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Ramona's purse

Hammerspace is a term used to refer to an invisible space where fictional characters can pull out objects larger than the physical space they are stored in. RPGs (Role-Playing Games) refer to this space as a Magic Satchel. In the Sonic continuity, many characters are seen pulling large objects out of nowhere (usually Chaos Emeralds and the Dragon Balls). This can be considered as sort of a "video game logic" that has no real meaning to it and is not important to the story or gameplay, but can sometimes happen as an element of gameplay.


Many characters have been seen having access to Hammerspace, such as:

Usage in GamesEditEdit

In games, characters are commonly seen pulling objects out of nowhere. This includes, but not limited to the following:

Shadow the Hedgehog (game)EditEdit

In Shadow the Hedgehog, Shadow was shown having access to Hammerspace. He would often pull any Chaos Emeralds he had collected out of nowhere and then they would just vanish without any physical means of transporting them. Although in one scene he made a gesture where he appeared to be putting two Chaos Emeralds in his "pockets" although he wears no clothing.

Also, the guns Shadow carries also use hammerspace, indicated by the fact that he never needs to reload them.

Sonic Chronicles: The Dark BrotherhoodEditEdit

In Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, the player is capable of collecting an indefinite amount of items, without any visible means of transporting them.

Sonic HeroesEditEdit

During gameplay, a few objects are pulled out of hammerspace by a few characters.

Amy RoseEditEdit

Amy can pull out impossible amounts of Piko Piko Hammers out of hammerspace. This is even parodied in Sonic X where Amy simply holds out her hand a hammer appears in a puff of smoke. And in another episode, it appears in a flash of light.

Espio the ChameleonEditEdit

He could pull out an indefinite amount of ninja stars out of hammerspace.

Big the CatEditEdit

Big can pull his fishing rod out of hammerspace to attack enemies.

Téa GardnerEdit

Téa does has hammerspace of her shorts or her skirt. She first pulls her deck out of her pocket. Also, Téa takes a cartouche out of her pocket and gives it to Yami. Téa pulls her Good Luck Necklace out of her pocket and puts it on around her neck. Téa puts two Chaos Emeralds in her pockets. Téa puts the Two-Star Dragon Ball in her pocket after solved the mystery in the High-Tech House of Horrors.

Serenity WheelerEdit

Serenity also does has hammerspace. She hides the Devil's Eye in her pocket when Medusa tries to steal the diamond for herself. Serenity pulls her dairy out of her pocket to mention Lyoko and XANA. Joey asks Serenity to put the Four-Star Dragon Ball in her pocket.

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