Crazy Wario

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Crazy Wario
Crazy Wario from Wario Land II
Artwork from Wario Land II
Applies to Wario
Item needed Penguin, Bird
Power(s) given Moves uncontrollably, can attack by belching (Wario Land II only)
First appearance Wario Land II (1998)
Latest appearance Wario Land 3 (2000)
“Watch out for these penguin-looking guys who throw balls at me. If I get hit, I act really strange.”
Wario, Wario Land II

Crazy Wario[1] is one of Wario's reactions in the Wario Land series of games. When hit by a ball thrown by a penguin in the English version of Wario Land II, he becomes hard-to-control, where he will involuntarily move back and forth, though he can still control his jumps. While it is difficult to control him, Wario can attack by belching, the resulting gas being able to defeat enemies. In the Japanese version of Wario Land II, the ball is a mug of beer, implying that Wario is intoxicated in this condition.

In Wario Land 3, Wario achieves this reaction when he gets hit by an orange bird, spinning him around and making him dizzy; however, unlike in Wario Land II, Wario does not change color, and he cannot belch to attack. If damaged or doused in water, Wario will be reverted back to normal.




Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 酔っぱらう[2]
Dutch Crazy Wario[3] -
French Wario Fou[4] Crazy Wario
Italian Wario Impazzito[5] Crazed Wario
Spanish Wario Loco[6] Crazy Wario


  • Crazy Wario’s theme is an arrangement of the main theme from the first two Wario Land games.


  1. ^ Wario Land II instruction booklet, page 13.
  2. ^ Official Wario Land 2: Nusumareta Zaihō website
  3. ^ Wario Land II Dutch Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console electronic manual, tab 11: "Aandoeningen".
  4. ^ Wario Land II European instruction booklet
  5. ^ Wario Land II European instruction booklet, pag. 113
  6. ^ Wario Land II Spanish Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console digital manual, tab 11: "Estados".