From the Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Artwork of a Puffer from Yoshi's Story
Artwork from Yoshi's Story
First appearance Yoshi's Story (1997)

Puffers[1] are enemies in Yoshi's Story. They inhabit Blargg's Boiler, although one also appears in the Magma Castle. They seem to be some sort of elephant. They shoot balls of energy, which tend to light up the place. Puffers are a favorite food of a Light Blue Yoshi and Yellow Yoshi.


  • Shogakukan guide: ここだけの話だけど、黄色と水色ヨッシーの大好物。[2] (Just between you and me, they are Yellow and Light Blue Yoshis' favorite food.)


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パオ[2]
Possibly from「パオーン」(paōn, Japanese onomatopoeia for an elephant's trumpeting)

German Pft-Pft[3]


  1. ^ Leung, Jason, Terry Munson, and Scott Pelland (1998). Yoshi's Story Player's Guide. Nintendo of America (American English). Page 10.
  2. ^ a b 「ヨッシーストーリー 任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Yoshi's Story Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook). Shogakukan (Japanese). Page 5Media:Yoshi Story Shogakukan P5.jpg.
  3. ^ Nintendo 64 Yoshi's Story Spieleberater. Nintendo of Europe (German). Page 18.