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This location exists primarily or exclusively within the Sonic Boom continuity.
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The Staircase of Terrifying Slipperiness is a location that appears in the Sonic Boom television series. It is a cliff side within the Lands of the Doomed that Knuckles the Echidna imagined during a chili pepper-induced dream,[1] which is infamous for how difficult it is to scale.[2]


The Staircase of Terrifying Slipperiness is a formation of differently-sized rock platforms on a cliff side which form a natural staircase. However, its platforms are incredibly smooth and slippery, hence its name, meaning people cannot climb more than a few platforms before losing their footing and falling back down.[2]


TV series

Season one

During a dream, Knuckles the Echidna came to the Staircase of Terrifying Slipperiness on his way to the Lost Pepper of Claggerhorn. When he could not scale the staircase on foot, he resorted to using his hand spikes to gain a solid footing and climb it.[2]


  1. Bill Freiberger on Twitter. Twitter (9 May 2016). Retrieved on 10 May 2016. “Alexander Soerensen: The Lands of the Doomed and its spots Knuckles saw in his pepper-dream: Were they made up or actually "exist" on the island? / Bill Freiberger: As far as I know, they exist only in his dream.”
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Harrison, Reid (16 July 2015). "Chili Dog Day Afternoon". Sonic Boom. Season 1. Episode 30. Cartoon Network.

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