Dry Bowser as he appears in Mario Kart Wii
|First appearance||New Super Mario Bros.|
|Appearances||New Super Mario Bros.|
Mario Kart Wii
|Attack method||Throwing Bones|
|Effective weapon(s)||Shell Mario|
In the castle of World 1, when Mario defeats Bowser, Bowser falls into the lava, which kills him and turns him into a skeleton. Dry Bowser first appears in the first castle of World 8. Mario later encounters Bowser Jr. in the second castle of World 8, where Bowser Jr. throws Dry Bowser's bones into a pot and resurrects Bowser.
Dry Bowser also made an appearance in Mario Kart Wii. It is officially named "Dry Bowser" in this game.
Dry Bowser and three Dry Bones appear as the final team in the ice hockey event.
In New Super Mario Bros., Dry Bowser throws bones and spits fire. Dry Bowser is immune to fireballs. There are two ways to defeat Dry Bowser. The first is for Mario to hit the switch, which causes Dry Bowser to fall. The second option is for Shell Mario to smash into Dry Bowser.