Wonder Thwack

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Partners in Time Enemy
Wonder Thwack
Wonder-Thwack.gif
A glowing Wonder Thwack.
Location(s) Star Shrine
HP 56
Power 95 (120)
Defense 114
Speed 50
Experience 30
Coins 4
Related Thwack, Thwack Totem
Notice Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese and European versions of the game if they differ from the original American stats.[1]

The Wonder Thwack is the most powerful variety of Thwack. They are found at the Star Shrine in Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. Like regular Thwacks, they come in two colors: red and blue.

In battle, Wonder Thwacks use the same attacks as regular Thwacks, but they move faster. Even though they are more powerful than normal Thwacks, Wonder Thwacks still have the same amount of HP. Before each attack, a Wonder Thwack twirls and either remains the same color or switches to a different color. If red, it attacks Mario; if blue, it attacks Luigi. After twirling, the Wonder Thwack attempts to crush the appropriate Mario brother. However, since they fly higher than normal Thwacks, the Baby Mario Bros. must wait until the Wonder Thwack drops within range before countering with their Hammers.

Wonder Thwacks can also fly low and ram into a Mario brother. The bros. can dodge or counter this attack by jumping. Additionally, as with their weaker counterparts, they can summon more of their kind to join the battle. Wonder Thwacks can also turn yellow after twirling and attempt a final resort attack. After turning yellow, they split into two yellow boulders. Each boulder rolls towards a Mario brother. Mario and Luigi can dodge this attack by jumping. Red Wonder Thwacks are resilient to Bro Flowers and Mix Flowers, while blue ones are resilient to Ice Flowers. Each color receives more damage from items that its counterpart is strong against.

Unlike the Thwacks, the Wonder Thwacks do not group to form a Thwack Totem.

Names in other Languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ワンダーブロック Wonder Block
Spanish Bloque misterio Mistery block
French Super Thwack -

References[edit]

  1. ^ TMK Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Enemy Guide. Some stats were changed from the original American version of the game to the Japanese and European versions.