Winged Strollin' Stu

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Winged Strollin' Stu
Winged Strollin' Stu
Artwork from Super Mario Sunshine.
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
Variant of Strollin' Stu
Variants
Swipin' Stu
Comparable
Flaptor
Paragoomba

A Winged Strollin' Stu[1] (also refered to as Name Kuri (wings)[2] and erroneously as a winged Goomba[3]) is a variety of Strollin' Stu in the game Super Mario Sunshine that can fly. They look like a Strollin' Stu with peach-colored skin and a blue bottom. They have a pair of wings that rapidly flutter and lack feet. When encountered in in normal courses they idly hover in-place. When Mario comes in close proximity, they start to fly towards him. When directly above Mario, they swoop down, depleting one bar from Mario's life meter upon making contact. As with other members of their species, a simple squirt with F.L.U.D.D. or a stomp defeats them. In secret courses, they fly back-and-forth along a fixed trajectory. There is a green variety of Winged Strollin' Stu called a Swipin' Stu that is larger and capable of stealing Mario's cap.

Winged Strollin' Stus only are found on Pinna Beach during the "Red Coins of the Pirate Ships" episode; Hotel Delfino's secret course; and Delfino Airstrip after the flood.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ハネクリン(青)[4][5]
Hanekurin (ao)
Hanekuri[6]
(internal)
Winged Strollin' Stu (blue); compare with Hanekurin (midori)

From hane (wing) and hamukuri
German Slam-Stu Slam Stu
Italian Stu-Vagante alato[7]
Para Stu blu[8]
Winged Strollin' Stu
Blue Para Stu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton. Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 17.
  2. ^ Bogenn, Tim, and Doug Walsh. Super Mario Sunshine BradyGames Official Strategy Guide. Page 6.
  3. ^ Loe, Casey. Super Mario Sunshine Perfect Guide. Page 79.
  4. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Sunshine section, page 99.
  5. ^ Nintendo of Japan. "CHARACTERS of Super Mario Sunshine". CHARACTERS of the Super Mario Bros. series (official Japanese character index). Published 2020. Accessed 04 Mar 2021.
  6. ^ Super Mario Sunshine, internal filename root/data/scene/pinnaBeach3.szs/scene/hanekuri/hanekuri.bmd
  7. ^ Italian Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 17.
  8. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia, Super Mario Sunshine section, page 100.