Vine Slime

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Not to be confused with Slug.
Vine Slime
Sprite of a Vine Slime from Yoshi's Story.
Sprite of a Vine Slime from Yoshi's Story
First appearance Yoshi's Story (1997)

Vine Slimes,[1] also known as Slugs,[2] are slug creatures that crawl up and down vines in the depths of Torrential Maze in Western releases of Yoshi's Story. They are blue and can move their two eyes from one side of their bodies to the other when they reach the end of a vine. Vine Slimes are indestructible and can only be avoided. They appear only in the aforementioned level.

In the original Japanese version, Vine Slimes and their vines do not appear, and the areas where they are found in the international versions instead contain Ghost Streams; the background was not touched up to remove the ghost holes.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
German Schlaweino[3]


  1. ^ Leung, Jason, Terry Munson, and Scott Pelland. Yoshi's Story Player's Guide. Page 11.
  2. ^ Prima Bath. Nintendo 64 Game Secrets, 1999 Edition Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Pages 105. "Yoshi will have to use the vines hanging down to cross an area. Be wary of the Slugs that move up and down some of the vines."
  3. ^ Yoshi's Story N64 Official Nintendo Spieleberater, Page 21.