Fire P-Pakkun

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Fire P-Pakkun
A Fire P-Pakkun from Super Mario World.
First appearance Super Mario World (1990)
Latest appearance Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 (2002)
Variant of Fire Piranha Plant
Jumping Piranha Plant

Fire P-Pakkun are fire breathing versions of Jumping Piranha Plants that first appear in Super Mario World. Fire P-Pakkun are introduced in Cookie Mountain and the Special Zone. They mainly appear in the level Outrageous. A lone Fire P-Pakkun is also found in the level Groovy, and another one is found in Funky. They behave a lot like Jumping Piranha Plants except that they can also spit two fireballs similar to Venus Fire Traps, though a Fire P-Pakkun's fireballs go in two separate directions and always move in an arc. They are rare as there are only seven of them that appear in the entire game.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ファイアピーパックン[1]
Faia Pī Pakkun
Combination of「ファイアパックン」(Faia Pakkun, Fire Piranha Plant) and「ピーパックン」(Pī Pakkun, Jumping Piranha Plant)
German Feuer-Hüpfer-Piranha Fire Jumping Piranha
Italian Pianta Piranha Salterella falò[2] Fire Jumping Piranha Plant


  1. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario World section, page 56.
  2. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 56