Minotaur

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Minotaur
Artwork of Minotaur from Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Artwork of Minotaur from Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
First appearance Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (1994)

The Minotaur[1] is a member of the Brown Sugar Pirates in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. As the leader of Mt. Teapot, he is the second boss Wario needs to overcome to reach Captain Syrup's treasure. The Minotaur is immune to head stomps and Ground Pounds, due to his horns and thick hide. The Minotaur attempts to destroy him by picking him up and throwing him into the lava below their battleground. To defeat the boss, Wario has to stun him with a body slam or fire breath as Dragon Wario before picking him up and throwing him into the lava on either side of the boss arena.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

ビーフン
種族 海賊
性格 凶暴
登場ゲーム ランド3
パワー炸裂!ビーフン
ポット山のボスで、見ての通りすごい怪力の持ち主。この腕力でワリオをわしずかみにして投げとばす。つかまらないうちに体当たりをし、気絶させて海に落としてしまえ![2]

Minotaur
Tribe: Pirate
Disposition: Ferocious
Game appearances: Land 3
Power Burst! Minotaur
He is the boss of Mt. Teapot, and as you can see, he is a man of great strength. He uses his strength to grab Wario by the scruff of the neck and throw him overboard. Before he can grab him, hit him with your body, knock him out, and drop him in the ocean!

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ビーフン[3][2]
Bīfun
Derived from「ビーフ」(bīfu, beef)
German Beefne[4] From the Japanese name
Italian Minotauro[5] Minotaur

Trivia[edit]

  • In an internal 1996 Nintendo character guide, the Minotaur is known as Raging Bull.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, Stuart. Game Boy Game Secrets, 1999 Edition Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 96.
  2. ^ a b 「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten), page 168.
  3. ^ Volume 11 of Super Mario-Kun
  4. ^ Club Nintendo 4/1994, p. 52
  5. ^ Club Nintendo (Italy) Numero 4 - 1994, page 21. "Dovrai sconfiggere il Minotauro prima di avere accesso al livello successivo." (You'll need to defeat the Minotaur before you can enter the next level.)
  6. ^ Nintendo Character Manual, 1996