I noticed the defeated enemies count at the end of a level are not adding up.

I very carefully counted stomping on over 7 paratroopers. They went into their shells, stopped flying, and toppled off screen.

Is that not a "defeat?"

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I have had the same question. Apparently, stomping on the paratroopers and koopas and seeing them going into their shell, is not a "defeat." The only way to kill them normally is if they are hit with another shell, or you have a Star active.

  • I think if you roll through them that also counts. Will confirm later. – Martin Ender Mar 30 '17 at 11:47
  • @Martin Ender You can't roll through enemies I don't believe. – Yoshi24517 Mar 31 '17 at 15:36
  • you definitely can (I think it's even mentioned in the move list) and if you jump while rolling, the flip jump you do can also kill some enemies. – Martin Ender Mar 31 '17 at 15:37
  • And sliding should also work. – Martin Ender Mar 31 '17 at 15:38

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