Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

World Castle-1: Fort Fire Bros.

Jarrod Garripoli

At the start of the level, the first thing you will see is a Goomba Tower, with a Fire Flower on top of it, so go ahead and grab that. Ahead of that is a clear pipe, with a Fire Bro on the other side. While you could try to time a fireball through the pipe, you can simply jump on top of it to go to the other side, either ignoring the enemy or tackling it there. At the next set of clear pipes, you have the same opportunity, but whatever you do, make sure to go through the middle portion to collect Green Star #1. Along the little piece of wall on the other side of the clear pipes, you can find a hidden ?-Block that contains a 1-Up Mushroom.

(1 of 2) The first Green Star is inside the clear pipe near the beginning

The first Green Star is inside the clear pipe near the beginning (left), The Stamp is found above Fire Bars; just Ground Pound the second ?-Block (right)

The next obstacle for you will be Fire Bars that are spinning around some ?-Blocks. Stand on top of the second one here and perform a Ground Pound, only to be shot into the air, where you can retrieve the Stamp. From this height, you should have a clear shot at jumping on the Fire Bro at the top of the Goomba Stack, so do that to make a Warp Box appear. If you didn’t jump from the tall tower, then you will need to reduce the Goomba Stack until you can reach the Fire Bro. Either way, the Warp Box will take you to the Checkpoint Flag.

Right by the flag are some invisible ?-Blocks, acting like stairs to the top of the wall. Climb to the top of the wall, then head left to find a green pipe, leading you to another ball and flip panel puzzle. Here, you want the right most to be on red, then you’ll need both sides in the middle, and red in the bottom left. This will guide the ball to the switch in the corner, letting you grab Green Star #2. Back in the main area, either cross via the walls or sneak past the Thwomps, grabbing the power-up from the one ?-Block. There will be two clear pipes here, which across cross underneath the lava, with a Fire Bro on the other side.

(1 of 3) Enter this pipe above the checkpoint to find the second Green StarClear o

Try to time some fireballs, then try to avoid touching the Green Star Ring. The reason for doing this is to clear the area first, which can easily be done by hitting the POW Blocks. Once you do this, hit the ring and collect the coins to get Green Star #3. Take the pipe to the last segment, where a Fire Bro will hop back and forth between Goomba Towers. You only need to defeat the Fire Bro to continue, so do whatever you need to bring it down. Take the Warp Box that appears after, landing you in the Goal Pole area.

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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