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A Beehoss is a walking honeycomb enemy that appears in the Mario & Luigi series. Its name is derived from "bee house," as seen by the Japanese name.


Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story / Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey[edit]

Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey Enemy
Location(s): Blubble Lake
Level: 14
HP: 158
POW: 165
DEF: 100
Experience: 150
Coins: 40
Item Drop: Cheese - 50%
Super Cheese - 30%
Fire: Critical
Jump: Normal
Hammer: Normal
Battled by: Anyone
Burn: 2x
Dizzy: 1x
Stat Down: 1x
Speed down: 1x
Bowser's Inside Story Enemy
Location(s) Blubble Lake
Battled by Anyone
Level 24
HP 200 (300)
POW 120 (300)
DEF 90 (135)
SPEED 85 (128)
Fire Normal
Burn? Double
Dizzy? Normal
Stat Down? Normal
KO? Normal
Experience 150
Coins 40 (60)
Item Drop Syrup Jar - 20%
Supersyrup Jar - 20%
  • The second set of numbers next to the enemy's HP, POW, DEF, SPEED and Coins are stat increases from the Challenge Medal accessory; a 50% increase for HP, DEF, SPEED and Coins earned, and a 150% increase for POW.
A Beehoss and its Bees

Beehosses appear on land at Blubble Lake during the events of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. They can give each other honey to recover their health and the health of allies. Bowser is capable of inhaling up to two of their honeycombs at once which restores 40 HP each. One Beehoss at Blubble Lake will also have a Blitty.

Beehosses can typically unleash bees at Bowser to attack, and Bowser can hide in his shell to avoid them. However, if he goes in too early, the bee will notice and stop until Bowser comes back out. If the bee hits Bowser's shell and gets knocked out of the battle, Bowser can quickly punch the bee towards the Beehoss responsible for unleashing the bee. Mario and Luigi also fight Beehosses when they're able to get out of Bowser's body. They act nearly the same way they do with Bowser, except the bees tilt their stingers to the brother they're going to attack and slowly fly towards them, while Mario and Luigi have to jump over them. Beehosses have high HP so using attacks that involve fire are recommended. They are incredibly powerful, and can do a lot of damage if the Mario Bros. fail to time their attacks. Additionally, Bowser can still suck in their pollen, however, Mario and Luigi cannot.

In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey, they no longer spit honey at Mario and Luigi in the overworld, and take critical damage from Bowser's Flame and the Mario Bros.' Fire Flower. Additionally, they are found as enemies in the Bowser Jr.'s Journey mode. Beehosses are ranged troopers, and are weak against fire attacks, such attacks from Fire Bros. and Fire Stalking Piranha Plants.

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team[edit]

Dream Team Enemy
Location(s) Somnom Woods
Level 26
HP 178
Power 176
Defense 157
Speed 70
Weakness Fire
Experience 280 (336)
Coins 60 (100%)
Item Drop Ultrasyrup Jar (3%)
None (0%)
No Hitter 46
World Real

Beehosses return as enemies in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, now with spikes on their head while having three legs instead of two, their eyes are placed on the hive part of the head rather than on the top, are red and angry, and their head has a darker color, with a slightly different shape shape. In the field, they unleash a bee upon sighting Mario and Luigi, which chases them, stopping after going a certain distance away from the Beehoss who let it out. If the bee is touched, a battle with the Beehoss who let it out will start. The bee will disappear after a period of time.

In battle, they attack using a default group of nine bees, somewhat similar to their behavior in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. If a Beehoss runs out of bees due to them all being defeated, the Beehoss will run away. As Beehosses, unlike the previous game, count as spiked enemies this time around, they thus cannot be jumped on. Beehosses are weak to fire and thus take critical damage against Luigi's Fire Flower Bros. Attack.

After being attacked while it has bees in its hive, it will send them out towards the attacker, sometimes the group coming at Mario or Luigi at a harder to jump over upward angle that hits them if they just idle. If a Beehoss has no bees in its hive due to them not coming back after attacking, it may take a turn to have the bees return to its hive.

A Beehoss may attack by sending out a swarm at Mario or Luigi, which must be jumped over. If any bee is counter-attacked and defeated, the remaining bees will come back and attack the Bro. who counter-attacked the bee(s), which cannot be avoided. The bees will then either head into the background, forming an M or L formation several times. The fewer bees there are remaining, the less obvious the targeted Bro. is. The bees will fly back down into the midst of battle from the top-right corner, which must be avoided by jumping over them with perfect timing.

Beehosses can also send out two groups of bees at once, one in line with Mario, and one in line with Luigi (though in the case there is only one bee left, only one Bro. is targeted). The group with more bees in it will attack first, and shortly after, the other one will follow. If either Mario Bro touches a bee, it may cause POW-Down.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ビーハウス
Bee House
Spanish (NOA) Zumbarbol Pun of Zumbar (The bee's noises Spanish name) and Árbol (tree).
Spanish (NOE) Abejotello (Bowser's Inside Story)
Colmenrama (Dream Team Bros.)
From abeja, which means bee
From colmena (beehive) and rama (branch)
French (NOA) Bizzarbre From bizarre and arbre (tree).
French (NOE) Mobiruche (Bowser's Inside Story)
Horruche (Dream Team Bros.)
From on mobile (movable) and ruche (hive).
From horreur (horror) and ruche (hive).
German Wabling from "Wabe" which means comb and the suffix -ling
Italian Alvemostro A combination of alveare, that means "beehive" and mostro, that means "monster".
Russian Улейман
From Улей (Hive)