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Sprite from Wario Land 4
First appearance Wario Land 4 (2001)

Tobawani are enemies in the game Wario Land 4, exclusively appearing in the Monsoon Jungle level. They resemble green alligators with orange scuba tanks and snorkeling masks. These enemies reside in bodies of water and can be very aggressive. They will attack Wario by leaping out of the water and biting him with their sharp teeth. If they see Wario in the water, they will also swim faster toward him. Tobawani can be dispatched several ways; the first one is dashing into its belly when it falls into the water; the second one is using a Super Smash Attack from above, after it falls back to water and begin rushing away. Both methods require the player to firstly lure a Tobawani to jump out of the water. Each lake will contain more Tobawani the higher the difficulty setting is, with Normal mode having only one.

Tobawani are similar to the Ukiwani from Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3, which swim slower and have a shorter leap.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese トバワニ[1]
From「飛ばす」(tobasu, "to send flying") and「鰐」(wani, "crocodile")


  1. ^ 2001. Wario Land 4 Shogakukan guide. Shogakukan (Japanese). Page 14.