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The Piranha Bean is an enemy that appears in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. It is only fought as Luigi at the far east side of the Beanbean Kingdom. Luigi must fight this being alone to get the Bean Fruit that it has swallowed. After it has been defeated, the Piranha Plant not only coughs up the Bean Fruit, but Prince Peasley as well.

Appearance

The Piranha Bean resembles Petey Piranha, but it is smaller, has white lips, and lacks petals on their head.

Battle

In battle, the Piranha Bean mainly attacks by spitting a small bean-like object at Luigi. The bean object turns out to be none other than Prince Peasley who somehow turned small. Like most Piranha Plants in this game, the Piranha Bean can also spit fireballs at Luigi which, sometimes, can be tough to avoid.

Strategy

Being a red Piranha Plant, the Piranha Bean is very weak to the Thunderhand technique so Luigi needs to stick with that for the entire battle. Mario is not in the battle, Luigi cannot use any Bros. Attacks.

Statistics

Superstar Saga Enemy
Piranha Bean
Piranhabean HP 180 (280) POW 74-85 Defense 138 (80) Speed 60 Experience 150 (250)
Fire Normal Thunder Critical Jump Spiny Hammer Normal Coins 1 (150)
Stat Down? 100% Stun? 30% Burn? 60% Hand Normal Item drop Piranha Swing – 100%
Piranha Suit – 61.29% (Super Nut - 0%)
Level           27 Location(s)           Beanbean Outskirts
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