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Artwork of an Eerie for Super Mario World
Artwork of an Eerie in Super Mario World
First appearance Super Mario World (1990)
Latest appearance Nintendo Puzzle Collection (2003)
Variant of Boo

Eeries are ghostly dinosaurs that first appeared in Super Mario World. They can fly in either straight or wobbly lines and usually appear in packs, damaging Mario or Luigi on contact. Eeries are only encountered in Ghost Houses, and they appear in most of them. Like Boos, they can only be defeated with a Super Star. Eeries make another appearance in the Nintendo GameCube version of Yoshi's Cookie, where they appear as the fourth opponent in the game's VS. Mode if the player plays on the medium difficulty.


Super Mario World / Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2[edit]

  • Super Mario World Instruction Booklet: This is a dinosaur spook that roams the haunted house. It comes after you with its pale face and ohhhh, what a ghastly spook it is![1]
  • Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 "Denizens of Dinosaur Land" poster: These ghastly spooks roam about the Haunted House. They're ghostly pale, and they chase after all interlopers. Creepy!


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese テレサウルス
Pun on「テレサ」 (Teresa, Boo) and -saurus, officially romanized as "Telesauls"
Chinese 嘘嘘龙[2]
Xūxū Lóng
From 噓噓鬼 (Xūxū Guí, Boo) and 龙 (lóng, dragon)
French (NOA) Les sinistres The sinisters
French (NOE) Le Mystérieux The Mysterious
German Eerie[3]
Pun on dinosaur and spook
Italian Eerie[4][5] -
Portuguese Eerie -
Spanish (NOA) Espectro Specter[6][page number needed]



  1. ^ Super Mario World Instruction Booklet, pg. 24
  2. ^ 无敌阿尔宙斯 (August 28, 2013). 神游 超级马力欧世界 敌人官译. Baidu Tieba. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  3. ^ Official German Super Mario World guide, p. 19
  4. ^ Italian Super Mario World instruction manual; pag. 24
  5. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 55
  6. ^ Latin America's Super Mario World instruction manual