Silver the Hedgehog is a character that appeared in the 2006 game "Sonic the Hedgehog." Silver later appeared in other games of the Sonic franchise.
He is a silver-furred hedgehog that lived 200 years in the future before traveling back to Sonic's time. Silver uses telekinesis to levitate objects, sometimes as a method of attacking. In the plot of "Sonic the Hedgehog," Silver initially time travels with the purpose of killing Sonic, believing this would improve Silver's future. However, by the end of the game, Silver ends up as Sonic's partner. Silver later appears in "Sonic Rivals," "Sonic Generations," "Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games" and "Super Smash Bros. Brawl."