Super Mario 64 Cheats

Glitches

  • A Bob-omb Magic Trick

    Go to Shifting Land Land and do the "Another place for a second hat" trick. Now go back to the start and pick up a Bob-omb. He'll magically disappear, and you are holding your hat! The smoke sounds wil still be there, but Mario will be holding his red cap like a Bob-omb. Don't press B and wait. Woah! The ticking sound stopped, and no explosion happened. Where did the bomb go? Now, go to one of those tornados in the quick sand and keep on going into it until---the Bob-omb comes out of you and explodes! Cogratulations! Mario has done his first magic trick!

    Contributed By: Couch Tomato.

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  • Another place for a second hat.

    In the sandy world go to any star past number 1 and get your hat stolen by the big bird that was carring the star (you can usualy find him near the pink bomb-bomb's pillar) then go punch or kick or just jump on the bird WITHOUT getting the hat next go to the palm tree near the pink bomb-bomb and warp the more times you warp the more hats there are. eventualy after about 50 hats are on the screen the game will freeze. if you grab your hat when there are 2 or three there you get to wield your hat as a weapon. I think its kinda funny beating up those two hands with your cap he he.

    Contributed By: Game_player_duh.

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  • Damage Negation Glitch

    If you happen to take damage while simultaneously having it healed, the two negate each other outright and you will suffer no damage. An example of an application of this would be falling from a great height (which normally would take 4 chunks off your health) but landing on a Coin (which normally would heal 1 chunk of health) - even though this should have resulted in you taking 3 chunks of damage overall, you'll find that you have received none!

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

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  • How to get a second hat for Mario.

    Go to snowman's land, the one with the big snowman. Climb up the moutain and let the snowman blow your hat off. Then go to the two warping trees next to the frozen pond. Go through them and the cap will have another hat on top of it. Once you get your hat, there will be another one on the ground. Go get that one and Mario will have it the rest of the level or untill you exit the game. Mario can use his hat as a weapon, it does double damage to enemies.

    Contributed By: nick mi.

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  • Reduce Fire Damage

    Whenever Mario takes damage from fire, an internal counter increments every 1/60 of a second until a certain threshold that tells it to stop applying damage to Mario's health. Interestingly, as compared to staying simply on the ground, if you're in the air this counter goes up 50% faster. Thus, if you wish to reduce the fire damage Mario takes, jump around as much as possible while he's burning!

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

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Unlockables

  • Special Triple Jump

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Special Triple JumpGet 120 stars and the lives from Yoshi on the roof of the castle.

    Contributed By: Shadows bud.

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Secrets

  • Bob-omb Battlefield Warp 1

    There is a warp in Bob-omb Battlefield that lets you get from one side of the level to another quickly. After going up the first slanted bridge, go right and stand in the flower bed. The game will warp you to another flower bed, near the mountain. You can also warp from the flower bed next to the mountain to the flower bed next to the slanted bridge.

    Contributed By: NDS_Master.

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  • Bob-omb Battlefield Warp 2

    There is a warp in Bob-omb Battlefield that allows you to go up the mountain quickly. Begin by heading up the mountain until you come to the first indentation in the mountain that metal balls come out of. Go into the indentation, and stand there. The game will warp you to another indentation higher up in the mountain.

    Contributed By: NDS_Master.

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  • Bonus Final Message

    Gain all 120 stars, then go back and face Bowser. You'll see a new message.

    Contributed By: KasketDarkfyre.

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  • Control camera during credits

    To control the camera during the end credits, simply beat the last Bowser with a controller pugged into port #2. During the credits use the controller in port #2 to control the camera.

    Contributed By: Links Awakening.

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  • Control the speeds in the Tick Tock Clock.

    In order to control the speeds in the Tick Tock Clock, you will need to play close attention to the minute hand. When the hand is on the 3, the platforms in the clock will be slow. Like wise 6 will be erratic speed and 9 will be fast.

    Contributed By: Megaman1981.

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  • Cool, Cool Mountain Warp

    At the beginning of the level, turn around, and you should see a broken bridge. Walk to the very end of it, and you will transport to the bottom of the level, near the big penguin. Stand at the end of the broken bridge you end up at, and you will warp back to the top. You can use this warp to get between the top and bottom of the mountain easily.

    Contributed By: BAMX.

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  • Easy 1up Mushroom/ Infinite 1up Mushroom

    In the level "Vanish Cap Under The Moat" you can gain 3x 1up mushrooms on the first hill. Then you can jump off the edge of the level and not loss a life. This gives you three lives in a matter of seconds.

    Contributed By: Geishroy.

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  • Easy Healing

    If you have taken damage just jump in some water that you can be submerged in and rise to the surface then you will have your enegy filled up.

    Contributed By: TedizTrooper.

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  • Extra Coins

    Whenever there is a post in a level, if you run around it 5 times and some coins will pop out. These are good if you need more health or need to collect 100 coins.

    Contributed By: shark404.

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  • Fat penguin race

    After getting 120 stars, go to race the pengiun in the 3rd world (The snow one) and he'll be fat, harder to beat, and have a new message for you.

    Contributed By: Max_.

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  • Infinite 1-up mushrooms in 6th level

    While in the Hazy Maze Cave, get into the Hazy Maze itself. Kill eight of the moles in a row, you will get a 1-up. Make your way to the lone mole on the other side of the maze, kill him eight times, get a 1-up. Now go back to the first pair of moles, kill eight in a row and a THIRD 1-up mushroom will appear! Continue going between the moles for the desired amount of lives.

    Contributed By: Whit_Willy.

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  • Lethal Lava Land Warp

    At the beginning of the level, turn left and jump to the island with the Wing Cap block on it. Stand in the center of the island, and you will warp to a hole in a metal wire platform, right under an eyeball enemy. You can warp back and forth between the hole and the island.

    Contributed By: BAMX.

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  • Shifting Sand Land Warp

    In Shifting Sand Land, head over to the tree that is next to the oasis. Stand under the tree, and the game will warp you to a metal platform in the quicksand area. The cannon is there, as well as a black brick block. You can also warp from the metal platform to the tree.

    Contributed By: NDS_Master.

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  • Stop the Tick Tock Clock.

    In order to stop the gears and platforms in the Tick Tock Clock, simply jump into the clock when the minute hand is on the 12.

    Contributed By: Megaman1981.

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  • Tall, Tall Mountain Warp

    In Tall, Tall, Mountain, there is a warp that makes it easy to get to the cannon. In the area with all of the mushrooms, you will see two tiny mushrooms that are next to each other. Jump to the second tiny mushroom, and you will warp to a hidden area below the mountain. From there you can head to the cannon. You can also warp from the hidden area to the mushroom if you decide not to use the cannon.

    Contributed By: NDS_Master.

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  • The ''M'' Lives

    Note: This trick only works in the Japanese Version.
    If you can manage to collect 1,000 or more coins in a level (This is possible in the "Bowser in the Dark World" level), you will have a green "M" appear next to your lives and you will instantly have 25 "M" lives.
    "M" lives work opposite of the normal lives. Whenever you'd normally lose a normal life, you'll gain an M life, and vice versa. If your M lives top M128 or go below M0, you'll go back to normal lives.

    Contributed By: baconlabs.

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  • Water Rise in Wet Dry World

    There is a way to control how high the water level is in Wet Dry World when you enter it. If you jump high into the painting, the water level will start off high. If you jump low into the painting, the water level will start off low. There are several differents water levels that it can start as, and these are determined by how high you jump into the painting.

    Contributed By: NDS_Master.

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  • Whomp's Fortress Warp

    There is a warp in Whomp's Fortress that makes going up the fortress a lot easier. Go until you reach the area where a Thwomp is pounding the ground. There are several regular boxes and a red ! box there as well. Stand in the corner between the wire wall and the fortress wall. The game will warp you to a ledge coming out of the fortress, next to a large pole. You can also warp from the ledge to the area where the Thwomp is.

    Contributed By: NDS_Master.

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  • Yoshi

    Once you have gathered 120 stars, jump into the now open cannon outside the castle. Shoot onto the roof and talk to Yoshi. He will give you 100 lives and an improved triple jump.

    Contributed By: Couch Chimpanzee.

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Area/Level Hints

  • Ice Slide in Cool, Cool Mountain

    When doing the ice slide if you stay on the slide and follow the coins (a certain patch of coins won't follow the slide and will instead point to a wall) you will go into a secret tunnel hidden in the wall where you can get 2 one-up mushrooms and get to the finish line quicker.

    Contributed By: TallOne1012.

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Super Mario Galaxy Cheats

Unlockables

  • All coconuts become watermelons.

    Collect 9999 star bits in the hub, and all the coconuts in the game become watermelons.

    Contributed By: jewikaforever.

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  • Death Count

    The Grand Finale Galaxy, which is the secret galaxy that can be unlocked after 120 Stars are gathered with both Mario and Luigi, holds another secret.

    Once this final Star from the stage is acquired with both Mario and Luigi, you will be able to see your death count on your save file. You can now see how many times you died while playing the game with both Mario and Luigi.

    Contributed By: XCommander.

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  • Grand Finale Galaxy and Star 121 for Mario and Luigi *SPOILERS*

    To unlock the final star and galaxy, collect all 120 stars with Luigi and beat Bowser. Doing so unlocks the Grand Finale Galaxy, accessible from the green trial planet, which is the Star Festival seen in the beginning of the game. Collecting the 100 purple coins in this galaxy gets you the final star.

    Contributed By: Bleuet.

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  • Hidden Character *SPOILERS*

    Get all 120 stars. Return to Rosalina on the Comet Observatory and request to fight Bowser again. Finish the credits and you will get a message saying that Luigi is now playable.

    Contributed By: spike_kyle.

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Easter Eggs

  • Zelda Rupee

    Once you have unlocked the Rolling Gizmo Galaxy as one of the trial galaxies go into it's level. Walk past the ball and get on top of the metal cubes. Do some fancy wall jumping onto the bridge. Once on top, go to the edge and pan the camera down. You will see a Zelda Rupee made out of star bits!

    Contributed By: CoolKoopa15.

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Secrets

  • Starting Boost When Racing Cosmic Mario

    When the countdown timer starts as you are racing Cosmic Mario, hold forward, then as it hits 2, hold down on Z to crouch, and when the race starts hit A right away and you will turn yellow for a few seconds and get a really good boost that will put you way ahead of Cosmic Mario.

    Contributed By: ian2093.

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Super Mario Sunshine Cheats

Glitches

  • Access Pianta Village Anytime

    This trick allows you to access Pianta Village without the rocket nozzle.

    Get behind the Shine Gate in Delfino Plaza, and jump onto the first small wall. Face away from the gate, backflip (quickly press the opposite direction and jump) and hover over to the large Shine, and land on the little overhang surrounding it. Go to the edge facing the rest of the plaza, turn around, and do a triple jump, only make the first two jumps small. Do this next part quickly and carefully: on the peak of the third jump, hover, turn around, and grab on to the top of the gate. Jump into the pipe, and congrats! You've just gotten into Pianta Village without using the Rocket Nozzle!

    Contributed By: p0lar_bear.

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  • Bubba proof

    In Gelato Beach, or any other levels where there are Bubbas (the big red fish that drags Mario underwater), you can stop them from draging Mario underwater if you pick up a piece of fruit and start swimming with it. The Bubbas will follow mario around (and sometimes even pass through him), but won't be able to drag him down.

    Contributed By: Jelly Soup.

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  • Easily Finish Pinna Park, Episode 5

    In this episode, you're normally intended go complete the ridiculously long obstacle course on the back of the Ferris Wheel. However, if you look opposite the Ferris Wheel, there's a long, green platform. You can hover-jump from it across to the Ferris Wheel's top ledges, usually ignoring the hit detection with the spinning arms of the wheel. You can then just get under the top enemy and knock him off.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

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  • Easily Finish Sirena Beach, Episode 3

    In this episode, you're meant to find an obscure way into the pool room on the top floor where the Shine Sprite is. Instead, grab a group of bananas and go up to that room's glass windows. Approach the windows and then turn facing away from them. Do a backwards jump to get right up against them, then do a double-jump. At the peak of your jump, throw the bananas and you should clip through into the pool room.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

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  • Easily Finish Sirena Beach, Episode 4

    In this episode, enter the casino as intended. Jump onto one of the edges of the fountains most opposite the entrance to the room, Do a back-flip and hover towards the structure at the side of the room opposite the door and you should grab onto a ledge. Face to the side of there, hold L, and sidestep towards the black void on the other side for about 2 seconds. Then jump and hover in that direction for about a second and you should land on a platform with the pipe to the next portion of the level. It's a lot faster than hoping for those 777's!

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

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  • Easy Lives

    First, go to Delfino Plaza and collect 100 coins. Immediately after, find the pianta on a roof that throws you into a building for one coin. Collect the star inside the building and when you start over in Delfino Plaza, you will have 99 coins. Get another coin (to make 100) and you will get an extra life. Repeat as desired.

    Contributed By: Colororangey.

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  • Rocket Storage

    When you have the Rocket Nozzle, charge it up. Before it fires, jump, timing it so that you hit the ground around the time it would normally launch you into the air - if done correctly, it'll fire but you'll stay on the ground. However, the Rocket jump is still "stored" - if you sidestep from this point off a ledge, it'll fire as you walk off, sending you even higher than you'd normally go. You can even then charge up a second jump as you go flying, allowing you to gain even more height!

    This glitch can also be executed in a similar manner with the Turbo Nozzle (even though it doesn't launch you vertically) for some reason, though the process of charging up vertical momentum is much slower.

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

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  • Unlock the Turbo and Rocket Nozzles Early

    To unlock the Turbo and Rocket Nozzles immediately, without having to contend with Shadow Mario, you will need to enter and exit Corona Mountain. When you exit the level, you'll find that the two Nozzles are already unlocked, and available near the Pianta Statue in Delfino Plaza. (Note that, to unlock Corona Mountain, you must finish Episode 7 in every area of the game. Pianta Village is intended to be reached with the Rocket Nozzle, but this can be bypassed by using the "Access Pianta Village Anytime" glitch above.)

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

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  • Walk Underwater

    This glitch allows Mario to run around underwater in Delfino Plaza during the flood.

    Clear Episode 7 in every level to flood Delfino Plaza. After watching the long cutscene and Mario's long drop into the Plaza, swim over to the log in front of the Shine Gate. Dive underwater, and try to surface under the log. If done correctly, Mario will suddenly drop and he'll be walking around under the water, and the Underwater Life Gauge will be gone. You can do this trick with any of the logs in the Plaza.

    NOTE: During the flood, only Serena Beach and Pianta Village are accessable. The rest of the stages and any underwater manholes or buildings aren't.

    Contributed By: p0lar_bear.

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Unlockables

  • New ending screen after credits.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    New ending screen after credits.Collect 120 shine sprites.

    Contributed By: WigglerBooNoki.

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  • Unlock Delfino Airstrip

    When you have finished the story, speak to the Pianta on the docks near the entrance to Ricco Harbor, and give him 10 coins. He will take you to the Delfino Airstrip.

    Contributed By: flat_tyre.

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  • Unlock Sunglasses & Hawaiian Shirt

    Both of these items are given to you by the man wearing sunglasses.

    You can get the Sunglasses by obtaining 30 shines.
    You can get the Hawaiian Shirt after completing the game.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Hawaiian ShirtSee the man wearing sunglasses after completing the game
    SunglassesSee the man wearing sunglasses after obtaining 30 shines

    Contributed By: bluberry.

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  • Unlock Yoshi

    To unlock Yoshi, you need to beat episode four of Pinna Park.

    Contributed By: tigger93.

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Secrets

  • Easy Coins and Free lives

    In some levels you will see nails shooting up out of the ground. Jump on them, then ground pound them three times. You will ether get a free live or coin!

    Contributed By: tigger93.

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