Watermelon Whalin'

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Watermelon Whalin'
Watermelon Whalin'.png
Appears in Mario Party 10
Type 1 vs. 2 or 3 minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Gentle Sea Breeze

Watermelon Whalin' (Watermelon Whacking in the British English version) is a 1 vs. 2 or 3 minigame appearing in Mario Party 10. This minigame appears to be based on a traditional Japanese game, suikawari.


The players are at a beach, with the solo player holding a hammer and the rivals holding one watermelon each. The objective of the solo player is to whack the watermelons the rivals are holding. If the solo player manages to whack all of the watermelons, they win. If at least one rival holds their watermelon for the entire 30 seconds, the rivals win.

Rivals that lose their watermelons can still move to try and block the solo player from knocking out any other rival with a watermelon.


Solo (1 player)[edit]

+Control Pad − Move
One Button − Swing hammer

Rivals (2 or 3 players)[edit]

+Control Pad − Move

In-game description[edit]

"Solo Player: Hit the watermelons with One Button! - Rivals: Run away!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese すいかオニごっこ
Suika oni gokko
Watermelon Tag
Spanish Cacería de sandías Watermelon Hunting
French Casse-pastèque Break-Watermelon (Pun with "Casse-tête" (puzzle))
Dutch Meloenenmepper Melon Slap
German Melonenklopfer Melon Knocker
Italian Lo schiacciacocomeri The watermelon crush
Portuguese Martelos e Melancias Hammers and Watermelons