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TTYD Goomba NPC.png
Species Goomba
First appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
“Yeah, I spoke to Jolene. Now who was it that she wanted "taken care of"?”
Goomfrey, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Goomfrey is a 30-year-old[1] Goomba who lives in Rogueport. His name is a portmanteau of "Goomba" and the male name "Geoffrey". He resides near Professor Frankly's house in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. Goomfrey is a pretty shady character who makes a living by "eliminating problems," and talks in a manner similar to a hitman. However, he ends up helping Mario by disposing of a bunch of Battle Trunks that Mario picked up in the Glitz Pit as part of the Help Wanted! trouble. An issue of the RDM states that he attacked the Pianta Exchanger at the Pianta Parlor in anger, causing the parlor to temporarily shut down.


  • "That's Goomfrey the Goomba. He looks kind of shady, I guess, but he's cool. People call him a "fixer." Y'know, a guy that can make any problem...just go away."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クリード
Pun on「クリボー」(Kuribō, Goomba) and possibly the English male given name "Creed"
French Goomléon From "Goomba" and the male given name "Léon"
German Gumbaniel From "Gumba" (the German spelling of "Goomba") and the male name "Daniel"
Italian Goombocchio From "Goomba" and "occhio" (eye)
Spanish Goombasilio From "Goomba" and the male given name "Basilio"