Feed and Seed

From the Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Feed and Seed
Gameplay of Feed and Seed in Mario Party DS
Appears in Mario Party DS
Type Boss mini-game
Music track Boss Battle
Music sample

Feed and Seed is the Boss minigame against Piranha Plant in Mario Party DS.


The player and the boss Piranha Plant have a Health Meter. The player has five Health Points while the Piranha Plant has three. The Piranha Plant sucks in Bomb Seeds, and even players if they get too close. When it spits the Bomb Seeds out, players must catch one and then throw it back into the Piranha Plant's mouth when it tries to suck in more Bomb Seeds. With each successful throw, it sucks in one more Bomb Seed than the previous phase, and pulls the players in harder than before.

After the players throw a Bomb Seed in its mouth three times, Piranha Plant's vine limps down, causing his large head to fall flat on the ground. The player clears Wiggler's Garden and obtains the first Sky Crystal.


  • +Control Pad – Change direction
  • A Button – Press rapidly to rise
  • B Button – Catch/Throw bomb seeds

In-game text

  • Rules"Catch the bomb seeds that the Piranha Plant spits out, then drop them back in the boss's open mouth!"
  • Advice"The Piranha Plant's suction will slowly grow stronger. Tap A Button repeatedly to struggle upward and avoid being swallowed."

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese たいけつパックンフラワー
Taiketsu Pakkun Furawā
Piranha Plant Showdown
French Désherbant Gagnant Weeding Winner
German Die Wurzeln allen Übels The roots of all evil
Italian Semi Molto Piccanti Very Spicy Seeds
Korean 대결 뻐끔플라워
Daegyeol Ppeokkeumpeullaweo
Showdown Piranha Plant
Spanish Semillas picantes Spicy Seeds