Wing Mario

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Wing Mario
WingMarioSM64DS.png
Used on Mario, Luigi, Wario, Yoshi
Item Needed Wing Cap (Super Mario 64), Wings (Super Mario 64 DS) or Giant Star (all)
Power(s) Given Fly, slow fall (N64 version only)
First Appearance Super Mario 64 (1996)
Latest Appearance Super Mario 64 DS (2004)
Wing Mario in the original Super Mario 64.

Wing Mario is the form Mario takes on whenever he grabs a Wing Cap in Super Mario 64. which grants him the ability to fly with the small wings on his cap until the time-limit expires. In order for Mario to attain flight, he must first perform a Triple Jump (which can be done in place in this form), or be shot from a Cannon. Once in the air, the player must constantly raise and lower himself to maintain flight (similar to Cape Mario in the previous game). The player can also use the wings to fall slower and prevent fall damage. Mario is also transformed into Wing Mario by grabbing the Giant Star that appears after defeating Bowser in the final battle.

Super Mario 64 screenshot of Wing Mario.

Wing Mario returns in the remake, Super Mario 64 DS, but the Wing Cap is replaced by a white feather (referred to as Wings[1]), and it can only be obtained by Mario in the single-player game. However, players cannot slow their fall, unlike in the original version. Also, the game's multiplayer versus mode includes yellow ! Blocks containing feathers that allow Luigi, Wario and Yoshi to use this form, though in Yoshi's case, the wings grow on his back instead. Wing Mario is also depicted on the game's Japanese and Korean Box art.

Wing Mario makes a cameo appearance in one of Mario Party's title screens, where he is shown flying through the air, holding Luigi and Yoshi by their hands.

It made another cameo on the side of the box of Nintendo Monopoly.

Names in Other Languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese はねマリオ
Hane Mario
Wing Mario
Spanish (NOE) Mario Alado Winged Mario
French Mario Ailé Winged Mario

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  1. ^ Super Mario 64 DS English instruction manual, p. 18