Chikunto

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Chikunto
SML2 Artwork - Chikunto.png
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)
Parent species Ant

Chikunto[1] are a type of Ant capable of protruding spikes from their bodies, appearing in the Macro Zone of Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. If Mario jumps on them when their spikes are out, he will take damage.

SpikedAnt SML2.png

Usually, they will walk with their spikes retracted, and then stop to stick out their spikes as Mario approaches. Mario must wait before they retract their spikes again before he can jump on them. They are defenseless to a fireball, regardless of whether or not their spikes are protruding.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese チクント[2]
Chikunto
From chiku, "prickly," and "ant"

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia, page 75
  2. ^ http://www.nintendo.co.jp/n02/dmg/l6j/enemy/index.html