Hardest Nintendo Bosses

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The Top Ten

1 Cackletta (Last Battle) - Mario and Luigi Superstar Saga

One of the only times a Mario boss has been hard, was about to pick Bouldergeist, but realized one of the only reasons I was terrible against him was because I sucked at 3D Mario games, and I still kind of do.

She is a VERY, VERY HARD boss. My opinion of the hardest boss in Nintendo's history, maybe the hardest boss in VIDEO GAME history!

Great call for a difficulty spike!

Wow this was very hard - Mario123

2 Inner Agent 3 - Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion

While the battle is short, the amount of crap that happens in it is unbelievable. - SuperInkLink64

Took me 186 tries. This was horrendous.

Get this to the top three, minimum.

This is the hardest boss I’ve fought in the modern gaming era, besides the Hat in Time Death Wish bosses.

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3 Bouldergeist - Super Mario Galaxy Bouldergeist - Super Mario Galaxy

Definitely the most difficult boss of all time, It is much harder than. Really impossible

I spent two hours trying to beat this guy on the daredevil run

HE IS SO SASSY

Oh geeze, this boy took me so many tries to beat with the 1 hp challenge.

4 Ganon - The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time

It took me FOREVER to figure out how to beat him. I hated having to go through the castle every time.

It is not that difficult - Retroman64

5 Metal Madness/Overload - Sonic Heroes

This boss is hard but it's not a Nintendo boss it's a Sega boss

6 The Hag 1 - Banjo-Tooie

Very difficult to pass on replay mode with 5 health! Dodging the back lasers and positioning to get the clockwork kazooie eggs in on time is difficult but worth it.

7 Egg Emperor - Sonic Heroes

Not Nintendo, just sega

8 Tabuu - Super Smash Bros Brawl

Even on the easiest difficulty I had a hard time with this guy

Beyond incredibly hard on Intense mode! Should be number 1! - Blubbydubber1

Almost impossible on Intense Mode

He wasn't even hard in my opinion.
You have like 7 characters to kill him. - Johnalove

9 Admiral Jelly - Sonic Colors

NOT NINTENDO - SuperInkLink64

10 Master Core - Super Smash Bros For Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U

All the people saying tabuu is hardest obviously didn't hear of sm4sh - VideoGamefan5

Do it without mods or customs on 9.0. I dare you. - SuperInkLink64

No. Just use a power-modded Captain Falcon.

Showmeyourmoves.jpg - xandermartin98

The Contenders

11 Bonetail - Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
12 Weldar - Banjo-Tooie
13 Gyorg - The Legend of Zelda: Majoa's Mask

Why he's not on this list? He is hard as hell! You need to get in the water to hit him and if you don't escape from the water quickly, you lose like three hearts!

14 Grodus - Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door
15 Mike Tyson - Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
16 Red - Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver Red - Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

3 STARTERS? SERIOUSLY

17 The Shadow Queen - Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
18 Marx Soul - Kirby Super Star Ultra
19 Fiery Gobblegut - Super Mario Galaxy 2

Awesome but really annoying and ugly

20 Dark Link - Zelda II: The Adventure Of Link
21 Bald Bull Title Defense - Punch-out Wii
22 Shadoo - Super Paper Mario
23 Paint Roller - Kirby Canvas Curse

This boss is hard but definitely not the hardest boss in the kirby series. - KirbyZelda

24 Mimi; Second Fight - Super paper Mario
25 Disciple Lorithia - Xenoblade Chronicles
26 Mother Brain - Super Metroid Mother Brain - Super Metroid
27 Lancelot Returns - Sonic and the Black Knight

VERY VERY VERY HARD! WHEN I BEAT HIM I HUGGED MYSELF FOR 10 MINUTES!

28 Hooktail - Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
29 Master Fortress - Super Smash Bros for Wii U
30 Bowser - Paper Mario
31 Queen Sectonia - Kirby Triple Deluxe Queen Sectonia - Kirby Triple Deluxe
32 King K Rool - Donkey Kong Country
33 Phantamanta - Super Mario Sunshine
34 Giant Bowser - New Super Mario Bros Wii
35 Kaptain K. Rool - Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
36 Sans - Undertale Sans - Undertale Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult ...read more.
37 Takumi - Fire Emblem: Fates
38 The Creators - F-Zero GX
39 Galacta Knight - Kirby Super Star Ultra
40 Diamond Dog - Earthbound

Diamond Dog is the final Sanctuary boss of Earthbound (or Mother 2 as it is known in Japan)

41 Wiggler - Mario Kart DS Wiggler - Mario Kart DS

This is the only boss in the game I had trouble with I beat the game and I still have a hard time I beat him with action replay codes

42 Zanza - Xenoblade Chronicles

This guy took me 30 tries to beat.
First of all, his amount of HP is HUGE. You can barely see the health meter drop every time you hit him.
Secondly, he will constantly give you annoying debuffs.
And lastly, every once in a while, he will unleash an unavoidable attack killing everyone on your team except for your tank, or perhaps maybe someone with a defense buff.

43 Spoiled Rotten - Wario Land 4
44 Bowser: Final Fight - Super Mario 64
45 Jergingha - Wonderful 101
46 Ballos - Cave Story Ballos - Cave Story
47 Undyne The Undying - Undertale Undyne The Undying - Undertale Undyne is a main character in Toby Fox's 2016 RPG, Undertale. She is the heroic fishlike captain of the Royal Guard, who takes it upon herself to protect the monsters of the Underground. Her name is derived from the word "Undine", and is a pun on the word "Undying". Her most loved monsters are her mentor, ...read more.
48 Deathborn - F-Zero GX
49 Void Soul - Kirby Star Allies
50 Nightmare - Metroid Fusion Nightmare - Metroid Fusion
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1. Red - Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver
2. Marx Soul - Kirby Super Star Ultra
3. Mike Tyson - Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
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1. Master Core - Super Smash Bros For Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U
2. Bonetail - Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
3. Tabuu - Super Smash Bros Brawl
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1. The Hag 1 - Banjo-Tooie
2. Ganon - The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time
3. Bouldergeist - Super Mario Galaxy
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