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Subcon
Subcon
General Information
Universe Super Mario Bros.
Aliases Subcon Fairy
Muu Person
Species Type Fairy
Homeworld
Intelligence Sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Biological Information
Reproduction Sexual (presumed)
Average Height Child-like
Average Weight Child-like
Locomotion Powered flight
Lineage Information
Related Species Sprixie
Cultural Information
Alignment Lawful Good
Personality Peaceful
Capital City Muu (presumed)
Leaders King Ōsama
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Eumetazoa
Infrakingdom Bilateria
Class Faeria
Superorder Faeriae (Somarinoa, 2014)
Order Homomorphae
Family Bombuptera (Somarinoa, 2014)
Species muu (Somarinoa, 2014)
Other Information
Status Least Concern
Creator Shigeru Miyamoto

"Welcome to 'Subcon', the land of dreams. We have been cursed by Wart and we are completely under his evil spell. We have been waiting for your arrival."
— Unknown Subcon, Super Mario Bros. 2 (USA)


The Subcons, also known as Subcon Fairies or the Muu people, are a species of peaceful fairy-folk found in the land of dreams, also known as Subcon, which they protect. They live in a kingdom in the clouds (presumably known as Muu), where they are ruled by the Human King Ōsama.

Likely related to the large variety of fairy species, Subcons have small but apparently aerodynamically powerful insectoid wings, although whether this hints at an arthropod-based evolution or whether these wings have evolved this way due to convergent evolution is up to debate. They are thought to all possess black hair, and traditional garbs of their species superficially resembles pajama onesies, typically seen in red or pink coloration which possibly denotes gender.

A large number of their kind, though far from the majority, seem to have betrayed the Muu Kingdom, donning white masks as part of the 8-Bit Gang and becoming referred to as Beezos, Shy Guys and Snifits, although these may all be instead related species as their faces are hidden away.

Subcons are telepathic and while capable of vocal speech can contact others through the subconscious, which has been recorded as being done in times of great duress. While they appear physically weak they are known to protect the dream world as well as their own kingdom, and are known to be skilled practitioners of magic or similar arts, as they can pull people through alternate dimensions at their behest.

They are very closely related to the Sprixie species.

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