Beanbean Kingdom

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Beanbean Kingdom
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Capital Beanbean Castle Town
Ruler Queen Bean
Inhabitants Beanish, Hoohooligans, Oho Jee, Toads, Winkles, Yoshis
First Appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003)
Beanbean Coat of Arms.

The Beanbean Kingdom is a major kingdom which shares its northeastern border with the Mushroom Kingdom. It is the main setting of the game Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, which is also its only appearance. The kingdom includes dry mountains, valleys, a forest and a beach.

Government[edit]

The Beanbean Kingdom is a monarchy ruled by Queen Bean. Queen Bean is assisted by her son, Prince Peasley, and her lady at court, Lady Lima.

Military[edit]

Within the kingdom, there are Beanbean Knights who serve for comedic value and blockades. They are first seen outside Beanbean Castle. The soldiers wear metal helmets and have a sword and shield.

Locations[edit]

View of the kingdom from the summit of Hoohoo Mountain.

Areas[edit]

Stardust Fields[edit]

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Stardust Fields lies at the border between the Mushroom Kingdom and the Beanbean Kingdom. Getting through the border that separates the Mushroom and Beanbean sides of Stardust Fields requires a Border Jump with the Border Bros. The population of Stardust Fields is rather small, made up of only 5 people who can talk. The Starshade Bros.'s headquarters are under the fields, which are always covered by a starry night sky.

Tolstar is apparently the king of this region.

Hoohoo Mountain[edit]

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Hoohoo Mountain is a large mountain on the northwest side of the Beanbean Kingdom. Long ago, the Hoohooros civilization used to be located here, and their jokes can still be seen in the sides of the mountain, written in Hoorooglyphics, a play on Egyptian hieroglyphics. Hoohoo mountain has various waterfalls, and the water of these descend from the water-filled crater at the mountain's summit. On the summit, there is a nest-like structure where the rare Hoohoo blocks are found. To climb the mountain, Mario and Luigi would have to climb it manually, or have Blablanadon fly them up to the top. At the bottom of the mountain is Hoohoo Village, where the Hoohooligans live. The Hammerhead Bros., who used a Hoohoo block to build the Mario bros. their hammers, used to live here as well, but moved to Northeast Beanbean.

Beanbean Outskirts[edit]

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Beanbean Castle Town and Beanbean Castle lie at the center of the Beanbean Kingdom's largest region, Beanbean Outskirts. North of it sre Hoohoo Mountain and Teehee Valley. South of it lie are Beanbean International Airport and Woohoo Hooniversity, To the west is Chucklehuck Woods, and to the east is Oho Ocean. The Beanbean Outskirts are a vast, grassy, slightly hilly plain, and connect many of the various landmarks in the Beanbean Kingdom. Many enemies are seen in this area, including Parabeanies and Sharpeas, among others.

Beanbean Outskirts also seems to include various rivers, although they are likely to be canals built by the kingdom's people.

Map[edit]

Bordering or connecting locations to the Beanbean Outskirts include:

Beanbean Castle and Town[edit]

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The capital city of the Beanbean Kingdom, Beanbean Castle Town is also where Beanbean Castle is located, which is where the kingdom's monarch, Queen Bean, as well as her son, Prince Peasley, and other people such as Lady Lima live. The Beanstar is kept guarded in the castle, and during the events of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Cackletta devises a plan to steal the Beanstar. The castle town is where most of the kingdom's Beanish people live. The town and castle are surrounded by water canals. According to Fava's brother, who is considered by many to be the smartest person in the town, Beanbean Castle Town was once the setting of the great Soybean Civilization, and their artifacts, the rare Beanrocks, lie buried below the town.

The town is split in two by the water canals, and is connected by a bridge. Two additional bridges connect the castle town with Beanbean Outskirts. Beanbean Castle Town is attacked twice during Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.

Chucklehuck Woods[edit]

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A strange forest located in southwest Beanbean, Chucklehuck Woods is where the mystical Chuckola Fruit is grown. The entrance to the woods is the old Chateau de Chucklehuck, famous for for being where Chuckola Cola is brewed. Mario and Luigi are sent here to obtain the cure for Queen Bean's sickness, the legendary Chuckola Reserve.

In the middle of the woods is an ancient structure known as the Mother Chuckalola, which is where the Chuckola Reserve was being brewed for a thousand years by Bubbles, the original owner of Chateau de Chucklehuck, until it matured enough to achieve perfection. Mother Chuckola is protected by Chuckleroot, and elderly tree-like being, who believes only certain people can pass, and those who want to must first acquire the three rare varieties of Chuckloa Fruit.

Popple and Rookie, first met in Chateau de Chucklehuck, later sneak into the forest, and try to steal the Chuckola reserve for themselves. However, they are stopped by Bubbles and the reserve itself, and it later battles Mario and Luigi in a new form known as the Chuckolator.

Winkles also inhabit an area located deeper in the woods.

Woohoo Hooniversity[edit]

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A university focused on the studies of laughter, Woohoo Hooniversity is located in southeast Beanbean. According to Prince Peasley's investigations, Cackletta and her underlings had snuck into the university and attacked the professors as the students fled, turning the victims into Laser Snifits.

After completing some puzzles, the Mario Bros. activate a solar-powered door that leads to Cackletta's hiding place. It is here that she plans to use the Beanstar and Peach's voice. After her plan fails, and after being defeated by the bros., the Beanstar is later found by Rookie and Popple in the basement. It later flees from the university as Mario, Luigi, Popple, and Rookie hold on to it, and shatters into 4 pieces.

? Block research is undertaken in the university as well.

Oho Oasis[edit]

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Oho Oasis is home to the Oho Jees, a species that speaks imperfect English, and come in two varieties, blue and red. Oho Oasis was once visited by outsiders belonging to the Oho Civilization Research Expedition, who named the species, and made the discovery that red Oho Jees who were lit on fire would turn into monsters and attack, also hypothesizing that blue Oho Jees would likely transform when exposed to electricity.

Two temples, home to the Fire and Thunder Gods, are located in the center of the island. It is from the Fire and Thunder Gods that Mario and Luigi learn the Firebrand and Thunderhand techniques.

Teehee Valley[edit]

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A desert in north Beanbean and the only way for travelers walking on foot to reach Little Fungitown, Teehee Valley was once part of the seafloor of Oho Ocean. Over time, as the sea shrank, the seafloor became exposed. Teehee Valley contains yellow pipes that take people to underground caverns that are often inhabited by Gritty Goombas.

Mario and Luigi are originally sent to Teehee Valley to escort Peach all the way to Little Fungitown, and are forced to battle Trunkle on their way. Later in the game, the Mario Bros. return to the desert to gather one of the four Beanstar pieces, which had landed on an old ship that once used to ship Chuckola Cola around the world. The ship had sunk, and over time, the ship's crew had turned into living skeletons. After breaking a crack in the ship's wall, the old ship is shot from the valley and into Oho Ocean, only to sink a second time.

Species[edit]

Also, Jellyfish live in this kingdom, but are rare. There are also a few mutated forms of familiar enemy creatures (such as Tanoombas) found here, as well enemies also found in the Mushroom Kingdom (an example of this is the Blooper). Finally, the Hoohoo and Soybean civilizations may be the very oldest known inhabitants of the Beanbean Kingdom.

Currency[edit]

The currency exchange rate for the Beanbean Kingdom.

Like the Mushroom Kingdom uses Mushroom Coins as their money, the Beanbean Kingdom uses Beanbean Coins. Although Mushroom Kingdom coins can still be used in the Beanbean Kingdom, they typically are worth much less than Beanbean Coins. The exchange rate from Mushroom to Beanbean Coins changes every day.

Items found in Beanbean Outskirts from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga[edit]

In addition to the items listed below, a total of 27 Woo Beans and Harhall's Pants are available as rewards for playing Harhall's minigame, Splart.

Item Icon Location
Golden Mushroom MLSuperStarSagaGoldenShroom.png In the screen to the northwest of Beanbean Castle Town there is a cave entrance. After clearing the cave, Luigi can receive this item from the Monty Mole.
1-Up Mushroom MLSuperStarSaga1upshroom.png In the screen to the northwest of Beanbean Castle Town, it's in the left ? Block in the southwest.
In the left screen to the south of Beanbean Castle Town, it's in the right ? Block in the southwest.
In the right screen to the north of Beanbean Castle Town there is a cave entrance. The first Monty Mole in the cave will give Mario this item.
Red Pepper MLSuperStarSagaREDPEPPER.png From the screen to the northeast of Beanbean Castle Town, go northeast and water the sprouts. The item will be given by the Monty Mole.
Green Pepper MLSuperStarSagaGreenpepper.png From the screen to the northeast of Beanbean Castle Town, go northeast and water the sprouts. The item will be given by the Monty Mole.
Hoo Bean BeansHoo SS.png In the right screen to the south of Beanbean Castle Town, it's in the ? Block above the northwest high platform.
In the right screen to the south of Beanbean Castle Town, it's in the right ? Block in the southeast.
Found in hidden blocks (see below).
Chuckle Bean BeansChuckle SS.png Found in bean spots (see below).
High-End Badge MLSS Badge small icon.png In the right screen to the north of Beanbean Castle Town there is a cave entrance. Before the first Monty Mole, get onto the ceiling and go right, Mario will see another Monty Mole who will give this item.
Iron Pants MLSS Work Pants M.png In the left screen to the north of Beanbean Castle Town, move the Boo statue and hammer the cracked wall in the high place. At the end of the cave inside is a Monty Mole who would give Mario this item.
Wool Trousers MLSS Work Pants ML.png In the left screen to the north of Beanbean Castle Town, electrify the blue ball and go into the cave. The item is given by the Monty Mole at the end.
Bean Fruit Bean Fruit.png In the screen to the northwest of Beanbean Castle Town, it's surrounded by blue flowers in the west.
In the screen to the west of Beanbean Castle Town, it's surrounded by blue flowers in the north, between trees.
In the screen to the southwest of Beanbean Castle Town, it's surrounded by blue flowers on the high platform in the southeast.
In the left screen to the south of Beanbean Castle Town, it's surrounded by blue flowers in the southeast.
In the screen to the southeast of Beanbean Castle Town, it's surrounded by blue flowers in the southwest.
In the first screen to the northeast of Beanbean Castle Town, it's surrounded by blue flowers in the northeast.
In the rightmost screen in the northeast area, it's given by Prince Peasley after rescueing him from the Piranha Bean.
Beanstar Piece MLSS-Beanstar Top Right.PNG Given by Harhall after creating the first designs Harhall wanted.
Secret Scroll 1 MLSS Secret Scroll 1.png In the screen to the east of Beanbean Castle Town, there's a cave the Hammerhead Bros. live in. The item can be obtained by playing the first Thwomp game inside.
Secret Scroll 2 MLSS Secret Scroll 2.png In the screen to the east of Beanbean Castle Town, there's a cave the Hammerhead Bros. live in. The item can be obtained by playing the second Thwomp game inside.
For a list of hidden blocks found in Beanbean Outskirts, see here.
For a list of bean spots found in Beanbean Outskirts, see here.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マメーリア王国
Mamēria Ōkoku
Mamēria Kingdom; from "mame" (豆, bean).
Spanish (NOA) Reino Haba Bean Kingdom
Spanish (NOE) Reino Judía Bean Kingdom
French (NOA) Royaume des bines Broad Bean Kingdom. Bine is a word exclusively used in French Canada.
French (NOE) Royaume de Végésia Kingdom of Végésia. Likely from végétation (vegetation).
Dutch Beanbean Rijk Beanbean Empire
German Bohnenland Bean Land
Italian Regno di Fagiolandia From fagiolo (bean) and the suffix -landia commonly used in names of countries.
Korean 콩글리아 왕국
Kongeulia Wangguk
From 콩 Kong, meaning "bean", and latter syllables are from its Japanese name. 왕국 wangguk means "kingdom".
Chinese 豆子王国
Dòuzi Wánɡɡuó
Bean Kingdom

Trivia[edit]

  • Almost all locations and even some species of the Beanbean Kingdom are named after different laughter-themed sounds.
  • The Beanbean Kingdom is mentioned in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team by a Beanish in Pi'illo Castle, who states that the Beanbean Kingdom is nice but Pi'illo Island is incredible.