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It has been requested that this article be rewritten and expanded to include the list of gifts the elder can give Mario (tagged on March 18, 2021).

The elder gives his thanks to Mario.
“Are you immune to tickle tortures, Mario?”
Elder, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

The elder (or real elder) is the elder of Seaside Town in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. He is the most respected person of said town. After Mario defeats Johnny at the Sunken Ship, he discovers that the elder and other residents of Seaside Town are being held hostage at the shed by Yaridovich and his underlings. Yaridovich demands that Mario hand over the Star Piece, and if he declines, they will "tickle" the elder. In the end, Mario gives in. After the shed has been opened with a Shed Key, the elder will award Mario with a gift inversely proportional to the number of times he was tickled (meaning the more times he was tortured by Yaridovich, the lesser the value of the gift). After being freed, the elder and the villagers return to their homes.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 長老
Chōrō (honmono)

Elder (real)