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This article is about the enemy in Wario Land II. For the item in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, see List of Super Smash Bros. series items § Drill. For the object in Super Mario Galaxy 2, see Spin Drill.
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First appearance Wario Land II (1998)

Drills, generically described as sawfish[1], are aquatic enemies found in Wario Land II. They swim left and right rather slowly in a body of water, but when they see Wario, they charge at him at a high speed. Wario loses coins if he touches their sword-like beaks, but touching them from their top or rear side only pushes the Drill away slightly. Touching them from below additionally stuns them for a short time.

Since Drills are only found in water, where Wario cannot use any of his usual attacks, they are indestructible. As they can only swim left and right, however, Wario can often move them out of his way by pushing them upwards.

In the Game Boy Color version, Drills completely replace the four Kamukamu exclusive to the original Game Boy release.[2]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドリル[3]


  1. ^ Official American Wario Land II website. Archived June 10, 1998, 01:25:00 UTC via Wayback Machine. Originally retrieved January 1, 2010 on the Drill (enemy) page.
  2. ^ VampFox (July 22, 2016). The differences between the B&W WL2 and the color WL2. Wario Forums. Originally retrieved August 29, 2016 on the Drill (enemy) page. (Archived February 4, 2023, 19:40:48 UTC via Wayback Machine.)
  3. ^ Wario Land 2: Nusumareta Zaihō Shogakukan guide. Page 64.