Porcupuffer (boss)

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This article is about the spiked fish from Mario Pinball Land. For information about the spiked fish from Super Mario World, see Porcupuffer. For information about the enemy from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, see Puffer-Cheep.
Porcupuffer (boss)
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Mario fighting Porcupuffer.
Full Name Porcupuffer
Species Cheep Cheep
First Appearance Mario Pinball Land (2004)
Mario fighting off some Porcupuffers.

The Porcupuffer[1] is one of the bosses in Mario Pinball Land. It is found inside a shipwreck in the Frosty Frontier Stage. When hit by Bob-ombs, it will inflate, leaving it vulnerable to Mario's pinball form. It will mainly swim around its lair calmly, but after enough time has passed, it will extend the spikes on its body and home in on Mario directly to knock him around the room. Every time it takes a hit, it will summon two smaller versions of itself to help it attack (or a single new one if one has already been defeated). These foes can be destroyed by flicking a single Bob-omb at them with the pinball flippers.


  1. ^ Nintendo Power issue 185 (November 2004), p. 117