Biokinton

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Biokinton
Biokinton
Artwork from Super Mario Land
First appearance Super Mario Land (1989)

Biokinton,[1] also known as Brokinton,[2] is the fourth boss in Super Mario Land. He is a shy creature who hides behind a cloud, obscuring his body, which has never been seen.[1] Biokinton is in charge of the Chai Kingdom. In battle, Biokinton attacks by throwing Chickens at Mario in the Sky Pop. Biokinton can be defeated after taking twenty hits from missiles,[1] then Mario fights Tatanga in the same arena. Mario is awarded 5000 points for defeating Biokinton. Unlike the previous three bosses, Biokinton does not resemble any lesser enemies, and there is no switch that will automatically destroy him when activated, which also applies to Tatanga, though both explode upon defeat in a similar fashion to the previous bosses.

Biokinton appears in the Super Mario Land manga, depicted as the less threatening boss. After Mario crashes Tatanga and Princess Daisy's wedding, Tatanga then sends out Biokinton, who releases the Chickens onto Mario, but they do nothing to him. Furious, Tatanga takes off with the Pagosu and shoots at Mario, killing Biokinton in the process.

Profiles[edit]

Super Mario Land[edit]

  • Instruction booklet: The boss of the Chai Kingdom. Because of his shyness, he constantly hides inside a cloud. Up to now nobody has ever seen what he looks like. You can defeat him with 20 missiles.[1]
  • 3DS Virtual Console manual: This shy boss of the Chai Kingdom constantly hides inside a cloud. Up to now, no one has ever seen what he looks like. You can defeat him with 20 missiles.

Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

パオキントン (JP) / Biokinton (EN)
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Original text (Japanese) Translation
種族しゅぞく ゴースト族 Tribe Ghost clan
性格せいかく シャイ (内気) Disposition Shy
登場とうじょうゲーム ランド1 Game appearances Land 1
チャイ王国のボスだ

スーパーマリオランドのチャイ王国のボス。はずかしがりやのため、雲の中に隠れて、姿を表さない。本体は攻撃してこないが、中に巣くっているチッキン(P109)が攻撃してくる。[3]

Boss of the Chai Kingdom

The boss of the Chai Kingdom in Super Mario Land. He is shy, so he hides in the clouds and does not show himself. The main body does not attack, but the Chickens (p. 109) that nest inside it do.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パオキントン[4]
Paokinton
Possibly from「包」(bāo, Chinese word meaning "to wrap") + clipping of「筋斗雲」(Kinto'un, a Chinese legendary cloud-like conveyance)

Dutch Biokinton[5]
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French Biokinton[6]
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German Biokinton
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Italian Biokinton[7][8][9]
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Spanish Biokinton
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Nintendo (1989). Super Mario Land English instruction booklet. Nintendo of America (American English). Page 17.
  2. ^ 1991. Nintendo Game Boy Player's Guide. Nintendo of America (American English). Page 5.
  3. ^ 1994. 「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten). Shogakukan (Japanese). Page 150.
  4. ^ Nintendo (1989). スーパーマリオランド (Sūpā Mario Rando) instruction booklet. Nintendo (Japanese). Page 21.
  5. ^ Club Nintendo (Netherlands) Classic. Page 9.
  6. ^ Super Mario Land French instruction booklet. Page 17.
  7. ^ Super Mario Land Italian manual. Page 17.
  8. ^ Super Mario Land (3DS - Virtual Console) Italian e-manual. Page 14.
  9. ^ November 15, 2018. Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia. Magazzini Salani (Italian). ISBN 889367436X. Page 47.