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GBDK Sukopi Artwork.png
Artwork of a Sukōpī from Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten
First appearance Donkey Kong (1994)

Sukōpī are arachnid creatures, designed after scorpions, which appear in Donkey Kong for Game Boy. Three can be seen in Stage 5-11 of the Desert, out of which only two can be interacted with, since the other one is left out of the boundaries of the stage's accessible map. A lone Sukōpī can also be found in Stage 8-6.

Sukōpī are indestructible enemies that run up walls and ceilings, always following the path opening in front of them and walking at a constant, moderate speed. Should Mario come in contact with one of these enemies, he loses a life. Prior to exploring Stage 5-11, Mario encounters Snipers, which behave the same as Sukōpī.

In Stage 5-11, Sukōpī bustle inside small areas delimited by gates, which Mario can trigger by pulling switches. The hero can thus influence the enemies' space restrictions, as well as his own susceptibility to potential enemy attacks.

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Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten[edit]

種族 クリープ族
性格 執念深い
登場ゲーム GBドンキー
壁をどんどんつだって進んでくる恐怖のサソリモンスター。上も横も触っだら一発でアウト 。カギをぶつけてもやっつけられないから 。近くにきたらすぐに逃げよう。[1]

Tribe: Creep clan
Disposition: Spiteful
Game appearances: GB Donkey
Scorpions coming through the wall.
The dreaded scorpion monster that keeps advancing along the walls. If you touch it on the top or side, you're out. You can't kill it by hitting it with a key. If it comes near you, run away immediately.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スコーピー[2][1]
Diminutive of the English word "scorpion"


  1. ^ a b 「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Ban Mario Character Daijiten), page 93.
  2. ^ Kazuki, Motoyama. Volume 30 of the KC Deluxe manga, page 51