Appearances in other media
Pink, yellow, black
Pata-Bata (, or パタバタ  Patabata ) ? Robot Butterfly, is a butterfly-type  Badnik model created by Dr. Eggman that first appears in . Pata-Batas are seen flying around in many places without having any significant attacks. The Sonic the Hedgehog CD Hoverby Mk II Badnik of are likely related upgrade models, due to their similar features.
The Pata-Batas are based on the butterflies. They have pink metallic body with wide eyes, yellow feelers and proboscis. As seen in
, they had round yellow wings, which are either clear or have holes on them in certain cases.
Sonic the Hedgehog CD
Powers and abilities
In all their appearances, Pata-Batas do not have any attacks, but instead fly back and forth in certain zigzag patterns. Some Pata-Batas are also seen flying slowly due having holes in their wings.
Sonic the Hedgehog CD
, Pata-Batas fly around in a zigzag pattern in Sonic the Hedgehog CD Palmtree Panic. Pata-Batas are seen broken down due to age in the bad future of Palmtree Panic or sometimes in the present. Damage to them in their degraded state include holes in their wings which causes them to fly slower. They can be defeated by a single Spin Jump, where a flower seed from Little Planet will fall down ground from them after their defeat.
Sonic Lost World
Similar butterfly-looking Badniks appear at
Desert Ruins Zone 2 in Wii U version of . At certain points in the level during which Sonic Lost World Sonic skydives, he must avoid multiple groups of six of these butterfly Badniks flying in circles. These Badniks however, are redesigned with blue wings and orange highlights, two holes in each wing, and a silver metallic body with a visible abdomen. Because Sonic is skydiving, he is unable to attack and therefore must avoid these Badniks instead of destroying them.
In other media
Sonic the Comic
The Pata-Bata in
. Sonic the Comic
series published by Sonic the Comic Fleetway Editions, the Antons are a part of Dr. Robotnik's Badnik army, although they only made a few appearances during the comic's run. Stationed in the Palmtree Panic Zone, the Pata-Batas got relocated to the Green Hill Zone, where they began destroying the local inferior Badniks until the Seven Badniks brought them under control.
( Sonic the Hedgehog CD Sega Mega-CD) Japanese instruction manual, pg. 30. ↑
The Robot Butterfly flutters up and down through the air spying on enemies. - Sonic the Hedgehog CD PC port help file.
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