Seedy Pod

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Seedy Pod
Seedy Pod
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
Variant of Pokey Head

Seedy Pods[1], also known as Yunbos[2][3], are a variety of Sanbo Head with yellow flowers and blue skin. They only appear in Bianco Hills and a minicourse during the events of Super Mario Sunshine. When approached, a Seedy Pod burrows underground while launching its seeds at would-be attackers. The creature can be defeated by stunning it with water from a safe distance, and then jumping on top of it. Once defeated, the Seedy Pod drops a coin (or a Red Coin when in the Red Coin Field). Seedy Pods can be heard singing and seen dancing when one is standing far away. Musical notes even appear above their heads while singing. A Seedy Pod can be eaten by Yoshi when it's in its invincible state.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese たねまきサンボ[4]
Tanemaki Sanbo
Seed Scattering Pokey
German Bomben-Knospe Bomb Bud
Italian Marghilarva[5] Pokey-larva/Pokey in a larval stage


  1. ^ Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton. Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 17.
  2. ^ Loe, Casey. Super Mario Sunshine Perfect Guide. Page 34.
  3. ^ Bogenn, Tim, and Doug Walsh. Super Mario Sunshine BradyGames Official Strategy Guide. Page 7.
  4. ^ Shogakukan. 「スーパーマリオサンシャイン任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Super Mario Sunshine Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook). Page 19.
  5. ^ Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia; pag 99