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The title of this article is official, but it comes from a non-English source. If an official name from an English source is found that is not from the English Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia, the article should be moved to its appropriate title.

First appearance Super Mario Galaxy 2 (2010)
Boo Mario between three Tongari

Tongari are turbo snail-like enemies that appear Super Mario Galaxy 2. They have a giant white cone-shaped shell adorned with orange spikes, and have a purple head with a pair of skittish eyes that dart back and forth constantly. They first appear as uncommon enemies in the Starshine Beach Galaxy's underwater portion. They later appear as one of the main obstacles in Boo Moon Galaxy's Haunting the Howling Tower mission. They move around very slowly and cannot be defeated.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese トンガリ[1]
Sharp Point
German Stachelkrebs Spine Crab
Italian Paguspino


  1. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Galaxy 2 section, page 160.