Bats are enemies that first debuted in Crash Bandicoot.
The bats make their debut in The Lost City, where they attack Crash in swarms. The only way to get rid of these swarms of bats is by spinning away the lone single bats on each side of where the swarm enters and leaves, hanging from the wall, as they are the ones summoning the swarm of bats. Crash is able to spin the swarm of bats away though if he gets caught in their path, but they can usually be avoided by waiting on lower ground until they fly by. The bats also appear in a swarm in certain areas of Temple Ruins and Jaws of Darkness, but are not commanded by a lone single bat and are easy to avoid if Crash stays close to the ground. Wumpa Fruit will come out of the bats in The Lost City when spun.
Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of CortexEdit
The bats appear again in Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex in the Wizards and Lizards level. In this game, they appear as small purple bats that fly around in circles, causing danger if Crash tries to jump in the air. They can be easily defeated by spinning them away during anytime. If Crash is hit by the wizard's magical energy in this level, then he will turn into a bat similar to the ones in the same level.
Bats reappear in Crash Twinsanity, where there are white variations seen in Ice Climb, where they will fly and swoop down at Crash. Red versions are seen in Boiler Room Doom, where they fly from side to side over pits, leading to an obstacle when crossing them. There were also going to be bats in the level Jungle Bungle coming out of the caves.
|Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex|
|Protagonists||Crash Bandicoot • Aku Aku • Coco Bandicoot • Pura|
|Antagonists||Doctor Neo Cortex • Crunch Bandicoot • The Elementals (Rok-Ko, Wa-Wa, Lo-Lo and Py-Ro) • Uka Uka • Doctor Nefarious Tropy • Doctor N. Gin • Tiny Tiger • Dingodile|
|Items||Crates (Basic Crate, ? Crate, ! Crate, Activation Crate, Outline Crate, Crash Crate, Locked Crate, Invisibility Crate, Iron Crate, Iron Arrow Crate, Checkpoint Crate, Arrow Crate, Nitro Crate, Nitro Switch Crate, TNT Crate) • Wumpa Fruit • Crystal • Gem • Relic|
|Super Powers||Tip Toe • Double Jump • Death Tornado • Fruit Bazooka • Crash Dash (Super Power) • Super Belly Flop|
|Levels||First Chamber (Arctic Antics, Tornado Alley, Bamboozled, Wizards and Lizards, Compactor Reactor) • Second Chamber (Jungle Rumble, Sea Shell Shenanigans, Banzai Bonsai, That Sinking Feeling, H2 Oh No!) • Third Chamber (The Gauntlet, Tsunami, Smokey and the Bandicoot, Eskimo Roll, Fahrenheit Frenzy) • Fourth Chamber (Avalanche, Droid Void, Crashteroids, Coral Canyon, Weathering Heights) • Fifth Chamber (Crash and Burn, Gold Rush, Medieval Madness, Crate Balls of Fire, Cortex Vortex) • Boss Levels (Rumble in the Roks, Drain Damage, Crashes to Ashes, Atmospheric Pressure, Crunch Time) • Sixth Chamber (Knight Time, Ghost Town, Ice Station Bandicoot, Solar Bowler, Force of Nature) • Cut levels (Cut Chinese harbour level, Cut scooter level, Cut Glider level, Cut oriental level, Fire Island)|
|Enemies||Seal • Penguin • Narwhale • Lab Assistant • Bat • Fish • Koi Fish • Crane • Salmon • Robot • Monkey • Parrot • Crab • Donkey • Inflating Cactus • Scorpion • Knight Lab Assistant • Ninja Lab Assistant • Skiing Lab Assistant|
|Protagonists||Crash Bandicoot - Doctor Neo Cortex - Aku Aku - Nina Cortex|
|Minor Characters||Nitros Oxide - Polar - Crunch Bandicoot - Doctor N. Gin - Doctor Nitrus Brio - Doctor Nefarious Tropy - Ripper Roo - Tiny Tiger - Farmer Ernest - Evil Crash - Pinstripe Potoroo - Koala Kong - Papu Papu - Rusty Walrus - Cortex's mother - Spyro the Dragon - Mecha-Bandicoot - Coco Bandicoot (Removed) Evil Coco - Good Cortex - Capu Capu - Evil Capu Capu - Fake Crash - Komodo Brothers - Ant Leader|
|Bosses||Doctor Neo Cortex - Mecha-Bandicoot - Tikimon - Uka Uka - Doctor N. Gin - Doctor Nefarious Tropy - Doctor Nitrus Brio - Dingodile - Madame Amberly - Evil Twins|
|Items||Crates (Crash Crate - Bounce Crate - Basic Crate - ? Crate - Locked Crate - Iron Crate - Iron Arrow Crate - Arrow Crate - Ammo Crate - Nitro Switch Crate - Nitro Crate - TNT Crate - Checkpoint Crate - World Crate - Aku Aku Crate - Detonator Crate - Activation Crate - Outline Crate) - Wumpa Fruit - Crystal - Gem - Weak platforms - Sequence platforms|
|Levels||N. Sanity Island (Jungle Bungle - Cavern Catastrophe - Totem Hokum) - Iceberg Lab (Ice Climb - Slip Slide Icecapades - High Seas Hi-Jinks) - Academy of Evil (Boiler Room Doom - Classroom Chaos - Rooftop Rampage) - Twinsanity Island (Rockslide Rumble - Bandicoot Pursuit - Ant Agony) - Deleted (Gone a Bit Coco - Ocean Commotion - Meglomaniac Mind Mania - Harbor level - Uka Tree level - Lava Caves - Rehab Lab - Security Insanity - Rollerbrawl level - Coco sub level)|
|Enemies||Crab - Fish - Chicken - Monkey - Skunk - Venus Fly Trap - Worm - Ant - Rat - Bees - Bear - Tribesman - Hog - Bat - Penguin - Hologram Probe - Barrel Throwing Rhino - Guard Dog - Robot Dummy - Robotic Janitor - Experimental Frog - Beetle (Removed) - Flying Swordfish - Greyscale Ant|