A green Koopa Shell.

Koopa Shells are the turtle shells worn by Koopa Troopas. They have hexagon-shaped scales and a beige-yellow border. They can be used as weapon when kicked by Mario or his friends, and they can have different effects depending on the variety. In some games, the Koopa stays inside of the shell when it retreats and will reappear, while in others it pops out of the shell and becomes a Beach Koopa.

List of different Koopa Shells

  • Green Shell - It just bounces off and off. Nothing special.
  • Red Shell - Famous because of a special homing effect.
  • Blue Shell - This item can be used as a Power-Up for Mario.
  • Paratroopa Shell - Like the Blue Shell, it can be used as a Power-Up for Mario.
  • King Koopa Shell- Causes more damage than a regular shell.
  • Ice Shell - Anyone who touches this will leave it frozen...
  • Gold Shell - Can hit three players before breaking in Mario Kart.
  • Silver Shell - Can hit all the rivals that are ahead of than the user in Mario Kart.
  • Yellow Shell - It's so heavy... it will hurt a lot!
  • Orange Shell - No shell is as fast as this one!
  • Limegreen Shell - Victims can never escape this hopping, avoiding and jumping shell (until it's stomped)!
  • Spring Shell - This Shell can make jumps with a spring.
  • Black Shell - Explosive when come into contact with rival racers in Mario Kart.
  • Spiny Shell - Originally of Spinies. Could hit hard!
  • Lakitu Shell - Originally of Lakitus. It's said to hold a lot of Spiny Eggs.
  • Magma Shell - Similar to the Blue Shell in that it can be used as a power-up, but a trail of flames follows him if he dashes. He can also swim in lava.
  • Buzzy Beetle Shell - Originally of Buzzy Beetles. A very big shell for a mysterious character.
    • Navy Buzzy Beetle Shell - Said to be Fire-proof.
    • Crimson Buzzy Beetle Shell - Said to be Ice-proof.
  • Hammer Bro. Shell - Said to have a stock on Hammers.
    • Boomerang Bro. Shell - Said to have a stock on boomerangs.
    • Fire Bro. Shell - Said to have a stock on fireballs.
    • Ice Bro. Shell - Said to have a stock on ice balls.


Super Smash Bros. Dark Forces

A wide variety of Koopa Shells will appear in this game as a category of items.


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