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"This flying menace thrives on destruction, so a burning house is an appropriate venue for your first encounter. You can fight him in a conventional style, but a single hit from Flint's Power Smash will work just as well. Drops Peculiar Cheese (20%)"
— The Mother 3 Guidebook
"The buzzing wings on its back were probably transplanted from a giant insect."
— Battle Memory

Flying Mice are the first Chimeras that are faced in Mother 3, They are blue mice with red eyes and a huge pair of wings. It has lost its arms in exchange for wings. One is encountered as a mini-boss when trying to save Fuel from Lighter's burning shack in Chapter 1.

They are later encountered in the Sunshine Forest area until Chapter 4, when they are replaced by Really Flying Mice.



  • Used a biting attack - The Flying Mouse bites a party member, inflicting low to medium damage.
  • Did a combo attack - The Flying Mouse attacks twice, dealing low damage to one party member.

Its battle sound is Battle Sound 52 which falls under Code Numbers 915 for regular attack, 916 for Smaaaash! and 917 for Miss.


  • Concept-Art-Flying-Rat

    Concept art for the Flying Mouse for EarthBound 64. This was done by Toshinao Aoki.

    The Flying Mouse was present in EarthBound 64, but were known as Flying Rats.