Top Ten Reasons the Koopalings Suck

The koopalings are seven samey counterparts who date back to Super Mario Bros 3. Here are the reasons why they suck.

The Top Ten

1 They're Filler

A fantastic excuse for Nintendo to be lazy. "Boss variety in a Mario adventure game? No. Let's toss in the koopalings and have them do the same garbage of projectile fling and shell spin. Embrace the suck...

Way worse than metal counterparts

Get this played out $hit out of Mario!

I hate all seven.

2 Lame Bosses

Worse video game boss characters in history. They suck!

Rehashed filler.

I like them - darthvadern

I am never buying another adventure game with the koopalings as bosses.

3 Laziness

Garbage clones is what they are. They all do the same thing.

The koopalings should just die.

Recycling bosses in the past was acceptable do to technological limitations. Nowadays, the koopaling routine feels outdated.

"Want unique bosses which correspond with their lands? NO! We'll just toss in the Koopalings and make them so they same retro trash of a boss fight OVER AND OVER AGAIN. Embrace the suck! " Siiigghh. They really are just used for filler boss characters and they are all FORGETTABLE (though I do like Ludwig, but not to the extent of " HE IS AWESOME") PLEASE give us unique bosses! No one wants the Krapalings anymore! And if you are gonna give them to us, MAKE THEM UNIQUE. - DCfnaf

4 Their Crazy Fanbase

"I'm a retard who likes predictability and repetition because I have no game."
-koopaling fan

Worse than belibers

Every time a new game comes out their fans always ask if the koopalings are in it. Every time we get the koopalings we can't get anything else but horribly repetitive and boring boss battles.

Worse than pokemon genrunners.

5 Their Number

At least the clones of Mario and Peach are 1. But 7. Just why, gets a rifle and shoots them all to bloody death

7 samey bosses for seven areas. Lame. Why can't we have bosses which correspond with the lands? A snow/ice creature for a snow covered land? A flying creature for a sky area? We're stuck with the krapalings.

Again, just fight all seven at once! That would leave the other worlds open for other bosses like King Bob-omb and King Boo!

I hate the koopalings.

6 They Ruined Mario Kart 8's Roster

Way worse than pink gold peach

Worse than the damn babies.

7 They're Flat Characters

They have personalities though, and Paper Jam showed some character in them - darthvadern

Beyond their somewhat different designs, there's nothing.

Why are they evil? At least with Bowser and Bowser Jr, they have character development. The Koopalings are bland and are only used for filler boss characters. - DCfnaf

They are reskins meant to recycle boss battles. Lame.

8 Their Cartoon Counterparts

This stupid cartoon is the main reason Wendy receive so much hate. Wendy is not Kootie Pie!

Does not equal the quality of the video game counterparts - darthvadern

They were just stupid. Not bad, just stupid.

Worst Cartoon Ever!

9 Their Spammage In the NSMB Series

Um the bosses in the original NSMB games also had the same way of defeating them: jumping on their heads, so I don't know why no one cared about that in that game, but once Koopalings come everyone acts like Hotel Mario 2 has been announced. Bowser Jr. in the original NSMB game was way worse than any of the Koopalings in the latter games so there's that as well - darthvadern

Getting real tired of the bastard brigade.

The real spammage is the NSMB series itself. It's the same thing every time, just with a few new powerups. How about we just fight all the Koopalings at once, and then have other bosses for different areas.

They killed NSMB2

10 They're Overrated

The term "overrated" is overrated. How the heck can they be overrated if everybody hates them? - RobertWisdom

I have stated this already, but you can read my comment on other items here - darthvadern

How can they be overrated if everybody hates them? The term "overrated" is the only thing overrated. - RobertWisdom

YES! - FormulaOneHero

The Contenders

11 Rehashed Boss Line Up

This was the main thing I hated about Paper Mario Color Splash. It's a rehashed format with a rehashed boss lineup. Bowser takes something, koopalings over and over, Big Bowser in the end. It's just stolen paint this time instead of Yoshi eggs or magic wands. Ugh...

The "boss squad" routine was always lame. It's just copy and paste laziness.

It's borderline lazy.

I've always hated the "boos squad" routine. It's just copy and paste laziness.

12 Fighting the Same Thing Seven Times
13 They're Outdated

I don't think they're outdated, just lame. - RobertWisdom

I disagree, Mario, Luigi, Peach, Toad, and Bowser have been used since the very beginning. - DCfnaf

Ever since Super Mario World there have been magikoopas. I don't see any difference between the koopalings and seven multicolored magikoopas.

14 They're Weak

Calm down, although the Koopalings suck There's tons of other bosses that you have to hit 3 times, look at Boom Boom, among others get it now

Yes hit them 3 times and watch them scream, haha they scream when they are hurt we don’t care scaredy cat koopa kids every boss in the original New Super Mario Bros. - darthvadern

Hit them 3 times and we're done - FormulaOneHero

15 They are a Waste

No they are worse than pink gold peach

Way worse than Waluigi, but at least they're not like Pink Gold Peach. - ZachMandoGames

16 They're Overused
17 They're in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Morton was too stupid to register, Iggy was fearful of being caught with illegal substances in his system and Lemmy took his ass back to his ball.

Thank God all seven of them aren't here.

Why include them if you include only some of them? Same with the deadly six - DCfnaf

Lemmy brought his crappy ball to balance on and it's a hoppy ball with a handle to boing boing

18 They're Ugly
19 They're Borderline Clones!


20 They are Way Worse Than Pink Gold Peach

Well,am I the only one who likes pink gold peach?

21 They are too savage and hyperactive

Look at Lemmy, he's insane, is he drunk, if so THEN GO GET away FROM MY T.V. LEMMY.

They may behave like this after they play Fortnite (I hate that game).

22 Koopalings Killed the Wii U

It is funny how as soon as Nintendo began heavily promoting the koopalings, this is where Nintendo began to rot. This started with that awful NSMB2. This came out a short time before NSMBU, so it made the game feel samey.

These seven were shoehorned into everything that was Mario related. Bury these clowns with the Wii U.

Color Splash was the final nail in the coffin, and nothing but koopaling bosses here as well.

How though? - Randomator

23 Koopalings Ruined Mario and Luigi Series

Lemmy no stop ruining the Battle with that dumb ball

They only appeared in Paper Jam, and they were good in that game in my opinion - darthvadern

Oh, Paper Jam. We could've had a solid story, but you gave us recycled koopaling battles. That's weak.

But at least they were unique instead of "step on their head three times" - DCfnaf

Mario and Luigi Paper Jam was a good game. The story was not the best thing they could've done but it was fine. Having the Koopalings as actual characters was...well...alright...but they recycle boss battles and Bowser makes them attack you at the last moment. God, you fight them multiple times! - DCfnaf

24 They're in Super Smash Bros.

This is okay to me. Since they are palette swaps of Bowser Jr I don't mind them as much. Sure, it's annoying B.J. Doesn't have any swaps of himself but I think this is okay. - DCfnaf

25 They are Ruining Mario Kart Tour
26 They Act Like Babies
27 They Killed the Nintendo Switch
28 They are So Annoying!
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