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Latest comment: 18 December 2023 by LunaAlyxAndMisty in topic Other ways to splat a submerged Maws

Behavior when Spawned

Throughout my times with Salmon Run, I've seen in Maws spawned in, and it spawned near me, but it didn't attack me and went after a random player. Would this sound noteworthy? AsrielTheInkling (talk) 17:11, 30 April 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The player the Maws decides to go after is random, as it also is with the Steel Eel. Sigma talk 21:40, 30 April 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Maws is not a Salmonoid

Maws is actually a giant eel. This could be confirmed because her mem-cake description in the octo expansion refers to her as a giant eel. β€”Β Preceding unsigned comment added by Scuba (talk β€’ contribs)

  • I would not take it at face value because it is just a poetic device, poems dreamed up by Agent 8 who may or may not have even seen a real Maws. Erupting Eel could be just alliteration. Nothing like that is mentioned in the Japanese version. Besides, its in-game model is just half a fish... A noteworthy piece of trivia though. We can mention the mem-cake, but whether it is actually an eel should be up for debate. I still think it is a type of salmon. It is definitely a Boss Salmonid nevertheless. Hadaasharpedo (talk) 22:50, 17 August 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I was just playing Super Mario Odyssey and I realized that the Maw-Rays (they also appear in other Mario games) look extremely similar to the Maws, and they have a similar name. Should this go under trivia? π•Žπ• π• π•žπ•ͺπ”Ύπ•šπ•£π•πŸ πŸ (talk) 15:10, 2 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No need to mention it. They look alike because they're (probably) both based on moray eels. They just happen to make the same "maw" pun in their names. Luke26 (talk) 22:22, 2 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Okay, thank you! π•Žπ• π• π•žπ•ͺπ”Ύπ•šπ•£π•πŸ πŸ (talk) 13:20, 3 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Currently the trivia section notes how Maws is the only salmonid capable of swimming in ink, but flipper-floppers dive could be considered similar enough to "swimming" to be noted. is this worth adding or should this point remain as-is? KelpTheSquidkid (talk) 16:41, 14 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

If nothing else, it absolutely needs to change now that Megalodontia exists, since its swimming is effectively near-identical to Maws. Putting the Flipper-Flopper on top of that, I'm more tempted to say the trivia point should just be removed entirely, as its notability has been deprecated significantly. Driftin Soul (talk) 16:57, 14 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oh yeah, I'd entirely forgot about Megalodontia when making this post. I do think its an interesting enough detail to be left though. KelpTheSquidkid (talk) 17:22, 14 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Other ways to splat a submerged Maws

I remember seeing that a Sting Ray could splat a submerged Maws, though it is inefficient to do so. Would that be noteworthy? Moon (talk) 04:23, 18 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]