Metroid Dread features a very big map that players will have to explore almost fully to reach the final boss and escape from Planet ZDR, and to do, you will have to complete a variety of navigational puzzles that often involve destroying special types of blocks.
Here are all of the blocks found in Metroid Dread and how to destroy them.
All Block Types and How to Destroy Them in Metroid Dread
There are 9 different block types in Metroid Dread, and they are all destroyed using a specific type of weapon or special ability, with the exception of Pitfall Blocks, which can be destroyed even by just stepping on them.
|Blocks||Description||How to Destroy|
|Beam Block||Block with a glowing circle||Any attack|
|Missile Block||Block with a missile in the center||Any Missile attack|
|Bomb Block||Block with a Morph Ball symbol||Any Bomb attack|
|Pitfall Block||Block with a cracked circle||Step on it, or any attack|
|Black Block||Regular black block||Any attack|
|Speed Booster Block||Orange block with an arrow on it||Speed Booster ability|
|Screw Attack Block||Block with a thunder on it||Screw Attack|
|Grapple Beam Block||Block with a glowing triangle||Grapple Beam|
|Wide Beam Box||Huge box with three lines||Wide Beam|