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'''''Crates''''', also known as '''''Basic Crates'''''<ref>''Crash Twinsanity'' manual.</ref> and '''''Boxes'''''{{ref needed}}, are objects featured in every [[Crash Bandicoot (franchise)|''Crash Bandicoot'' games]], serving as obstacles to break. In most games of the franchise, the player is required to break every crates in a level to either receive a [[Clear Gem]], or a [[Colored Gem]].
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'''Crates''', also known as '''Basic Crates'''<ref>''Crash Twinsanity'' manual.</ref> and '''Boxes''', are objects featured in every [[Crash Bandicoot (franchise)|''Crash Bandicoot'' games]], serving as obstacles to break. In most games of the franchise, the player's character, usually [[Crash Bandicoot]], is required to break every crate in a level to either receive a [[Clear Gem]] or a [[Colored Gem]], depending on the game.
 
 
==History==
 
===Platforming games===
 
====''Crash Bandicoot''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot: Warped''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Twinsanity''====
 
 
 
====''Crash of the Titans''====
 
 
 
====''Crash: Mind over Mutant''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy''====
 
 
 
===Racing games===
 
====''Crash Team Racing / Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Nitro Kart''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Tag Team Racing''====
 
 
 
===Party games===
 
====''Crash Bash''====
 
 
 
====''Crash Boom Bang!''====
 
  
 
==Types of crates==
 
==Types of crates==
 
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!style="width:20%"|Crate
!width=20% |Crate
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!style="width:20%"|First appearance
!width=20% |First appearance
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!style="width:60%"|Description
!width=60% |Description
 
 
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|align=center|[[File:CrashMoji Crate emoji.png|x100px]]<br>'''Basic crate'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:CrashMoji Crate emoji.png|x100px]]<br>'''Basic crate'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|The most basic crate in the series. Usually contains a single [[Wumpa Fruit]] or more.
 
|The most basic crate in the series. Usually contains a single [[Wumpa Fruit]] or more.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Surprise Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Surprise crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Surprise Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Surprise crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate with a question mark on it. When broken, it can give the player between five and ten Wumpa Fruits.
 
|A crate with a question mark on it. When broken, it can give the player between five and ten Wumpa Fruits.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Bouncy Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Bouncy crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Bouncy Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Bouncy crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate that contains many Wumpa Fruits in it. Jumping on the crate makes the player bounce on it and collect some fruits contained within it.
 
|A crate that contains many Wumpa Fruits in it. Jumping on the crate makes the player bounce on it and collect some fruits contained within it.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Crash Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Crash crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Crash Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Crash crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate with [[Crash Bandicoot|Crash's]] mug on it. When broken, the player can collect an [[Extra life]]. In some games where you can take control of characters other than Crash, the Crash crates will change to match the current playable character in use, for example, if the player is playing as [[Doctor Neo Cortex|Cortex]], then the crates will become '''Cortex crates'''.
 
|A crate with [[Crash Bandicoot|Crash's]] mug on it. When broken, the player can collect an [[Extra life]]. In some games where you can take control of characters other than Crash, the Crash crates will change to match the current playable character in use, for example, if the player is playing as [[Doctor Neo Cortex|Cortex]], then the crates will become '''Cortex crates'''.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Aku Aku Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Aku Aku crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Aku Aku Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Aku Aku crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate with [[Aku Aku]] on it. When broken, it summons Aku Aku, which lets you take a hit without dying. If 3 Aku Aku crates are broken, the player will become invincible for a short while.
 
|A crate with [[Aku Aku]] on it. When broken, it summons Aku Aku, which lets you take a hit without dying. If 3 Aku Aku crates are broken, the player will become invincible for a short while.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Arrow Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Arrow crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Arrow Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Arrow crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate with an arrow pointing upwards. Instead of breaking when jumped on, this crate will bounce the player in the air. When broken, it will give some Wumpa Fruits.
 
|A crate with an arrow pointing upwards. Instead of breaking when jumped on, this crate will bounce the player in the air. When broken, it will give some Wumpa Fruits.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Iron Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Iron Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|An indestructible crate made out of iron.
 
|An indestructible crate made out of iron.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Iron Arrow Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron arrow crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Iron Arrow Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron arrow crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|An iron crate with an arrow pointing upwards. This crate acts exactly like normal Arrow crates, aside from the fact they cannot be destroyed.
 
|An iron crate with an arrow pointing upwards. This crate acts exactly like normal Arrow crates, aside from the fact they cannot be destroyed.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Iron Switch Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron-switch crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Iron Switch Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron-switch crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate made out of iron, with an exclamation mark on it. When hit, it transforms nearby Outline crates into different kinds of crates, with the Iron-switch crate becoming a normal Iron crate after being hit.
 
|A crate made out of iron, with an exclamation mark on it. When hit, it transforms nearby Outline crates into different kinds of crates, with the Iron-switch crate becoming a normal Iron crate after being hit.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Outline Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Outline crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Outline Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Outline crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|An outline of a crate, completely non-solid. When an Iron-switch crate is hit, it will transform the nearby Outline crates into different kinds of crates.
 
|An outline of a crate, completely non-solid. When an Iron-switch crate is hit, it will transform the nearby Outline crates into different kinds of crates.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Checkpoint Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Checkpoint crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Checkpoint Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Checkpoint crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A crate with the letter "C" on it. When hit, the crate will open and leave a checkpoint on the ground, which allows the player to restart from this point if he loses a life.
 
|A crate with the letter "C" on it. When hit, the crate will open and leave a checkpoint on the ground, which allows the player to restart from this point if he loses a life.
 
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|align=center|[[File:TNT Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[TNT crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:TNT Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[TNT crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A red crate with the letters "TNT" written on it. When the player jumps on it, a countdown of three seconds starts, which will explode when reaching zero. Spinning the crate will instantly make it explode.
 
|A red crate with the letters "TNT" written on it. When the player jumps on it, a countdown of three seconds starts, which will explode when reaching zero. Spinning the crate will instantly make it explode.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Big TNT Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Big TNT crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Big TNT Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Big TNT crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot (video game)|Crash Bandicoot]]''
 
|A bigger variant of the TNT crate that only appears during the boss fight with [[Ripper Roo]] in ''Crash Bandicoot''. They function the same way as the normal TNT crates, aside from the bigger radius of the explosion.
 
|A bigger variant of the TNT crate that only appears during the boss fight with [[Ripper Roo]] in ''Crash Bandicoot''. They function the same way as the normal TNT crates, aside from the bigger radius of the explosion.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Nitro Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Nitro crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Nitro Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Nitro crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back]]''
 
|A green crate with "Nitro" written on it. These boxes explodes on contact with the player. The best way to securely destroy every Nitro crates in a level is to hit the Nitro switch crate.
 
|A green crate with "Nitro" written on it. These boxes explodes on contact with the player. The best way to securely destroy every Nitro crates in a level is to hit the Nitro switch crate.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Nitro Switch Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Nitro switch crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Nitro Switch Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Nitro switch crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back]]''
 
|A green iron crate with an exclamation mark on it. When hit, every Nitro crates in the level will explode. After a Nitro switch crate is hit, it will become a normal Iron crate, with some games keeping its green color.
 
|A green iron crate with an exclamation mark on it. When hit, every Nitro crates in the level will explode. After a Nitro switch crate is hit, it will become a normal Iron crate, with some games keeping its green color.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Locked Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Locked crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Locked Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Locked crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back]]''
 
|A stronger variation of the Basic crates that cannot be destroyed with a normal attack. These crates can only be broken with strong attacks.
 
|A stronger variation of the Basic crates that cannot be destroyed with a normal attack. These crates can only be broken with strong attacks.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Time Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Time crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Time Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Time crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot: Warped]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot: Warped]]''
 
|A yellow crate with a number between one and three on it. These kind of boxes only appear in Time Trial modes, and will freeze the timer for a short period of time depending on the number on the broken crate.
 
|A yellow crate with a number between one and three on it. These kind of boxes only appear in Time Trial modes, and will freeze the timer for a short period of time depending on the number on the broken crate.
 
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|align=center|[[File:CTRNF Iron Checkpoint Crate artwork.jpg|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron Checkpoint Crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:CTRNF Iron Checkpoint Crate artwork.jpg|x100px]]<br>'''[[Iron Checkpoint Crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot: Warped]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot: Warped]]''
 
|An iron variant of a checkpoint crate that acts the same way, but does not break, and does not count on the crate counter.
 
|An iron variant of a checkpoint crate that acts the same way, but does not break, and does not count on the crate counter.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Invisibility Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Invisibility crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Invisibility Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Invisibility crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex]]''
 
|A transparent crate that turns the player invisible.
 
|A transparent crate that turns the player invisible.
 
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|align=center|[[File:Freeze Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Freeze crate]]'''
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|style="text-align:center"|[[File:Freeze Crate.png|x100px]]<br>'''[[Freeze crate]]'''
|align=center|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced]]''
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|style="text-align:center"|''[[Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced]]''
 
|A blue crate with a snowflake on it. When broken, every enemies on screen will be frozen in place for a short while.
 
|A blue crate with a snowflake on it. When broken, every enemies on screen will be frozen in place for a short while.
 
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Crates, also known as Basic Crates[1] and Boxes, are objects featured in every Crash Bandicoot games, serving as obstacles to break. In most games of the franchise, the player's character, usually Crash Bandicoot, is required to break every crate in a level to either receive a Clear Gem or a Colored Gem, depending on the game.

Types of crates

Crate First appearance Description
CrashMoji Crate emoji.png
Basic crate
Crash Bandicoot The most basic crate in the series. Usually contains a single Wumpa Fruit or more.
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Surprise crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate with a question mark on it. When broken, it can give the player between five and ten Wumpa Fruits.
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Bouncy crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate that contains many Wumpa Fruits in it. Jumping on the crate makes the player bounce on it and collect some fruits contained within it.
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Crash crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate with Crash's mug on it. When broken, the player can collect an Extra life. In some games where you can take control of characters other than Crash, the Crash crates will change to match the current playable character in use, for example, if the player is playing as Cortex, then the crates will become Cortex crates.
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Aku Aku crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate with Aku Aku on it. When broken, it summons Aku Aku, which lets you take a hit without dying. If 3 Aku Aku crates are broken, the player will become invincible for a short while.
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Arrow crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate with an arrow pointing upwards. Instead of breaking when jumped on, this crate will bounce the player in the air. When broken, it will give some Wumpa Fruits.
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Iron crate
Crash Bandicoot An indestructible crate made out of iron.
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Iron arrow crate
Crash Bandicoot An iron crate with an arrow pointing upwards. This crate acts exactly like normal Arrow crates, aside from the fact they cannot be destroyed.
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Iron-switch crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate made out of iron, with an exclamation mark on it. When hit, it transforms nearby Outline crates into different kinds of crates, with the Iron-switch crate becoming a normal Iron crate after being hit.
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Outline crate
Crash Bandicoot An outline of a crate, completely non-solid. When an Iron-switch crate is hit, it will transform the nearby Outline crates into different kinds of crates.
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Checkpoint crate
Crash Bandicoot A crate with the letter "C" on it. When hit, the crate will open and leave a checkpoint on the ground, which allows the player to restart from this point if he loses a life.
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TNT crate
Crash Bandicoot A red crate with the letters "TNT" written on it. When the player jumps on it, a countdown of three seconds starts, which will explode when reaching zero. Spinning the crate will instantly make it explode.
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Big TNT crate
Crash Bandicoot A bigger variant of the TNT crate that only appears during the boss fight with Ripper Roo in Crash Bandicoot. They function the same way as the normal TNT crates, aside from the bigger radius of the explosion.
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Nitro crate
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back A green crate with "Nitro" written on it. These boxes explodes on contact with the player. The best way to securely destroy every Nitro crates in a level is to hit the Nitro switch crate.
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Nitro switch crate
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back A green iron crate with an exclamation mark on it. When hit, every Nitro crates in the level will explode. After a Nitro switch crate is hit, it will become a normal Iron crate, with some games keeping its green color.
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Locked crate
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back A stronger variation of the Basic crates that cannot be destroyed with a normal attack. These crates can only be broken with strong attacks.
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Time crate
Crash Bandicoot: Warped A yellow crate with a number between one and three on it. These kind of boxes only appear in Time Trial modes, and will freeze the timer for a short period of time depending on the number on the broken crate.
CTRNF Iron Checkpoint Crate artwork.jpg
Iron Checkpoint Crate
Crash Bandicoot: Warped An iron variant of a checkpoint crate that acts the same way, but does not break, and does not count on the crate counter.
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Invisibility crate
Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex A transparent crate that turns the player invisible.
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Freeze crate
Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced A blue crate with a snowflake on it. When broken, every enemies on screen will be frozen in place for a short while.

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References

  1. Crash Twinsanity manual.