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Super Mario 3D World
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Greg Boccia
Editor(s): Paul Williams
First Published: 27-07-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 10-09-2020 / 02:27 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 22-09-2020 / 04:02 GMT

The rooms in this level are filled with Switch Panels that all must be flipped green in order to proceed. Hit the coin blocks and flip all the Switch Panels then continue along the way to some Stingbies. Defeat them and use the Roulette Block before making your climb up the cliff. Hit all the Switch Panels along the way to open the way via Warp Box. Don’t use it though, instead wall jump up one of the sides to reach a platform above the Warp Box where Green Star #1 is found.

The first Star is above the Warp Box (left). Inside the Mystery Box, you’ll need to destroy boxes to find the Star (right).

The first Star is above the Warp Box (left). Inside the Mystery Box, you’ll need to destroy boxes to find the Star (right).

Now use the Warp Box to reach the Checkpoint Flag. The next area is filled with Switch Panels that must be flipped, but be careful with the Biddybuds. Climb up the next cliff and use the Red Ring to collect eight Red Coins for a Power-Up. Head to the left side an into a Mystery Box to a room with a bunch of crates. Destroy the back left ones to reveal Green Star #2 then head to the next area.

Here a Magikoopa guards Green Star #3 so you’ll need to run through the center and defeat it. Run around the edge to collect some Green +Clocks then make your way to the cannon. Launch through the Coin Rings and hit all the Switch Panels in the last room. Climb to the top to find the Stamp then leap to the top of the Goal Pole.

The third Star is located in the centre of the room with the magikoopa (left). Climb the platforms to the Stamp (right).

The third Star is located in the centre of the room with the magikoopa (left). Climb the platforms to the Stamp (right).

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Wii U
  • Genre
    Adventure, Platformer
  • Guide Release
    27 July 2014
  • Last Updated
    10 September 2020
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia

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It's a me Mario! Welcome to our guide for the latest (and perhaps greatest) iteration of Nintendo's flagship franchise. Join Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad as they travel across 12 large worlds, take on a plethora of new and returning enemies, play around with an array of power-ups and take on some frustratingly difficult challenges alone or co-operatively with a friend or three. From start to end we have you covered!

Our Super Mario 3D World guide covers all the most important elements of the game including:

  • A complete walkthrough for every level in the game.
  • Walkthroughs to all Toad Missions, Mystery Houses and Bonus Levels.
  • Locations of all 380 Green Stars.
  • Locations of how to find and grab every Stamp in the game.

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