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LifeSymbolSkylanders Stink Bomb LifeSymbolSkylanders

Stink Bomb Promo Art

Species: Skunk
Gender: Male
Element: Life
Role: SWAP Force
World: Skylands
Appears in: Skylanders: Swap Force
Skylanders: Trap Team
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Cameos: Skylanders Issue 0
Skylanders: SuperChargers (mentioned)
Attacks/Actions: Skunk-Fu Stars
Skunk Cloud
One-Inch Palm
Hidden Tail
Noxious Ninja
English Voice Actor: Tom Kenny
First Release: Skylanders: Swap Force
“Clear the Air!”
    —Stink Bomb's official catchphrase

Stink Bomb is a martial arts ninja skunk who is one of the new SWAP Force Skylanders in Skylanders: Swap Force. He is of the Life element. His Swap Force Ability is Sneak.



Resilient Stink Bomb didn't let his master's disappearance put him down. He developed the martial art Kung Fume and wandered Skylands teaching its whiffy ways. Like all Life Skylanders, Stink Bomb prefers to keep his feet on the ground.


Stink Bomb studied martial arts under one of the greatest ninja masters in history, who believed that surprise was the key to finding your true self. Thus, his master would constantly jump out and frighten him, hoping that it would scare Stink Bomb into finding his innermost strength. On one such occasion, Stink Bomb was so surprised that he instinctively released a cloud of vapor so pungent that it caused his master to disappear and never return. With this newly discovered ability, Stink Bomb developed his own form of martial arts known as Kung Fume, and wandered the land teaching it to all those who wished to learn. It was not long before the news (and smell) of this new form reached Master Eon, who sought out the young ninja at once.


Skylanders Issue #0

Stink Bomb, Spyro and Ninjini were battling a group of Drow when Hugo called upon them to help Stealth Elf, Pop Fizz and Wash Buckler at Radiant Isles. Unfortunately they weren't able to assist as they were busy handling the Drow situation.


Being a skunk, Stink Bomb can really "light the fuse" on his enemies. He can also perform a devastating One-Inch Palm launching nauseous acorns at dangerous foes


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

  • Health: 270 (max. 540)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 12 (max. 42)
  • 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: 140
  • Defense: 85
  • Agility: 150
  • Luck: 15


Top Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Winter Keep

Skunk-Fu Stars Master-Star Technique
Stink Bombtopprimarypower

Primary Ability
Press Attack 1 to throw small stars that can damage enemies at a long range.

Stink Bombtopsoulgempower

Price: 3500
Soul Gem
Press Attack 1 to throw Master Stars that have a higher chance to critically hit!

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Power Pods.

One-Inch Palm Noxious Ninja Sweeping Skunk Fu
Stink Bombtopbasicupgrade1

Price: 300
Press Attack 3 to deliver a powerful palm attack that knocks away enemies.

Stink Bombtopbasicupgrade2

Price: 800
Press (Attack 1) to throw Skunk-Fu Stars that do increased damage.

Stink Bombtopbasicupgrade3

Price: 1000
Hold (Attack 1) to charge handfuls of Skunk-Fu Stars, release to damage enemies in all directions.

The Art of Skunk-Fu
Use ancient Skunk-Fu techniques to help shield against enemies!

Skunk-Fu Shield Skunk-Fu Master
Stink Bombtoppath1upgrade1

Price: 1500
Sweeping Skunk-Fu creates a whirling shield that damages nearby enemies.

Stink Bombtoppath1upgrade2

Price: 2000
Skunk-Fu Shield does increased damage.

The Art of Acorns
Master the use of natures most powerful projectile!

Acorn Accuracy Skunk Eye
Stink Bombtoppath2upgrade1

Price: 1500
Hold Attack 3 to charge a powerful poisoned acorn, release to shoot it at enemies.

Stink Bombtoppath2upgrade2

Price: 2000
An ancient aiming technique makes acorn attacks do increased damage.

Bottom Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Winter Keep

Skunk Cloud Stealth Skunk
Stink Bombbottomprimarypower

Primary Ability
Press Attack 2 to go invisible and damage enemies with a large obscuring cloud.

Stink Bombbottomsoulgempower

Price: 3500
Soul Gem
Remain invisible even after attacking enemies.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Power Pods.

Hidden Tail Sporting Stripes Skunking Around
Stink Bombbottombasicupgrade1

Price: 300
Press Attack 2 while invisible to perform a tail attack that does a large amount of damage to enemies.

Stink Bombbottombasicupgrade2

Price: 800
Speed is increased. The sport edition is always faster.

Stink Bombbottombasicupgrade3

Price: 1000
Press Attack 2 to go invisible and leave a skunk cloud on the ground that damages enemies.

Skunk Cloud Controller
Leave around skunk clouds that damage enemies!

Rolling Fog Cloudy Concoction
Stink Bombbottompath1upgrade1

Price: 1500
Up to two skunk clouds can be active at one time.

Stink Bombbottompath1upgrade2

Price: 2000
Skunk cloud does increased damage. What a funky skunk!

Sneaky Tricks
Leave behind pointy objects that damage nearby enemies!

Sneaky Tactics Pain in the Foot
Stink Bombbottompath2upgrade1

Price: 1500
Move forward slowly to cause pointy objects to be left that slow and damage enemies.

Stink Bombbottompath2upgrade2

Price: 2000
Sneaky Tactics does increased damage. Tough acting sneaking action!

Skylanders can use abilities depending on their level.

Starting Powers

  • 3DSpower1 (Primary Attack): 3DSpower1desc
  • 3DSpower2 (Secondary Attack): 3DSpower2desc
  • SWAPpower (SWAP Force Power): SWAPpowerdesc


  • 3DSupgrade1 (requires level: 3DSupgrade1level): 3DSupgrade1desc
  • 3DSupgrade2 (requires level: 3DSupgrade2level): 3DSupgrade2desc
  • 3DSupgrade3 (requires level: 3DSupgrade3level): 3DSupgrade3desc


Battle Cries

  • "Clear the Air!"
  • "Perfect!"
  • "Yeah!"
  • "Alright!"
  • "Saved by the smell!"
  • "The smell of victory!"
  • "I smell a winner!"
  • "Dealt it!"
  • "Mean, green, and unseen!"
  • "Smells like success!"
  • "Moving on!" - gate
  • "A fun place to sneak around."
  • "Slipping through!" - gate
  • "More power!" - level up
  • "Power blast!"
  • "Yeah! I'm stinkin rich!" - treasure
  • "I wonder how I - rank!" - stats
  • "These are precise numbers!"
  • "An excellent disguise!" - wearing a hat
  • "Nice! More camouflage!"
  • "A rose by any other name!" - after given a nickname

Character Trailers

Skylanders Swap Force - Meet the Skylanders - Stink Bomb (Clear the Air)00:19

Skylanders Swap Force - Meet the Skylanders - Stink Bomb (Clear the Air)

Skylanders Swap Force - Stink Bomb Soul Gem Preview (Clear the Air)00:13

Skylanders Swap Force - Stink Bomb Soul Gem Preview (Clear the Air)





  • Stink Bomb is similar to Stealth Elf, notably due to both Skylanders being ninjas, turn invisible and possess similar clothing.
  • He's also the second ninja Skylander (first being Stealth Elf, third being Lob-Star).
  • Every time his top half is placed on the Portal of Power, an ancient Japanese flute can be heard playing and then the gong is banged at the end.
  • His voice actor, Tom Kenny, is best known for portraying SpongeBob SquarePants, The Ice King from Adventure Time, Iron Man in The Super Hero Squad Show, and Doc Ock in Ultimate Spider Man.
    • During the credits, Tom Kenny's name was slightly misspelled as "Tom Kenney".
    • Tom Kenny also voices Arbo and Shield Shredder. Coincidentally, they are all Life-elemental creatures.
  • He and Trap Shadow are the only Sneak SWAP Force Skylanders. However, Stink Bomb can stay invisible longer than Trap Shadow even after pressing the second attack button once.
  • Every time Stink Bomb disappears while wearing a hat, his headwear vanishes as well.
  • Whenever his bottom half gets upgraded, the color of his belt changes, which is a reference to the martial arts ranking. 
  • Even though Stink Bomb's bottom half in figure form has a black belt, he actually starts with the yellow one until his legs are fully upgraded.
  • His One-Inch Palm ability is a pun of Bruce Lee's One-Inch Punch.
  • His Acorn Accuracy also resembles Stump Smash's When Acorns Attack.
  • While battling Evil Glumshanks, the boss is unable to locate Stink Bomb while he is invisible. However, Evilized Whiskers is able to locate Stink Bomb even if he is unseen.
  • When collected, his Soul Gem states that his top half's ability is Tri-Star Technique which allows him to throw three stars at a time. This ability is also shown in his trailer video, in actuality his Soul Gem ability only makes his stars have a higher critical hit ratio. It is possible that this upgrade was changed during late development.
  • In Trap Team, "Sporting Stripes" now makes any Swap Force Skylander using Stink Bomb's lower half move faster. Also, he can now stay invisible much longer even while attacking, but only after "Stealth Skunk" is purchased. His upper half's attack, "One-Inch Palm," can also now be used at a far more rapid rate.
  • In the Stinky Commercial and Countdown Commercial, Stink Bomb uses a different tone while speaking, which doesn't even sound like Tom Kenny at all.
  • In Skylanders: SuperChargers, Stink Bomb was mentioned while Hurricane Jet-Vac talked to Buzz at the Skylanders Academy.


  1. Skylanders: Universe; The Complete Collection (page 106)
LifeSymbolSkylanders Life Skylanders LifeSymbolSkylanders
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Camo - Stealth Elf - Stump Smash - Zook
Skylanders: Giants
Shroomboom - Tree Rex
Skylanders: Swap Force
Bumble Blast - Grilla Drilla - Stink Bomb - Zoo Lou
Skylanders: Trap Team
Bushwhack - Food Fight - High Five - Tuff Luck
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Super Shot Stealth Elf - Thrillipede - Turbo Charge Donkey Kong
Alter Egos
Autumn Stump Smash - Builda Grilla Drilla - Dark Turbo Charge Donkey Kong - Dark Food Fight - Dark Stealth Elf
Dark Super Shot Stealth Elf - Elite Stealth Elf - Elite Zook - Fireworks Zook - Frosted Food Fight
Gnarly Tree Rex - Gnarly Barkley - Instant Food Fight - Jolly Bumble Blast - Legendary Bushwhack
Legendary Stealth Elf - Legendary Zoo Lou
Barkley - Whisper Elf

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