Chuboomba

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Bowser's Inside Story Enemy
Chuboomba
Chuboomba.gif
Location(s) Cavi Cape
Plack Beach
Battled by Anyone
Level 9
HP 50 (75)
POW 26 (65)
DEF 31 (47)
SPEED 7 (11)
Fire Normal
Burn? Normal
Dizzy? Normal
Stat Down? Normal
KO? Normal
Experience 18
Coins 5 (8)
Item Drop Hot Drumstick - 35%
Notice
  • The second set of numbers next to the enemy's HP, POW, DEF, SPEED and Coins are stat increases from the Challenge Medal accessory; a 50% increase for HP, DEF, SPEED and Coins earned, and a 150% increase for POW.

The Chuboomba is an enemy found in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. Their name is a portmanteau of "chubby" and "Goomba". Chuboombas are large Goombas holding lollipops, and are encountered at Cavi Cape and Plack Beach.

Chuboombas are fought by Bowser in the overworld, and are the first (and weakest) normal enemy he encounters. In battle, it attacks by tackling Bowser, which he must counter with a punch. If it wheezes before tackling, it will hesitate before impact, so the player must remain alert. Mario and Luigi can also go to Cavi Cape and/or Plack Beach to fight Chuboombas and their attacks can be countered with hammers. If Bowser uses the vacuum block to inhale a Chuboomba's lollipop, he will recover 30 HP, and the Chuboomba will run away upset, defeating it (though no experience is given).

Despite being very unintelligent, they can dodge Bowser's punches by simply moving in a different direction.

Chuboombas are always the target for the demo of Bowser's Special Attacks. Unless the player gets an "Excellent" during the attack, the Chuboomba will not die and instead run away.

Bowser can use the Vacuum Block to inhale a Blitty from Chuboombas.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クリシンボー
Kurishinbō
"Gluttoomba", portmanteau of kuishinbō, "glutton" and kuribō, Goomba's Japanese name.
Note that both s have same meaning.
Spanish (NOA) Ñamoomba Pun of Ñam (onomatopoeia for yum) and Goomba.
Spanish (NOE) Goombaleta Pun on Goomba and piruleta (lollipop).
French (NOA) Miamoomba Pun on Miam (yum) and Goomba.
French (NOE) Goulumba From goulu (glutton) and Goomba.
German Mampf-Gumba From mampfen (munch) and the German word for Goomba.
Italian Goomba Goloso Greedy Goomba

Trivia[edit]

  • The top screen of Bowser's Special Attack demos/tutorials always show a Chuboomba being defeated by the acquired Special Attack without the lollipop, which is normally impossible, since a Chuboomba without a lollipop usually no longer fights.