Tropical Coast (Sonic Lost World 3DS)

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Tropical Coast
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Tropical Coast
Third world, Sonic Lost World (Nintendo 3DS)
Number of Acts: 4
Location: Lost Hex
Level themes: tropical island, ocean, underwater
Boss: Master Zik
Non-English names:
  • JP: トロピカルコースト
Desert Ruins | Frozen Factory

Tropical Coast is the third world of the Nintendo 3DS version of Sonic Lost World, themed after a tropical island and the sea. After Dr. Eggman loses control of the Deadly Six, Sonic and co. are chased here, and the heroes must make an alliance with their arch-nemesis to stop the Zeti.

Blue Material can be gathered here.


Zone 1

The first Zone of Tropical Coast is a 2.5D stage that is set up like a traditional water level in classic Sonic the Hedgehog titles. Most of the Zone is played underwater, with the player having to use the Yellow Drill Color Power to navigate mazes full of spike balls and twisters. Areas above water are filled with gimmicks such as rails to grind, geysers that catapult Sonic, and stepping stones with spiky undersides.

Zone 2

The second Zone begins on a small island within a large tube in which Sonic must destroy Moto Bugs to unlock a large spring that will bring Sonic to another island. On this other island, Sonic has to roll apples to certain holes to make another spring appear that will take the player back to the small island where they must toll apples into the juicer to fill the tube with juice that will elevate the island. The player will eventually find the Ivory Wisp on the second island, allowing the use of Ivory Lightning.

Zone 3

Zone 3 is a 3D stage that's also mostly underwater and revolves around heavy use of the Yellow Drill. Throughout most of the Zone, the player is roaming around in a 3D space to drill through twisters and defeat Badniks to collect more Yellow Wisp capsules. At specific points, the player is sucked inside a massive cyclone that they must navigate through with the Yellow Drill in order to escape; should the Yellow Drill run out in these sections, it's instant death. There is also a "Mach Speed" section halfway through the Zone that has Sonic running on a cylinder of water and grabbing rings using a Lightning Shield.



The beaches of Tropical Coast are not as they seem. Packed full of seaside Badniks out to take down Sonic the Hedgehog, he must use all his might to blast across islands and even go underwater!

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