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Character artwork of a Torion.
First appearance Super Mario Land (1989)

Torions[1][2] are fast-moving, carnivorous fish in the game Super Mario Land. They are weak against the Marine Pop's torpedoes and are defeated after one successful hit. They award Mario with a 100 points each. Torions are found only in World 2-3 of the Muda Kingdom, the Marine Pop's level. Torions always swim in groups of three. According to the instruction manual of Super Mario Land, Honen are undead Torions that were eaten by Tatanga.


Super Mario Land[edit]

  • 3DS Virtual Console manual: "These man-eating fish always swim in groups of three. Each one can be defeated with a single torpedo."


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese トリオン[3]
Derived from「トリオ」(torio, trio), as they mostly appear in groups of three
German Torion Torion
Spanish Torion Torion


  1. ^ Super Mario Land English instruction booklet, page 15.
  2. ^ The Nintendo Game Boy Player's Guide, page 5.
  3. ^ Super Mario Land Japanese instruction booklet, page 17.