Adjust stage select display

Press C-Left or C-Right to turn the display, or press R or Z to adjust the zoom.

To get infinit continues

Reset the game when you lose your last life. You wil resume play with all your lives from the level you died on.

Select Yoshi’s color in practice mode

Select any course under ‘Trial’ mode. Select the desired Yoshi and press Start, then press Start + Z. Press B and being practice mode with that color Yoshi.

Mario Paint theme song

Enter the ‘Time Trial’ menu and listed to the game theme eight times.


Press Z + L + A + B.

Restore Yoshi

Locate and get a white Shy Guy. Complete the current level and enter the character selection screen for the next level. Select the Shy Guy to restore one of the dead Yoshis. Note: If no Yoshis have been lost, the white Shy Guy will not appear.

Special message

Collect six melons in a row during a mini-game to get a heart fruit. Eat the fruit to create a letter made from coins at the end of the mini-game. If you use the letters in the order of appearance by level, they spell the following phrase: ‘YOU ARE YOSHI’S GREAT PARTNER’.


Shrink in ‘Piranha Groove’ (level 4-4). Hit an egg block while shrunk to create a very small egg. Take it while still shrunk. The egg will remain small as you return to normal size. Note: The mini-egg is still as powerful as the full-size version.

Egg restore

If Yoshi is low on eggs, is not next to a egg block, and super happy, prepare to fire an egg but cancel that action. Yoshi will put the egg into the inventory and allowing it to be kept.

Walk on lava

Begin game play on ‘Blarg’s Pit’ (level 2-2) and reach the first heart. Jump on Blarg’s head, get the heart, and try to aim back for Blarg. In doing so you will get hit and lose a life, but the petals will not fall off. You will land underneath the lava and can walk around.

Pepper energy

When you are the black/white yoshi,if you eat a pepper you will get more life.

Rainbow Yoshi

Go to the ‘Lift Castle’ level. Sniff under the opening door and when Yoshi gets excited, hip drop. An egg will appear. Complete the level to use the rainbow Yoshi.