The Junior Shrooboid (ゲドンコモンスターG Gedonko Monster G?) is a character that appears in the game Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. He is known as ???? in Japan and Europe. It is a Shroob and the first mini-boss of the game. The enemy resembles a green humanoid blob with his species' typical pincer arms.



This battle serves as a tutorial battle to teach the player the attack scheme for Mario. Only Mario is used to face the Junior Shrooboid. Junior Shrooboid mainly attacks by spinning into Mario. This can be counterattacked by jumping at the right time. The Junior Shrooboid is implied to be one of the weakest Shroobs encountered in the game.


Junior Shrooboid came out of Professor E. Gadd's Time Machine, which Princess Peach was on. Junior Shrooboid peeked out of the door of the Time Machine, and roared at Mario. Luigi cowered behind Mario. Mario prepared to battle against the Junior Shrooboid. After the battle, Professor E. Gadd was seen studying Junior Shrooboid who is inside the test tube, and noted that the creature reacted strongly to the Cobalt Star's presence, something whose reason was later because the Elder Princess Shroob was lurking inside.


Partners in Time Enemy
Junior Shrooboid
Shrooboid Junior MLPIT.png HP 13 POW 16 Defense 20 Experience 6
Location(s) Peach's Castle Speed 15 Coins 0 Item drop None - 0%
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Level           1 Battled by           Peach's Castle