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Shortened image of a Kinklink for simpler use in boxes
First appearance Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996)
Variant of Chomp
Mario and Bowser fighting on their Kinklink-held chandeliers
“Mario! The chain! Aim for the chain!”
Princess Toadstool, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Kinklinks are a variety of Chomps that are used to hold up chandeliers in Bowser's Keep. During the events of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, Mario and Bowser fight on a pair of chandeliers, each one held up by a Kinklink. Bowser proves too difficult to defeat, so Mario (with some timely advice from Princess Toadstool) attacks the Kinklink holding up Bowser's chandelier instead. As a result, the Kinklink drops the chandelier along with the Koopa King. However, as Bowser fell, he starts to throw hammers at Mario's Kinklink. Eventually, the second Kinklink drops Mario, sending him plummeting to the ground below, though Mario manages to get back up by jumping on Bowser.

During the battle with Boomer, the Kinklinks are replaced with Chandeli-hos.

In the English version of the game, the Chomp Shell, a weapon usable by Bowser, is said to be the shell of a Kinklink, while Orb Users' Psychopath thought states that they hate Kinklinks. However, this appears to be an error on the translation's part, as in the original Japanese text, the more geographically appropriate Chomp is used in both instances. This may have been overcorrection due to a line earlier in the game, when Bowser addresses his Kinklink as Chomp in the Japanese version.


Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars enemy
Battle idle animation of Kinklink from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars HP 60 FP 100 Speed 99 Yoshi Cookie None
Attack 0 Magic attack 0 Location(s) Bowser's Keep Bonus Flower None
Defense 10 Magic defense 0 Weak None Items None
Evade 0% Magic evade 0% Strong None Morph rate None
Coins 0 Exp. points 0 Spells None Sp. attacks None
Psychopath "...[1]"


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese シャンデリワン
Portmanteau of「シャンデリヤ」(shanderiya, chandelier) and「ワンワン」(Wanwan, Chain Chomp)


  1. ^ This thought is present within the game's coding, but because Mallow is not available at this point in the game, it goes unused. Through hacking methods, it can be seen.