I'm going to come across the room and pop you.
— Blocky, Vote Yoylecake

Blocky, formerly known as Building Block in the comics, is a male contestant on Battle for Dream Island. Blocky is good friends with Pen, Eraser, and (primarily) Snowball, because he is "just like them." Blocky is generally considered a bully and/or a prankster. He was one of the few contestants who was eliminated twice in season 1, the others being Spongy and Flower.

Blocky also appears in commercials in episodes 2, 8, 17, and 24. He owns a company named Blocky's Funny Doings International. In his commercials, he shows ways of making loops of Bubble, Ice Cube, Firey and the Speaker Box die using their Recovery Centers, Spongy and other objects.

In BFDIA, he appeared at the start of the episode chasing Leafy. He only got 239 votes to join the second season, which was not enough, and he was sent to the LOL along with the rest of the non-contestants.


Blocky appears to be a hardwood toy building block. His top is a bright red, his front is coral, and his back is maroon.



In Take the Plunge: Part 1, Blocky tries to pop Bubble using Pin and Needle but fails. He then kicks Woody away. In the contest, Blocky holds on to the bar with his arms and puts his legs up to his face. Coiny shakes him, trying to wake him up, but Blocky accidentally pushes Coiny off. Leafy asks Blocky to help her up when she falls off the bar and has to hold on to it, but Blocky falls too and holds on with his feet. He kicks Flower when she shows off her Non-Slip Shoes So Ha. When Leafy, Pin, and Teardrop finally get back onto the bar, Leafy is standing on Blocky's feet and he falls. 

In Take the Plunge: Part 2, Blocky pops Bubble for Flower. Eraser and Pen pick Blocky for the Squishy Cherries after Pin said that he has issues. When his team's boat starts leaking in the contest, Blocky tries to plug the hole with one of his corners, but a fish bites him and he flies away, behind a fish monster (though it looked like the fish monster ate him). 

In Barriers and Pitfalls, Eraser, Pen, Pencil, and Spongy look for Blocky. They think the fish monster ate him, but he reveals that it did not. Blocky falls into the failers' waiting room immediately after starting the contest. A prank by Blocky is shown. 

In Are You Smarter Than a Snowball?, Blocky is safe from elimination with 2 votes. Blocky then decides to use Ice Cube to destroy the fire that Match started, but it doesn't work. He copies the test answers along with Pen, and high-fives Eraser, slapping him away into a hole. Blocky got all 20 points, but he along with Pen was discovered to be cheating, so their scores were set to 0. 

In Sweet Tooth, Blocky is eliminated. Pen says he only killed two people, even though he killed them many times.

In Cycle of Life, a prank by Blocky is shown. He is one of the contestants that can be voted to rejoin, and says that he has an edge, or "twelve edges, to be exact".

In Insectophobe's Nightmare, Blocky rejoins, joining the Squashy Grapes. The Announcer called him "stabable[sic]". Snowball picks Blocky for Leafy's team, which keeps the Squashy Grapes name when the Squashy Grapes split. Because of Snowball tying all the contestants into a ball and being unable to pull them, Blocky's team loses.

In Crybaby!, Blocky was safe from elimination. He melts Ice Cube to get more water in the crying contest. Leafy is angry because of that, but Blocky just says the Ice Cube Recovery Center will recover her. Blocky's team is the middle team.

In Lofty, Blocky does well in the contest, popping the balloons of Firey, Coiny, Snowball, and Rocky. His team wins. However, he was stuck in the sky along with Leafy for the rest of the episode.

In A Leg Up in the Race, Blocky insults Coiny's speech for the Squashy Grapes to vote for him to stay. He gets third place in the contest.

In Don't Lose Your Marbles, Blocky pops Bubble and takes her ball, getting him 8 points. 

In Half a Loaf Is Better Than None, Pen calls for Blocky to help him up after he falls into a pit. Blocky then calls for Firey, but he and many other contestants end up falling down the pit. Blocky jumps over all the hurdles until the one with saw blades, which he gives up on. He gets 25 points. 

In Vomitaco, Blocky guesses that the Announcer is going to show them a dead body, but he is wrong. He chooses the barf bag contest and throws a bowling ball, making the bag leak. Pencil throws barf at him to make him fall off. He gets 37 points. 

In Bowling, Now with Explosions!, Blocky appears in the puppet segment. He sees Pen and Pencil with a pen and pencil stabbed through them and Leafy becoming evil holding a leaf and takes the pen, pencil, and leaf. However, the pen and pencil stab Blocky and the leaf makes him evil. In the contest, Blocky knocks down 7 pins. Leafy subtracts 10 points from him and Pencil subtracts 25. Blocky drains away all of Bubble's points, and takes 56 points from both Leafy and Pencil for subtracting his score. Firey takes 40 points from Blocky because he was mean to Bubble. Blocky, and everyone except Firey, is up for elimination.

In The Reveal, Blocky is eliminated, but says he can't be because he is the "star of the show". He shows a funny doing after he is eliminated, though.

In The Glistening, Blocky fails to rejoin, but he hurts a contestant one last time by kicking Woody.

In Insectophobe's Nightmare 2, Blocky advertises his last prank of the season, and possibly ever.

In Return of the Hang Glider, Blocky is happy when Flower dies, and hates Leafy along with everyone else at the end.


With only 239 votes for him to join the show, Blocky fails to join BFDIA. He is, however, seen briefly in the beginning in Yeah, Who? I Wanna Know, chasing Leafy along with the other contestants. He is later seen with the characters that failed to join BFDIA, being flung to the LOL with them.


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A drawing of Blocky that appeared in the BFDI Fan Art Review video.

Main article: Blocky/Relationships


  1. Don't Lose Your Marbles: Burns to death when he falls on Firey.
  2. Half a Loaf Is Better Than None:
    1. May have died when he falls off a cliff (Debatable).
    2. Walks into a vat of hyrdrochloric acid.
  3. Insectophobe's Nightmare 2: Is eaten by a numerous amount of bugs.


Kills: 164

Character Number of times killed Episodes
Announcer 18+ Insectophobe's Nightmare 2 (17 along with Spongy)
Bomby 1 Lofty (Along with Coiny and Firey)
Bubble 28+ Take the Plunge: Part 2
Barriers and Pitfalls (25 times)
Don't Lose Your Marbles
Firey 23+ Lofty (Along with Bomby and Coiny)
Don't Lose Your Marbles (Along with Leafy and Pencil)
The Reveal (21 times)
Ice Cube 83+ Are You Smarter Than a Snowball? (12 times)
Cycle of Life (65 times, along with Eraser)
Insectophobe's Nightmare (4 times)
Crybaby! (Along with Firey)
Don't Lose Your Marbles (Along with Firey, Leafy, and Pencil)
Match 2 Insectophobe's Nightmare (Along with Ice Cube) (Debatable)
Lofty (Along with Bomby, Coiny, and Firey)
Pen 1 Lofty (Along with Bomby, Coiny, and Firey)
Pencil 3 Insectophobe's Nightmare (Along with Ice Cube) (Debatable)
Lofty (Along with Coiny, Bomby, and Firey)
Don't Lose Your Marbles (Along with Leafy and Remote)
Remote 1 Don't Lose Your Marbles (Along with Leafy and Pencil)
Snowball 1 Don't Lose Your Marbles (Along with Leafy and Pencil)
Tennis Ball 2 Lofty (Along with Firey, Coiny, and Bomby)
Getting Teardrop to Talk
Golf Ball 1 Getting Teardrop to Talk


  • As revealed in episode 3 and Vote Yoylecake, Blocky is composed of wood. The other characters made of wood are Pencil, Match and Woody.
  • Blocky's sideshow Blocky's Funny Doings International is abbreviated as BFDI, which is the same as Battle for Dream Island.
  • Blocky, along with Flower and Spongy, are contestants that were eliminated, rejoined and then eliminated again.
    • Blocky was the first person to rejoin the competition. He was also the first of the rejoined contestants to be eliminated.
    • He is also the only contestant to rejoin before the merge.
  • Blocky was the 2nd contestant on the Squishy Cherries to be eliminated after Spongy, which means he originally got 9th place out of all the contestants in the Squishy Cherries. However, he returned, so he got 5th place out of the original 10 Squishy Cherries.
  • Blocky's placed 22nd and 11th in the whole competition of BFDI.
  • Blocky lasted until episode 4 of BFDI, rejoined in episode 9, and wasn't eliminated again until episode 17, giving him a total of 11 months of competition, not counting the episodes he was eliminated.
  • Blocky, along with Snowball, Flower, and Pin, are considered to be the mean contestants of the bunch.
  • Blocky's total number of votes is 393 counting rejoining votes and elimination votes.
  • Blocky killed the most contestants, especially if one counts his commercials which give him over 160+ kills.
  • Blocky is the only person who was up for the 1st and 3rd rejoining.
  • Blocky, along with Pen, Eraser, Snowball, Woody, and David are the original contestants to not join BFDIA.
  • Blocky is the first male contestant to appear in BFDI. He is also the 7th contestant to appear.
  • Discounting stick figures, Blocky was the first and the last male contestant with all limbs eliminated in BFDI.
  • Blocky was the third and third to last contestant eliminated before the eliminated contestants voted for somebody to be eliminated.
  • An early version of Blocky's idle is seen on Dan's shirt in the animation When Video Games Malfunction by Jacknjellify.
    • This makes Blocky the only Season 1 contestant to appear in a non-BFDI episode, even though only his idle was shown.
  • Blocky used to be called Building Block in early drawings that were mostly unseen.
  • Blocky's elimination percentage is 50%. He was up for elimination 4 times but was safe from elimination only twice.
  • Blocky is one of the five characters to be seen as a puppet, all of them were shown in Bowling, Now with Explosions!
  • It is possible that Blocky is a magician, as shown in Lofty, where he made Rocky's balloon disappear by using the Announcer's magic word.
  • Blocky placed 2nd out of the male contestants with all limbs, excluding stick figures.
  • Blocky is the 1st of the original contestants when sorted in alphabetical order.
  • In the BFDI short Vote Yoylecake, Blocky is revealed to be able to be popped, as demonstrated by Bubble.
    • The short also reinforces the fact that Blocky is made of solid wood.
    • In BFB 2 Blocky seems to actually care for people as when he is talking to Grassy when Grassy says that they need more respect.


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See also

Squishy Cherries
BFDI 12: BubbleEraserMatchPenPencilSnowballRocky

Eliminated: SpongyBlockyWoodyPin
Switched: Firey

Squashy Grapes
BFDI 12: BlockyCoinyFireyLeafySnowballTennis Ball

Switched: RockyTennis BallGolf BallCoinyFireySnowball
Eliminated: FlowerNeedleTeardrop

BFDI Contestants


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