Koopa Village is a small village in Paper Mario that is home to Koopas and some Bob-ombs, the latter of which escaped the Koopa Bros. Fortress. Fuzzies attacked the town during the events of the game, and Mario and Goombario could optionally help out some of the Koopas who had lost their shells to the Fuzzy menaces. The pair also meet Kooper, a Koopa with a blue shell who eventually became Mario's second party member. A Fuzzy stole his shell and he asks Mario to get it back. Once Mario retrieves it, Kooper joins the party. After Kooper joins, a Star Piece is accessible on a brick in the eastern part of Koopa Village. There's also a Star Piece hidden under a panel to the left of a group of Bob-omb in the western area. All houses found in Koopa Village are shell-shaped and most of them feature island-based décor. Koopa Koot, the elder of the village, is an old, senile Koopa who asks people for favors often, which has given him a bad reputation. However, he gives out rewards for completing his favors.
The house with the blue shell is home to a relaxed Koopa who lies in his hammock all day listening to the radio. On that radio are three stations, one called "Golden Oldies Station" which plays a direct cover of the credits theme from Super Mario World, another called "Island Sounds Station" playing an original song, one other playing Chanterelle's song (after she is given a song from lyrics and a melody), and an Information Station that hosts trading events. In these events, Mario can participate by bringing certain items to a pink Toad in certain areas across the Mushroom Kingdom, for which he will be rewarded (often with items more valuable than the ones traded).
In addition to the items listed below, Koopa's Shop has several items on sale. Koopa Koot has 15 Star Pieces and gives them in threes if Mario does favors for him. Kolorado also has two Star Pieces that can be given to Mario here. 64 Star Pieces in total can also be obtained from Chuck Quizmo who can appear here.
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