First Attack

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Not to be confused with First Strike.
First Attack
First Attack Badge.pngSprite of the First Attack badge in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
BP needed 1
Sell price 50 coins
First appearance Paper Mario (2000)
Latest appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
Paper Mario description Lets Mario destroy a weaker enemy with a First Strike.
The Thousand-Year Door description Do a First Strike to defeat weak foes without battling.

First Attack is a badge in Paper Mario and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. In Paper Mario, it can be bought from Rowf's Badge Shop after chapter 1 for 100 coins, and in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, it can be bought from the Lovely Howz of Badges after Chapter 2 for 100 Coins. If it is equipped by Mario, getting a First Strike on an enemy that would give one or fewer Star Points after a battle (which is considered to be "weak") defeats it instantly. Bump Attack, which involves defeating weak enemies after instantly coming into contact with them, overrides First Attack. In Paper Mario, it will not work against Amazy Dayzees and Dry Bones. In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, it doesn't work against enemies in the Glitz Pit or the Pit of 100 Trials.[1]

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヤッツケアタック
Yattsuke Atakku
Finish-off attack
Chinese 抢攻勋章
Qiǎnggōng Xūnzhāng
First Strike Badge
French Initiative Initiative
German Erstangriff First Strike
Italian Intraprendenza Aggressive
Spanish Primer Ataque First Attack


  1. ^ Sign: DANGER!!! DO NOT ENTER! This pipe is the entrance to the Pit of 100 Trials! First Attack and Bump Attack badges don't work, so BEWAAAAAAAAAAARE!