Batto Shuruken

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The title of this article is official, but it comes from a non-English source. If an official name from an English source is found that is not from the English Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia, the article should be moved to its appropriate title.

Artwork from the Japanese guide
Sprite of a Batto Shuruken

Batto Shuruken[1] are Mask Gate-like structures inside Syrup Castle in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. They sit perfectly still, and fire Kōmori Missiles, similar to how Bowser Statues shoot fire.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バットしゅるけん
Batto Shuruken
「バット」comes from the English word "bat", in reference to their bat-like projectiles, and「しゅるけん」is possibly from the German word "schurken", a plural form of "schurke", meaning "villain" or "scoundrel"


  1. ^ Mario character guide, page 159