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Ally Koopa Troop. Mushroom Kingdom, Bowser, Gooper Blooper
Debut Appearance Super Mario Bros.
Latest Appearance New Super Mario Bros. U

Blooper is a species of enemies found throughout the Mario universe. Bloopers made their first appearance in Super Mario Bros. where they would show up underwater. They later made a return in Super Mario Sunshine in the stage Ricco Harbor, where they could only be found above the water. In Super Mario Galaxy, there are bloopers that, once again, only live underwater, but, instead of attacking Mario, do there best to swim away from and spray ink at him.


[edit] Game History

[edit] Super Mario Series

[edit] Super Mario Bros.

Their first appearance

Bloopers make their first appearance in Super Mario Bros. in the underwater levels of the game. They will follow Mario in an attempt to hit him and can only be defeated by a fireball, even though they are water enemies. The Bloopers that appear on the ground in the game, cannot be defeated.

[edit] Super Mario: The Lost Levels

They would return in Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels that could fly in the air, similar to how they swim in the water. It can be defeated by being jumped on and the player will get 1,000 points for defeating them. They would take on a pink color unlike their usual white appearance though they would act the same way as they did in Super Mario Bros.

[edit] Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros. 3 would see two new types of Blooper enemies: Blooper Nannies and Baby Bloopers. The Blooper Nannies would act similar to a regular Blooper but would be followed by three Baby Bloopers behind it. She is able to send her babies off in every direction to make it harder for Mario to swim before they return to her after a short period of time. The original Bloopers would also return in this game and use the same function as they did in previous titles.

[edit] Super Mario Sunshine

Super Mario Sunshine.

They would take a break from Super Mario 64 and appear in Super Mario Sunshine with a new look. This would be the first time that they could stand on dry land and spit out goop. They would not appear in any water in this game and when they are sprayed by water, they will be stunned for a short period of time. They can be defeated by being jumped on or fall into water as they will disappear into a cloud of smoke. They will drop a coin when they are defeated and can be found in Ricco Harbor and Noki Bay.

There would be a new variety of ride-able Bloopers that appear on Ricco Harbor. They will not attack Mario as they are owned by Big Daddy. The Green Bloopers are the slowest of the bunch but the best at steering with. Yellow Bloopers have average speed and steering. While Purple Bloopers are the fastest of the bunch but have the worst steering. When they run into a wall, Mario will lose a life.

A Blooper boss would be introduced in the game called Gooper Blooper. It would be the boss of the Ricco Harbor and Noki Bary, where it will return out of revenge.

[edit] New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros. would see the Blooper act similar to they did in Super Mario Bros. and can only be defeated by a fireball or a hit from the Star. They could only be found in World 3-3 as well as Baby Bloopers and Blooper Nannies could be found in this game.

[edit] Super Mario Galaxy

They would return in Super Mario Galaxy in the Buoy Base Galaxy and Deep Dark Galaxy. When approached, they will begin to chase after him even to the surface of the water. When hit, they will damage him and release ink. They could be defeated by a Spin or a Koopa Shell.

[edit] New Super Mario Bros. Wii

New Super Mario Bros. Wii

They would return in New Super Mario Bros. Wii in World 4-4 and World 8-4. They would hide in the scenery and in Warp Pipes. After Mario passes the Blooper, they will shoot out from their hiding place and chase after Mario. Blooper Nannies would also appear in this game with the same ability. They would be immune to being frozen from Ice Mario as they will just break free.

[edit] New Super Mario Bros. U

Bloopers appear in New Super Mario Bros. U where their roles are the same as in New Super Mario Bros. Wii.

[edit] Super Mario Galaxy 2

Bloopers could be found on Starshine Beach Galaxy in Super Mario Galaxy 2. They could only be found in the deepest body of water that is around the largest tower in each missions.

[edit] Super Mario 3D Land

Bloopers would return in Super Mario 3D Land appearing in underwater levels of the game with their first appearance in World 3-2. When Mario draws near them, they will spray ink at the 3DS screen and the ink will stay there for a period of time or until the player blows on the 3DS mic which makes the ink get blown away.

[edit] New Super Mario Bros. 2

Bloopers can be seen appearing in New Super Mario Bros. 2 in the underwater level.

[edit] The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

In The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, the Bloopers would be known as Bloobers. They would only appear in two episodes of the show: "20,000 Koopas Under the Sea" and "Mario of the Deep". They would be King Koopa's aquatic minions and do most of his duties.

[edit] The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3

In The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3, they would appear alongside Blooper Nannies and Baby Bloopers in several episodes. They could be seen in "Mush-Rumors", "Oh, Brother!" and "Recycled Koopa".

[edit] Nintendo Comics System

They would make a small appearance in the Nintendo Comics System story Love Flounders. They would be among a group of sea creatures that try to get Mario to become Big Bertha's boyfriend, so none of them have to.

[edit] Nintendo Adventure Books

In Leaping Lizards, they will try to attack Luigi when he is traveling through Water Land. Later on, more Bloopers can be seen in a pool of water that Luigi falls into when exploring the secret lab of Iggy Koopa. They will spray Sleepy Ink at Luigi, but if he is using the Frog Suit, then he will reflect the goop. Once he has, he will frighten the Bloopers by making a scary face and find a pogo stick that they were guarding.

[edit] Yoshi Series

[edit] Yoshi

They would make their appearance in Yoshi in the A Type Part of the game and then again in the B Type part. They would look similar to the Bloopers in Super Mario Bros. 3.

[edit] Yoshi's Safari

Yoshi's Safari

In Yoshi's Safari, they would appear as flying enemies that will try to ram into Mario and Yoshi. They can be defeated by being shot repeatedly with the Super Scope. Also the mech built and used by Iggy Koopa, looks like a large Blooper.

[edit] Yoshi's Island DS

They would appear in the early stages of World 3 in Yoshi's Island DS. Bloopers would try to attack Yoshi by hopping up and down in bodies of water. They can be defeated by being eaten, hit by an egg, or being jumped on. They would also appear in the Aquatic Enemy Exhibit of the Island Museum.

[edit] Paper Mario Series

Poison Bloopers appear in Paper Mario: Sticker Star during the events of World 3. They attack Mario by shooting poison at him during battle which stuns him for a while. While Mario is poisoned he will also lose health every turn.

[edit] Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars

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Location(s) The Sea, Sunken Ship
HP 130
Attack 80
Defense 36
Magic Attack 21
Magic Defense 16
Special Attacks Ink Blast
Special Defense None
Weak Point Fire
Item Dropped None
Coins Dropped 0
Flower Dropped LUCKY! Flower
Experience Gained 12
Yoshi Cookie Item Elixir
Psychopath Thought "I love floating around."

Bloopers would appear as Bloobers in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. During the events of the game, they will be first encountered in The Sea close to the Sunken Ship. They can also be found inside of the Sunken Ship. When in battle, they have a low defense but their attack is high. They can be easily defeated, though they can deal a good amount of damage but have a high tendency to run away from battle, especially when they are the only enemy in battle. They have an ability called Ink Blast, which will do a large chunk of damage to one enemy. Inside of the Sunken Ship, there is a extremely large Bloober boss called, King Calamari that can be fought in the Treasure Room of the Sunken Ship. It is necessary to defeat so that Mario and progress with the game and towards the next star.

[edit] In Mario Kart

They would first appear in Mario Kart DS, Bloopers are items that will come and spray every screen of those located in front of you with ink, so that the racer has a difficult time seeing where he's going. The ink will come of after a certain amount of time, or if the racer goes of a boost, or uses a mushroom. They would later return in Mario Kart Wii and Mario Kart 7 with the same effect as they did in Mario Kart DS.

[edit] In Mario Baseball

Although he's not playable in Mario Superstar Baseball, blooper is playable in Mario Super Sluggers. His bat is white with his eyes toward the top.

[edit] In Mario Party

Blooper is an unlockable character in Mario Party 8. Along with being playable in 8, in Mario Party 3 and Mario Party 6 bloopers are featured either on the map, or in minigames.

A Blooper would be the stage boss for the Blooper Beach board in Mario Party 9. The boss mini-game, Blooper Barrage would have the players on a ship as they would use the cannons to shoot cannonballs at the Blooper while the Blooper jumps out of the water and throws Urchins at the players. After it is at half health, it will throw two Urchins at once and when defeated it will look dazed before exploding.

[edit] Mario Tennis Open

Blooper would be one of the five Chance Shots that appear in Mario Tennis Open. When the Blooper icon appears on the court, the player can press B or X to activate it. When it is used, it will create a highly curved shot that has a blue sparkling trail. The other player will spin out of control for a brief moment when they hit the ball.

The player can also purchase a Blooper Tennis Racket for 4,200 coins, a Uniform for 1,150 coins, wristbands for 2,050 coins, and shoes for 900 coins at the shop after they had been unlocked after a match.

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