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Marvelous Queen

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Marvelous Queen
First seen: Sonic the Hedgehog Triple Trouble (1994)
User: Fang the Sniper

The Marvelous QueenMedia:SonicDrift2 GG US manual.pdf[1] (マーベラスクイーン)Media:SonicDrift2 GG JP manual.pdf[2] is Fang the Sniper's personal airbike, which he used in Sonic the Hedgehog Triple Trouble and Sonic Drift 2.

Overview

The Marvelous Queen is designed as a flying airbike with a single passenger seat and a yellow and blue hull. In its initial appearance in Sonic the Hedgehog Triple Trouble, the Marvelous Queen appeared as an unnamed airbike that was used as a means of transport for Fang as he is not as fast as the other characters in the game.Media:SonicTripleTrouble GG US manual.pdf[3] From the second encounter onwards, Fang uses the airbike in his numerous boss fights in the Special Stages, with the airbike sporting a different attachment in each fight. At the end of every fight, the airbike is blown to smithereens.

In Sonic Drift 2, the Marvelous Queen was given its name and redesigned as a sleek racing hovercar. In this game, it has high acceleration and speed, but has difficulty turning around corners. The vehicle's special ability is to toss "Oil Balls"Media:SonicDrift2 GG US manual.pdf[1] onto the track, which will make any racer who crashes into one spin out and lose Rings similar to the Egg Typhoon's mines.

Character Vehicle Special Move Gameplay
Acceleration Speed Handling
Drift 2 Fang.png Fang Marvelous Queen Sling oil balls (same as collision) High High Low

In other media

Archie comics

In Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs, the Marvelous Queen was also used as Nack's personal hover-bike for many situations, though it has been referred to as the Sky Cycle or the Sky Sled. Its design varied across the comic series' run, barely resembling its in-game counterpart prior to the Super Genesis Wave and being redesigned to closely resemble its Sonic Drift 2 design after the Super Genesis Wave.

The Marvelous Queen is equipped with a wide array of weapons and utilities, including a Chaos Emerald tracker and additional sidecars for Bean and Bark to ride in.

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