"Explosion (power-up)" redirects here. For the power-up in Sonic Riders and Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, see Explosion (Sonic Riders).
An offensive power-up.
Bomb  (, also referred to as エクスプロージョン  Ekusupurōjon , lit. "Explosion") ? Smart Bomb  (, エクスプロージョン  Ekusupurōjon , lit. "Explosion") ? Detonate, and  Explosion, is an  Item Box power-up that appears in the . When obtained, this power-up clears out all enemies on-screen.
Sonic the Hedgehog series
Item Boxes with Bomb typically feature or depict the icon of a black bomb with an ignited fuse. In gameplay, upon opening an Item Box with Bomb, all enemies that are visible on the screen in that moment will be destroyed, making it a useful item for clearing out areas.
Bomb made its first appearance in
and its remake Sonic Adventure , where it is referred to as Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut Smart Bomb  (. In this game, the Item Boxes with Bomb contain the icon of a black bomb with an ignited fuse. Several explosive barrels can also be found at エクスプロージョン  Ekusupurōjon , lit. "Explosion") ? Twinkle Park, which have the same effect as the Bomb power-ups.
Sonic Adventure 2
Item Box in . Sonic Adventure 2
and its remake Sonic Adventure 2 , this power-up is referred to as the Sonic Adventure 2: Battle Bomb  (. In this game, like in エクスプロージョン  Ekusupurōjon , lit. "Explosion") ? , the Item Boxes with Bomb contain the icon of a black bomb with an ignited fuse.
Nintendo 3DS version of , this power-up is referred to as Sonic Generations Explosion. In this game, the Explosion can be identified with the icon of a round black bomb with an ignited fuse. However, it does not appear in this game as an  Item Box power-up. Rather, it is a Bonus Item that the player can randomly earn once by playing an Internet Battle. However, the player only gets one chance per day to earn an Explosion.
Sonic Jump series
Sonic Jump (2012)
In the 2012 remake of
, this power-up is called Sonic Jump Bomb. In this game, it can be found randomly inside TVs. In gameplay in this game, when obtaining this power-up, its effect will presist for a short duration, thereby allowing the player to destroy any additional enemy that appears on the screen while Bomb is active along with those that already were on the screen when the power-up was activated. Bomb can also be bought from the game's shop for 100 Rings or 300 Rings for x5 bundle.
Sonic Jump Fever
Destroys Badniks and increases combo for extra points!
— In-game description, Sonic Jump Fever
, this power-up is referred to as the Sonic Jump Fever Detonate for the first time. Like the power-up in , Detonates are found randomly inside Sonic Jump (2012) TVs and when in use, all on-screen enemies will be destroyed for a short time. However, if the player falls off-screen, the effect immediately ends. The player can refresh the duration of Detonate by collecting additional Detonate TVs and extend its base duration by spending Rings to upgrade each individual user.
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Japanese voice actors
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ( | Sonic) Kazuki Hayashi ( | Tails) Nobutoshi Canna ( | Knuckles) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Eggman) Taeko Kawata ( | Amy) Shun Yashiro ( | Big) Kaori Asoh ( | Tikal) Jōji Nakata ( | Gamma) Tōru Ōkawa ( | Pachacamac) Kaho Kōda (Station Square Train Voice) | Nobutoshi Canna (Mystic Ruins Train Voice) | Elara Distler (Default Menu Voice) | Tomoko Sasaki (
Believe In Myself | It Doesn't Matter | Lazy Days | My Sweet Passion | Open Your Heart | Unknown from M.E.
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Japanese voice actors
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English voice actors
Roger Craig Smith ( | Modern Sonic, Wisp announcer) Mike Pollock ( | Classic Eggman, Modern Eggman) Kate Higgins ( | Classic Tails, Modern Tails) Kirk Thornton ( | Shadow) Quinton Flynn (
Japanese voice actors
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ( | Modern Sonic) Chikao Ōtsuka ( | Classic Eggman, Modern Eggman) Ryō Hirohashi ( | Modern Tails) Takuto Yoshinaga ( | Classic Tails) Kōji Yusa ( | Shadow) Daisuke Ono ( | Silver) Fumihiko Tachiki (Wisp announcer)
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