The sprite for DEF-Down in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
|First Game||Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga|
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
|Appearances||Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga|
|Effects||The victim's defense is lowered for a number of turns.|
|Cure(s)||Over time or defense raising items.|
DEF-Down is a status effect that appears in the Mario RPGs.
DEF-Down returns in this game under the name Soft. When someone has the Soft status, their defense is lowered by 3 for a few turns. The best way to Soften an enemy is to use the Mr. Softener item which can be bought in certain item shops.