Found in the Norfair section of Zebes, Magdollites are strange creatures that appear to be "living" columns of Lava. Normally they are found resting at the bottom of lava pools, in which their green eyes and teeth can be clearly seen, but when something comes near it, the Magdollite will stretch itself into a tall column of magma, equal in height to whatever it is preparing to attack, and it will then throw part of itself at its opponent. After its attack it will sink back to the pool of magma. These creatures can be frozen with the conjunction of the Ice Beam, and are vulnerable to Super Missiles. They resemble Magmoors in their combat tactics.
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The Magdollites that appear in Other M are vastly different in appearance. They now have arms which are used to swipe, and can shoot large molten rocks at Samus. They appear in the Pyrosphere alongside other familiar faces like the Mella and Dessgeega. Though it takes multiple Charge Beam blasts to kill them, Samus can instantly dispose of them after acquiring the Ice Beam by firing a charged shot at them and then shooting their frozen mouth with a Missile. When killed, they go down in flames, emitting roars. The Screw Attack will also kill them instantly.
The art gallery shows that Magdollites actually have legs, teeth, and even a skeleton.
Super Metroid manualEdit
"Magdollites have the power to turn into magma and change shape at will. They attack by tossing lava."
"These lava columns spit some of themselves at you."
- Interestingly enough, in Metroid: Other M, a single shot of the Freeze Gun could completely freeze a Magdollite while a fully charged shot from Samus' Ice Beam could only freeze its mouth.