Most Overrated Sonic Characters

The Top Ten

1 Shadow the Hedgehog Shadow the Hedgehog Shadow the Hedgehog is a character who appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega. He is an artificially created black and red hedgehog whose hover shoes propel him at extreme speeds that rival those of Sonic.

He is ranked as top 2 best liked Sonic character, solely behind the super overrated Sonic the Hedgehog. I do not think he is all that great (he got worse when he got his own game), but I still like Shadow the Hedgehog fine. Keep note to self, that critics gave Shadow the Hedgehog mixed to positive reception in general. At least Shadow the Hedgehog is way better than Sonic. I liked Shadow best in Sonic Boom series where he is actually tall & lankly.

He's really awesome in pretty much every game before Sonic Boom. He used to be an amazing swag guy who literally was super strong. Now all he does is stalk Sonic telling him "you're weak because of your pathetic loyalty to your friends." Thanks Shadow. Just because you don't have friends doesn't mean you attack people because they do.

He is my favorite character...BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN HE ISN'T OVERRATED! Why does he appear in Sonic Boom? What purpose does he serve anymore? I don't understand. - DCfnaf

Why do people Like him

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2 Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Sonic the Hedgehog never deserved to be the main star anyways.

Now everyone is starting to hate Mario & love Sonic. what?! Who needs that ?!

Sonic the Hedgehog was ranked as top 1 on most popular Sonic characters by far.

Seriously, is he that good? NO!

Classic Sonic was fine, but all his games were great!

Modern Sonic was awful, and I hate his voice & appearance so much!

Sonic Boom Sonic is inspiring & hilarious.

Good for a main character. It makes me cringe that Nintendo is too scared to give pkmn pro tags, Mario, link, etc... No personality what so ever.

Beyond that, for a hero protagonist... He's pretty unique. Kinda snidy, a little rude, likes to joke, but is adventitious and heroic. Overrated? I don't know. If he is liked by lots, I can see the reason at least. Unlike shadow. Or rouge. Or silver.

I don't really like Sonic, honestly. I never really go for the main protagonist as my favorite. - Wereweegee

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3 Miles "Tails" Prower Miles Miles Prower, more commonly known by his nickname Tails, is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a significant main character after the title character Sonic, who is also his best friend.

Tails is not useless at all.

I don't know what your taking about. He's usally overlooked or hated for being 'useless'

4 Silver the Hedgehog Silver the Hedgehog

I would say that Silver is underrated, but he is getting much more fans. I would prefer Classic Silver. Also, couldn't Bowser be Silver's main rival in Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (for now)?

Whiny stupid brat who think he knows best and tries to get people to do what he wants. He's only like for his stupid powers & because he's from the future. He needed that kick in the face.

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5 Princess Elise III Princess Elise III
6 Knuckles the Echidna Knuckles the Echidna

I believe that Knuckles the Echidna (and the other members of Team Sonic because of Team Rose's members excluding the underrated Vector) is a very underappreciated because he doesn't rely on anything, is very determined/tough, is rarely annoying, is such a powerful puncher and has complex character design.

Eh, saga making him stupid I think has made his popularity drop.

But yea, people only seem to like him because his abilities in the older games

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8 Metal Sonic Metal Sonic
9 Amy Rose Amy Rose

Underrated and overrated at the same time, Amy Rose is. Amy Rose tied with Knuckles the Echidna to be the two top 4 most popular Sonic the Hedgehog characters. Amy Rose sure received a multiple amount of controversy.

Her fans bash Sally acorn

Annoying as hell. Sorry for the language, but its true.


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The Contenders

11 Blaze the Cat Blaze the Cat

Hey, blaze has actual personality & development as well as cool powers! There's good reasons why she's popular.

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12 Sally Acorn Sally Acorn

Yes Yes YES THANK YOU She deserves to be on this list So many people praise her like she's a god! WELL GUESS WHAT SHES NOT! She crushes dreams and steals friends or crushes away from sonic and his pals. DIE SALLY SONIC SHOULD KILL YOU YOU EVIL DEMON!

When I put Sally Acorn on the list, I put her as Modern Sally Acorn because of how cruel and dainty she is portrayed to be. I wish I could put The Deadly Six and Vanilla the Rabbit on the list.

13 Chao

The Chao... one of the most overrated characters ever!

Seriously, just because Chaos are completely cute does not mean they are the best. Besides, Chao Garden in Sonic Adventure 1 than Sonic Adventure 2 is way better.

14 Rouge the Bat Rouge the Bat

Lets ignore the stereotype that she uses to flirt with m3n to get what she wants, let's ignore she's selfish that thinks anything she wants is 'hers,' let's ignore the fact that she was a tool for shadow and would've let him DESTROY THE WORLD. She's 'sexy.' But Sally is a tramp

I put her on the list mainly because of her feminine arch-rivalries with Modern Amy Rose, which makes them both overrated as heck. she is very one-dimensional in the Archie Comics. Some Archie Comics characters like Betty Cooper and Sabrina Spellman are lierally three-dimensional.

15 Big the Cat

Any other team from Sonic Heroes is reasonably a lot better than Team Rose. I know I should have put Cream the Rabbit on the list.

16 Vanilla the Rabbit

She is a lot like Princess Elise III and her clothing that you commonly find in the 19th Century... uggh!

17 Marine the Raccoon

I feel so bad for Blaze the Cat for being pressured to befriend a Mary Sue like Marine.

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20 Shahra the Genie
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