Bony Beetle
Bony Beetle

AUTHOR: Michael.M
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GAMES: SMW, PM.

TYPE: Insect, Undead.

TURF: Castles, Arctic.

AFFILIATIONS: Koopa Troop.

CLOSE RELATIVES: Buzzy Beetle.

SKILLS AND ATTACKS: It can push spikes out of its back!

STRENGTHS: When the spikes are out, you can't jump on it.

WEAKNESSES: When it's spikes are retracted, you can jump on it and flip it over.

BACKGROUND: Bony Beetles have strong shells that can release spikes, just like a hedgehog. These creatures are dangerous. They land on the enemies with their spikes and when the spikes are retracted, they spin towards them. Bony Beetles are very rare and strong, so Bowser uses them last.

OTHER BACKGROUND INFO:
"This bunch of bones is really a petrified beetle with a bad attitude. Stomp him to stop him briefly; use a Cape Spin to get rid fo him for good." - Mario Mania
"Bony Beetle is actually a Buzzy Beetle with retractable spikes. If it ever pulls them in, use a jump attack to flip it over. Otherwise, negate the high defensive rating with a D-Down Pound." - Paper Mario Player's Guide.

QUOTES:
n/a.

STATS AND STRATEGIES:
Games: Super Mario World
Points: 200
Attack Pattern: Wanders back and forth with spikes protruding now and then.
Basic Strategies: Only stomp it when the spikes are down.
Advanced Strategies: If you have a cape use a Cape Spin to kill it.

Games: Paper Mario
HP: 8
Offence: 3-5
Defence: 4
Speed: Average
Points: It's up to your level!
Attack Pattern: Spike Jump (5) Shell Spin (3).
Basic Strategies: Hammer it when the spikes are up and jump on it when the spikes are down.
Advanced Strategies:

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