|Partners in Time enemy|
|Item drop||None – 0%|
None – 0%
Shroob-ombs are massive purple Bob-ombs used by the Support Shroobs in Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. The Support Shroobs toss the Shroob-omb at the Mario Bros., which causes a large explosion that cannot be avoided. After the explosion, another Shroob-omb is dropped into the battlefield by a Shroob saucer. They have extremely high defense and are programmed to take one damage from any hit. However, if the player does destroy it, the Support Shroobs stop attacking until at least two of the Shroobs are defeated. A Shroob-omb then appears on-screen and either rolls towards the Mario Bros. or the Commander Shroob, as if the Shroob-omb was never destroyed in the first place. Additionally, if the Mario Bros. manage to destroy more than one Shroob-omb, the game awards the Mario Bros. for destroying only one (that is, the brothers will receive 0 Experience and 1 Coin for their efforts).
Three Support Shroobs are needed to lift one Shroob-omb effectively. If one Shroob is defeated, the two remaining Support Shroobs flash red under the stress. After a second Support Shroob is defeated, the Shroob-omb crushes the remaining Shroob, and the Shroob-omb rolls off, either into the Mario Bros. (if the back Support Shroob remained) or Commander Shroob (if the front one remained). The middle one is random. If, however, all three or the remaining two are defeated at the same time, the Shroob-omb falls to the ground and explodes harmlessly.
Dark Fawful Bombs from Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story bear a strong resemblance to Shroob-ombs. They both are larger than normal Bob-ombs, both are purple, and both are carried by other enemies.
Names in other languages
|Combination of「ゲドンコ」(Gedonko, Shroob) and「ボム兵」(Bomuhei, Bob-omb)|
|French||Xhamp-omb||Portmanteau of "Xhampi" (Shroob) and "Bob-omb"|
- In the Japanese and European versions of the game, the Shroob-omb has the highest amount of HP of any enemy in the game, including the Elder Princess Shroob.
- Although the Shroob-omb takes only one damage per hit, its defense is at 95 in the North American version. In other regions, its defense is at 999.
|Characters||Admiral Bobbery • Bobolink • Bob-omb (Paper Mario: The Origami King) • Bob-omb gang • Bob-omb Squad • Bob-omba • Bomberto • Bombette • Bruce • Bub • Fahr Outpost mayor • Fred • Gattai monster • General White • Gob • Goldbob • Jerry • King Bob-omb • Lucky • Master Crash • Mecha King Bob-omb • Nob • Pa-Patch • Proto Mecha King Bob-omb • Rob • Scarlette • Swob • Sylvia|
|Species and variants||Alarm Bob-omb • Black Pit Bob-Omb • Bob-omb • Bob-omb Buddy • Bob-omb Car • Bob-omb Fish • Bob-ulk • Bomb Bud • Bomb Net • Bomb Plant • Bulky Bob-omb • Buzz-Bomb • Chuckya • Dark Fawful Bomb • Designbomb • Dreamy Bob-omb • Fly Bomb • Giga Bob-omb • Glad Bob-omb • Glad Parabomb • Goombomb • Hanabihei • Kab-omb • King Bomb • Lethal Bob-omb • Lob-omb • Lob-omb R • Mega Bob-omb • Mezzo Bomb • Microbomb • Onpu Bomu • Paper Bob-omb • Paper Macho Bob-omb • Parabomb • Rob-omb • Shiny Bob-omb • Shroob-omb • Smell Bob-omb • Tail Bob-omb • Time Bob-omb|
|Characters||Commander Shroob • Elder Princess Shroob • Elder Shrooboid • Junior Shrooboid • Princess Shroob • Shrooboid Brat • Shrowser • Sunnycide|
|Species||Blazing Shroob • Dr. Shroob • Guardian Shroob • Intern Shroob • RC Shroober • Shroid • Shroob • Shrooba Diver • Shroob saucer • Shrooblet • Shroobsworth • Support Shroob|
|Relatives||Chain Chomp (Elder Princess Shroob) • Egg (Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time) • Shroob mushroom • Shroob Rex • Shroob-omb • Spiny Shroopa • Swiggler • Tashrooba • Yoob|