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Bejeweled Blitz PC Boost Menu

The Boost selection menu, as it appears in the PC version of Bejeweled Blitz.

"Use Coins to buy Boosts to enhance your game play."
— Main Menu description from Bejeweled Blitz.

A boost is a special power-up that first appeared in Bejeweled Blitz. Each boost has its own special effect that can give players an advantage to achieve higher scores.


Bejeweled Blitz[]

Boosts can be unlocked by meeting the certain criteria for each boost or buying them for Gold Bars. In the Facebook version, some are unlocked by default.

A boost can be upgraded using Shards or Diamonds, depending on the level the boost has. There are 11 boost levels in total, with level 11, called Max in-game, being the maximum level. Each level will amplify the boost's effects. For example, a level 3 Scrambler allows up to 4 scrambles.

Old versions and PC version[]

In old versions of Bejeweled Blitz, the boost menu is unlocked with a bonus 20,000 coins for the player to spend on any of it after the player beats a PopCap friend's score when playing Bejeweled Blitz for the first time. Using up a boost for the first time will unlock the Weekly Leaderboard.

Boosts can be accessed by clicking the 'Boost' button on the Main Menu, or, after a game, the Boost Selector will be at the top of the screen on the Stats screen.

Each Boost has a price that must be paid with coins if the player wants to buy one or some Boosts.

The player can buy up to three Boosts and each Boost bought will last three games. A restart in the middle of a game with a Boost active will consume one use.

Bejeweled Classic[]

Boosts return in an update to Bejeweled Classic in 2017. Boosts can be obtained by either purchasing a boost pack in the game store or watching an advertisement.

Introduced in this game are Super Boosts, which have their button outlines covered in gold and players must wait a specified period of time before it can be obtained from an ad again.

List of Boosts[]

Bejeweled Blitz (Facebook, iOS/Android)[]

Image Name Description How to unlock
Facebook iOS/Android
Scrambler (New Blitz) Scrambler Each USE scrambles all gems on the board and adds +200 to the Blazing Speed meter. Unlocked by default. Play one Weekly Leaderboard game.
Extra Time (New Blitz) Extra Time Adds 5 seconds to the end of the game, plus a SCORE BONUS per match made in this duration. Play two Weekly Leaderboard games.
Mystery (New Blitz) Mystery Every match made has a CHANCE to transform a random regular gem into a special gem. Play three Weekly Leaderboard games.
Detonator (New Blitz) Detonator Detonates all special gems on the board with an additional MULTIPLIER BONUS. Two uses per game. Play four Weekly Leaderboard games.
Multiplier (New Blitz) Multiplier Transforms a gem to a Multiplier Gem. Triggers after COOLDOWN. Play five Weekly Leaderboard games.
Colorblast Color Blast Transforms 20 gems into the color of previous match. Needs REQUIRED MATCHES to trigger. Upgrade three Boosts to LVL 5 or buy it for 10,000 Gold Bars.
Rarifier Rarifier Converts all like colored gems into the equipped Rare Gem. Can be triggered after COOLDOWN. Upgrade five Boosts to LVL 5 or buy it for 10,000 Gold Bars. Play 100 Blitz Champion contests or buy it for 10,000 Gold Bars.
Hocus Focus Hocus Focus Clear a gem within the target area to get an ever increasing multiplier. Triggers after a COOLDOWN. Finish in the top 10 on 25 Blitz Champion contests or buy it for 20,000 Gold Bars.
Quickfire Quickfire Triggers Blazing Speed and gives a SCORE BONUS for every match made until next 8 secs. Buy it for 25,000 Gold Bars.
Matchmaker Matchmaker Matches gems in a pattern and ADDS score bonus for special gems. Triggers after COOLDOWN. Complete 35 Events missions. Complete 35 Blitz Quest tasks.
Surge Surge Each trigger adds a MULTIPLIER BONUS. Blast Special Gems and Rare Gems to activate. Score 100M or more in games 25 times. Collect 20 Reward Chests from Blitz Quest.
Super Spawn Super Spawn Spawns six Rare Gems with a SCORE BONUS. Needs five matches on board to trigger. Finish in the top 10 on 30 Blitz Champion contests or buy it for 16,000 Shards.

Bejeweled Blitz (PC)[]

Image Name Description Price
Mystery Gem Green big Mystery Gem Creates a random Special Gem at game start. Silver 3,000
Detonate Button Green big Detonator Detonates all Special Gems on the board. Silver 2,000
Big Scramble Green Scrambler Scrambles all gems on the board. Silver 2,000
5 Seconds Green big +5 Seconds Adds 5 seconds to the end of the game. Silver 3,000
Free Multiplier Green big Bonus Multiplier Creates a x2 Multiplier at game start. Silver 4,000

Bejeweled Classic[]

Regular Boosts[]

  • Scramble (represented by two turning arrows): Scrambles the position of all gems when activated. It appears in Classic, Lightning, and Poker. Shares the same effect as the Scrambler boost in Bejeweled Blitz.
  • Time Bonus (represented by a clock with a plus sign next to it): Adds 20 seconds to the time limit. It appears in Diamond Mine.
  • Freeze (represented by a snowflake): Freezes all butterflies on the board, and prevents them from moving for two turns. It appears in Butterflies.

Super Boosts[]

  • Mystery Gem (represented by a hexagon with a question mark): Spawns a random special gem on the board when activated in Classic, similar to the Mystery boost found in the Facebook/iOS/Android version Bejeweled Blitz.
  • Digger (represented by a shovel): Digs through the bottom layer of the mine in Diamond Mine.
  • Reset (represented by a butterfly with a down arrow below it): Pushes all butterflies to the bottom of the board in Butterflies.
  • Wild Card (represented by three cards with one card having a star): Adds a wild card to the current hand in Poker.
  • Time Extender (represented by a clock with a plus sign): Increases the amount of all Time Gems on the game board in Lightning.
  • Freeze Time (represented by a clock with icicles and snow on it): Temporarily freezes the ice columns from rising in Ice Storm.
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