Professor Toad

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Professor Toad
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Species Toad
First appearance Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)
Not to be confused with Prof. Kinopio.
“Well, all things considered, it could have been wors— Wait! Who are you? I've never seen anything LIKE you. Are you one of the Ancient Ones? Tell me!”
Professor Toad, Paper Mario: The Origami King

Professor Toad[1] is a Toad who joins forces with Mario in Paper Mario: The Origami King. He is a professor of ancient history.

In the overworld, Professor Toad's ability is to dig up glowing spots in the Scorching Sandpaper Desert, revealing treasures.[2]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 考古学者キノピオ[3]
Kōkogakusha Kinopio
Archaeologist Toad


Chinese (Simplified) 奇诺比奥[5]
Chinese (Traditional) 奇諾比奧[6]