Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough Mad Gear Zone Act 1: Dr. Eggman's Secret Base

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 4 minutes

This Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 walkthrough is divided into 17 total pages.

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Mad Gear Zone Act 1: Dr. Eggman's Secret Base

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 227

This zone as whole is reminiscent of Metropolis Zone from Sonic 2 with a little bit of Hydrocity Zone from Sonic 3 and Scrap Brain Zone from Sonic 1.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 228

Ride up this platform and hit the spring.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 229

The steam will give you a boost to higher places.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 230

Defeat the Bubbles gang.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 231

Then get on the conveyors and get the Invincibility item.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 232

Meet Slicer, a praying mantis enemy from Sonic 2 that throws its arms at you that are hard to dodge.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 233

Run straight down the wall instead of jumping off somewhere.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 234

You know when the steam will shoot when you see the red circle start to form and when it turns completely red it will blast out.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 235

Meet Shellcracker, a crab enemy from Sonic 2 that uses its claw to try to catch you slipping. At least it gives you a split second to dodge or attack in this game.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 236

Don't let the steam push you into the spikes above.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 237

These transporters take you to different places of the zone.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 238

Meet Asteron, a star enemy from Sonic 2, when you are close, it will shoot its bullets in five directions and ends up killing itself.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 239

Use these Bubbles for leverage to get to this press. Don't end up under it or you will be crushed to death.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 240

When you get to this part, don't take the high road but first, stand on the middle of the press or you'll be spiked.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 241

Drop down below after the first press and...

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 242

watch out for the Asteron's spikes.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 243

Make your way to the teleporter.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 244

Carefully attack these Slicers. When they rear back, you have the opportunity to attack them.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 245

The steam blasts you every which way.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 246

You can run straight through these blocks.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 247

Use the Bubbles to get to the higher spots faster.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 248

Hit the Shellcraker when you get to the top.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 249

Wait for this press to come down then jump on then jump to the right.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 250

Jump onto the middle steam to get to the top.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 251

Wait for the red Bubbles to retract it spikes before you attack them all.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 252

This is a tricky spot. Try to stand at the very edge without getting crushed because this is a long stretch of presses here. The best advice is to rev up a Spin Dash and launched into the downed first press so you can be on the edge safely then...

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Walkthrough - Sonic the-Hedgehog-4-Episode-1 253

rev up your Sonic Spin Dash and you will clear this set of presses safely.

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