The Phantom Rider[1] is a boss that appears in Sonic Mania and Sonic Mania Plus. It is a modified state of the Heavy Rider which she assumed in the Titanic Monarch Zone. She is also a member of the Phantom Heavies. The Phantom Rider is usually accompanied by her trusty steed, Jimmy, who is modified as a motorbike.


The Phantom Rider has the exact same appearance as her normal form, though Jimmy is drastically changed into a motorcycle hybrid.


During their climactic fight with the Phantom Egg, Sonic, Tails and Knuckles got transported to a different room where they fought the Phantom Rider. Their fight was a brief one though, as Sonic and co. returned to their fight with the Phantom Egg before the Phantom Rider could finish them.

Powers and abilities

The Phantom Rider is capable of riding Jimmy, a steed-turned-motorbike that she possesses.


  1. Live Sonic Mania Developer Playthrough. Stealth (20 August 2017). Retrieved on 22 August 2017.

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