Squirps was an alien in Super Paper Mario who helped Mario on his quest to find the fifth Pure Heart. Mario encounters him after answering a distress call from his ship. Squirps joins them on their quest, and Mario and crew (In space floating areas) use him like a gun. In the second area, he was kept waiting by Fleep when he was needing to use the bathroom. Fleep didn't have toilet paper, so the crew went out to find some. after getting a secret ancient scroll, Fleep used it as toilet paper. After Squirps did his buisness, they went on their way. Squirps later raced Mario to the Whoa Zone, and revealed his mother assigned him to guard the pure heart.