Torpedo Base (Targeting Ted)

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Torpedo Base
A red Torpedo Base launching a Targeting Ted
First appearance New Super Mario Bros. U (2012)
Latest appearance New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (2019)
Variant of Torpedo Base
Targeting Ted

Red Torpedo Bases[1] are artillery that appear in New Super Mario Bros. U. They resemble black Torpedo Bases, but they shoot Targeting Teds instead of Torpedo Teds. Red Torpedo Bases, along with Targeting Teds, are found in the level The Mighty Cannonship in Soda Jungle. In New Super Luigi U, they appear in Larry's Trigger-Happy Castle.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese サーチトーピード発射台[2]
Sāchi Tōpīdo Hasshadai
Targeting Ted Launcher
German Treffer-Ted-Kanone Hit Ted Cannon
Italian Cannone Siluro Ted[3] Targeting Ted Cannon


  1. ^ New Super Mario Bros. U internal filenames (content/Common/actor/torpedo.szs/torpedo.bfres/Models/torpedobase and content/Common/actor/torpedo.szs/torpedo.bfres/Textures/torpedo_base.1)
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, New Super Mario Bros. U section, page 215.
  3. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 215