Limbo Bro

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Limbo Bro
Sprite of a Limbo Bro from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions.
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (2017)
Variant of Hammer Bro

The Limbo Bro is an enemy in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and is a derived species of a Hammer Bro. They can be found in Guffawha Ruins, where only Luigi can battle them. These enemies take the appearance of a Sledge Bro, that stands 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 Luigi, or striking fire. The former can be countered with 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 with Elite Chuck Guys. 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.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga enemy
Limbo Bro (1)
A Limbo Bro from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. HP 40 POW 70 (68-72) Defense 50
Speed 50 Experience 60 (35) Coins 18 (15)
Location Guffawha Ruins Jump Normal Hammer Normal
Hand Normal Fire Heal Thunder Critical
Stat down? 100% Stun? 30% Burn? 0%
Level 23 Role Common Item drop Super Mushroom – 12.9% (25.81%)
Refreshing Herb – 25.81% (None - 0%)
  • 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.

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions enemy
Limbo Bro
Sprite of a Limbo Bro from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. HP 96 POW 98 DEF 58 SPEED 30 Experience 35
Fire Heal Thunder Critical Jump Normal Hammer Normal Coins 20
Stat down 60% Dizzy 60% Burn 0% Speed down 30% Item drop Super Mushroom (20%)
Shroom Bells (10%)
Defense Pants (25%)
Level           22 Location(s) Guffawha Ruins
  • Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser profile: Their bodies are much lighter than they appear. They charge headfirst into foes with great power!

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese リンボーブロス
Rinbō Burosu
Limbo Bros.

Chinese 林波兄弟
Línbō Xiōngdì
Limbo Brother

French Frère Rimbo
Limbo Bro
German Limbobruder
Limbo Brother
Italian Danzatelli
From "danza" (dance) and "fratelli" (brothers)
Spanish (NOA) Hermano Tropical
Tropical Brother
Spanish (NOE) Hermano Tropical (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions)
Los Tropicales (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga)
Tropical Brother
The Tropicals