Limbo Bro

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Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Enemy
Limbo Bro
Location(s) Guffawha Ruins
Level 22
HP 96
POW 98
Defense 58
Speed 30
Experience 35
Coins 20
Item Drop Super Mushroom (20%)
Shroom Bells (10%)
Fire Heal
Thunder Critical
Jump Normal
Hammer Normal
Stat Down?
Superstar Saga Enemy
Limbo Bro (1)
Location(s) Guffawha Ruins
Level 23
HP 40
POW 70 (68-72)
Defense 50
Speed 50
Experience 60 (35)
Coins 18 (15)
Item Drop Super Mushroom – 12.9% (25.81%)
Refreshing Herb – 25.81% (None - 0%)
Fire Heal
Thunder Critical
Jump Normal
Hammer Normal
Hand Normal
Stun? 30%
Burn? 0%
Stat Down? 100%
  • Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese version (if they differ from the original American and European stats).
  • Stats in gray are only found in the game's coding and are not available during "normal" gameplay.

A Limbo Bro is an enemy in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, being a derived species of a Hammer Bro. They can be found in Guffawha Ruins. These enemies take the appearance of a Sledge Bro, that stand on its hind legs and carries a torch. They wear a blue helmet, and what appears to be face paint. Limbo Bros will attack by doing the limbo under their torch and then quickly flying into its target, or striking fire. The former can be countered with Mario or Luigi's hammer, whereas the latter can be dodged by jumping.

Like Oucher Glasses, Limbo Bros. never appear on the map screen, instead making their presence known only in battle. Teehee Valley has a stronger version of the Limbo Bro called an Elite Limbo Bro.

In Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions, their skin has been changed to a very vibrant shade of orange, but they are otherwise unchanged appearance-wise. Their hip movements in their idle animation is now greatly exaggerated. Limbo Bros. also appear as enemies in Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser, along with Elite Limbo Bros. They are melee troopers, and attack by charging into the minions. Their special skill is Smack Back Attack, which allows them to charge into a minion, knocking them back and causing them to hit and damage another minion.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese リンボーブロス
Rinbō Burosu
Limbo Bros
Spanish (NOA) Hermano Tropical Tropical Brother
Spanish (NOE) Los Tropicales (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga)
Hermano Tropical (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions)
The Tropicals
Tropical Brother
French Frère Rimbo Literal translation
German Limbobruder Limbo Brother
Italian Danzatelli From "danza" (dance) and "fratelli" (brothers)