Peek-a-boom

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Wario Land: Shake It! enemy
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A Peek-a-boom is an ninja-like enemy appearing in Wario Land: Shake It! Its name is a pun on the phrase "Peek-A-Boo" and the exploding sound "Boom".

At first, it is invisible. If Wario comes closer, it appears with a cloud of smoke, but if Wario comes too close to them, it vanishes again with more smoke. These enemies throw bombs to attack Wario - up to five can be on the field at a time before the Peek-a-boom ceases fire. Sometimes, Wario needs these bombs to solve puzzles, which let him get to treasures. If Wario uses an Earthshake Punch when he is close to a Peek-a-boom, he can pick it up and shake it.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese メガニン
Meganin
Portmanteau on megane (eyeglasses) and ninja.
Spanish (NOA) Lentebum Boomlens
Italian Sbirciabum Peek-a-boom