From Sonic Retro
|Games: Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit), Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit), Sonic Lost World, Sonic Runners|
The Caterkiller, called Nal (ナール) in the Japanese Manual, is a caterpillar-esque badnik found in Marble Zone and Scrap Brain Zone that crawl along the ground. Spikes cover its body, leaving only one weak point—the head. Trying to destroy it from any other angle will make the badnik fall apart and send the pieces flying.
Appears again in Sonic Lost World in the two versions. They move slowly and can only be hit in the head with Homing Attack, he has the appearance of cartoons as is the style of Lost World. In Windy Hill, they appear giant form and pursue Sonic to the end of the stage. In the same way it appears in Sonic Runners are common enemies in speed character stage .
Caterkiller was the first in a whole series of segmented, crawling Eggman robots which appeared in the early 2D Sonic games. Later models include:
- Crawlton, from Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)
- Kemusi, from Sonic CD
- Catakiller, Jr., from Sonic 3
- A nameless worm-bot from Knuckles' Chaotix
Caterkiller in Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit).
Caterkiller in Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit).
Caterkiller in Sonic 3D Blast.
Giant Caterkiller in Sonic Lost World Wii U.
Giant Caterkiller in Sonic Lost World 3DS.
Caterkiller of Sonic Runners
|Game||Object ID #||Code offset||Mappings offset||Compressed art offset||Subparameters|
|Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit)||$78||$16934||$16D9E||$38BCC (Nemesis Format, 16 blocks)||$00|
|Sonic the Hedgehog (Game Gear)||$1F|
|Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit)|
|Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)|
|Sonic Lost World|