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Artwork of a Dokanto, from Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)
Variant of Antotto

A Dokanto (generically referred to by Nintendo Power as an ant[1]) is an Antotto enemy with a head mounted cannon in the found in Macro Zone of Super Mario Land: 6 Golden Coins. From the cannon on top of their heads, small deadly pellets shoot out, similar to how Snifits attack. These pellets can easily be dodged by jumping over. They can be defeated with a simple jump or a fireball.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドカント[2]
Portmanteau of「ドカン」(dokan, with a bang) and「アントット」(Antotto)
German Bazooka-Ameise Bazooka Ant
Italian Dokanto[3] -


  1. ^ "You’ll find many breeds of ants in the Macro Zone. There are ants with stingers, ants without stingers, ants that shoot, and ants that throw mushrooms. A disturbing bit of diversity!" - The Super Game Boy Player's Guide, page 23.
  2. ^ Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten. Page 121.
  3. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 75