This move exists primarily or exclusively within the Post-Super Genesis Wave continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.

The Shadow Sneak[1] is a move that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. It is a technique that creates afterimages using speed.


When performing the Shadow Sneak, the user moves very quickly in short bursts to create multiple afterimages of themselves in order to confuse or evade opponents.


Honey the Cat once used this move on Miles "Tails" Prower during their match in the Chaos Emerald Championship.[2] Honey used the move again in her fight against Sonic the Hedgehog.[3]



  1. BumbleKast - Episode 33 - Q&A Season Finale. YouTube. BumbleKing Videos (26 December 2016). Retrieved on 26 December 2016.
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog #269, "Champions Part Two: Climbing the Brackets"
  3. Sonic the Hedgehog #270, "Champions Part Three: Raising the Stakes"