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Prism Break

PrismBreak 01

Species: Crystal Golem
Gender: Male
Role: Ally
Homeworld: Skylands
Element: Earth
Appearances: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Skylanders: Universe
Skylanders: Cloud Patrol
Skylanders: Giants
Skylanders: Swap Force
Cameos: Skylanders: Spyro versus The Mega Monsters
Attacks/Actions: Energy Beams
Shard Summon
Chained Refraction
Crystalline Armor
Focused Energy
English Voice Actor: Freddie Winston (uncredited, 2011)
Peter Lurie (2012)
First Release: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
"The Beam is Supreme!"
—Prism Break's official catchphrase

Prism Break (プリズムブレイク in Japanese) is a crystal golem who is one of the playable Skylanders in the Skylanders series, first appearing in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. His Series 3 counterpart is called Hyper Beam Prism Break.

Background

Personality

Prism Break was originally a frightening rock golem who didn't like to be bothered within his underground territory. After being buried for 100 years in a cave-in, he gains a change of heart when a Mabu mining expedition freed him and Prism Break dedicated himself in protecting the Mabu tribe and Skylands.

Biography

Prism Break was once a fearsome rock golem who didn't like to be disturbed. Then, an accidental cave-in left him buried underground. One hundred years later, a mining expedition digging for valuable jewels discovered him by chance with a well-placed blow from a pick axe—something Prism Break doesn't talk about. After 100 years of solitude, he found that the pressure of the earth had transformed him emotionally as well as physically, turning his crude rocky arms into incredible gems with powerful energy. Grateful for being free of his earthly prison, Prism Break decided to put his new abilities to good use, and from that day forward, he dedicated himself to protecting the Mabu and Skylands alongside the other Skylanders.

Story

History

Prism Break was a fearsome Rock Golem who inhabited dark, dangerous places deep underground. But embedded in the rocky walls of Prism Break's home was a dragon's hoard of gems, jewels and sparkly stones that no miner could resist. Few returned unscathed. Those that could still speak told of trashed tools and mangeled machinery - not to mention the blood-curtling cries and ghastly growls that rang out from the dark depths. A nice place for a relaxing breaking this was not. Eventually there were no miners left who would brave these perilous passageways. Finally able to rest without interruption, Prism Break retired to his favorite cavern and sank into a silent slumber. He slept through some important events - including the roof collapsing over him.

Over 100 years later, Prism Break was rudely roused by a new generation of Mabu miners. One of them had pick-axed him in a place he rather not mention. But instead of munching the Mabu and using the pickaxes for toothpicks, Prism Break found himself transformed. His arms had turned from rocks into powerful gems that fired pure bolts of energy. Feeling much improved, he decided to be a force for good instead of grumpiness. So he joined the Skylanders.[1]

Skylanders: Spyro versus The Mega Monsters

Prism Break made a cameo as one of the Skylanders called upon by Master Eon to help repair the damage done to the Eternal Archives after Kaos launched an attack.

Abilities

Prism Break has the ability to shoot beams of energy at his enemies using his gem-like limbs, and also summon crystals to erupt from the ground under his opponents to finish them off.

Stats

These are the starting and maximum statistics for this Skylander in the console version of the games.

  • Health: 290 (max. 580)
  • Speed: 35 (max. 83)
  • Armor: 18 (max. 48+40)
  • Critical Hit: 30 (max. 80)
  • Elemental Power: 25 (max. 100)

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

  • Strength: 75
  • Agility: 10
  • Defense: 90
  • Luck: 45

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

  • Strength: 95
  • Agility: 20
  • Defense: 100
  • Luck: 70

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

  • Strength: 95
  • Agility: 10
  • Defense: 100
  • Luck: 75

Powers and Upgrades

Basic Abilities
Prism Break can destroy purple tzo crystals and rock formations with his attacks.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Crystal Eye Castle

Energy Beam Summon Crystal Shard Shard Soul Prison
Prism Breakprimarypower

Primary Ability
Press and hold the primary button to fire a powerful energy beam.

Prism Breaksecondarypower

Secondary Ability
Summon crystal shards to smash enemies and refract Prism Break's Energy Beams.

Prism Breaksoulgempower

Price: 4000
Crystal Gems form at defeated enemies.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone.

Super Crystal Shard Crystal Eruption Emerald Energy Beam Chained Refractions
Prism Breakbasicupgrade1

Price: 500
Summoned Crystal Shards do increased damage.

Prism Breakbasicupgrade2

Price: 700
Summon a damaging ring of crystals around you.

Prism Breakbasicupgrade3

Price: 900
Energy Beam attack does extra damage.

Prism Breakbasicupgrade4

Price: 1200
Split Energy Beams split again if they pass through a Crystal Shard.


Crystaleer
This upgrade path lets Prism Break further develop his defensive Crystal abilities.

Massice Crystal Eruption Triple Crystal Shard Crystalline Armor
Prism Breakpath1upgrade1

Price: 1700
Crystal Eruption does increased damage and covers a larger area.

Prism Breakpath1upgrade2

Price: 2200
Summon three Crystal Shards at once.

Prism Breakpath1upgrade3

Price: 3000
Makes it harder for enemies to hit Prism Break. Grants +40 armor.


Prismancer
This upgrade path lets Prism Break further develop his Energy Beam attacks.

Golden Diamond Energy Beam Triple Refracted Beam Focused Energy
Prism Breakpath2upgrade1

Price: 1700
Energy Beam attack does even more increased damage.

Prism Breakpath2upgrade2

Price: 2200
Energy Beam splits into 3 beams when refracted through a Crystal Gem.

Prism Breakpath2upgrade3

Price: 3000
Energy Beam attack has increased range.

Skylanders gain new abilities automatically based on their level.

Starting Powers

  • Gemcutter (Primary Attack): Fire a beam of laser energy.
  • Gemcrafting (Secondary Attack): Raise a gem column from the ground, damaging nearby enemies. Shoot Prism Break's Gemcutter into the column and the refracted beams will seek out enemies.

Upgrades

  • Beambreak (requires level: 4): The refracted beams form Gemcutter fired into a gem column will target enemies more quickly.
  • Gem Crash (requires level: 7): Gem columns can explode and when sprinted through give Prism Break increased speed and Gemcutter damage.
  • Multifaceted (requires level: 10): Summon a larger gem column that stuns nearby enemies.

Minigame Abilities
Skylanders get special abilities in minigames based on their element.

Sky Defense Castle Assault Ground Defense
SSUSkyDefenseearth

Shake enemies in range and prevent them to shoot for a while.

SSUCastleAssaultearth

Launch a projectile that stops in mid-air and drops straight down with great force.

SSUGroundDefenseearth

Create an earthquake and inflict damage to enemies in range.

Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "The Beam is Supreme"
  • "Unstoppable!"
  • "A shining victory!"
  • "All right!"
  • "Woo-hoo!"
  • "Tough break!"
  • "Oh yeah!" - When upgraded
  • "Prism power!" - When upgraded
  • "I feel right at home." - When opening an Elemental zone
  • "Breakin through! - When opening a gate
  • "Nothin stops me!" - When opening a gate
  • "Whoa!" - When using a bounce pad
  • "Up I go!" - When using a bounce pad
  • "I look good!" - When given a hat
  • "A sharp looking hat!" - When given a hat
  • "Lookin' strong!" - When checking stats
  • "Hrm Rock solid!" - When checking stats
  • "I guess that'll do." - When given a nickname
  • "Okay then." - When given a nickname

Media Quotes

Character Trailers

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Prism Break Trailer00:42

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Prism Break Trailer

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Meet the Skylanders Prism Break00:31

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Meet the Skylanders Prism Break

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Updated Trailer - Prism Break (The Beam is Supreme)00:53

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Updated Trailer - Prism Break (The Beam is Supreme)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Prism Break Preview (The Beam is Supreme)00:16

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Prism Break Preview (The Beam is Supreme)


Meet the Skylanders Series 2 Prism Break00:33

Meet the Skylanders Series 2 Prism Break

Meet the Skylanders Hyper Beam Prism Break00:21

Meet the Skylanders Hyper Beam Prism Break

 

LightCore

Meet the Skylanders LightCore Prism Break00:35

Meet the Skylanders LightCore Prism Break

 

Gallery

Trivia

  • Prism Break's name refers to the breaking effect prisms have on light beams. Coincidentally (and probably intentionally), his name is a pun on the phrase "Prison Break."
  • A Early Prism Break's design appeared in "Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Teaser" video resembles S3 Prism Break.
  • His gem color changes according to the Upgrade Path he chooses, green when you choose Crystaleer, and yellow when you choose Prismacer.
  • Like Wrecking Ball, Prism Break shares similarities with not one, but two characters from the Ben 10 series, Diamondhead and Chromastone respectively, as all three have a crystalline structure and posess the ability to either fire or refract laser beams.
  • Prism Break, Crusher, Flashwing and Whirlwind are the only Skylanders who can break Purple Tzo Crystals using their normal attacks.
  • Earlier videos show that Prism Break's Summon Crystal Shard ability originally made crystals come up from underground rather than fall from the sky like in the final game. However in the 3DS version, they still come up from the ground.
  • The power stats of LightCore Prism Break total less than the Power Stats of Series 2 Prism Break.
  • As a Series 2 figure, he has his Crystalline Armor on his back and his pedestal has protrusions of crystals sticking out from a Crystal Eruption.
  • He bears a resemblance to Spire from the Metroid game Metorid Prime: Hunters, especially if the player chooses his Prismancer path.
  • His upgrade power, Chained Refractions, is a pun on the words 'chained reactions'.
  • Prism Break, Stump Smash, Eruptor, Drill Sergeant and Countdown are currently the only bipedal skylanders who don't have hands.

References

  1. Skylanders Sticker Book, page 15
Characters
Playable Characters

Spyro the Dragon (Dark) (Legendary) - Gill Grunt - Trigger Happy (Legendary)
Cynder - Terrafin - Stealth Elf - Chop Chop (Legendary) - Eruptor - Ignitor - Prism Break - Stump Smash
- Flameslinger - Zap - Ghost Roaster - Voodood - Bash (Legendary) - Sonic Boom - Drobot - Boomer - Whirlwind
- Dino-Rang - Zook - Wrecking Ball - Sunburn - Camo - Wham-Shell - Slam Bam - Drill Sergeant
- Lightning Rod - Warnado - Double Trouble - Hex
Villains
Kaos - Hektore - The Darkness
Glumshanks - Captain Dreadbeard - Occulous - Vathek
Non-Playable Characters
Master Eon - Hugo - Flynn - Cali - Diggs - Sparx the Dragonfly - Auric - Gurglefin - Clam-tron 4000 - Arbo
- General Robot - T-Bone - Weapon Master - Persephone - Snuckles - Rizzo - Nort - Blobbers -
Jess LeGrand - Batterson - Gallant - Haldor - Flavius - Ramses
- Fargus - Wendel - Esmerelle - Beaufort - Humfry - Tizwig

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