Flying Kick

From Sonic Retro

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Flying Kick
First seen: Sonic Lost World (2013)
User: Sonic the Hedgehog
Type: Attack

The Flying Kick, or just the KickMedia:Sonic Lost World AU manual.pdf[1], is a move performed by Sonic the Hedgehog in the Wii U/Steam version of Sonic Lost World, and serves as another method to attack enemies. The Nintendo 3DS version uses a different move, the Somersault.


This move is executed similarly to a Homing Attack. When an enemy is locked-on, the player must jump and then press X or Y. This will make Sonic zero in on the enemy, then kick them away, knocking them into other enemies. If multiple enemies are locked-on, then Sonic will kick the nearest enemy. This move is required to take out certain types of Badniks such as Antons and Crabmeats. The move can also be used on certain projectiles to reflect them back, such as shelled bombs dropped by a golden Ball Hog or Zor's missiles in the Silent Forest Zone 2 fight.

Flying Kicks have no effect on stronger enemies such as giant Caterkillers, or on bosses (with the exception of Zavok when he is guarding during the Sky Road Zone 4 boss fight).


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