Ring Beamer

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Not to be confused with Ring Burner.
Ring Beamer
First appearance Super Mario Galaxy (2007)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
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Ring Beamers[1] are spiked yellow mechanical enemies that appear in Super Mario Galaxy and its sequel, Super Mario Galaxy 2. When Mario or Luigi approaches, they attack by emitting a circular shockwave that damages him if he touches it.

Ring Beamers are circular and yellow. Their heads are covered in spikes, making them hazardously surfaced in general.


Super Mario Galaxy[edit]

Ring Beamers first appear in Super Mario Galaxy, featuring in the Toy Time Galaxy and the Dreadnought Galaxy. They are stationary enemies that fire lasers in a circular shockwave formation, which will damage Mario or Luigi if he makes contact with them. They cannot be destroyed or stunned by any means.

Super Mario Galaxy 2[edit]

Mario approaching some Ring Beamers in the Grandmaster Galaxy

Ring Beamers reappear in Super Mario Galaxy 2, behaving identically to their first appearance, appearing in the Shiverburn Galaxy and the Grandmaster Galaxy. Unlike their debut appearance, this incarnation of them can be stopped by the Co-Star Luma, but not destroyed.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese リングビーマー[2]
Ringu Bīmā
Ring Beamer
German Stachel-Laser Sting laser
Spanish (NOE) Robot Dispararrayos (Super Mario Galaxy)
Anillo Láser(Super Mario Galaxy 2)


  1. ^ Super Mario Galaxy / Super Mario Galaxy 2 internal filename (RingBeamer)
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, pages 128 and 161.