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First appearance Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (1994)
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Ukiwani are crocodilian enemies in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 and appear as members of the Brown Sugar Pirates. They wear inner tubes and lazily 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, which are swim faster and have a longer leap.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ウキワニ[1]
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.