Green, purple, magenta, gray, yellow
Woodrow  is an enemy that appears in [note 1] . It is a mass-produced, woodpecker-based Sonic Mania Badnik model created by Dr. Eggman.
The individual Woodrow is a woodpecker-based
Badnik that is colored green with a purple body and magenta-colored feathers. It also has a gray piston-like beak with yellow clamp-like feet.
A Woodrow loosening bombs.
Woodrows appear in
Press Garden Zone Act 2. In gameplay, they each occupy a tree, never moving from their position. When the player gets close, they use their beak to shake the tree they hang onto, which is holding multiple damage-inducing black bombs, until it drop its bombs on the player. It takes them a couple of seconds to loosen the Bombs though, and the bombs will remain completely harmless until they fall off their tree.
A simple attack can defeat this Badnik, releasing an
Powers and abilities
Woodrows possess piston-like beaks which are strong enough to shaken full-grown trees.
↑ While not listed in any instruction manuals, the internal files in the
PC release of refers to this enemy as "Woodrow". Sonic Mania
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