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“Mind Over Matter!”
    —Blastermind's official catchphrase

Blastermind is a Magic Trap Master who appeared in Skylanders: Trap Team.



Blastermind is very attuned to the feelings of others and tries hard to help his friends with their problems whenever he can.[1]


Blastermind was once the "hide and sheep" champion of the Sardonic Mountains, where he and his friends played regularly. But when he was about to set a new Skylands record, the ground collapsed and Blastermind fell into a deep, mysterious cavern filled with shimmering crystals. As his friends circled the hole up top, they suddenly found themselves face to face with a dangerous Ham Dragon, who had felt the rumble of the collapse. Down below, Blastermind felt helpless. But fortunately, the cavern was filled with Psionic Power Crystals once used by the Ancients to amplify their thoughts. When the crystals "heard" Blastermind’s worried thoughts about saving his friends, they found him worthy – and bestowed upon him awesome psionic powers, which he used to get out of the hole and mentally blast the circling Ham Dragon. Soon after, Blastermind joined the Skylanders as part of the Trap Team, using his new Traptanium Psionic Helmet to fight evil everywhere!


The Psionic Power Crystals had granted Blastermind incredible Psychic powers, such as levitating himself, as well as creating powerful blasts of brainwaves. He also has telekinesis to levitate and smash his foes against the ground, as well as shoot energy spheres that slow down his foes. His Soul Gem allows him to use his psychic powers to solve Lock puzzles.


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

  • Health: 240 (max. 480)
  • Speed: 70 (max. 118)
  • Armor: 30 (max. 60)
  • Critical Hit: 50 (max. 100)
  • Elemental Power: 39 (max. 89)

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

  • Strength: 170
  • Defense: 60
  • Agility: 160
  • Luck: 150


Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Brainwaves Levitation
Lock Puzzle Psychic
Primary Ability
Press Attack 1 to blast nearby enemies with powerful Brainwaves.
Secondary Ability
Press Attack 2 to levitate enemies and smash them to the ground.
Price: 4000
Hold Attack 2 to charge up Levitation attack and shoot Lock Puzzles with it to solve them instantly.
Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone/Power Pods.
Tasty Waves Brain Freeze Brain Storm Down to Earth
Price: 500
Press Attack 1 to use the Brainwave attack for a longer duration.
Price: 700
Press Attack 3 to create energy balls that slow enemies down.
Price: 900
Hold Attack 1 to charge up the Brainwave attack, and release for a super-powered Brain Storm.
Price: 1200
Levitated enemies damage other nearby foes during the smashdown.
View Mentalist
Improves Brainwaves attacks.
Brain Blowout Remote Control Mind Mash
Price: 1700
Press Attack 1 near levitating enemies for a massive knockout.
Price: 2200
Hold Attack 2 to charge up the Levitation attack and control enemies you levitate.
Price: 3000
While levitating an enemy, press Attack 1, Attack 2, or Attack 3 to slam them down repeatedly.
View Psychokinetic
Improves Brain Freeze attacks.
Mind Control The More The Merrier Mind Blown
Price: 1700
Hold Attack 3 to create an energy ball that takes control of enemies' minds.
Price: 2200
Levitation Field passes through enemies and can levitate multiple foes.
Price: 3000
Mind-controlled enemies damage others after going back to normal.


Brainwaves (Active)

[All enemies]
Inflicts 60% of ATK as damage to all enemies, and removes all Buff Effects.

Mana cost: 2
Cooldown: 4 seconds


Mental Absorption (Active)

1 aAlly
Grants a Random beneficial effect x 1 on an ally for 2 turn(s).

Mana cost: 3
Cooldown: 5 seconds


Mental Agitation (Active)

[1 Enemy]
Inflicts 39% of ATK as damage to 1 enemy and increases the Mana required to use skills by 1 for 2 turn(s) with a 70% chance each whenever you attack accurately.

Mana cost: 4
Cooldown: 3 seconds


Supernatural Phenomenon (Passive)

Grants the Effect Accuracy UP 70% Effect on yourself for 3 turn(s) by consuming 4 Mana when the turn ends.

Mana cost:


Protect Brain Wave Energy (Leader (Passive))

Grants the Shield 10% Effect on yourself for 2 turn(s) if you remove the buff effect of the enemy. Additionally, increases your Effect Resistance rate by 10% in battle.
Leader Effect
Grants the Shield 10% Effect on the team member for 2 turn(s) if the team member removes the buff effect of the enemy.

Mana cost:

Skylanders can use abilities depending on their level.

Starting Powers

  • 3DSpower1 (Primary Attack): 3DSpower1desc
  • 3DSpower2 (Secondary Attack): 3DSpower2desc


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

Trap Attack Preview

Trap Attack: Fill up the Trap Attack gauge by defeating enemies and collecting TRAPTANIUM shards.
Once the gauge is full, press [L] to unleash a devastating attack, unique to each Trap Master!


Battles cries

  • "Mind Over Matter!"
  • "Think again!"
  • "Racking my brain!"
  • "Exactly as I predicted!"
  • "I sense danger!"
  • "Heading up!"
  • "Oh my!"
  • "Up top!"
  • "Outsmarting the rest!"
  • "Time to focus!"
  • "Blaster time!"
  • "I'm heading in!"
  • "Oh yeah!"
  • "Blasting through!"
  • "Think and it shall be!"
  • "Trivial!"
  • "Superior intellect!"
  • "My power grows!"
  • "Full steam a-head"
  • "Never had a doubt"
  • "I'm heading in!"
  • "Going to my head!" - when leveling up
  • "Brain power!"
  • "Ooh, don't mind if I do!" - when opening a treasure chest
  • "Behold the gold!"
  • "Getting a-head of the curve" - when checking out stats
  • "Smart and powerful, or what I call a win-win!"
  • "Ohh, an excellent new thinking cap!" - when wearing a hat
  • "This hat is mind blowing, I'm serious!"
  • "Best not to overthink my name." - when given a new nickname
  • "Hm, I don't mind this name at all!"

Character Trailers




  • Blastermind is voiced by Wally Wingert, who is best known for his roles on Family Guy and the Red Almighty Tallest on Invader Zim. He also voices Verl and Threatpack.
    • Coincidentally, Richard Horvitz, the voice of Kaos also worked on that show, and Blastermind resembles Kaos somewhat.
  • Blastermind and Head Rush are the only two Trap Masters with Traptanium attached to their headgears.
  • He and Short Cut are the shortest Trap Masters in height.
  • The Traptanium crystals on his helmet are the same shape as the base of Traps.
  • In-game, the Traptanium crystals on his head are crooked, but in artwork and figure, they are straight.
  • He doesn't get any money if you use Lock Puzzle Psychic on a Lock Puzzle. However, in Skylanders: SuperChargers, he can perform his Soul Gem ability on any Lock Puzzle, whether they are on treasure chests or doors.
  • He resembles Megamind from the movie of the same name.
  • When driving in SuperChargers, he steers telepathically.


  1. Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection (2015), page 113

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