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Artwork of a Tatenoko, from Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)
Tatenoko SML2.png

Tatenoko is an obstacle in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. It is a saw-like object that only appears in the first level of the Mario Zone. Its attack pattern consists of moving around horizontally on a set path, harming Mario if he touches them. They can only be defeated by throwing a Koopa Shell at them.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese タテノコ[1]
From「縦」(tate, vertical), referring to its movement pattern, and「鋸」(noko, saw)
German Tatenoko -
Italian Tatenoko[2]
Seghetto [3]