Defeating Gloomtail

You should have a Zap Zip Badge and at least 45 Health, 35 Flower Points, and about 30 Badge Power. You should only use Star Power for Sweat Treat. Use a strong party member and keep an even pace with your attacks.

Creepy Steeple: Easy Star points

In the forest before the Creepy Steeple, make sure you can inflict 20 points worth of damage on one turn (Mario and partner). When you face a Crayzee Dayzee (on the field), sometimes an Amazee Dayzee appears. It has 20 HP and 20 attack, and induces sleep after the first turn. When defeated, they give about 50 Star points. Defeat two for an instant level up.

Glitz Pit: Easy Star points

When you get into the Glitz Pit, fight until you are near rank 7 or 8. You should now be fighting ‘the fuzz’. Kill the black Fuzzie that has 3 HP then kill the Flower Fuzzy (pinky). Next, keep the green one near 1 HP remaining. He will split in two. Kill one of them (always leave one alive). It also helps when you have Koops out for a partner. Just leave Mario in front and Koops in back and use his Shell Shield (new attack when you upgrade him). Every time that it breaks, put a new one on. It helps to have some Happy Heart or Happy Flower badges equipped. Keep doing this and you can get 50 Star points in about five minutes.

Glitz Pit: Get Yoshi

Whenever you fight Iron Clefts you will lose. Go outside the Glitz Pitz and you will see a egg hopping get it. Fight Iron Clefts again and you will lose. Go back and your egg will have hatched. It is a Yoshi. You will get to name it.

Glitz Pit: Mario vs. Donkey Kong reference

Go to the main backstage hallway, near the ceiling. You will see a blue and yellow present in a metal box connected to a pipe.

Glitzville: Second cake

In Glitzville (Chapter 3), when you get to rank 6 someone will leave you cake. Eat it and it will heal you. However, when you get to rank 3, do not eat the cake that is waiting for you. It is poisonous, and if you eat it your party members will not be able to fight with you during the next round.

Hooktail Castle: Paper Mario reference

The corpse in Hooktail Castle has the name Kolorado in it. He was a Koopa in the original Paper Mario.

Keelhaul Key: Easy HP and FP

Once you reach Keelhaul Key, go behind the mountain near the harbor. A blue mole (Whakka) should appear. Hit him once with your hammer, Koops, or Admiral Bobbery. He should make a remark like, ‘OW! That hurts!’ or something similar. He will leave an item that heals 25 HP and FP called the Whakka Bump. Keep going into town (or in the cave nearby when you blow a hole into it) and return. Whakka will reappea. You can keep hitting him for more items. However, be careful. Once he starts singing, that will be the last time you will see him after he is hit.

Petalburg: Unlimited Coins

Go to the Rougeport store and buy as many as Sleep Sheep as you can (8 Coins each). Then, go to Petalburg. Go to there store and sell all of your Sleep Sheep for 10 Coins. This process takes awhile, but is well worth it.

Pinta Parlor: Get a prize

When you gamble in the slot machine, listen to the music on it. When you hear the end of the jingle and it starts again, press A. Do this two more times and you will get a prize of some kind.

Rogueport: Secret door

In Rougeport, go east to where the bandit stole your coins. Go up and through the wall.

Shadow Palace: Classic Mario reference

Listen carefully to the music inside the Shadow Palace, you will notice that it is a slower remix of the classic Mario ‘pipe’ theme (like the one in Super Mario Sunshine inside the pipes, or in Super Mario 64 in Hazy Maze Cave).

Trouble Center: Ms. Mowz

In story mode, you will get six characters (Goombella, Koops, Madame Flurrie, Yoshi, Vivian, and Admiral Bobbery). However after Chapter 4, go to the Trouble Center and take the chore of the mystery person. You will figure out that it is the mouse thief and when the mission is over you get the partner Ms. Mowz.

Twilight Trail: Easy Star Points

After Chapter 8, it is difficult to get Star Points. Go to the Twilight Trail and kill everything there until you find an Amazing Dazy. Then, use everything you have to kill it. If you make a mistake, it will run away or hit you for 20 points. To defeat it, try using Art Attack or Supernova. After defeating it, you will get about 38 Star Points.

X-Naut Fortress : Classic Mario

To turn yourself into the Mario from Super Mario Bros., go to the X-Naut Fortress and go to the room where you have to Spring-Jump through the air vent. Spring-Jump up there, then move to the right. Go into paper mode by holding R and fall through the vent. You will land in the second changing curtain. When you open it, Mario and all of his partners will be NES characters. The Mario theme will also play. When you exit the room, the music will stop and you and your partners will revert back to normal.

Jump on spiked enemies

Normally, you will hurt yourself when jumping on spiked enemies. When you get Vivian go into the sewers and have Flurrie. Reveal the hidden pipe and go down it. You will enter a room where the floor has spikes going up and down. Change Flurrie to Vivian and go on the floor when the spikes are down. When you think the spikes will come up, press X and Vivian will take you under the spikes, then come up when they go down. At the end of the room is a chest with the badge that lets you jump attack spiked enemies and not get hurt. Unfortunately it does not help you get across the spiked floor. Repeat the previous technique to get back out.

Do not read the diary

In Chapter 6 (when you are on the train), when you find the ghost in room 004 he will ask you to get his diary and warn you not to read it. When you get the diary, do not read it. If you do, the game will end and you have to start at the last save point.

Star pieces

In the main area, use Ground Pound in front of the gallows. If done correctly, you will either see a plate form jump up or a Star piece will come out of the ground.


Sometimes the audience can be an enemy or a friend. For example, your audience in the first chapter would most likely be Goombas, Koopas, one of the people from the village, or Dry Bones because they are in your first chapter.

New curses

Press A(3), Y(3) to get more and better curses.

Easy money

Sleep over fifty times at the inns to get 200 Coins from a photographer.

Paper Mario references

After you defeat the Shadow Queen, go to the town where the train from Rougeport takes you. Go in the area outside of the building where you obtained the Crystal Star. In that area you will see Bow and Bootler from the original Paper Mario.

Never ending game

After you defeat Shadow Queen, the credits, and Gommbella tells you about your partner, you will go back to Rougeport.

Pit Of 100 Trials: Awards

Sleepy Stomp Badge: Levels 1 to 10
Fire Drive Badge: Levels 11 to 20
Zap Tap Badge: Levels 21 to 30
Pity Flower Badge: Levels 31 to 40
Strange Sack: Levels 41 to 50
Double Dip Badge: Levels 51 to 60
Double Dip P Badge: Levels 61 to 70
Bump Attack Badge: Levels 71 to 80
Lucky Day Badge: Levels 81 to 90
Return Postage Badge: Levels 91 to 100

Glitch: No snow prints

Go to Fahr Outpost. Get in the snow and hop on Yoshi. Yoshi will not make any snow prints when he runs around. Alternately, jump around. However, you have to press Jump before you move the Analog-stick.

Ultra Boots and Ultra Hammer

To get the ultra boots you have to be in chapter 6. When you stop at the second stop on the train (riverside station) go in the building. After you explore some more you’ll eventuly come to th ultra boots. After the short intro you’ll learn spin jump. It’s very good in battle. It takes alot of practice to master the spring jump. After chapter 6 go back to Rougeport there will be a treasure chest on top of a high platform. Spin jump under the platform and you get the Ultra Hammer. Now you can break stone blocks, so you can get 2 more shortcuts to Poshley Heights, and Keehaul Key. And you can go to Fhar Outpost.

Free Tattle

Go to Profesor Frankly’s office and press the big green button (A) at his garbage and info about a random enemy and is transferred to your tattle log.

Solution to Petuni’s Question

Select the next words in order: Mario – Likes – Wich Person – The Most?

After that, Petuni will give you an Mystic Egg = Replenishes 5 HP

Note: This will only happen after defeating the boss in Chapter 2.

Duplicate = Experience


– 1 Fire Drive Badge
– 4 or more Super Appeal Badges

If you have that, look for a Lava Bubble (a Red Flame), Ember (a Blue Flame), or Phantom Ember (a Green Flame), start a fight against them.

Use the Fire Drive Badge to heal and Duplicate them, and next defeat these guys, but let one allive! Repeat this trick to get major Star Points. And use the Sweet Treat or Sweet Feast to heal your HP but also FP to use Fire Drive.

Audience Awakening

When the audience in battle are sleeping, you can wake them by using the ‘Quake Hammer’ or Using Bobbery with his ‘Bob-ombast’ move

Note: Quake Hammer Badge, or Bobbery, and two upgrades are required!

Free Spell

find a Save Block and Save. Next, Take the Warp Pipe on the east from the rogueport and go left where you reach a little town with a house, near to a weird blue creature that holds a bag (Dazzle) enter the house that stands left from Dazzle.
You wil find here the Fortune-Teller Merluvlee. Tell her wat you want to let her divine. After the spell, write down what she says by your adventure, Shine Sprite, or Star Piece.
If you have it, turn your gamecube off and on. Now you will start by the place where you saved last so you can use her spell what you’ve write down, and you don’t have to pay for the spell!!

Whack a Mole

In chapter 5 on Keelhaul Key, walk to the northwest of the camp. Talk to the mole and hit him with your hammer he will leave behind a bump, get the bump. You can leave the area and go back there again to repeat this. You can sell the bump at the store for 50 bucks.

Yoshi’s color

When naming a game, use a color for your name and Yoshi will be that color.


Directly after a hammer attack, or at the highest point after a jump attack, tap A again and Mario will do a stylish trick earning him more star points. This works for his allies as well. Tap A directly after doing Koops shell throw and he will spin on his back earning more style.

Infinite Shop Points

First you will have to have given Zest T. her new contact lense. Then buy a lot of mushrooms at the shop in RoguePort for 5 coins each. Then cook them all into Shroom Frys at Zest T.’s. You can sell the Shroom Frys back for 5 coins, the same price you paid for the mushrooms. Using this you can gain free shop points. Note: This trick only works once you have Zest T.

Defeating Hooktail

Before fighting Hooktail, get the Sound Changing Badge in the jail cell. The sound is a cricket noise, and is Hooktail’s weakness.

Water Koops Glitch

Go to the trouble center and throw Koops to the other side of the river. When he is in the other side hold him. Then enter the trouble center. Mario should be alone in there.Then out of no where Koops will appear with a splash behind him.Submitted by:Jorge