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Bob-omb
Bob-omb
First Appearance Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988)

Bob-ombs are living, moving mechanical bombs with eyes, feet, and a wind-up key on the back. They will explode after being jumped on.

History

Super Mario Maker

Bob-ombs will explode 4 seconds after being hit, destroying any blocks or enemies in its range. Shaking a Bob-omb will ignite it allowing it to explode without first being hit. Unlike in previous games, when a Bob-omb is spin jumped on it is not immediately defeated and is instead kicked in the opposite direction.

Bob-ombs appear in all 4 game styles.

Appearance

SMB1 SMB3 SMW NSMBU
Bob-omb (SMB1)
Bob-omb (SMB3)
Bob-omb (SMW)
Bob-omb (NSMBU)

Variations

In Super Mario Maker, Bob-ombs can have the following variations;

  • Giant Bob-omb: A Bob-omb that is twice as big.
  • Winged Bob-omb: A Bob-omb that flies in the air sideways.

Mechanics

Normally a Bob-omb would explode 4 seconds after being hit. Going through a door or pipe will reset the amount of time left until a Bob-omb explodes back to the full 4 seconds.

Bobomb Timer Reset

How To Defeat

Bob-ombs are defeated after 1 attack and can be killed the following ways:

  • Being hit with an enemy
  • Throwing a POW Block
  • Swallowing it with Yoshi

Additionally, Bob-ombs will explode 4 seconds after any method of attack instantly being killed.

Gallery

veSuper Mario Maker (3DS)
Game Styles

Super Mario Bros.Super Mario Bros. 3Super Mario WorldNew Super Mario Bros. U

Game Modes

10 Mario Challenge100 Mario ChallengeGnat AttackSuper Mario Challenge (3DS)

Levels

Event CoursesOfficial CoursesSample Courses

Transformations

Big MarioCostume MarioCape MarioFire MarioPropeller MarioRaccoon MarioSmall MarioSuper MarioWeird Mario

Course Elements Platforms and Objects

? BlockArrow SignBill BlasterBrick BlockBridgeBumperCheckpoint FlagCloud BlockConveyor BeltDonut BlockGroundHard BlockHidden BlockIce BlockLava LiftLift (Flimsy Lift) • Mushroom PlatformNote Block (Music Block) • One-Way WallPipeRotating BlockSemi-Solid PlatformTrackVineWarp Door (P Warp DoorKey Door)

Power-ups

1-Up MushroomBig MushroomCape FeatherFire FlowerGoomba's ShoeMystery MushroomPropeller MushroomShell HelmetSuper LeafSuper MushroomSuper StarWeird Mushroom

Items

CoinKeyKoopa Clown Car (Fire) • Lakitu's CloudP SwitchPink CoinPOW BlockSpringYoshi

Enemies

Blooper (Blooper Nanny) • BlurpBob-ombBoo (Boo BuddiesStretch) • BowserBowser Jr.Bullet Bill (Bull's-Eye Bill) • Buzzy BeetleChain Chomp (Unchained Chomp) • Cheep CheepDry BonesFish BoneGoomba (GaloombaShoe Goomba) • Hammer BroJelectroKoopa Troopa (Beach Koopa) • LakituLava BubbleMagikoopaMuncherPiranha Plant (Fire Piranha PlantJumping Piranha Plant) • Rocky WrenchMonty MoleSea UrchinSledge BroSpike TopSpiny (Spiny Egg) • ThwompWiggler

Obstacles

BurnerCannonFire BarGrinderSkewerSpike Trap

Other

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