They are often used in conjunction with sleep darts, to defeat guards. Bentley always has access to them, and they are dropped by pressing . If the button is held, Bentley will hold a bomb in his hand for more precise placement, and it isn't dropped until is released.
Related gadgets & power-upsEdit
Main article: Trigger Bomb
The Trigger Bomb is a throwable bomb that detonates at the press of the assigned button (, or ). It is also effective at defeating enemies, along with sleep darts. In Thieves in Time, it is assigned to and cannot be changed.
Main article: Snooze Bomb
The Snooze Bomb serves the same function as Bentley's sleep darts. They are used to make any guards caught within the scent to fall asleep, allowing Bentley to escape or drop regular bombs on them.
Main article: Rage Bomb
While this is a gadget used by Sly Cooper, it works like most of Bentley's bombs. He can throw it near a group of guards, and when caught in the blast, they will become enraged and attack each other until one of them is left.
Main article: Reduction Bomb
The Reduction Bomb serves the same purpose as Bentley's Size Destabilizer. Any guard caught within the radius of the blast will get shrunk down to size, allowing Bentley to escape them quicker, or defeat them with fewer hits.
Main article: Grapple-Cam
The Grapple-Cam is an extension of the regular bombs, with the addition of a camera, a grappling hook, detonator, and a microphone used to distract the guards with. It is required for use during several jobs in Sly 3.
Main article: Bomb Kick
This upgrade allows Bentley to kick a live bomb near a guard.
Main article: Heat Seeking
With this power-up, any bomb Bentley drops will be heat seeking, allowing it to roll towards any guard nearby.
Main article: Multi Bomb
This power-up allows Bentley to drop a total of five bombs at once.
Main article: Throwing Shield
Allows Bentley to shield himself whenever he tosses a bomb.
Bomb Blast v2.0Edit
Main article: Bomb Blast v2.0
This upgrade gives Bentley's bomb a larger blast radius.
Bomb Drop v2.0Edit
Main article: Bomb Drop v2.0
With this power-up, Bentley can boost using , while holding a bomb.
Bend it like BentleyEdit
Main article: Bend it like Bentley
This upgrade is a combination of the Bomb Kick and Heat Seeking.
- In Sly 3, Bentley can toss bombs into enemies' pockets by holding out a bomb and walking up close behind them, then releasing . This can also be done in Thieves in Time, and is necessary to earn a trophy.
- In Sly 2, the bombs do not beep, but in Sly 3 and Thieves in Time, a beeping sound was added.