+ Clock

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+ Clock
Plus Clock Artwork - Super Mario 3D World.png
A small rotating clock.

First Appearance

Super Mario Bros. Special (1986)

Latest Appearance

Super Mario 3D World (2013)

Effect on Player

Adds more seconds to the time limit.

The + Clock (or Plus Clock) is an item that appears in some Mario platformers, where collecting it gives the player more time to complete a task. It first appears in Super Mario Bros. Special as "Clock", where it adds 100 units to the timer.


Super Mario Galaxy 2[edit]

A + Clock in Super Mario Galaxy 2.

+ Clocks appear in Super Mario Galaxy 2, as a green clock with a knob on top, with the minute hand pointed at it. These appear in several Speedy Comet missions and add ten seconds to the player's time limit, which starts at either twenty or thirty seconds. The player must collect these in order to complete the level. They appear only in the Speedy Comet missions for Sky Station Galaxy, Bowser's Lava Lair, Bowser's Gravity Gauntlet, Bowser's Galaxy Generator, and Stone Cyclone Galaxy.

Super Mario 3D Land[edit]

+ Clocks reappear in Super Mario 3D Land with a similar purpose. They appear in two different colors: blue and green. Blue clocks refill 10 seconds of the time limit, and green clocks refill 100 seconds.

New Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

Both green and blue + Clocks also appear in the Nintendo 3DS game New Super Mario Bros. 2. Unlike in the previous games, the green clocks add 50 seconds to the time limit when collected. The blue clocks add 10 seconds. The + Clocks appear only in Coin Rush mode.

Super Mario 3D World[edit]

Green and blue + Clocks both reappear in Super Mario 3D World, where they add the same number of seconds to the timer as in Super Mario 3D Land. They once again appear to be somewhat rare in the gameplay. Like in Super Mario 3D Land, the blue clocks add ten seconds to the timer, while the green ones add 100.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Reloj + + clock