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

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


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ニョロリン[3]
From nyoronyoro, a mimetic word for wriggling.
Spanish Nyololin -
German Nyololin -


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