Spiky Gloomba

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Spiky Gloomba
Spiky Gloomba
A Spiky Gloomba in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
First appearance Paper Mario (2000)
Latest appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
Variant of Spiked Goomba

Spiky Gloombas (also known as Spiked Gloombas) are Gloombas with a spike on their head. Because they have a spike on their head, Mario will get hurt if he jumps on them, unless he has the Spike Shield. In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, they appear in the Pit of 100 Trials in the Rogueport Sewers. They are much tougher than a regular Spiked Goomba. This Goomba variety, along with the Hyper Spiky Goomba, is the strongest in the game.


Paper Mario[edit]

Paper Mario Enemy
Spiked Gloomba
Sprite of a Spiky Gloomba, from Paper Mario. Max HP 7 Attack 3 Defense 0 Type Ground, Top-Spiky
Level 12 Strong None Weak None Moves Spikebonk (3)
Sleep? 70%, 0 Dizzy? 80%, 0 Shock? 90%, 0 Shrink? 80%, 0
Stop? 90%, 0 Fright? 75% Air Lift? 90% Hurricane? 85%
Coins 1 + 1-2 Items Dizzy Dial, Sleepy Sheep Run 20 Location(s) Toad Town Tunnels
Tattle This is a Spiked Gloomba. They're Spiked Goombas who live in the Toad Town Tunnels. Max HP: 7, Attack Power: 3, Defense Power: 0 Be careful of the spiked hats they wear. It'll definitely hurt if you jump on 'em.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door[edit]

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Enemy
Spiky Gloomba
Spiky Gloomba Max HP 7 Attack 4 Defense 0 Location(s) Pit of 100 Trials (Levels 21-29)
Sleep? 80% Dizzy? 80% Confuse? 80% Tiny? 90%
Stop? 90% Soft? 90% Burn? 100% Freeze? 80%
Fright? 90% Gale Force? 90% KO? 80% Moves Spikebonk (4)
Level 13 Exp. points 0 Coins 0 - 2 Items HP Drain, Fire Flower, Super Shroom, HP Plus
Log A Gloomba with a painful-looking spike that likes damp places.
Tattle That's a Spiky Gloomba. It's a Spiky Goomba that likes dark places. Max HP is 7, Attack is 4, and Defense is 0. Its Attack is pretty high, huh? I'm sure you know this, but try not to jump on the spike. I wonder if I'd look like that if I stayed down here long enough? ...I'd rather not think about that. Are there tanning salons in Rogueport?

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヤミトゲクリボー
Yami Togekuribo
Dark Spine Goomba
Chinese 黑暗刺头栗小子
Hēiàn Cìtóu Lìxiǎozi
Dark Spike Head Goomba
French Gloombapic Portmanteau of "Gloomba" and "pic" (spike)
German Stachelglumba (Paper Mario)
Pieks-Glumba (Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door)
Spike Gloomba
Italian Gloombistrice Spiky Gloomba