Worst Sonic Characters

The Top Ten
1 Princess Elise III Princess Elise the Third (ソレアナ公女エリス3世, Soreana Kōjo Erisu 3-sei, literally "Soleanna Princess Elise the Third") is one of the main characters in Sonic the Hedgehog (2006).

"Be brave, Elise. Don't cry, no matter what happens" Whoa, whoa, whoa. Don't cry? Ever? What if water or dust gets in her eyes, or what if she laughs until she cries? It's just a very odd plot device that somehow gets the story going once Sonic gets killed by Mephiles. Then she summons Ifrit, no, Iblis (this isn't Final Fantasy), causing a dimensional rift done by Dialga and Palkia? (No more referencing other franchises!) It's a good thing that '06's story isn't canon in the franchise whatsoever. Need I say that Sonic '06 is turning 18 years old this year? In terms of bad storytelling, this game is a masterpiece at that. It's like "The Room" of video games, and it's all thanks to this Yuna from Final Fantasy X knockoff, which is a plot device in this game And did I mention that you witness her getting kidnapped several times, and she barely stands up for herself? That's so sexist.

2 Chris Thorndyke Chris Thorndyke is a fictional character and the main human protagonist of the Anime series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog series created by Sega, Sonic X.

Chris is most definitely the worst character in Sonic history. He, in my point of view, was completely unnecessary. In Sonic X he was supposed to be some type of important character, which he really wasn't. As far as I'm aware he wasn't really needed. The only important thing he did in the show was when he convinced Shadow to help save the world. However this was totally unnecessary considering the fact originally Amy was the one who persuaded Shadow to save the world. Besides that all he really does whine.
Seriously, anything this brat did, an original sonic could do.

I find Chris to be the worst Sonic character for many reasons. While Elise is bad, she technically isn't canon, and we don't really have to worry about her.
To start of with Chris, let me just say Sonic X is an absolute jewel, with a perfect portrayal of Sonic, Tails, and Shadow's characters, something Sega has completely slaughtered in the last few years. But Chris was a very unnecessary character. Now, I found characters like Chuck and Ella, who were also unnecessary, actually enjoyable and fun characters, but Chris's character was so unlikeable I don't think it was really possible for anyone to actually enjoy this as a character. I'm actually fine with a kid accompanying Sonic in a story, but Chris is the exact opposite of the example of someone I have in mind (Ex. Someone with a pleasant and grateful personality, who isn't spoiled and rich, and doesn't attach themselves to Sonic).
Something else that bugs me about Chris is his horrible attitude. He's whiny, for starters. Also, he's very selfish. I know he eventually said goodbye to Sonic, and he asked for forgiveness. But it took him FOREVER. He even tried to blame Eggman because he just couldn't accept Sonic was going to leave.
And I HATE that they worked him into season 3.
Chris is the worst. Period.

3 Omochao Omochao is a character in the "Sonic the Hedgehog" series. It is a small robotic Chao that provides tips, guidance, and commentary to players throughout the games. Omochao's role as an informative helper has made it a recognizable presence in the franchise, assisting players in navigating various challenges and obstacles.

Sonic Adventure: Omochao is ruining the whole game basically by being unnecessarily bossy around Sonic the Hedgehog and tellin us everything we know.

Sonic Adventure 2: Omochao is making the game disturbing and this is why I do not like to play as sonic the HEdgehog in Sonic Adventure 2.

All other games, Omochao always sucks.

Oh no not him in every game I used to play was him in it he is so annoying like come on who needs this guy to tell me some thing to do I rather have a sign in the game like from Mario 63 there were signs why not do that SEGA. Cause seriously this guy got to go.

He's basically the Microsoft Word paperclip disguised as a chao. Creepy stare and just tells you everything you already know.
I never watched too much Sonic X, Elise is almost as bad, and Big's story in SA1 is over in three seconds, so this little thorn deserves the top spot.

4 Big the Cat

Hey! Leave Big alone! You guys are forgetting how great he can be for the series! He's not stupid, just a umm... let's say a slow thinker, yeah. Oh yeah, he's probably the STRONGEST character in the series, and he might be lazy but will always jump into action for his friends, and oh did I mention Froggy doesn't run away on purpose? In SA1, he swallowed a Chaos Emerald and started acting weird, In Sonic Heroes, He was kidnapped by Neo Metal Sonic, In Sonic Colors DS, Big lost track of him, and in Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, he stayed with Big. See? Don't I make a good point?! Ops almost forgot! He also has enhanced speed, so he can keep up with Sonic.

Chris may not have done anything for the first 2 seasons, but A) I think he had very relatable moments for some portions of the anime (he had friends, but it wasn't the kind of relationship he was looking for). And B) he actually does something in the third and final season (thank god). While I hated what Chris did in the 3rd to last episode of season 2, at least the 2nd to last episode gave us one of his best moments (although I will not defend his Adventure moments he stole from Amy and Rouge).
But Big? He doesn't even do anything to contribute to the plot throughout any of his appearances in his games (Heroes has next to no story, so I don't count it). On top of that, Big has even less personality than a generic Toad (how do you do that? How do you get a major character to be more generic than a generic NPC? ) This is one character I don't miss.

5 Amy Rose Amy Rose is a fictional character in SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog series. She is a pink anthropomorphic hedgehog with a cheerful, competitive personality, and is infatuated with the series' main character, Sonic. She serves as the first playable female character in the series.

Amy's so stupid Amy fans just flame me off dude! Amy just runs and protects sonic like a baby. I know blaze is a little stupid but Amy's the worse! It's like she is a baby girl that doesn't know she can poop and pee to day dreaming! I Hate AMy and Amy fans! Amy is so dum she is a dummy she is even more dum than warrio. When she gets hurt she makes a stupid girly sound. She is a weakling oh my goodness you don't remember she is so weak. She is fallen in love with peach. I also hate peach fans Amy is the worse ever even in some sonic games like sonic CD yo go save Amy. Amy is a weak head she really is Amy fans!

6 Sally Acorn Sally Acorn is a Mobian chipmunk, the daughter of King Nigel Acorn, and the leader of the Freedom Fighters. She is also the heroine of the SatAM television series... read more

To be quite frank, Sally seems to have a lack of personality in my point of view. In my opinion her character is bland. I think she would've been an enjoyable character had she acquired a well-rounded personality. Pertaining to the issue of her choice of clothing (A.K.A. vest and boots) I don't particularly mind that, but it would have been better if she actually wore clothing instead of a vest like the rest of the female cast. I mean, take a look at other females in Sonic. The others actually wear a dress or pants and a shirt. In that issue I really don't understand the idea behind her lack of real clothes because it really doesn't make her look respectable in any way, shape, or form to me.

7 Charmy Bee

One thing I notice is that many Sonic Characters who are unpopular/disliked the most are Kids. This Includes Charmy, Cream, and Amy. But what most people fail to realize is that Charmy is only 6, and the reason he is so hyper and loud and outspoken is because he's A KID. Many Sonic Characters themselves are Teens or Children, Sonic included. All kids act the way Amy nags, Charmy's Hyperactivity, and Cream's spoiled behavior can all be rightfully blamed due to age and stereotypes of how they behave. So before you start hating on them, think about that.

Tails and Sonic Pals, Emerald Masters, Gotta Go Fast and Charmy Bee clearly don't care about the main series judging from their videos, also I've been digging up info on the series and I believe that they clearly don't know what their talking about most of the time.

Their ideas are just as bad as YouTube removing the dislikes from their website.

Charmy Bee the YouTube channel sucks but, Charmy Bee the character is alright.

The best way to write a character is to understand them and knowing that are these YouTubers really any good, no.

Their wannabe writers, wannabe actors, wannabe creators and wannabe fans that claim to know what they know nothing about; fans that act as if they know everything when they truly know nothing, fans that wouldn't admit their mistakes and refuse to fix them as a result.

This in return denies them the chance in the future to change when they need to most besides, Charmy Bee's channel is nothing but bee puns.

8 Eggman Nega

When people think of the worst Sonic character (games only), they often say Big The Cat or Princess Elise III. But they often overlook Eggman Nega considering how overshadowed he is by Dr. Eggman. Eggman Nega is the worst Sonic character (yep, worse than Big and Elise, because at least they are original and didn't take their personalities or clone them from another character! ). They just had to copy the bad guy from another dimension (when yet Blaze looks nothing like Sonic and Marine looks nothing like Tails), just cloning him, changing his look and adding Nega does not make him any better >:(

I don't know why he's on worst villains. I LIKE HIM. He's calm, yet crazy and has more to offer the series as a whole. He should be the ruler of Silver's future world. There now he's successful.

He is the descendant of Dr. Robotnik, but he hangs around in an alternate dimension. How odd. He seems to have a confusing history.

9 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.

It bugged me so much when he became more popular than characters that came before him that are more important to the series, such as Tails and Knuckles, which, in my humble opinion, are better characters. Shadow is also cliched considering that Sonic already has an anti-hero in the form of Knuckles and a rival/evil-counterpart in the form of Metal Sonic. The Shadow fandom is also horrendous and they have many misconceptions of him and constantly get into fights with one another about the character. His "Chaos Control! " line is starting to get annoying and it makes Navi's "Hey! Listen! " much more worth listening to.

Now, I have no problem with Shadow being Rouge's love interest, or with his appearance in Sonic Adventure 2 being his only role in the series since the bittersweet ending for him would have made more sense if he didn't come back, but ever since he was revived, he took away the spotlight from all the other characters and this spotlight stealing is what caused the downfall of the Sonic series. Perhaps if it weren't for Shadow, as well as Cream, Rouge, Blaze, and all those other characters that inspired the fandom to create an endless supply of hentai fanart and lemon fanfics of them, maybe the Sonic games would have succeeded better and sold more.

10 Froggy

How'd he even get on here? Besides being Big's "companion" he really hasn't done much to have people make opinions about him, despite his annoying game where you have to fish for him.

No this froggy is good know why? It gets away from big yea...

You guys do know he doesn't want to leave Big, right?

The Contenders
11 Sonia the Hedgehog

I don't find Sonia bad actually, besides being a snooty princess. But at times, the snooty princess role actually works, and adds a bit of comedy to Sonic Underground and makes me laugh! The only thing I don't really approve of is her voice actor. Believe it or not, it's a male! Jaleel White, who was once Sonic's voice actually, took on the role. I'd be a bit more comfortable if Sonia's voice was a bit more feminine. Of course, if anyone else's opinion is different, I'm fine with that! Thanks for reading. ^^

Sonia is Sonic's sister but unlike her heroic brother she doesn't really care about others besides herself and actually got into more trouble than both Amy and Tails combined, the two of them do get into trouble but not as much as Sonia.

Her voice drives me up a wall and she is very prissy for no reason. Sonic and manic were fine but Sonia just didn't do it for me,

12 Marine the Raccoon

Look, I think Sonic Rush Adventure is a decent Sonic game. But Marine The Raccoon almost ruined my adventure. She's always with us, she has such a stereotypical Australian accent that she uses Aussie slang like all the damn time, like she's the daughter of Dingodile from the Crash Bandicoot franchise. Normally, I have no problem with Aussie accents in video games, but it just sounds so forced. She is so whiny, that I almost don't want to do a voice for her during a playthrough. I hate the parts where she screams and wants to go back! You're the captain. You're supposed to laugh at evil. Not get scared of it. The upside? She's cute, I like her design, but she could have been a great character instead of an Aussie stereotype.

Me playing Sonic Rush Adventure:
"The Tornado got hit, I'm on a random-ass island, and some girl's poking me with a stick..."
Marine: How are ya mate?
Me: Gyyaaaa! Uh, hi.
Marine: Ya gotta come see this ripper jet ski I built for ya, mate!
Me: Oh thanks. You're Australian, aren't you?
Marine: Nah! (Slaps me really hard.)
Now get on me ship! I'll be the skipper!
Me: I hate you with every inch of my body.

13 Silver the Hedgehog

This guy is beyond infuriating in every sense of the word. His gameplay is sluggish and boring, his boss fight is rip-your-hair-out irritating, and personality/writing wise, he is one of the worst characters I've seen in my entire life. His positive qualities (caring, loves justice, etc. ) are already a part of Sonic's personality and to a lesser degree. And frankly, his positive qualities rarely show because this guy is so stupid that it just baffles me! He's always getting in SONIC's way for being the Iblis Trigger but doesn't suspect that (spoilers ahead, but do you care? ) Elise was the one who cried and Mephiles was the one who killed him?! There are so many things that this moron misses that should be clear to a casual observer, but he's too stupid to figure anything out unless it's spelled out for him. Stop trying, Silver, because IT'S NO USE!

14 Julie-Su Julie-Su is a character that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics.

The most disgusting Mary Sue in the Sonic Universe. She shouldn't exist. Glad Penders took away this sorry excuse for a character.

Why is she only 91? She's as bad or worse a mary sue than Sally Acorn!

Yeah, she should be right up there with Sally.

15 Black Doom

Ahhh~ the creepy, cliche, hypocritical alien Black Doom. We all need our daily dose of creepy-cliche-hypocritical alien everyday, don't we? :/ Do be honest, I think he should have gotten higher on this list. No doubt about it, he's useless, the easiest boss fight in the world, and has a voice that sounds like a Darth Vader wannabe. Not only does he make zero sense, but he'll literally make Shadow kill his own men for no apparent reason. He's also the WORSE choice for a character to be Shadow's "father" (oopsies! Spoliers! E-e) To keep it short, I find him very unoriginal and just a horrible character in general. But, if anyone disagrees, I'm fine with that, I just thought I'd share my opinions. Thanks for reading. ^^

Hmm... Black Doom... He's Shadow's father, and he tried to kill Shadow... yup, Black Doom is the worst!

He's a good villain but everything else about him is horrible.

16 Rouge the Bat

Rouge is a criminal and an antagonist towards the sonic heroes, especially knuckles. Reasons being she tried to steal the master emerald, she helped eggman steal several chaos emeralds for the eclipse cannon, she tried to steal the prize money in free riders, she abused E-1000, she kidnapped emerl, and her teammates are the edgelord and eggman's latest and most dangerous E-series killing machine.

Her gameplay in Sonic Adventure 2 is the worst in the series. The only reasons why her gameplay is worse than Knuckles, would be Mad Space and Security Hall. Her character is also very annoying in cutscenes and overall bland. The worst thing in the entire Sonic franchise including 06, Boom, Big The Cat, Werehog, and Sonic R.

17 Sticks the Badger

She's honestly a tad demeaning to anyone who suffers from actual mental illness. I'm getting real sick of these 'OooOOoOoOo, I'm crazy because it's edgy! ' characters. People with actual mental issues tend to have reasons for them, and creating characters where their insanity is the butt of every joke just continues the social stigmas about mental illness that lead so many people, including/especially kids and teens (you know, the audience that this is projected at), into suicide. I though better of Sega. I know they're not the best writers, but I would have at least thought they'd have the best interest of kids in mind, as again, that's their target audience. She completely ruins the otherwise great show that is Sonic Boom.

She's mean to Tails whenever he does something by accident when it comes to his machines. I always felt sorry for Tails whenever he accidentally does something he doesn't mean to do, and Sticks is just an unlike able ass!

18 Infinite

Infinite is a great character! Sure, he had flaws, but other than that at least he an actual reason to become a villain. His entire team was destroyed overnight and he got kicked in the face. That's embarassing and enough to traumatize or anger a person. And, instead of sitting around and moping that Shadow wiped his reputation out, Infinite decided to stand up for himself. He didn't just cry that he lost his squad and his pride, no, he actually pulled his ass off the ground and got to work. Look at what he did; he destroyed cities, committed mass genocide and partially took control of most of the world side-by-side with Eggman. THIS character right here, did all of that. It's what you call a decent villain. Not perfect, of course (I won't deny Infinite's dumb mistake of letting Sonic go), but he is decent.

There are rumors going around that there might be a Forces 2. If so, I hope Infinite returns. Along with other characters, he deserves more spotlight.

19 Lyric

Of course, the snake has to be the bad guy.

Utterly dumb name for an antagonist.

Lyric is plat out stupid

20 Cream the Rabbit

I don't hate Cream, I just despie the way her character was written on Tails and Sonic Pals, Emerald Masters, Gotta Go Fast and Charmy Bee's channels.
Besides, everything about them sucks anyway.
I still want to murder them for the way they wrote each character low but I won't because first of all we'll never meet in real life and second of all I'd go to jail if I tried to anyway so yeah, I'm just going to say that their writing is god awful and cool it a day because it truly is that bad.

I hate it when people pair her with Tails or even Fox McCloud. She does not deserve any of them and is too young for a relationship. Fox already has Krystal in the Star Fox series (knowing I hate crossover ships) while Tails already has Zooey in Sonic Boom, formerly Cosmo in Sonic X before she sadly died.

I know she's a kid, but hear me out. I won't call her useless because kids aren't exactly the most 'useful' in a video game sense anyway. Cream is most likely there just to be a refreshing character.
Now, here's my issue. Cream is supposedly around the age of 8.
No child who I've met is as big of a crybaby as she is.

21 Dr. Eggman Doctor Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik is a fictional video game character and the main antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series, created by Sega.

This is an original! If Eggman didn't exist, Sonic would be nothing. Where is the action, irony, and fighting? He has an incredible voice actor and without him, there is no antagonist. You can't just hate someone because of some annoying line. (More the merrier) because there are others too (It's no use, long time no see, etc. ) Dr. Eggman is amazing!

Bowser vs. Eggman

Both are top 10 on their respective, main top 10 worst characters in their franchise lists (Bowser as top 10 on "Top 10 Worst Mario Bros. Characters" and Dr. Eggman on "Worst Sonic Characters"). Well, for now, of course.

King Bowser wins by a 7/10 score.

Dr. Eggman loses by a 2/10 score. Sonic Adventure ruined him.

Eggman should NOT be here! Sonic needs an arch enemy! Or he would have nothing else to do! And Eggman is a funny and ambitious guy who always makes me laugh! He should not be in the top ten worst Sonic characters!

22 Ella

Seriously? If you hate this character because she's fat and human, that just makes you shallow and racist. Humans can be accepted in the Sonic world too; I mean really, human characters like Eggman and Maria exist for a reason. And why the hell would you hate someone due to them being fat? These people are messed up individuals...

She's an ugly stereotype character, who makes human characters in the Sonic Series seem bad. Probably the inspiration for Unleashed Humans & overall worse than Chris.

But always praise her Spanish accent which is not just stereotypical.

23 Sonic Fan Characters

There are actually very good sonic OCs out there, but it's rare. In my opinion, any oc that's not a hedgehog or re-color gets an A-OK in my book. What I really don't get though is that people go crazy when they're paired up with real characters. It's not a crime to pair up a character with another as long as they don't go overboard. I think that most of these kind of people are just mad that someone's OC is paired up with THEIR oc, and they just go crazy girlfriend over it

Ugh, I HATE fan characters! Idiots on Deviantart think that some should be in an actual Sonic game.

If any fan character makes an appearance in a Sonic game, I would cry in a corner in exasperation. Especially if that character was a female.

When ever fans make there own character they make a stupid origin and or make it super overpowered and or invincible. I also hate it when the fans pare up there characters with the REAL Sonic characters!

24 Metal Sonic Metal Sonic is one of Eggman’s fastest and most powerful creations. Programed to be better than Sonic in any aspect possible, he can shoot electro balls, shoot electricity downward, do a boost, and make himself invincible. He fight’s Sonic each time he gets stronger, and when he gains enough power, he becomes the Metal Overlord. But he becomes an advanced phase of himself before becoming the Metal... read more

Formerly one of my favorite evil doppelgangers besides Shadow the Hedgehog... But then Heroes came. Giving him a voice and emotion wasn't really that cool in my opinion (the Sonic OVA Metal Sonic could mop the floor with you, bucko! Please make OVA's Metal Sonic canon SEGA! D:). Welp, other than that, I really don't have much to say about him. I'm fine if you guys have your own opinions, but that's just what I think about this guy. Thanks for reading. ^^;

How can he be annoying if I have honestly never heard him say anything?

Sega keeps reusing him and it's getting on my nerves.

25 Bunnie Rabbot

Bunnie Rabbot is one of the deeper characters in the series, mind you. Bunnie Rabbot was transformed into her current state because of horrible injuries she gained from a war with Dr. Eggman. The only thing that could save her was if Uncle Chuck could replace her injured limbs with robotic ones so she could stay alive. In time she has many severe difficulties with her robotic limbs, but eventually finds a way to use them to her advantage (examples of this are super strength, arm and leg stretching abilities, and rocket power in her feet so she can fly! :D) To keep it brief, I find her very undeserving to be on this list and shouldn't have anything bad going for her. But, if anyone differs with my opinion, that's fine too. Thanks for reading. >->;

She appears in the comics. :) And yes, I don't really like her either. She was some bunny who went through half a robot transformation.

Worst thing about her: Se sometimes communicates with female characters.

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