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Slam Bam

SlamBam 01

Species: Yeti
Gender: Male
Role: Ally
Homeworld: Skylands
Element: Water
Appearances: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Cameos: Skylanders: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master
Attacks/Actions: Yeti Fists
Ice Prison
Arctic Explosion
Yeti Ice Shoes
Ice Knuckles
English Voice Actor: Fred Tatasciore (2012)
First Release: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
"Armed and Dangerous!"
—Slam Bam's official catchphrase

Slam Bam (スラムバム in Japanese) is a blue, four-armed yeti who is one of the playable Skylanders in the Skylanders series, first appearing in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure.

His Series 1 figure is available only in the Empire of Ice Adventure Pack, while his Series 2 figure is available in a single pack. Slam Bam also has a Legendary counterpart called Legendary Slam Bam, who is available in a Legendary pack with Legendary Ignitor and Legendary Jet-Vac. He also has a summer counterpart called Surfer Slam Bam who is only available on June 2013 on Skylanders: Lost Islands.

Background

Personality

Slam Bam can be a little frosty with folks he doesn't know, but soon thaws over time. Get on his bad side, however, and the polar pugilist will knock you out cold.[1]

Biography

Slam Bam lived alone on a floating glacier in a remote region of Skylands, where he spent his time ice surfing, eating snow cones, and his only friends were his many beautiful ice sculptures. It was a peaceful life, until Kaos destroyed the glacier, stranding Slam Bam on an iceberg that drifted through the skies for days. He awoke on Eon’s Island, where he was taken in and trained to become a Skylander. Now his ice sculptures serve as a frosty prison for any evil-doer that gets in his way, and provide a key ingredient for delicious snow cones.

Story

History

This four-armed Yeti once lived a blissful, solitary life on a floating glacier. Here, he surfed the snowy slopes, studied ice sculptures and slurped his way through several squillion sensational snow cones. But an evil eye looked upon his every move. Kaos watched jealously for a glimpse of the secret ingredient that made Slam Bam's snow cones so sweet. When that didn't work, Kaos had the glacier destroyed. Little did Kaos know that it was a simple peppermint twist that gave the cones their extra kick. If only he'd thought asking.

Now homeless, Slam Bam drifted on a small floating iceberg. After several days, he hit land, which luckily happened to be Master Eon's island. One serious conversation and several snow cones later, Eon suggested Slam Bam to become a Skylander. So he did.[2]

Skylanders: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master

As the Skylanders finished repairing the walls of the Eternal Archives, Slam Bam was mentioned as one of the Skylanders present during its restoration. Gill Grunt was about to sing a song about their accomplishment, and Slam Bam quickly encased himself in a block of ice to muffle the noise of the Gillman's horrible singing.

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Gill Grunt, Trigger Happy and Slam Bam

Slam Bam, Trigger Happy, and Gill Grunt looking upon the Hydra in horror

Slam Bam was one of the Skylanders who assembled when Kaos and The Darkness approached Eon's Island. The yeti participated in the battle against Kaos and his minions along with some of the other Skylanders to protect the Core of Light. He was seen holding a Cyclops Chopper by the neck, before he, Gill Grunt, and Trigger Happy looked up in surprise at the sight of the Hydra appearing and destroying the Core. Slam Bam, along with the other Skylanders, were then banished from Skylands to Earth, where he was turned into a toy and awaited the new Portal Master to help him save Skylands.

Abilities

Slam Bam has the ability to create ice sculptures to trap his enemies in and slow them down. He can also battle opponents with his powerful four fists.

Stats

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

  • Health: 310 (max. 620)
  • Speed: 35 (max. 83)
  • Armor: 30 (max. 60+40)
  • Critical Hit: 10 (max. 60)
  • 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: 85
  • Agility: 40
  • Defense: 85
  • Luck: 35

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

  • Strength: 90
  • Agility: 50
  • Defense: 90
  • Luck: 40

Powers and Upgrades

Basic Abilities
Like all Water Skylanders, Slam Bam can swim, but uses a surfboard to navigate through the water.
Soul Gem Ability
Requires Soul Gem from:
Empire of Ice

Yeti Fists Ice Prison Yeti-Cooling Factor
Slam Bamprimarypower

Primary Ability
Throw poweful punches with all four fists.

Slam Bamsecondarypower

Secondary Ability
Hold the secondary power button and then release to summon an ice prison that will trap enemies.

Slam Bamsoulgempower

Price: 4000
Increased coolness and can surf faster.

Basic Upgrades
Skylanders can buy new abilities from Persephone.

Three's A Charm Arctic Explosion Yeti Ice Shoe Slide Ice Knuckles
Slam Bambasicupgrade1

Price: 500
Have up to 3 Ice Prisons active at once.

Slam Bambasicupgrade2

Price: 700
Ice Prisons explode and damage nearby enemies.

Slam Bambasicupgrade3

Price: 900
Slide across the ground.

Slam Bambasicupgrade4

Price: 1200
Punch attacks do increased damage.


Blizzard Brawler
This upgrade path lets Slam Bam further develop his Yeti Fists attacks.

Brawler Combos Ice Mace Blizzard Battle Armor
Slam Bampath1upgrade1

Price: 1700
Attack with Ice Hammer.

Slam Bampath1upgrade2

Price: 2200
Punch attacks does even MORE increased damage.

Slam Bampath1upgrade3

Price: 3000
Battle Armor makes it harder for enemies to hit Slam Bam. Grants +40..


Glacier Hit
This upgrade path lets Slam Bam further develop his Ice Prison attacks.

Deep Chill Ice Coffin Glacier Tactics Work of Ice Art
Slam Bampath2upgrade1

Price: 1700
Ice Prisons damage enemies trapped inside them.

Slam Bampath2upgrade2

Price: 2200
Ice Prisons travel further and faster.

Slam Bampath2upgrade3

Price: 3000
Ice Prisons last longer and are more resistant to attacks.

Skylanders gain new abilities automatically based on their level.

Starting Powers

  • Chilled Punch (Primary Attack): Pound enemies with your icy fists.
  • Ice Pillar (Secondary Attack): Summon a pillar of ice from the ground. The pillar will damage nearby enemies with its energies. It will also block enemy shots.

Upgrades

  • Snowblower (requires level: 3): Summon Ice Pillar (X), then smash it with (Y) to send a freezing cloud at Slam Bam's enemies.
  • Speed Skate (requires level: 7): Summon an Ice Pillar (X), then Sprint (A) into it. After smashing through the pillar, Slam Bam will move faster and damage nearby enemies while he sprints.
  • Land Slam (requires level: 9): Press (Y), (Y), (Y), then press (Y) repeatedly to pummel the ground and damage nearby enemies.

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

Sky Defense Castle Assault Ground Defense
SSUSkyDefensewater

Freeze enemies in range so they cannot move for a certain time.

SSUCastleAssaultwater

Launch a projectile that splits the projectile in three ice spikes.

SSUGroundDefensewater

Freeze enemies in range so they can't move for a certain time.

Quotes

Battle Cries

  • "Armed and Dangerous!"
  • "You got slammed!"
  • "Slam-dunk!"
  • "Did it!"
  • "Going up!" - When using bounce pad
  • "Ooh! Shiny things!" - when opening a treasure chest
  • "I don't like numbers." - When checking Stats Info
  • "Lookin good, I think..." - When checking Stats info
  • "Slammin hat!" - When given a hat
  • "Not bad, hope it fits." - When given a hat
  • "Is that better than Slam Bam?" - when given a Nickname
  • "Uhm... Okay what you want..." - when given a Nickname

Commercial Quotes

Character Trailers

Meet the Skylanders Slam Bam (extended)00:29

Meet the Skylanders Slam Bam (extended)

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Slam Bam Preview (Armed and Dangerous)00:16

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - Slam Bam Preview (Armed and Dangerous)

Meet the Skylanders Series 2 Slam Bam00:35

Meet the Skylanders Series 2 Slam Bam

 

See also

Gallery

 

Trivia

  • Slam Bam's prototype toy form resembles more like a gorilla.
  • While Slam Bam's eyes are yellow in his toy form and his promotional art, his eyes are light blue in the console game of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure and Universe, however, he still seems to have yellow eyes in the 3DS version and in every version of Skylanders: Giants.
  • He is the second playable Yeti, after Bentley, in the Spyro franchise.
    • Both are also voiced by Fred Tatasciore.
      • Tatasciore also voiced Flavius in Spyro's Adventure and Giants as well as Zook, Warnado in Giants and Cable in Deadpool: The Game
  • Slam Bam travels across the water by surfing on an ice board.
  • In his toy form, his blue body is translucent.
  • Unlike the other Water Skylanders, Slam Bam and Thumpback's base actually has two splashes instead of one.
  • He and Chill are the only Skylanders to have ice attacks.
    • It should be noted that they are both the only Water Skylanders with legendary counterparts, both of which first appear in Giants.
  • Upon upgrading, Slam Bam will equip spikey armor.
  • In his Series 2 toy form, Slam Bam wears silver spiky armor. However, in the game, his armor is translucent blue with a snowflake icon on the front while his toy form doesn't.
  • Slam Bam and Chill are the only Water Skylanders not to have any references to creatures that live near or inhabit the water. Gill Grunt and Zap have fins and originate from the ocean, and Wham-Shell is based on a crustacean.
    • Though it could be argued that in some pictures with his mouth open and his toy form, his mouth slightly resembles a cookie cutter shark.
  • He resembles the Ben 10 character Fourarms and the Killer Instinct character Glacius, as well as Goro and Subzero from Mortal Kombat.
  • He is the only Skylander with more than two arms and the first to have more than four limbs (the second is Wash Buckler and the third is Spy Rise).
  • A Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit DLC, Armed and Dangerous, shares the same name as Slam Bam's catchphrase.
  • If not counting the Swap Force, Slam Bam is the third Skylander with four in-game forms (Series 1, Series 2, Legendary and Surfer). The first is Spyro (Series 1, Series 2, Dark and Legendary) and the second is Pop Fizz (Normal, LightCore, Punch and Hoppity).
    • He is also the second Skylander to have three different versions of himself available in Lost Islands (the first is Spyro).

References

  1. Skylanders Universe: The Complete Collection, page 193
  2. Skylanders Official Sticker Book, page 18
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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