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“Whatever you do, don't throw a Blue Berry into the well! ...Hey guy! By the way, do you even know what my name is? They call me Tolielip. I personally think it's kind of a rude name. I mean, I never lie! Never! ...Heh heh heh, ha ha ha!! Wah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!! Baaaaah ha ha ha ha!!”
Tolielip, Paper Mario

Tolielip is a goofy-looking narcissus in Paper Mario that lives in Flower Fields. Present near the edge of the central hub, his only role is to give Mario false hints about his objectives. Ironically, his advice can be useful to the heroic plumber; if Mario does the exact opposite of what Tolielip says, he can make progress in the level or uncover helpful secrets. His name is a combination of the words "to lie", and "tulip." The "lip" part of his name could also refer to his incessant talking. However, he's a narcissus, not a tulip.


  • "It's a Tolielip. He definitely knows a lot about Flower Fields. Unfortunately, he's a liar. You can figure out his riddles, can't you, Mario?"


  • Goombario's tattle identifies "Tolielip" as a species instead of an individual.
  • Because Tolielip says "Tolielip" is a name people call him, Tolielip may not even be his real name (unless he was lying about that, too).

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ウソツキ草
Usotsuki Gusa
From「嘘つき」(usotsuki, liar or fibber) and「草」(kusa, grass)