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First appearance New Super Mario Bros. U (2012)
Latest appearance Mario Party 10 (2015)

Flipruses are a type of enemy found in New Super Mario Bros. U. They are pink walrus-like creatures with yellow goggles and blue-and-white striped tails. They create snowballs and launch them at the players. They only appear in the secret level Fliprus Lake and World Coin-7. They behave very similarly to Snow Spikes, but they launch their snowballs up much higher, their snowballs don't get bigger, and their snowballs can be jumped on without taking damage.

In New Super Luigi U, they appear as more common enemies. They appear in Fliprus Floes and Hammerswing Hangout.

They reappear in Mario Party 10 in Ice Slide, You Slide as an obstacle needing to be slid under.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese セイドン
Probably from seiuchi, "walrus" or a pun on "Poseidon".
Spanish (NOA) Morsi From "morsa" (walrus)
Spanish (NOE) Morsik From "morsa" (walrus)
French Morsinet Portmanteau of "morse" (walrus) and "-inet", a suffix for small, cute things [somehow like "porcinet", a small pig ("porc" meaning pig)]
German Kahlross Pun on Walross (walrus) and kahl (bald)
Italian Tricherino
Portuguese Morsatana From "morsa" (walrus) and "barbatana" (flipper)