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Sonic Advance 3

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GF Rating
7.4

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Gameplay Controls

Sonic Advance 3

BASIC CONTROLS
Control Pad Select Mode, Menu Items. Walk or Run Left/Right. Hold to increase speed. Press the reverse direction to brake quickly. Look Up/Down. After a short while, the screen will scroll revealing what is immediately above or below.
A Button Enter Selection. Jump/Attack/Fly.
B Button Cancel. Special Attack.
R Button Adjust Color Settings. Tag Action, Trick Action. For Tag Actions, press and hold til your partner character appears and starts spinning, indicating that the Tag Action is charged and ready. When you release the button, whether on the ground or in the air, you and your partner will perform a Tag Action together.
Start/Pause Pause. SELECT = View Chao Map.

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG TAG ACTIONS
Control Pad When partnered with Tails, Knuckles, Cream and Amy: DOWN = Spin (while running). Down + A Button = Spin Dash.
When partnered with Tails: Boost mode (while running).
When partnered with Knuckles: Boost mode (while running).
When partnered with Cream: Breathe (in water), Boost mode (while running).
When partnered with Amy: Boost mode (while running).
A Button When partnered with Tails, Knuckles, and Cream: Spin Jump.
When partnered with Amy: Jump.
A Button while Jumping when partnered with Cream: Jump Dash Homing Attack.
B Button When partnered with Tails: Skid Attack
When partnered with Knuckles: Fire Sliding.
When partnered with Cream: Skid Attack.
When partnered with Amy: Hammer Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Knuckles: Wind Attack, UP = Upper Spin, DOWN = Bound Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Spin Attack.
R Button R Button Mid-Air Trick Action

TAILS TAG ACTIONS
Control Pad When partnered with Sonic, Knuckles, Cream and Amy: DOWN = Spin (while running). Down + A Button = Spin Dash.
When partnered with Sonic: Boost mode (while running).
A Button When partnered with Sonic, Knuckles, and Cream: Spin Jump.
When partnered with Amy: Jump.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Sonic: Propeller Flying.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Knuckles: Mid-Air Glide.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Cream: High Propeller Flying Homing Attack.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Hammer Propeller Flying.
When partnered with Sonic: Dog Paddle (in water).
When partnered with Knuckles: Breast Stroke (in water).
When partnered with Cream and Amy: Dog Paddle (in water).
B Button When partnered with Sonic: Tail Swipe
When partnered with Knuckles: Tornado Attack.
When partnered with Cream: Tail Swipe.
When partnered with Amy: Hammer Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Knuckles: Tail Spin Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Spin Attack.
R Button When partnered with Sonic: Mid-Air Trick Action.

KNUCKLES TAG ACTIONS
Control Pad When partnered with Sonic, Tails, Cream and Amy: DOWN = Spin (while running). Down + A Button = Spin Dash.
When partnered with Sonic: Boost Mode (while running).
When partnered with Sonic, Tails, Cream and Amy: Breast Stroke (in water).
Right + A Button, when partnered with Amy: Dash Climb (wall).
A Button When partnered with Sonic, Tails, and Cream: Spin Jump.
When partnered with Amy: Jump.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Sonic: Mid-Air Dash Glide.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Tails: Double Mid-Air Glide, Wall Climb (towards wall).
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Cream: Mid-Air Glide, Wall Climb (towards wall).
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Double Mid-Air Glide, Wall Climb (towards wall).
B Button When partnered with Sonic: Double Punch
When partnered with Tails: Spiral Upper.
When partnered with Cream: Double Punch.
When partnered with Amy: Hammer Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Spin Attack, DOWN = Drill Claw.
When partnered with Cream: Homing Attack (during Glide).

CREAM TAG ACTIONS
Control Pad When partnered with Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Amy: DOWN = Spin (while running). Down + A Button = Spin Dash.
When partnered with Sonic: Boost Mode (while running), Life Ring (in water).
A Button When partnered with Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Amy: Spin Jump.
When partnered with Amy: Jump.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Sonic: Flying.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Tails: Floating Fall.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Knuckles: Flying (Chao Spin).
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Flying.
B Button When partnered with Sonic: Chao Ball Attack.
When partnered with Tails: Chao Attack.
When partnered with Knuckles: Chao Spinning Attack.
When partnered with Amy: Hammer Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Sonic: Mid-Air Chao Ball Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Tails: Mid-Air Chao Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Knuckles: Mid-Air Chao Spinning Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Amy: Mid-Air Chao Attack, DOWN = Hip Drop.
R Button When partnered with Amy: Mid-Air Trick Action.

AMY TAG ACTIONS
Control Pad When partnered with Sonic: DOWN = Spin (while running), DOWN + A Button = Spin Dash. Boost mode (while running).
When partnered with Tails: DOWN + A Button = Leap.
When partnered with Knuckles: DOWN + A Button = Amy Dash.
When partnered with Cream: DOWN + A BUTTON = Leap.
A Button When partnered with Sonic: Spin Jump.
When partnered with Tails, Knuckles and Cream: Jump.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Sonic: Jump Dash.
A Button while Jumping, when partnered with Tails or Cream: Floating Fall.
B Button When partnered with Sonic, Tails and Cream: Hammer Attack.
When partnered with Knuckles: Big Hammer Attack, DOWN = Hammer Jump.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Sonic: Mid-Air Hammer Attack, DOWN = Spinning Hammer Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Tails: Mid-Air Hammer Jump.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Knuckles: Mid-Air Hammer Attack, DOWN = Spinning Hammer Attack.
B Button while Jumping, when partnered with Cream: Mid-Air Hammer Attack.
When partnered with Tails or Cream: Head Slide (during leap).
R Button When partnered with Cream: Mid-Air Trick Action.