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                 Jajamaru Gekimaden: Maboroshi no Kinmajou Walkthrough
    
                                         by
    
                                       ReyVGM
     
    
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    1.  A LITTLE READING
    
    2.  ITEMS
    
    3.  TECHNIQUES
    
    4.  WALKTHROUGH
    
    
    _/_/_/_/_/  1 - A Little Reading  _/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/
    
     This is mainly a start to end walkthrough. I will not go into details about 
     the enemies or the story. If anyone decides to make a serious FAQ, they have
     my permission to use this one as a base if they so choose too. Giving due
     credit of course.
    
    
    _/_/_/_/_/  2 - Items   _/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/
    
     Tools
     ŻŻŻŻŻ
     Potion: Refills your HP.
    
     Elixir: Refills your MP.
    
     Oil: Allows you to see in the dark.
    
    
     Weapons
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Ball & Chain: Jajamaru's main weapon. Infinite uses.
    
     Shuriken: Long range attack. 20 uses.
    
     Bombs: Strong attack. 10 uses.
    
     
     Treasure
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Key of Innocence: Used to open the Forbidden cave.
    
     Mizugumo Shoes: Walk over toxic swamps.
    
     Sun Charm: Used to clear the clouds.
    
     Crystal: Used to enter a temple.
     
     Trumpet Shell: Parts the waters to Catfish Island.
    
     Blue Tower Key: Opens the right Twin Tower.
    
     Red Tower Key: Opens the left Twin Tower.
    
     Drop of Evening Calm: Opens up the Island Fortress.
    
    
    _/_/_/_/_/  3 - Techniques  _/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/
     
     Dig: You'll be able to dig and move under the ground.
    
     Fire: Throw fireballs.
    
     Heart: Regain HP.
    
     Shadow: Cast multiple shadows of yourself.
    
     Escape: Warp to the start of a dungeon.
    
     Holy Seeker: Holy power that tracks enemies.
    
     Food: Turn small enemies into food.
    
     Lightning: Lightning falls from the sky.
    
     Wrath of Buddha: Most powerful attack.
    
    
    _/_/_/_/_/  4 - Walkthrough _/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/
    
     ___________
     =First Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    
     Shinobi Village
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     The starting town. Talk and save your game if you wish, then leave. Go right
     and up to enter a forest.
    
     Forest Path 1
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way up, right and all the way up to exit the forest. Once on the
     world map, enter the town to the right.
    
     Town 2
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Talk to everyone and buy the Oil for 30 gold. Leave and enter the castle
     on the bottom right.
    
     Castle
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go left, up, all the way right and enter the door. 
     1st floor: go left, up 2 times, left, down and take the stairs.
     2nd floor: up, left, down and move the stone to uncover another stair.
     3rd floor: take the stairs.
     4th floor: go all the way right.
     5th floor: right, up and receive the [Key of Innocence].
     Now backtrack all the way to the beginning and leave the castle. Enter the
     Forbidden Cave on the top-right.
    
     Forbidden Cave 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Open the gate and use the Oil. Go up, right 2 times, up, right and take
     the stairs to battle the boss. You'll get the [Dig Technique].
     Leave the cave and go back to Town 2.
    
     Town 2
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Talk to the old man right at the entrance to receive the [Mizugumo Shoes].
     Leave the town and enter that red patch on the middle-left side of the map.
    
     Toxic Swamp
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way right, all the way down, right, up and all the way right.
     You'll now leave the swamp. Enter the tower.
    
     Marsh Tower 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Enter the tower, use the Oil. Go all the way up, all the way right, up,
     left and take the stairs.
     2nd floor: go all the way down and then all the way left.
     3rd floor: go right, all the way up and all the way right. 
     4th floor: defeat the boss to get the [Sun Charm] and the [Fire Tech].
     Leave the tower, pass the swamp again and go back to Town 2.
    
     Town 2
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way right and enter the last house. Give the Sun Charm to the
     guy inside. Buy another can of Oil before you leave. Now go to the top
     left portion of the map and enter the forest area where the clouds used
     to be.
    
     Forest Path 2
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way up, right, all the way up, left and all the way up.
     You'll now be on the second map.
    
     ____________
     =Second Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     
     Grassland
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way up, right 4 times and up to leave the area.
     Head to the town on the right.
    
     Gravekeeper Town
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Talk to everyone, leave the town and go back to the grasslands.
    
     Grassland
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go right, all the way down and right to take a different exit.
     Enter the Wind Cave to the right.
    
     Wind Cave 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way up, right 2 times, up, right, up and take one of the
     [Crystals]. Leave the cave and go back to the grasslands.
    
     Grassland
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ 
     Go all the way up, left 4 times and up to take another exit.
     Enter the north temple.
    
     Temple 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way up. Use the Oil when it gets dark. Go all the way up
     again, left, all the way down and take the stairs.
     2nd floor: go right, all the way down and take the stairs.
     3rd floor: go up, right, down and take the stairs.
     4th floor: go all the way right for more stairs.
     5th floor: enter the door to face the boss. 
     You'll be automatically sent back to Town 3. Before entering the town, if
     you wish, you can visit that northwest forest and talk to some Kappas.
    
     Gravekeeper Town
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way right and enter the house there. The girl will give you a
     [Heart Tech]. Leave the town, go up and left to enter that hidden town 
     in the northwest forest. Now that you have 3 Techniques, you can pass.
    
     Kappa Village
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go north and talk to the elder to receive the [Mirror]. Stop by the store
     and buy the Oni Fundo. It increases the attack power of the Ball & Chain.
     Leave and go back to the grasslands. 
    
     Grassland
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ 
     Go all the way down, all the way left and all the way down. Step into the
     forest area that leads to first map again.
    
     ___________
     =First Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go to the Forbidden Cave on the top-right of the map. 
     
     Forbidden Cave 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     You'll notice there's a new gate to the right now. Enter the new gate, use
     the Oil and go all the way right to step into the third map.
    
     ___________
     =Third Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Step into the seaside town.
    
     Seaside Town 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Enter the first house and talk to the elder. Agree to help him and 
     receive [Namazu's Trumpet Shell]. Talk to everyone if you wish and then
     leave towards the pine grove northeast of the town.
    
     Pine Grove
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     There are no branching paths here, so just follow the only road until you
     exit. Once you are out on the map, walk straight down to the shore and
     the waters will part, granting you access to Catfish Island.
    
     Catfish Island
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go right, all the way down and move the stone to uncover some stairs.
     2nd floor: go up, then right.
     3rd floor: go right 2 times, all the way up, answer YES to all the 
     questions and you'll get the [Blue Tower Key]. You'll be warped back to
     the world map now. Enter the Twin Towers.
    
     Twin Towers
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Right Gate:
    
     Enter the right gate, use the Oil, go right, up and all the way right.
     2nd floor: go all the way up and left.
     3rd floor: go right, all the way up and right.
     4th floor: go up, left, down.
     5th floor: go right, enter the door and defeat the boss to get the
     [Red Tower Key]. Go left or right to fall back to the world map. 
     Enter the tower again and open the left gate.
     
     Left Gate:
    
     Use the Oil, go up, right 2 times, up, right, up and all the way left.
     2nd floor: go all the way down and all the way left.
     3rd floor: go up 2 times, left 2 times, up and right.
     4th floor: go right, down, right, all the way up and all the way left.
     5th floor: go all the way right, enter the gate and fight the boss.
     After defeating him, you'll rescue someone and you'll get [Shadow Tech]. 
     Exit right or left to fall back into the world map. 
    
     Go back to the Seaside Town as you will soon find out that a Ghost Ship
     has anchored in the town's shore.
    
     Seaside Town 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Talk to the elder if you wish and buy a can of Oil. Go all the way east of
     town to enter the Ghost Ship.
    
     Ghost Ship 
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way right, up and right for a chest with a free potion. Now go
     left, down 3 times, right, enter the opening and go down the stairs.
     2nd floor: go all the way right.
     3rd floor: go right, all the way up, left for an elixir and right for the
     boss entrance. Defeat the boss to get [Escape Tech]. You'll be dropped off
     in an island now.
    
     ____________
     =Island Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    
     Mermaid Town
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Talk to the Mermaid Princess to get the [Drop of Evening Calm]. Leave and
     head for the Island Fortress.
    
     Island Fortress
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go all the way up, all the way right and enter the gate. Use the Oil, go
     all the way up and all the way right.
     2nd floor: go up, right and touch the top-right stone. Go left 2 times,
     up and touch the bottom-right stone. Go down, left, down and touch the 
     bottom-right stone. Now, go up, right, down, enter the portal and take
     the stairs in the next room.
     3rd floor: go all the way up, touch the 2 stones, enter the portal and
     face the boss. Defeat it to get [Holy Seeker Tech]. 
    
     Go back to Mermaid Town, talk to the Mermaid Princess to get sent back to
     Seaside Town on the Third Map. Enter the Forbidden Cave and go back to
     the First Map. Now head to the Forest Path 2 and go back to the Second Map.
    
     ____________
     =Second Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     
     Enter the Grasslands and you'll face a boss. Defeat it to receive the 
     [Food Tech]. Now, take the top-right exit and head for the Graveyard.
    
     Graveyard
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Go to the top-right corner room and push the top-right gravestone to 
     reveal some stairs. Use the Oil, go right, up, right and up to get
     an important message.
     Go back down, right, down 3 times, right 2 times, up and right.
     Enter the gate after the story intermission.
    
     ____________
     =Fourth Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     Enter the small shrine to the south.
    
     Shrine
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻ 
     Take the stairs. Go right and all the way down. 2 Moai heads will talk to 
     you on the way down.
     2nd floor: go right, down, jump into the water, down, right 2 times and up.
     Use your Fire Tech to light up the candles. Receive the [Lightning Tech] and
     [Wrath of Buddha].
     Go back to the previous floor, talk to the Moai heads and keep backtracking
     until you leave the shrine.
    
     Now the clouds have cleared off the final castle.
    
     Final Castle
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ 
     Enter the gate. Go up, right 3 times, up 3 times and go all the way left.
     2nd floor: go up, all the way right and all the way down.
     3rd floor: go right, up 2 times, left 3 times and all the way down.
     4th floor: go right, all the way up and right.
     5th floor: go right 2 times, all the way up and right to reach the gate
     to the boss. 
    
     After you defeat the boss, you learn that the actual final boss is causing
     havoc near the eastern shore. 
     So, backtrack through the graveyard to go back to the Second Map. If you need
     to stock up on potions, stop by the Kappa Village.
     After you're done, go through the Forest Path 2 to go back to the First Map, 
     then take enter the Forbidden Cave to go to the Third Map.
    
     ___________
     =Third Map=
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
     
     If you need to refill your HP or MP before the last battle, enter the Seaside
     Village. Reach the 4th screen of the town and enter the Lower-Left house 
     (it should be empty). Once inside, press:
     A, Up, Up, Down, Right, B, Down, Left, Right, Left on controller 2, leave the
     house, come back in again and there will be a couple of kids ready to refill
     your energy.
     
     To refill your MP, Once inside the house, press:
     Down, Down, Up, Up, Right, Left, A, Right, B, Left on controller 2, leave the
     house, come back in again and there will be a bird ready to refill your MP.
    
     Once you are done, step outside the town, and head for the whirlpool that
     appeared in the sea.
    
     Final Boss
     ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ 
     Go right and enter the warp. You'll face a couple of boss enemies before 
     battling the last boss. Hit the two egg things to defeat him.