Red Chomp

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Red Chomp
Red Chomp.png
First appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
Latest appearance Super Paper Mario (2007, Super Mario franchise)
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (2018)
Variant of Chain Chomp
Notable members
Chomp Country

Red Chomps are red-colored Chain-Chomps introduced in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.


Paper Mario series[edit]

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door[edit]

Chomp Country
Chomp Country, a group of two Red Chomps in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Red Chomps are a weaker version of normal Chain-Chomps, effectively replacing Stone Chomps from the first Paper Mario. Both the tattle and log descriptions joke that their coloration is due to being painted in their sleep. They are first seen in the Glitz Pit, during Chapter 3, as members of the Major League team called Chomp Country. Before the battle, a cake sent by Rawk Hawk is delivered to Mario's team, and if Mario decides to eat the cake, all of his partners will be unavailable for this battle due to the cake being poisoned. Their initial ranking is 2, but they eventually downgrade to Rank 3 after Mario's victory over them. Several Red Chomps can also be found in the Pit of 100 Trials, on floors 54 and 59. These enemies are immune to fire attacks and they have a high defense rating.

Super Paper Mario[edit]

Red Chomps also appear in Super Paper Mario, and are found in the Castle Bleck Interior and inner sanctum. In Chapter 8-3, several Red Chomps are hiding in the basements. Unlike in the previous Paper Mario game, Red Chomps are actually stronger than regular Chain-Chomps. This time, the tattle attributes their color to a craving for pizza sauce.

Red Chomps are also the last type of enemy encountered during the Flipside Pit of 100 Trials before the Wracktail fight; they are found in the 98th room. One of the Underchomp's heads resembles a Red Chomp as well.

WarioWare: Touched![edit]

The Red Chomp in WarioWare: Touched!

A Red Chomp appears in the souvenir "Reel-to-Reel" from WarioWare: Touched!

Mario Party 7[edit]

Red Chomp Dialogue Portrait MP7.png
A Red Chomp in Mario Party 7
A Red Chomp in Mario Party 7

In the Pyramid Park board of Mario Party 7, a single Red Chomp is located on the left side of the board, and its palace is larger and more detailed than the huts that house the regular Chain-Chomps. It is also much less accessible than the other Chomps. For 10 coins, it will let a player use three Dice Blocks and ride on it, moving that many spaces around the board, whereas the other Chomps offer only one Dice Block for the same amount of coins. If the Red Chomp manages to ram another player, a star is stolen from the victim and given to the player riding the Chomp.

If the players have a Snack Orb activated before the Red Chomp is about to ram into them, it will avoid them to go after the bone to prevent them from losing their star from being stolen.

Other appearances[edit]

Hyrule Warriors Legends / Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition[edit]

A Red Chomp in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
Link using a Red Chomp in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

A Red Chomp is Link's level 4+ Ball and Chain weapon upgrade when using his Burning Gloves moveset in Hyrule Warriors Legends and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition.


Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door[edit]

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door enemy
Red Chomp
Red Chomp.png Max HP 6 Attack 5 Defense 3 Location(s) Glitz Pit, Pit of 100 Trials (Levels 53-55, 58, 59)
Sleep? 0% Dizzy? 65% Confuse? 65% Tiny? 90%
Stop? 70% Soft? 95% Burn? 0% Freeze? 70%
Fright? 45% Gale Force? 30% KO? 95% Moves Chomp (5)
Level 24 Exp. points 0 Coins 3 - 4 Items Power Punch
Log A red, brutal Chain-Chomp. Attack and Defense are high. Rumor has it that it's so angry because someone painted it red while it was sleeping…
Tattle That's a Red Chomp. It's a rabid, red, biting, chewing, chomping fool! Max HP is 6, Attack is 5, and Defense is 3. Its attacks are so powerful, we could be in a world of hurt if we don't beat it fast! …Which is why it's really, REALLY lame that its Defense is so high. Its HP is pretty low, though, so items and special moves might just work… Just look at that color! Think someone painted it after it fell asleep at a party?

Super Paper Mario[edit]

Super Paper Mario enemy
Red Chomp
Sprite of a Red Chomp from Super Paper Mario. Max HP 8 Items
Attack 3 Location(s) Castle Bleck Interior (8-3), Flipside Pit of 100 Trials (Room 98)
Defense 8 Card type Uncommon
Score 2000 Card location(s) Card Shop; Catch Card/SP
Card description This bright red breed isn't very well behaved. That probably rules out winning best of show.
  List of Catch Cards  
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Tattle That's a Red Chomp. This angry Chomp is filled with uncontrollable rage... Max HP is 8, Attack is 3, Defense is 8. Even flames won't hurt this beast... Some say this Chomp's red color comes from its urge to devour pizza sauce... Maybe someone let it loose in a sauce warehouse...

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese レッドワンワン
Reddo Wanwan
Red Chain Chomp
French Chomp Rouge Red Chomp
German Roter Chomp (Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door)
Roter Kettenhund (Super Paper Mario)
Red Chomp
Red Chain Chomp
Italian Categnaccio rosso Red Chain Chomp
Korean 빨강멍멍이
Ppalgang Meongmeongi
Red Chain Chomp
Spanish Sangui y Juela Leech


A Mii feeding fruit to Chain Chomps in the Chomping Frenzy minigame of Mario Party 8
A Chomp turning red in Mario Party 8
Yoshi's Woolly World
Yoshi pushing a red Chomp Rock from Yoshi's Woolly World