Skeeter (New Super Mario Bros.)

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This article is about the enemies appearing in New Super Mario Bros.. For the similar enemy of the same name first appearing in Super Mario 64, see Skeeter.
World 3-A
First appearance New Super Mario Bros. (2006)
Variant of Skeeter
Skeeter from New Super Mario Bros.A Skeeter's bomb

Skeeters[1] are large-bodied magenta versions of the enemy of the same name in New Super Mario Bros. They appear in only two of the game's levels: World 3-A and World 8-2. They skate aimlessly across the surface of water, dropping blue bombs drawn with white skulls. The bombs can destroy blocks, giving access to some Star Coins as a result. They and their bombs release coins upon being hit with a fireball from Fire Mario.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ボムメンボ[2][3]
Bomu Menbo
Bomb Skeeter
Chinese 炸弹水黾[4]
Zhàdàn Shuǐmǐn
Bomb Water Strider
German Wasserläufer Skeeter
Italian Idroragno bomba[5] Skeeter Bomb/Bombing Skeeter


  1. ^ Loe, Casey. New Super Mario Bros. Official Nintendo Player's Guide, page 12.
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  3. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Sūpā Mario Burazāzu Hyakka: Nintendō Kōshiki Gaido Bukku
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  5. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia, pag. 115