Artwork of a Buzzy Beetle from New Super Mario Bros. U.
|First appearance||Super Mario Bros. (1985)|
|MG appearance(s)||Super Smash Flash 2|
Buzzy Beetle (メット) are turtles with hard, outer shells that are often blue from the one of the enemies of Mario series.
Buzzy Beetle have powerful shells that are powerful enough to resist fireballs. Despite their name, they resemble more of a Koopa than a beetle. Like Koopas, Buzzy Beetles will hide inside their shells when jumped on. Their shells can be used to kill other enemies and swim better.
Buzzy Beetle first appear in World 4-2, an underground level of Super Mario Bros.. Like a Koopa Troopa, they will hide in their shell when jumped on, and can be kicked around the level. However, Mario and Luigi cannot defeat them with fireballs. After the player completes the game and restarts, all Goombas will be replaced with Buzzy Beetles.
Buzzy Beetle has tons of Mario games such as Super Mario World, New Super Mario Bros. and Paper Mario: Sticker Star.
In Super Smash Flash 2
In Super Smash Flash 2, Buzzy Beetle appears as a background character on Mushroom Kingdom. As seen the background along with two Koopa Troopas, Buzzy Beetle jumping on the red springboard repeatedly and never stops.