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Artwork of a Draglet from Super Mario 3D Land
Artwork of a Draglet from Super Mario 3D Land
First appearance Super Mario 3D Land (2011)

Draglets[1] are enemies appearing in Super Mario 3D Land. They are small, blue dragons with small purple bat-like wings and pink spikes attached to their back. Draglets have two fangs and their eyes have dash-like pupils instead of circular ones. They bear a slight resemblance to Eeries, Rexes, and Dino-Torches.

Mario, encountering a Draglet

Draglets are found in the castle stages of the game and stay in one spot. If they spot Mario or Luigi, they will attack them by shooting a single fireball at them. Draglets make a distinct sneezing sound before shooting a fireball, indicating that its attack is coming. Draglets can easily be defeated by jumping on them, swinging Tanooki Mario's tail at them, or with a projectile such as a fireball or boomerang.

They also appear briefly during the cutscene that plays when when Mario is entering World 8 for the first time.

Official profiles[edit]

Super Mario 3D Land[edit]

  • European Website Bio: "Draglets use their tiny wings to hover just above the ground. They also use their fiery breath to shoot fireballs at Mario!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese メラゴン
Pun on「メラメラ」(meramera, Japanese mimetic word for burning fire) and「ドラゴン」(doragon, dragon)
Chinese (Simplified) 吐焰龙[2]
Tǔ Yàn Lóng
Spitting Flame Dragon
Chinese (Traditional) 吐焰龍[3]
Tǔ Yàn Lóng
Spitting Flame Dragon
Dutch Draglet -
French Pyrodragon Fire Dragon ("Pyro" being the Greek word for "fire").
German Loderdrache Blaze Dragon
Italian Dragardo Possible portmanteau of "drago" (dragon) and "testardo" (stubborn).
Korean 이글래곤
Translation from Japanese name
"이글" from "Mera", "래곤" from "드래곤", meaning "Dragon".
Portuguese Dragão chama Flame dragon
Russian Дракон-огнеплюй
From дракон (dragon), огонь (fire) and плевать (to spit)
Spanish (NOE) Dragígneo Pun on dragón (dragon) and ígneo (igneous)