Top 10 Mario Bosses


The Top Ten

1 The Shadow Queen - Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door

One of the most challenging bosses and one of the most difficult bosses in my opinion! - HeavyDonkeyKong

She looks like an evil version of Peach. - Aaa2

Man, she puts up a fight

Top 1 should be a Super Mario 64 boss.

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2 Dimento - Super Paper Mario

How is The Shadow Queen 1? Even though this boss was kind of easy it was stellar plot wise.

Dimentio is the best

What 6th place? He is up at 1 to me! - power341

He take over the 4th dimension

3 Wracktail - Super Paper Mario

You Might Think This Boss Is Pretty Easy but is the leader of hooktail gloomtail and bonetail

4 Giant Bowser - New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Too bad that they milked dry the 'Mega Bowser' final bosses soon after this.

The music for this boss has yet to return in another Mario game, even though it's one of the best.

Hardest guy ever played

5 Last Bowser - Super Mario Galaxy 2

He has the best battle music in the world, man I love this battle

6 General Guy - Paper Mario
7 Bowser Jr.'s Boomsday Machine - Super Mario Galaxy 2

Bowser junior is just okay in all of the fight's

So Good! A true challenge with fun mechanics and a good plot. Bowser Jr. typically has the best boss battles over bowser in my opinion.

This is my favorite boss and it is very hard!

As RabbidLuigi once said
More bosses should have a final form that involves tank tracks.
Meta Ridley from Metroid Prime?
Tank Tracks!
Super Dimentio from Super Paper Mario?
Tank Tracks!
Cloud n' Candy from Yoshi's Story?

8 Bowser 8-7 - Super Mario 3D Land Bowser 8-7 - Super Mario 3D Land Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first more.

Heroic. Enthralling. Just. Plain. Awesome.

Bowser Jr is the Eggman of Mario's world. He builds and uses machines against Mario. The koopa prince isn't as strong as his father, but he makes up for it with brains.

Bowser Jr is a more versatile character than his father. You see this in his boss battles

9 Wiggler - Super Mario Sunshine Wiggler - Super Mario Sunshine

Wiggler is the best

10 Petey Piranha - Super Mario Sunshine Petey Piranha - Super Mario Sunshine

Just squirt water

How can Petey Piranha not be on here? The iconic boss from Super Mario Sunshine, with a commanding presence as you finish the first episode of Bianco Hills. He reappears in a lot of the spin-off series and is just an awesome character.


The Contenders

11 Cackletta - Final Battle - Mario and Luigi Superstar Saga
12 Dark Bowser - Mario & Luigi
13 Cloud N. Candy - Yoshi's Story

If you ask me, this boss is terrible. Just eat and eat and eat, and that's it. There are so many bosses from the Mario franchise that are better than this.

Wow people like this guy he is a rip off from gilbert the gooey

14 Gooper Blooper - Super Mario Sunshine

Why the heck did you put this guy here he isn't even fun at all!

Lola pulling off the tentacles! - HeavyDonkeyKong

15 Phantom - Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
16 Giant Bowser - New Super Mario Bros U

WORST BOSS EVER so EASY! ps the music is terrible!

Instead of running from him like in NSMBW, you actually have to fight him! I also love the music too.

17 Raphael the Raven - Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

This might have inspired Mario Galaxy, and besides, who doesn’t like ground pounding pegs to kill the boss?

18 Crystal King - Paper Mario
19 King Bowser - Super Mario 64
20 Bowser Jr.’s Mighty Megahammer - Super Mario Galaxy 2

Oh yeah this one is great! I hoped this one was on here!

Fantastic mechanics and fun with Yoshi!

21 Doopliss - Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door
22 Tubba Blubba - Paper Mario
23 Golden Diva - Wario Land 4
24 King Bob-Omb - Super Mario 64 King Bob-Omb - Super Mario 64
25 Mecha Bowser - Super Mario Sunshine
26 Bowser - Super Mario Bros. (1985)

Classic boss battle, one of the best.

27 Antasma - Mario and Luigi Dream Team
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Top Remixes (4)

1. The Shadow Queen - Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door
2. Wracktail - Super Paper Mario
3. General Guy - Paper Mario
1. Last Bowser - Super Mario Galaxy 2
2. Giant Bowser - New Super Mario Bros. Wii
3. The Shadow Queen - Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door
1. Bowser 8-7 - Super Mario 3D Land
2. Mummipokey
3. Kamek

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