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This article is about the item in the Mario & Luigi series. For the object in Super Mario Odyssey, see Nut (Super Mario Odyssey). For the fruit Yoshi eats also known as "Nuts", see Fruit (Yoshi food). For the bolt objects in Super Mario games also known as Nuts, see Bolt Lift.
"Nuts" redirects here. For the microgame in WarioWare: Twisted!, see Nuts!
Nut Nut.png Icon for the Nuts in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (2018)
Effect Restores a small amount of HP to both Mario and Luigi

Nuts in the Super Mario franchise look similar to peanuts and are consumables used by Mario and Luigi in the Mario & Luigi series. They restore HP to both of them in one turn. In Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time, they are replaced by Mushroom Drops.


Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga / Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions[edit]

Nuts first appear in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. Regular Nuts heal 20 HP for both brothers. It can be bought from Castle Town Item Shop after Mom Piranha is defeated for fifty coins, as well as from Little Fungitown Item Shop as soon as it opens for the same price. A few enemies have a chance of dropping it: Bob-ombs have a 19.35% chance, undamaged Mecha-Chomps have a 12.9% chance, and Teehee Valley's Gritty Goombas have a 9.68% chance.

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story / Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey[edit]

Nuts make a return in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. Just like in Superstar Saga, they are able to restore twenty HP to both Mario and Luigi. Protobatters have a 20% chance of dropping a Nut after a battle, and Calorites have a 25% chance.

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team[edit]

Nuts reappear in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. While they function the same, they now restore fifteen HP instead of twenty. They cost twenty coins at any of the shops. Thorbs have a 5% chance of dropping one after defeating them, and Bloatulas have a 4% chance.

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam[edit]

Nuts in Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam have the same appearance and function as they did in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team.


Mario & Luigi: Dream Team[edit]

  • Instruction manual description: "Recovers the HP of two characters."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ナッツ

French (NOA) Arachide
French (NOE) Noisette (Bowser's Inside Story)
Cacahuète (Dream Team)
German Nuss
Italian Nocciola
Nocciolina (Dream Team)
Korean 너트

Portuguese (NOE) Amendoim
Russian Орех

Spanish (NOA) Nuez (Bowser's Inside Story only)
Spanish (NOE) Fruto