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Artwork of a Pikku, from Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)

A Pikku[1] is a leech-like enemy that appears in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins and is found only in the final stage of the Pumpkin Zone, where the Witch is fought. There are only two Pikku found in the level. The Pikku simply hop back and forth, getting in the way of Mario. It can be defeated with a single stomp.

Pikku resembles the severed tail of a newt or lizard, especially considering its place in a witch's house, as well as the presence of various jars in the level. In the Kodansha manga, one makes an appearance as the detached tail of the Witch's reptilian form.


Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

種族しゅぞく ゴースト族
性格せいかく おてんば
登場とうじょうゲーム ランド2

Tribe: Ghost clan
Disposition: Tomboy
Game appearances: Land 2
Just the feet alone are coming alive.
It looks like a leg of an octopus that has been cut off. Like a live fish, it is still flopping around even after being cut off. Its movements are erratic, so be careful when stomping on it. It can also be defeated by fire.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ピック[3]
Derived from「ピクピク」(pikupiku, an onomatopoeic term for wriggling object)

German Pick
Italian Pikku[4]


  1. ^ English Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins entry on the official Mario Portal. nintendo.co.jp. Retrieved August 13, 2022. (Archived August 13, 2022, 13:51:45 UTC via archive.today.)
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 1994.「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten), page 170.
  3. ^ https://www.nintendo.co.jp/n02/dmg/l6j/enemy/index.html
  4. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 76