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                  Sonic and the Secret Rings Ring Skills FAQ
                                  Version 1.51               
                 Original Creation Date: February 22-23, 2007
                                 By TBF Bri 10
                     Contributor Name: Platinum Sonic 10
                          E-Mail: BrianM10@gmail.com
                               AIM: TBF Bri 103

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0) Updates
1) Introduction
2) List
3) Credits
4) Copyrights

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Version 1.51
March 5, 2007
- Fixed a minor error in the version number
- Fixed other minor things in FAQ

Version 1.5
March 4, 2007
- Added 4 sites to the "allowing" list

Version 1.4
February 28, 2007
- Added ASCII

Version 1.3
February 27, 2007
- Added 16 new skills
- All skills are now in the FAQ

Version 1.2
February 26, 2007
- Added 8 new skills

Version 1.1
February 25, 2007
- Added 9 new skills

Version 1.0
February 23, 2007
- Finished general outline and added a lot of skills

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@                               1) Introduction                              @
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As a true-blue Sonic fan, I have been with the series ever since I heard of 
it.  Then, I saw the trailers and game play of Sonic Next-Gen, and I got
pretty mad.  The game could not be farther away from Sonic's roots.  I have
been waiting for this game, Sonic and the Secret Rings, for about a year now,
and I must saw, it really does make up for that other game.

Sonic and the Secret Rings, although completely different in controls from
any other Sonic game, really does capture what Sonic is all about--speed, 
attitude, and strategy.

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001 - Charge Jump
Description: When sliding, your speed will drop, but you will jump higher.
Skill Points: 4

002 - Short Jump
Description: You can jump without losing acceleration.
Skill Points: 12

003 - Homing Attack
Description: Quickly move the Wii Remote forward to do a Homing Attack when
             locked-on.
Skill Points: 10

004 - Homing Dash
Description: After hitting with the Homing Attack you can jump and attack
             again!
Skill Points: 10

005 - Soul Gauge
Description: Soul is depleted in order to use Speed Break and Time Break.
Skill Points: 10

006 - Jump Cancel
Description: Press the 2 Button while in mid-jump to land.
Skill Points: 10

007 - Jump Dash
Description: Quickly move the Wii Remote forward while in mid-jump to launch
             forward.
Skill Points: 10

008 - Homing Cancel
Description: Allows Homing Attack to be cancelled by Jump Cancel.
Skill Points: 5

009 - Charger
Description: Forward acceleration increases.
Skill Points: 12

010 - All-Rounder
Description: Reduces speed loss caused by rugged terrain.
Skill Points: 6

011 - Quick Step
Description: Ground movement to the left and right becomes smoother.
Skill Points: 4

012 - Quick High Step
Description: Allows you to move more smoothly than with Quick Step.
Skill Points: 12

013 - Quick Mega Step
Description: Allows you to move more smoothly than with Quick High-Step.
Skill Points: 20

014 - Quick Air
Description: Aerial movement to the left and right becomes smoother.
Skill Points: 4

015 - Super Quick Air
Description: Allows you to fly more smoothly than with Quick Air.
Skill Points: 12

016 - Hyper Quick Air
Description: Allows you to fly more smoothly than with Super Quick Air.
Skill Points: 20

017 - Turbo Boost
Description: Acceleration rate to top speed increases.
Skill Points: 3

018 - Rocket Boost
Description: Acceleration increases more than with Turbo Boost.
Skill Points: 15

019 - Warp Boost
Description: Acceleration increases more than with Rocket Boost.
Skill Points: 25

020 - Sub Warp Boost
Description: Acceleration to top speed increases but defense is greatly
             reduced.
Skill Points: 20

021 - Speed-Up
Description: Maximum speed increases.
Skill Points: 10

022 - Super Speed-Up
Description: Increases your maximum more than with Speed-Up.
Skill Points: 25

023 - Hyper Speed-Up
Description: Increases your maximum more than with Super Speed-Up.
Skill Points: 40

024 - Sub Hyper Speed-Up
Description: Maximum speed increases but defense is greatly decreased.
Skill Points: 30

025 - Landing Dash
Description: Initial speed increases when landing.
Skill Points: 8

026 - Landing Turbo
Description: Initial speed increases more than with Landing Dash.
Skill Points: 20

027 - Landing Boost
Description: Initial speed increases more than with Landing Turbo.
Skill Points: 38

028 - Soul Absorber
Description: Gives a Soul Gauge boost when you land.
Skill Points: 4

029 - Soul Assimilator
Description: Soul Gauge increases more than with Soul Absorber.
Skill Points: 12

030 - Soul Devourer
Description: Improves your Guage's (lol@SEGA's misspelling) rate of increase
             more than with Soul Assimilator.
Skill Points: 20

031 - Sub S Devourer
Description: Soul Gauge increases when landing but Rings are consumed.
Skill Points: 15

032 - Fire Tackle
Description: Inreased attack power when performing a Short Jump.
Skill Points: 8

033 - Sub F-Tackle
Description: Attack power increased during a Short Jump but defense is greatly
             reduced.
Skill Points: 5

034 - Cancel Dash
Description: When landing off a Jump Cancel, your initial speed increases.
Skill Points: 6

035 - Cancel Turbo
Description: Initial speed increases after landing more than with Cancel Dash.
Skill Points: 15

036 - Cancel Burst
Description: Initial speed increases after landing more than with Cancel
             Turbo.
Skill Points: 25

037 - Cancel Absorber
Description: When landing off a Jump cancel, experience is gained.
Skill Points: 3

038 - Cancel Assimilator
Description: More experience is gained than with Cancel Absorber.
Skill Points: 8

039 - Cancel Devourer
Description: More experience is gained than with Cancel Assimilator.
Skill Points: 18

040 - Sub C Devourer
Description: When landing off a Jump Cancel, exp is gained but Rings are used.
Skill Points: 12

041 - Fire Gaze
Description: Increased attack power when performing Jump Cancel.
Skill Points: 5

042 - Sub F-Gaze
Description: Attack power increased during a Jump Cancel but defense is
             greatly reduced.
Skill Points: 3

043 - Splash Jump
Description: Allows you to jump when you strike an obstacle in midair.
Skill Points: 20

044 - Turbo Jump
Description: Increases flight speed while using Jump Dash.
Skill Points: 6

045 - Boost Jump
Description: Jump distance improved over Turbo Jump.
Skill Points: 15

046 - Rocket Jump
Description: Jump distance improved over Boost Jump.
Skill Points: 25

047 - H-Expand
Description: Extends the range of Homing Attacks.
Skill Points: 5

048 - H-High Expand
Description: Extends attack range further than H-Expand.
Skill Points: 18

049 - H-Mega Expand
Description: Extends attack range further than H-High Expand.
Skill Points: 28

050 - Fire Lock-On
Description: Allows Homing Attack when locked-on to Fire Soul.
Skill Points: 10

051 - Homing Stability
Description: Decreases recovery time after performing Homing Attack.
Skill Points: 6

052 - Homing Balance
Description: Decreases recovery time more than with Homing Stability.
Skill Points: 15

053 - Homing Recovery
Description: Decreases recovery time more than with Homing Balance.
Skill Points: 25

054 - Expert Attack
Description: Experience is gained with each Homing Attack.
Skill Points: 10

055 - Quick Jump
Description: Decreases charge time required for Charge Jump.
Skill Points: 10

056 - Sub Q-Jump
Description: Decreases time required for Charge Jump but defense is greatly
             reduced.
Skill Points: 6

057 - Aegis Slider
Description: Increases defense power while sliding.
Skill Points: 10

058 - Volcano Slider
Description: Increases attack power while sliding
Skill Points: 5

059 - Soul Slider
Description: Gradually gain experience points while sliding.
Skill Points: 5

060 - Quick Slide
Description: Movement to the left and right during sliding is smoother.
Skill Points: 4

061 - Quick High Slide
Description: Makes right-left movement smoother than with Quick Slide.
Skill Points: 12

062 - Quick Mega Slide
Description: Makes right-left movement smoother than with Quick High Slide.
Skill Points: 20

063 - Skimmer
Description: Decreases drop in speed when sliding.
Skill Points 5

064 - Super Skimmer
Description: Decreases your rate of deceleration more than with Skimmer.
Skill Points: 15

065 - Hyper Skimmer
Description: Decreases your rate of deceleration more than with Super Skimmer.
Skill Points: 25

066 - Slowed Search
Description: Enables lock-on to certain objects while in Time Break.
Skill Points: 4

067 - Sub S-Search
Description: Enabled lock-on to objects while in Time Break but increases Soul
             use.
Skill Points: 2

068 - Surge
Description: Sonic's automatic acceleration during Time Break increases.
Skill Points: 6

069 - Super Surge
Description: Increases movement speed more than with Surge.
Skill Points: 15

070 - Hyper Surge
Description: Increases movement speed more than with Super Surge.
Skill Points: 25

071 - Sub H Surge
Description: Sonic's acceleration during Time Break increases but Soul use
             increases.
Skill Points: 20

072 - Hard Brake
Description: Allows for more effective braking.
Skill Points: 4

073 - Back Step
Description: Press the 2 Button while moving back to Back Step.
Skill Points: 2

074 - Fire Step
Description: Increased attack power granted to Back Step.
Skill Points: 5

075 - Ring Saver
Description: Reduces the number or Rings lost when damage is taken.
Skill Points: 15

076 - Balance
Description: Automatic recovery after taking damage.
Skill Points: 8

077 - Down Cancel
Description: Press the 2 Button when taking damage to negate knockdown.
Skill Points: 10

078 - Soul Resurrection
Description: Uses Soul Gauge to revive when defeated.
Skill Points: 10

079 - Soul Armor
Description: Reduces the Soul lost when damage is taken.
Skill Points: 10

080 - Sub Soul Armor
Description: Reduces soul amount lost when damaged but defense is greatly
             reduced.
Skill Points: 6

081 - Soul Barrier
Description: Soul Gauge increases when you lose Rings.
Skill Points: 25

082 - Sub Soul Barrier
Description: Increases Soul gauge as rings are used but greatly lowers
             defense.
Skill Points: 15

083 - Pearl collector
Description: Attracts nearby Pearls.
Skill Points: 4

084 - S-Pearl Collector
Description: Increases the area in which you can collect Pearls over Pearl
             Collector.
Skill Points: 12

085 - H-Pearl Collector
Description: Increases the area in which you can collect Pearls over S Pearl
             Collector.
Skill Points: 28

086 - Ring Bonus
Description: Adds addition Rings to counter at game start.
Skill Points: 3

087 - Power Restart
Description: Gives additional Rings when restarting after defeat.
Skill Points: 3

088 - Mini-Turbo
Description: Quickly move the Wii Remote forward when countdown is at 1 for a
             boost.
Skill Points: 3

089 - Rocket Start
Description: Faster spped burst than Mini-Turbo.
Skill Points: 15

090 - Warp Dash
Description: Faster speed burst than Rocket Start.
Skill Points: 25

091 - Ring Exchange
Description: Every ring collected counts as 2 Pearls.
Skill Points: 25

092 - Expert Drift
Description: Gain experience when drifting when approaching a corner.
Skill Points: 10

093 - Homing Bonus
Description: Bonus experience for defeating multiple enemies with Homing
             Attack.
Skill Points: 20

094 - Ring of Zero
Description: When Ring Count is 0, the amount of experience gained increases.
Skill Points: 10

095 - Chain Bonus
Description: Bonus experience is earned when collecting Rings in succession.
Skill Points: 30

096 - Collection Present
Description: Limits number of Rings to 100. When Rings are collected
             experience is gained.
Skill Poitns: 50

097 - Sub C Present
Description: Limits total Rings. When Rings reach 100, Soul is used to gain
             experience.
Skill Points: 30

098 - Quick Grind
Description: Using Grind increases Grind Speed.
Skill Points: 4

099 - Fast Grind
Description: Increases acceleration more than with Quick Grind.
Skill Points: 12

100 - Mach Grind
Description: Increases acceleration more than with Fast Grind.
Skill Points: 20

101 - Sub M-Grind
Description: Maximum grind speed increases but gradually consumes Rings when
             in use.
Skill Points: 10

102 - Crest of Fire
Description: Unlocks the power of Fire if you equip 6 Fire based skills.
Skill Points: 25

103 - Crest of Wind
Description: Unlocks the power of Wind if you equip 10 Wind based skills.
Skill Points: 25

104 - Crest of Darkness
Description: Unlocks the power of Darkness if you equip 8 Dark based skills.
Skill Points: 25

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All skills were discovered by me, with the exclusions shown below:

Liger Zero Cave Unit - 024, 050, 094, 095
ChaosShadow00 - 020, 054, 080, 082, 091, 092, 096, 102, 103, 104

Big thanks to both of you for contributing these skills and descriptions.

The ASCII was made by http://www.toolpanel.org/imagestuff/asciigenerator and
the image used was the Sonic and the Secret Rings logo.

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First off, you are not allowed to take this Sonic and the Secret Rings Ring
Guide and put it on your site without my permission.  If you want to include
this on your site, e-mail me, and if I give you approval of having it on your
site, no modifications are to be made to the text.  The text must be left
EXACTLY as presented.  If you find a stolen version of this on another site
(and it is not listed on the sites (5) I have granted permission to below), 
e-mail or IM me and I will deal with it.  The only sites that have granted
permission are listed below.

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Original Game Copyright (©) Sega.  Copyright Sega/Sonic Team, 2006/2007. 
Licensed By Nintendo.


                                                                           
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