Kaitensuru Honō

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Kaitensuru Honō
A Kaitensuru Honō.
First appearance Super Mario Land (1989)

Kaitensuru Honō are Fire-Bar-like obstacles that appear in Super Mario Land. They appear in the second and third stages of the Chai Kingdom. The orb of flame orbits a Hard Block or Mystery Block, and touching the flame is hazardous. They are completely invulnerable.

Kaitensuru Honō are similar to Roto-Discs in Super Mario Bros. 3, and share the same attack pattern.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 回転する炎[1]
Kaitensuru Honō
Spinning Flame
German Dreh-Flamme Rotating Flame
Italian Fiamma rotante[2] Spinning Flame
Spanish Orb[3] The English word "Orb"


  1. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Land section, page 48.
  2. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 48
  3. ^ Club Nintendo (Mexico) Año 1 No. 1, page 32.