Fawful Spirit debuts in Super Mario: An Evil Rising. In this game, Mario discovers a hidden room in Princess Peach's Castle. After discovering Princess Peach in a crystal-like form, he tries to get her out of there, but Fawful Spirit blocks the door and challenges Mario to a battle to the death. After Mario defeats Fawful Spirit, Mario takes Peach to Dr. Toadley.
Fawful Spirit, even after death keeps quotes such as "I HAVE FURY" and "I HAVE CHORTLES!" and at the last moment of battle against Mario, "FINK RATS!"