Longadile

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Longadile
Sprite of a Longadile from Super Paper Mario.
Sprite from Super Paper Mario
First appearance Super Paper Mario (2007)
Variant of Longator

The Longadile is an enemy in Super Paper Mario. It appears as a stronger, red version of the Longator. Its name comes from "elongate" and "crocodile," possibly a reference in succession to Longator, whose name sounds like "alligator". It is only found in Castle Bleck Interior and the Flipside Pit of 100 Trials. It attacks by stretching its head out to extreme proportions, reaching the player from a long distance away. This attacking method makes it much easier to jump on since its body becomes a larger target. As Tippi points out when scanning them, the heroes have to be careful when fighting these enemies as they can make Mario or Luigi fall into the abyss if they get hit which increases the damage. Also, when Dimentio assaults Mario and Luigi in the first room of his magic, Dimentio's energy sparks can make this a very deadly distraction due to the narrow ledges and Longadiles that attack.

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Super Paper Mario[edit]

Super Paper Mario enemy
Longadile
Sprite of a Longadile from Super Paper Mario. Max HP 20 Role Common Location(s) Castle Bleck Interior (8-3), Flipside Pit of 100 Trials (Room 67)
Attack 2 Card type Common
Defense 0 Items Stop Watch Card location(s) Card Shop; Catch Card/SP
Score 800
Card description Super-elastic Longadiles stretch out to slap you. It'd chap its hands on your face...if it had hands.
  List of Catch Cards  
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Tattle That thing is a Longadile. It can stretch beyond the limits of imagination... Max HP is 20 and Attack is 2. It likes to stretch its neck at enemies... They aren't fast, but they can attack a wide area. Be careful near narrow ledges...

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ガックン
Gakkun
Possibly a play on「鰐」(gaku, the on'yomi reading of "crocodile") and「カックン」(Kakkun, Longator)

French Elastok
Pun on "Elastik" (Longator) and possibly "croc" (short for "crocodile")
German Langodil
From "lang" (long) and "krokodil" (crocodile)
Italian Allungone
Augmentative form of "allungare" (to stretch)
Korean 깍깍
Kkakkak
Derived from Japanese「鰐」gaku.

Spanish Estiret
From "estirar" (to stretch)