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Crash runs next to a pit of lava while being chased by a triceratops in the Bone Yard level of Crash Bandicoot: Warped.

Lava is a boiling red or orange liquid that appears in the Crash Bandicoot games as a recurring hazard. If Crash or another playable character touches lava, they either instantly lose a life or take damage, depending on the game.


Main series[edit]

Crash Bandicoot[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot, lava appears in the boss fight against Koala Kong, and separates him from Crash. If Crash touches the lava, he takes damage.

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, lava is found in the secret path of Hangin' Out, en route to Totally Fly. Some lava is visible on the floor and portals of the fourth Warp Room.

Crash Bandicoot: Warped[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot: Warped, lava appears as a hazard in the prehistoric levels, such as Bone Yard. Lava is found in small pools or large streams. If Crash touches the lava and has Aku Aku's protection, he takes damage. Otherwise, if Crash touches the lava, he loses a life, and his death animation shows him burning to ashes.

Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure, there are lava streams and drizzles in the ruin levels.

Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, streams of lava are seen in Fahrenheit Frenzy, and the level Crash and Burn has lava pouring from a volcano at the center.

Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced[edit]

In Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced, lava appears in the island levels and during the boss fight against Coco.

Crash Twinsanity[edit]

In Crash Twinsanity, lava appears as a hazard during the boss fight against Dingodile. It also appears as a hazard in one segment of Ant Agony.

Racing games[edit]

Crash Team Racing[edit]

In Crash Team Racing, lava appears in the track Mystery Caves, where pours out of statue mouths to form a large streams. The lava does not harm or affect the racers.

Crash Nitro Kart[edit]

In Crash Nitro Kart, lava appears in Meteor Gorge and Barin Ruins. It also appears in the background of Inferno Island.

Crash Tag Team Racing[edit]

In Crash Tag Team Racing, lava appears as a hazard in Tyrannosaurus Wrecks. Because Crash does not have any health or lives, he simply respawns whenever he touches the lava.

Crash Bash[edit]

In Crash Bash, lava is featured as a hazard in the center part of the arena in Dante's Dash, during the prehistoric segment.