Gold Bullet Bill

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Gold Bullet Bill
Gold Bullet Bill Artwork - New Super Mario Bros. 2.png
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
Variant of Bullet Bill
Variants
Gold Banzai Bill
Comparable
Blazer
Bombshell Bill
Magnum

Gold Bullet Bills, also known as Golden Bullet Bills[1], are a golden version of Bullet Bills that first appear in Super Mario Sunshine.

History[edit]

Super Mario series[edit]

Super Mario Sunshine[edit]

A Golden Bullet Bill from Super Mario Sunshine

In Super Mario Sunshine, Golden Bullet Bills are only found during the second episode of Pinna Park, where they are fired out of the cannon headed by the Monty Mole. Spraying them with F.L.U.D.D. makes the Golden Bullet Bill explode into eight coins but will vanish shortly if each one is not collected in time.

New Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

Gold Bullet Bills later appear in New Super Mario Bros. 2 whenever the player touches a Gold Ring. They behave exactly like normal Bullet Bills, except that they leave a trail of gold coins behind.

Mario Party: Star Rush[edit]

Gold Bullet Bills reappear in Mario Party: Star Rush. They appear exclusively in World 3-2 and World 3-3, where they shoot out of marked cannons decided by a roulette at the start of every turn. The coin trail they leave behind lasts for only one turn. Any player who gets in their way is chased by it until the character finds a safe space.

Profiles[edit]

Mario Party: Star Rush[edit]

Image Name Bio
MPSRCM GoldBulletBill.png Gold Bullet Bill
A golden and shiny Bullet Bill.
"Though just as dangerous as their non-shiny brethren, they at least have the decency to leave behind a coin trail."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キラー(金色)[2]
Kirā (kiniro)
ゴールデンキラー[3]
Gōruden Kirā
Bullet Bill (Golden) (Super Mario Sunshine)

Golden Bullet Bill (New Super Mario Bros. 2)
German Kugelwilli (gold)
Gold-Kugelwilli
Bullet Bill (gold) (Super Mario Sunshine)
Gold Bullet Bill (New Super Mario Bros. 2)
Italian Pallottolo Bill dorato Golden Bullet Bill

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton. Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 19.
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Sunshine section, page 99.
  3. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, New Super Mario Bros. 2 section, page 194.