Doogan

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Doogan
Doogan.png
As seen in Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door.
First appearance Paper Mario (2000)
Latest appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
Comparable
Dog
Notable members
Arfur
Dupree
Rowf and Rhuff

Doogans are dog-like 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 Rowf from Paper Mario.
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 doesn't belong to him. Also, maybe contains the word "molosso" (molossus, an ancient breed of dog)