Countdown to Chaos

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Sonic X episode #26
"Countdown to Chaos"
Written by:
Directed by: Hajime Kamegaki
Production no.: 026
Original airdate:
Country: Japan
A Dastardly Deed | Pure Chaos

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Countdown to Chaos, known as Teru! Super Sonic (輝! スーパーソニック) in Japan, is the twenty-sixth episode of Sonic X, and the final episode of the original story arc.


After Dr. Eggman captures Chris Thorndyke and all seven Chaos Emeralds, Sonic, Tails, Amy, Knuckles, Rouge and G.U.N. are chasing after him. Eggman uses his final E-series robot, the Egg Emperor (known in the dub as the Eggsterminator, a reference to the term "exterminator").

The Egg Emperor bruises Sonic badly, and he is injured after getting blasted through buildings. Chris breaks free of his jail and unleashes the Chaos Emeralds fueling the Egg Emperor. Sonic falls into the ocean, and the emeralds follow. Just as everyone thinks Sonic is dead, Sonic reappears in his true form, Super Sonic.

Super Sonic destroys the Egg Emperor, rescues Chris and unleashes a gigantic Chaos Control, which, instead of teleporting Sonic and his friends home, warps Angel Island to Earth. Chris wakes up, thinking that it was a dream. Sonic walks by and strikes a pose, starting Part 2 of Season 1.

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Countdown to Chaos Countdown to Chaos
Japanese 輝! スーパーソニック Teru! Super Sonic
Portuguese Contagem Decrescente Para o Caos Countdown to Chaos

Eyecatch Card

Production credits


Sonic X Season 1, Episodes 1-26
Sonic X logo
Chaos Control Freaks | Sonic to the Rescue | Missile Wrist Rampage | Chaos Emerald Chaos | Cracking Knuckles | Techno Teacher | Party Hardly | Satellite Swindle | The Last Resort | Unfair Ball | Fly Spy | Beating Eggman, Part 1 | Beating Eggman, Part 2 | That's What Friends Are For | Skirmish in the Sky | Depths of Danger | The Adventures of Knuckles and Hawk | The Dam Scam | Sonic's Scream Test | Cruise Blues | Fast Friends | Little Chao Lost | Emerald Anniversary | How to Catch a Hedgehog | A Dastardly Deed | Countdown to Chaos