Lightning Bubbles first appear in Bubble Bobble. When popped, they release a small bolt of lightning that travels across the screen. When an enemy is hit by the bolt, they drop a Yellow Diamond. Bub and Bob can also obtain a Lightning Potion on the final level, which allows them to blow Lightning Bubbles.
Lightning Bubbles appear again in Bubble Bobble Part 2. They act the same as they do in Bubble Bobble. Enemies do not drop diamonds when hit in this game.
Lightning Bubbles appear once again in Bubble Bobble Junior. They act identically to their appearance in Bubble Bobble Part 2.
Lightning Bubbles reappear in Bubble Symphony. Lightning Potions also reappear.
Lightning Bubbles appear once again in Bubble Memories. A giant Lightning Bubble can be created by Bub and Bob if they charge up their bubbles after obtaining a Lightning Potion. If popped, the bubble sends out a giant bolt of lightning.
Lightning Bubbles appear once again in Classic Bubble Bobble.
Lightning Bubbles appear in Bubble Bobble Revolution. The bubble itself has a yellow tint in this game.
Lightning Bubbles reappear in Bubble Bobble Double Shot. Bub's representative element is Lightning, and can blow Lightning Bubbles after receiving an Elemental Potion.
Lightning Bubbles appear yet again in Bubble Bobble Plus!
Lightning Bubbles are a special bubble in Bust-A-Move Universe. When used, they shoot out a stream of lightning that decimates an area of bubbles.