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A Mōgyo from Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
General information
Species origin Cow, Fish
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)

A Mōgyo is an enemy encountered in the Tree Zone's second stage, In the Trees, in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. They are a hybrid of a cow and a fish. Mōgyo are found swimming in the tree sap. If Mario enters the sap it is in, the Mōgyo charges at him horizontally. To defeat a Mōgyo, Mario has to either jump on top of it or throw a fireball at it.


Perfect Edition of the Great Mario Character Encyclopedia

種族 アクア族
性格 うちべんけい
登場ゲーム ランド2

Tribe: Aqua clan
Disposition: Haughty and boastful at home, but meek and reserved outside
Game appearances: Land 2
A monster with two horns
A strange creature with the head of a cow but the body of a fish. It swims around in the sap and chases Mario, with a fearful look on its face, when he slows down. It has a large body and horns, but it is not a very strong enemy.


Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese モーギョ[2]
Play on「猛牛」(mōgyū, bull) and「魚」(gyo, fish)
French Môgyo[3] Romanization of the Japanese name adapted to French spelling.
German Ochsenfisch Bullfish
Italian Mogyo[4] -


  1. ^ Shogakukan. 1994.「パーフェクト版 マリオキャラクター大事典」 (Perfect Edition of the Great Mario Character Encyclopedia), page 219.
  2. ^ 「任天堂公式ガイドブック スーパーマリオランド2 6つの金貨」 (Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook – Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins), page 11.
  3. ^ French edition of the seventh volume of Super Mario-kun, page 27.
  4. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 76