Junior Shrooboid

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Partners in Time Enemy
Junior Shrooboid
Shrooboid Idle.gif
Location(s) Princess Peach's Castle
HP 13
Power 16
Defense 20
Speed 15
Experience 6
Coins 0
Related Shrooboid Brat, Elder Shrooboid

The Junior Shrooboid is a green Shroob who appeared in Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. During the events of the game, this strange creature used Professor E. Gadd's time machine to travel from the past to the present. Eventually, Junior Shrooboid winds up in Princess Peach's throne room. Mario immediately confronts the alien (while Luigi runs away scared). In battle, the Junior Shrooboid has 13 HP and attacks by spinning into an opponent. Mario can Jump over this attack and stomp on the Junior Shrooboid in the process. After the battle, Professor E. Gadd places the Junior Shrooboid in a fluid tube, keeping the alien alive for study. E. Gadd discovers that the Junior Shrooboid reacts strongly to the presence of the Cobalt Star shards. The professor hypothesizes that the Cobalt Star could be used to defeat the Shroobs, and commands Mario and Luigi to recover the remaining star shards. Unfortunately for the heroes, the Junior Shrooboid reacted so strongly not because the Cobalt Star could defeat the Shroobs, but because the Junior Shrooboid was aware that Elder Princess Shroob was imprisoned inside the artifact itself.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ゲドンコモンスターG
Gedonko Monsutā G
Gedonko is the word for "Shroob". The G stands for "green".
Spanish Shrooboid Verde Green Shrooboid
German Junior Shrooboid Literal Translation
Italian Shrooboide Jr. Literal Translation

Trivia[edit]

  • In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story, while Mario and Luigi battle the Shroobs, eight Junior Shrooboids can be seen frozen in blocks of ice. Outside of the battle, one Junior Shrooboid is the only frozen Shroob that can be seen.
  • Junior Shrooboid is one of the two bosses fought in the present Mushroom Kingdom. The other is Shrowser.
  • Junior Shrooboid's coloration and its age to the Elder Shrooboid are analogous to Luigi is to Mario.