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Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Enemy
Location(s) Beanbean Outskirts
Level 8
HP 24
POW 35
Defense 18
Speed 30
Experience 2
Coins 8
Item Drop Nut (12%)
Muddy Jeans (11%)
Fire Normal
Thunder Normal
Jump Normal
Hammer Normal
Stat Down?
Superstar Saga Enemy
Location(s) Beanbean Outskirts
Level 12
HP 14
POW 26
Defense 22
Speed 25
Experience 14 (2)
Coins 4 (8)
Item Drop Woo Bean – 64.52%
Ultra Mushroom – 32.26% (100%)
Fire Normal
Thunder Normal
Jump Normal
Hammer Normal
Hand Normal
Stun? 30%
Burn? 60%
Stat Down? 100%
  • Stats in parentheses are from the Japanese version (if they differ from the original American and European stats).
  • Stats in gray are only found in the game's coding and are not available during "normal" gameplay.

Sworms are black worms found in the outskirts of Beanbean Castle Town in the game Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. They have two methods of attack: burrowing into the ground and popping out beneath Mario or Luigi, or burrowing underground and popping up in front of Mario or Luigi to bite him. The former method can be countered by jumps, and the latter by Hammers. Sworms are often assisted by Sharpeas.

Chain Chawful with Sworm.gif

Fawful-like versions of Sworms appear in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story, where they possess and command Chain Chomps to create Chain Chawfuls. These Sworms are green and order the Chain Chomp they're controlling. The Sworms can be dislodged and eaten with Bowser's vacuum attack, thus freeing the Chain Chomp the Sworm was controlling.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ニョロプー
From 「にょろにょろ」 nyoronyoro, referring to slithering or wriggling, and "Choropū", the Japanese name for Monty Mole
Spanish Topo Novo Pun on a corruption of nuevo (new) and topo (mole).
French Crocker Pun on croquer (to crunch).
German Digger Pun on the english word digger and on the german term with the same name that is comparable to dude or bro
Italian Struzzo Talpa Mole Ostrich