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Phantom Magician is a boss that appears in  and Sonic Mania . It is a modified state of the Sonic Mania Plus Heavy Magician which she assumed in the Titanic Monarch Zone. She is also a member of the Phantom Heavies.
The Phantom Magician has the exact same appearance as her
During their climactic fight with the
Phantom Egg, Sonic, Tails and Knuckles got transported to a different room where they fought the Phantom Magician. Their fight was a brief one though, as Sonic and co. returned to their fight with the Phantom Egg before the Phantom Magician could finish them.
The Phantom Magician reveals herself to be disguised as either
Mighty the Armadillo or Ray the Flying Squirrel,(depends on who the player chooses) and steals the Phantom Ruby, then flies off. At the end of Angel Island. its revealed that the rest of the Phantom Heavies were somehow destroyed, (presumably from the destruction of the Titanic Monarch), and turned back into the Hard Boiled Heavies, making the Phantom Magician the last remaining Phantom Heavy. Its presumed that the Phantom Heavy survivor escaped and brought along her fallen teammates as well. The Phantom Magician gives the Phantom Ruby to the remains of the Heavy King, who activates and uses the Ruby to revive themselves and teleport into Green Hill Zone, then all scatter.
The Heavy or Phantom Magician again fight Sonic and co. during their rematch against the Phantom Egg.
Powers and abilities
The Phantom Magician is capable of flight and commands three giant cups which she uses to play
shell games with. These cups are able to project giant lasers from their openings so the player has to pay attention to which cup she’s in.
It was never revealed if the Phantom Magician ever turned back into the Heavy Magician due to their appearance being identical.
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