Red Yoshi

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Red Yoshi
A Red Yoshi.
First Appearance Super Mario World (1990)
Latest Appearance Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014)

Red Yoshis are a variety of Yoshi. In Super Mario World, when it eats any shell, it gains the ability to spit Yoshi's Fireballs plus the shell power. They can be found in Star World 4.


Super Mario series[edit]

Super Mario World[edit]

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In Super Mario World, a Red Yoshi has the ability to shoot fireballs no matter what color Koopa Shell is in its mouth. Blue and yellow shells still retain their normal effects until the fireballs are shot. The first Red Yoshi can be found as a Baby Yoshi in either Star World 1 or Star World 4.

A Red Yoshi in this game has red skin, but orange gloves, brown shoes and a brown saddle.

In the Game Boy Advance remake Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World, once a Red Yoshi has been found in the Star World, it possible to find them in lieu of Green Yoshi if Fire Mario hits a ? Block containing a Yoshi Egg.

Super Mario 64 DS[edit]

In Super Mario 64 DS, player 2 in VS. mode can play as a Red Yoshi. In this game, it has a light red color.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii[edit]

The Red Yoshi was going to appear in New Super Mario Bros. Wii, but it was replaced by a Pink Yoshi.

Yoshi series[edit]

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island / Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3[edit]

In Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Red Yoshi looks about the same as it did in Super Mario World, but with orange shoes and an orange saddle. However in the Game Boy Advance port, Red Yoshi wears teal-colored shoes.

Yoshi's Story[edit]

A Red Yoshi holding an umbrella.

From Yoshi's Story and on, Red Yoshi has blue shoes and a red saddle.


Yoshi's Woolly World[edit]

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Red Yoshi will be a playable character in the 2-player co-op mode of Yoshi's Woolly World.[1]

Super Mario World: Mario & Yoshi's Adventure Land[edit]

A Red Yoshi was one of the main characters in Super Mario World: Mario & Yoshi's Adventure Land in which he aids Mario, Luigi, and Yoshi to save Princess Peach and Dinosaur Land.

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

The Red Yoshi has also made an appearance in the Super Smash Bros. games as an alternative color scheme for Yoshi. Oddly, in Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee, it appeared with a bright red skin tone and purple shoes. In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, though, it appears with its normal coloration.

Paper Mario series[edit]

A Red Yoshi appears in the Yoshi's Village in Paper Mario, and red is one of the colours that the baby Yoshi can be in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.

Mario Tennis series[edit]

Mario Power Tennis[edit]

In Mario Power Tennis, Yoshi can change colors every time he performs a Rolling Egg Return, provided the player has completed the Flower Cup with any character. One of the colors that Yoshi can turn is red.

Mario Tennis Open[edit]

Red Yoshi in Mario Tennis Open.

Red Yoshi appears in Mario Tennis Open as a downloadable QR code character. He is a technique type character.

Mario Hoops 3-on-3[edit]

One appears as an alternate color of Yoshi in Mario Hoops 3-on-3, unlocked by achieving a silver trophy in the Flower Tourney, Hard Mode. The player must hold the D-pad +Control Pad up or down, X Button, or B Button while putting normal Yoshi in the hoop during character selection.

Mario Super Sluggers[edit]

In Mario Super Sluggers, the Red Yoshi is a team player. Among all the playable Yoshis though, it has the weakest fielding abilities.

Mario Sports Mix[edit]

Red Yoshi also makes an appearance in Mario Sports Mix, as a non-playable character. It appears in the Dodgeball game, where it assists the red team on the sidelines.

Fortune Street[edit]

Two Red Yoshis make cameo appearances on the Yoshi's Island board.

Mario Kart series[edit]

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX[edit]

In Mario Kart Arcade GP DX, Red Yoshi appears as a downloadable alternate color scheme for Yoshi.

Mario Kart 8[edit]

In Mario Kart 8, Red Yoshi appears as an alternate skin for Yoshi. It is available though purchasing or preordering both "The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8" and "Animal Crossing: New Leaf X Mario Kart 8" DLC packs. He's also the staff ghost of GCN Yoshi Circuit.

Official profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario Super Sluggers[edit]

Name Bio Ability Bat Glove Stats
Red Yoshi A speedy Yoshi with all-around skills. Tongue Catch Left Right Pitch 3/10
Bat 4/10
Field 4/10
Run 8/10

Mario Tennis Open[edit]

Character Type: Technique

Site Bio: N/A

List of game appearances[edit]


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese レッドヨッシー
Reddo Yosshī
Red Yoshi
Spanish Yoshi Rojo Red Yoshi
French Yoshi rouge Red Yoshi
Portuguese Yoshi Vermelho Red Yoshi


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