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Just because you've heard of Birdo doesn't mean you really know as her next appearance in Wario's Woods depicted her as good helping Toad out. of confusion in the relationship between Yoshi and Birdo, especially in. Birdo has a relationship with Yoshi, as seen in many Mario sports games. They are paired up in Mario Kart: Double Dash, Mario Tennis, and many other games. your logic! You have my full support on how you see Birdo and Yoshi as characters! Transvestite, homosexual relationship. I understand.
In the original Super Mario Bros. The instruction manual for Super Mario Bros. This is a fact that may go unnoticed by many fans of the series as most people likely just assumed Birdo was a female due to her pink color and wearing a bow. In later Super Mario Bros. Because of this swap by Nintendo, Birdo is known as the first official transgender video game character ever. Interestingly enough, Birdo may have never been intended to be a real creature in Mario's universe in the first place. Birdo makes an encore appearance in the game's sequel serving under the lead antagonist Wart's rule once again with her other Birdo friends.
This is the first time that Birdo was actually given a voice actor in the franchise. While later installments typically had Birdo voiced by female voice actors, Nintendo had a bit of fun when casting the sequel's Birdo.
Birdo and all her friends were actually voiced by "okama" which is a term used in Japan for men that dress and act like females. Birdos as a species actually come in a variety of colors: While the Birdo that we've come to know over the years has always been the egg-shooting pink creature that we've somehow grown to love, other Birdos exist and have different abilities. A pink Birdo is able to only shoot eggs from her snout-like mouth.
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Ultimateand by extension, Birdo reappears as well in her original sprite from Super Mario All-Stars. As a spirit, Birdo is an Ace-rank with grabs as her dominant power. Her artwork is from Mario Party 7. Mario Kart series Mario Kart: After the player unlocks the second wallpaper, Birdo is teamed up with Peach.
Birdo's special item is the Birdo Eggwhich differs from Yoshi's attack in that it has pink spots instead of green. The egg is also different from Birdo's original pure white eggs. Birdo's unlockable kart is called the Turbo Birdowhich features average speed and acceleration, while also having above average weight.
In-game, Birdo's bow is smaller than it is regularly. In much smaller letters in the center, it reads "Birdo watching", a pun of birdwatching. They feature a picture of Birdo posing. Birdo has an equal balance of weight, top speed, and acceleration. However, when she goes off-road, she loses a moderate amount of speed.
She is unlocked when the player defeats other players in online racing, when the player does Time Trials on 16 different courses or when the player plays 1, races.
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Birdo shares the medium-sized group of karts and bikes, but all in her own favorite colors, like purple and magenta. Birdo receives a small weight and off-road boost, while her best bonus is the mini-turbo stat. Birdo's mini turbo can be used with the Wild Wing and the Mach Bike to make it the strongest mini turbo in the middleweight class. Birdo is the only playable character, besides Miisthat isn't used as a staff ghost. Furthermore, Birdo is the only playable female character that doesn't receive a speed bonus.
Birdo is also mentioned on the speakers in Sunshine Airport. When Cackletta attempts to steal the princess's voice, she gets Birdo's instead.
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Then, when the Beanish witch tried to use the "pure" voice to awaken the Beanstarit went berserk. All of this is not revealed until later in the game, when Toadsworth and Peach explained the situation to the Mario Bros. As they spoke, Birdo appears and starts wildly chasing two of Lady Lima 's Peasafter winking at them flirtatiously. Oddly, she is now an enemy of the Mario Bros. Birdo is a powerful opponent, as one of her attacks involves sucking in Mario or Luigi into her snout. If Birdo is successful in this, it will not only hurt the unfortunate Mario Bro.
The only way to dodge this attack is to hit Birdo with a hammer as her target is drawn near. She can also spit out flaming eggs in a wild, sporadic way. Mario and Luigi must time their jumps to avoid the eggs and the resulting flame each of them creates after their impact. Birdo can also inhale Popple to place him inside one of four protective but deadly egg shields.
One egg holds Popple; the other three each contain Designbomb -like enemies that will rush forward after their egg is broken open and need to be jumped over. The main difference between Birdo's and Popple's first Rookie's attack patterns, however, is that Birdo won't counterattack the Mario Bros.
Birdo, however, becomes stronger after Popple has been beaten, as she turns red and says "You may have defeated my darling, but that's as far as you go! After Popple and Birdo fail in their attempt to destroy the Mario brothers, Popple blames it all on Birdo and even goes as far as to fire his latest apprentice. Birdo responds by furiously knocking him away through a wall and ending their relationship. She then gives a short speech about her new dedication to strive towards super-stardom, expresses her anger at Mario and Luigi, and runs away.
Although Cackletta stole Birdo's voice, she is still able to speak when Mario and Luigi battle her and Popple. This appears to be an error in the game, but Birdo may have gotten her voice back after Cackletta used it on the Beanstar.
Superstar Saga, with the same role as in the original game. Birdo also appears in Minion Quest: At the beginning of the level, she is found in line to audition to become Popple's partner. She then fights Captain Goomba 's squad alongside Popple, and attacks by spitting eggs. After they are defeated, Birdo drags Popple away. Her other special moves include Suctionwhich allows her to catch balls distances away from her, much like Yoshi 's Tongue Catchand Body Check which allows her to attack players on the base when timed right.
She is found on Yoshi's team as a unlockable sub-captain, and can also be chosen as a captain in Exhibition Mode. Her alternate names are: Birdo shares good chemistry with Yoshi, Shy Guyand Petey Piranhaand she does not share bad chemistry with anyone. Compared to the predecessor, Birdo gets a good boost in her batting and fielding skills, along with a small speed increase. While still being a weak pitcher, she has great stamina and a strong throwing arm. Her close play attack involves her turning to the side and knocking the player away with her waist.
Birdo also appears in the Challenge Mode, where she is stuck in a nearby tree, and the rainbow bridge that leads to her is currently down, so the player will have to tackle Bowser Jr. He'll challenge the player to a minigame of " Piranha Panic!. She is one of the two new characters, the other being Dry Bones.
They join up to go on a luxury cruise around the world. This is the first game in the Mario Party series with Birdo as a playable character. She is unlocked with 1, mileage points on the Duty Free Shop. This is also the first game to introduce Birdo's emblem, which is her ribbon. In this game she appears as a playable character from the start and her automatic partner is Yoshi. Their team name is "Egg Explosion".
When Birdo emerges victorious from the Star Battle, she is crowned the Superstar and wins a year's worth of candy. This applies to the other characters, too. Mario Party 9 Birdo returns as a playable character in Mario Party 9helping Mario and the gang get the Mini Stars back from Bowser to put them back in the sky.
Island Tour Birdo appears in Mario Party: Island Tour as a non-playable character. Here she is a judge in the minigame The Choicest Voice. She gives out information about the previous Mario Party games, even saying that she was a previous playable character herself when she was younger, as well as advice as to what the player is doing throughout the game and hosts regular quiz sessions. She also gives out her own stickers for use in the Sticker Gallery and the golden oar to the player to use in River Survival after receiving them.
The British English version of the game refers to Birdo as male, while most other versions refer to her as female. The French version uses ambiguous genders instead. Mario Hoops 3-on-3 Birdo is an unlockable character in Mario Hoops 3-on-3playing alongside characters from the Final Fantasy series. She is unlocked when the player finishes the Hard Mushroom Cup with a bronze rank.
Here she is an all-around type and her Special Shot is the Egg Shot. She begins by spinning around twice. Later, Birdo catches the ball in her snout, jumps, and spits it out toward the basket as an Egg. To perform this move, the player must tap out an upside-down triangle twice. Once again, Birdo still does not have her own stadium, but she appears along with Yoshi in one of the screens of the Mario Stadium.
To unlock Birdo, the player needs to defeat her in Luigi's Stage Level 1. Birdo's head and clothings are collectibles that can be equipped on customizable characters. It's possible for the player's Mii to wear a Birdo costume, once Birdo is found in an event her character suit is available in the shop for points. She also has a sticker available for use on the player's equipment. Yoshi loses his drift board but luckily Birdo has found the item.
When the player goes to her she says she has found a drift board. Yoshi tells her that the board belongs to him, but she says otherwise. Birdo claims that the drift board is for an elite athlete, so Yoshi must prove himself before she can give him the item.
She challenges him to a Ski Cross Race. Once defeated, she gives up the drift board and stays in Cubyrinth, available for rematches. She is found in the London Party mode and must be faced in the m Freestyle event, and later in Badminton with a blue Birdo.
She also appears regularly around the map, giving out gossip or challenging the characters with a pop quiz. She also retains her Mii costume from the previous game.
Despite Birdo being a recurrent character in many games, this is the first one to give her a theme song. Birdo is found in Area 1, and faces off against the player, alongside three other Birdos, in Ice Hockey.
Birdo's theme from the previous installment returns, as well as her Mii costume. She plays a main role in "Road To Rio" as she challenges the player on day 4 of Sonic's story in Archery. She also hosts some training sessions. Birdo appears in the Wii U versionbut she is not playable, instead appearing by the sand statue where the Heroes Showdown multiplayer mode can be chosen. Her Mii costume also reappears. Her stats are the same as in the 3DS version, but her power has weakened and her speed has went up.
This also compensates to the colored Birdos in Football and Duel Football. It is located on a remote place of the island. The Cute Home represents Birdo's personality and her likings: In the game, Birdo is imprisoned for using the female bathroom, as the robot jailer does not believe her when she insists she is a girl.
She gets quite upset about this, and asks Nick to go to her Cute Home and find something that will prove she is not lying. Nick finds a mysterious object under Birdo's pillow which is blurred out, though it is implied to be a vibratorit serves its purpose and Birdo is released.
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