GWAHAHA! Great dark hurricane! Seriously, perfect backdrop for an awesome final battle! You really sweat the details! ...Listen up! You're saying the kingdom will vanish? NOT TODAY! THIS KINGDOM IS ALL MINE! SO YOU VANISH!
~ Bowser

Bowser is the main antagonist of the Super Mario Bros. franchise. He previously fought Ganondorf in the 59th episode of Death Battle, Bowser VS Ganon. He also fought Dr. Eggman in an episode of One Minute Melee, Bowser later went on to fight Turbo Mecha Sonic after Turbo Mecha Sonic fought Bowser Jr.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far

As Paper Bowser

As Dry Bowser

As King Koopa

Battle Royales

With the Mario-verse

​With Bowser Jr.

With Paper Bowser

With Mario and Luigi

Completed Death Battles

As Dry Bowser

Battle Royales

Battle Record

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 17
  • Losses: 8
  • Draws: 4

Possible Opponents

​​As Dry Bowser

As Dreamy Bowser


King Bowser Koopa is the leader of the Koopa Army who has been an arch-enemy of Mario. Though Bowser most commonly kidnaps Princess Peach to get control of the Mushroom Kingdom, Bowser has joined forces with Mario in rare cases when they have a common enemy.

Death Battle Info (Official)


  • Full Name: King Bowser Koopa
  • Species: Koopa
  • Height: 8'7"/261.6 cm
  • Weight: N/A
  • King of the Koopas
  • Seeks to conquer the Mushroom Kingdom
  • Father to Bowser Jr.
  • Illiterate
  • One of the 7 Star Children

Arsenal & Abilities



  • Shapeshifting
  • Teleportation
  • Size growth

Feats & Strengths

  • Outran lions
  • Fought & threw his own castle
  • Survived the surface of a star
  • Survived a supernova
  • Withstood a black hole
  • Defeated Super Peach's Castle mech as a giant
  • Bathes in lava like it's nothing
  • Transformed entire Mushroom Kingdom population into brick

Death Battle Info (Fanon)


  • Name: King Bowser Koopa
  • Age: Unknown (At least 29)
  • Weight: Unknown (At least 1000 lbs)
  • Height: Unknown (At least 8'3 ft)
  • King of Koopas
  • Hates the Mario Bros. Since he wasn't able to ride Mario's Yoshi when they were babies
  • One of the Seven Star Children

Natural Abilities

  • Super strength
    • Threw a massive metal ball heavy enough to damage a castle.
  • Super durability
    • Immune to Mario's basic jumps in most games
    • Survived getting crushed by his own castle
    • In his smallest form; Bowser can survive 19 of Mario's fireballs; each individual fireball is powerful enough to instantly kill a normal koopa.
  • Pryokinesis
    • Fire Stream
    • Fire Balls
      • Fire Balls can become lava puddles when they hit the ground
      • Can travel long distances without being affected by gravity
      • Homing Fire Balls
    • Fire clouds
    • Fiery Rain
    • Meteroite Breath
    • Fire still works underwater
  • Vaccum
    • Sucks anything light enough into his body like Lakitus and Shy Guys (He has inhaled heavier things such as Mario though)
  • Black Magic
    • Terrorize
    • Poison Gas
    • Crusher
    • Bowser Crush
    • Teleportation
    • Shapeshifting
  • Whirlling Fortress
  • Bowser Bomb
  • Shoulder Charge
  • Spike shoot
    • Shoots out spikes from his shell that immediately grow back
  • Body Slam
    • Bowser jumps high up in to the air and slams down creating a shockwave
    • Any person on the ground that is hit by the shockwave will be temporarily paralyzed
  • Electrokinesis
    • Has not used in battle yet
      • No reason he couldn't, but he as limited experience with it


  • Throwing Hammers
  • Handheld Hammer
  • Barrels
  • Heal Shell
  • Safety Ring
  • Yoshi's Safari Armor
  • Hurley Gloves
  • Spiked Link
  • Drill Claw
  • Metal Bat
  • Soccer Ball Bombs
  • Spiked Ball
  • Koopa Shells
  • Bowser Shell
  • Flame Boomerangs
  • Bullet Bill
  • Magic Spell Book
  • Minimizer
  • Stone Staff


  • Cat Bell
  • Double Cherry
  • Mega Star (Paper Bowser)
    • Nearly identical to the Mega Mushroom besides the fact that it turns Bowser 8-bit
  • Pal pill (Paper Bowser)
    • Makes small 8-bit clones of Bowser
  • Fast Flower (Paper Bowser)
    • Greatly increases Bowsers speed and speeds up time
  • Slow Flower (Paper Bowser)
    • Makes Bowser slower and more floaty and slows down time
  • Dream Stone (Mario & Luigi: Dream Team)
  • Can wish for anything he wants
  • Can clone itself


  • Clown Car
  • Bowser-Mobile
  • Mario Kart Vehicles


  • Giant Bowser
    • By using magic or with the assistance of Kamek, Bowser can grow into a Godzilla-esque kajiu size.
    • Immune to most of Mario's basic powerups.
    • Strong enough to lift a castle.
  • Giga Bowser
    • Bowser grows to a massive size
    • Gains elemental traits to his attacks.
    • In Melee this is the secret final boss.
    • In later games this is a invincible yet temporary transformation akin to a Mega Mushroom or Super Sonic.
  • Dry Bowser
    • Bower's undead skeleton after his flesh was incinerated in magma
    • Immune to fire and lava.
    • Can detach and reattach his bones; allowing him to throw bones or even his own head.
    • Fire attacks are now ghoulish.
    • Can still be defeated and killed by blunt force.
    • Can become Giant Dry Bones Bowser.
  • Meowser
    • Bowser with cat claws and whiskers
    • Bowser can climb virtical walls
    • His claws are even larger than they were before.
  • Molten Bowser
  • Shrowser
    • Bowser after fusing with the Elder Princess Shroob
  • Block Bowser
    • A form entirely composed of cube constructs
  • Dreamy Bowser


  • When exersizing he burns weight... literaly
  • Kidnapped Peach several times
  • Defeated Midbus, Fawful, and Dark Bowser
  • Survived a black hole in Mario Party 6
  • Can break through brick easily
  • Has instantly defeated powerful enemies such as Mawful Mole and Magifoofa by simply walking in to them
  • Just his appearance scares the entire Toad population


  • Almost never beats Mario
  • Has been killed by Mario and Dimentio.
  • Despite his high endurance and hard shell; he can still be defeated and killed by conventional means: even as Giant Bowser. [1]
  • One of the slowest Mario characters. Can be easily overwhelmed by an opponent with superior skill and agility.
    • Giant Bowser is even slower than he normally is.
  • Can be instantly killed by Starman and Mega Mushroom transformations; even as Dry Bowser.
  • Usually portrayed as a dimwitted clutz
    • Frequently fights Mario in areas where Bowser has a massive disadvantage
      • This includes literally dozens of times Bowser fights on a collapsable bridge.
  • Extremely cocky


  • Bowser has 12 kids, but only one of them is actually his son.
  • His name used to be King Koopa, but in SNB3, it was changed to Bowser. In a manner similar to Robotnik and Eggman; either alias is okay.


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