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Red Yoshis are a variety of Yoshi. In Super Mario World, when it eats any shell, it gains the ability to spit Yoshi's Fireballs plus the shell power. They can be found in Star World 1 and Star World 4.
Super Mario series
Super Mario World
In Super Mario World, a Red Yoshi has the ability to shoot fireballs no matter what color Koopa Shell is in its mouth. Blue and yellow shells still retain their normal effects until the fireballs are shot. The first Red Yoshi can be found as a Baby Yoshi in either Star World 1 or Star World 4.
A Red Yoshi in this game has red skin, but orange gloves, brown shoes and a brown saddle.
In the Game Boy Advance remake Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World, once a Red Yoshi has been found in the Star World, it possible to find them in lieu of Green Yoshi if Fire Mario hits a ? Block containing a Yoshi Egg.
Super Mario 64 DS
In Super Mario 64 DS, the second player in multiplayer VS. mode can play as a Red Yoshi. In this game, it has a light red color.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Super Mario Run
Red Yoshi was made available as a playable character in Super Mario Run following the release of the version 2.0.0 update on March 22, 2017. It can be unlocked after purchasing Red Yoshi's House from the Kingdom Builder shop, which only becomes available if the player has gathered a total of 9999 Toads, of which at least 1000 must be Yellow.
Game & Watch Gallery 2
Although Red Yoshi itself doesn't appear in any of the available Modern versions of each of the Game & Watch games, it was used as the representing icon for if the player fails to catch Yoshi in the game Parachute, despite the Yoshi NPCs being Green.
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island / Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
In Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Red Yoshi looks about the same as it did in Super Mario World, but with orange shoes and an orange saddle. However in the Game Boy Advance port, Red Yoshi wears teal-colored shoes.
From Yoshi's Story onwards, Red Yoshi has blue shoes and a red saddle.
Yoshi's Woolly World / Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World
Red Yoshi reappears as a playable character in Yoshi's Woolly World and Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World. Unlike Green Yoshi, Pink Yoshi, and Light Blue Yoshi, Red Yoshi is always unlocked as a playable character by default. It does not play differently from other Yoshis.
Super Mario World: Mario to Yoshi no Bōken Land
A Red Yoshi was one of the main characters in Super Mario World: Mario to Yoshi no Bōken Land in which he aids Mario, Luigi, and Yoshi to save Princess Peach and Dinosaur Land.
Super Smash Bros. series
The Red Yoshi has also made an appearance in the Super Smash Bros. games as an alternative color scheme for Yoshi. Oddly, in Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee, it appeared with a bright red skin tone and purple shoes. In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, though, it appears with its normal coloration. This coloration is also present in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Red Yoshi reappears as an alternative color scheme for Yoshi.
Paper Mario series
A Red Yoshi appears in the Yoshi's Village in Paper Mario, and red is one of the colors that the Yoshi Kid can be in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. One Red Yoshi can attack Mario in The Emerald Circus in Paper Mario: Color Splash.
Mario Tennis series
Mario Power Tennis / New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis
In Mario Power Tennis, Yoshi can change colors every time he performs a Rolling Egg Return, provided the player has completed the Flower Cup with any character. One of the colors that Yoshi can turn is red. Red Yoshi is also a cameo in the minigame Artist On the Court.
Mario Tennis Open
Mario Tennis Aces
Mario Tennis Aces's version 2.1.0 update added Red Yoshi as a playable color swap of Yoshi. This variant is used by the third player in the Yoshi's Ring Shot co-op challenge, although it can be unlocked for use in other modes by accumulating 50,000 points in the aforementioned co-op challenge. Unlike in Mario Tennis Open, Red Yoshi has the same green racket as the green Yoshi. Also, Red Yoshi's Egg Roll uses a red Yoshi Egg.
Mario Hoops 3-on-3
One appears as an alternate color of Yoshi in Mario Hoops 3-on-3, unlocked by achieving a silver trophy in the Flower Tourney, Hard Mode. The player must hold the D-pad , , or while putting normal Yoshi in the hoop during character selection.
Mario Super Sluggers
In Mario Super Sluggers, the Red Yoshi is a team player. Among all the playable Yoshis though, it has the weakest fielding abilities.
Mario Sports Mix
Mario Kart series
Mario Kart Arcade GP DX
Mario Kart 8 / Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
In Mario Kart 8, Red Yoshi appears as an alternate skin for Yoshi. It is available though purchasing both The Legend of Zelda × Mario Kart 8 and Animal Crossing × Mario Kart 8 DLC packs. Red Yoshi is also the staff ghost of GCN Yoshi Circuit. In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Red Yoshi is available from the start.
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Official profiles and statistics
Mario Super Sluggers
Mario Tennis Open
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Super Mario Run
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