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An Eeker from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions.
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (2017)

Eekers are enemies found at Woohoo Hooniversity in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. They resemble beakers wearing grass skirts and holding two torches. Their name is a portmanteau of "eek" and "beaker". They do not show up on the field, but they fight alongside Viruses. The Eeker has two attacks, each with a different counter: its first attack involves crossing its arms and then tilting an equal number of times before charging at Mario or Luigi, which is countered by jumping on it, and its second attack has it charge up with fire and spew out fireballs, which must be countered with the hammer before it releases them. If an Eeker is attacked on offense, but not defeated by Mario or Luigi on his first attempt, the Eeker will immediately charge up with fire so that the next time it performs the latter attack, it cannot be countered before releasing fireballs at one of the brothers.

In the remake, their eyes are no longer red, their feet are no longer in the air, and their first attack has them dancing to music before attacking, making it easier to attack them.


Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga enemy
An Eeker from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. HP 20 POW 42-46 Defense 34 Speed 60 Experience 24 (25)
Fire Normal Thunder Normal Jump Normal Hammer Normal Coins 0 (5)
Stat down? 100% Stun? 30% Burn? 0% Hand Normal Item drop School Slacks (Syrup Jar) – 16.13%
Smart Pants – 25.81% (32.26%)
Level           15 Location(s) Woohoo Hooniversity Notice
  • Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese version (if they differ from the original American and European stats).
  • Stats in gray are only found in the game's coding and are not available during "normal" gameplay.

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions enemy
An Eeker from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. HP: 60 POW: 47 DEF: 41 SPEED: 45 Experience: 25
Fire: Heal Thunder: Critical Jump: Normal Hammer: Normal Coins: 10
Stat down: 60% Dizzy: 60% Burn: 0% Speed down: 30% Item drop: Super Syrup (14%)
Smart Pants (12%)
Smart Pants (40%)
Level:           15 Location(s): Woohoo Hooniversity

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese フラ・ダンサー
Fura Dansā
Pun on "flask" and "hula dancer"
Chinese 草裙烧瓶怪
Cǎoqún Shāopíng Guài
Hula Beaker Monster
French Boulima
German Urkolben Primordial Flask
Italian Ekro Possibly a variation of the English name
Korean 플라댄서
Peulla Daenseo
From Japanese name
Spanish Frailarín Portmanteau of "frasco" (beaker) and "bailarín" (dancer)