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Prince Pikante is an Octoomba from Shiverburn Galaxy.


Physical description

Prince Pikante is a large green Octoomba. He resembles an octopus fused with a battle tank.

In Super Mario Galaxy 2

Prince Pikante is a boss from Super Mario Galaxy 2 who is fought in the Shiverburn Galaxy during the mission "Prince Pikante's Peppery Mood. Prince Pikante shoots fireballs from his mouth and cannon. He will also hurl a coconut as well as tackling Mario or Luigi. Occasionally, Prince Pikante will shoot a volley of small fiery meteors and coconuts in the air, which will plummet slowly towards the ground. The fireballs that Prince Pikante shoots will create pools of lava. In order to defeat Prince Pikante, Mario must deflect coconuts back at him. After three hits, Prince Pikante will be defeated.


Prince Pikante's name is the Spanish word picante, which means hot or spicy.


  • Prince Pikante and King Kaliente are similar.
    • They inherit the royal status.
    • They are both Octoombas.
    • They shoot fireballs and coconuts.
    • The player can defeat the bosses by deflecting coconuts.