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“He Shoots, He Spores!”
    —Shroomboom's official catchphrase

Shroomboom is a one-eyed mushroom who is one of the eight Skylanders in Skylanders: Giants. He is in the Life element. His Series 2 counterpart is named Sure Shot Shroomboom.


Physical Traits

As his name implies, Shroomboom is a living mushroom.  He has a small body with tiny feet and yellow skin . Unlike most Skylanders, Shroomboom only has one large eye with a black pupil.  His tongue is noticably always sticking out of his mouth with four small teeth.  He wears a large red mushroom cap with small white bumps and loose belt straps on each side.  He wears red spiky gloves on each hand which show his four claw-like fingers.  He also has silver spikes protruding from from his backside.


Courageous and determined, Shroomboom lets nothing stand in his way. He's always ready to parachute into danger, no matter the risk.[1]


Shroomboom was most unfortunate to have been born in a pizza topping garden belonging to Kaos. Growing up among his fellow fungi, he knew it was only a matter of time before a late night craving would bring about their demise. So Shroomboom took a twig and a strand of spider web and made a slingshot. One by one, he launched all of his friends over the garden fence before flinging himself over to join them. Then he guided them all to the edge of the island and leapt to freedom, using his mushroom cap to catch a friendly breeze. Now as a member of the Skylanders, Shroomboom continues to perform courageous deeds... but he can be hard to find on pizza night.



Growing up, there were two words Shroomboom lived in fear of: pizza night. As one of the group of living mushrooms inhabiting a pizza-topping garden owned by Kaos, Shroomboom knew he was destined to become part of a tasty midnight snack. While the other mushrooms resigned to their fate, Shroomboom decided there must be more to life than being sliced, cooked and slathered in cheese. Fashioning a catapult from a twig and a length of spider web, he fired his fungi friends over the wall, before launching himself over too. Their route to safety was not easy, but with Shroomboom taking the lead, the entire mushroom crop made their escape. It is believed a family of pineapple chunks weren't lucky. Shroomboom now uses his slingshot skills as a member of the Skyanders, althrough he is still haunted by the smell of mozzarella and tomato sauce.[2]


Shroomboom attacks by shooting exploding mushrooms with a slingshot. His secondary attack is a force field of mushrooms. He can also launch slow mushrooms that glide before they fall and explode and launch himself out of his slingshot, and use his own mushroom cap to glide for short distances.[3]


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

  • Health: 260 (max. 520)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 18 (max. 48)
  • Critical Hit: 20 (max. 70)
  • 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: 60
  • Defense: 80
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 80

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: 60
  • Defense: 80
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 110

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


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

Wow Pow Ability
Requires Sure Shot Shroomboom

Slingshot Mushroom Ring
High Spore
Primary Ability
Press the Attack 1 button to shoot exploding mushrooms.
Secondary Ability
Press Attack 2 to spawn a ring of mushrooms that damage enemies.
Price: 4000
While holding Attack 1, press Attack 2 to slingshot Shroomboom towards enemies
View Wow Pow
Price: 5000
Hold Attack 1 to create mushroom bumpers and play pinball with enemies.
View Soul Gem
Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone/Power Pods.
Launch Paratroopers Super Shrooms Bigger Boomshrooms Bouncing Boomshrooms
Price: 500
Press Attack 3 to shoot mushroom paratroopers who drop down from the sky.
Price: 700
Mushroom Ring gets bigger.
Price: 900
Press and hold Attack 1 to charge up a giant exploding mushroom.
Price: 1200
Exploding mushrooms bounce on the ground and do increased damage.
Barrier Boost
View Paramushroom Promotion
Upgrades Mushroom Ring for better protection.
Spore Power Ultimate Ring Back to the Beginning
Price: 1700
Mushroom Ring creates a damaging spore cloud.
Price: 2200
Mushroom Ring is the biggest it gets.
Price: 3000
Hold Attack 2 to remain underground, where you can move around freely.
Paramushroom Promotion
View Barrier Boost
Provides more upgrades for the Paratrooper and Slingshot attacks.
Lock 'N' Load Fungal Infestation Paratrooper Invasion
Price: 1700
Can fire exploding mushrooms faster that do increased damage.
Price: 2200
Mushroom Paratroopers stick to enemies and do damage over time.
Price: 3000
Shoot three Mushroom Paratroopers at once.

Skylanders can use abilities depending on their level.

Starting Powers

  • Mushroom Slingshot (Primary Attack): Press (Y) to fire a mushroom. Hold (Y) to charge the slingshot to fire a larger mushroom with more damage.
  • Mushroom Slam (Secondary Attack): Press (X) to perform a jump slam into the ground pushing back and damaging any nearby enemies.


  • Mushroom Slingshot Upgrade (requires level: 2): Upgrade the Mushroom Slingshot to be able to create an even larger mushroom that does more damage.
  • Mushroom Barrier (requires level: 5): Create a protective barrier of mushrooms when doing the Mushroom Slam.
  • Sprint Spore (requires level: 8): Drop an explosive spore on the ground when starting to sprint.


Basic Quests

  • Monster Masher: Defeat 1000 enemies.
  • Chow Hound: Eat 50 pieces of food.
  • Arena Artist: Complete an arena without taking any damage.
  • Battle Champ: Win 10 PvP matches.
  • Heroic Challenger: Complete a heroic challenge without taking any damage.

Elemental Quests

  • Elementalist: Cause 7500 elemental bonus damage.
  • Fully Stocked: Defeat 200 enemies while at full health.
  • Melon Maestro: Hit targets 200 times while in a Turret challenge.

Unique Quest

  • Lunching Launch: Eat a Watermelon while performing a Self-Slingshot.

Basic Quests

  • Bad Guy Basher: Defeat 1000 enemies.
  • Fruit Frontiersman: Eat 15 fruit.
  • Flawless Challenger: Complete a non-Story Mode level at full health.
  • True Gladiator: Win 10 PVP matches.
  • Totally Maxed Out: Reach level 20 and purchase all Upgrades for this Skylander.

Elemental Quests

  • Elementalist: Deal 7500 elemental bonus damage.
  • Defender of Life: Defeat 25 Undead Spell Punks.
  • Fully Stocked: Defeat 250 enemies while at full health.

Unique Quest

  • Lunching Launch: Eat a Watermelon while performing a Self-Slingshot.


Battle Cries

  • "He Shoots, He Spores!"
  • "The Spore the merrier!'
  • "Spore!"
  • "Room for one spore?"
  • "Slingshot!"
  • "Shroom shield!"
  • "Put a cap on that victory!"
  • "That put the fun in fungus!"
  • "Hear me spore!"
  • "Mush rush!"
  • "Growing stronger!" - When checking stats.
  • "Look at my numbers grow!" 
  • "Awesome, a cap for my cap!" - After putting on a hat
  • "Nice, more protection for my brain!"

Character Trailers




  • Shroomboom's official catchphrase is a play on "He Shoots, He Scores!"
  • Shroomboom's mushroom species is a Fly Agaric.
  • He, Eye-Brawl, Rocky Roll (the rock digger part), Magna Charge, and Dive-Clops are the only Skylanders with one eye.
  • In his Lightcore form, his eye and the mushroom he holds in his right hand glows.
    • In Giants, his eye and mushroom glows in the game. But in Swap Force, only his eye glows in the game.
    • He and Chill are the only ones with something sticking out of the pedestals, namely the glowing mushroom.
  • On the Wii version of Swap Force, there is a series of glitches when Shroomboom fires his paratroopers at large enemies if the player chooses the Paramushroom Promotion upgrade path.
    • On top of that, simply playing as any Shroomboom in the game can sometimes cause a green screen of death in some stages or minigames.
  • He and Tree Rex are the only Life Skylanders whose color schemes aren't green (though Tree Rex's moss trousers are green).
  • Fungal Infestation's upgrade's image in Swap Force replace the old Chompy design with the new Chompy model.
    • But in Trap Team, it went back to the old Chompy design.
  • In-game and toy form, Shroomboom's slingshot is green. However, in the promotional artwork, it's brown.
  • Shroomboom is one of the Skylanders to have "Boom" in his name (others include Boomer, Boom Jet, Sonic Boom and Ka-Boom).
  • Swap Force requires Bigger Boomshrooms to use his Soul Gem ability Self-Slingshot.
  • Shroomboom is the only Skylander from Skylanders Giants to get a S2 redesign for Trap Team.
    • As a S2 figure, the round spots on top of Shroomboom's helmet-like head become spikes after his Wow Pow is purchased.
  • In Trap Team, "Self-Slingshot" doesn't require to also press Attack 2. Instead, just holding down Attack 1 will get him to shoot himself out of his giant slingshot.
  • He and Pop Fizz are the only Skylanders who got a repose in Trap Team that don't have a Mini counterpart.
  • There are over 10,000 different species of mushroom in Skylands. Of those 10,000, Shroomboom is the only one to have dedicated his life to fighting the forces of evil. Many of the rest, to give them their due, go on to enjoy successful careers as ingredients in soups and stews, or toppings on pizzas.[4]
  • Sure Shot Shroomboom's artwork can be seen in the Season 1 intro of the Skylanders Academy TV series within The Book of Skylanders.
  • Shroomboom was one of the many Skylanders planned to appear in Skylanders: Ring of Heroes. Before the game's closure, only concept art of his Awakened Form was released.


  1. Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection, page 91
  2. Skylanders: Universe - Official Sticker Book, page 59
  3. Skylanders Universe: Book of Elements Life and Undead, page 15
  4. Skylanders Universe: Book of Elements Life and Undead, page 15

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