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Golem Artwork.png
Artwork of Golem from Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten
First appearance Donkey Kong (1994)
Aqua Man
Robo NO.1

The Golem is an enemy in Donkey Kong for Game Boy. As its name and countenance disclose, it is a well-structured moving antropomorphic statue. The enemy appears in Stage 9-1 of the Tower, and is the only one of its kind to be seen during the course of the game.

The Golem has the same behavior as Aqua Man, Miira, and Penpen, enemy species encountered by Mario before reaching the Tower. It patrols its platform in a set direction and at a constant slow pace, turning around after bumping into a solid wall or meeting one of the platform's margins. Mario can lose a life if he runs into the foe's front or back side, but is capable of standing upright on the Golem after jumping on it. It is further possible for him to pick it up and toss it anywhere. The Golem is the only interactive enemy of Stage 9-1, and with no weapons around, it cannot be knocked out.

Within the stage's context, the Golem resides on a Conveyor Belt located underneath a stone-block ceiling, together forming a tight tunnel. However, the enemy remains unaffected by the Conveyor Belt's works, and proceeds in walking on it as if it was a generic immovable platform.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

種族 岸石族
性格 無気力
登場ゲーム GBドンキー

Tribe: Rock clan
Disposition: Lethargic
Game appearances: GB Donkey
Faceless walking obstacle
Golem is a monster that is a doll made of stone or clay that begins to move with magical power. It cannot be touched from the side, but it is possible to climb on top of it. They only move around from side to side and do not attack, so ignore them.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ゴーレム[2][1]


  1. ^ a b 「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten), page 82.
  2. ^ Kazuki, Motoyama. Volume 30 of the KC Deluxe manga, page 51