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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 (????) 25-09-2020 / 06:51 GMT

This is another 30 second timer level that is dependent on your speed and ability to collect Green +Clocks.

Start off by quickly grabbing Green Star #1 from the Goomba Tower then darting right to a Green +Clock and Fire Flower . Throw some Fireballs then follow them through the clear pipe, repeating this in the second clear pipe but snagging the Green +Clock in the center. Head to the next platform and ground pound the ? Block to make a tall tower.

The first Star is in a Goomba tower (left). You can pound the ? Block for another Green Clock (right).

The first Star is in a Goomba tower (left). You can pound the ? Block for another Green Clock (right).

Leap up for a Green +Clock then defeat the Fire Bro to make the Warp Box appear. Ride the Thwomp in this next section and dash left to Green Star #2 . Quickly run back right, leaping the gap to a Green +Clock then down into the pipes. Ground pound the light where you land for Green Star #3 then climb around the POW Blocks collecting the Green +Clocks enroute to the final area.

After riding the Thwomp, go left to find a Star (left). Ground Pound the light patch (right) for another Star.

After riding the Thwomp, go left to find a Star (left). Ground Pound the light patch (right) for another Star.

Defeat the Fire Bro quickly then enter the Warp Box , making a leap off the Fire Bro’s head to cap the Goal Pole just in time.

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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