Cloud Drop

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Not to be confused with Gusty.
Cloud Drop
First appearance Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)
Latest appearance Yoshi's New Island (2014)
Lava Drop

Cloud Drops[1], also referred to as Gusties[2], are cloud monsters that fly in a short line vertically or horizontally in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, Yoshi Touch & Go, Yoshi's Island DS, and Yoshi's New Island. They appear in packs and in areas where Yoshi can turn into a Helicopter. The move quickly, but they can be defeated with a hit on the head.

In Yoshi's Woolly World, enemies resembling Cloud Drops, known as Wiks, appear.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese おたま[3][4]
Likely comes from otama jakushi, which can mean either tadpole or musical note.


  1. ^ Miller, Kent, and Terry Munson. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Player's Guide. Page 126.
  2. ^ Yoshi Touch & Go instruction booklet, page 26.
  3. ^ 「スーパーマリオヨッシーアイランド任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Super Mario: Yossy Island Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 5.
  4. ^ 「スーパーマリオアドバンス3任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Super Mario Advance 3 Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 14.