Raphael the Raven, also goes by either Raphael Raven or simply Raphael, is a character that first appeared as a boss in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.


Raphael Raven is first seen as an average sized Raven until Kamek turns him bigger. It is revealed in Paper Mario that he retained his size.


Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

Raphael the Raven is fought on the moon in space. Yoshi must defeat him by throwing eggs at him.

Paper Mario

After many years have past, Raphael the Raven has mellowed out and now has become an ally to Mario in this game. Mario has trouble getting into Mt. Lavalava and requests the help of Raphael the Raven. Raphael agrees and he has the other Ravens build a transportation system that allows Mario to get into Mt. Lavalava.

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Raphael the Raven only appears as a trophy named simply "Raphael Raven".


  • Raphael the Raven's name and how he turned angry in Paper Mario may be a reference to Raphael, one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.



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