|First appearance||Wario Land 3 (2000)|
Doughnuteers are enemies featured in Wario Land 3. Their name is a portmanteau of "doughnut" and the suffix "-eer", which refers to an entity that produces or is heavily associated with something. They appear as small creatures and are one of two types of enemies in the game that induce the Fat Wario reaction, the other being Appleby. While their appearance is different, they act virtually the same as the Cooks from Wario Land II; however, rather than a cake, they carry doughnuts on their forks, and move slightly faster. If Wario comes close to a Doughnuteer, it will toss its doughnut and run away, only to fetch the next doughnut. Apart from that, they are easy to defeat with any of Wario's attacks. If Wario touches and subsequently eats a doughnut, he will become Fat Wario, which has the effect of a powered-up Smash Attack if he drops, and allows him to break doughnut blocks if he drops on them.
Doughnuteers appears in the following levels, in the following quantities:
- Out of the Woods (1)
- The Peaceful Village (2, plus 5 during day only)
- Desert Ruins (2)
- A Town in Chaos (3)
- Beneath the Waves (1)
- Tower of Revival (4)
- Cave of Flames (1)
- The Frigid Sea (1)
In the ending of the game, when the hidden figure's curse is lifted, a Doughnuteer enemy reverts to its true form of a farmer.
Names in other languages
|Contraction of "Cook" and「くん」(-kun)|
- Official American Wario Land 3 website (Internet Archive)
- Wario Land 3: Fushigi na Orgel Shogakukan guide, page 7.