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Cackletta
Cackletta
Cackletta's official artwork from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.
GENERAL INFO
GENDER Female
SPECIES Beanish
CURRENT STATUS Deceased (canonically)
BIRTHPLACE Beanbean Kingdom
PERSONAL INFO
CLASS Villain
MISCELLANEOUS INFO
CANON APPEARANCES
"Eeeyah ha ha ha ha! Who would have thought you'd catch up to the Great Cackletta in even a hundred million years?" Eeyah ha ha ha! Oh, I dare! And now I'm going straight back to the Beanbean Kingdom so my next plan can take root! I have no time to chat with the likes of you! Fawful! Take care of this!"
Cackletta's first words when confronting Bowser and the Mario Brothers atop the Koopa Cruiser and after Bowser asked her how she dared mock them., Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

"Eeeyah ha ha ha ha!", Cackletta's signature laugh.

"Eeeyah ha ha ha ha!" "Excuse me? Bowser??? Oh, I think you're sorely mistaken. I'm...Bowletta!!!"
Bowletta's first words when confronting the Bros in Toad Town., Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

Hah! Hmph! Well, won't this be fun! Oh, yes! If that's how it is, I'm ready for you! I'm going to knock you all the way back to the Mushroom Kingdom!
Bowletta before engaging the Mario Bros in thier final battle, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

"EEYARGH! It can't be!!! Impossible!!! I... No... How could I... And to this filthy little pair... HOW COULD I LOSE???"
Bowletta after being defeated in the final battle and Cackletta final words., Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

Cackletta was the main villain in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. In that game, her motive was to steal the Beanstar and use its wish-granting powers to take over the world, coming the Mushroom Kingdom with her lackey Fawful disguised as the Goodwill Ambassador to steal Princess Peach's pure voice to awaken it. Later in the story, it was revealed that they stole Birdo's voice instead of Peach's, and was defeated by Mario and Luigi in the Beanbean Kingdom's Woohoo Hooniversity. She is, however, saved by Fawful, and possesses an unconscious Bowser's body to create Bowletta. At the end of the game, Mario and Luigi defeat her in her spiritual form inside Bowletta's body, causing it to leave Bowser's body and disappear into the afterlife.

Appearances

Super Mario Revival Series

Cackletta, along with Fawful, are set to appear in the first season of Super Mario Revival as two of the many villains revived by King Polarite. They are notably less powerful than they were in the original games they appeared in, and are seen as henchmen to King Polarite rather than main villains themselves. Even so, they are quite formidable opponents. Cackletta and Fawful only appear in episode 04, "Witch's Revival".

Attacks

Many of Cackletta's attacks in the anime are moves she used in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, but are given names:

  • Darkness Minutia - summons a swarm of miniature bats to attack her opponents.
  • Witch Thunder - Lifts her arm and summons down a strike of reddish-pinkish thunder,
  • Witch Black Hole - creates shadowy holes that her opponents can fall into.

Super Mario Bros.: Legend of the Chaos Star

While Cackletta has not made an actual appearance in the story, she was mentioned by Birdo on at least two occasions. In the thirteenth chapter, Birdo stated that she could not understand how Princess Peach was always so unprepared for Bowser's numerous kidnappings of her, despite being able to predict Cackletta and Fawful's arrival during the events of Superstar Saga. In Part 15a, Birdo, upon seeing Antasma for the first time, mistook him for Cackletta.

Super Mario - Time's at Stake!

"Cackletta is a witch who once nearly took over the Beanbean Kingdom. Now she has enslaved all of Bowser's minions to do her bidding throughout the Mushroom Kingdom. She is actually kinda pathetic in comparison to 2003." -Luigi's Tell Ability

She doesn't make of an appearance in this game. She's only the first boss you face. She's really only in the game for trying to take over Bowser's minions while Peach's Castle is destroyed and Bowser has to make sure Peach doesn't get kidnapped by others.

Personality

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

Although she is rather comical, Cackletta is extremely selfish, and having a stereotypical witch-like personality. Her only example of compassion is for her beloved minion, Fawful. She will do anything to eagerly get what she wants, such as flying directly from her homeland to stir trouble, and swipe the voice from Princess Peach in order to awaken the Beanstar for her own personal gain. She even attempts as far destroying the Beanbean Castle, the capital of her own home, to swipe the artifact. From beginning, to midway, Cackletta easily gets tricked twice, meaning she could be easily gullible or plainly fueled by her highly self-absorbed attitude, especially prone to getting angry at her own mistakes.

Epica Series

Since being destroyed and revived, however, she has shown a change of heart. She has become best friends with the Colon Sis. as well as Fawful and Midbus. She still holds a small grudge against Mario, but for whatever reason, has nothing against Luigi.

Super Mario Revival Series

After she is revived by King Polarite, Cackletta remains as mean and nasty as she was in Mario & Luigi: Supertar Saga. However, she is more of aware of the Mario Bros.' potential and does not underestimate them. She understands how powerful they can be, so in turn, she tries to grow even more powerful in order to destroy them.

Gallery

Bowletta

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