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Wario Land: Shake It! enemy
Artwork of a Scarracuda from Wario Land: Shake It!
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Scarracudas are piranha-like enemies with silver fangs in Wario Land: Shake It! Their name is a pun on "barracuda" and "scare". There are three varieties of Scarracuda: red, green, and black. Red ones simply swim around in a pool of water. However, green ones can jump out of the water and attempt to bite Wario if he comes too close. Black ones live in the lava, but otherwise act the same as Green Scarracudas. If Wario gets hit by their fangs, he gets hurt. They can be defeated by running into them via a Max Fastosity Dasherator, Dash Attacking them while they are in the air, or throwing an enemy at them.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese パックンギョ
Pakkun Gyo
Play on「ぱっくんちょ」(pakkuncho, a Japanese expression for "eating in one bite") and「魚」(gyo, fish)
German Horrorkuda Portmanteau of "horror" and "barrakuda" (barracuda)
Italian Squarracuda Portmanteu of "squalo" (shark) and "barracuda"
Spanish (NOA) Tiburaña Portmanteau of "tiburón" (shark) and "piraña" (piranha)