"I heard if you hiccup a hundred times you die."
"I stopped at 99. I will self-destruct just to be safe."
― Pipimi and Popuko (Pop Team Epic)
The power to
self-explode and recover afterward.
The user can cause themselves to explode with varying effects from simply blowing open a door to explosions with the magnitude of nuclear explosions and recover/reassemble. They may be able to control the strength of the explosion, blow up portions of their body, or severe parts of their bodies and let it explode at contact with the enemy.
Generally unrefined and in-discriminating.
May not be able to regenerate unless they use all body energy.
May not be able to regenerate if part(s) of their body are separated post-explosion.
May not be able to regenerate at all, making this a suicide attack only to be used once.
Super Flare, Superman (DC Comics) expels all of the solar energy in his body in the form of an explosion powerful enough to incinerate everything within a quarter mile radius.
Chaozu (Dragon Ball Z) self-destructs.
Semi-Perfect Cell (Dragon Ball Z) self-destructing.
Super Buu (Dragon Ball Z) preparing to self-destruct.
Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z) unleashing his
Peter Petrelli (Heroes) about to explode.
Painting by precognitive Isaac Mendez (Heroes) of "The Exploding Man".
Deidara (Naruto) using C0 to cause himself to explode, in his failed attempt to take Sasuke with him.
Mr. 5 (One Piece) detonating his body parts without any harm to himself.
Black Fog (Pokémon) using Explosion to detonate its own body, causing devastating damage at the cost of much of its health.
Black Fog (Pokémon) using Self-Destruct as its last resort, exploding and killing itself rather than being captured by a human.
Using Chaos Blast, Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog) unleashes a massive explosion of Chaos Energy.
Octopods (Splatoon) will self-destruct if Agent 3 draws too close.
Creepers (Minecraft) can self-detonate, destroying themselves and nearly anything within its blast radius.
In a last effort to defeat Team MÄR, Kapellmeister (Marchen Awakens Romance) overflows his entire body with magical power, causing him to explode.
Spawns (Quake Series), also known as Tarbabies, are known to self-explode once they are killed.
Once they begin to die, Wraths (Quake: Dissolution of Eternity) can automatically self-destruct, damaging anything that's within their vicinity.
Allu Majuu (Marchen Awakens Romance) will detonate itself when its user Phantom gives the order.
The Trick-Or-Treat (Marchen Awakens Romance) guardians will explode if their heads are touched.
Bomby (Valkyrie Crusade) can explode herself without any ill effect.
Being explosive toys, Bomb Bears (TF2 Freak) can self-detonate.
Caberneers (TF2 Freak) can self-detonate to defeat their opponents.