Spiky Parabuzzy

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Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Enemy
Spiky Parabuzzy
Spiky Parabuzzy PM2.png
Max HP 5
Attack 3
Defense 4
Location(s) Riverside Station, Pit of 100 Trials (Levels 41-49)
Log A Buzzy with wings and a spike. It flies, so a hammer won't reach. It's hard to find attacks that work.
Items Power Punch, Slow Shroom, Mr. Softener, Earth Quake
Moves Shell Shot (3)
Tattle
That's a Spiky Parabuzzy. It's a Buzzy with a spike and wings. Max HP is 5, Attack is 3, and Defense is 4. Hey! The same stats as a normal Buzzy! Fire and explosions don't work on Buzzies, in case you've forgotten. ...And this one flies in the air AND has a spike. What a total pain. So...you'd better use an item or a special move.
Bestiary
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A Spiky Parabuzzy, a.k.a. S. Parabuzzy, is a Parabuzzy and Spike Top hybrid. These creatures were first seen in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. They are mainly seen in the underground rooms in Riverside Station, and the Pit of 100 Trials at around floors 41-49. Since they have both wings and a spiked shell, they are tricky enemies. Mario needs a Spike Shield or a Hammer Throw badge to attack them safely. Spiky Parabuzzies lose their wings when stomped, causing them to become regular Spike Tops.

Super Paper Mario Enemy
Spiky Parabuzzy
21. Spiky Parabuzzy Card.PNG
Max HP 1
Attack 2
Defense 3
Location(s) The Overthere (Overthere Stair (7-3)), Castle Bleck
Card Type Common
Card Description
Not so cute anymore, is it? Wings! Spikes! Come on! You can't stomp it AND it's hard to hammer. Brutal.
Tattle
That's a Spiky Parabuzzy. As you can see, this Buzzy has wings and a spike... Max HP is 1, Attack is 2, and Defense is 3. Even flames won't scorch its hard shell... With the spike and wings and hard shell, I just don't know how to get rid of it... It's a pain to deal with, but still quite adorable...
List of Catch Cards
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In Super Paper Mario, they also appear in several locations such as the Overthere Stair and Castle Bleck. They often fly up and down, trying to block Mario's path near a pit.

Names in Other Languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パタトゲメット
Pata Togemetto
From the Japanese names of Koopa Paratroopa, Patapata (an onomatopoeia for a flapping sound), and Spike Top, Togemetto, which in turn comes from Spiny's name, Togezō (from 「棘」 toge, "thorn") and Buzzy Beetle's name, Metto (from the English "helmet").
French Para Picos Pun on picot (needle, spike)
German Para-Pickelkäfer Para + Pickel ("pick") + Käfer ("beetle")