Big Magikoopa

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This article is about The larger Magikoopa throughout the Mario series. For the boss in Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, see Giant Magikoopa.
Big Magikoopa
A Magikoopa during the second phase of its fight from Yoshi's Safari
First appearance Yoshi's Safari (1993)
Latest appearance Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (2022)
Variant of Magikoopa
Notable members
Giant Kamek

Big Magikoopas are enlarged versions of Magikoopas that first appear in Yoshi's Safari.


Yoshi's Safari[edit]

The Big Magikoopa in Yoshi's Safari

In Yoshi's Safari, an unnamed Big Magikoopa appears as the second phase of the Magikoopa boss fight in Cornice Cave.

Super Princess Peach[edit]

Giant Kamek, a Magikoopa enlarged by magic, appears as the boss of Giddy Sky in Super Princess Peach.

Super Mario Maker / Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS / Super Mario Maker 2[edit]

Big Magikoopas appear again in Super Mario Maker, its 3DS port, and its Nintendo Switch sequel, as Magikoopas that can be enlarged with Super Mushrooms. They act the same as Magikoopas, only bigger and in the Super Mario 3D World style, take two hits to defeat.

Mario Sports Superstars[edit]

Big Magikoopa appearing in Road to Superstar mode of Mario Sports Superstars
The Big Magikoopa boss in Mario Sports Superstars

A Big Magikoopa can appear as a boss in the Road to Superstar mode in Mario Sports Superstars. It attacks by firing magic blasts at the amiibo cards and teleports around. When its health is depleted halfway, it can summon Bullet Bills to attack the amiibo cards, as well as summoning Shy Guys. The game also introduces a color variation called Big Yellow Magikoopa.

Mario Tennis Aces[edit]

In Kamek's Special Shot in Mario Tennis Aces, he temporarily uses magic to enlarge himself, becoming a Big Magikoopa.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 巨大カメック
Kyodai Kamekku
カメック・ダーク (Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope)
Kamekku Dāku
Big Magikoopa

Dark Magikoopa
Italian Kamek gigante Giant Kamek; same as Giant Kamek
Spanish Kamek gigante Giant Kamek