Poison Blooper

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Poison Blooper
PMCS Poison Blooper.png
First appearance Paper Mario: Sticker Star (2012)
Latest appearance Paper Mario: Color Splash (2016)
Variant of Blooper
Comparable
Dried Blooper
Notable members
Gooper Blooper

A Poison Blooper is a type of Blooper that appears in the Paper Mario series, first appearing in Paper Mario: Sticker Star. They have a purple tint, three dark spots on their head, and a spot on each of their arms that distinguish them from normal Bloopers.

History[edit]

Paper Mario: Sticker Star[edit]

Poison Bloopers are standard enemies in World 3, and began appearing there after Gooper Blooper came into possession of the violet Royal Sticker. While World 3 is poisoned, they can be found in the background of The Bafflewood as well. In addition to standard fights, four Poison Bloopers can also be fought in Holey Thicket; two of them hold the last Wiggler Segment hostage, while two others attack the Traveling Toad during the sidequest involving him, regardless of if the world's boss is defeated.

Poison Bloopers can attack by slowly bobbing towards Mario and then slamming into him, or else squirting poisonous ink to inflict the poison status. This version of Poison is unique in that it also hinders Mario's aim, causing his attacks to miss. After using the latter attack, Poison Bloopers dry up, and Mario can also dry them out by using a Fire Flower sticker. When a Poison Blooper becomes dry, it will attempt to lunge at Mario and absorb the poison, returning it to its normal state.

After defeating Gooper Blooper at Whitecap Beach, all the Poison Bloopers disappear, with the exception of the two attacking the Traveling Toad if they have not been fought; Snifits or Shy Guys now appear in certain battles instead of Poison Bloopers.

Paper Mario: Color Splash[edit]

Poison Bloopers return in Paper Mario: Color Splash, only appearing in Plum Park. There are only five of them, and all are found hovering over a bridge above a pool of poison. Once Mario starts to cross the bridge, the Bloopers try to close in on him. Unlike their appearance in Paper Mario: Sticker Star, these Poison Bloopers act identically to standard Bloopers in combat, and even drop regular Blooper Enemy Cards upon defeat. After defeating Petea Piranha, the water is cleared of poison, and the Poison Bloopers become normal Bloopers.

Statistics[edit]

Paper Mario: Sticker Star[edit]

Paper Mario: Sticker Star Enemy
Poison Blooper
Poison Blooper PMSS.png Max HP 14 Location(s) Strike Lake, Gauntlet Pond, Holey Thicket, Whitecap Beach
Attack 4 Moves Slam (4), Poison (3, Poison, dries out), Leech (6, refills poison)
Defense 0 Stickers N/A

Paper Mario: Color Splash[edit]

Paper Mario: Color Splash Enemy
Poison Blooper
PMCS Poison Blooper Idle Animated.gif HP 26 Type Normal 6 PMCS Blooper Card.png
Strong None Weak None
Card
Moves Body Attack (7), Ink Attack (13), Group Attack (7), Blowback (12)
Location(s) Plum Park
Quotes N/A
Enemy Class
ENEMY_RANDAM_1_5
Dropped Items
Hammer Scraps 5 Red Paint 14 Yellow Paint 0 Blue Paint 23 Orange Paint 0 Green Paint 0 Purple Paint 0

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese どくゲッソー
Doku Gessō
Poison Blooper
Spanish Blooper Venenoso Poison Blooper
French (NOA) Bloups poison Poison Blooper
French (NOE) Bloups toxique Toxic Blooper
German Toxi-Blooper Combination of toxisch (toxic) and Blooper
Italian Calamako velenoso Poisonous Blooper
Russian Ядовитый блупер
Yadovityy bluper
Poisonous Blooper
Chinese 毒魷魷 (Traditional)
毒乌贼怪 (Simplified)
Dú Yóuyóu
Dú Wūzéi Guài
Poison Blooper