Amy Rose

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Amy Rose
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Species Hedgehog
First appearance Sonic the Hedgehog Shogakukan manga (1992, Sonic the Hedgehog franchise)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii) (2007, Mario-related media)
Latest appearance Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (2019)
Latest portrayal Cindy Robinson (2010-present)
Taeko Kawata (Japanese; 1998, 2001-present)

Amy Rose (or simply Amy) is a pink female anthropomorphic hedgehog from the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise who has a huge crush on Sonic the Hedgehog. She also participates in the Olympic events in the Mario & Sonic Olympic Games installments as a playable character. She was voiced by Lisa Ortiz in the first two installments, and is currently voiced by Cindy Robinson.

History[edit]

Mario & Sonic series[edit]

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games[edit]

In Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Amy Rose appears as an All-Around character, featuring good skill and stamina stats, average speed, and below average power.

Amy Rose utilizes some sort of heart power similar to Peach for her special moves. In the Wii version for Amy Rose's Dream Table Tennis special move, she laughs and hits the ball over the table covered with hearts with a "Go!". It hovers in above the table for a second, then plummets down. This move is quite easy to return, but if it isn't it will probably knock the opponent over. In Amy Rose's fencing special move, she lunges forward, propelled by her heart power in one powerful jab.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games[edit]

In Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, Amy Rose appears again as an All-Around character. Her special move has her spinning around with a bunch of hearts saying "OK". In the Adventure Mode of the DS version, Amy Rose is found in Sparkleton where she will join the player's team if the player beats her in Ski Shooting (Dream Biathlon). In Frostown, there is a mechanism that requires Amy Rose to hit it with her Piko-Piko Hammer.

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games[edit]

Amy as she appears in the game.

Amy makes her next appearance in the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, returning as an All-Around type playable. Like the other female athletes, she has a new outfit worn for Gymnastics and Aquatics Events, while keeping her winter outfit for Equestrian and wearing her sports outfit from the original game for all others. This is the first Mario & Sonic game to feature Amy being voiced by Cindy Robinson rather than Lisa Ortiz. In the game's opening, Amy appears with all of the other athletes at the start, as well as competing in Synchronized Swimming and 100m Freestyle. Amy also appears as one of the characters that can be spoken to in order to play minigames and win stickers in London Party mode.

In the Nintendo 3DS version, Amy is included in the Girls group, meaning that she an only be played as in certain events. In the Story Mode, Amy first appears when she finds Daisy in Hyde Park, and the pair are later attacked by Fog Imposters, causing them to collapse. They are later found by Peach, Blaze and three Toads, and after the purple Toad mentions seeing Rouge, the group find her and help her recover from being brainwashed. Rouge then leads them to the Fog machine in Hyde Park, which Blaze destroys, and Amy, the rest of the girls, Toads and Rouge decide to stay there to keep an eye on it. Amy is later mentioned by Knuckles and Vector, who explain to Sonic that they had come looking for Bowser on a tip from Amy. Amy lose appears calling Mario, Luigi, Sonic and Tails to offer support when they face Bowser and Dr. Eggman, as well as appearing at the opening ceremony. In the bonus episodes, Amy appears helping Peach, Blaze and the Toads preparing the invitations for the Olympic Games, and challenges Blaze to an event so that she can deliver Sonic's invitation to him early. Although she wins the challenge, she stays behind anyway after Blaze accidentally scatters the invitations, and ends up rewriting Dr. Eggman's. When Daisy arrives, Amy tries to join her on a shopping trip, but after the pair are defeated in an event, they both stay behind to help finish the job. In the final episode, Bowser and Dr. Eggman arrive to try to get their invitations, but after Amy and Peach defeat them trying to make them wait, they decide to get them anyway. When Peach and Amy return, they find that Bowser and Dr. Eggman had left and assume that they found their invitations, and they head on a shopping trip with Daisy, Blaze and the Toads to celebrate the completion of the invitations. A badge of Amy can be obtained from the badge machine.

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games[edit]

Amy returns in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, retaining her role as a playable All-Around type character. In Legends Showdown, she is in Area 2 with Knuckles, Wario and Waluigi, and shares victory animations with Sonic, Blaze and Peach.

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games[edit]

Amy at Copacabana Beach in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Amy Rose returns as a playable character in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as once again a all-round type. In the Nintendo 3DS version she is exclusive to 100m Freestyle and Rhythmic Gymnastics.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020[edit]

Amy reappears as a playable character in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Like the other Mario and Sonic characters, she wears appropriate clothing for the events. In Chapter 3 in Story Mode, Amy meets Luigi at the Olympic Stadium and asks him to compete in the 100m with her, but Luigi is searching for Tails (after she learned from Omochao). Amy tells Luigi that she can help him find Tails afterwards. After the match, Amy and Luigi head to the Karate Venue to find Tails.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Amy appears as a spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Official profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games[edit]

Profile[edit]

Sonic's wanna-be girlfriend presents an All-Around set of skills that allow her to achieve success in many different events. She's not the most powerful athlete out there, but she can still surprise most of the competition in a variety of ways.

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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games[edit]

Profile[edit]

Amy Rose is both graceful and powerful, and is a valuable member of Sonic's crew. While she tends to find herself following Sonic, Amy has come to the Olympic Winter Games to be a serious competitor. With the Pink Typhoon ability on the Wii and DS, and the Rose Spin ability on DS, Amy hopes to win over Sonic by bringing home the gold!

Stats[edit]

The Wii-stats are on the left, the DS-stats are on the right.

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Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Trophy[edit]
Name Image Game Description
Amy Rose BrawlTrophy474.png SONIC THE HEDGEHOG CD A Sonic-obsessed pink hedgehog whose full name is Amy Rose. Amy is Sonic's self-appointed girlfriend. She is almost always optimistic and cheerful, and while she motivates her friends, she also shows aggressive tendencies, like when she uses her massive Piko Piko Hammer. Speaking of which, her hammer's hiding spot remains unknown to this day.
GCN SONIC HEROES
Sticker[edit]
Image Game Effect
Amy Rose Sticker.png Sonic CD [Leg] - Attack +14
Usable by: Sonic

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U trophy[edit]

Name 3DS Image Wii U Image Appears In
(Wii U version only)
American English description British English description
Amy AmyRoseTrophy3DS.png AmyRoseTrophyWiiU.png Sonic CD (11/1993)
GCN Sonic Heroes (1/2004)
Amy has two favorite things in this world: Sonic...and soft-serve ice cream. She might not seem tough–what with her love of ice cream and addiction to fortune-telling - but don't be taken in! The business end of her Piko Piko Hammer will give anyone who underestimates her a massive headache. Amy has two favourite things in this world: Sonic...and soft ice cream. She might not seem tough, what with her love of ice cream - not to mention her addiction to fortune-telling - but don't be taken in! The business end of her Piko Piko Hammer will make sure that underestimating her is a massive headache!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate spirit[edit]

Name Image Game Type Class Effect How to obtain Spirit battle
Opponents Battle conditions Stage Song
Amy SSBU Amy Rose Spirit.png Sonic the Hedgehog Series Support (1) Ace Shield Damage ↑ World of Light (Dark Realm); Spirit Board Inkling (♀) Rule: Item: Hammer
  • The enemy starts the battle with a Hammer
  • The enemy can swing the Hammer for a long time
  • The enemy has increased move speed
Windy Hill Zone Open Your Heart

Gallery[edit]

Name in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese エミー・ローズ
Emī Rōzu
Russian Эми Роуз
Emi Rouz
Korean 에이미 로즈
Eimi Rozeu
Chinese 艾米・羅斯 (Traditional)
艾米・罗斯 (Simplified)
Àimǐ Luósī

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