Hot water

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Hot water
Final battle
Bowser surrounded by hot water in his hot tub
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
Variant of Goop

Hot water,[1] also referred to as gelatin,[2] ooze,[3] or green slime,[4] is a type of toxic green goop encountered only during the final boss battle in Super Mario Sunshine. Despite its name, it bears little physical resemblance to ordinary water, being a viscous green slime. It burns Mario on contact, dealing damage and causing him to be thrown up into the air as though he touched fire or burning goop, and unlike many kinds of goop, it cannot be cleaned by water shot by FLUDD. Bowser and Bowser Jr. are seen soaking in hot water unharmed in a gigantic hot tub located at the peak of Corona Mountain. They both remain in this goop for the duration of the final battle. During the battle, Bowser sometimes ground-pounds the hot tub to splash the hot water on Mario and damage him. There appears to be an unlimited amount of hot water in the hot tub; when Bowser tilts the tub, most of it falls out, but the supply is immediately replenished. After Mario ground-pounds all five sections that branch off from the hot tub, the entire hot tub tips over, and all of the hot water falls out of it into Corona Mountain. The large Shine Sprite that was trapped in the hot water is also set free.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クッパ風呂[5]
Kuppa Furo
Bowser Bath

French Le bain de Bowser[6]
Bowser's bath

References[edit]

  1. ^ Averill, Alan, and Jennifer Villarreal (2002). Super Mario Sunshine Player's Guide. Nintendo of America (American English). ISBN 1-930206-23-2. Page 11.
  2. ^ Loe, Casey (August 12, 2002). Super Mario Sunshine Perfect Guide. Versus Books (American English). ISBN 1-931886-09-1. Page 111.
  3. ^ Bogenn, Tim, and Doug Walsh (2002). Super Mario Sunshine Official Strategy Guide. BradyGAMES (American English). ISBN 0-7440-0180-3. Page 144.
  4. ^ Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton (September 3, 2002). Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Prima Games (American English). ISBN 0-7615-3961-1. Page 174.
  5. ^ Sakai, Kazuya (Ambit), kikai, Akinori Sao, Junko Fukuda, Kunio Takayama, and Ko Nakahara (Shogakukan), editors (2015). "Super Mario Sunshine."『スーパーマリオブラザーズ百科: 任天堂公式ガイドブック』. Tokyo: Shogakukan (Japanese). ISBN 978-4-09-106569-8. Page 105.
  6. ^ July 4, 2018. Super Mario Encyclopedia. Soleil Productions (French). ISBN 2302070046. Page 105.