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Artwork from the Japanese strategy guide

Bōtsu is a ball of flame found in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. They act similar to Lava Bubbles, and are completely invulnerable.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ボウッ[1][2]
From 「ボーボー」 bōbō, the Japanese onomatopoeia for crackling fire; is spelled with a 「ッ」 sokuon, which elongates the following consonant, instead of a 「ツ」 tsu.


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