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Superstar Saga Enemy
Location(s) Beanbean Outskirts
Level 35
HP 40
POW 66
Defense 50
Speed 80
Experience 20 (9)
Coins 4 (8)
Item Drop Woo Bean – 83.87%
Supersyrup Jar – 0% (100%)
Fire Critical
Thunder Normal
Jump Normal
Hammer Miss
Hand Miss
Stun? 30%
Burn? 60%
Stat Down? 100%
  • Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese version (if they differ from the original American and European stats).
  • Stats in gray are only found in the game's coding and are not available during "normal" gameplay.

A Paratroopea is a winged Troopea that appears in the Beanbean Kingdom in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. They resemble Paratroopas, only they are four-footed and have sprouts on the tops of their heads. Paratroopeas are sometimes assisted by Bob-ombs, and in turn, Paratroopeas occasionally appear alongside Tanoombas in battle. Their main attack consists in swooping down at Mario or Luigi, but the plumbers can easily dodge it by watching the Paratroopea's shadow on the floor and jumping. If the Paratroopea dips a little before flying into the sky, it will target Luigi. If not, its target will be Mario. Paratroopeas are able to heal all other enemies in battle by creating water droplets that land on their injured allies. When Paratroopeas take enough damage, they will lose their wings and become regular Troopeas.

A stronger version of Paratroopeas appear when the Bros. progress further Joke's End; they are called Scaratroopea and have orange shells.

Paratroopeas reappear in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions, where they are redesigned to wear shoes and fly upright. They appear as enemies in Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser, where they are first fought in the level Don't Fear Flying Foes. They are Flying troopers, and attack by ramming into opponents. Their Special Skill, Cranium Crush, allows them to fly above an opponent and slam down on them.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マメパタ
From 「パタパタ」 Patapata, the Japanese name of Koopa Paratroopas, and 「豆」 mame, meaning "bean".
Spanish Paratroopa Judía "Bean Paratroopa"
French Volpois Portmanteau of "vol" (flight) and "pois" (pea)
German Para-Keimkoopa Para Seedling Koopa
Italian Alitroopina "Ali" means "wings". "Troopina" is the Troopea