Big Whomp

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Big Whomp
Big Whomp NSMB2 Prima.jpg
First appearance New Super Mario Bros. (2006)
Latest appearance Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition (2015)
Parent species Whomp

Big Whomps[1] are a larger sized species Whomps. They are rather rare types of Whomps, having only two appearances. They are similar to Big Thwomps, as they can also break through Brick Blocks.


Super Mario series[edit]

New Super Mario Bros.[edit]

One Big Whomp makes an appearance in New Super Mario Bros., where it resides in World 3-Castle NSMB.png. It can be defeated through use of a Ground Pound. It behaves in the same way as normal Whomps, only it can walk around freely instead of staying stationary in the background and falling on Mario or Luigi.

New Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

A Big Whomp in New Super Mario Bros. 2

Big Whomps reappear in New Super Mario Bros. 2. They appear in World MushroomMushroomicon.png-NSMB2-Castle Course Icon.png and World StarStaricon.png-3. Like the other games Big Whomps can only be defeated with a Ground Pound, Big Whomps are again able to walk around, but they can also be seen in the background. Once a Big Whomp in the background falls, there can be Coins, Roulette Blocks or even a Red Ring behind them.

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition[edit]

Big Whomps reappear in Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition as enemies and allies to Mario. They can also be created from regular Whomps.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese でかバッタン[2]
Big Whomp


  1. ^ von Esmarch, Nick. 2012. New Super Mario Bros. 2 Prima Official Game Guide. Page 31.
  2. ^ Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition - All Playable Characters