Lava swell

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Lava swell
First appearance Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008)
Latest appearance New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (2019)

Lava swells[1] are a type of hazard in the Super Mario franchise.


Super Mario series[edit]

New Super Mario Bros. Wii[edit]

Lava swells debut in New Super Mario Bros. Wii, where they appear in two levels. In World 8-3, lava swells constantly move to the left. In World 8-Bowser's Castle Sprite.png, lava swells are created when Bowser stomps in lava.

Super Mario Galaxy 2[edit]

Mario on the Magma Sea Planet in the Melty Monster Galaxy
Lava swells at the Magma Sea Planet

In Super Mario Galaxy 2, lava swells appear in Melty Monster Galaxy on the Magma Sea Planet.

New Super Mario Bros. U / New Super Luigi U / New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe[edit]

In New Super Mario Bros. U, lava swells appear in Iggy's Volcanic Castle.

In New Super Luigi U, lava swells appear in Iggy's Swinging-Chains Castle.

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Lava swells appear in Norfair, a stage appearing in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. A fighter is knocked away if they touch one.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stratton, Steve. New Super Mario Bros. U PRIMA Official Game Guide. Pages 156.