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World 3-3: Shifty Boo Mansion

Jarrod Garripoli

This level will introduce Boos to the game, which anyone familiar to the Mario series will know, as long as you face them, they won’t come after you. Turn your backs to the Boos and they will chase after your character. At the start of the level, head right and hit the top ?-Block to find a power-up (this level prioritizes Fire Flowers). Ignore the stairs going down and continue up the stairs next to it. When you reach the Boo painting, if you have the Cat Suit, climb the wall to find a clock on an invisible cloud platform. Leap down and jump into the painting to reach a room full of Peepas.

(1 of 2) You can jump into this painting to find the first Green Star

You can jump into this painting to find the first Green Star (left), Ride this couch up into the air to find the Stamp (right)

The bonus room here will rotate, with the Peepas moving in a set way. Wait on the bottom until the room rotates around, while dodging the enemies, then quickly grab Green Star #1 on the left side. Upon leaving, jump on the sofa you see and sit still, as it will rise into the air, allowing you to grab the Stamp. Proceed through the door at the end of the hallway. There are a bunch of bookcases in this area, but also a bunch of Boos. In this library, you’ll need to stand on top of the bookcases on the left side to make them move, which will eventually reveal Green Star #2.

Ignore the ?-Blocks and head right to the Checkpoint Flag, checking the top ?-Block here for another power-up. Continue heading right to find a Big Boo, then check the mirror to notice there’s a 1-Up Mushroom at the screen side – you can reach it by walking onto the cloudy platforms. Go up the steps and ignore the green pipe, as it is fake. At the split, go left if you want to grab a clock and a Super Mushroom from an invisible ?-Block, but otherwise go right. You can make a leap out to the cloudy platforms past the door for some coins, but it’s not worth the time. Through the door, you’ll end up outside where the entire section is filled with Peepas and fake items. Just rush past everything to the next door to return inside.

(1 of 2) Step on these bookcases to move them and reveal the second Green Star

Step on these bookcases to move them and reveal the second Green Star (left), The third Green Star will be before the final area, as the fake pipe here is actually it (right)

Grab the clock to the left for a bonus 100 seconds, then dash all the way right to the sofa. Ride it to the second level and use the pipe to spawn Green Star #3; the pipe is fake, but it will make the Green Star appear once it’s gone. Jump down and enter the door to reach the final area, where you just want to hold right and jump over the Peepas while avoiding the Big Boos. The first Goal Pole here will be fake, so keep moving to the right until you find the second, and real, one.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • Platforms
    Switch, Wii U
  • Genre
    Adventure, Platformer
  • Guide Release
    27 July 2014
  • Last Updated
    28 April 2021
    Version History
  • 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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