Windbag (enemy)

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Windbag
A Windbag blowing a Nipper Dandelion and spreading Nipper Spores.
A Windbag blowing on a Nipper Dandelion.
First appearance Yoshi's Island DS (2006)
Relatives
Nipper Dandelion
Windbag sprite

Windbags[1][2] are brown, eggplant-like enemies that spew strong winds from Yoshi's Island DS. The strong wind blows four Nipper Spores out of a Nipper Dandelion, which eventually land and become Nipper Plants. If egged, they will die, but a few seconds later, they will regenerate. Yoshi will bounce off it if he touches it, and it will faint for a bit.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バタクサ[3]
Batakusa
Pun on「バタバタ」(batabata, Japanese onomatopoeia for rattling noise) and「豚草」(butakusa, ragweed)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Drew. The Yoshi's Island DS Player's Guide. Page 9.
  2. ^ Black, Fletcher. Yoshi's Island DS PRIMA Official Game Guide. Pages 88, 93.
  3. ^ 「ヨッシーアイランドDS任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Yoshi's Island DS Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 25.