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The Red Wisp is a type of Wisp. As its name suggests, it is Red. One particular red Wisp was the companion of a young bear boy named Ashe (#45).


The Imprisoned Planet

At some point in the past, the Red Wisps, along with other fellow Wisps, and their planet came under the threat of Dr. Eggman. Fortunately, they were saved by Sonic the Hedgehog. Afterward, a bunch of Red Wisps and other fellow Wisps settled down on Sonic's world where they helped out the residents of Sonic’s world whenever they could, the Wispons being one such way of helping in particular.[1] (StH: #3)

During the War

During the war between the Eggman Empire and the Resistance, Resistance soldiers would use Deployment Pods to send willing Wisps onto the field in order to help on the battlefield. (StH: #3)

Near the end of the war, a town that served as a hub for Wispon distribution was saved and subsequently conquered by mercenary duo Rough and Tumble. Additionally, a Red Wisp was used to power the Burst Wispon that Rough wielded while saving the town. As a result of the duo taking over, many Wisps, including several Red Wisps, were hoarded in Deployment Pods and Wispons by the two skunk brothers. (StH: #3)


A Red Wisp and Ivory Wisp leave the Wispons being wielded by Rough and Tumble.

In the town that Rough and Tumble had taken over, the Red Wisps found salvation when Sonic the Hedgehog and Knuckles the Echidna arrived to stop the two mercenaries. During the heroes' subsequent fight with Rough and Tumble, the Red Wisps and their fellow Wisps were convinced by Sonic to not let the two villains boss them around. As such, the Wisps in Rough and Tumble's Wispons left them, leaving their arsenal powerless and allowing Sonic and Knuckles to defeat them. Afterward, the now-liberated Red Wisps decided to stick around and help the villagers defend their town by powering their Wispons. (StH: #3)

Trial by Fire

While Ashe's father was directing Amy and her friends on their allotted camping ground, Ashe, along with his red wisp, snuck into the booth and burned the map that his father was holding. The boy bear and wisp then ran out of the booth from their furious father. (#45)


The Red Wisp has a head that looks like a flaming teardrop with two small spikes at the top. It also has three blue eyes that form a triangular pattern on its head. It also has three flame-like tentacles that stem from its bottom.


Being a Wisp, the Red Wisp is peaceful, helpful, and friendly of nature, and it enjoys spending its time with others. It gets especially well along with the good people of Sonic's world, whom it will gladly help out whenever they need it.

The Red Wisp is not much for fighting. However, it is nonetheless brave and good-hearted. As such, it does not approve of amoral behavior and will not stand idly by when its friends need it.


The Red Wisp is able to levitate in midair at will, which serves as its main method of transportation.

The Red Wisp is able to generate and store its own unique variant of a powerful energy inside its own body. The Red Wisp can as well pass on a fraction of this energy by phasing into the recipient.

Background Information

  • The Red Wisp was based on the character of the same name in the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series, where it first appeared in Sonic Colors. It was unnamed in the comic, but its name is considered tier 2 canon by this site's canon policy, as it does not contradict already established canon from tier 1.