Furafurawā

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The title of this article is official, but it comes from a non-English source. If an official name from an English source is found, the article should be moved to its appropriate title.

Furafurawā
Furafurawā.png
First Appearance Donkey Kong (Game Boy) (1994)
Related Species
Lava Lotus
Panser
Pollen Plant
Pompon Flower
Volcano Plant
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Furafurawā[1] are enemies in the game Donkey Kong for the Game Boy. They first appear in the Desert in stage 5-2. Furafurawā hide in the ground. If Mario approaches them, they pop out of the ground and move left and right slowly until he walks way. As soon as Mario is out of reach, Furafurawā will hide again. Touching a Furafurawā defeats Mario. They can be defeated with the Hammer, but will respawn from the ground instantly.

Rocky Furafurawa.png

In Rocky-Valley, Furafurawā have a totally different behavior. They walk around slowly from the left to the right, and sometime shoot out four small seeds that behave like those of a Volcano Plant. The seeds can be taken out with a hammer. These Furafurawā do not come back if destroyed.

The sprites of the two types of Furafurawā are different as well, with the ones in Rocky Valley having whiter, rounder petals and leafier stems.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese フラフラワー
Furafurawā
From Japanese onomatopoeia "fura" meaning dizziness or trembling, and "furawā" meaning "flower"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Super Mario Character Guide, page 192