Cheep-Chomp, as seen in New Super Mario Bros..
|First Appearance||New Super Mario Bros.|
|Latest Appearance||New Super Mario Bros. 2|
Cheep-Chomps are a bigger type of Cheep-Cheeps that can be found in underwater levels of New Super Mario Bros. and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. They are purple with a green back fin and have enormous mouths.
Whenever Mario or Luigi got close to them in New Super Mario Bros., the Cheep-Chomp would open its mouth and attempt to eat the plumbers. They would often follow them around the screen in an attempt to eat them. If they are successful, then the player will lose a life and have to start the level over. They can be defeated by a Fireball or smashed by Mega Mario/Luigi. They could only be found in World 3-1.
During the events of New Super Mario Bros. Wii, only two of them would appear. One would be found in bonus area in 4-4 and the other in bonus area of 9-2. A Fireball or Starman could defeat them, though the are invincible to ice balls from Ice Mario, These Cheep-Chomps would be slightly bigger and release three 1-Up Mushrooms when defeated.
Cheep-Chomps will be appearing in New Super Mario Bros. 2. They will appear in World 1-5 and it is unknown if they will appear in any other level.