Chaindelier

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Chaindelier
Shortened image of a Kinklink for simpler use in boxes
First appearance Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996)
Latest appearance Super Mario RPG (Nintendo Switch) (2023)
Variant of Chain Chomp
“Mario! The chain! Aim for the chain!”
Princess Peach, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Princess Toadstool being held hostage by Bowser at the very beginning of the game.
Mario and Bowser fighting on their Chaindelier-held chandeliers

Chaindeliers (originally known as Kinklinks) are a variety of Chain Chomps that are used to hold up chandeliers in Bowser's Keep. In Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars and its remake, Mario and Bowser fight on a pair of chandeliers, each one held up by a Chaindelier. Bowser proves too difficult to defeat, so Mario (with some advice from Princess Peach) attacks the Chaindelier holding up Bowser's chandelier instead. After it is defeated, the screen flashes white as the fire in the chandeliers' candles goes out, and the Chaindelier drops the chandelier along with Bowser. However, as he falls, he starts to throw hammers at Mario's Chaindelier. Eventually, the second Chaindelier drops Mario, sending him plummeting to the ground below, though he manages to get back up by jumping on Bowser.

During the battle with Boomer, who is also fought on the chandeliers, the Chaindeliers are replaced with Shyndeliers.

In the English version of the game, the Fake Chomp, a weapon usable by Bowser, is said to be the shell of a Chaindelier, while Orb Users' Thought Peek thought states that they hate Chaindeliers. 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 Chaindelier as Chomp in the Japanese version.

Statistics[edit]

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars[edit]

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars enemy
Kinklink
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 (first visit) 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]"

Super Mario RPG (Nintendo Switch)[edit]

Chaindelier
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HP 60
Exp. 0
Weak Elements N/A
Weak Statuses FearPoisonSleepMute
Drops N/A
Rare Drops N/A
Found In Bowser's Keep
Monster List profile
They hold the chandeliers in their teeth without uttering a single complaint. (If they opened their mouth to speak, they'd drop the chandeliers.)
Thought Peek
Two coins an hour isn't payment enough for this kind of work.
Animations
N/A

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese シャンデリワン
Shanderiwan
Portmanteau of「シャンデリヤ」(shanderiya, chandelier) and「ワンワン」(Wanwan, Chain Chomp)
Chinese (Simplified) 吊灯汪
Diàodēng Wāng
Chandelier Chomp
Chinese (Traditional) 吊燈汪
Diàodēng Wāng
Chandelier Chomp
French (NOA) Bouloudelier Portmanteau of "Boulouf" (Chain Chomp) and "chandelier"
French (NOE) Chompdelier Pun on "Chomp" and "chandelier"
German Leuchterhund Chandelier Dog
Italian Candelaccio Portmanteau of "candelabro" (chandelier) and "Categnaccio" (Chain Chomp)
Korean 샹들리멍
Syangdeullimeong
Portmanteau of "샹들리에" (syangdeullie, chandelier) and "멍멍이" (Meongmeong'i, Chain Chomp)
Spanish Cadenalabro Portmanteau of "Chomp Cadenas" (Chain Chomp) and "candelabro" (chandelier)

Notes[edit]

  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.