Kaboomba

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Kaboomba
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First Appearance Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)
Latest Appearance Yoshi's New Island (2014)
Derived Species
Calm Cannon
Related Species
Cannon
Bomubomu
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A Kaboomba[1] is a walking cannon enemy found in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, and Yoshi's New Island. They shoot heavy cannonballs that fall tho the ground and explode after a few seconds. Kaboombas only appear in The Cave Of The Mystery Maze and Raphael The Raven's Castle. Stomping them lets the player ride on them, and eating them does nothing. An egg or ground pound disposes of them.

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Kaboombas are also featured in Super Princess Peach under the name Cannon.[2][dead link] The Calm Cannon, a sleeping variety, also appeared.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 大砲くん[3]
大砲君[4]
Taihōkun
Cannon-kun
Italian Cannone Jr. Cannon Jr.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Nintendo Player's Guide. Page 127.
  2. ^ Super Princess Peach Glossary
  3. ^ Itoi, Shigesato (1995). Super Mario Yoshi's Island Nintendo Official Guidebook, page 7.
  4. ^ Scan of 「スーパーマリオ ヨッシーアイランド攻略ガイドブック」 (Super Mario: Yossy Island Kōryaku Guide Book).