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How to Defeat Dino Piranha in Super Mario Galaxy

Here's a step by step guide explaining how to beat Dino Piranha in Super Mario Galaxy.

There are 23 bosses that you will have to encounter while making your way through the Super Mario Galaxy portion of Super Mario 3D All-Stars. Some of these enemies are quite difficult to defeat and one of them is Dino Piranha. If you are finding it hard to beat Dino Piranha in Super Mario Galaxy, this guide will help you to do so.

How to Beat Dino Piranha in Super Mario Galaxy


Defeating Dino Piranha is Super Mario Galaxy is not too easy. In order to beat him, you will have to be quite accurate and clear on what actually you need to do. First thing you need to do is to go round the back of Dino Piranha and attack the brown bulb on the end using ‘Y’ button. If you hit perfectly, it’s shell will be smashed and then will try to chase you as fast as it can be.

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Once its shell smashed, you will have to repeat the same thing thrice. Circle around Dino Piranha the moment you hit his tail as you did for the first time. Each time you attack, it will inflict damage to Dino Piranha, making him faster and angrier.


You merely need to hit him thrice to defeat him. When you are done attacking him thrice, he will disappear and leave you a power star to collect. Beating Dino Pirana is too easy but you just need to be precise and accurate while attacking him.

That’s all you need to know about how to defeat Dino Piranha in Super Mario Galaxy in 3D All-Stars. While you are here, be sure to check our other Super Mario Sunshine guides, features and tips and tricks articles.