Para-Goomba (Super Mario World)

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This article is about the species of parachuting Galoomba that appears in Super Mario World. For the winged Galoomba that appears in Super Mario World, see Flying Goomba (Super Mario World). For the winged species of Goomba with a similar name, see Paragoomba.
First appearance Super Mario World (1990)
Latest appearance Super Mario Maker 2 (2019)
Variant of Galoomba

Para-Goombas (alternatively Paragoombas[1]) are Galoombas with parachutes that first appear in Super Mario World. They descend slowly from the sky on parachutes, and once they land, they act like normal Goombas. A kind of Bob-omb known as Para-bombs also appear, which also use parachutes.

Para-Goombas also make a minor appearance in Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3, where they are found at the end of the World-e level Rich with Ropes.

Para-Goombas make a reappearance in Super Mario Maker 2 after a long absence. They can only be made in the Super Mario World style by placing a parachute on a Galoomba. Their descending animation is changed to resemble the Galoombas' swimming animation from the first Super Mario Maker.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パラクリ[2]
Para Kuri
Short for "Parachute Kuribon", from the Japanese name for the Goombas in Super Mario World
German Para-Galumba Para Galoomba
Chinese 空降栗子[3]
Kōngjiàng Lìzi
Airborne Chestnut


  1. ^ Nintendo Mario Mania Player's Guide. Page 50.
  2. ^ Super Mario World Shogakukan Book 1 (pg. 28)
  3. ^ 无敌阿尔宙斯 (August 28, 2013). 神游 超级马力欧世界 敌人官译. Baidu Tieba. Retrieved February 2, 2017.