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The title of this article is official, but it comes from a non-English source. If an acceptable English source is found, then the article should be moved to its appropriate title.

Image of a Harisu
Artwork of Harisu from Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten
First appearance Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (1994)

Harisu are hedgehog enemies in Sherbet Land of Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. They walk from side to side on a platform and are vulnerable to Body Slams. However, if Wario jumps on one, it stops and briefly extends its spikes, then starts running quickly. When defeated, a Harisu grants one coin.

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Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

ハリス (JP) / Harisu (EN)
Image of a Harisu
Original text (Japanese) Translation
種族しゅぞく ビースト族 Tribe Beast clan
性格せいかく マイペース Disposition Doing things at one's own pace
登場とうじょうゲーム ランド3 Game appearances Land 3


When it finds an enemy, it will give a prick.

At first glance, they appear docile, but when they spot an enemy, they defend themselves with long, sharp needles. When they come face to face with you, they will turn around and attack, so it is likely that you will have to physically hit them before they can see you.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ハリス[2][1]
Harris; from「ハリネズミ」(harinezumi, "hedgehog") and possibly「アイス」(aisu, "ice")


  1. ^ a b 1994. 「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten). Shogakukan (Japanese). Page 163.
  2. ^ Kazuki, Motoyama. KC Mario Vol. 24: Super Mario Land 3 Part 1. Page 6–7Media:Wario Land enemies (KC Mario).jpg.