Tail Bullet Bill

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Tail Bullet Bill
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A Tail Bullet Bill in Super Mario 3D Land
First appearance Super Mario 3D Land (2011)
Variant of Bullet Bill
Comparable
Cat Bullet Bill

Tail Bullet Bills[1] are a species of Bullet Bill with striped tails that appear Super Mario 3D Land.

As with most Bullet Bills, they are fired from Bill Blasters, and fly in the direction they are fired from; unlike normal Bullet Bills, they will briefly slow and do a spin attack with their tails after traveling some distance. After defeating a Tail Bullet Bill, Mario sometimes can obtain a Super Leaf (Statue Leaves in Special World levels).

Official profiles[edit]

Super Mario 3D Land[edit]

  • North American Website Bio: "Some Bullet Bills managed to grab a Super Leaf to gain the powers of the Tanooki tail. After launching out of a cannon, they can surprise nearby adventurers by swinging their tails at will."
  • European Website Bio: "These Bullet Bills have grown tails, and can use them to launch a spinning attack on Mario!"

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese しっぽキラー
Shippo Kirā
Tail Killer
Spanish Bill Bala Tanuki Tanooki Bullet Bill
French Bill Balle à Queue Tail Bullet Bill
Dutch Tail Bullet Bill -
German Tanuki-Kugelwilli Tanuki Kugelwilli (german name for Bullet Bill)
Italian Pallottolo Bill Giracoda
Portuguese Bill Bala Cauda Tail Bullet Bill
Russian Хвостатый билл-пуля
Khvostatyy bill-pulya
Tail Bullet Bill

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