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"Most people think Spike is Colt and Shelly's cute sidekick at the Ranger Ranch. Nobody could begin to guess the depths of his trauma"
Spike Portrait

Spike is a Legendary Brawler with low health but a very high damage output. His attack is a cactus that explodes on impact and shoots spikes in all directions. His Super lobs a thorny projectile that creates a slowing and damaging patch of spikes on the ground. His first Gadget, Popping Pincushion, rapidly fires three waves of spikes in all directions around him. His second Gadget, Life Plant, spawns a cactus that provides cover for him and his teammates, and heals them in a radius once the cactus is destroyed. His Mythic Gear, Sticky Spikes, increases the slow of his Super. His first Star Power, Fertilize, allows Spike to heal himself over time when he's inside his Super's area of effect. His second Star Power, Curveball, causes the spikes shot out from his attack to curve in a circular motion. His Hypercharge, Blooming Season, increases his Super's radius.

Attack: Needle Grenade

"Spike fires off a small cactus that explodes, shooting spikes in different directions."

Spike shoots a damaging cactus that, upon impact with a target or wall, or reaching its maximum range, explodes and sends out 6 spikes radially. The pattern is fixed, with 60 degrees between each spike, and it doesn't rotate with the projectile's angle. The cactus itself deals as much damage as one spike, and the attack deals devastating damage at point-blank range where more spikes can hit the enemy.

Super: Stick Around!

"Spike lobs a thorny grenade. Enemies caught in the blast area take damage and are slowed down."

Spike lobs a thorny grenade over obstacles that, upon landing, creates a circular patch of spikes on the ground that lasts for 4.5 seconds. Enemies within its area of effect take damage over time and are slowed.

Gadgets

Popping Pincushion

"Spike shoots 3 waves of needles in all directions, dealing 1080 damage per hit."
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Spike shoots 3 waves of 10 needles each in all directions. Each needle deals 1080 damage to enemies. There is a 0.5 second delay between each wave of needles. These spikes aren't affected by his Curveball Star Power and travel 6.67 tiles before disappearing. The spikes do 32400 damage altogether. However, the Gadget is cancelled if he is knocked back, pulled, or stunned.

Life Plant

"Spike grows a large cactus with 2400 health to give cover to friendlies. If destroyed, the cactus bursts, and all nearby friendlies recover 1440 health."
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Spike spawns a large cactus that has 2400 health. Similar to Ruffs' Take Cover Gadget, it blocks non-piercing or bouncing/splitting narrow enemy fire. Auto-aim prioritizes enemies over the cactus. If the cactus is destroyed, the plant bursts and heals all allies in a 3.33 tile radius for 1440 health. If Spike places down another cactus, the initial one will be destroyed and will heal allies.

Mythic Gear: Sticky Spikes

"Spike's Super slows 30% more effectively."

Spike Gear

With this Gear equipped, Spike's Super slow is increased by 30%.

Star Powers

Fertilize

"After using Super, Spike regenerates 1200 health per second by staying in its area of effect."
SP-Spike1

This Star Power allows Spike to heal 1200 health per second by standing in his Super's area-of-effect for a total of 6000 health. This Star Power only affects the Spike that planted it.

Curveball

"Spikes from the cactus grenade fly in a curving motion, making it easier to hit targets."
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The spikes shot from his main attack now move in a curving clockwise motion instead of straight out, allowing Spike's attack to cover a larger area and ultimately hit more targets with his attack. This Star Power also effectively increases the range of the spikes.

Hypercharge: Blooming Season

"Stick Around has 20% larger area."
Spike-Hypercharge

When activated, Spike's Super radius is increased by 20%. He also gains a 26% speed boost, a 25% damage boost, as well as a 5% shield boost.

Mutation

This section describes content that has been replaced or removed from the game. This information is kept here for historical purposes.
"Spike's Needle Grenade splits into more projectiles."
Mutation

With this Mutation, Spike's attack split into 12 spikes radially.

Tips

  • Spike has low health and a slow reload speed. Because of this, it's best to practice shooting around obstacles, predicting his shot pattern, and predicting the enemy's movement to prevent opportunities for the enemies to damage you. However, his high damage output compensates for his low health and allows him to defeat enemies easily.
  • Spike's attack can deal devastating damage. One way to deal that maximum damage is at point-blank range of the enemy where his attack and Popping Pincushion Gadget work best at that range. This makes him an excellent counter against close-ranged Brawlers like El Primo and Mortis who need to get close to Spike to damage him.
  • Spike is capable of dealing extremely high damage to grouped-up enemies due to the multiple spikes shot out from his attack on impact. His Super's area damage can also spell trouble for grouped-up enemies since they can't easily escape from Spike's attack or Popping Pincushion Gadget due to the slow effect. This becomes more effective using Spike Mythic Gear Sticky Spikes.
  • The 6 spikes that fly out from his attack always spread out in the same pattern (60-degree angles, or 75 degrees with Curveball) no matter your position or rotation. You can use this to know where the spikes will land, making it easier to hit enemies around corners and obstacles or to check bushes. Because of this, having the cactus explode near a target is vital because this increases the chances of multiple spikes hitting the same target.
  • When defending a critical objective or controlling an area, Spike's Super and his Fertilize Star Power are useful for area denial, slowing and damaging enemies while healing himself. If the enemy team is fleeing with Gems in Gem Grab or attempting to score a goal in Brawl Ball, you can hamper them from doing so with your Super.
  • Spike's Fertilize Star Power and Life Plant Gadget are useful for healing if your team lacks healers. If you find yourself charging your Super too often, don't hesitate to use it on yourself to heal you fully while you keep attacking enemies. If you or teammates are low on health and your Super isn't charged up, you can spawn your Life Plant Gadget down, hide behind it, and heal up. The extra healing his Life Plant provides when it's destroyed makes it even better for supporting Spike and teammates. These mechanics are also useful in Showdown when facing high-damaging enemies or in self-defense, especially in Showdown when being ambushed or pinched.
  • Spike is versatile in Heist thanks to his high damage output he can either play defensively by defeating tanks such as El Primo or Darryl and offensively his Fertilize Star Power allows his Super to cover more area denial in certain choke points on the map thanks to the healing effect it provides. If Spike is positioned correctly or is at point-blank range of the safe, he can deal devastatingly high damage to it with his Popping Pincushion Gadget along with his high-damaging attack and his Super's high damage, which justifies using him in Heist. Popping Pincushion can also serve as a fourth attack or during defense since Spike reloads slowly.

History

  • 27/06/17:
    • Nerf Spike's health was decreased to 600 (from 700).
  • 04/09/17:
    • Nerf Spike's Super's slow duration now decreases once out of it's area of effect.
  • 05/10/17:
    • Buff Spike's Super projectile speed was increased.
  • 07/12/17:
    • Neutral Spike's Fertilize Star Power was added.
    • Neutral The health and damage statistics of all Brawlers were multiplied by 4.
  • 18/12/17:
    • Nerf Spike's Fertilize Star Power healing was decreased to 500 (from 600) per second.
  • 16/01/18:
    • Buff Spike's reload time was decreased to 2 seconds (from 2.2).
  • 21/03/18:
    • Buff Spike's main attack projectile size was increased.
    • Neutral Every Brawler's movement speed was increased by 70 points, increasing Spike's base movement speed to 720 (from 650).
    • Neutral All Brawlers' projectile speeds were increased by 9%.
  • 05/12/18:
    • Nerf The range of the spikes in Spike's main attack was decreased to 4.33 tiles (from 5).
    • Neutral The spikes now split in a set pattern (instead of randomly split).
  • 29/01/19:
    • Neutral Spike and Pinky Spike were remodeled, and Pinky Spike was renamed to Sakura Spike.
    • Neutral Sakura Spike shoots flower-like projectiles instead of the normal Spike's needle grenades. Sakura Spike's Super was retextured and now has flowers.
    • Neutral Spike's spikes were also retextured.
    • Neutral Sakura Spike now costs 80 Gems (from 30).
  • 15/04/19:
    • Buff Quickfire now takes into account the added range from the projectile splitting.
    • Neutral Spike's main attack effects were polished.
  • 10/07/19:
    • Neutral Spike's Curveball Star Power was added.
  • 12/07/19:
    • Neutral The Robo Spike skin was added.
  • 29/08/19:
    • Buff Spike's Fertilize Star Power healing was increased to 600 (from 500) per second.
  • 23/10/19:
    • Buff Spike's Fertilize Star Power healing was increased to 800 (from 600) per second.
  • 07/11/19:
    • Nerf Spike's Curveball Star Power angle was decreased to 50 (from 100) and the distance was decreased to 100 (from 200).
  • 19/02/20:
    • Buff Spike's main attack damage was increased to 520 (from 480) per spike.
  • 17/03/20:
    • Neutral Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget was added.
  • 07/04/20:
    • Buff Spike's Curveball Star Power angle was increased to 75 (from 50).
  • 13/05/20:
    • Nerf Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget is no longer affected by his Curveball Star Power.
  • 02/07/20:
    • Neutral Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget was retextured.
  • 10/09/20:
    • Buff Spike's main attack damage was increased to 560 (from 520) per spike.
    • Buff His Super recharge rate was increased slightly.
  • 18/09/20:
    • Neutral The Mask Spike skin was added.
  • 15/12/20:
    • Nerf Spike's reload time was increased to 2.1 seconds (from 2).
  • 19/02/21:
    • Neutral The Dark Lord Spike skin was added. It was featured as a Lunar Brawl 2021 skin.
  • 07/04/21:
    • Buff Spike's reload time was decreased to 2 seconds (from 2.1).
    • Neutral Spike's True Silver and True Gold skins were added.
  • 08/07/21:
    • Neutral Spike's Life Plant Gadget was added.
  • 28/09/21:
    • Neutral Fixed an issue where Spike's Life Plant Gadget would not get launched by jump pads.
  • 27/10/21:
    • Neutral Spike's class was changed to Damage Dealer (from Sharpshooter).
  • 23/12/21:
    • Neutral The Logmas Spike skin was added. It was featured as a Brawlidays 2021 skin.
  • 27/04/22:
    • Nerf Spike's Life Plant Gadget health was decreased to 1750 (from 3500).
  • 13/05/22:
    • Neutral The Pyro Spike skin was added. It was featured as a Stunt Show skin.
  • 12/12/22:
    • Neutral Spike's Sticky Spikes Mythic Gear was added.
  • 25/04/23:
    • Neutral Logmas and Pyro Spike now cost 79 Gems each (from 49).
  • 27/06/23:
    • Buff Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget damage was increased to 800 (from 520) per needle.
    • Buff Spike's Fertilize Star Power healing was increased to 1000 (from 800) per second.
  • 05/09/23:
    • Neutral All Brawlers' health and damage were increased from 5% to 10% with each Power Level.
  • 08/09/23:
    • Neutral Spike's Blooming Season Hypercharge was added.
  • 27/06/23:
    • Neutral Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget damage was increased to 896 (from 800) per needle and now scales with Power Levels.
    • Neutral Spike's Life Plant Gadget health was increased to 1920 (from 1750), and its healing was increased to 1152 (from 1000). They now scale with Power Levels.
    • Neutral Spike's Fertilize Star Power healing was increased to 1008 (from 1000) per second and now scales with Power Levels.
    • Neutral Spike's flavor text was changed from "Spike throws cactus grenades that send needles flying, and a show-stopping Super: a field of cactus spines that slows down and damages enemies!" to "Most people think Spike is Colt and Shelly's cute sidekick at the Ranger Ranch. Nobody could begin to guess the depths of his trauma"
  • 12/12/23:
    • Nerf Spike's Sticky Spikes Mythic Gear slow was decreased to 30% (from 50%).
  • 18/12/23:
    • Neutral Fixed an issue with Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget damage.
  • 12/01/24:
    • Neutral The Toon Spike skin was added. It was featured as a Cartoon Studios skin.
  • 27/02/24:
    • Buff Spike's Blooming Season Hypercharge damage boost was increased to 25% (from 20%).
    • Nerf Spike's Blooming Season Hypercharge multiplier was decreased to 35% (from 40%).
    • Nerf Spike's Blooming Season Hypercharge speed boost was decreased to 26% (from 30%).
    • Nerf Spike's Blooming Season Hypercharge shield boost was decreased to 5% (from 20%).
    • Neutral All Brawlers' Hypercharges duration can no longer be extended.
  • 01/04/24:
    • Neutral The Poop Spike skin was added. It was featured as an April Fool's skin.
  • 23/04/24:
    • Nerf Spike's main attack damage was decreased to 540 (from 560) per spike.
    • Nerf Spike's Popping Pincushion Gadget damage was decreased to 864 (from 896) per needle.
    • Neutral Poop Spike's main attack sound effects were reworked.
  • 29/04/24:
    • Neutral Spike's Mutation was added for a limited time.
  • 20/05/24:
    • Neutral Spike's Mutation was removed from the game.

Cosmetics

Skins (10)

Pins

Spike
Skin Pins
Spike Skin-Default
Spike Pin-Neutral

Neutral

Free
Spike Pin-Happy

Happy

Common
Spike Pin-Sad

Sad

Common
Spike Pin-Angry

Angry

Common
Spike Pin-GG

GG

Rare
Spike Pin-Clap

Clap

Rare
Spike Pin-Thanks

Thanks

Epic
Spike Pin-Phew

Phew

Epic
Spike Pin-Special

Special

Epic
Spike Pin-Facepalm

Facepalm

Exclusive
Spike Pin-Hypercharge

Hypercharge

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Dark Lord
Spike Dark Lord Pin-Happy

Happy

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Logmas
Spike Logmas Pin-Neutral

Neutral

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Sakura
Spike Sakura Pin-Neutral

Neutral

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Pyro
Spike Pyro Pin-Neutral

Neutral

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Toon
Spike Toon Pin-Neutral

Neutral

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Happy

Happy

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Sad

Sad

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Angry

Angry

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-GG

GG

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Clap

Clap

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Thanks

Thanks

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Phew

Phew

Exclusive
Spike Toon Pin-Special

Special

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Robo
Spike Robo Pin-GG

GG

Exclusive
Spike Skin-Poop
Spike Poop Pin-Special

Special

Exclusive

Sprays

Spike-Spray

Spike

Common
Spike Hypercharge-Spray

Spike Hypercharge

Exclusive
Toon Spike-Spray

Toon Spike

Common
Poop Spike-Spray

Poop Spike

Common

Profile Icons

Spike1-pfp

Spike

Spike2-pfp

Spike

Spike Hypercharge-pfp

Hypercharge

Toon Spike-pfp

Toon Spike

Robo Spike-pfp

Robo Spike

Poop Spike-pfp

Poop Spike

Dark Lord Spike-pfp

Dark Lord Spike

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