Legion of Stationery

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Legion of Stationery
PMOK Legion of Stationery.png
All the members of the Legion of Stationery in the Origami Craftsman's workshop
Members
Colored Pencils
Hole Punch
Rubber Band
Scissors
Stapler
Tape
First appearance Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)
“Sheesh. How did all these harmless origami-making tools end up with such tacky personalities?”
Olivia, Paper Mario: The Origami King

The Legion of Stationery is a group of giant sentient office tools allied with King Olly in Paper Mario: The Origami King. They are the game's main bosses aside from King Olly himself, with five of them guarding the ends of the streamers wrapped around Peach's Castle while the sixth one serves as Olly's personal guard. They were originally inanimate tools belonging to the Origami Craftsman before King Olly took them and made them sentient. They are a villainous counterpart to the Things in Paper Mario: Sticker Star and Paper Mario: Color Splash, being large, realistic-looking, three-dimensional objects.

After Mario defeats a member of the Legion of Stationery, its Collectible Treasure form will be available for purchase from a Rocky Wrench at a pier behind a red warehouse in Toad Town. Each member will also become available for a timed refight using a Bossotronic Fighter in the town's Battle Lab.

Members[edit]

Each of the members has a different title:

Member Title Image Streamer Location
Colored Pencils The Missile Maestro PMTOK Colored Pencils.png Red Overlook Tower
Rubber Band The Elastic Entertainer PMTOK Rubber Band.png Blue Big Sho' Theater
Hole Punch The Disco Devil PMTOK Hole Punch.png Yellow Temple of Shrooms
Tape The Shifty Sticker PMTOK Tape.png Purple Sea Tower
Scissors The Dual-Bladed Duelist PMTOK Scissors.png Green Bowser's Castle
Stapler The Fanged Fastener PMTOK Stapler.png N/A Origami Castle

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ブンボーぐんだん
Bunbōgundan
Legion of Stationery (portmanteau of 文房具 [bunbōgu] and 軍団 [gundan], meaning stationery and legion respectively)
Spanish (NOA) Ejército de Papelería Stationery Army
French (NOE) Légion de Papeterie Legion of Stationery
Dutch Kantoorlogstuig A portmanteau of "kantoor" (office) and "oorlogstuig" (war weaponry). Additionally, the word "tuig" means both "utensils" and "thugs".
German Bürobedarfsbrigade Office Supplies Brigade
Italian Brigata Cancelleria Stationery Brigade
Portuguese (NOA) Legião de Estacionário Legion of Stationary
Korean 문방군단
Munbanggundan
Same as Japanese
Chinese (Simplified) 文具军团[1]
Wéjù Jūntuán
Stationery Corps
Chinese (Traditional) 文具軍團[2]
Wéjù Jūntuán
Stationery Corps

Trivia[edit]

  • Most of the members of the Legion of Stationery include a color in their design that corresponds with the color of the streamer they are guarding. The lid of Colored Pencils' tin case is red, Rubber Band wears a few blue rubber bands across its body, Hole Punch has a yellow lever, Tape's dispenser is purple, and Scissors has green handles. Stapler is the only member that does not guard a streamer, so it is colored entirely black, the same color as the border for Origami Castle that shows up when checking the map and the warp pipe in Musée Champignon leading to it.

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