Bowser in the Dark World



The entrance to this course is the star door on the first floor. Mario can open the door when he had collected 8 stars or more.


The aim of this course is to get the 1st key, which opens the door to the basement of the castle. However, the key is kept by Bowser. There are also 8 red coins in this stage. When Mario collect all of them, one of the 15 secret stars will appear.

The 8 red coins

red coin 1 red coin 2 red coin 3 red coin 4
red coin 5 red coin 6 red coin 7 red coin 8
The star is behind the pipe which is the entrance to the arena to defeat Bowser.


To defeat Bowser, Mario has to grab its tail, swing it round and round to gain speed, and release it so it will hit one of the bombs surrounding the arena. For the Bowser in this stage, one hit to a bomb will finish him.
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