SpongeBob: Battle for Bikini Bottom How to Switch Characters | Playable Characters List

There are three playable characters in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle For Bikini Bottom single-player, but you won’t be able to switch to them at the start of the game. You’ll have to recruit these characters as you proceed through the game. Each of them has unique abilities, and you’ll have to  if you want to claim all the Golden Spatulas in SpongeBob: Battle for Bikini Bottom.

How to change characters in SpongeBob: Battle for Bikini Bottom

Initially, you’ll be locked into playing as SpongeBob SquarePants only. However, in the first available level, Jellyfish Fields, you’ll unlock the ability to change characters when you recruit Patrick Star.

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To change characters in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom, you’ll need to find a Bus Stop. When you reach one, press the button indicated when prompted, and a character select screen will appear. Choose the character you wish to use, and the bus will bring them into the level.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom playable characters list

There are three playable characters in SpongeBob: SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom:

  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Patrick Star
  • Sandy Cheeks

Each of these characters controls similarly but has different abilities you can use to get past certain obstacles.

SpongeBob SquarePants

Spongebob Battle for Bikini Bottom SpongeBob

  • Recruited: From beginning
  • Unique Abilities:
    • Bubble-Bash
    • Bubble-Bounce
    • Bubble-Bowl
    • Cruise Bubble

SpongeBob is most likely going to be the character you play as most in this game. He has a wide array of abilities that allow him to attack enemies from all angles. The other two characters work more to augment his strengths, and you’ll usually switch them temporarily to accomplish a set of tasks before turning control back over to SpongeBob.

Patrick Star

Spongebob Battle for Bikini Bottom Patrick

  • Recruited: Help Wanted
  • Unique Abilities:
    • Can pick up and throw objects
    • Can stun enemies with a belly flop

Patrick is the strongman of Battle for Bikini Bottom. He can pick up and throw various objects, which allows him to hit enemies and switches from afar. He can also stun enemies with his belly flop, which will enable you to either follow up with a quick basic attack or pick them up and throw them.

Sandy Cheeks

Spongebob Battle for Bikini Bottom Sandy

  • Recruited: Tea at the Treedome
  • Unique Abilities:
    • Lasso Attack
    • Lasso Glide

Sandy is the jumper of the game, and she can cover a considerable distance by twirling her lasso above her head and gliding. She also has a powerful melee attack, also using her lasso, which makes her well suited for taking on more powerful robots.