Spiked parachute guy
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Page 52 of Craig Wessel's Warioland 4 book, titled "Aerodent", mentions the pin enemy:
Now, I told you before that some of the monsters that I’ve faced were a bit strange. This one is by far the grandaddy of weirdness. Ever seen a rat riding a giant inflatable Teddy Bear? No? Well, I have!
Anyway, the Teddy started floating up in the air and then began dropping these spiked parachute guys. I know better than to wait for pain to come to me. I brought the pain to them. As soon as I could, I jumped on their heads to neutralize them. This left a bunch of sharp spikes on the ground.
Hmm . . . inflatable bear, spikes . . . I had an idea. I grabbed a spike and threw it straight up at the bear’s belly. POP! The bear began falling toward me, so I moved out of the way fast.
Interestingly, this (accidentally) almost matches the Shogakukan guide - "spiked parachute guy" refers to the teki (enemy), and "spike" refers to its bottom hari (needle). Given the current name is conjecture based on generic terms, would this be better? LinkTheLefty (talk) 19:12, July 3, 2020 (EDT)