Muteki Kyodai Pakkun

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Muteki Kyodai Pakkun
Muteki Kyodai Pakkun
Species Piranha Plant/Big Piranha Plant
First appearance Super Mario-kun (volume 1) (1991)
“かたづけ られるのは おまえだ‼ (You're the one who will be disposed of!!)”
Muteki Kyodai Pakkun, Super Mario-kun

The Muteki Kyodai Pakkun is the first original enemy faced in the Super Mario-kun manga, met in the second chapter of volume 1.

It presents itself like a normal Piranha Plant, leading, under Bowser's order, a group of Jumping Piranha Plants. After Mario defeats them with the SFC Controller Nunchaku, the Piranha Plant reveals its real form: it has a big and robust stem and roots, its head becomes bigger, and its colors become inverted with its spots shaped like explosion effects. It also has a snout and big eyes.

It first spits exploding seeds, hurting Luigi and Yoshi. Mario tries to attack it, but he fails, getting slapped by its leaves and sprayed with a bug spray. Preparing a punch, the Piranha Plant gets immobilized by Mario when he presses Start Button, pausing the adventure, but this immobilizes the heroes as well, so Mario presses the button again, getting punched. Mario resorts to bribing, offering money to the Piranha Plant, but it remains disgusted by such a tactic (but takes the money anyway).

The Piranha Plant bashes them with its iron roots and, preparing to eat them, it laughs, revealing a sticker in its throat where "weak point" is written. Mario and Yoshi then use a secret technique they self-learned and dive into its mouth, drilling a hole in its head, finally killing it.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 無敵巨大 パックン
Muteki Kyodai Pakkun
Invincible Giant Piranha Plant

French Plante Carnivore Géante[1]
Giant Carnivorous Plant


  1. ^ Super Mario Manga Adventures Volume 1, page 30