Elite Octoomba

From the Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Elite Octoomba
An Elite Octoomba
Elite Octoomba from Super Mario Galaxy 2
First appearance Super Mario Galaxy 2 (2010)
Variant of Octoomba
Elite Octoombas in Boulder Bowl Galaxy

Elite Octoombas[1] are enemies from Super Mario Galaxy 2. Elite Octoombas resemble their blue cousins, Octoombas, but they are green in color and have two antennae on their heads. Elite Octoombas attack exactly like common Octoombas but since they have two antennae, this means that they shoot two rocks in rapid succession instead of one. They appear in multiple galaxies, namely the Boulder Bowl Galaxy. Just like Octoomba, they give a warning before attacking by turning red and moving their heads back.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese タコピー
From「タコボー」(Takobō, Octoomba) and possibly「コピー」(kopī, copy)

From「タコボー」(Takobō, Octoomba) and possibly「将軍」(shōgun, a military rank)
French Poulbi From Poulba (Octoomba) and bi (two in latin, could come from the two rocks an elite Octoomba shoots)
German Oktumbala From "Oktumba" (Octoomba)
Italian Polipputo From "Polipoomba" (Octoomba)
Spanish (NOE) Octoombi


  1. ^ Browne, Catherine. Super Mario Galaxy 2 PRIMA Official Game Guide. Page 28.