- This article is about the ones from the Super Mario series. for the ones in the Teardrop series, see Hothead (Teardrop Series).
Hotheads are enemies that first appear in Super Mario World.
Hotheads resemble fireballs or balls of electricity, and have small black eyes like those on power-ups.
Super Mario World
Hotheads appear as enemies in Super Mario World. They will continually slide around all sides of a platform. If Fire Mario throws fireballs at one, the power-up will only make them bigger.
Super Smash Bros. series
Hotheads are usable items in multiple Super Smash Bros. games. When thrown, they will stick to a platform and slide around all sides of it. If opponents attack one's Hothead, it will grow bigger and deal more damage.