Mega Goomba

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Mega Goomba
Mega Goomba Battle.PNG
First Appearance New Super Mario Bros. Wii (2009)
Latest Appearance Super Mario Maker (2015)
Parent Species Goomba
This article is about the Mega Goomba species. For information about the boss from New Super Mario Bros., see here.

Mega Goombas are gigantic versions of Goombas in the Mario series. They are often shown to be larger than Big Goombas.


Super Mario series[edit]

New Super Mario Bros. Wii[edit]

Mega Goombas first appear in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Mega Goombas only appear in the World 1 Enemy Course, where two of them appear trying to stop the player from saving the kidnapped Toad. Mega Goombas share the same attack pattern as many of their smaller relatives. When jumped on, they split into two Big Goombas. If Ground Pounded, it splits into four normal Goombas. It takes four fireballs to defeat a Mega Goomba. Mega Goombas cannot be frozen by iceballs from Ice Mario; they will break out instantly after being frozen.

New Super Mario Bros. U[edit]

Mega Goombas, Big Goombas, and normal Goombas in New Super Mario Bros. U.

Mega Goombas reappear in New Super Mario Bros. U. They act the same as in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. When stomped, they still split into two Big Goombas or four normal-sized Goombas, except they now require three fireballs to take out. They are found in Soda Jungle's course Jungle of the Giants with Big Koopa Troopas. They can be defeated by Koopa Shells now. Additionally, they appear in a challenge called Big Goomba Bounce Bash.

Mario Golf: World Tour[edit]

A Mega Goomba appears in Mario Golf: World Tour on Hole 2 of Wiggler Park. Because it appears behind the green, it is unlikely that the player should hit the ball into it. If they manage to do so, it will cause the Mega Goomba to look around wondering what just happened while the player's ball would likely land Out of Bounds.

Mario Party 10[edit]

Mega Goomba being fought in Mario Party 10.

Mega Goomba makes its first Mario Party appearance in Mario Party 10, where it is one of the game's bosses. Its boss minigame, Mega Goomba's Ladder Leap, involves players climbing up to a higher platform and jumping down onto it to deal damage.

Super Mario Maker[edit]

Mega Goombas make a minor appearance in Super Mario Maker. If the player puts a Super Mushroom on an Big Goomba, it will become a Mega Goomba, however it will cough out the Super Mushroom and become a Big Goomba once more, this is because the player cannot make an enemy bigger than they already were.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 巨大クリボー
Kyodai Kuribō
Huge Goomba