|Item needed||Morph bubble|
|Power(s) given||Turns invincible and is able to break through walls.|
|First appearance||Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)|
|Latest appearance||Yoshi's Island DS (2006)|
The Mole Tank, also known as Mole-Yoshi, is one of the several morph bubble transformations a Yoshi can undergo in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island. Although the Mole Tank is yellow in its artwork, the Yellow Yoshi never gets the opportunity to morph into a Mole Tank.
The Mole Tank can dig through soft rocks and can be rotated into four directions (up, down, left and right) with the D-pad. One of its main advantages is its ability to drive along walls and the ceiling without falling down. It is also smaller than a regular Yoshi, enabling the tank to fit through small openings.
Mole Tanks also appear in Yoshi's Island DS, in which they have a similar role.
Yoshi morphs to a Mole Tank after eating a morph bubble in volume 14 of the Super Mario-kun. This allows Yoshi, Mario, Baby Mario, and Luigi to dig underground. While underground, Yoshi nearly eats a Monty Mole before quickly going further underground, but upon doing so, Kamek gives the Mole Tank a beating with his hammer. Unlike in the game, the Mole Tank power-up stays for a set period of time and does not transport Yoshi back to where Yoshi got the morph bubble.
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- Instruction booklet: Operate with the +Control Pad.
- Shogakukan guide: 土の中のお宝もいただきだい。 (I would like to have the treasures in the soil.)
Yoshi as a Mole Tank in What's Gusty Taste Like? in Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
Names in other languages
|German||Wühlyoshi||From "wühlen" (to burrow) and "Yoshi"|
|Spanish (NOA)||Mole Tank||-|
- Nintendo Magazine System (AU) Issue 31, page 66.
- Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island English instruction booklet, page 19.
- 「スーパーマリオヨッシーアイランド任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Super Mario: Yossy Island Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 4.
- Super Mario: Yossy Island instruction booklet, pg. 18
- Club Nintendo (Mexico) Año 4 No. 10, page 10.
|Ball Yoshi • Balloon Yoshi • Bitsize Candy (form) • Biyon Yoshi • Blimp Yoshi • Bloway Candy (form) • Boat Yoshi • Bobsled Yoshi • Bowlo Candy (form) • Bowser Candy (form) • Bulb Yoshi • Bullet Candy (form) • Car Yoshi • Cashzap Candy (form) • Dash Yoshi • Duelo Candy (form) • Ghost • Goomba Yoshi • Hae Yoshi • Helicopter Yoshi • Hoppycat Yoshi • Hot-Air Balloon Yoshi • Hyper Breath • Jackhammer Yoshi • Kinoko Block Yoshi • Mega Yoshi • Mermaid Yoshi • Metal Yoshi • Mine-Cart Yoshi • Mole Tank • Mole Yoshi • Moto Yoshi • Mushroom* • Plane* • Puffy Lift Yoshi • Shield Yoshi • Ship Yoshi • Skeleton Yoshi • Ski Yoshi • Sky Pop Yoshi • Snowball Yoshi • Spark Yoshi • Spike-Ball Yoshi • Springo Candy (form) • Star Yoshi • Submarine Yoshi • Super Happy • Super Yoshi • Thwomp Candy (form) • Train • Tree* • Umbrella Yoshi • Vampire Candy (form) • Weeglee Candy (form) • Winged Yoshi • Wubba Yoshi • Yoshi Kart|
|* Unused forms|