Our red-capped hero will don a blue shell with a boomerang.
Mario will get a new power in Super Mario 3D Land, a boomerang suit, according to recently leaked official art.
The Boomerang Bro., a boomerang-enabled Koopa, debuted in Super Mario Bros. 3, and saw follow-up appearances in a variety of games, including New Super Mario Bros., Mario Super Sluggers, and Super Mario Galaxy 2. The blue boomerang was featured as an item in Super Mario Advance 4's e-Reader levels.
Additionally, official art revealed a boomerang-wielding female version of Boom Boom. Boom Boom debuted in Super Mario Bros. 3, and was shown off as a boss in Super Mario 3D Land's E3 demo.