can only be used when Amy possesses the Warrior Feather. It has appeared in Sonic Adventure and .
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut
Jump Attack is the Hammer Attack performed in midair. This move has appeared in Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut and all three titles.
Hammer Jump is a move where Amy uses the Hammer Attack to launch herself into the air. This move has appeared in Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut, Sonic Advance, and .
Sonic Advance 3
Mid-Air Hammer Jump
Mid-Air Hammer Jump is the Hammer Jump performed while Amy is in midair. This move has only appeared in Sonic Advance 3.
Big Hammer Attack
Big Hammer Attack is a move where Amy attacks the foe with an oversized Piko Piko Hammer and with extreme force. This move has only appeared in Sonic Advance 3.
Hammer Whirl is a downward whirl with the Piko Piko Hammer from the air. This move has appeared all three Sonic Advance titles.
Swinging Hammer Attack
Swinging Hammer Attack is a vertical twirl with the Piko Piko Hammer that flattens the surroundings. This move has only appeared in Sonic Heroes.
Propeller Hammer is a fast whirl with the Piko Piko Hammer that grants Amy brief flight. This move has only appeared in and Sonic Heroes .
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