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    FAQ by WishingTikal
    version 1.1 / 04-19-05
    
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    1. Introduction
    
    2. Trouble Center
    
    2.1 Prologue/Chapter 1
    2.2 Chapter 2
    2.3 Chapter 3
    2.4 Chapter 4
    2.5 Chapter 5
    2.6 Chapter 6
    2.7 Chapter 7
    2.8 Chapter 8
    2.9 After beating the game
    
    3. Disclaimer
    
    
    
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    The Trouble Center is located in the east side of Rogueport. Inside is a
    board where people with a trouble will request help. At the end of each 
    Chapter, check back the board to see the new requests. When you solve a
    trouble, you will be rewarded by various goodies, including money, items,
    special cards for the Pianta Parlor, a badge, and even a secret party member.
    With this guide, you should be able to solve all the troubles!
    
    And just in case you ask, you don't get anything for solving all the troubles.
    Nothing for your trouble...
    
    
    
    WishingTikal
    http://www.youtube.com/WishingTikal
    
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    \                           Prologue / Chapter 1                             /
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    NAME: Garf
    TROUBLE: Need a key!
    REWARD: 20 coins
    
    Garf wants you to find his house key, which is located at the left of the 
    badge shop. If you don't know where it is, enter the inn and leave through 
    the door on the second floor. You'll find the badge shop at the left and the 
    key there. Once you have the key, take it to Garf, who's situated at the very
    east of the town. He'll give you 20 coins as a reward.
    
    
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    NAME: McGoomba
    TROUBLE: Safe Delivery
    REWARD: 20 coins
    
    Your destination for this trouble is the back alley at the back of the 
    Rogueport Plaza. Go at the right, behind Zess T.'s house, and speak with the
    Goomba there. He'll entrust a package to you. Take it to Goomfrey, a Goomba
    hanging near Professor Frankly's house. Give him the box, then go back to
    talk to McGoomba to receive a reward of 20 coins.
    
    
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    NAME: Arfur
    TROUBLE: Price Adjustment
    REWARD: 20 coins
    
    Arfur, who's right in front of the Trouble Center, will ask you the price of 
    some items.
    
    Fire Flowers: 10 coins
    Sleepy Sheep: 8 coins
    Tasty Tonics: 3 coins
    
    Tell him the prices and you'll get 20 coins as a reward.
    
    
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    NAME: Goomther
    TROUBLE: Find this guy!
    REWARD: 20 coins
    
    Goomther is in the Rogueport Plaza. He'll ask you to find Larson the bandit, 
    who frauded him. To find him, go at the left of the Merlon's house, and 
    examine the wall. It's a fake one. You can actually walk through it and get 
    behind, in the back alley. There, talk to the thief. He'll run away. Go to 
    the port and talk to him again. He'll run away once again. This time, go to 
    the back alley in the Rogueport Plaza, behind the inn. Talk to him and 
    Goomther will arrive. He'll then give you a reward of 20 coins for catching
    the bandit.
    
    
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    NAME: Mousimilian
    TROUBLE: Hit me, please!
    REWARD: Nothing
    
    Talk to the purple mouse in front of the item shop. He'll ask you to hit him
    until he says "I remembered". Do so to solve the trouble.
    
    
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    NAME: Bomberto
    TROUBLE: I'm hungry!
    REWARD: 11 coins
    
    Go to the port and talk to the blue Bob-omb near the Save Block. He'll ask
    for food. Talk back to him and give him food, like a mushroom, for example.
    If you don't have any, you can go buy one in the item shop. He'll give you
    11 coins as a reward.
    
    
    
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    NAME: Koopook
    TROUBLE: Try to find me!
    REWARD: Special Card
    
    Go to Hooktail Castle, in the room with a kind of bridge at the top of the 
    room. Use the big block to go up and look at the left while you're going up.
    You'll see a Koopa on a ledge at the left. Once on the bridge above, go left 
    and drop down below on the ledge with the Koopa. Talk to him to get a Special
    Card as a reward. 
    
    
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    NAME: Mayor Kroop
    TROUBLE: Listen to me!
    REWARD: Turtley Leaf
    
    Go to Petalburg and talk to the mayor in the pink house. Just listen to what
    he has to say and you'll get a Turtley Leaf.
    
    
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    NAME: Plenn T.
    TROUBLE: Order me an item!
    REWARD: Ultra Shroom
    
    Go to the item shop in the Rogueport Plaza and talk to the shopkeeper. He'll
    ask you to bring him 5 Courage Shells. You can buy these 5 Courage Shells in
    the Petalburg item shop, for 5 coins each. Then give him the Courage Shells
    for an Ultra Shroom.
    
    
    
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    NAME: Puni Elder
    TROUBLE: Emergency Shroom
    Reward: 60 coins
    
    Bring a Life Shroom to the Puni Elder in The Great Tree. You can buy one for
    50 coins in the item shop situated in the west part of Rogueport. Give him 
    to receive 60 coins as a reward.
    
    
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    NAME: Lahla
    TROUBLE: Play with me!
    REWARD: 10 Piantas
    
    Talk to the kitty boo in the Pianta Parlor to receive 10 free Piantas.
    
    
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    NAME: Pine T. Jr.
    TROUBLE: Help my daddy!
    REWARD: Silver Card
    
    Go to the Rogueport sewers, in the Pit of 100 Trials (at the left of the
    Thousand-Years door) and talk to Pine T. Jr. He'll ask you to find his dad.
    Go in the pipe to enter the Pit and reach the 18th level. There you should 
    find Pine T. Jr's dad. Talk to him, then enter the next pipe and in the
    next level should be a guy who'll bring you back to the entrance for 10 coins.
    Go back to the entrance and talk to Pine T. Jr to receive a Silver Card.
    
    
    
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    NAME: Jolene
    TROUBLE: Help wanted!
    REWARD: 30 coins
    
    Go to Glitzville and talk to Jolene in Grabba's office. She wants you to
    get rid of junk in the storage room. Go in there and pick up all the battle
    trunks on the floor. Don't forget the ones in the attic, also. Then talk
    back to Jolene. Return to Rogueport and talk to Goomfrey, who's near the 
    Professor's house. Give him all the battle trunks, then return to Glitzville
    and talk to Jolene again to receive 30 coins as a reward.
    
    
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    NAME: Merlee
    TROUBLE: Heartful cake recipe...
    REWARD: 30 coins
    
    Talk to Merlee the fortune-teller, who's in the background of the Rogueport
    sewers. She'll ask you for a recipe. Go to Petalburg and talk to the toad
    girl in the last house of the town. She'll give you the cake recipe. Go back
    to talk to Merlee and she'll ask you to bring her some Cake Mix. You can buy
    this in the Pianta Parlor, for 6 Piantas. Then go back to Merlee and give her
    the Cake Mix to get a reward of 30 coins.
    
    
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    NAME: Bub-ulber 
    TROUBLE: The food I want
    REWARD: Dried Bouquet
    
    Go to Petalburg and talk to the pink flower bulb across the river. He'll ask
    you to bring him a hot-dog. So, go to Glitzville and buy 2 hot-dogs (he asks
    you for 1, but in fact, he wants 2) at the stand for 10 coins each. Return to
    Petalburg and give Bub-ulber the 2 hot-dogs. Then, he'll ask you for a Mousse
    Cake. Go to the Pianta Parlor in Rogueport and buy a Cake Mix for 6 Piantas.
    Once you have the Cake Mix, give it to Zess T. the cook. She'll make a Mousse
    Cake out of it. Take the Mousse Cake to Bub-ulber to get a Dried Bouquet.
    
    
    
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    NAME: ???
    TROUBLE: Elusive Badge!
    REWARD: Attack FX B
    
    Go to the inn, second floor, and go through the door at the left to end up
    outside. Walk left, past the badge shop, and jump on Zess T.'s house roof.
    Talk to Ms. Mowz there. She wants you to go to Hooktail castle and retrieve a 
    badge for her. So, head for Hooktail Castle and go in the room where you
    fought the boss, at the very top of the castle. In the middle of the room,
    you'll bump into an invisible obstacle and an exclamation point will appear
    over Mario's head. Use Flurrie to blow away the invisible thing, and a chest
    will be revealed. Open it for the badge. Take it to Ms Mowz and she'll give it
    to you as a reward. She'll also join your party.
    
    
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    NAME: Mayor Dour
    TROUBLE: Newsletter...
    REWARD: 30 coins
    
    Go to Twilight Town and talk to the mayor in the second house. He'll give you
    the Routing Slip. Now, go to the Great Tree and give it to the Puni Elder.
    She'll tell you to take it to the Petalburg mayor, so do so. The mayor is
    in the pink house. Give him the Routing Slip. Then, go back to Twilight Town
    and give it back to the mayor for a reward of 30 coins.
    
    
    ***
    
    
    NAME: Zess T.
    TROUBLE: Seeking legendary book!
    REWARD: Honey Shroom
    
    Talk to Zess T. in her house. She wants you to find a book in the Creepy 
    Steeple. Normally, you should already have it if you explored the Creepy
    Steeple when you went there. Talk back to her and give her. If you don't
    have it, go to the Creepy Steeple, and in the entrance hall, turn into a
    paper tube and roll into the small hole in the left wall. In the room there
    should be the book. Zess T. will reward you with a Honey Shroom.
    
    
    
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    NAME: Eve
    TROUBLE: Tell that person...
    REWARD: Meteor Meal
    
    Go to Twilight Town and talk to Eve in the first house of the east side of
    the town. She has 3 kids. She'll ask you to find Podley in Rogueport. He is
    the barman in the inn. Talk to him, then talk back to Eve to receive a
    Meteor Meal.
    
    
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    NAME: Goom Goom
    TROUBLE: Looking for a gal!
    REWARD: Couple's Cake
    
    Head for the Pirate's Grotto in Keelhaul Key. Go to the storeroom, the room 
    with barrels piled up against the left wall. Talk to the Goomba there. He
    will ask you to find him a girlfriend. Choose Goombella as your party member
    and talk back to him. He'll give you the Couple's Cake.
    
    
    
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    NAME: Frankie
    TROUBLE: Important thing!
    REWARD: Gold Card
    
    Go to the west part of Rogueport and talk to Frankie the Pianta in the small
    area with grass and flowers. He'll ask you to find the wedding ring he lost
    in town. Go to the east part of the town, past the Trouble Center. Stand at
    the right of the small bridge and use Yoshi to cross over the gap. Pick up
    the blue ring next to the crates. Bring it back to Frankie to receive the
    Gold Card.
    
    
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    NAME: Chef Shimi
    TROUBLE: Get these ingredients!
    REWARD: 40 coins
    
    Chef Shimi wants 3 ingredients: a golden leaf, a mystic egg and a keel mango.
    
    For the Golden Leaf, go to Creepy Steeple and go through the door on the left
    wall to end up outside. Walk to the right until you see a hole in the fence.
    Once you spot it, turn into thin paper and pass through the fence. Walk into
    the grass to the right and you'll arrive at a huge tree. Hammer it to get the
    Golden Leaf.
    
    For the Mystic Egg, go to the Great Tree and talk to Petuni, the Puni with the
    pink antenna. She's near the elder. Play her game by creating a comprehensive
    question like, for example, "Which person does Mario like the most?". She will 
    then give you the Mystic Egg.
    
    For the Keel Mango, go to Keelhaul Key and in the first area of the jungle,
    hit the tree at the left of the red block to get a Keel Mango.
    
    Once you have the 3 ingredients, go in the Excess Express train and talk
    to chef Shimi. Give him the ingredients to receive 40 coins.
    
    
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    NAME: Toodles
    TROUBLE: I must have that book
    REWARD: Platinum Card
    
    Go to Poshley Heights and talk to the girl inside the pink house. She'll
    tell you that Jolene has her magazine and that she wants it back. Go to
    Glitzville and talk to Jolene to receive the magazine. Go back to Poshley
    Heights with the magazine and give it to Toodles to receive the Platinum
    Card as a reward.
    
    
    ***
    
    
    NAME: Businessman
    TROUBLE: Security Code
    REWARD: Hot Sauce
    
    Go to Glitzville and talk to the businessman in front of the hot-dog stand.
    He asks you to find his passcode, which is the number of chairs in some
    specific areas... Anyway, the code is 2625. He'll give you Hot Sauce as a
    reward for helping him.
    
    
    
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    NAME: Goldbob
    TROUBLE: Delivery, please!
    REWARD: 64 coins
    
    Go to Poshley Heights and talk to Goldbob, the gold Bob-omb with a hat. Take
    the package he gives you and go to Fahr Outpost. Enter the last house of the
    town and talk to the Bob-omb in there. He'll tell you General White went to
    Rogueport. So go to the Rogueport inn and talk with the barman. He'll tell 
    you General White went to Glitzville. Go to Glitzville and talk to the barman
    in the fresh juice shop. Then, go back to Poshley Heights and talk to Goldbob
    again. After that, return to Fahr Outpost and enter General White's house.
    Wake him up by jumping on him until he wakes up. Talk to him, give him the
    package, and finally, go to Poshley Heights and talk to Goldbob to receive
    your reward of 64 coins.
    
    
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    NAME: Gob
    TROUBLE: I can't speak!
    REWARD: 20 coins
    
    Gob lost his voice. He needs a Honey Candy, which can be made with Honey
    Syrup and Cake Mix. You can buy the Honey Syrup from the item shop in
    Rogueport plaza for 5 coins and the Cake Mix in the Pianta Parlor for
    6 piantas. Take both ingredients to Zess T. and she'll make a Honey Candy.
    Now go to Fahr Outpost and talk to the Bob-omb near the snowman at the
    left of the item shop. Give him the Honey Candy and he'll reward you with
    20 coins.
    
    
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    NAME: Toadia
    TROUBLE: I wanna meet Luigi!
    REWARD: Choco Cake
    
    Talk to Toadia near the fountain in Poshley Heights. She'll tell you she
    wants to meet Luigi. Simply wear the L Emblem badge, so you'll be dressed
    like Luigi, and talk back to her. She'll think Mario really is Luigi and
    will give you a Choco Cake. The L Emblem can be found in the sanctum, if
    you use the spring jump to reach the pole above the second room and then
    reach the third ledge at the left of the room.
    
    
    
    
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    NAME: Doe T.
    TROUBLE: Roust these cads!
    REWARD: 20 coins
    
    Go to Boggly Woods, in the second area. Talk to the toad here. He'll ask
    you to get rid of all the enemies in that area so he can safely reach the
    Great Tree. Simply battle all the foes and you'll receive 20 coins.
    
    
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    NAME: Bub
    TROUBLE: Help me make up.
    REWARD: 3 coins
    
    Talk to the Bob-omb next to the sanctum in Poshley Heights. He'll ask you
    to choose a present to give his mom. I would suggest the Keel Mango as it's
    the easiest to get. Simply go to Keelhaul Key and in the first area of the 
    jungle, hit the tree at the left of the red block to get a Keel Mango. Then
    give the present you chose to Bub and he'll give you a letter for his mom.
    Take the letter to his mother, who is in the first part of Poshley Heigts.
    Give her the letter, then go back and talk to Bub. He'll give you... 3 coins.
    
    
    ***
    
    
    NAME: Swob
    TROUBLE: Erase that graffiti!
    REWARD: Snow Bunny
    
    Swob wants you to erase a graffiti on the 50th floor of the Pit of 100 Trials.
    So, go to the Pit of 100 Trials and reach the 50th floor. Once there, you'll
    see the graffiti on the left wall. To get rid of it, blow up the wall with
    Bobbery. Exit the dungeon and go to Fahr Outpost. Talk to the Bob-omb next
    to the cannon statue in the village. He'll reward you with a Snow Bunny.
    
    
    
    
    
    
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