Scutlet (enemy)

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First appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (2009)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (2018)
Notable members
Scutlet (boss)

Scutlets are cockroach-like creatures that appear as enemies in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story. A larger member of the species that is also named Scutlet in English, Latin Spanish, French and Italian is found inside Bowser's Flame Pipe as a boss Mario and Luigi have to face.

More Scutlets appear outside of Bowser's body in Dimble Wood, which are much smaller than the one found in Bowser's body. For Bowser, they can be defeated in one hit for extra coins in the overworld, meaning they are exclusive for the Mario Bros. to battle normally. In battle, they appear in high numbers, and will attack by running at the Bros., showing which one they're going to attack beforehand. The attack is countered by jumping. Failing may give the Mario Bros. the Trip status effect. If three or less Scutlets remain, then one Scutlet will slowly walk over to a brother. This can be countered by a hammer. When Luigi is inside the giant Sockop, he must defeat four Scutlets.

Fittingly, Scutlets can be found in Junker Cans, as shown during the fight against Junker. In the Junker X battle, the Scutlets that come out of the Junker Can Xs are brown instead of the regular black.

Scutlets return in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey, where they additionally are found as enemies in the Bowser Jr.'s Journey mode.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Enemy
Scutlet (enemy)
Scutlet.gif HP 72 (108) POW 43 (108) DEF 65 (98) SPEED 138 (207) Coins 25 (38)
Level 21 Fire Normal Burn? Normal Battled by Mario and Luigi Location(s) Dimble Wood
Dizzy? Normal Stat Down? Normal KO? Normal Experience 100 Item Drop Super Mushroom - 10%
Rugged Socks - 20%
Notice: The second set of numbers next to the enemy's HP, POW, DEF, SPEED and Coins are stat increases from the Challenge Medal accessory; a 50% increase for HP, DEF, SPEED and Coins earned, and a 150% increase for POW.

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey[edit]

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Enemy
MLBISBJJScutlet.png HP: 72 POW: 87 DEF: 64 SPEED: 138 Experience: 100
Fire: Normal Jump: Normal Hammer: Normal Battled by: Mario & Luigi Coins: 25
Burn: 1x Dizzy: 1x Stat Down: 1x Speed down: 1x Item Drop: Supersyrup Jar - 20%
Rugged Socks - 10%
Level:           21 Location(s): Dimble Wood
  • Bowser Jr.'s Journey profile: They normally live quietly in the woods. When they rustle about, prepare to be tackled.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ぺタリーノ
From 「ぺったり」 (pettari, sticking closely) and the suffix -ino
Spanish (NOA) Piojuela Composed by piojo (lice) and "-uela", a sufix that is used to mean "little" or "a bit".
Spanish (NOE) Pegaracha Pun on pegar (to stick) and cucaracha (cockroach)
French Tocolan Pun on autocollant (sticker)
German Betalino From the boss version's German name Betaling and the Italian diminutive suffix -lino
Italian Malablatta Bad Cockroach