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PopFizz

Pop Fizz (LightCore)

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S3 Pop Fizz

Species: Gremlin
Gender: Male
Element: Magic
Role: Skylander
World: Skylands
Appears in: Skylanders: Giants
Skylanders: Lightning Rod Faces the Cyclops Queen
Skylanders: Swap Force
Skylanders Issue 0
Skylanders: Trap Team
Cameos: Skylanders: Stump Smash Crosses the Bone Dragon
Attacks/Actions: Potion Lob
Beast Form
New Concoctions
Puddle of Pain
Raging Beast
English Voice Actor: Bobcat Goldthwait
First Release: Skylanders: Giants
"The Motion of the Potion!"
    —Pop Fizz's official catchphrase

Pop Fizz is an alchemist, who is one of the new Skylanders in Skylanders: Giants. He is of the Magic element. His Series 2 counterpart is called Super Gulp Pop Fizz, and his Series 3 counterpart is Fizzy Frenzy Pop Fizz.

Pop Fizz has a red counterpart called Punch Pop Fizz, who is available in the 3DS Starter Pack of Giants and is now available in a single pack. He also has an easter counterpart, Hoppity Pop Fizz who is only available in Skylanders: Lost Islands for a limited time.

Background

Personality

Pop Fizz is widely known as being a little crazy. The Skylander who puts the mad into mad scientist, he is bubbling over with crazy amounts of enthusiam. And that's before he's glugged from his bonkers beast beaker![1] According to Pop Fizz, the reason he keeps drinking his potion, or soda, is that the effects keeps him on edge, gives him powers, and that it is "soda-licious." He is also one of the few characters who fully understands Double Trouble's language.

Biography

Nobody is quite sure who Pop Fizz was before he became an alchemist, least of all Pop Fizz himself. After many years of experimenting with magical potions, his appearance has changed quite significantly. In fact, no one even knows his original color. But it’s widely known that he is a little crazy, his experiments are reckless, and the accidents they cause are too numerous to measure. Understandably, he has had a difficult time finding lab partners, or anyone that even wants to be near him. In hopes of making himself more appealing to others, he attempted to create the most effective charm potion ever — but that just turned him into a big, wild, berserker. Or maybe that’s just how he saw the potion working in the first place...

Story

History

Pop Fizz is a short and stubby, blue gremlin. At least, he's blue right now, but that could change at any moment. As an alchemist, Pop Fizz spends much of his time making potions, and the rest of his time drinking them. Everyone who has ever met him agrees that Pop Fizz is a little crazy. Actually he's a lot crazy, and the potions he brews up usually have some pretty wild effects. He once created a potion to make himself more charming and appealing to others. Unfortunately, when he drank it, he became a huge angry rage monster. Since then, his potions caused him to change colour, lose his memory and, on more than one occasion, violently explode. Despite this, he always keeps some potion close to hand, not just for the special abilities it gives him, but because it always tastes "soda-licious".[2]

Skylanders: Lightning Rod Faces the Cyclops Queen

Pop Fizz attended the Annual Storm Titan Games with Drobot and Cali to see their fellow Skylander, Lightning Rod, in action. When Flynn's balloon was struck by Rod's stray hammer, Pop Fizz quickly transformed into his beserker form and knocked away any debris that threatened the audience, while Drobot and Lightning Rod saved the balloon's passengers and both Master Eon and the King of the Storm Giants.

Pop Fizz Double Trouble

Pop Fizz and Double Trouble carrying the alchemist's bottles of potions needed for the adventure to Tempest Towers.

Once everyone was safe, Hugo revealed that the Book of Power had revealed the next fragment to the dreaded Mask of Power. Within the stadium, the Skylanders discovered that the Air segment to the Mask of Power has seemingly taken on the form of a Land Whale, which was stationed at a zoo held by the Cyclops Queen at Tempest Towers. Master Eon sent Pop Fizz, Lightning Rod, Double Trouble, Drobot, Cali, and Flynn to the Tempest Towers that lied beyond the Sea of Storms in their mission to claim the Air fragment before Kaos made his move. However before they could depart, Kaos captured Cali, who knew the path to Tempest Towers. The Skylanders gave chase, following Kaos while treking through the Sea of Storms and battling Windbag Djinnis along the way. They managed to get to Tempest Towers before Kaos could, and tricked their way into the Cyclops city by using Pop Fizz's beserker form to pose as a never-before-seen creature for the Cyclops Queen, leaving Flynn and Double Trouble outside to keep a lookout for Kaos.

However after tricking the Cyclops Queen and her husband, Pipsqueak, the Skylanders were found out. While Lightning Rod and Drobot were thrown to the Land Whale's tank to be eaten, Pop Fizz was captured and held prisoner in a cage. To escape from his prison, the alchemist became so excited that his potion wore off, allowing Pop Fizz to return to his normal form and slip through the cage bars to release Lightning Rod and Drobot from the tank.

After Kaos's battle with the Cyclopses, resulting in Lightning Rod hurling the Land Whale far from Tempest Towers, Pop Fizz concocted a potion made from the animals held by the Cyclops Queen that grew Lightning Rod to an enormous size big enough to carry the tower (that was the true Air segment) back to the Eternal Archive. Once there, Pop Fizz celebrated with his fellow Skylanders of their victory, unaware that there was a traitor in their mist revealing the locations to the Mask of Power to Kaos.

Skylanders: Stump Smash Crosses the Bone Dragon

WARNING: This section contains spoilers below! (Skip section)

Pop Fizz was one of the assembled Skylanders who attempted to fight against the rampaging Bone Dragon in the Giggling Forest, but was turned to stone. He was soon returned to normal when the Dragon agreed to un-freeze the petrified present characters.

Spoilers end here.

Skylanders Issue #0

Pop Fizz Flynn
Pop Fizz was assigned on a mission with Stealth Elf and Wash Buckler to deliver supplies to the Mabu mining expedition at the Radiant Isles. On their way there, the blue gremlin was with Flynn in the cockpit of the Dread-Yacht, trying to learning how to make s'mores. When the Mabu became under attack by Kaos's Trolls, Pop Fizz quickly transformed into his Beserker form under Stealth Elf's insistence, using his brute strength to attack the Trolls and protect the Mabu. Suddenly, the Doom RaiderWolfgang, arrived during the heat of the battle, causing the Skylanders, including Pop Fizz, to feel threatened and outmatched as they weren't prepared to tackle both a Troll army and a Doom Raider.

Before Wolfgang could begin his attack, the Trap Masters, Snap Shot and Wallop, arrived in time to help their comrades. With their combined efforts, they defeated Wolfgang and drove off the Trolls, saving the Mabu expedition. Both the Skylanders and the Trap Masters were praised by the Mabu leader for their efforts in saving the Mabu, but soon came to notice that the Fork of Infinite Resonance was stolen by the Trolls, causing the Skylanders to ponder on what Kaos was up to.

Gameplay

Pop Fizz can throw his potions at enemies. He has three potions: a green one (which when thrown forms an acid pool on where it lands), a purple one (which when thrown spawns a potion minion that will attack for you), and a orange one (which explodes like a bomb on contact). His second attack is that he can transform into berserker mode if he drinks his potion. Also depending on how you upgrade him, he will have different attacks in berserker mode. And if you make him shake up his potions too much, it will create an explosion.

Stats

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: 270 (max. 540)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 18 (max. 48)
  • Critical Hit: 30 (max. 80)
  • Elemental Power: 25 (max. 75)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 65
  • Defense: 50
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 105

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: ??? (max. 0)
  • Speed: ?? (max. 48)
  • Armor: ?? (max. 30)
  • Critical Hit: ?? (max. 50)
  • Elemental Power: ?? (max. 50)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 70
  • Defense: 60
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 120

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: 270 (max. 540)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 18 (max. 48)
  • Critical Hit: 6 (max. 56)
  • Elemental Power: 25 (max. 75)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 80
  • Defense: 50
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 130

These are the starting and maximum Statistics for this Skylander in the Skylanders games.

  • Health: (max. Expression error: Missing operand for +.)
  • Speed: (max. 48)
  • Armor: (max. 30)
  • Critical Hit: (max. 50)
  • Elemental Power: (max. 50)

Warning: These stats are not used in any of the Skylander games. They are only listed for completeness reasons.

  • Strength: 40
  • Defense: 130
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 130

Abilities

Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Wilikin Village

Potion Lob Beast Form Shake It!
Pop Fizzprimarypower

Primary Ability
Press the attack 1 button to lob his currently-equipped potion.

Pop Fizzsecondarypower

Secondary Ability
Press the attack 2 button to drink his potion and temporarily change into a beast form.

Pop Fizzsoulgempower

Price: 4000
Repeatedly press attack 3 to shake potion bottle until it explodes.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone/Power Pods.

New Concoctions Puddle of Pain Raging Beast Dexterous Delivery
Pop Fizzbasicupgrade1

Price: 500
Press the attack 3 button to switch to some new potions, which forms a potion minion when it hits the ground

Pop Fizzbasicupgrade2

Price: 700
Press the attack 3 button to cycle to a new potion that leaves a damaging puddle of acid when thrown.

Pop Fizzbasicupgrade3

Price: 900
All attacks in Beast Form do additional damage.

Pop Fizzbasicupgrade4

Price: 1200
Throws potions and grabs new ones much faster.


Best of the Beast!
Further develop Punch Pop Fizz's Beast Form attacks.

More Beast! Berserker Boost Mutant Beast
Pop Fizzpath1upgrade1

Price: 1700
Beast Form meter drains more slowly and recharges faster.

Pop Fizzpath1upgrade2

Price: 2200
In Beast Form, damaging enemies increases the Beast Form meter.

Pop Fizzpath1upgrade3

Price: 3000
In Beast Form, press attack 3 to perform a special attack based on which potion is active.


Mad Scientist
Further develop Punch Pop Fizz's potion attacks.

Master Chemist Mixologist All in
Pop Fizzpath2upgrade1

Price: 1700
All potions do increased damage and have improved effects.

Pop Fizzpath2upgrade2

Price: 2200
Mix the effects of different color potions for brand new effects.

Pop Fizzpath2upgrade3

Price: 3000
Hold the attack 1 button to pull up to 3 potions out and release to throw them all out at once.

Beaker Buddy Oversize ME! wowpow3name

Price: 5000
When throwing Purple Potions, one of them will grow into a giant, special pet.

Pop Fizzwowpow2power

Price: 5000
Repeataly tap the Attack 2 button to swallow a potion whole and become a Super Beast with overload abilities.

Price: 5000
wowpow3desc

Skylanders can use abilities depending on their level.

Starting Powers

  • Throw Potion/Beast Melee Combo (Primary Attack): In normal form, press (Y) to throw a potion. In beast form, rapidly press (Y) to perform a melee combo.
  • Transform/Change Potion Color (Secondary Attack): Hold (X) to transform between normal and beast forms. In normal form, briefly press (X) to change your potion color. Different colored potions will do different things. The effects of different colored potions can also be combined.

Upgrades

  • Throw 3 Potions (requires level: 2): In normal form, hold and release (Y) to throw 3 potions at once.
  • Purple Potion Color (requires level: 5): The purple potion spawns a minion that will fight your enemies for you.
  • Beast Special Attacks (requires level: 8): In beast form, hold (Y) to perform a special attack. You will perform a different attack depending on which color potion you drank to transform.

Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "The Motion of the Potion!"
  • "How's this?"
  • "Don't try this at home kids!"
  • "Drink up!"
  • "My potion has punch!"
  • "Another round!"
  • "My juice is loose!"
  • "Shake and Break!"
  • "Shake it up!"
  • "Success is my middle name!"
  • "What happened?" - after Beast form
  • "Ah, that's better." - after Beast form
  • "What a rush!" - after Beast form
  • "The potion is in motion!" - after receiving an upgrade
  • "I like it!" - after receiving an upgrade
  • "So nice to be in here!"- After finding a Magic Elemental Gate
  • "Now that's strong!" - When checking stats.
  • "Look at all these numbers!" - When checking stats.
  • "Hey, this hat matches my bottle!" - After putting on hat
  • "Very exciting to put on this hat." - After putting on hat.
  • "I was very big there for a second!" - After leveling up.
  • "Level up? Hoho, this is exciting!" - After leveling up.

Commercial Quotes

  • "Hey guys, watch this."
  • "No way! It's how I keep my edge! It's soda-licious...plus, urr... it gives me powers!"- Tall Tales Trailer
  • "I once heard, they are so strong, they can move islands! They're just like, 'Hey look at that island! I'm gonna pull it closer, because you know, I'm a Giant, no biggy.'"
  • "Ok, I'm quitting the soda!"
  • "We're toast!" - Obey Commercial
  • "Whoa! How'd you do that?"
  • "I'm too young to die!" - Face Off Commercial
  • "Don't leave me here with him, look at his eyes!"
  • "So, uh... why do they call you Crusher?" - Crusher TV Spot commercial
  • "Now I get it."
  • "Holly Swapamole, now you can swap four ways!" Stinky Commercial
  • "That's a lot of ways to stink!"
  • "Oh no! Is the new guy in trouble?!" - New Powers Extravaganza Comercial
  • "Yeah, more new guys!"
  • "The new guys are totally awesome!"

Character Trailers

Skylanders Giants - Meet the Skylanders - Pop Fizz (Motion of the Potion)00:36

Skylanders Giants - Meet the Skylanders - Pop Fizz (Motion of the Potion)

Skylanders Giants - Pop Fizz's Soul Gem Preview (The Motion of the Potion)00:12

Skylanders Giants - Pop Fizz's Soul Gem Preview (The Motion of the Potion)

Skylanders Swap Force - Meet the Skylanders - Super Gulp Pop Fizz00:31

Skylanders Swap Force - Meet the Skylanders - Super Gulp Pop Fizz

Meet the Skylanders Fizzy Frenzy Pop Fizz00:54

Meet the Skylanders Fizzy Frenzy Pop Fizz

 

LightCore Pop Fizz

Skylander LC Pop Fizz Official Trailer00:32

Skylander LC Pop Fizz Official Trailer

 

See Also

Gallery

 

Trivia

  • He was originally called Alchemist.
  • In a particular demo of Pop Fizz on YouTube, when he drinks his potion, his beserker form is pink instead of blue.
  • Pop Fizz bearing the ability to change between his normal state and his violent state using a potion is similar to the character, Dr. Jekyll and his split personality, Mr. Hyde.
    • Unlike Mr. Hyde, Pop Fizz retains his personality in his 'Beast' form but he does, however, seem to become more hyper.
  • On his LightCore figure, his bottle lights up. Also, the beaker appears to be bigger than regular Pop Fizz's.
  • As a Series 2 figure, he stands next on top of his giant purple beaker indicating his Wow Pow, Beaker Buddy. His gauntlets appear to have turned gold after obtaining his Wow Pow. Also, his backpack of bottles appears to be purple as well.
    • The bottom of his Beaker is from his basic upgrade Dexterous Delivery since it changes the shape of the potion bottle.
  • In the game, he starts out with an orange potion that explodes and damages multple enemies.
  • He and Trigger Happy are, so far, the only Gremlin Skylanders.
  • He is voiced by Bobcat Goldthwait, who voiced Pain in Disney's Hercules and Experiment 199 (aka Nosy) from Lilo & Stitch: The Series.
  • He and Pop Thorn have "Pop" in their names and have two changeable forms.
  • Pop Fizz is one of the few Skylanders to break the fourth wall by saying "Don't try this at home, kids!" and "Level up? Hoho, this is exciting!"
  • His name might have been a play on Pop Quiz.
  • Pop Fizz isn't the only character in Skylanders to go berserk after drinking the potion. A sheep took a sip of some of it in the extended version of the "Just like SWAP Force" commercial and transformed into a hairy, purple beast-like version of its former self.
  • There is a glitch that can possibly make Pop Fizz summon three big Beaker Buddies at the same time instead of one. To do so, first he tosses one purple potion bottle over the edge, and then throw three purple ones at the same time thus turning them big walking beakers. But it must be done while the path, "Mad Scientist", is chosen.
  • The prototype version of LightCore Pop Fizz holding two beakers is shown on the Skylanders Giants Poster.
  • He is the fourth Skylander to have more than one variant (the first being Spyro, Stealth Elf being the second and Trigger Happy the third).
  • As a Series 3 figure, Pop Fizz sometimes appear in the game in his berserker form even without having to drink his potions first, especially when his new Wow Pow hasn't been purchased yet.
  • Pop Fizz is currently a name of a fast-food restaurant.
  • He is the first Skylander to have more than one variant figure that aren't Dark and Legendary.

References

  1. Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection, page 117
  2. Skylander: Universe - Official Sticker Book, page 7
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Double Trouble - Spyro - Voodood - Wrecking Ball
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Ninjini - Pop Fizz
Skylanders: Swap Force
Dune Bug - Hoot Loop - Star Strike - Trap Shadow
Skylanders: Trap Team
Blastermind - Cobra Cadabra - Déjà Vu - Enigma
Alter Egos
Buddy Wrecking Ball - Dark Spyro - Elite Spyro - Enchanted Hoot Loop - Enchanted Star Strike
Hoppity Pop Fizz - King Cobra Cadabra - Legendary Spyro - Legendary Déjà Vu
Love Potion Pop Fizz - Mystic Star Strike - Royal Double Trouble - Scarlet Ninjini
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