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Faroh (ファラー, Fara) is a recurring enemy in the Bomberman series.


It is a humanoid monster that appears to be a pharaoh. It appears in hot areas, in deserts or rocky places.

Super Bomberman 3[]

In Super Bomberman 3, Faroh is found in the Pyramid. It moves at a normal pace, pursuing the player. When it comes within about two tilespaces of the player, it will turn around and move away from the player for about four seconds before returning to its seeking pattern. Every now and then, Faroh will begin to breathe fire for a while. The fire extends two tiles in front of the enemy and will damage players and detonate bombs on collision. The Pharaoh itself will also harm players. It takes 1 hit to defeat and yields a score of 800 points.

Bomberman World[]

In Bomberman World, Faroh reappears on Planet Fire. It moves slowly, changing direction every 4 tiles. If the player is within range, they will stop and spray a 4-tile blast of fire at him. This fire will pass through blocks, but will not detonate bombs. It takes 1 hit to defeat and yields a score of 200 points.

Bomberman Tournament[]

In Bomberman Tournament, Faroh reappears on Desert Zone. The fire angles diagonally when the Faroh turns. It takes 1 hit to defeat, and could potentially drop Gold or Small Medicine.

Bomberman Portable[]

In Bomberman Portable, it reappears in the Desert World. In this game, Faroh does not breath fire. It takes 1 hit to defeat and yields a score of 400 points.


  • This enemy first appeared in an earlier Hudson Soft game, Neutopia II.
  • The Japanese name "Fara" is derived from the word "farao", which means "pharaoh".

    Neutopia II



  1. Bomberman Tournament U.S. manual, pg. 16
  2. Super Bomberman 3 Hudson Soft Guidebook, pg. 36
  3. Bomberman World Official Guidebook, pg. 24
  4. Bomberman Story Official Guidebook, pg. 62