Spiked Fun Guy

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This article is about the species traditionally known as Spiked Fun Guys. For information about the enemy species incorrectly given the name Spiked Fun Guy in Yoshi Touch & Go, see Tap-Tap.
Spiked Fun Guy
A Spiked Fun Guy.
First Appearance Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)
Latest Appearance Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (2002)
A Yoshi's Story Spiked Fun Guy.

Spiked Fun Guy is a type of Pokey which is a Tap-Tap lookalike. They inhabit the jungle levels of World 3 and castles in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island and its remake Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 and infest the Torrential Maze and Jelly Pipe in Yoshi's Story. Unlike Tap-Taps, Spiked Fun Guys can be eaten and made into eggs. In Yoshi's Story, Spiked Fun Guys are purple; in Yoshi's Island, they're green (resembling cacti), and sometimes appear in pots, as Potted Spiked Fun Guys. They also can be taken out by eggs.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese トゲころがりくん
Toge Korogari-Kun
From 「棘」 toge, meaning a spike or thorn, and 「転がる」 Korogaru, meaning "to tumble".
German Boden Wump From "Boden" (ground) and probably "Wummp", the German name of the Thwomps.