A Spiky Topman is an enemy that appears in Super Mario Galaxy, Mario Kart Wii and Super Mario Galaxy 2. Spiky Topmen are large, red tops with a spike on their heads. In Super Mario Galaxy, Spiky Topmen are leaded by Topmaniac. They appear in the Battlerock Galaxy and Dreadnought Galaxy. Spiky Topmen use a Spin attack that does no damage to Mario, but stuns him and pushes him backward. The Spin can push Mario into something else that is harmful to Mario. If Mario lands on a Spiky Topman or attempts to stomp on it, he will also take damage. To defeat a Spiky Topman, Mario must copy and do the same attack the Spiky Topman does to him. By Spinning or shooting a Star Bit from the Star Cursor can push the Spiky Topman into the electric fences. This causes them to explode. In Mario Kart Wii, Spiky Topmen made an appearance as part of an online tournament. The tournament took place between June 1st, to June 9th, 2008. The tournament took place on a course known as Galaxy Arena. The players had to knock four Spiky Topmen off the edge by using Triple Mushrooms. Spiky Topmen reappear in Super Mario Galaxy 2. They only appear in the Space Storm Galaxy. The play an important role to getting a secret star. After talking to a Silver Gearmo, he tells Mario to bring him a Spiky Topman in exchange for a Power Star.