Not to be confused with Skeleton Bomber.

The Exploding Skeleton, also known as Bomb Skeleton, is an enemy in the Castlevania series.


Some varieties of blue skeletons have a fuse on top of their heads which will cause them to self-destruct either when the timer runs out, when they get near the player, or when taking damage. The ensuing explosion will destroy the skeleton as well as damage the player.

Enemy Data

Enemy Data: Exploding Skeleton
Image Name - Game
Statistics Items Location
Explodeskele Self-Destructing Skeleton  [ edit ]
' HP: 6
Exp: 300
7. Torture Chamber/Lab
64-BST Bomb Skeleton  (Blue Skeleton) [alt] [ edit ]
Castlevania 64
''Abil: Crawls out of the ground, chases relentlessly, explodes when nearby or timer runs out. Often appears in response to discovering a secret.
HP: 0
Forest, Castle Wall, Underground Waterway
64-BST Exploding Skeleton [Running]  (Blue Skeleton) [ edit ]
Legacy of Darkness
' HP: 0
Drop: x3, usually 100 Gold
Forest, Underground Waterway
LOD-BSB Exploding Skeleton [Bone Throwing]  (Blue Skeleton) [ edit ]
Legacy of Darkness
' HP: 1
Drop: x3, usually 100 Gold
Tower of Execution

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