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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 (????) 19-09-2020 / 22:37 GMT

This level is from a top-down perspective and you cannot change the camera angle. The screen scrolls so keep up! Snag the Boomerang Flower from the start and defeat the Para-Biddybuds for a quick 1-Up . Hit the red ! Block with the Boomerang to extend a platform out to the right so you can get Green Star #1 , likewise just hit the star with your Boomerang.

In the next area you must navigate past spiked rollers that rotate around. Make well-timed leaps and stay towards the bottom of the screen until you reach the ice platforms. Take the pipe to a Double Cherry and grab another Boomerang Flower for this next area. You must defeat every enemy in this area, so quickly start chucking those Boomerangs. Once they are all defeated Green Star #2 appears for you.

Hit the ! Block with a Boomerang to extend a platform to the first Star (left). Defeat all the enemies in the next area (right) for a Star.

Hit the ! Block with a Boomerang to extend a platform to the first Star (left). Defeat all the enemies in the next area (right) for a Star.

The next section involves Fire Piranha Plants firing fireballs at you as the platforms ahead slowly form. Dodge these to the end where Green Star #3 is over the lava, toss a Boomerang to snag it. On the final bridge throw a Boomerang out to the right to grab the Stamp .

Use a boomerang to snag the Star (left) and the Stamp (right).

Use a boomerang to snag the Star (left) and the Stamp (right).

In the final section leap up the hexagon platforms as they fly in so you can cap the Goal Pole without a Super Bell.

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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