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First appearance Super Mario Land (1989)
Latest appearance Super Mario Bros. Print World (1991)

Nyololins[1], also known as Nyolins[2][3] are fire-spitting snakes found in the game Super Mario Land. It has the ability to shoot fire in all directions that can pierce through most platforms and walls. Mario can jump or shoot two Superballs at it to defeat it, which awards him with 800 points. It is only found in World 4-2 of the Chai Kingdom. They look similar to Cobrats.


Super Mario Land[edit]

  • 3DS Virtual Console manual: "This cowardly creature blows balls of poison at Mario."


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ニョロリン[4]
From「ニョロニョロ」(nyoronyoro, an adverb meaning "slithering" or "wriggling")
German Nyololin -
Spanish Nyololin -


  1. ^ Super Mario Land English instruction booklet, page 14.
  2. ^ The Nintendo Game Boy Player's Guide, page 5.
  3. ^ The Super Game Boy Player's Guide, page 19.
  4. ^ Super Mario Land Japanese instruction booklet, page 14.