—Wrecking Ball's official catchphrase

Wrecking Ball is a grub worm Skylander in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. He is in the Magic element. He also has a flowery counterpart, Buddy Wrecking Ball who was available only on Skylanders: Lost Islands for a limited time.



Possibly the most reckless of all the Skylanders, Wrecking Ball rolls into danger without thought for his own personal safety. This lively larva smashes anything in his path (often) by accident, and is always hungry, even when he's just eaten![1] In some media, he possesses dog-like qualities.


Wrecking Ball was once a tiny grub worm about to become the main ingredient in an old wizard’s cauldron of magic stew. But when he was dropped in, the wizard was shocked to see the little grub devour all of the soup and emerge from the cauldron 20 times larger and with a long, sticky tongue. The poor old wizard was even more surprised seconds later, when Wrecking Ball proceeded to swallow him whole. Eventually he ran, quite literally, into the powerful Portal Master Eon, who was intrigued by how he came to be and impressed with his unique abilities.



Once upon a time, Wrecking Ball was nothing more than a common or garden grub. His adventure began when he became a speciality ingredient in a wizard's magical stew. After being chucked into the cooking concoction, a curious occurence took place. The hungry little grub worm took a sip, and then a gulp, and ended up devouring the whole lot. When the wizard came in to check on his cauldron, instead of his tasty stew he found one enormous grub who had grown to over twenty times his original size. And as Wrecking Ball was still a little peckish, he popped the wizard in his mouth too - only to spit him straight back out again (even a grub's standard's, the wizard tasted like a warthog!). The story soon spread, raising smiles across the Skylands world. Soon the plucky grub bounced into Master Eon, who evidently felt that the Skylanders could do with a serious stomach among their ranks.[2]

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

After being banished from Skylands along with the other Skylanders, being a frozen statue was a living nightmare for Wrecking Ball. This lively, giant blue grub is never content unless he's smashing things around him (though never on purpose). His thoughts were a mix between food and how to unleash his rapidly building energy.[3]


Having consumed an entire cauldron of magic stew, its effects not only made Wrecking Ball grow 20 times his normal size and enhanced him with magical energy, but also gave him a long, sticky tongue which he uses to lash at his enemies. He can also curl into a ball and steamroll into his enemies using the magical energy he uses as a forcefield. Wrecking Ball can also let loose out a burp of gas from his mouth to blow enemies away, and can also devour his enemies to regain health if he has gained his Soul Gem ability.


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

  • Health: 270 (max. 540)
  • Speed: 43 (max. 91)
  • Armor: 24 (max. 54)
  • Critical Hit: 20 (max. 70)
  • 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: 35
  • Defense: 90
  • Agility: 50
  • Luck: 60

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

  • Health: (max. Expression error: Missing operand for +.)
  • 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: 95
  • Agility: 65
  • Luck: 70


Basic Abilities
These abilities are available from the start of the game.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Quicksilver Vault
Tongue Whap Forcefield Ball
Enemy Slurp
Wrecking Ballprimarypower
Primary Ability
Wrecking Ball slaps enemies with his super-tongue.
Wrecking Ballsecondarypower
Secondary Ability
Summon magic for a spin forcefield charge.
Wrecking Ballsoulgempower
Price: 4000
Wrecking Ball can swallow smaller enemies and regains 10 health when he does so.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone/Power Pods.

Magic Ball Control Power Belch Tongue Evolution Digestive Detonation
Wrecking Ballbasicupgrade1
Price: 500
Forcefield Ball can be controlled and it does increased damage.
Wrecking Ballbasicupgrade2
Price: 700
Releases a burp attack that has increased range after eating something.
Wrecking Ballbasicupgrade3
Price: 900
Your Tongue Whap grows longer and does increased damage.
Wrecking Ballbasicupgrade4
Price: 1200
Charge up your Burp attack.
Total Tongue
View Ultimate Spinner
This upgrade path lets you further develop your Tongue attack.
Lightning Tongue Tongue Grabber Tongue Supermax
Wrecking Ballpath1upgrade1
Price: 1700
Your Tongue Whap can attack quicker than ever.
Wrecking Ballpath1upgrade2
Price: 2200
Tongue Whap does extra damage and can pick up food and power-ups.
Wrecking Ballpath1upgrade3
Price: 3000
Your Tongue grows even longer.
Ultimate Spinner
View Total Tongue
This upgrade path lets you further develop your Forcefield attack.
Forcefield Blast Swath of Terror It's Gotta Go Somewhere
Wrecking Ballpath2upgrade1
Price: 1700
While in your Forcefield Ball, create a forcefield explosion.
Wrecking Ballpath2upgrade2
Price: 2200
The Forcefield Ball is larger and does even more increased damage.
Wrecking Ballpath2upgrade3
Price: 3000
While in your Forcefield Ball, create a more powerful burp attack.


Commercial Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "Wreck-N-Roll!"
  • "Bouncy!"
  • "Ooh treasure, I wanna eat it!" When opening a treasure chest.
  • "Ah! Could definitely do some damage in here!" - When opening a Magic elemental gate.
  • "I'm on a roll!"
  • "You got wrecked!"
  • "Easy enough!"
  • "Lookin' pretty good!" - when checking stats
  • "Getting better and better!"
  • "Yeah, now I look even cooler!" - when given a hat
  • "Alright, lookin' good!"
  • "Sure, I can roll with that!" - when given a nickname
  • "I dig the new name!"

Character Trailers

Meet the Skylanders Wrecking Ball (extended)

Meet the Skylanders Wrecking Ball (extended)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Wrecking Ball Preview (Wreck 'n' Roll)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Wrecking Ball Preview (Wreck 'n' Roll)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Wrecking Ball Trailer (Wreck 'n' Roll)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Wrecking Ball Trailer (Wreck 'n' Roll)

Skylanders Giants - Meet the Skylanders - Series 2 Wrecking Ball (Wreck 'n' Roll)

Skylanders Giants - Meet the Skylanders - Series 2 Wrecking Ball (Wreck 'n' Roll)


See also




  • His missing teeth is the price all good grubs pay for eagerness in battle.[2]
  • Wrecking Ball reminded Master Eon of his favorite childhood pet.[4]
    • The old Portal Master was also the one who named Wrecking Ball after the grub worm wrecked a few of Eon's statues.
  • Since Jawbreakers seem to be affected by moves that don't work on large enemies, Wrecking Ball is able to eat them. When he eats Brute, the cutscene with him still plays, but Wrecking Ball will get 10+ health.
  • If you eat an enemy or food item before using his regular Power Belch, the burp will have increased range and do more damage. If he eats two enemies or food items the burp will become red and it does more damage than the long-range green burp.
  • When Wrecking Ball eats the Armored Chompies, they don't lose any health even though Wrecking Ball gains 10+ health. Wrecking Ball can get an extra 10+ health by finishing it off.
    • When Wrecking Ball eats the Armored Cyclopses, they will sink to the ground and die, making Wrecking Ball the only Skylander who can actually take out the Armored Cyclopses with a single hit.
  • He and Slobber Tooth are currently the only known Skylanders who eat their enemies.


  1. Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection, page 115
  2. 2.0 2.1 Skylanders Official Sticker Book: Meet the Skylanders, page 7
  3. Skylanders: Book of Elements - Magic and Tech, page 18
  4. Skylanders: Master Eon's Official Guide, page 84
MagicSymbolSkylanders Magic Skylanders MagicSymbolSkylanders

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Double Trouble - Spyro - Voodood - Wrecking Ball
Skylanders: Giants
Ninjini - Pop Fizz
Skylanders: Swap Force
Dune Bug - Hoot Loop - Star Strike - Trap Shadow
Skylanders: Trap Team
Blastermind - Cobra Cadabra - Déjà Vu - Enigma
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Big Bubble Pop Fizz - Splat
Skylanders: Imaginators
Buckshot - Mysticat - Pain-Yatta
Minis / Eon's Elite
Mini Jini - Spry / Elite Spyro - Elite Voodood
Alt Decos
Birthday Bash Big Bubble Pop Fizz - Dark Spyro - Enchanted Hoot Loop - Enchanted Star Strike
Heartbreaker Buckshot - King Cobra Cadabra - Legendary Déjà Vu - Legendary Spyro
Love Potion Pop Fizz - Power Blue Splat - Punch Pop Fizz - Royal Double Trouble - Scarlet Ninjini
Lost Islands Alter Egos
Buddy Wrecking Ball - Charming Cobra Cadabra - Hoppity Pop Fizz - Mystic Star Strike

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.