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Bomberman (Super Smash Flash 2)

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This article is about Bomberman's appearance in Super Smash Flash 2. For the character in other contexts, see Bomberman.
in Super Smash Flash 2
Bomberman Main
Bomberman symbol
Universe Bomberman
Availability Starter
Weight class Medium
Final Smash Revenge
Tier B (17)

Bomberman is a starter character in Super Smash Flash 2 hailing from Konami's (formerly by the defuncted Hudson Soft) series of the same name. The White Bomber's design is based around his appearance in the game Bomberman Generation, where he is despicted wearing a red scarf and golden bracelets.

Bomberman is ranked 17th on the current tier list, at the top of B tier; a large drop from his 9th place position last demo. Bomberman has good combo ability, a solid air game, good air speed and kill moves in all of his smash attacks, a fully charged Bomb, his back and forward aerials, and his forward throw. He has a unique projectile in his bombs which he can place up to five bombs at a time on the stage. He can move the bombs around giving him good stage control. He has solid aerials that give good knockback. Bomberman has decent mobility with a decent dashing speed, good air speed and the second fastest walking speed.

However, the big hitbox on Bombermans' head is also a big hurtbox and when combined with his high accelerated falling speed makes him susceptible to combos and chain grabs. His recovery covers great vertical distance, but covers little horizontal distance. Outside of his head; his range is short(possessing the third shortest grab in the current demo,and makes him vulnerable to characters with disjointed hitboxes (ex. Ichigo and Lloyd).

His pros are on par with his cons and is the reason why he is ranked in the middle.

Bomberman appears to have a small player base and poor representation in online tournaments. However, the players that do participate in tournaments take high spots.


Bomberman is good at stage control with his bombs with being able to place five bombs of three different sizes onstage at a time and being able to use Bomb Kick to move them across the stage. He has a big hitbox in his head which makes him good at juggling his opponents. Jetpack gives him a good vertical recovery. He can kill with all of his smash attacks, his forward throw, a fully charged bomb and his forward aerial. He has two chain grabs in his up and down throw which can help him set up bomb kills or racking up damage. He has a decent air game with his solid aerials.

However, the disadvantage of Bomberman's big head is that it also works as a big hurtbox and combined with his falling speed leads him to being easily combo'ed, juggled and chain grabbed. His recovery covers good vertical distance, but lacks in horizontal distance. He also has problems in his range which leaves him vulnerable to characters with disjointed hitboxes and with fast, rushdown gameplay.


Ground attacks

  • Standard attack: A left hook. 2%
  • Standard attack 2: A right hook. 2%
  • Standard attack 3: A headbutt. 5%
  • Down tilt: Sticks his foot out and slides forward. 9%
  • Down smash: Holds two bombs with his arms crossed, then throws them to the ground while doing a frontflip. 13% uncharged, 19% fully charged.
  • Side tilt: Gets onto all fours and kicks forward with feet. 10%
  • Forward smash: Throws an extremely powerful punch. 14% uncharged, 20% fully charged. Has high knockback scaling making it one of the most powerful smash attacks in the current demo. However, it has start up lag and is short ranged making it hard to connect.
  • Up tilt: Kicks upward with one foot.  7%
  • Up smash: Uppercuts and causes an explosion. First hit 4%, 5% fully charged; second hit 14%, 20% fully charged. Does large knockback.
  • Dash attack: Runs for a split second, then trips and falls on his head. 9%

Aerial attacks

  • Neutral aerial: Sticks foot out. This attack is a kick. 10%
  • Forward aerial: Bashes forward with his head. 12%
  • Back aerial: Kicks backwards with both feet, then twists around. 8%
  • Up aerial: Smacks head upward while facing the camera, then flips. 11%
  • Down aerial: Does two stomps while using the foe as stairs. Great for combos. 5% per stomp. 10% if both hits connect.

Grabs and throws

  • Grab: Sticks both arms out.
  • Pummel: Bashes head into opponent. 2% per hit.
  • Forward throw: Pulls the foe in, then goes to push them and falls flat on his face. 10%
  • Back throw: Spins the foe around and then releases them over his shoulder, striking a pose. 13% Extremely high knockback.
  • Up throw: Spins the foe around and throws them diagonally. 6%
  • Down throw: Jumps up with the foe, then throws them down onto the ground and stomps on them soon after. 12%


  • Ledge attack: Jumps up from the ledge and sits down while sticking his legs out. 13% with high knockback. 
  • 100% ledge attack: He climbs up and kicks in front of him while laying down. 14%
  • Floor attack: Does a sweeping roundhouse kick. 8%

Special moves

Bomberman's special moves
Standard special move Bomb
Side special move Bomb Kick
Up special move Jetpack
Down special move Bomb Detonate
Final Smash Revenge


  • Entrance: A small bomb explodes, which he hops out of.
  • Taunts:
    • Standard: Jumps and fist pumps. 
    • Down: Same as Standard. 
    • Side: Same as Standard.
  • Fanfare: Battle Mode - Victory Fanfare from Super Bomberman.
  • Wins: Jumps one each foot once each and puts his hands on his side.
  • Loses: Sadly claps to winner, while covered in soot.

Changes from v0.9a

Bomberman has received minor changes. He has been buffed in that he has more KO options. He has been nerfed in that he has less stage control with his Bombs.



Ground attacks

  • Nerf Forward smash is weaker.

Aerial attacks

  • Buff Forward air appears to be faster.

Grabs and throws

  • Buff Forward throw is stronger.
  • Buff Back throw is stronger.

Special moves

  • Nerf Only five Bombs can be on the stage at a time instead of nine.
    • Buff However, all Bombs can now be charged to a P-Bomb instead of only 3.
    • Buff Bomberman can also throw Bombs above him.
  • Buff Jetpack appears to covers more horizontal distance.
    • Nerf However, it appears to cover less vertical distance.

In competitive play

Match ups

Notable players

Tier placement history


Palette swaps


DOJO!!! update


  • Bomberman along with Mario, Ness and Lloyd are the only characters so far to wear their default costumes in team battle when they are on the red team.
  • Bomberman is the only character so far to have a specific pallete swap for Team Battles; he uses a different one from his other costumes for green team.

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