Talkatoo

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Talkatoo
Talkatoo SMO.jpg
Species Bird
First appearance Super Mario Odyssey (2017)
“What is the secret you're seeking? I know it, I know it, ha HA! I can't tell you, but I'll give you a clue: (name of the Power Moon) ♪ It's hiding somewhere and no peeking! ♪ Go find it, go find it, scra-CAW!”
Talkatoo, Super Mario Odyssey
Talkatoo.JPG

Talkatoo is a parrot from the game Super Mario Odyssey. He appears across multiple kingdoms and likes to gives names of Power Moons to Mario when consulted. Talkatoo's message consists of this recurring sentence: "I can't tell you, but I'll give you a clue: (name of the Power Moon) ♪ It's hiding somewhere and no peeking! ♪ Go find it, go find it, scra-CAW!". During the fight against Mollusque-Lanceur, however, he merely squawks in fear. He is mostly yellow in color, has a black beak and has a brown explorer's hat with a white feather in it. The feather is yellow at the top.

His name is a portmanteau of "talk" and "cockatoo."

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒント鳥
Hinto Tori
Hint Bird
Spanish Cotorrete From "cotorra" (parrot), and "-ete" ending (little, or despective).
French Perrotruc From "perroquet" (parrot) and "truc" (thing, or tip)
Dutch Talkatoo -
German Schnackehlchen From "schnacken" (colloquial, to speak) and "Rotkehlchen" (European robin)
Italian Chiacchierotto From "chiacchierare" (to chat)
Russian Поболтайчик
Poboltaychik
From "поболтать poboltat'" (colloquial, to chat)
Korean 힌트새
Hinteusae
Hint Bird
Chinese 提示鳥
Tíshì Nǐao
Hint Bird

Trivia[edit]

  • If Cappy flies near Talkatoo, he will squawk endlessly until Cappy moves away.