Fire Mario is one of Mario's many forms. Mario can use this form after picking up a Fire Flower. The form was first introduced in Super Mario Bros. and has since appeared in many other Mario titles.


Super Mario Bros. and other platformers

In this form, the user can throw fireballs at enemies. This form is marked by Mario's shirt and hat becoming mostly white with added red and his suspenders becoming red, instead of a mostly red shirt with added white and blue suspenders. It's the same for Luigi in Super Mario Bros., but he is white and green instead of white and red in later games.

In the sidescrolling games, when Mario becomes Fire Mario, he stays in that form until he gets damaged, when he will revert to Mario or Super Mario, depending on the game. He can throw fireballs at enemies, which is activated with the run button. Also, depending on the game, the enemies hit with fireballs may leave behind coins such as New Super Mario Bros DS and the Wii version.

In Super Mario 3D World, Toad, Peach, and Rosalina now have access to the Fire Flower power-up. Unlike Mario and Luigi, the three characters' color schemes are unique: Toad's Fire form uses the color scheme of the original Super Mario Bros. Super Mushroom sprite; Peach's Fire form uses the said character's Super Mario Bros. sprite artwork (as seen in the gallery below); Rosalina's Fire form is a deep amber red color.  

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins

In Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins during the final boss battle, Wario would pick up a Fire Flower and become Fire Wario; this was the only time Wario ever turned into Fire Wario., and is one of the few forms to appear in more than one game.

Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

In Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, a special item is based on Fire Mario. It is the Fireball, which can only be used by Mario and Luigi.

Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario Galaxy 2

In Super Mario Galaxy and its sequel, after finding a Fire Flower, Mario becomes Fire Mario for a short time. The fireballs in this game can hurt enemies, but also light Zelda like torches. Mario can use his fireballs by using his Star Spin.

Super Smash Bros. Series

In the Super Smash Bros. series, Mario's Neutral Special Move is the Fireball, which is directly based off of Fire Mario's form. Luigi's Nuetral Special is also based off of his fire form, however, unlike the Super Mario games, Luigi's fireballs are green and they do not bounce on the ground, rather they float in midair. In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, both Mario and Luigi gain a new costume that's based on their fire form. In Super Smash Bros. 4, Mario and Luigi keep their fire form costume while Peach and Rosalina receive their fire form costume. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi, Peach and Rosalina retain their fire form costume, but Mario had his replaced with his Wedding costume from Super Mario Odyssey.

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