Terekuribō

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Terekuribō
Terekuribō
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)
Variant of Goomba
Boo
Relatives
J-son
Terekuribō

Terekuribō (generically referred to by Nintendo Power as ghosts)[1] are Boo-like ghosts of Goombas found in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. They are only present in the schoolhouse level of Pumpkin Zone. True to its appearance, Terekuribō is invincible like a Boo, but moves and acts like a Goomba. Green Shells and Stars are effective in defeating it.

A Terekuribō appears in the concept art of Super Mario Odyssey, suggesting they may have been planned to appear in the game somewhere early in development.[2]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese テレクリボー[3]
Terekuribō
Portmanteau of「テレサ」(Teresa, Boo) and「クリボー」(Kuribō, Goomba)
German Spuk-Gumba Spooky Goomba
Italian Goomba Fantasma Ghost Goomba[4]

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