Spear Guy (character)

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This article is about the character from Mario Party Advance. For the species, see Spear Guy.
Spear Guy
Spear Guy from Mario Party Advance
Species Spear Guy
First appearance Mario Party Advance (2005)
“Hoowa! I am having much of the happiness!”
Spear Guy, Mario Party Advance

Spear Guy is a character in Mario Party Advance. He is encountered at the Spear Thicket, and when first approached, he will comment on whether or not the current character has a mustache. If they do not (either Princess Peach or Yoshi), he says that he wants a fight, but that their lack of a mustache makes them an unworthy opponent. If they do (either Mario or Luigi), he challenges them to a duel, saying that if he wins, he'll be just as brave. He also says that if they win the duel, they can keep the minigame (Tank-Down). After winning the duel, he is impressed by their skill and sticks to his promise, giving them the game. He then compliments them before asking them to come back for a rematch. The ending credits state that, to this day, Spear Guy lurks in the thicket, waiting for someone else with a mustache to pass by.

Names in other languages[edit]

Since Spear Guy is named after his species, he shares the same name as them.

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヤリホー
Portmanteau of yari (spear) and Heihō (Shy Guy)
French Mass'lanss Portmanteau of "Maskass" (Shy Guy) and lance (spear)
Italian Tipo Selva Thicket Guy