The Light Switch is primarily useful for illuminating the stage so that the player can see the screen clearly, but it can also be used to alter the movement patterns of the enemies Kuragarin and Pikarin, whose behavior depends on the state of the Light Switch, so that they are easier to defeat.
- Super Bomberman 2 U.S. manual, pg. 7
- Super Bomberman 2 Hudson Soft Guidebook, pg. 46