From Sonic Retro
|Third board, Sonic Shuffle
|Level theme: jungle
| Non-English names:
|← Fire Bird | Riot Train →
Nature Zone is the third board in Sonic Shuffle. It is a location within Maginaryworld born from the dreams of those who enjoy being close to nature and its beauty, and the dream world of Amy. When Void passes through this world in his pursuit to become whole, his darkness mars the landscape with dark pillars that slowly drain the life force of all the plant life, and it is up to Sonic and friends to collect the Precioustones and liberate the forest ruins from Void's darkness.
Nature Zone sees the players traverse through the jungle, with rivers to cross as well as ruins located in the northern parts of the board. Players must be careful of the crocodiles that patrol the river. When their mouths are closed, players can safely pass over them; but if they open their mouths, players are blocked off. As the game progresses, the dark pillars on the sides of the pathways will collapse and block off shortcuts, forcing players to find another route.
This board's quest will not appear until there is only one Precioustone left to collect. When it eventually happens, a bird will place a treasure chest containing four keys in the corner of the board. Players must race to collect a key, then bring it to the action space in front of the ruins in the center of the board to unlock the door leading to the final Precioustone. The first player to bring a key to the ruins will win an Emblem at the end.
Until this quest is completed, the Preciousite will fail should a player attempt to use it to skip to the final Precioustone.