Lance Bomber

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Lance Bomber

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Gender: Male
Game(s): Super Bomberman R
Super Bomberman R Online
Character Type: Speed Type
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Lance Bomber (ランスボンバー, ransu bonbā)[1] is a playable character who appears in Super Bomberman R. He was added in update 2.1 on June 27, 2018.[2]

In Super Bomberman R Online, he is only available to players who have purchased the Premium Pack.


A Special Ops Bomberman from Planet Contra's Marine Corps.

Like his trusty partner, Bill Bomber, he's a member of the Contra Force. The two of them battle night and day to ward off the alien threats and evil armies that endanger their planet's peace.

He's also a formidable spy, and will often sneak into enemy territory alone and return with vital intelligence.

~ Super Bomberman R Official Website[2]

Special Ability

Lance Bomber's special ability is the Contra Burst (魂斗羅バースト, kontora bāsuto). He fires his gun in a straight line up to eight squares ahead. The blast pierces through bombs, but not walls. Any bomb caught in the blast is instantly detonated. Characters caught in the blast are stunned for one second. This ability has a six second cooldown period before it may be used again.

In Super Bomberman R Online, his cooldown is 6 seconds, while his range is 11 squares.? Prior to the release of season 2, his cooldown was 8 seconds, and his range was 8 squares.[3]


A screenshot from the official website.
  • Lance is one of the playable protagonists from the Contra video game franchise by Konami.
  • On the official English website for Super Bomberman R, Lance Bomber was erroneously dubbed "Rance Bomber" when his biography first appeared on June 27, 2018 (similarly, his artwork image is named "chara_rance.png". The name label was changed to one reading his proper name on the next day. "Rance" is a transliteration of his Japanese name, "ransu".


  1. スーパーボンバーマン R 公式サイト, Konami Digital Entertainment, 26/6/2018. Accessed 27/6/2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Super Bomberman R Official Website, Konami Digital Entertainment, 26/6/2018. Accessed 27/6/2018.
  3. @bomberman573 tweet, 9/8/2021. Accessed 9/8/2021.