Putrid Piranha is a type of Piranha Plant. This foe only appears in the Paper Mario series.


Paper Mario

Purtrid Piranhas are found mainly in the Jade Jungle of this game. They mainly attack Mario by biting at him that may cause poison.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Putrid Piranhas are found on Keelhaul Key and the Pit of 100 Trials. In this game, the Putrid Piranhas can now attack with a poison breath attack that can not only hit both Mario and his partner but may also cause poison. However, this attack is weaker than their usual bite attack.

Super Paper Mario

Putrid Piranhas can be found in the Land of the Cragnons of this game. Putrid Piranhas are commonly found in warp pipes and attack by breathing poison gas toward it's target. Putrid Piranhas often drop items such as Horsetails when defeated.


Paper Mario Enemy
Putrid Piranha
Putrid piranha2 Max HP 12 Attack 3 Defense 0 Type Ground
Level 17 Strong None Weak None Moves Bite (3), Poison Breath (2, Poison - Good, 3)
Sleep? 95%, 1 Dizzy? 50%, 0 Shock? 90%, 0 Shrink? 75%, 0
Stop? 85%, 0 Fright? 30% Air Lift? 20% Hurricane? 20%
Coins 1 + 1-3 Items None Run 24 Location(s) Jade Jungle, Mt. Lavalava
Tattle This is a Putrid Piranha. Max HP: 12, Attack Power: 3, Defense Power: 0 Putrid Piranhas sometimes bite, but the truly scary thing is their nasty, poisonous breath. The power of their bad breath is 2, but your HP will begin to fall if you get poisoned. You should try to recover as quickly as possible if you get poisoned.



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