- For appearances in other games and media, see Spikes.
Spikes is an enemy (Badnik) found in the video game, Sonic the Hedgehog. They are robots modelled after hermit crabs. They walk along the ground, their backs protected with spikes, making them invulnerable from above. They can be defeated with a spin attack.
Spikes is one of the few enemies not featured in the North American or European manuals. The name "Spikes" first appeared in merchandise during the early 1990s.
Names in other languages
Also known as
"Yadokari" is Japanese for hermit crab.
Screenshot (Master System)