Big the Cat

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Big the Cat
Big the Cat Artwork.png
Full name Big the Cat
Species Cat
First appearance Sonic Adventure (1998, Sonic the Hedgehog series)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii version) (Crossover installments)
Latest appearance Big's Big Fishing Adventure 3: The Trial (2016, Sonic the Hedgehog series)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Crossover installments)
Latest portrayal Kyle Hebert (2010-present)
Takashi Nagasako (Japanese; 2003-present)

Big the Cat, often shortened simply to Big, is a large purple cat who first appeared as a character in the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

History[edit]

Mario & Sonic series[edit]

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games[edit]

Big the Cat first appeared in the Mario series in the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, where he appears as a referee in the Athletics and Rowing events. Big can also be seen behind the podium in the Athletics events during the awards ceremony.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games[edit]

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Big the Cat also appeared in both the Wii and Nintendo DS version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. In the Wii version, Big the Cat appears as a VIP Member, and along with Birdo is the only character to give the player a costume as well as 100 Star Points. An unlockable costume for Mii characters of Big also appears in the game.

In the DS version of the game, Big appears as one of the characters hosting a mission. He is found in Polastraits, wondering what is the "sign" near him. Amy Rose tries to explain that each mission's details is written there. However, Big still doesn't understand and Amy had to try out the mission and complete it to make him understand. When she does, he rewards the player with a Spark Luge. The mission Amy has to take is Alpine Skiing GS.

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

Big the Cat makes a cameo appearance in the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games as an unlockable Mii costume.

Big the Cat also appears in the Story mode of the Nintendo 3DS version.

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

Big the Cat appears in the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where he appears as an unlockable Mii costume. In this game, players can access the Pousada after talking to Big on Copacabana beach.

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Although Big never makes a physical appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, he makes a cameo appearance as a Sticker.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Big the Cat also made a cameo appearance as a Trophy in Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS.

Official profiles and statistics[edit]

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Sticker[edit]

Image Game Effect
Big the Cat Sticker.png Sonic Adventure Director's Cut Battering Resistance +14

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Trophy[edit]

Name Image Description
Big the Cat BigTheCatTrophy3DS.png Big the Cat spends most of his days in peace with his best friend, Froggy. But he's no ordinary cat! He enjoys napping, eating, more napping...um... He also likes fishing, which tests his strength. And if Froggy is ever in danger, Big won't even think twice before helping!

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