M. Bush

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Paper Mario enemy
M. Bush
Battle idle animation of an M. Bush from Paper Mario
Location(s) Jade Jungle
Max HP 8
Attack 3
Defense 0
Moves Poison Bite (3, Poison - Poor, 2)
Type Ground
Items Tasty Tonic
Coins 1 + 0-2
Misc. stats
Level 16
Run 18
Strong None
Weak None
Sleep? 95%, 1
Dizzy? 50%, -1
Shock? 90%, 0
Shrink? 75%, 0
Stop? 90%, 0
Fright? 60%
Air Lift? 85%
Hurricane? 80%

This is an M. Bush. M. Bushes pretend to be bushes and wait for unwary prey. Max HP: 8, Attack Power: 3, Defense Power: 0 Their bites are sometimes poisonous, so be careful. If you get poisoned, your HP will gradually fall. Your situation could become critical unless you restore your HP as soon as possible. Let's clear 'em out quickly, OK? Use your most powerful attack, why don't you?

M. Bush is a bush-like enemy found on Lavalava Island in Paper Mario. Its name is most likely a pun on the words "ambush" and "monster bush." Much like Hurt Plants, they pretend to be ordinary bushes, but will ambush and attack Mario when he examines them. However, unlike Hurt Plants, M. Bushes can be told apart from harmless bushes by their stouter shape and lighter color. They have a low Attack Power and no Defense Power, but have a 45% chance of poisoning Mario with their bite, and usually attack in groups.

A group of M. Bushes traps one of the Fearsome 5 in a tree, and Mario must fight them in order to rescue him.

Field Tattle[edit]

  • M. Bush. This bizarre creature is only found in the jungles of Lavalava Island. It pretends to be a bush, but it's actually a hunter waiting to surprise prey. I don't wanna be prey. Do you?

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ギタイ草
Gitai Gusa
Mimicry Grass
Chinese 伪装草
Wěizhuāng Cǎo
Disguising Bush
French M. Buisson Mr. Bush
German Lauerbusch Lurking Bush
Spanish (NOE) Arbusto M.[1] M. Bush ("M." is probably an abbreviation of monstruo)