Konotako

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Konotako
A Konotako from Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3.
Artwork of a Konotako from Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten
First appearance Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (1994)

Konotako are enemies in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 that appear to be winged bombs. They reside on Mt. Teapot and are encountered in Course 10 and Course 13. They display multiple suction cups on their undersides. Konotako attack by hovering over intruders and self-detonating. The suction cups allow the Konotako to latch on to Wario's head, therefore ensuring the self-destruction was successful. However, the explosions can only stun Wario, without damaging him at all.

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Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

コノタコ
種族 アクア族
性格 しつっこい
登場ゲーム ランド3
吸いついたら離れない
ひとことでいえば、体が爆弾になつたタコのモンスター。上から踏めば簡単に倒せるが、下から近づくと吸盤で張り付いてくる。しかもそのまま自爆するイヤなやつだ。[1]

Konotako
Tribe: Aqua clan
Disposition: Fatty
Game appearances: Land 3
Once you're attached, you can't let go.
In a nutshell, it is an octopus monster whose body is a bomb. It can be easily defeated by stepping on it from above, but if you approach it from below, it will stick to you with its suckers. Moreover, it is a nasty thing that self-destructs as it is.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese コノタコ[2][1]
Konotako
Pun on「このタコ」(konotako, Japanese slang meaning "You idiot") and「章魚」(tako, octopus)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten), page 83.
  2. ^ Kazuki, Motoyama. KC Mario Vol. 24: Super Mario Land 3 Part 1. Pages 6-7.