Dark Fawful Guy

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Dark Fawful Guy
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (2009)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (2018)
Variant of Fawful Guy

Dark Fawful Guys are dark purple Shy Guy enemies with blue Fawful masks that are found in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. They carry a Dark Fawful Bomb. To attack them, Bowser can inhale them and Mario and Luigi will fight them; if he doesn't after a certain number of turns, the Dark Fawful Guys will drop the bomb on Bowser, which causes a great amount of damage. The Dark Fawful Guys have the same attacks as their normal counterparts, except they are a lot more powerful and quicker. If Bowser inhales the Dark Fawful Guys, the Dark Fawful Bomb will fall on the other enemies and damage them.

Inside Bowser's body, a Yoob-like noise will be heard, and the Dark Fawful Guys will be eaten and turned into eggs. They will then be flung at Mario and Luigi. The bros need to jump over the egg to avoid taking damage. If Mario or Luigi manage to land on the egg, they will break it and cause the Dark Fawful Guy inside the egg to take damage. They will also do a somersault in an attempt to hurt the bros, like Woozy Guys. Occasionally, they will release an umbrella (similar to a Glide Guy), which will delay their fall time. Both these attacks are countered by the hammer.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Enemy
Dark Fawful Guy
Dark Fawful Guy.gif HP 128 (192) POW 85 (213) DEF 79 (119) SPEED 106 (159) Coins 65 (98)
Level 26 Fire Normal Burn? Normal Battled by Mario and Luigi Location(s) Peach's Castle
Dizzy? Normal Stat Down? Normal KO? Normal Experience 200 Item Drop Max Nut - 20%
Lucky Charm - 5%
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.
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Enemy
Dark Fawful Guy
MLBISBJJDarkFawfulGuy.png HP: 128 POW: 130 DEF: 104 SPEED: 106 Experience: 200
Fire: Normal Jump: Normal Hammer: Normal Battled by: Mario & Luigi Coins: 65
Burn: 1x Dizzy: 1x Stat Down: 1x Speed down: 1x Item Drop: Max Nut - 20%
Miracle Cheese - 25%
Level:           26 Location(s): Peach's Castle

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ダークゲラホー
Dāku Gerahō
Dark Fawful Guy
Spanish (NOA) Fawful Guy Oscuro Dark Fawful Guy
Spanish (NOE) Grácoguytz Oscuro Dark Fawful Guy
French (NOE) Graskass Noir Black Fawful Guy
German Finster-Krank Guy Dark Fawful Guy
Italian Tipo Ghigno Oscuro Dark Grin Guy


  • Dark Fawful Guys are the only "dark" enemies in the original game to have less HP than their normal counterparts. In this case, a normal Fawful Guy has an HP of 172 (258 with Challenge Medal) while a Dark Fawful Guy has an HP of 128 (192 with Challenge Medal).