Teleport Balls (or Switch Balls) which makes events trigger in various ways in Sonic Heroes. In Hang Castle, they invert the entire level upside down.
In Mystic Mansion, they do not invert the level, instead teleporting the team to any other locations in the mansion. Once triggered, teams cannot use the switch to return to the room they came from.
The pad the teleport switch rests on or floats above (Depending on what state the switch is in)
Flash effect when the switch has been activated.
The switch is a teleporter in Mystic Mansion
which will teleport the team to another area when it has been touched.
The ball is dark when it has telepoted the team to another area. These dark balls without the glow effect cannot teleport the team back or to another area.
A switch ball seen in Hang Castle
which inverts the level upside down when touched.
The glowing symbols on the switch.