Death Battle Combatant
The Whimsical Italian Plumber
Origin Super Mario Bros.
Company Nintendo
Appearance(s) Mario VS Sonic
It's-a me, Mario!
~ Mario in Super Mario 64

Mario is the main character of the Super Mario Bros. franchise and one of the most iconic characters in video game history. He appeared in the 13th episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Mario VS Sonic, where he fought against his longtime rival, Sonic the Hedgehog from the eponymous video game series.


Mario was one of the Star Children who would grow up to do phenomenal tasks. He's a plumber, but often is forced to defend the Mushroom Kingdom from the tyrannical Bowser and rescue Princess Peach with the help of occasional allies like his steed Yoshi and his brother Luigi.

Death Battle Info


  • Height: 5'1"
  • Can Jump Over 20 Feet
  • High Stamina
  • Superhuman Strength
  • Superhuman Durability
  • Skilled Combatant

Fire Flower

  • Grants Pyrokinesis
  • Can Create & Manipulate Fire
  • Bouncing Fireballs
  • Ends After Absorbing 1 Deadly Blow

Frog Suit

  • Increases Jump Height
  • Increases Swimming Speed
  • Can Breathe Underwater
  • Resists Water Currents for Better Control
  • Looks Absolutely Ridiculous!

Cape Feather

  • Wears a Yellow Cape
  • Can Fly for Unprecedented Amounts of Time
  • Can Deflect Projectiles
  • Razor-Sharp Edge

Metal Cap

  • Becomes Living Metal
  • Nearly Indestructible
  • Incredibly Heavy
  • Power Increase
  • Speed and Maneuverability Remain Unchanged


  • Invulnerable
  • Increases Speed
  • Instantly Kills Foes
  • Short Time Limit


  • Stored in Mario's Pocket
  • Can Crush Practically Anything
  • Smaller Hammers can be Thrown

Mega Mushroom

  • Mario Grows Giant
  • Invulnerable
  • Can Smash Through Almost Any Obstacle
  • Lasts for a Short Time

One Minute Melee

Mario appeared in Season 5 of One Minute Melee, against his Death Battle opponent Sonic the Hedgehog. Only this time, he won.

Prior to that, Mario made cameos in Bowser VS Mecha Sonic (this one was the Super Mario Bros. Z version) and Goomba VS Waddle Dee.


Mario appears as a combatant in an episode of DBX, where he fights against his younger brother, Luigi and ends up drawing due to Bowser's interference.



  • Mario is the fourth Mario character on Death Battle. The first three are Goomba, Koopa Troopa, and Yoshi while the last four are Princess Peach, Luigi, Donkey Kong and Bowser.
  • Mario is the first Mario character with a Sonic opponent. The second is Luigi facing against Tails and the third being Donkey Kong fighting Knuckles.
  • In this battle, Mario is the only one with the original clips by Charles Martinet from previous games while Sonic is voiced by Mykle Hunter instead of the original actor/s (Ryan Drummond/Jason Griffith/Roger Craig Smith)
  • Mario is the thirteenth character to appear on Death Battle who first came to being within the 1980s era. In his case being 1981 due to making his first appearance on Donkey Kong when it came out for the arcades.
  • Mario among with Luigi, Princess Peach & Bowser are also the tenth, eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth Death Battle Combatants to be featured on The Desk of Death Battle hosted by Jocelyn the Intern herself on a single episode.
  • Mario is the first Mario character to lose a Death Battle without stalemating and not to another Mario character.
  • Mario, along with his brother Luigi, are the first combatants to draw, yet not die in DBX,
    • He and his brother are also the 3rd and 4th combatant to lose in both DEATH BATTLE and DBX, the first 2 were Raphael and Bomberman, followed by Ken Masters and Kratos.


Start a Discussion Discussions about Mario

  • Mario VS Ganondorf

    8 messages
    • Pretty sure Mario wins pretty easy via better strengh, speed, etc.
    • Mario wins, he outclasses Ganondorf everywhere, and even if we take his NLF into consideration, Mario's technically a holy weapon due...
  • Mario vs Link

    11 messages
    • Mario wins he has better power, speed, and durability.
    • Mario due to being physically superior in everyway expect experience and intellect.

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