Penguin vs. Torpedo

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“Pass through the goal ring in penguin form in 60.00 or less.”
In-game description
Penguin vs. Torpedo

Penguin vs. Torpedo is a Time Attack challenge in Challenge Mode of New Super Mario Bros. U.


The player has to use the Penguin Suit to reach the goal ring within a set time limit. At the same time, the player must avoid all the Torpedo Teds. If the player loses the Penguin Suit power-up, or runs out of time, they will automatically fail the challenge.




  • Gold Medal: 45.00 or less
  • Silver Medal: 50.00 or less
  • Bronze Medal: 60.00 or less


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese およげ ペンギン! トーピードをふりきれ!
Oyoge Pengin! Tōpīdo o Furikire!
Swim, Penguin! Abandon from Torpedo Teds!
Spanish Torpedo polar Polar torpedo
Korean 펭귄, 어뢰킬러를 피해 헤엄쳐라!
Penggwin, Eoroekilleoreul Pihae Heeomchyeora!
Penguin, Avoid The Torpedo Ted And Swim!