Boomerang Mario

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Boomerang Mario
Boomerang Mario Artwork - Super Mario 3D World.png
Used on Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad, Rosalina
Item Needed Boomerang Flower
Power(s) Given Throw boomerangs
Pick up items/defeat enemies from a distance
First Appearance Super Mario 3D Land (2011)
Latest Appearance Super Mario 3D World (2013)

Boomerang Mario is a transformation introduced in the Nintendo 3DS title Super Mario 3D Land, and returns in the Wii U title Super Mario 3D World. It is based on the Boomerang Bro, making it similar to Hammer Mario, which is based on the Hammer Bro. Mario becomes Boomerang Mario after obtaining a Boomerang Flower. With the Boomerang suit, Mario can throw one boomerang at a time to defeat enemies, destroy projectiles, and collect items from a distance[1]. Mario can also jump and move away from it to dodge the boomerang and allow it to move back and forth continuously before collecting it. If a Boomerang is destroyed in any way while one is being tossed, Mario must wait a moment before he can toss another (a brief glimmer of light signifies that he can toss another boomerang). Unlike the Hammer Suit, Boomerang Mario can only defeat enemies Fire Mario can defeat (as well as Bullet Bills and Banzai Bills).

The Boomerang Flower makes a return in Super Mario 3D World, where it behaves the same as in the previous game, though with a few minor differences. In addition to the boomerang having larger range, both it and the armor is now colored depending on the character using the power-up (red for Mario, green for Luigi, pink for Peach, blue for Toad, and cyan for Rosalina; Mario is still seen with the usual blue armor).

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Trophy information[edit]

Name Image Description
Boomerang Mario If you know how the Boomerang Bros. like to fight, they really aren't that tough. But if Mario BECOMES a Boomerang Bro–Boomerang Mario–what then? Will his opponents be stunned by his new moves? At the least, throwing a boomerang makes things more fun!


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ブーメランマリオ
Boomerang Mario
Italian Mario Boomerang Boomerang Mario
Portuguese Mario Bumerangue Boomerang Mario



  1. ^ Daan Koopman (19 October 2011) Super Mario 3D Land. Nintendo World Report. Retrieved 2 November 2011.