Huge Red Electrokoopa

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This article is about the giant version of Red Electrokoopa. For the giant version of Koopa Troopa also referred to as "Giant Koopa", see Big Koopa Troopa.
Huge Red Electrokoopa
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Species Red Electrokoopa
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)

The Huge Red Electrokoopa[1], also known as the Giant Koopa[2], is a large variation of the Red Electrokoopa species derived from Koopa Troopas. Despite its name, it is actually dark green. Like the other Electro-Koopas, it is found at Pinna Park, specifically Episode 5, The Runaway Ferris Wheel. In spite of being an individual large version of an existing enemy and being called a "king" by its Japanese name, it does not technically act as a boss in the game, as it never attacks.

Mario defeating the Huge Red Electrokoopa; it also shows the relative scale between Mario and this Koopa.

The Huge Red Electrokoopa is the source of the problem in The Runaway Ferris Wheel and sleeps on a metal grate behind the Ferris Wheel. Its electrical discharge makes the ride spin uncontrollably, surprising the visitors at the park. Mario can defeat it by flipping the grate beneath it, causing it to fall in the water, and making a Shine Sprite appear atop the flag on the Ferris Wheel. After the Koopa is defeated, the Ferris Wheel's speed returns to normal.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese デンノコキング[3]
Dennoko Kingu
From the English "King" and 「デンキノコノコ」 Denki Nokonoko, the Japanese name for the smaller Electro-Koopas.

References[edit]

  1. Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton. Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 21.
  2. Loe, Casey. Super Mario Sunshine Perfect Guide. Page 70.
  3. Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Sunshine section, page 100.