Rocky is a rock that Patrick believes is a snail and enters in a snail race in the episode "The Great Snail Race." It also appears in the episodes "Buried in Time," "Patrick's Staycation," and "A Place for Pets" as well as the short "The Endless Summer."
Rocky is light brown and is the same size as a snail. Also, it looks like a scaled-down version of Patrick's rock but without the antenna.
In "Buried in Time" and "The Endless Summer," Rocky is lumpy and light gray.
Role in series
"The Great Snail Race"
Somehow, Rocky actually wins the snail race despite not showing any signs of sentience. Squidward himself is left confused by how his pet snail lost to a rock.
"The Endless Summer"
"Buried in Time"
Patrick wants to donate Rocky to the time capsule.
When SpongeBob remarks about a puppet show, Patrick shuts him down while holding Rocky.
He is one of the pets featured on the title screen in this online game.
He appears in the Krusty Krab alongside Patrick at a table.
- According to Patrick, Rocky has nerves of steel. Whenever someone mentions to Patrick that his pet is an actual rock, Patrick continually mentions this, by saying, "Yeah, thanks, I know, he's got nerves of steel."
- Despite being a rock, he won the great snail race.
- This is a reference to the popular quote "slow and steady wins the race" from the fable The Tortoise and the Hare.