Dark Koopa

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This article is about the enemy from Paper Mario and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. For information about the enemy from Super Paper Mario with the same name, see here.
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Enemy
Dark Koopa
Purple Koopa troopa.png
Max HP 8
Attack 4
Defense 2
Location(s) Pit of 100 Trials (Levels 31, 36)
Log A Koopa Troopa that prefers dark places. It has a very hard shell but you can flip it by jumping on it.
Items Courage Shell, Mr. Softener, Happy Heart
Moves Shell Toss (4), Flail (N/A), Get Up (Stops Being flipped)
That's a Dark Koopa. It lives in dark places that the light never reaches. It's a bit tougher than a regular Koopa, so you won't be able to beat it easily. But it DOES have the same weakness as a regular Koopa. Flip it over and it's helpless. Why do you think it needs sunglasses down here, anyway? What's the point?
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Dark Koopas are purple-shelled Koopas that live in dark places underground. They are found in Toad Town Tunnels in Paper Mario, where they sometimes grin and start to spin around when they attack, making their opponents dizzy. Dark Koopas are also found in the Pit of 100 Trials in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, but in this game, they do not cause dizziness. Instead, they are merely stronger than regular Koopa Troopas and slightly stronger than they were in Paper Mario. They are found in floors 31-39.

Additional stats[edit]

Paper Mario Enemy
Dark Koopa
Max HP 8
Attack 3
Defense 2
Location(s) Toad Town Tunnels

Items POW Block
Moves Shell Toss (3), Dizzy Shell (Dizzy), Get Up (Stops Being flipped)
This is a Dark Koopa. Dark Koopas are Koopa Troopas who live in the Toad Town Tunnels. They're known for causing dizziness. Be extra careful when you see 'em grin, because that means they're getting ready to do their dizzy attack. Their defense power is 0 when they're turned over, so you should use Jump attacks.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヤミノコノコ
Yami Nokonoko
Dark Koopa Troopa (from 「闇」 yami, meaning darkness or gloom).
French Dark Koopa -
German Fies Koopa Mean Koopa
Portuguese Anti Koopa -