- "I like the dark. It makes me happy"
- —Lydia's answer when asked why she prefers the night over daytime
Lydia the Hedgehog is a Goth seventeen year-old hedgehog and a sub-terrainian Freedom Fighter who's a friend to
Sonic the Hedgehog and his team, The Sonic Heroes.
Cursed with an age-old Werehog curse since birth, she's been forced to hide her secret from society by seeking refuge in faraway cities under a different guise every time she has a transformation spell. She prefers to wear dark clothes, dark jewelry, eat junk foods and watch American Horror Story. She became fast friends with Sonic the Hedgehog and his team of super friends after saving them from the Dark Gaia's minions during one of her "Werehog Transformation spells". She is voiced by actress Amy Adams and her singing voice is by Amy Lee (lead singer of Evanescence).
- Her theme song is "What You Want" by Evanescence
- Her dark look is loosely inspired by Amy Lee
- Voiced by actress Amy Adams.
- Cursed to being a werehog since birth.
- Lost her parents to G.U.N soldiers when she was seven.
- Loves Goth subculture and fashion,
- Keeps her emotions concealed with the exception of showing little to almost no reaction.
- Despite her quiet, dark nature, she does show a soft spot for Chao and unicorns.
- She expressed joy when Amy Rose and Cream gifted her with ruby-encrusted silver skull earrings.