Bee (Wario Land II)

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A bee that has stung Wario

Bees[1][2][3] are enemies in Wario Land II that appear as oversized bees. They usually fly above the ground and move down when they notice Wario in order to sting him. A sting causes Wario to become Puffy Wario. Bees can be defeated by one of Wario's attacks, but they cannot be stunned and grabbed like most enemies. A giant bee also appears as a boss in the game. Bees are unable to sting Wario while he is crouching at the ground (jumping while crouching will negate this advantage however).

Their counterparts in Wario Land 3 and Wario Land 4 are Pneumos and Beezleys, respectively. They all have the same basic attack pattern, and the latter even uses a similar sprite.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese プクバチ[4]
Bubble Bee


  1. ^ Official American Wario Land II website (Internet Archive)
  2. ^ Nintendo Power Volume 106, page 68. "Hop on the giant bee’s head then prepare for the wee bees that pop out of the two honeycombs. Hit the small bees from the side or top, but don’t let them sting Wario’s head."
  3. ^ E-mail response from Nintendo of America
  4. ^ Wario Land 2: Nusumareta Zaihō Shogakukan guide, page 72.