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"You blow stuff up. But there are so many layers of blowing things up in this game."
― Ross Scott/Accursed Farms on Tyrian (Ross's Game Dungeon: Tyrian)

The ability to cause explosions. Sub-power of Explosion Manipulation and Volatile Constructs. Opposite of Implosion Inducement.

Also Called

  • Detonation
  • Explosion Casting/Creation/Induction
  • Explosive Charge Infusion
  • Induced Explosion
  • Explosion Grenades


The user can cause an explosion in a variety of ways and of any scale, with varying effects ranging from stunning to total annihilation.





  • Weak against Explosive Negation, and especially to users that have Explosion Immunity.
  • May not be able to control the size of the explosion.
  • May be limited to a certain type of explosion.
  • The user may be vulnerable to their own explosions.
  • May have a limit on how many targets can be exploded at once.

Known Users


  • Laura Stuart (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Titan-Shifters (Attack on Titan); via transforming
  • Bambietta Basterbine (Bleach)
  • LOVE (Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo)
  • Reze (Chainsaw Man)
  • Yuu Otosaka (Charlotte)
  • Aoi Fukasaku (Coppelion)
  • Mana Tsuburaya (Coppelion)
  • Azuma (Fairy Tail)
  • Jackal (Fairy Tail)
  • Gor (The Brain from Planet Arous)
  • Touka Kurenai (Grenadier)
  • Kuroneko (Brynhildr In The Darkness)
  • Saline (Shin Cutie Honey); via Microphones
  • Paul (Darker than Black)
  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
  • Hades (Denma); via Hades' Dice (Cube Quanx ability)
  • Solf J. Kimblee (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Klee (Genshin Impact)
  • Miharu Sena Kanaka (Girls Bravo); via Star Mark
  • Megumin (Konosuba)
  • Jogo (Jujutsu Kaisen)
  • Dot Barrett (Mashle: Magic and Muscles)
  • Touko Arareya (Mahou Shoujo Site)
  • Explosion Release Users (Naruto)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Mr. 5 (One Piece)
  • Gladius (One Piece)
  • Perona (One Piece)
  • Kyoko Sakura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
  • Wiseman (Konjiki no Gash Bell!)
  • Zophise (Konjiki no Gash Bell!)
  • Rolan (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Á Bao A Qu (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Emokis (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Dholaki (Psyren); via Explosia
  • Spirits (Jibaku-kun: Twelve World Story )
  • Erza Knightwalker (Fairy Tail)
  • Yoshikage Kira (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable); via Deadly/Killer Queen, Sheer Heart Attack
  • Nezuko Kamado ("Kimetsu No Yaiba")
  • Miko Mido (La Blue Girl)
  • Eruka frog (Soul Eater)
  • Elie/Resha Valentine (Rave Master); via her Utelion
  • Zakuro (Ninja Scroll)
  • Genthru (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Rita Mordio (Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike)
  • Guila (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Katsuki Bakugo (My Hero Academia)
  • Neito Monoma (My Hero Academia); temporarily due to his Copy Ability


  • William (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Firebenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
    • Combustion Man (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
    • P'Li (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • NRG (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10)
  • Wildvine (Ben 10)
  • Sadida Class (Dofus/Wakfu); via Sacrificial Dolls
    • Amalia Sheran Sharm
  • Panrahk (Bionicle)
  • Bette Sans Souci/Plastique (DC Comics)
  • Human Bomb (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics: New 52); via Super Flare
  • Sage Force Conduits (DC Comics)
  • Liz Sherman (Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Jubilee (Marvel Comics)
  • Scarlet Witch (Marvel Comics)
  • Wiccan (Marvel Comics)
  • Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony Equestria Girls); via Sugar Sprinkles
  • Bow (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power); via Explosive arrows
  • Grenuke (Slugterra)
  • Jokey Smurf (The Smurfs)
  • Sticker Freak (Valkyrie Crusade); via explosive stickers
  • Dark Materia (Zevo-3)
  • Super Sonic (Sonic The Comic)
  • Five-Fingered Blast Punch Users (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness)


  • Wizards and Witches (Harry Potter); via Spell Casting
  • Megumin (KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!)
  • Oblivions (Red Queen)
  • Ketha (Red Queen)
  • Charlene Roberta McGee (Stephen King's Firestarter)

Live Action

  • Devil Boner (Channel Awesome)
  • Nostalgia Critic (Channel Awesome); as Sparky-Sparky-Boom Man
  • Piper Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Michael Bay (Epic Rap Battles Of History)
  • Muriel (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
  • Mina (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Sylar/Gabriel Grey (Heroes)
  • Ted Sprague (Heroes)
  • A Cop (Key & Peele)
  • Ryan Walker (Mech-X4); limited to technology
  • Skylar Storm (Mighty Med)
  • Tim the Enchanter (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
  • Robert (Rubber)
  • Nora Thunderman (The Thundermans); via Heat Vision

Video Games

  • Rena (Elsword)
  • Aisha (Elsword)
  • Add (Elsword)
  • Elsword (Elsword)
  • Rom/White Sister (Hyperdimension Neptunia)
  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous)
  • Delsin Rowe (InFamous: Second Son)
  • John White/The Beast (Infamous)
  • Users that learn Time Bomb magic (Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance)
  • Orochi-type enemies (Miitopia)
  • Pit (Kid Icarus), via Explosive Flame
  • Gangplank (League of Legends )
  • Bob-ombs (Mario franchise)
  • Cyrax (Mortal Kombat)
  • Pokémon that can use "Self-Destruct", "Explosion" or "Shell Trap" (Pokémon)
  • Users with Deadsplosion equipped (Punch Quest); enemy explodes after being killed
  • Users with Exploding Fist equipped (Punch Quest)
  • Segata Sanshiro (Sega)
  • Sariel (Seven Heavenly Virtues); via sneezing
  • Pop Fizz (Skylanders) via orange potion
  • Countdown (Skylanders)
  • Bomb (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)

Web Original

Known Objects

Known Powers

  • Firebending (Avatar: The Last Airbender); via Combustionbending