An Amp from Super Mario 64.
Series Mario series
First game Super Mario 64
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Amps(JP) are enemies in the Mario series. They are black spheres that shoot out electricity that first appeared in the game Super Mario 64 for the Nintendo 64. They would usually spin around in a circle, and if you touched one, you'd get shocked. They are impossible to defeat, and you can only avoid them. It next appeared in the Mario Party Series, followed by Super Mario 64 DS, and New Super Mario Bros.

In the Mario Party series, they were renamed Zap.


As stated above, they are black spheres. Each one is slightly bigger than Mario's head. Electricity is constantly orbiting around them, indicating that if anything touches them, they will get shocked. They also have a mouth and two red eyes.

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