High-Octane Hippo

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High-Octane Hippo
Screenshot of High-Octane Hippo from WarioWare: Move It!
Species Hippopotamus
First appearance WarioWare: Move It! (2023)

High-Octane Hippo is a minor character that appears in WarioWare: Move It! He is a pink hippopotamus with a white and orange striped floaty.

High-Octane Hippo appears in the "Makin' Waves" stage as one of the contestants for the Caresaway Grand Prix. Despite being far slower than the other contestants, he is the only one that does not make a wrong turn during the race, and as such ends up being the winner of the competition while the others fail to ever finish.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese カバしま
Kaba shima
From「河馬」(kaba, hippopotamus) with「島」(shima, a Japanese surname and also meaning "island")
Chinese (Simplified) 荷马西
Chinese (Traditional) 荷馬西
Dutch Nitro Nijlpaard Nitro Hippopotamus
French (NOA) Hippo-auto Hippo-car
French (NOE) Hippo-la-caisse From "hippo" and "à fond la caisse" (at full throttle)
German Flitzendes Flusspferd Speedy Hippopotamus
Italian Iperpotamo From "iper" (hyper) and "ippopotamo" (hippopotamus)
Korean 하포
Spanish (NOA) Hiperhipo Hyper Hippo
Spanish (NOE) Hipoflótamo From "hipopótamo" (hippopotamus) and "flotar" (to float)