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An Ukiwani as seen in Mario Character Encyclopedia: Perfect Edition
An Ukiwani as depicted in KC Deluxe

Ukiwani[1] are crocodilian enemies in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 and appear as members of the Brown Sugar Pirates. They wear inner tubes and lie in wait in a lake. When Wario crosses the lake, Ukiwani leap up and snap at him.

Similar enemies known as Tobawani appear in Wario Land 4.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ウキワニ
Portmanteau of 「浮き輪」 ukiwa (swim ring) and 「ワニ」 wani (crocodile).


  1. Kazuki, Motoyama. KC Deluxe Vol. 24: Super Mario Land 3 Part 1. Pages 6-7.