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Gusty Artwork - Yoshi's New Island.png
Two Gusties flying from Yoshi's New Island.
First Appearance Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)
Latest Appearance Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World (2017)
Not to be confused with Cloud Drop.

Gusties[1][2] are long, smiling ghost-like creatures in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, Yoshi Touch & Go, Yoshi Topsy-Turvy, Yoshi's Island DS, Yoshi's New Island and Yoshi's Woolly World. They always travel in huge packs, allowing the Yoshis to eat them and get extra eggs. They can be used as stepping stones to reach higher areas. In addition to possibly knocking the baby off Yoshi's back, they can spawn endlessly in some areas.

They appear in levels where the terrain is bumpy and uneven. Gusties are prominently featured in the levels What's Gusty Taste Like? and Gusty Glory.

In Yoshi's Woolly World, Gusties are made from a spiral of string, which can be eaten by Yoshi to create a Yarn Ball.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese つむじくん[3]
From tsumujikaze, whirlwind.
Spanish Fantáfagos -
French (NOA) Poisson Fish
German Grinse Schleier
Tornadino (Newer games)
Grin Veil
From Tornado
Italian Folino From folata (gust)
Chinese 阿風/阿风
Little Wind


  1. ^ Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Nintendo Player's Guide. Page 127.
  2. ^ Scrapbook Theatre, Yoshi's Woolly World
  3. ^ 「スーパーマリオアドバンス3任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Super Mario Advance 3 Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 17.