Doogan

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Doogan
A Doogan from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
A Doogan in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
First appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
Latest appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (Nintendo Switch) (2024)
Comparable
Dog
Notable members
“That's a Doogan. He's really into pro fights. Obviously, he loves the Glitz Pit.”
Goombella, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Doogans are dog creatures in the Paper Mario series. The badge shop owner Rowf and his son Rhuff, who can be found in east Toad Town in Paper Mario, are the first Doogans to make an appearance. However, they are the only ones of their kind found in the game. The species had no name until Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, which also portrayed most Doogans as thugs that frequented Rogueport and the Glitz Pit.

Notable Doogans[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ロテン
Roten
From「露店」(roten, "street stand"). This is also the name for Flimm from Super Paper Mario and Rowf from Paper Mario.

Dutch Doogan
 
German Blöff
"Bluff" adapted to German spelling. This is also the name for Rowf from Paper Mario
Italian Mollalosso
From the sentence molla l'osso (literally: "leave the bone"), used when someone is holding something that does not belong to them; also likely incorporating molosso ("molossus", an ancient breed of dog)
Korean 로텐
Roten
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