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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 that is not from the English Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia, the article should be moved to its appropriate title.

Goboten are seal-like creatures that are enemies to Wario in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. They look like seals carrying a harpoon. Judging from their outfit, which includes a pirate-like striped bandanna, it can be assumed that they are affiliated with the Brown Sugar Pirates, a band of thieves that shares a rivalry with Wario. They mainly occupy the watery areas of Kitchen Island, where they patrol underwater passages. If they spot Wario, they shoot a harpoon at him, which can either regress him to a former state or kill him and throw him out of the level.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ゴボテン[1]
Possibly from「ごぼごぼ」(gobogobo, Japanese onomatopoeia for bubbling sound) and「ボテボテ」(botebote, an adverb for "plumply")


  1. ^ Kazuki, Motoyama. KC Mario Vol. 24: Super Mario Land 3 Part 1. Pages 6-7.