For information about the
Archie Comics move, see Spin Hammer Attack (Archie). For the attack in Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, see Spin Hammer Attack (Sonic Boom).
Spin Hammer Attack
using the Spin Hammer Attack.
Spin Hammer Attack (, also called the 回転ハンマー Kaiten Hanmā , lit. "Spinning Hammer") ? Revolving Hammer Attack, is a move used by Amy Rose which first appeared in . When performing this move, Amy twirls around with her Sonic Adventure Piko Piko Hammer.
When performing the Spin Hammer Attack, Amy stays in one spot and begins twirling around with her Piko Piko Hammer outstretched at high speeds, like a
spinning top, allowing her to destroy any enemies that enter her attack radius. While whirling, Amy's Piko Piko Hammer leaves a trail of pink hearts and afterimages.
The Spin Hammer Attack first appeared in
and Sonic Adventure . In this game, Amy must have obtained the Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut Warrior Feather to perform it. In gameplay, the player can perform the Spin Hammer Attack by holding down the Action button and spinning the analog stick in a circle. The attack can be stopped by letting go of the Action button.
The downside to this move is that if it is performed for too long, Amy will get dizzy and temporarily lose coordination, causing her to stagger around uncontrollably for a few seconds regardless of the player's controller inputs. Another downside is that this move has a small attack radius, and since the player is rooted in place when executing it, it is difficult to use. However, the radius can be increased by obtaining the
, the Spin Hammer Attack is named Sonic Shuffle Revolving Hammer Attack and is Amy's Special Attack Ability. In gameplay, it gives Amy five fixed damage points if she draws an S Card in battle.
In other media
franchise, the Spin Hammer Attack is a technique used by Sonic Boom Amy Rose in the video game . In addition to dealing damage, this version of the attack does not make Amy dizzy, and allows her to move around and block projectiles while spinning.
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric
Despite being a mandatory upgrade for Amy, there is never a point where Amy is required to perform the Spin Hammer Attack to progress through the game, similar to Tails' Rapid Tails Attack.
The Spin Hammer Attack is the only attack gained from a Level Up Item that is completely useless against the character's final boss, as ZERO can only be hit by vertical attacks while the Spin Hammer Attack is a horizontal attack.
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