Hoohooros

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“...Now for your next challenge. You must defeat me!”
Hoohooros, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
Hoohooros's sprites
between games.

Hoohooros is the ancient stone guardian of Hoohoo Mountain, in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. He was built by the ancient Hoohooligan civilization.

When Mario and Luigi meet Hoohooros, the stone idol tests the brothers' ability to use the Spin Jump technique through a timed minigame, the goal of which is to get 10 Hoohoo Spirits within the time limit of 30 seconds (35 seconds in the remake) without falling onto the ground. After completing the minigame, the brothers have to fight the stone guardian himself.

Hoohooros immediately creates pillars that he hides behind at the start of the battle, and will use them to fire lasers from one at the Bros. The brothers must destroy the pillar that he is not hiding beneath, then the one protecting Hoohooros. He will attempt to move to the other pillar, and becomes confused when it is not there. The brothers must quickly attack Hoohooros, as pillars will quickly begin to respawn. Hoohooros' only attack while exposed is to fire a laser beam that sweeps across the ground; the brothers must jump over it one at a time. After being defeated, the stone guardian relents and allows the brothers to journey to the summit.

Hoohooros apparently speaks the ancient language of Hooroglyphy.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Enemy
Hoohooros
Hoohooros.gif HP 45 POW 28 Defense 30 Speed 32 Experience 30
Fire Normal Thunder Normal Jump Normal Hammer Normal Coins 20
Stat Down? 30% Stun? 30% Burn? 30% Hand Normal Item Drop 1-Up Mushroom – 100%
None – 0%
Level           6 Location(s) Hoohoo Mountain Notice
  • Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese version (if they differ from the original American and European stats).
  • Stats in gray are only found in the game's coding and are not available during "normal" gameplay.
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Enemy
Pillar
HoohoorosPillarMLSS.png HP 2 POW 18 Defense 999 Speed 22 Experience 0
Fire Normal Thunder Normal Jump Normal Hammer Normal Coins 2 (0)
Stat Down? 0% Stun? 0% Burn? 0% Hand Normal Item Drop None – 0%
None – 0%
Level           99 Location(s) Hoohoo Mountain Notice
  • Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese version (if they differ from the original American and European stats).
  • Stats in gray are only found in the game's coding and are not available during "normal" gameplay.
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Enemy
Hoohooros
Hoohooros MLSSBM.gif HP 56 POW 36 Defense 18 Speed 15 Experience 36
Fire Normal Thunder Normal Jump Normal Hammer Normal Coins 20
Stat Down? Stun? Burn? Hand Item Drop None (0%)
Hoohooros Slacks (100%)
Level           6 Location(s) Hoohoo Mountain
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Enemy
Pillar
MLSSBMPillar.png HP 3 POW 20 Defense 24 Speed 18 Experience 0
Fire Normal Thunder Normal Jump Normal Hammer Normal Coins 0
Stat Down? Stun? Burn? Hand Item Drop None (0%)
None (0%)
Level           6 Location(s) Hoohoo Mountain

Names in other languages[edit]

Hoohooros[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ウフロス
Ufurosu
Ufross
Spanish Ufros -
French Ufross -
German Felsstrahler Rock Beamer
Italian Totem Tiritera Hoohoo Totem (Tiritera being the Italian name of Hoohoo Village and Mountain)

Pillar[edit]

Language Name Meaning
German Pfeiler Pillar
Italian Colonna Tiritera Hoohoo Pillar (Tiritera being the Italian name of Hoohoo Village and Mountain)