The Sonic Power Cannon (ソニックドライバー Sonikkudoraibā?, lit. "Sonic Driver") is an object that appears in the Sonic X anime series. It is the most powerful weapon on the Blue Typhoon and was designed by Tails.
The Sonic Power Cannon takes advantage of Chaos Energy and Sonic's spinning ability by using Sonic himself as its ammunition. When engaged, the Sonic Power Cannon draws chaos energy to gain the power it needs. As an alternative, it can also be powered by Rings. Sonic then enters the Sonic Power Cannon and stands on a platform on its center. Here, he begins spinning in one place and charges up power. Once enough power is attained, Tails fires Sonic at the target as a highly powerful and spinning projectile. If too much is built up, however, the Sonic Power Cannon cannot hold it and be destroyed.
The Sonic Power Cannon was designed by Tails and used the Master Emerald as its power source. When Sonic and his friends went into space to stop the Metarex, the Sonic Power Cannon was primarily used against this alien scourge.
In "A Fearless Friend", Tails was forced to use the Sonic Power Cannon to destroy Final Mova and Cosmo herself. For this task, Super Sonic and Super Shadow were both used for its ammunition at the same time. Once Super Sonic and Super Shadow were fired, the force had so much impact that the Sonic Power Cannon was destroyed.
Apperances in other media
The Sonic Power Cannon makes an appearance in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. In this media, it is one of the weapons for the New Freedom Fighters' Sky Patrol, though it does not use Sonic as a projectile. It was first deployed to destroy the War Walrus when it was send to destroy the Sky Patrol.
- The Sonic Power Cannon's Japanese name is almost the same as the name for the Sonic X anime series' Japanese theme song.
- Due to Tails' idea to power the Blue Typhoon with the Chaos Emeralds, it's possible that the Power Cannon was planned to use the chaos energy from the Chaos Emeralds to power the Cannon, but was adjusted to use the Master Emerald's Energy.