Blockhoppers are enemy that first appear in the Worlds 2 of New Super Mario Bros. They are composed of an inanimate ? Block, and protective Brick Blocks on their head. They attack by trying to crush the player if he nears of. To defeat them, Mario must hit their Question Block.
Blockhoppers appear as heavyweight characters in Koopa Kart DS.
- The player isn't obliged to break the Brick Blocks to defeat the Blockhopper. Only the Question Block has to be hit.
- The Question Block can contain a Power-Up, such as a Mushroom or a Fire Flower; or a Coin.
- Blockhoppers are quite similar to the Pile Driver Micro-Goombas enemies from Super Mario Bros. 3.