Crook

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Not to be confused with Krook.
Super Mario RPG Enemy
Crook
CROOK.png
Location(s) Rose Way, Coal Mines
HP 38
Attack 38
Magic Attack 32
Defense 35
Magic Defense 12
Speed 22
Moves None
Items Honey Syrup
Coins 10
              Misc. stats
FP 100
Evade 40%
Magic Evade 40%
Strong None
Weak None
Exp. points 10
Bonus Flower ONCE AGAIN!
Yoshi Cookie Mid Mushroom
Psychopath
"You can't run away! Ha!"

“Sob, sob...Just you wait, we'll get you for this. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday...”
Crook, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Crooks are hooded enemies encountered in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. They are related to another thief enemy called Sackits. Mario and Mallow first encounter Crooks while traveling through Rose Way. When a Crook spots Mario in the area, the Crook attempts to run into Mario and his partner, initiating a battle. Though Crooks have powerful attacks (punching and throwing daggers), their defense and HP are low, with a powerful timed hit being able to take them out. They don't have any weaknesses or resistances, so all types of magic do the same damage. Crooks are often found in groups aiding other monsters in battle. Occasionally, Crooks will run away from battle.

Croco the thief also has three Crook accomplices (who are referred to as "flunkies") whom Mario and company can fight in the Coal Mines. If these Crooks are defeated in battle, they leave a Flower Tab. One of these Crooks can also be seen in the end of the game during the parade.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パチール
Pachīru
Possibly from 「パチパチ」 pachipachi, a sudden sharp sound.