The title of this article is from the English Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia which reportedly sourced some names from fan wikis. If a higher-priority source is found, then the current reference should be removed and the title moved to the higher-priority name, if applicable.
Pipe Fists are enemies that appear in the Chai Kingdom in Super Mario Land. They dwell in Warp Pipes like Piranha Plants.
Only two Pipe Fists normally appear in the twelfth and final level of Super Mario Land, World 4-3. They behave in a similar way to Piranha Plants, only they move quicker and are immune to the Sky Pop's missiles. They behave as a group—when one fist goes back into a pipe, the other comes out shortly after, making it difficult for Mario to get past them.
In the Expert Level, a third Pipe Fist appears in the first pipe to the left, in front of the 18 coins.
In the Super Mario Land manga, a Pipe Fist is shown in the character listed and is the only enemy not to be named. In the story, Pipe Fists do not appear.
In Super Mario-kun, a Pipe Fist can be seen in volume 3 alongside other Super Mario Land enemies, and it is then briefly seen punching Yoshi. Presumably, it gets defeated by Invincible Mario.
Names in other languages
- ^ Dark Horse Books. Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years. Page 44.
- ^ Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten, page 97.
- ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Land section, page 48.
- ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 48