Hoo

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Not to be confused with Hoot.
Hoo
Hoo
Species Owl
First appearance Super Princess Peach (2005)

Hoo is the second boss of Super Princess Peach, residing in Hoo's Wood.

Battle

Hoo is the boss of Hoo's Wood 2-6. After Peach witnesses a trapped Toad in a bubble, Hoo claws the bubble and swoops away.

At the start of battle. Hoo attacks by throwing eggs at Princess Peach, which hatch into baby owls. Peach can whack them with Perry. It then swoops down at Peach, who can jump on its head.

After Hoo loses three lives, it uses the Joy Vibe and lays a bunch of eggs on the platform, breaking it. Peach will fall with Hoo flying after her for the whole battle. Hoo must be hit on the head twice; Peach must use her Joy Vibe to hover over it. However, Hoo shields itself while Peach uses the vibe, requiring her to deactivate it while floating above it. After being defeated, Hoo summons a whirlwind and disappears; Peach touches the ground.

Glossary profile

  • 81: The protector of Hoo's Wood. Attacks when threatened.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese モーリ
Mōri
From「森」(mori, forest) and possibly「ホーホー」(hōhō, onomatopoeia for owl's hooting sound)

German Bubo
A genus of owls
Italian Gufoss
Portmanteau of "gufo" (owl) and "boss"

Trivia

  • Hoo has quite a few similarities to Skowl from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. They are both the second boss of their respective games, both are owls, both release eggs that spawn smaller owl-like enemies, both are fought atop a tree, and both fly for the majority of the battle.