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Official artwork of a Honebōn
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)
Variant of Cheep Cheep
Fish Bone
Jean de Fillet

Honebōn are skeletal fish enemies that appear in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.


Much like Fishbone and Jean de Fillet, it is said to be the bones of a Cheep Cheep[1] and, due to its undead nature, it is nearly indestructible. Unlike Fishbone, it appears alone and swims around a small territory, moving in a large upside-down V motion. It usually appears in confined spaces, thus making it difficult to avoid. It can only be defeated using a Star or if Mario is able to strike it with a Koopa Troopa shell.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ホネボーン[1]
A combination of the Japanese and English words for "bone".