Tail Thwomp

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Tail Thwomp
First Appearance Super Mario 3D Land (2011)
Parent Species Thwomp

Tail Thwomp is a Thwomp with a Tanooki tail that appears as an enemy in Super Mario 3D Land. They act very similar to Grindels and Thwimps.

Tail Thwomps can jump about in a wide set area, unlike the regular stationary Thwomps; because of this, Mario has to be very wary of their movement patterns to make sure he is not crushed. When they float about, it is reminiscent of the way Tanooki Mario floats, complete with the accompanying sound effect. Unlike normal Thwomps, They only have a face on one side, due to the tail on their back. Tail Thwomps can be defeated by transforming into Statue Mario and either landing on them or having them land on him, like normal Thwomps. There are only two Tail Thwomps in the entire game and they both appear in World 5-1.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese しっぽドッスン
Shippo Dossun
Tail Thwomp
Spanish (NOA) Thwomp Tanuki Tanooki Thwomp
Spanish (NOE) Roca Picuda Tanuki Tanooki Thwomp