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    Galaxian FAQ by RTAK545

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    (and brief maze information)
    by: RTA K545
    Use of this guide:
    -This guide will help you find all the galaxians in Pac-Man World 3.
    Viewing Note: Use word wrap for optimum viewing of this guide.
    | THE FACTS |
    Galaxian Facts:
    - A galaxian is a red, yellow, and blue alien-like thing.
    - When you pick one up, you get to play an arcade-style Pac-Man maze.
    - They are usually in hard-to-find or tough-to-reach locations.
    - Every level except for Toc-Man Battle and Shadow Temple has one.
    Maze Facts:
    - The gameplay is very similar to classic Pac-Man. The scoring is identical.
    - You only get 3 lives to complete each maze with.
    - The fruit, which appear under the ghosts' box, are random.
        - Cherry (100), Strawberry (300), Orange (500), Apple (700),
          Watermelon (1000)
    - Many mazes have green arrows which, if hit in the right direction, make
      you zoom for a few seconds.
    - If you hit a ghost while zooming, the ghost is stunned for about a second.
    - After most of the dots are eaten, a robot will come in and set down 15-20
      new dots.
    - You can stop the robot by walking over it.
    - Random power-ups will appear at your starting point (about 2-3 per maze).
    - The color on the bottom of the power-up determines its function:
        - Orange: Speeds you up
        - Blue: Creates a reflection of you that picks up dots and is invincible.
        - Red: Freezes the ghosts in place for a short time. They are still
        - Green: Sends the ghosts back to their box and traps them there for about
          5 seconds.
    - The points you score in a maze don't count toward your score in the main
    - The galaxian counts on your item totals whether you win or lose the maze.
    - If you win, you get an extra life in the main game.
    - If you lose, you are not penalized at all.
    - Mazes are also accessed by using syphon terminals, allowing some levels (5) 
      to have two mazes.
    (18 TOTAL = 13 Galaxians + 5 Syphons)
    Maze #01 - Pac-Man Begins
    Bot Boneyard Galaxian
    Maze #02 - Bite Club
    Banni Wastelands Galaxian
    Maze #03 - Chomp Le Monde
    Spectral Cliffs Galaxian
    Maze #04 - The Sprite Fantastic
    Gogekka Central Galaxian
    Maze #05 - Ghosts in the Cell
    Gogekka Central Syphon
    Maze #06 - Amazing Chase
    Spectral Vale Galaxian
    Maze #07 - The Mouth Trap
    Zephyr Heights Galaxian
    Maze #08 - Maze of Thunder
    Zephyr Heights Syphon
    Maze #09 - Dot Product
    Ancient Catacombs Galaxian
    Maze #10 - Dot Dot Dot / Dash Dash Dash
    Ancient Catacombs Syphon
    Maze #11 - Chomp Thing
    Gogekka Heights Galaxian
    Maze #12 - Pac Up Your Troubles
    Banni Canyon Galaxian
    Maze #13 - Dot Shots
    Cragstone Bridge Galaxian
    Maze #14 - Dawn of the Head
    Cragstone Bridge Syphon
    Maze #15 - Dot Collection Agency
    Erwin's Fortress Galaxian
    Maze #16 - Munch Your Weight
    Dungen Gunden Galaxian
    Maze #17 - The Space Chowboy
    Dungen Gunden Syphon
    Maze #18 - Maze of Our Lives
    Spectral Zenith Galaxian
    -Level 01: Bot Boneyard
       After winning the spectral monster battle, cross the bridge and get the
    -Level 02: Banni Wastelands
       Once you reach the room introducing you to the climbing wall, a spectral
       monster battle begins. Once you win, search to the right of the climbing
       wall to find a tunnel. Enter and jump across the platforms to get to an
       enclosed room. Kill all the monsters and get all 5 fruit - one of each
       kind. The galaxian is at the back of this room.
    -Level 03: Spectral Cliffs
       Near the end of the level, you come to a room with lots of dots and blue
       invisible platforms. There is a pillar in this room with a health wedge
       on it. Follow the invisible platform paths to this pillar. There is a
       higher ledge with the galaxian on it. Normal jumps will do just fine.
    -Level 04: Gogekka Central
       Once you first enter the tower, you'll soon see a big fan to your right.
       If you go closer, you can see the galaxian behind the fan, but PacMan
       won't go in while the fan is still spinning. Proceed to defeat the
       spectral monsters and then return to the fan. Jump on to the low ledge
       and past the fan to a higher ledge. Jump up two square pipes sticking out
       of the wall. Walk to the far edge of the second one and jump to the swing
       bar. Jump through an apple to the next swing bar. Walk to the other end of
       this ledge and face the cherry. Jump forward and back to get it. Do a rev-
       jump to the lower part of the ledge with the button. Hit it and a cut scene
       will show the fan stopping. You can now jump down and collect the galaxian.
       If you prefer, you can also get to the long ledge by jumping up rooftops,
       starting with the one that has a health wedge on it.
    -Level 05: Spectral Vale
       This one is terribly obvious. You can see the galaxian atop a pillar as
       soon as you enter the second room (with lots of purple pillar switches),
       and then a cut scene lets you see it even better. All you have to do is
       wall jump between the two pillars in the back of the room to reach it.
    -Level 06: Zephyr Heights
       After jumping up the first "wall-slot ladder", look at the back of the
       column to your right. It is a climbing wall. Climb all the way to the top
       of the column and then jump across to the next ledge. The galaxian is on
       this ledge.
    -Level 07: Ancient Catacombs
       At the very beginning, smash the vase behind you. It contains the galaxian.
       It's very easy to get, but it can be overlooked by the fact that you can't
       see the vase unless you turn around (not something you normally do when
       starting a level).
    -Level 08: Gogekka Heights
       This one is kind of hard to miss. Proceed through the first room with
       narrow beams to the point where you cross three swinging platforms to get
       a wheel. There is also a switch up here, in plain view. Hit it and a cut
       scene will show a door on the lower floor opening and revealing the
       galaxian. All you have to do is go back down there and get it. (It would
       be harder to find if the cut scene didn't take you right to it).
    -Level 09: Banni Canyon
       After defeating the spectral monsters in the small room (after the mine),
       use the rev plate. It turns the walls of the room, therefore moving the
       opening in them. Rev roll on the rev plate until another path appears
       outside the opening. This is the exit, but if you rev the plate some more,
       a different hallway will appear in the opening. Go down this hall and
       you'll find the galaxian at the end, along with a pac-trophy and an extra
    -Level 09B: Toc-Man Battle
       There is no galaxian on this level.
    -Level 10: Cragstone Bridge
       This one is difficult to get. It's before crossing the bridge in the
       temple with the red lock by it. Once you've gotten in there and defeated
       the scorpion robots, there is a rev plate. Revving the plate causes a wall
       to lower. This opens a passage in the first temple (the one with no lock
       next to it). Go back to the first temple, cross the swing bars, and jump
       the new hole, which is also a new passage (created by lowering the wall in
       the other temple). After that jump, jump into the next hole. Use the rev
       plate to raise the floor, which also opens a wall in the red-lock temple.
       Get the watermelon and jump into the new hole you jumped over before, to
       easily get back into the red-lock temple, right where the first wall was.
       The new wall you opened here is in the room with the falling tiles. Get to
       the left side of this room and the galaxian is now accessible behind the
       new opening.
    -Level 11: Erwin's Fortress
       This is another difficult one to get, but it comes with some other secret
       items. At the start  of the level, you pass through an open door and fall
       into the first room. The galaxian is on top of this door. Once you activate
       the lift in the first room, you can access a hidden ledge under the lifts
       starting point. Just go past the button and walk off the edge. First, get
       the watermelon and then use the rev plate to open the nearby door. In this
       secret room, there are two columns. Wall jump between them. At the top is a
       pac-trophy and a cherry. Jump to the ledge by the cherry and go into the
       next room. Smash the boxes to get a stawberry and reveal a rev plate. Rev
       the plate to open the door next to the door with the galaxian. Drop back
       into the first room and go straight across to the corner by the door on
       ground level. Wall jump, first on the wall, then on the edge of the door,
       then to the wall again, and  then to the top of a platform. Rev-jump
       (rev-roll and jump in midair) to the top of the secret door by the galaxian.
       Then, jump to the door with the galaxian and collect it.
    -Level 12: Dungen Gunden
       After crossing the wheels, and getting the first orange on the step, jump
       down to the lower ledge. Follow the ledge to the end and drop off. The
       galaxian is in this crevice. Wall jump to get back up, afterward.
    -Level 13: Spectral Zenith
       Once you enter the big open room with lots of invisible and blinker
       platforms, tilt the camera upward to see the galaxian high in the air.
       Proceed through the room as usual and, once you've hit all the purple
       switches, look for the galaxian again. There should be some vertically
       stacked (but spaced out) blinkers under it. Using invisible platforms,
       find a way over there. Approach the "stack" and you should see a sideways
       invisible platform appear off to the side of it. The trick is to wall jump
       off these sideways platforms to reach the next blinker. You must do it four
       times to reach the galaxian at the top, and the sideways platforms alternate
       sides each time. When you return from the maze, there are some safety
       invisible platforms  below the stack if you don't get off fast enough.
    -Level 14: Shadow Temple
       There is no galaxian on this level.
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