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Luigi is the younger twin brother of Mario and the deuteragonist of the Super Mario Bros. franchise, as well as the main protagonist of the spinoff series, Luigi's Mansion. He also had a little known role in the PC game Mario is Missing which is the first official game that he was the star of. Luigi also has his own rival Waluigi since Mario Tennis for the Nintendo 64.
In the 1993 live action film, he is played by John Leguizamo, who also voiced Sid in the Ice Age series. In the video games, like his brother, Mario, he is currently voiced by Charles Martinet.
Luigi is thinner and taller than his brother. As a twin, he wears the same clothes that Mario wears, but generally wears darker blue overalls although not always the case as in the Mario & Luigi series, a green cap with the letter L printed on it and a green long-sleeve shirt and brown shoes. Like Mario, Luigi has brown hair, blue eyes, and has a mustache that's much more smoother compared to Mario's.
In the Mario TV series, Luigi wore green overhauls, a blue long-sleeve shirt, and had green eyes and black hair.
In the Anime Super Mario Bros.: The Great Mission to Rescue Princess Peach, Luigi wore blue overalls, with a yellow shirt, and a blue hat with a yellow letter 'L' on it.
Luigi is usually described as a coward and Mario's shadow. He is always in Mario's shadow and doesn't always get recognized by people easily, usually being referred to as Mario's brother or Green Stache. Despite that he has a fanbase as shown in Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door. While normally timid, clumsy and shy, Luigi always manages to summon up the courage to fight his enemies and help his brother out.
In the Paper Mario series, Luigi is shown to be more chatty and cocky.
Despite his sibling rivalry with Mario from time to time, the two have a close bond with each other and will do anything to help one another.
Despite his negative traits, Luigi is sweet, brave, smart and pure good. It's hinted that Luigi has a crush on Princess Daisy as the two are always paired when not with their respective partners.
Super Smash Bros
Luigi appears as a character in the Super Smash Bros games where is is unlockable except for smash 4
In World of Trophies he is seen transformed into a trophy by King Dedede. He later got a badge when in trophy form and it transform him back to his normal self where he along with Ness and Dedede went on and save the others.
In World of Light he must be defeated to be unlocked.
Powers and skills
- Superhuman Strength: Luigi is able to lift and press objects that are several times his own weight, but not as much as Mario can. The exact upper limits of his strength is great. In Super Mario 64 DS, Luigi can lift King Bob-Omb. Luigi showed an even more impressive feat of strength during the fight with Bowser. Luigi could lift him by the tail, spin him around and then throw him, but not as effectively as Mario. Luigi spins Bowser around faster and farther with more spins.
- Enhanced Jump: Luigi is extremely good at jumping, leaping at incredible heights and crushing innumerable enemies under him. His feet has great strength and he can jump higher than his brother, making him the best jumper in Mushroom Kingdom.
- Superhuman Durability: Luigi has significant levels of durability, being able to withstand impacts from falling off great heights or being struck by opponents with superhuman strength.
- Superhuman Speed: Luigi is shown to be fast enough to run up walls, across bodies of water for brief periods, and even outrun sound (in Super Paper Mario).
- Superhuman Stamina: Luigi can continue various physical activities for indefinite periods of time.
- Pyrokinesis: Luigi, in some games, can control fire, just like his brother. His version of fire is often green.
- Electrokinesis: In games like Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and Mario Strikers Charged, Luigi can manipulate electricity.
- Negative Energy: In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Luigi creates a zone of negative energy which can cause various effects such as damaging enemies and putting them into sleep.
- Hammer Skills: Like Mario, Luigi can effectively wield a hammer as a weapon.
- Paranormal Expertise: Luigi gained experience and knowledge to combat and detect paranormal activities, specifically ghosts with the Poltergust.
- In the game Nintendogs, one of the presents your dog finds on a walk is one with a green hat with an L on it inside. This is most likely Luigi's cap.
- There is also a pink car with Peach in it on Nintendogs.
- In the 1993 live action movie, Luigi is depicted as being the adopted brother of Mario, having previously been a street orphan.
- In Super Marios Bros (1993) Luigi is depicted with a Latino accent, in contrast to Mario, who is depicted with a Brooklyn accent.
- Luigi is found in Multiplayer as the rival in Tetris DS.
- In the game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Luigi is seen in a ceramic window in Hyrule Castle.
- Like Mario, Wario, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi and Waluigi, he is voiced by Charles Martinet.
- In his early appearances, Luigi used to have a white cap with white overalls and a green shirt while in the DIC cartoons, he wore green overalls and a blue shirt, which looks very identical to Mario's original color scheme from his debut in Donkey Kong and in the DIC cartoons, but with green replacing red, but this was changed to a blue overalls and a green shirt.
- He is also one of the good guys in Super Mario Bros. Z, a Flash series created by Mark Haynes.
- He also appears in RollerCoaster Tycoon films.
- In Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, when Mario wears the L Emblem badge, his clothes turn into the color scheme of Luigi's. It also happens in Super Mario Odyssey, as there is a Luigi costume for Mario to wear.
- There are rumors that Luigi is in Super Mario 64, because of the courtyard star statue's text reading "L is Real 2401", although some read it as "Eternal Star". However, these rumors are proven false, as Miyamoto stated in an interview that Luigi was originally meant to be a playable character in the game, where he and Mario would start at separate points in the castle and work their way through, but due to hardware limitations, they were forced to remove Luigi. He did appear in the DS remake as a playable character, along with Yoshi and Wario.
- However, on July 25th, 2020, Luigi was found in the game's source code and his model was reestablished.
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