Jump Helmet

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A demonstration of the Jump Helmet.

Jump Helmet is a Special attack that appears in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story.

When using this item, Luigi puts a gold shell with a trampoline on his head. Mario jumps on the springboard, and the player must control Luigi with +Control Pad to allow Mario to land on the trampoline each time he comes back down. If the player presses A Button at this moment, it will let Mario fly higher. After the brothers get close enough to the enemies, Mario lands on the selected baddie (A Button button command), although if Mario misses the trampoline, he will fall to the ground and the attack will end without dealing any damage. The attack will be stronger depending on how many times Mario successfully landed on trampoline (with the A Button command), as well as how well Luigi lined up with his brother each time. The best result has Mario jumping higher than the screen for the final jump, while somersaulting for every jump. It cost six SP to use this attack (three if reduced). In order to use it, the Player must collect all 10 Flab Zone Attack Pieces.

The Juuuuuump Mode in the Challenge Node is solely focused on the Jump Helmet. Making Mario jump to the right of the helmet makes him jump farther and making him jump to the left makes him jump higher.

Names in Other Languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese はね~るメット
Hanēru Metto
A corruption of 「はねるメット」Haneru Metto, meaning "Jump Helmet."
Spanish (NOA) Casco de Salto Jump Helmet
Spanish (NOE) Casco saltarín Jumping Helmet (Saltarín meaning something that jumps a lot)
French (NOA) Chapeau voltige Aerobatics Hat
French (NOE) Casque boing Boing (onomatopoeia) Helmet
German Trampolin Trampoline
Italian Trampocasco Spring Helmet