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Goombella, Mario and Swindell.

Swindell is a Bandit that lives in the East side of Rogueport in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. Goombella has heard he's a thief but he's never been seen stealing. He spends time whispering to Arfur, a Doogan, about something unknown.

Swindell seems to be a supporter of Ishnail and does not like the actions of the Pianta Syndicate led by Don Pianta. However, he admits that he has neither seen Ishnail, Don or the Don's successor, Frankie. At the end of the game, he decides that neither of them are as good as Mario.

Tattle Information[edit]

  • That's Swindell, the bandit. At least, I HEAR he's a thief, but I've never seen him steal. He's always whispering to Arfur about something.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ボーロン
Spanish Serrallonga Possibly it's a reference to a Spanish mini-series Serrallonga, la llegenda del bandoler (that is about a famous bandit)
French Maskrate Pun on "mask"
Italian Furfabio From "Furfo" (Bandit) and the given name Fabio


  • Swindell's name is a pun on "swindle", a verb that means "to steal" or to "to cheat out of something". It could also be a pun on the Norwegian word "svindel" which means "scam".