Glitches

  • Many Tanooki Suits

    In World 5 (Cloud World), the first available mushroom house has a Tanooki Suit. Get it and beat levels until you get to the cloud part of the world by beating the spiral tower. The game offers to save your game. Save it, then get game over. When you continue, you keep the Tanooki Suit you got at the mushroom house, and the mushroom house has returned! All of the other levels remain defeated as well, though the spiral tower remains standing, so you cna beat it and save your game, get game over, and get another Tanooki Suit each time! The suits make good replacements for leaves, mushrooms, and useless items (like music boxes) in your item list.

    Glitch only works for World 5 due to the ability to beat the spiral tower as many times as you want and save after each time.

    Contributed By: The Losar.

Unlockables

  • 1,000,000 Star

    For every 1,000,000 points you earn, a star will appear above the title Super Mario Bros. 3 (where you select between Super Mario Bros. 3 or Mario Bros.) You can earn up to five stars.

    Contributed By: Kooper113.

  • Earn Point Stars (Mario Brothers)

    For each 150,000 points you get in Mario Brothers, a star will appear at the top of Mario Brothers at the game selection screen (where you pick between Super Mario Brothers 3 and Mario Brothers). You can get up to 5 stars maximum.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Earn Point Stars at game selection screen (Mario Brothers)Get 150, 000 points in Mario Brothers, and a star at the game selection screen will appear above Mario Brothers (5 stars maximum)

    Contributed By: peach freak.

  • Replay all levels, fortresses, and castles.

    To replay any level, fortress, and castle, beat every level in the game. Not just Bowser, every single level.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Replay fortresses and castleBeat all the levels in every world. Includes the fortresses and castles.
    Replay levelsBeat all the levels in a world you want to replay. Includes the fortresses and castle.

    Contributed By: ComputerCrasher.

  • Spade House Game

    If you manage to ''beat'' a spade house (by correctly matching the pieces into any of the 3 forms), you can unlock additional houses!

    In addition, you can create different combos that can get you even more lives!

    Heart house: Star is replaced with a racoon leaf, and matching it rewards you with 7 lives
    Club House: Star/Leaf is replaces with the number ''3'', matching this awards you 9 lives
    Diamond House: All items are replaced with stars..a Guarenteed win!

    Once you have passed a diamond house, the cycle repeats itself.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Club HouseMake any matching combination in any Heart House All existing Heart Houses then become Club Houses
    Diamond HouseMake any matching combination in any Club House. Existing Diamond Houses return to Spade houses and the cycle repeats.
    Heart HouseMake any matching combination in any Spade house. All existing Spade Houses then become Heart Houses

    Contributed By: Takarifreak.

  • Unlock World Selection Screen

    Beat the game clearing every single level (90 in total). Once Bowser is defeated, save and you will be brought to a World Selection screen where you can jump to any of the 8 worlds. All locked doors will have been unlocked and you can freely visit any stage/bonus stage/castle/etc.

    Contributed By: Slateman.

  • Unlockables

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Blue Mushroom Shop (Anchor & P wing)Beat the Game, then go to world 1 level 3 and hit the big old super mario 1 coin and get the coins needed
    Go to a shop and use it over againclear every level, including Hammer bros. levels

    Contributed By: Raphdude.

  • Unlockables In World-e

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Blue Mushroom HouseGet 30 Advance (Ace,A) Coins
    Orange Mushroom HouseGet 50 Advance (Ace,A) Coins
    Red Mushroom HouseGet 80 Advance (Ace,A) Coins

    Contributed By: eternal suffering.

  • White Mushroom Houses

    After you beat the whole game, special coins at the beginning of the secret levels:
    Levels and required coins:
    1-4, 2-2, 3-8, 4-2, 5-5, 6-7, 7-2

    Each will have a number on the bottom of the screen telling you how many coins in that level you need to get a white mushroom popup on the map. Once you achieve that many coins, the white mushroom house icon will show up.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Worlds 1, 3, 5, 7You get the P-Wings
    Worlds 2, 4, 6You get Anchors

    Contributed By: jasonhill.

Easter Eggs

  • Behind-The-Scenes

    In most levels, there are multi-colored blocks held up by screws. With the white ones, you can drop behind the scenes to escape enemies or find secret exits by holding down on the d-pad for 5 seconds. In World 1-3 towards the end of the level, drop behind from on top the white block and run behind the black curtain. You will uncover a hidden mushroom house which contains a warp whistle.

    Contributed By: smoliske.

  • Special World Endings

    Defeat the Koopaling at the end of an Airship (Worlds 1-7) while wearing either the Frog, Tanooki, or Hammer Bros. suit and receive a special message from the King.

    Contributed By: UncleBob.

Secrets

  • Get the Magic Whistles

    Whistle 1- On Level 1-3 when you get to the end of the course you will find a white block. Hold down while on top of the white block until you go behind the scenery. From here run to the end of the course and you will be transported to a room with a magic whistle

    Whistle 2- On the World 1 Fortess, when you come across the first Dry-Bones, there will be a [?] block. Hit this to get a leaf. As Racoon Mario, knock out the dry bones and fly up the ledge until you start walking along the top of it. Continue going right whilst on top of the ledge until you stop moving. Press up to be transported to a room with a Whistle

    Whistle 3- On World 2 after you have collected the Hammer from the Hammer Brothers go to the top right corner of the world map. Use the Hammer to break a rock leading to a secret passge. In here there is a Firs Brothers, beat them to get the Whistle

    Contributed By: Fighting Comet.

  • Get Unlimited Lives in World 3-4

    Attract Lakitu to the pit underneath the Venus Fire Trap. Next, launch a Koopa shell between the two wooden blocks. Now, as Lakitu launches Spiny Eggs, the Koopa shell will instantly destroy them. Accumulate enough points, and soon you will receive infinite lives. (NOTE: The max amount of lives you can get is 999.)

    Contributed By: ND9k.

  • Infinite Lives in World 2 Fortress

    You need to be Raccoon Mario to do this. When you enter the World 2 Fortress, don't attack the first Dry Bones (the skeletal turtle) you see. Instead, lure it over to the other two Dry Bones a few screens ahead. Now, jump on the first one, and use the raccoon tail to flutter onto the next one, and then the final one. By then, the first one should be back on its feet. Keep repeating the process for infinite lives.

    Contributed By: tanooki412.

  • N-Spade Memory Game

    The N-Spade Memory Game will appear on the world map every 80,000 points you score.

    There are a select amount of layouts that the game will select from.
    M=Mushroom
    F=Fireflower
    1=1-Up Chest
    T=Ten Coins
    2=Twenty Coins
    S=Starman

    MF2F1S
    21MT1F
    SMSMFS

    FT1F1M
    SM2SMT
    SF2MFS

    FS1F1M
    TMFSMT
    S22MFS

    F2MS1F
    1FTM2S
    MTSMFS

    FS1F2M
    TM21MT
    SFSMFS

    MF2MTS
    F1MT12
    SFSMFS

    1MTMFS
    MTS22F
    S1FMFS

    MF1FSS
    2SMT1F
    2MTMFS

    Contributed By: UncleBob.

  • Treasure Ship

    Use the following procedure to turn the Wandering Hammer Bros. into a Treasure Ship. Note that this only works on Worlds 1, 3, 5, and 6.

    Get an amount of coins that is a mutiple of 11
    Make the number in the tens place of your score the same as the number your using for the mutiple of 11
    At the end of the stage before you reach the Wandering Hammer Bros., stop the timer on an even number

    Here's an example:
    33 coins
    score: 1,430
    timer: 98

    Contributed By: Bleuet.

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