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

The Dondon[1] is a bird enemy that appears in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. Dondon slowly swoop down from the top of the screen before flying forward. It appears in the Tree Zone's final stage, as well as the sole Hippo stage. They are defeated through conventional means: a simple stomp on the head will subdue them.


Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

種族 フライ族
性格 のんびり屋
登場ゲーム ランド2

Tribe: Fly clan
Disposition: Easygoing person
Game appearances: Land 2
Lazy bird
It flies straight at you from the right side. If it attacks you from the side, you will take damage, but it is not scary because of its slow speed. If you stay in the bubble ball, you can easily step on it.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドンドン[3]
A Japanese term meaning "steadily"
German Spatz Sparrow
Italian Dondon[4] -


  1. ^ English Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins entry on the official Mario Portal. Retrieved August 13, 2022. (Archived August 13, 2022, 13:51:45 UTC via
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 1994.「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten), page 141.
  3. ^ 「任天堂公式ガイドブック スーパーマリオランド2 6つの金貨」 (Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook – Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins), page 12.
  4. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 75