The Mole Tank can dig through soft ground 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 reappear in Yoshi's Island DS.
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, 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.
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