Sonic & Knuckles
(First and only appearance)
Alignment and character traits
Skills, abilities and powers
Toxomister, known as Puwazone ( in Japan, is a プワゾーン ) ? Badnik from found in Sonic & Knuckles Lava Reef Zone.
Badnik is a mechanical tube that produces a toxic purple cloud of mist that floats up—or down, depending on whether or not the Badnik is on the ceiling. If Sonic or Knuckles touches the cloud, the cloud will stick on to him, making him lose rings at the rate of one a second and making his jump height decrease. If the cloud is on Sonic or Knuckles and he has no rings, he instantly loses a life. The player can get rid of the cloud by simply spinning into it. To destroy the Badnik, which will also destroy the cloud, simply jump on red ball atop the mechanical tube.
Mist can still stick on to a player and cause them to lose rings when even when they are invincible, have a shield, or are in
Super/Hyper form. This would double the rate at which the character loses rings as there are two different effects draining rings at a rate of one ring per second.
Overall, this Badnik has a very similar effect to the
Mega Choppers of the Hydrocity Zone.
The Japanese name "Puwazone" is likely a mangling of the English word "Poison".
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 / Beta Elements / & Knuckles
Sonic ( Super Sonic, Hyper Sonic) | Tails ( Super Tails) | Knuckles ( Super Knuckles, Hyper Knuckles) | Dr. Robotnik | Mecha Sonic ( Super Mecha Sonic) | Flicky | Pocky | Pecky | Cucky | Ricky | Rocky
Batbot | Blaster | Blastoid (Carnival Night Zone) | Blastoid (Hydrocity Zone) | Bloominator | Bubbles | Bugernaut | Butterdroid | Catakiller, Jr. | Chainspike | Clamer | Cluckoid | Corkey | Dragonfly | EggRobo | Fireworm | Flybot767 | Hyudoro | Iwamodoki | Jawz | Madmole | Mantis | Mega Chopper | Monkey Dude | Mushmeanie | Orbinaut (Pola) | Penguinator | Pointdexter | RhinoBot | Ribot | Rock'n | Sandworm | Skorp | Snale Blaster | Spikebonker | Spiker | Star Pointer | TechnoSqueek | Toxomister | Turbo Spiker
Angel Island Zone | Hydrocity Zone | Marble Garden Zone | Carnival Night Zone | IceCap Zone | Launch Base Zone | Special Stages | Bonus Stage
Sonic & Knuckles
Mushroom Hill Zone | Flying Battery Zone | Sandopolis Zone | Lava Reef Zone | Hidden Palace Zone | Sky Sanctuary Zone | Death Egg Zone | Doomsday Zone | Special Stages | Bonus Stages
Azure Lake Zone | Balloon Park Zone | Chrome Gadget Zone | Desert Palace Zone | Endless Mine Zone
Fire Breath | Big Shaker | Tunnelbot | Bowling Spin | Big Icedus | Twin Hammer | Hei Hou | Gapsule | Barrier Eggman | Stone Guardian | Heat Arms | Egg Mobile Hammer Ball | Flying Eggman | Red Eye | Death Ball
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Flying | Glide | Hyper Flash | Insta-Shield | Gliding Knuckles Attack | Spin Jump | Spin Dash | Spin Attack | Wall Climb
Ring | Monitor ( Aqua Shield, Flame Shield, Lightning Shield, Super Ring, Power Sneakers, Invincibility, Extra Life, S, Eggman) | Continue | Sphere | Spring | Star Post | Bumper | Switch | Air Bubbles | Signpost | Capsule | Spikes | Chaos Emeralds | Super Emeralds | Balloon | Bomb | Banana | Self-Propelled Bomb | Change | Snowboard
Angel Island | Booster | Cannon | Conveyor Belt | Corkscrew Loop | Crusher | Debug Mode | Fireball Cannon | Flipper | Flywheel | Freezing Machine | Goal | Gumball | High-Speed Elevator | Jump Stand | Lava Drill | Pulley | Reverse | Ring Shooter | Seesaw | Shuttle Loop | Slot Machine | Sonic & Knuckles' Gallery | Sonic 3's Gallery | Sonic & Knuckles & Sonic the Hedgehog 3 | Spear | Spiked Ball | Spinning Top | Spinning Wheel | Strange Relief | Transport | Warp Point | Winding Tunnel | Wonderman