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Super Mario RPG Enemy
Hippopo Sprite - Super Mario RPG.png
Location(s) Factory
HP 400
Attack 150
Magic Attack 85
Defense 110
Magic Defense 53
Speed 6
Spells Mega Drain, Blast, Flame Stone, Sand Storm, Solidify, Drain Beam
Sp. Attacks Poison, Body Slam
Items Rock Candy (5%)
Exp. points 80
Coins 50
              Misc. stats
FP 100
Evade 0%
Magic Evade 15%
Strong Fear, Poison, Sleep, Mute
Weak Thunder
Bonus Flower Lucky! (100%)
Yoshi Cookie Megalixir
Morph Rate 25%
"This is a drag..."

Hippopos are enemies in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars that look like big blue hippopotamuses with large ears (also somewhat resembling beetle wings) and a small blue warrior mounted on them. They appear in Smithy's Factory. Hippopos are usually accompanied in battle by Li'l Boos or Ninjas. They can also fly, making them capable of using aerial attacks. Hippopos are also able to using various magic attacks, such as Drain Beam, Solidify or Sand Storm.

Among the unused enemies of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, there is one named Crippo, which is a Hippopo lookalike. It has twice as much health as Hippopo. The only noticeable difference is Crippo's brown and green color and the moves Thornet which could lead the monster to attack itself and Doom Reverb. It is also possible that Crippo's name is a portmanteau of "cripple," referring to them attacking themselves, and "hippo." The unused enemy has no Psychopath thought.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒッポポ
Shortening of "hippopotamus".