Uproot

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Uproot
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First appearance Super Mario Odyssey (2017)

Uproots are enemies from Super Mario Odyssey that can be controlled with Cappy. In their natural state, Uproots have flower pots on their heads, and have red eyes. They are shown to resemble onions when their flower pots are knocked off. They can stretch their legs, which telescope outward, to reach high places.[1]

Uproots can be found in the Wooded Kingdom, a secret, lava-filled area in the Seaside Kingdom, and the Darker Side. In order to break the flower pots on their heads, Mario needs to throw Cappy at them, allowing him to take control of the Uproot. They can be used to reach places Mario normally couldn't reach as well as raising certain platforms. They are also needed to defeat the boss Torkdrift through smashing both blocks and the boss's core.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese セノビー[2]
Senobī
From 背伸び (senobi), to stretch one's back to make oneself appear taller
Spanish Cebolleto Diminutive of cebolla (onion)
French Poupousse Portmanteau of pousse (bud) and pousser (to stretch)
Dutch Uproot -
German Mieswurz Portmanteau of mies (bad) and Wurzel (root)
Italian Bulbotto Diminutive of bulbo (bulb)
Russian Корняк
Kornyak
From корень (root).
Korean 쭈우키
Jju'uki
From 쭈욱 (jju'uk, stretching) and probably 키 (ki, height).
Chinese 腿伸伸 (Simplified)
Tuǐ shēn shēn
賽諾比 (Traditional)
Sài nuò bǐ
From 腿 (tuǐ, leg) and 伸 (shēn, to stretch).

Transliteration of the Japanese name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ According to the Bonneter biologist
  2. ^ Official Japanese Mario Odyssey Twitter