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If you can't take the heat, then stay out of the kitchen!

– Heatblast.[1]

Heatblast is the Omnitrix's DNA sample of a Pyronite from the planet-like star Pyros.

Appearance

Ben as Heatblast

Heatblast is a plasma-based lifeform whose body is composed of a bright yellow inner magma body covered by red rocks. As a fire-based entity, his body radiates high amounts of heat. His feet have a slight oval-like design with only two toes. Heatblast wears the Omnitrix symbol on his collarbone.

In Xingo and Xingo's World, Heatblast has a more cartoony physique and a slightly altered pattern of his inner magma body.

In Big Ben 10, Heatblast was as tall as a building due to being hit by Maurice's ray gun.

In Innervasion Part 3: Strange Bedfellows, the Omnitrix symbol was absent from Heatblast due to being used inside the Omnitrix.

In De-Fanged, Heatblast's body was a purplish shade of red and the flames on his head was pointed upwards like a mohawk.

Ben 10,000 as Heatblast

Ben 10,000's Heatblast looks similar to his younger self's except he has two miniature volcanoes on his shoulders, a more muscular build, a different head shape, a larger flame, and darker colored rocks. The Omnitrix is located on his chest.

Original Series Ben as Heatblast

Original Series Ben's Heatblast looks radically different from Ben's Heatblast. The rocks covering his body are colored similarly to Ben 10,000's Heatblast and his feet have an additional toe on the backside. The original Omnitrix is located on his chest.

Powers and Abilities

Heatblast has the ability to generate and manipulate intense heat and fire from his body. He can form fire into any shape that he chooses, commonly fireballs. He can enhance the fire in his hands for flaming punches.

Heatblast can breath fire like a dragon,[2] which can sometimes come in the form of flaming burps.[3]

Since he is made of fire, Heatblast is fireproof, heat resistant, and invulnerable to magma. He is also cold resistant and ice proof thanks to the heat he produces.

Heatblast has enhanced durability, being to survive being thrown through multiple buildings at high speed with no damage.

Heatblast is capable of high-speed flight by propelling himself forward.[4] As he ages, his flight becomes more natural, as he can ignite himself into a fireball and direct heatwaves away from his body.[5]

Heatblast possesses enhanced strength, being able to knock out Lord Decibel with a single punch.[6]

Heatblast can shoot a calorific laser with his two hands.[7]

Heatblast temporarily got cartoon physiology due to a lightning striking at the Omnitrix.[8]

Heatblast can swim and use his powers underwater, but with a very low intensity. Ironically, he can survive being underwater despite being a fire-based alien.[9][10]

Heatblast can create a fire tornado around himself, as demonstrated by AntiVilgax.[11]

The light and heat of the molten core stuff in Heatblast's body are more intense than his normal fire.[12]

Heatblast can infuse his fire with other beings, such as a Petrosapien, to empower them.[5]

Weaknesses

If exposed to enough water or fire extinguishing substance, Heatblast's fire will be extinguished, though he can still heat up and reignite his fire in short amounts of time.[9]

Heatblast can lose his fire out of exhaustion.[13]

Because of his flaming head, Heatblast cannot wear anything on his head without melting them, as shown when he was wearing sunglasses.[14]

Because of his fiery body, he cannot hold anything that is not fireproof without burning them.

Heatblast is weak against magic, as demonstrated with Hot Shot.[15]

Heatblast can be easily blinded by a Lepidopterran's slime should it get all over his face, as also demonstrated with Hot Shot.[15]

Heatblast's flames can cause collateral damage if not taken seriously.

History

Ben 10

Appearances

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

Shorts

Video Games

Ben 10

Heatblast is a playable alien in the game.

Heatblast is used in the opening cutscene, where he performs his Ultimate Ability for the first time, accidentally burning the tent Grandpa Max had recently purchased.

Heatblast, along with Four Arms and Cannonbolt are the only aliens available on Ben's arsenal at the beginning of the game.

Heatblast is able to use the light radiating from his fiery body to illuminate dark areas. Heatblast will also leave scorch mark footprints everywhere he walks.

Heatblast's Ultimate Ability consists of him jumping in the air, conjuring a massive fireball, then hurling it towards enemies.

Heatblast is vital for progression on the The Funhouse level of the game.

Brawlhalla

Heatblast is a playable alien character in the game.

Ben 10: Power Trip

Heatblast is a playable alien character in the game.

Heatblast is the first alien the player unlocks. He is able to burn trees and crates. He is the only alien capable of double-jumping.

Ben 10: Omni-Charged

Heatblast is a playable alien in the game.

Mobile Apps

Up To Speed

Heatblast is a playable alien in the game.

MagiMobile

Hothead Magisword is a collectable sword in the game. This Magisword causes the target's head to burst into bright, yet completely harmless, flames.

Super Slime Ben

Heatblast is a playable alien in the game.

Cartoon Network Arcade

Heatblast is an uncommon collectable figure in the Cartoon Network Arcade app.

Online

Super Hero Time

Heatblast is a playable alien in the game.

Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
German Inferno From inferno, inferno
Portuguese (Br) Chama from chama, flame
Russian Человек-Огонь
Огненный Человек
From человек-огонь, fire-man
From огненный, fiery and человек, man
Turkish Ateş Topu from heatblast

Trivia

  • Heatblast is the only regular alien featured in the reboot to have all of the additional forms (Omni-Enhanced, Omni-Kix, and Omni-Naut).
  • Heatblast is one of the five aliens who remained in the active playlist in all five seasons in the Reboot, the other four being Four Arms, Diamondhead, XLR8, and Cannonbolt.
  • Heatblast is Steven T. Seagle's favorite alien.[AC 1]
  • Original Series Heatblast's design is a stylized version of his Classic counterpart's appearance in the original series. Likewise, Future Heatblast's design resembles a stylized version of his original future counterpart from the same show.
    • Future Heatblast is credited as "Heatblast 10k" in the end credits of Ben 10,010.
  • Heatblast, Diamondhead, Rath, and Four Arms are the only aliens that appeared in each season 5 special. Of those aliens, only Heatblast and Four Arms appear in two specials as present-day Ben's aliens.
  • In many of his appearances, Heatblast is seen touching people without burning them, even shown fist bumping Gwen without burning her fist. Either these could be continuity errors or Ben has trained himself to control Heatblast's body temperature occasionally.

References

Audio Commentary

Transformations
Introduced in Season 1 CannonboltDiamondheadFour ArmsGaxGrey MatterHeatblastOverflowStinkflyUpgradeWildvineXLR8
Introduced in Season 2 RathShock Rock
Introduced in Season 3 HumungousaurSlapback
Introduced in Season 4 GoopJetrayWay Big
Introduced in Season 5 Big ChillBloxxBuzzshockChromastoneRipjawsSpidermonkeySurge
Omni-Enhanced Aliens CannonboltDiamondheadFour ArmsGrey MatterHeatblastOverflowStinkflyWildvineXLR8
Omni-Kix Aliens CannonboltDiamondheadFour ArmsHeatblastHumungousaurJetrayRathShock RockSlapbackXLR8
Omni-Naut Aliens HeatblastJetrayHumungousaurShock Rock
Fusion Aliens Amalgam AlienAmalgam BenGrey ArmsXLRArmBlastDiamondHeat
Non-Canon Aliens Banana AlienBlack Hat AlienHotdawgMole-StacheScooter Alien
Non-Canon Fusion Aliens Omnitrix Glitch FusionDiamondhead-Humungousaur FusionRath ArmsShock Blast
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