After Sonic managed to defeat Eggman in their previous encounter, the doctor disappeared. However, his robot forces remained and continued to attack without a leader. Among these robots were the Egg Pawns. In one town, the Egg Pawns arrived as part of a group of robots to cause destruction. One of the civilians who was wielding a Wispon attempted to fend off some Egg Pawns to save a group of civilians, but one of the Egg Pawns easily knocked him down. Sonic the Hedgehog appeared just in time to save the brave young man and easily defeated the small group of Egg Pawns. After Sonic and Tails started overcoming the horde of robots, the robots attempted to escape the town, so while Sonic took care of the remaining Egg Hammer, Tails closed one of the town's gates just in time to prevent the robots from leaving, which caused them to crash into the gate and get destroyed. (StH: #1)
The Egg Pawns is a humanoid robot based on Dr. Eggman. The typical Egg Pawn is primarily orange in color, with a round body and a dome-shaped head that come together in an egg-like shape. It also has blank light blue eyes, a sharp yellow nose, a wide glowing panel for a mouth, and black lower torso section. It also has thin black arms with thick orange forearm armor and black four-fingered hands. Their shoulders mostly consist of orange disks with flat white tops. Lastly, they have thin black legs with segmented, boot-like orange feet and yellow soles.
Basically, the Egg Pawn is a mindless and silent drone programmed to follow its leader's every command. As such, when left without a leader to follow, it becomes directionless and only able to cause harm by accident. Under a guiding force however, it is a cold and merciless machine who carries out their commands without question.
Most Egg Pawns have no special abilities to speak of. Some, however, come equipped with arm cannons that can fire small laser blasts.
The Egg Pawns' standard arsenal include lances named Egg Spears. They also occasionally carry shields.
- See also: Egg Hammer
The Egg Hammer is a giant purple and red Super Badnik variant of the standard Egg Pawn. Being much more heavily armored and stronger than the typical Egg Pawn, this destructive juggernaut gets its name from the massive hammer that it wields in battle and can swing around with ease.
- See also: Flapper
The Flapper is an aerial variant of the Egg Pawn. It looks similar to the Egg Pawn except that its arms and legs have been replaced with parts suitable for flight.
- The Egg Pawn was based on the robot of the same name in the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. It was unnamed in the comic, but is considered tier 2 canon by this site's canon policy, as it does not contradict already established canon from tier 1.