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This article is about the enemy from Wario Land II. For Kirby's Final Smash in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, see Kirby § Cook Kirby.
A Cook with its cake from Wario Land II
“This cake-chucking meanie isn't stingy with food!”
Wario, Wario Land II

Cooks[1] are enemies featured in Wario Land II. They are small, pink moles in chef's attire that induce the Fat Wario status.

They walk around certain levels (usually indoors) carrying pieces of cake on long forks. If Wario treads too near to a Cook, it will toss its cake and run away. If Wario touches the cake, he will immediately eat it and become Fat Wario, which can be either a hindrance or a necessity for completing the level, depending on the situation.

A very similar species of enemies known as Doughnuteers appeared in Wario Land 3. They behave identical, but look different, wearing pants in favor of toques and appearing overall grouchier. Another difference is that they throw doughnuts rather than cake. They shared their status as a source of the Fat Wario form with Applebies in Wario Land 3, and both enemies were replaced by Ringosukii in Wario Land 4.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese コック[2][3]
Spanish Cocinero Cook
French Biscuit -
Dutch Ollie Diminutive of the male name Oliver
German Cook Cook


  1. ^ Wario Land II instruction booklet, page 16.
  2. ^ Official Wario Land 2: Nusumareta Zaihō website
  3. ^ Character cameo as Problem G in Picross NP Vol.7