Lava Bubble
Lava Bubble
Mario symbol
Artwork of a Lava Bubble from Super Mario Run.
Universe Mario
First appearance Super Mario Bros. (1985)
MG appearance(s) Super Smash Flash 2
Species Fire
Gender Varies
Alignment Evil
Company Nintendo

Lava Bubbles (バブル), sometimes called Podoboos, Sparkies, Spark Spooks or simply Bubbles, are an enemy character from the Mario series.

Character description

Lava Bubbles (at the time, called "Podoboos") first appeared in Super Mario Bros., as fire balls that would jump out of the lava in simple patterns in an attempt to burn Mario or Luigi whenever the plumber tried to jump over them. In this game, they are invincible and not even a Super Star can defeat them, and only appear in Castles.

They are commonly depicted as a large fireball with two black eyes or also as only a large fireball. Lava Bubbles mainly appear in the Mario platformers but occasionally appear in several Mario sub-series, such as the Mario Party series, the Mario Kart series and the Paper Mario series.

In Super Smash Flash 2

The Lava Bubbles in Bowser's Castle

The Lava Bubbles as they appear in Bowser's Castle.

In Super Smash Flash 2, the Lava Bubbles appearing Bowser's Castle as a background character. They jump in from the lava repeating at the same time as it goes for nothing.

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