Slowing down opponents
power-up with a slow-moving orb on the screen.
Slow  is a recurring  Item Box power-up in the . Exclusive to multiplayer, this power-up can slow down opponents.
Sonic the Hedgehog series
Description Item Boxes that contain Slow depict the icon of an orb leaving ring-shaped shockwaves in its wake.
This power-up only appears in the multiplayer of the respective games it appears in (referred collectively to as "Battle mode"). When the player obtains Slow, the opposing player will instantly be slowed down significantly; not even the
Super Boost/ Fire Boost will give a noticeable increase in speed. This way, the player can gain the upper hand against the opponent in the Battle mode's races. After about ten seconds however, Slow will wear off.
Slow first appeared in
where its icon was colored green. Whenever the player obtains Slow, a red and white speech bubble containing a slow-moving projectile appears above the opponent (who is displayed on the Sonic Rush Nintendo DS' touch screen) for as long as Slow is in effect.
Sonic Rush Adventure
, Slow had a brighter icon for its Sonic Rush Adventure Item Box. Its mechanics and overall purpose remained the same as in .
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