When performing the Spin Attack, the user curls their body up into a tight concussive ball or cutting disk before bashing their targets with their bodies headfirst. When used at a very high speed, the user is able to smash or shred through almost any substance.
When using the Spin Attack, the user usually leaves a colored trail in their wake. Some users also have their features fluttering behind their curled form when using the Spin Attack, like Tails and his twin-tails.
- See also: Croquette Bomber
The Croquette Bomber is a combination move exclusive to Sonic and Amy Rose. When performing this move, Sonic rolls into a ball to prepare for a Spin Attack, and Amy Rose swings and hits Sonic with her Piko Piko Hammer, sending him flying with a strong force.
- See also: Homing Attack
The Homing Attack is a midair version of the Spin Attack. When performing this move, the user uses the Spin Attack as they launch themselves through midair to attack opponents head-first, often in chains.
- See also: Rolling Combo
The Rolling Combo is a combination move exclusive to Sonic and Tails. When performing this move, Sonic and Tails join two Spin Attacks together to form a larger and more powerful version of the Spin Attack. Spin Dash
- See also: Spin Dash
The Spin Dash is a variant of the Spin Attack where the user charges up their speed and blasts off at a target. It can be used for both battling opponents and simply traveling around at high speeds.
- See also: Stink Bomber
The Stink Bomber is Rough's personal take on the Spin Attack. When performing this move, he launches into a Spin Attack while releasing a powerful stench to disorientate and immobilize his opponent(s).
- The Spin Attack was based on the technique 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.