Formation Change Gate

From Sonic Retro

Team Rose standing in front of all three types of Formation Change Gates in Sea Gate.

Formation Change GatesMedia:SonicHeroes GC US manual.pdf[1] (フォーメーションチェンジゲート)Media:SonicHeroes PS2 JP manual.pdf[2] are objects that are featured only in Sonic Heroes.


Formation Change Gates have the appearance of light gates which are colour-coded according to each of the character types in the game: blue for the Speed Type, yellow for the Fly Type, and red for the Power Type. When the player passes through a Formation Change Gate, they will automatically switch to the assigned formation. For example, if either Sonic or Tails are leading Team Sonic when they pass through a red Formation Change Gate, Knuckles will become the leader.

The purpose of the Formation Change Gates is to automatically change the player's formation to a type that is best suited for an upcoming section in a stage. In some cases, there may be up to three Formation Change Gates of different colours in the same place, giving the player a choice on which formation they would like to use.


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