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First appearance Wario Land II (1998)

Sawfish[1] are enemies found in Wario Land II resembling the real-world animal of the same name. They are aquatic enemies and thus only found in water.

Sawfish swim left and right rather slowly, but when they see Wario, they charge at him at a very high speed. Wario gets hit and loses coins if he touches their sword-like beaks, but touching them from any other side only pushes the sawfish away slightly. Touching them from below additionally stuns them for a short time.

Since sawfish are only found in water, where Wario cannot use any of his usual attacks, they are invulnerable. As they can only swim left and right, however, Wario can often move them out of his way by pushing them upwards.

In the Game Boy Color version, sawfish completely replace the four Kamukamu exclusive to the original Game Boy release.[2]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドリル[3]


  1. ^ Official American Wario Land II website (Internet Archive)
  2. ^ VampFox. The differences between the B&W WL2 and the color WL2. Wario Forums. Retrieved July 22nd 2016.
  3. ^ Wario Land 2: Nusumareta Zaihō Shogakukan guide, page 64.