Codex Gamicus
Shadow the Hedgehog

Shadow With his motorbike and handgun

Game series Sonic series
First appearance Sonic Adventure 2
Status: Alive
Affiliation: None
Species: Hedgehog
Age: Ageless
Gender: Male
Blood type: Black Arms DNA
Birth date: 1955
Birthplace: Space Colony Ark
Family: Professor Gerald Robotnik (creator)

Black Doom (Biological Father) Maria Robotnik (Sister/Friend)

Power: Chaos Spear, Chaos Control,

Chaos Blast, Super Sonic Running Speed

Weapon(s): Handgun, Sub Machine Gun,

Shadow Rifle, Bazooka,Grenade Launcher, Heavy Machine Gun, Chain Gun, Samurai Blade

This is the character. See Shadow the Hedgehog (game) for the game starring him.

Shadow the Hedgehog is an anti hero and arch rival of Sonic the Hedgehog. He was created as "The Ultimate Life Form" by Professor Gerald Robotnik.

Shadow is immortal, however that doesn't mean that he does not feel pain. Shadow is ageless as well.

Since his debut, Shadow has appeared in a multitude of games, television shows, and comic books. His past was almost a complete mystery until the game Shadow the Hedgehog revealed the events surrounding his creation.

In contrast to Sonic, Shadow is typically portrayed as a tortured anti-hero, or a renegade who can just as easily serve the forces of evil as those of good. However, he does what he needs to do to accomplish what he knows to be right. According to an official poll, Shadow is the second most popular character in the series, second only to Sonic himself.