For the power-up increasing running speed for a limited amount of time, see Power Sneakers (power-up).

High Speed is an Item Box power-up that appears in Sonic Riders and Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity. When obtained, it gives a boost of speed to the rider.


In gameplay, when the player obtains High Speed, the playable character is given a burst of speed, thus accelerating to high speeds, but its effect only last for about a second.

The player can obtain High Speed at random by touching one of the Item Boxes that lie scattered across the racing course. When obtaining it, the icon representing High Speed appears briefly on the screen.

Game appearances

Sonic Riders

Speed Down first appeared in Sonic Riders where it is classified as a Power-Up item. In this game, its icon is a rounded cube depicting a Power Sneaker.

Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity

Speed Down's next appearance was in Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity where it is also classified as a power-up item. For this game, its icon is a rounded cube depicting the Blue Star with a red arrow pointing upwards.


See also

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