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Chuckoroks are a species of round, rock-like monsters seen only in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.

Mario and Luigi encounter Chuckoroks during their return to Chucklehuck Woods in search of the Beanstar pieces. Entering a small area inhabited solely by the Winkles, they are eventually forced to enter Winkle Colosseum to receive the Beanstar piece. They play the Chuckola Bounce minigame in the Colosseum, which pits them against the Chuckoroks.

Chuckoroks move in tandem around the arena in a circular motion, and spit Chuckola Rocks at Mario and Luigi; these rocks stun the brothers on contact. Hitting the Chuckola Rocks with the Chuckola Board turns them blue and sends them back towards the Chuckoroks. If a Chuckola Rock hits a Chuckorok, it is defeated, and one point is added to the brothers' score. If a brother touches a Barrier Mushroom, a Chuckola Rock that hits him will automatically defeat the Chuckorok that sent it.

Chuckoroks that are defeated will be replaced after a while. After defeating a certain number of Chuckoroks, they will begin to be replaced by smaller ones that are harder to hit.

A Chuckorok from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions.
A Chuckorok in the remake

Chuckoroks reappear in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions with an identical purpose. However, the 'X's on top of their heads are replaced by a giant swirl. Their eyes are completely black, but turn red when they spit Chuckola Rocks or Barrier Mushrooms.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ゲラロック
From「ゲラゲラ」(geragera, an onomatopoeia for derisive laughter) and「オクタロック」(Okutarokku, Octorok)

Italian Roccia Ghigno
Grin/Chuckle Rock
Korean 깔깔바위
Kkalkkal Bawi
From "깔깔" (kkal-kkal, Korean onomatopoeia for laughing) and "바위" (bawi, rock)