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Sonic Dash is an endless runner of the Temple Run variety, but with superior graphics and of course, a quality Sonic the Hedgehog presentation, complete with humongous loops, robotic enemies and a good dose of speed. That said, the never-ending track comes with its share of hazards to avoid. Ultimately, you need to keep Sega's mascot alive as long as possible. To help you do that, we put together this Sonic Dash cheats and tips guide. Now go forth on the path to greatness.
-Objects and enemies in the distance are easy to spot, which means it is a great idea to plan one or two moves ahead.
-You can jump over and slide under bridges. The latter is especially effective when there are three bridges, one after the other. It's much easier to rapidly swipe downwards to roll underneath them all than to go from a jump into a quick roll.
-Collect as many gold rings as possible to fill the meter on the right side of the screen. Once it's full, tap the virtual button to perform Sonic's dash move that makes him temporarily invincible.
-Always keep an eye on the constantly depleting energy inside that dash meter. Once it runs out, Sonic is susceptible to enemies and objects.
-Running into crabs or landing atop spiked enemies causes Sonic to lose gold rings. That said, he'll continue running, which means it is always a smart idea to have rings just in case.
-You can change direction in mid-air. Just swipe (left/right) in the direction you want to go. This is the best way to avoid falling into pits.
-Swipe down to roll. You can destroy enemies this way.
-Don't collect every single ring along the track. Remember that keeping Sonic alive is the primary goal.
-Earn free gold rings by watching sponsored videos, registering a Sega ID, following Sega on Twitter and liking the publisher on Facebook. Locate these options by clicking the shopping cart icon, then the gift icon.
-You'll earn red star rings by completing in-game missions, like utilizing two head starts, scoring five enemy combos in one run and defeating 10 crabs using a spin dash from the air. To view the current list of missions, pause the game.
-You can always continue so long as you're willing to part with red star rings to buy revive tokens.
-While making jumps, press the on-screen prompt to unleash Sonic's homing attack to destroy the robotic fish blocking his path.
-When approaching a big jump, you'll see three jump pads with different icons, such as rings, a question mark and an image of Sky Sanctuary. Simply choose which you'd like. In some cases, you may need to swipe the screen while Sonic is in the air to receive a coin bonus.
-Spend gold rings to make upgrades at the store, boosting the effectiveness of Sonic's Magnet, Head Start, Dash Boost and Dash Fill Rate.
-Low on rings and red stars? You can always buy more via in-app purchase.
-Spend red star rings to unlock Amy (30), Tails (45) and Knuckles (60).