"[29] IGN's Travis Fahs opined that "the Chaotix crew was a hoot", highlighting "aerial maneuvers" such as Espio's trademark wall-running. Kylok | •Espio's name is thought to either have been derived from the word "espionage", meaning spying; it also may be a reference to the Spanish and Portuguese word "espío" (literally meaning "I spy"). Eggman NegaTime EaterInfinite the JackalDark GaiaBadniksE-Series RobotsDeadly SixMephlies the DarkBabylon RoguesStorm the AlbatrossWave the SwallowJet the HawkGizoidsNocturnus ClanImpertor IxBark the Polar BearBean the DynamiteTeam HooligansDr. [9] A preview of Knuckles' Chaotix by Sega Magazine called him "[a]nother Sonic wannabe",[30] a position later echoed by GameZone.

Unlike the speed members of the other three teams, Espio can also turn invisible, throw large shuriken and stick to walls. Bad Box Art Mega Man | Servbots, Mega Man Star Force Kelvin Stelar | The player brings a team of any 4 Heroes and go through 8 stages, each stage having a different challenge for the player to complete.

There is only 1 XP Rush Event that occurs each Saturday. Little Boara |

As such, Solver was a subject of doubt for Espio and didn't seem like a bad guy despite his actions. Sega. Sal | )[1] is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog video game series and media franchise. Espio can walk on walls and ceilings, and uses his own Whirl Attack instead of the common Spin Attack. Zack Temple | Rouge the Bat |

XP Rush: The team that the player uses requires 1 Yellow and Green Barrage Hero.

As Eggman Nega summoned Metal Sonic 3.0 to awaken the Ifrit, Espio and Silver followed it into the portal to stop the robot. The second stage requires the character mentioned, while all other stages require the specific Hero and other 3 Heroes at increasing Star Ranks. Though not a hedgehog, Espio is able to use the Spin Attack and the various techniques derived from it, where he curls tightly into a concussive ball while in locomotion to damage, mow down, or burrow through obstacles and foes. Espio debuted in Knuckles' Chaotix as a player character alongside the rest of the Chaotix—a team which included Mighty the Armadillo in this game—as well as Knuckles the Echidna and two robots named Heavy and Bomb. Chip | He is portrayed as a rival to Mighty, but was initially opposed to Knuckles, ambushing and fighting him until the Omni-Viewer ended the conflict. Tikal the Echidna | It consists of 11 Stages, with the first allowing the player to choose all 4 Heroes freely. Weird thing is I used to talk to an Espio fangirl...which I didn't know existed.

G-merl | Quake Woman | Nana | [7] Claustrophobia is his main weakness. The Leaf Swirl lets Espio combine his camouflage with a Ninja Leaf Swirl maneuver to create a tornado to blow opponents away while he disappears, his Chroma Camo maneuver hides himself completely from his enemies' perception while increasing his speed, and his Ninja Arts: Camouflage both hides himself completely from enemies' perception while he "warps" between places to disorient the enemy while attacking.

Sonic Rivals 2. After the successful capture Renfield T. Rodent and forcing Robotnik to flee, Espio has remained loyal to the Chaotix ever since.

Charlie Airstar | Mina Mongoose | Dr. Eggman hit him was some sort of green laser and Espio was sent to the Egg Grape Chambers. He is talented with computers, and plays the samisen as a hobby. Shadow the Hedgehog. When Espio found Silver though, the hedgehog noticed him. "Espio the Chameleon: Thank you, my friend. Voiced by (Japanese) After this, Espio can be chosen in the Combi Catcher prior to stages. Unlike the speed members of the other three teams, Espio can turn invisible, throw large shurikens (ninja stars) and stick to walls indefinitely. Shadow the Hedgehog, Team Chaotix Muzy | Prepare to die, Eggman! However, Eggman interrupted them with his Egg Dealer which the duo beat while contending with Knuckles and Rouge just as they arrived at the fight.

The Japanese manual states that Espio, a detective, went to investigate the mysterious island that emerged from the sea. After finishing their mission, they became best friends and developed a brother-like relationship, and Silver frequently travels to past to visit his best friend Espio, along with his other friends. (i.e: Seek: Rare Red Skill Reagents requires a team of 1 Red Legendary Hero and 3 Epic Beyondering Heroes, has the player fight enemies that are the color Red, and rewards Tier 2 Red Reagents.) (i.e: Team Up: Tank & Barrage, requires the player to bring a Blue and Green Hero classified as a Tank or Barrage type, and rewards Red Reagents. He also can run quite fast, as he is the Chaotix speed member in Sonic Heroes. Being a skilled ninja he is also a master of non-camouflaged stealth which combined with his camouflaging abilities makes him virtually undetectable. [4] The team receives a package in the mail which contains a walkie-talkie through which an unknown client requests the team's help, promising to "pay handsomely". Espio appears as one of eight playable fighters in the arcade game Sonic the Fighters (Sonic Championship in Japan). Retrieved on 3 July 2015. Yai Ayano |

He can also do anything to help Sonic out in his adventures. Type of Hero Espio when beginning to fight someone in Sonic Rivals 2. Knuckles the Echidna, requiring assistance to defeat Metal Sonic, enlisted the help of Espio along with the rest of the Chaotix.

Knuckles the Echidna | Maddie Wachowski |

[10], The Chaotix is one of four playable three-character teams in Sonic Heroes. During their adventure, the two of them built a good relationship as Espio proved his trustworthiness and helped Silver on many occasions. He proceeded to use extortion and threats of roboticization to force Espio into leading Robotnik's troops to the hidden Chameleon colony. Characters: Espio.