Blast types are assigned to bombs and pods. They determine the shape of the blast and how the opponent reacts once he is hit. They are very important because they influence how combos work. A list of all known designated blast types is provided below.
|Standard||good-sized red, spherical blast knocks opponent diagonally upward|
|Wave||green blast detonates a few times over a short distance|
|B||Burst||fairly small pink, mushroom-shaped blast grows slightly and hits opponent diagonally up|
|C||Cyclone||fairly large blue blast pushes opponent slowly upward|
|D||Destroy||large red-bordered, skull-marked bubble that lingers|
|F||Flipper||good size light blue pillar knocks opponent to the side|
|G||Gazer||pillar of fire that sends opponent quickly upward|
|H||Horizon||white spherical blast that knocks opponent slowly sideways|
|K||Knockdown||cylindrical golden blast that causes knockdown|
|P||Pillar||pillar of fire that sends opponent quickly upward and lingers|
|S||Stun||round green blast that momentarily freezes opponent|
|T||Traction||yellow blast that pulls opponent close|
|X||Explosion||spherical golden blast sends opponent skyhigh|
Excluding these blast types, there are other types that are distinct to their respective parts.