Water Cubes and Spike Blocks are the feature of this level as you are forced to quickly ascend to avoid the incoming Fuzzies. Snag the Lucky Bell from the ? Block then climb up to Green Star #1 . Ride the Water Cubes around over the spikes then up to a Big Block. Hit the Red POW Block to pop the Big Block and reveal Green Star #2 before you continue moving up.

The first Star is in the top, right watter block (left). The second Star can be found below another block of water (right).

At the top the mine starts moving right where you’ll encounter Spinies and floor spike traps that require you to time your leaps. Have the Cat Suit makes things a bit simpler since you can avoid the spiked floors more easily. Climb up as quickly as possible then hit the Green Star Ring to spot six green coins infront of you. Run over the spiked trap then up through the Water Cube to a Jump Panel and the final two coins, not to mention Green Star #3 .

Hop through the Green Star Ring and grab all the green coins for another Star.

At the top you’ll find a ? Block near the Warp Box, just avoid this trap and get to the Warp Box.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • Platforms
    Wii U
  • Genre
    Adventure, Platformer
  • Guide Release
    27 July 2014
  • Last Updated
    8 March 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia

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