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  • Title: Sonic Adventure 2
  • System Console: Sega Dreamcast
  • Developer: Sonic Team
  • US Release Date: June 20, 2001
  • European Release Date: June 23, 2001
  • Japanese Release Date: June 23, 2001
  • Genre: 3D Platformer, 3D 'Kart' Racer
  • Characters: Sonic The Hedgehog, Miles "Tails" Prower (in the Tornado 2), Knuckles The Echidna, Dr. Eggman / Dr. Robotnik (in the Egg Typhoon), Shadow The Hedgehog, Rouge The Bat, Amy Rose, Big The Cat, Chao, Metal Sonic, Chaos, Tikal, Maria, Professor Gerald Robotnik, The President, Omochao
  • First Appearances: Shadow The Hedgehog, Rouge The Bat, Maria, Professor Gerald Robotnik, The President, Omochao, Hero Chao, Dark Chao, Scoring Bonuses, Grinding, Somersault, Drill Claw / Drill Dive, Jumping Punch / Kick, Whirling Punch / Kick, Spiral Upper / Screw Kick

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    Iron Gate
    Playable Eggman? - Eggman
    Eggman's path to the top secret area of GUN headquarters is blocked by a series of security doors. Hit the targetable areas f each door to open them.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    By accident, I found my grandfather's diary. In it, he described a mysterious top-secret weapon he was working on called "Project Shadow."

    The diary looked like it was sealed inside the military research facility when it was shut down over 50 years ago.

    What a waste of good research!

    The legacy of the greatest scientific mind in the history of the world, Professor Gerald. That's my grandpa!

    I might as well get some use out of it!

    Big
    After you go through the first door marked "2," you ride a platform to another door. Fall on the left of this door and Big will appear climbing on the wall.

    Upgrade - Laser Blaster
    Upgrades Eggman's homing shots to make a large explosion, so you can hit a group of enemies by just targeting 1.

    Requires the Heavy Cannon. Around the middle of the level. there's a wall with steel crates in it, with 2 gas tanks in front of it. The upgrade is behind them.

    Chao
    Once past the first Cargo Elevator, pass through the next hallway. When you reach a wide-open room, look for a pipe leading to a spring directly ahead. Go to it and use the spring to get to the platform above. Jump from pipe to pipe, and follow the ring trail around the corner to a platform that lies agaisnt the wall. It has a Mystic Altar on it. Use the Mystic Melody and go up the new platforms to reach a pulley. When you reach the top, jump off and head to the right. You'll find another Altar at the dead-end. Activate it and use the spring. Jump the platforms and you'll be on the top area. The lost chao is there.

    Details
    Rings - 180
    Animals - Tiger (Red), Gorilla (Red), Rabbit (Green), Skunk (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Dragon (Gold)
    NOTE: In all stages, you can find a rare animal hidden somewhere. You can also get one from the 3rd chao container you open.
    For the hidden rare animal in this stage, after you go through the door marked "3," instead of turning right, go straight and land on the pipe, or the spring that's on it. This will lead you to a path built of similar pipes that requires the Jet Engine. The dragon is on one of these pipes.

     

    B-3x Hot Shot
    Power Demonstration - Shadow
    Hit the cockpit. You can either wait for it to land and hit it when it starts walking after it finishes firing its round of missiles, or you can try to use the wooden boxes to get some height so that you can hit the cockpit while its flying around.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    Awaken from a deep sleep that lasted over 50 years.

    Doctor Eggman, the grandson of my creator Professor Gerald has freed me.

    The doctor awakened me and for that, I have granted him a wish.

    First, let me show you the true power I possess. In ten seconds I was able to destroy the military hardware like it was a toy!

     

    Dry Lagoon
    Desert Oasis - Rouge
    This level has 2 main areas - a large square field with a small pool, and a large oasis that you get to by riding a turtle. The large oasis has a hidden area that you can get to by riding the swimming turtle (yeah, there are 2 of them) and 2 side paths with various structures on them.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    I just love jewels and cannot seem to get enough of them! I found this very valuable Master Emerald but...

    This annoying echidna has been following me. He's so persistent!

    Moreover, this strange old man with a weird looking moustache tried snatching it from me, but before that happened it was shattered into pieces.

    Oh, look what you've done!

    Now, I have to find and collect all the pieces!

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Mystic Melody
    Allows Rouge to use the ancient stone pedestals to find hidden areas and, in the stage select, lost Chao.

    There is a digging wall behind the turtle you rescue. Go in there.

    Chao
    At the top level in the starting area, you'll find a large alcove with boxes piled up inside. Break open the Metal Boxes (you got the Iron Boots, right?) to reveal a wall tile you can dig through. Do so and you'll end up in a room with a Mystic Altar. Use the Mystic Melody and pass under the open door. Jump into the Warp above and you'll be taken to the lost chao.

    Details
    Rings - 141
    Animals - Otter (Yellow), Penguin (Yellow), Peacock (Purple), Sheep (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Unicorn (Gold)
    Whistle in the ring of posts on the island in the large oasis.

     

    Sand Ocean
    Defend The Base - Eggman
    Watch out for that quicksand! This stagre is full of relatively tricky jumps that are a whole lot easier once you get the Jet Booster in another stage. Target the dynamite packs to make bridges and target the gas tanks to clear your path and make steps.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    I released Shadow from the military research facility but now...

    Shadow told me to bring the Chaos Emerald and join him at the space colony, ARK.

    There must be something going on. I should go back to the base and check it out!

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Mystic Melody
    Allows Eggman to use the ancient stone pedestals to find hidden areas and, in the stage select, lost Chao.

    Easy to get with the Jet Booster. It's to the left of the first rotating platform.

    Chao
    On the third rotating platform you'll find a hard to reach plaform with a spring attached. Jump towards it (Boosters are a must) and land without touching the spring. Go forward to the next floating platform. Use you machine gun (upgraded) to blow open the Metal Boxes on the far side of the gap. Now long jump over and follow the path. It'll lead to the lost chao.

    Details
    Rings - 214
    Animals - Peacock (Purple), Bat (Gray), Parrot (Purple), Racoon (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Skeleton (Gray)
    Requires the Jet Engine and Heavy Cannon. The third rotating platform has a choice of paths - you can follow the main path with a lamp gate on it, or jet boost to a platform in the distance. Go to the platform and follow that path, breaking steel containers, until you come to a spring. Use the spring to jump to an island with more steel containers on it.

     

    Radical Highway
    Aircraft Carriers - Shadow
    A fairly easy level built of metal paths over water.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    I took the Chaos Emerald from the national reserve bank.

    And now the military and police are chasing me. I don't care if they know who I am because they'll never catch me. It's just a waste of time!

    There's no time for games. I have to get out of here, fast!

    Big
    Partway through the level, there is a rocket that carries you almost vertically into the air. After you jump off, Big appears on the tail fin of a "Got Ring?" blimp.

    Upgrade - Flame Ring
    Sonic can use it to do a fire somersault that will break steel crates. Unlike most characters, Shadow doesn't actually require this in his game.

    Near the beginning of the level, but still a ways into it, there's a spot where you jump on a sprinbg and land on a road with a fighter jet flying by. In the opposite direction from where the arrows point, there is a spinning cylinder. Somersault under it.

    Chao
    After going through the double loop-de-loop you'll running down a slope. Either hit the ramp fast and jump, or run to the bottom and use the available spring there, either way, you need to get to the upper platform. From there, either use the pole to jump the gap, or use one of the two bridge supports protruding off the sides to reach the other end. You'll find yourself on the highest tip of the bridge. You'll notice two bridge rails in front, and two in back. Take either back rails. You'll stop on another part of the bridge. Use the Mystic Melody on the Altar here to call forth platforms that will lead to the chao.

    Details
    Rings - 323
    Animals - Boar (Green), Seal (Yellow), Racoon (Blue), Cheetah (Green)
    Rare Animal - Unicorn (Gold)
    Hidden location unknown, but you can get it by collecting 3 Chao crates.

     

    Egg Quarters
    Infiltrate Eggman's Base - Rouge
    This is a pretty cool level. This is a triangular path between 3 rooms themed with eggman-faced statues - Egg Scorpion, Egg Fish, and Egg Snake. Find 3 keys to open the locked door.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    I was able to put a transmitter on that old-man's machine when he first appeared.

    I can't tell you why...just yet.

    Then I tracked and followed him to this pyramid, but couldn't get in because the door was sealed.

    Hmm, maybe I need to find a key or something to get in.

    Big
    In the room with 8 torches and the mystic melody pedestal, Big is climbing on one of the walls above the range of where you can climb.

    Upgrade - Pick Nails
    Opens Rouge's dig move, which can be performed on walls, with the drill dive, or with the action menu.

    May be required for the level. It's in the Egg Fish room.

    Chao
    From your starting point, take the left passageway and you'll find the Altar in the next room on the middle pedestal. Use the Melody and enter the warp, you'll find yourself in a large room with the lost chao underneath a metal press that won't let you go near. Find the scorpion wall tile and dig through to the next room. Search for a switch that will stop the press from falling by breaking open the Metal Boxes embedded in the ground. Once found, hit it. Dig through the scorpion floor tile to return to the previous room. Get the chao.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Bear (Red), Gorilla (Red), Skunk (Blue), Parrot (Purple)
    Rare Animal - Swamp Monster (Gray)
    The Swamp Monster is in a cage in the room with the mystic melody pedestal and I haven't seen how you open it, but even getting this one from chao containers takes some explanation. Here's a hint - use Mystic Melody.

     

    Lost Colony
    Welcome To ARK - Eggman
    This is the first of 9 stages in Sonic Adventure 2 on the space colony. Most of the lights are off, so you have to brighten the room by hitting enemies.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    I went to the space colony ARK, as Shadow told me to do.

    What's in the central control room of the ARK? I have to find out!

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Jet Engine
    Eggman can hover and glide with the A button.

    Required for the level. In the circular maze, use the blocks to get onto the overhead platforms.

    Chao
    In the first broken bridge area, Omachao will tell you about holes in the ground. Right underneath that section is a floating platform just barely visible. Get on and you'll be taken to a higher platfrom with a Mystic Altar. Use the Melody follow the new platforms to the hidden door. Go through and you'll eventually wind up in front of a huge gap. You can see the door across the ways. Use the Boosters to reach the door (make sure you get a running jump). Inside you'll the lost chao behind another door.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Racoon (Blue), Boar (Green), Rabbit (Green), Bat (Gray)
    Rare Animal - Skeleton (Gray)
    Hidden location unknown, but you can get it by collecting 3 Chao crates.

     

    Weapons Bed
    Distract GUN - Eggman
    This is Eggman's version of Metal Harbor. A large portion of this stage is designed to give you tons of bonus points, as the aircraft carriers are LOADED with robots that aren't activated.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    The bat girl, Rouge, joined our forces and we came back to Prison Island.

    We came here to locate the Chaos Emerald, that is stored somewhere in the military research facility.

    I will go first to distract the troops. Ha...then we will carry out our plans!

    Big
    Big is on the roof of the buildingt where you get the Heavy Cannon. You can actually touch him in this stage. When you get the Heavy Cannon and break the steel crates, get on the iron crates that form a staircase and jump onto the fence that the staircase is next to. Walking on this fence will let you get on the building. Then use jumps and the Jet Booster to go from room to room. You'll land next to Big and get a very good look at him. And yes, you do walk right through him. Thanks to UltimateShadow for this tip.

    Chao
    On the third aircraft carrier, inside a lower alcove, is the Altar. Play the Melody and jump into the Warp. You'll find yourself with the chao.

    Upgrade - Large Cannon
    Eggman can break steel crates with this Volkan Cannon upgrade.

    Required for the level. It's behind a locked door that you open with a switch around the middle of the level.

     

    Tails
    Get Rid of the Pests - Eggman
    Keep firing until Tails' health has run out. It's not too difficult to avoid being hit by Tails and there are plenty of rings to replenish your health gauge if you need to do so.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    When we reached the military research facility to get the Chaos Emerald, someone was there to stop us!

    Shadow, Rouge, just go! I'll take care of him!!

    Killing you will be my pleasure, fox boy!

     

    Security Hall
    Steal The Chaos Emeralds - Rouge
    You've got to be kidding, right? A treasure hunting stage with a 5 minute timer. Definitely the hardest early level in the game. The layout is fairly simple - a huge U-shaped room filled with safes, and a smaller room at the top with laser-guarded switches for unlocking the safes. The laser patterns are a really nice touch as they give the level a top-security theme. ^_^ You don't always actually have to get the emerald out of a safe. However, when you find that an emerald is in one of them, figure out which floor it's on (red - 1st floor, yellow - 2nd floor, blue - 3rd floor. Then use the spring on the crates in the middle of the lower room to jump up to a platform with a lift on it. That will take you to the top room. In the top room, the red switch is on the left, the yellow switch is at the top, and the blue switch is on the right. You have to pick the switch that matches the floor you want, because opening one will lock the others. Now, glide to the safes and start opening them around where the emerald is. To open a safe (unlocked safes have a glowing "G" on them), position Rouge so that one of her hands is on the G and dig. It may take a few tries, as you have to be in just the right spot.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    I got inside the military research facility, just as the doctor planned it.

    I need to find the three remaining Chaos Emeralds. This should be a piece of cake!

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Treasure Scope
    The sunglasses, available from the action menu, make invisible items appear. Mainly used in hard mode.

    The only upgrade that requires mystic melody. Use mystic melody on the ancient stone pedestal on the 2nd floor (there are actually 2 in this stage - the other is at the top of the top room).

    Chao
    Go to the 2nd floor and find the yellow ABC. Put on Rouge's treasure scope so that a spring will appear. It'll send you up in the air and the chao is on the platform that you'll see.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Racoon (Blue), Parrot (Purple), Tiger (Red), Condor (Purple)
    Rare Animal - Phoenix (Gold)
    Hidden location unknown, but you can get it by collecting 3 Chao crates.

     

    R-1/A Flying Dog
    Caught - Rouge
    Use Rouge's ability to glide to attack. You can use the wooden boxes and wait for it to come to you--or use the bars to go to it at any time.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    A minor set-back. Just how could I have let this happen to me?!

    After collecting the three Chaos Emeralds, something caught my eye! All of a sudden...

    The security alarm went off and I was trapped inside the safe!

    From out of nowhere, comes this strong-looking fighter. There's not much time left before the bomb that Shadow set goes off! Oh, this is just not my day!

    First, I've got to take care of business.

     

    White Jungle
    Wow, An Actual Shadow Level! :P - Shadow
    After 8 stages with only 1 Shadow level among them, another Shadow level finally shows up. This is Shadow's version of Green Forest. Some of the areas are even identical except for object placement. The main difference is that Shadow's version has a large number of catapults that lift him to high areas.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    Looks like the bat girl has failed her end of the deal.

    I really could care less about her, it's the Chaos Emeralds I have to save!

    I have to hurry because there's not much time left before the bomb goes off.

    Big
    He appears on the right of the screen as Shadow swings on the last vine in the level.

    Upgrade - Air Shoes
    This upgrade is the Light Dash, which launches Sonic at paths of rings. This version is a lot quicker than the SA version, as Sonic just has to press X or B next to a ring and he'll do it automatically.

    Required for the level. Where Omochao talks about the Light Dash, there is a wooden crate. Spin into it to reveal a tunnel leading to the Air Shoes.

    Chao
    Near the end of the level where there is a huge weight that drops, somersaultunderneath the wooden block and you'll see a spring, a chao crate, and some ring items. Use the spring, but instead of taking the catapult that takes you toward the goal, go the opposite direction toward the Mystic Altar. Use Shadow's Mystic Melody and follow the platforms to get to the chao. You'll be using Shadow's homing ability to get to the chao.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Peacock (Purple), Parrot (Purple), Skunk (Blue), Bear (Red)
    Rare Animal - Dragon (Gold)
    Its location is unknown, but you can still get one from the chao containers.

     

    Sonic
    Battle With The Inferior Hedgehog - Shadow
    Three hits and this is over. The most difficult part is making sure you don't fall into the water while trying to attack Sonic.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    That other hedgehog appeared while I was on my way to rescue Rouge.

    He's starting to irritate me. It's time to show my true power!

     

    Route 280
    Holy Kart Racing! It's The Batmobile! - Rouge
    Okay, it's not the batmobile, but it has a logo that looks suspiciously familiar. Rouge drives her custom car after Tails' Tornado on a track that is basically a more complex version of Tails' kart racing stage. You get a boost move for every 20 rings you collect and increase the timer by collecting checkpoints.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    We announced our plans for world domination using the power of the Chaos Emeralds we stole from the military research facility.

    Charging the Eclipse Cannon is taking too long!

    So we've got to get the last Chaos Emerald and fast! Where is that fox boy?

     

    Sky Rail
    Pumpkin Hill In Day - Shadow
    This stage is an alternate version of the Pumpkin Hill stage, this one featuring tons of dual grinding rails all over the place, apparently for the train featured in Knuckles' version of the level.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    I received a message from Rouge to follow that plane...The pilot is in possession of the last Chaos Emerald.

    There are so many creepy looking mountains ahead of me...Never mind that, I won't let the plane get away!

    Big
    In the very begining when you are grinding down, he is on the right side of the mountain sitting on one of those mill things. You cannot see him too good.

    Upgrade - Ancient Light
    As in SA1, this move lets you charge up a spindash and fly at enemies.

    Skip the rocket near the start of the level and get the Chao key container. Stand on the corner of the ground next to the wall the container is next to and an invisible floating enemy should appear. Do a homing spin on it and more should appear, making a path to the upgrade.

    Chao
    Just before the second point marker, behind a wooden crate is a Mystic Altar. Use Shadow's Mystic Melody to cause some rings to appear nearby. Follow the rings and use the bouncing springs to take you to the chao.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Bear (Red), Condor (Purple), Tiger (Red), Sheep (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Unknown

     

    Egg Golem
    Robot Malfunction - Eggman
    Keep shooting at the Golem--particularly at 3 different spots in its chest. Once the stone falls out, blast the batteries that were hidden behind it to win. Avoid the Golem's hand slams and sweeps.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    I was waiting for Sonic at my hidden base to show him my awesome robot created to put that creep in his place, but...

    That blue hedgehog alluded me again! Now he's on the attack and is coming after me. Why does this always happen?

    Hey, get out of my way! Sonic's escaping!

     

    Mad Space
    Gravity Tricks - Rouge
    This stage features a rocket launching platform, a ring of platforms along the outside of the level which are within gliding distance of each other, 3 mini-planets each with their own gtravitational pull, and a huge tower hanging down from ARK. The rocket launching platform has 3 rockets. The red one takes you to the Capsule Planet, the blue one takes you to the Holy Planet, and the yellow one takes you to the Sperical Planet. All 3 rockets require switches, and only the red switch is accessible without the Iron Boots. The Capsule Planet is a large space ship with grass on it. The Holy Planet has a structure on it with a rocket on top that will get you to the tower area. The Spherical Planet has a very strong gravity, and gliding will cause you to circle the Spherical Planet at a constant height. Use springs and platforms to get out of range of its gravity, or, if you have the Iron Boots, break the steel container under the structure to make a rocket appear on top of it that will take you to the Capsule Planet.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    But that's not all I do...

    Finally, those guys appeared when I returned from my secret mission.

    That means they've collected the remaining pieces of the Master Emerald. Now is my chance!

    I've retrieved the information about the secret project, "Shadow," now's my chance to grab the Master Emerald and dash!

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Iron Boots
    Purple sparks will swirl around Rouge's kicks, and she can break steel crates.

    In a small room on the Sperical Planet.

    Chao
    Among the higher platforms, there will be Mystic Altar with a Chaos-like enemy near it. Destroy the enemy and then use Rouge's Mystic Melody. You'll eventually run into the chao after going through a few containers.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Gorilla (Red), Parrot (Purple), Peacock (Purple), Racoon (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Phoenix
    On the high platform with red lights, there are boxes floating a distance away. The Phoenix can be found circling around one of the boxes.

     

    Knuckles
    Taking The M.E. - Rouge
    Watch out for Knuckles' Thunder Arrow attack. The ground can open up at times which'll send both of you up into the air to continue the battle on the higher beams.

    Level Story
    My name is Rouge the Bat, better known as the treasure hunter, Rouge.

    He's starting to get on my nerves! He is relentless about the Master Emerald, isn't he? Why doesn't he just give up? That annoying echidna.

    I will beat him up and take the Master Emerald!

     

    Cosmic Wall
    Rocket Powered Shooting Gallery - Eggman
    The main gimmick here is that Eggman can fly short distances by taking advantage of the low gravity and hovering. It really seems that they should have made a stage like this for Tails, huh? This is an extremely easy stage and it's pretty much a shooting gallery. The main challenge is finding ways to beat your best score.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    Sonic and his buddies somehow found a way to get to the space colony.

    Why am I getting readings from two separate Chaos Emeralds? What's going on!

    They must be planning a counter-attack.

    I've got no time to waste! Back to the space colony to attack them.

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Protection Armor
    This is an armor upgrade that increases the Egg Walker's defensive strength. This is the only upgrade that is available to Eggman but not Tails.

    Fairly easy to spot. In a vertical area full of platforms, 2 platforms are close together with just enough space for you to hover between them. It's in there.

    Chao
    Right after the second point marker, instead of going straight after going up--go to the platform on the right. After you blast the covering, you'll see a Mystic Altar (and a chao crate). Use Eggman's Mystic Melody to make a spring appear. Use the spring and follow the arrows until you get to the chao, which will be under some covering that you'll need to blow to bits.

    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Cheetah (Green), Rabbit (Green), Otter (Yellow), Sheep (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Unicorn (Gold)
    Hidden location unknown, but you can get it by collecting 3 Chao crates. Oddly enough, Eggman's biggest stage has arguably the cutest overall selection of animals in the whole game. :P

     

    Tails
    Finishing Up Loose Ends - Eggman
    There aren't any rings around to replenish your health and Tails will also use his attacks from 2P-mode to attack you. Get behind Tails to attack as much as possible.

    Level Story
    I'm Dr. Eggman, the greatest scientific genius of the world!

    Hahahahahaha!
    I finally did it! I've defeated Sonic! That annoying hedgehog is now gone forever! He's nothing but floating chunks in space now!

    What are you going to do now Tails? If you are against me, you'll suffer the same fate as your buddy, Sonic!

     

    Final Chase
    Don't Get Dizzy - Shadow
    This level is full of grinding rails and giant spinning cylinders that Shadow sticks to. The cylinders are a very large portion of the level. You can run along them and jump at any point, and running to the top causes Shadow to jump onto the top, non-spinning area if the cylinder is vertical.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    Finally, all the seven Chaos Emeralds are set in place. Now the stage is set, I'm almost finished!

    All this time, someone has been trying to get at the Eclipse Cannon. There's no hope for him now!

    It's important that we don't make any mistakes right now. I have to get rid of all those pests!

    Big
    Unknown

    Upgrade - Mystic Melody
    Allows Shadow to use the ancient stone pedestals to find hidden areas and, in the stage select, lost Chao.

    Partway through the stage, there's a spot where you can get off a spinning cylinder to jump onto a platform with a ring monitor on it and run to the rest of the main path. Instead of getting off, run to the top of the cylinder. Another cylinder will appear in the distance with a ring of electricity around it. Jump onto the top half of it and run to the top, then jump onto a nearby platform with the upgrade on it.

    Chao


    Details
    Rings - ???
    Animals - Otter (Yellow), Penguin (Yellow), Tiger (Red), Skunk (Blue)
    Rare Animal - Phoenix (Gold)
    In the area where you're running between 2 inverted colony structures and specifically when you jump across horizontal and diagonal cylinders, land on the diagonal platforms on the right wall. It's on one of those.

     

    Sonic
    Removal Of The Final Obstacle - Shadow
    Stay on the platforms, which can sometimes start falling down, and take notice of the arrows since sometimes you'll have to turn around to continue. Sonic will be able to attack you with his Sonic Wind attack and can use Chaos Control to save himself if he falls off--a luxury that you don't have--or just to get ahead of you.

    Level Story
    I'm Shadow the Hedgehog. The one and only ultimate life form.

    It's that blue hedgehog that's trying to destroy the Eclipse Cannon!

    I'm impressed.
    I thought he died in the capsule that was shot into space.

    Now, I know that blue hedgehog is dangerous!

    When I'm finished with him, he'll have wished he died in the capsule. I'm gonna show him my real power.