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Cheepskipper in New Super Mario Bros.
Species Big Cheep Cheep
First appearance New Super Mario Bros. (2006)
The Cheepskipper in-game

Cheepskipper[1] is a unique purple-and-white Mega Cheep-Cheep with yellow fins and two sharp fangs protruding from its bottom lip. Its sole appearance to date is as the boss of World 3 in New Super Mario Bros. Unlike with typical Cheep-Cheeps in the game, its pectoral fins are short and round instead of wing-like, its dorsal fin is wavy and thin, and its caudal fin has two lobes instead of three.

In its boss fight, Cheepskipper jumps out of the water on the right side of the screen, bounces along the bridge, and exits from the left. While it is out of the water, the player must stomp on it three times. Cheep-Cheeps also leap out of the water during the battle.

Defeating Cheepskipper opens the path to World 5.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ボスプクプク[2]
Bosu Pukupuku
Boss Cheep Cheep
German Mega-Cheep-Cheep Mega Cheep Cheep
Italian Boss Smack Boss Cheep Cheep
Spanish (NOE) Mega Cheep Cheep -


  1. ^ Loe, Casey. New Super Mario Bros. Player's Guide. Page 14.
  2. ^ New Super Mario Bros. Shogakukan book