Ending bonus - Successfully complete and save the game.
You can pay 10 coins to use a boat near the clock tower
where Yoshi is found to return to the Airport level at
the start of the game. Additionally, you can get a shirt
covered with Shine pictures from the man wearing
sunglasses gives Mario sunglasses normally the game.
Alternate ending screen - If you complete the game with
119 Shine Sprites or less you will get an ending screen
in which el Piantissimo inspects the paintbrush.
However, if you finish it with all 120 Shine Sprites,
the ending screen will show all the characters in the
Walking wires - In the first level you can walk on
clotheslines and you wont fall off so don't worry. When
you are on a clothesline press the A button to jump
Get Yoshi - Progress though the game till you get 25
Shine Sprites. Go to Pinnal Park and complete Story #4 .
You will now be back in town. The Fake Mario will appear
with an egg. Chase him down to get Yoshi.
Yoshi juice - After eating a fruit, Yoshi can then spit
out juice to defeat enemies.
The Pesky Piranha Plant - When you get to the large
sludge spitting piranha plant in the windmill you'll
have to beat it in order to move on. When it opens up
its mouth use the spray function on the water cannon to
pray water into its mouth. Aim carefully. When it tips
over and a red arrow appears do a ground pound on the
bump on its stomach. To do a ground pound, while your in
the air press the L button and you should do a ground
pound. Watch out for the enemies and the sludge the
piranha lant spits out. The sludge will damage you. Also
be aware he has a special trick for if u get too close.
To regain your life the piranha plant should make some
miniature replicas of itself and when you spray them
with your water cannon they will drop coins. And your
water cannon will refill itself automatically when u run
out. Do the spray and pound combinations a few times to
gain victory. And if the piranha plant should spit out
sludge than point your water cannon down at the sludge
and clean it up. You now know how to beat him. Just know
not to get too close or he will use his special trick
he'll swipe you with his head and do it in a
counter-clockwise direction). Go get him!
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Sunglasses - To get the sunglasses, talk to the man
wearing glasses on the beach in Dolphic Plaza. The
sunglasses tint your screen as if you were actually
wearing them. He is also found in many other levels. He
will not give them to you if you have less that 20 Shine
Sprites. Talk to him again to take them off.
Easy lives - Whenever you complete a level, go to the
water directly next to where the boats go in and out.
Dive all the way to the bottom and you will see a 1-Up
Mushroom. Whenever you return from a level or start from
the beginning, it will be there.
Finding Shine Sprites - Go out to the island where the
man is stranded. You will see a gold bird flying around.
Shoot it with your water cannon and a Shine Sprite will
Return to the Airport - Once you've beaten the game (and
saved your game), you will be able to go back to the
Airport from the very beginning. It'll cost you, though.
For the price of 10 coins, a boat close to the clock
tower where you find Yoshi will take you to the Airport
level, which is filled with coins and fun stuff to do.
Finding coins - Find a patch of flowers and spray them
all quickly. Four or five Coins will appear from the
middle of the patch.
Easy cleaning - Instead of taking a bath each time Mario
gets dirty, do one or two spin jumps.
Jump onto buildings - Use a Ground Pound on a manhole
cover then immediately jump up. This will send you high
into the air. Use a Hover Nozzle to get on the building.
Note: Some items, such as Shine Sprites and Blue Coins,
can be found on roofs.
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Sunglasses & Hawaiian Shirt - Look for a man with black
sunglasses in the hub world (he's at the beach, close to
the fruit stands) or in most of the other levels and
talk to him. When certain conditions are met, he'll give
you a pair of sunglasses to wear, which will darken your
screen appropriately. The same guy will also give you a
Hawaiian shirt -- but you've got to do some work first:
finish the game. If you've saved your game after you
beat the last big boss, you'll be able to get your shirt
anytime you talk to this guy.
Sprinkler Water Spray - To execute the Sprinkler Water
Spray easily, do a Spin Jump and hold R.
Refill Your Water cannon - Go in any part of water you
can find. Then press R. Your water cannon should be
Avoid losing health when falling - When falling from
high places, press L to do a Ground Pound. This will
make you fall very fast and not lose health.
Up, Up and Away - Press X or R to fly up in the air with
the Hover Nozzle use the Joystick to move around in the
air you can also spray your WATER CANON While in the
air. You can navigate to Roofs, find hidden BLUE COINS
and SHINE SPRITES.
Avoid dying - Pause game play when you are about to die
and select "Exit Area". You will be teleported in front
of the level you were at and not lose a life. Note: This
does not work if you are falling.
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Faster transportation - To make Mario get around a
little faster, use the single spray nozzle and shoot a
small amount of water in front of him. Run and press B
to do a belly slide. He will slide through the water and
keep going at a high speed. This will continue as long
as you do not hit anything.
Swim faster - When swimming, switch to your hover and
press R. It will give you a little boost while swimming.
Go Faster - To make Mario go faster press the B button
recently, or Hold R down slightly while running then u
press the B button (NOTE: nozzle must be Water to
perform the second stunt.
Noki Bay - Stand in the beam of light that appears in
town and look up at the sun. You will be transported to
a level called Noki Bay.
Washing off - If Mario is filled with polluted paint all
over him, you can either do a few spin jumps or jump in
the water to get the paint off!
Blue Coins - To get lots of blue coins it is very simple
if you see a lady with a basket she'll ask you to get 3
fruits so go get some fruits she told you to get put the
3 fruits into the basket talk to her and walla blue
coins you can keep on doing this and you'll get more
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Pinna Valley - Jump onto the top of the Shine Statue in
Delfino Plaza. Enter the red pipe there to get to Pinna
Defeating Gooper Blooper - When he punches you with his
arm, jump on it and it will flatten. Then, press B and
pull his arm off. Do this for each arm. When the arms
are gone, pull off the nose. Do this process twice to
Defeating Mecha-Bowser - Get a rocket and when you get
close to him, shoot it at his head. Squirt the Bullet
Bills with water, and also squirt the flames to avoid
getting hit. Do this three times to win.
How to beat the Squid thingy - This is very simple. All
you have to do is daze the enemy (or not) then grab the
squids tentacle and move backwards and then SNAP! It
comes right off!
Defeating Mantas - Hide in the hut where the "girl" is
located during the Manta fight in Sirena Beach Episode
1. If you talk to her before the fight, she tells you
that it was safe there during the first attack. When
they pass over, they go on the rooftop over Mario and
you will not get hurt. Run out, squirt them, then run
Defeat Piranha Pete When he opens his mouth, keep
spraying water into it until he falls down. Then do a
Ground Pound onto the little bump on his stomach . Do
this three times to defeat him.
Defeating Piranha Plants - You can defeat all Piranha
Plants by squirting them when they have their mouth
Defeating Wiggler - Water one of the Dune Buds and it
will make a hill. Wiggler will run into it and turn
over. After that, do a Ground Pound onto his stomach. Do
this three times.
Sleeping Mario - Remain idle during game play and Mario
will fall asleep.
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