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Pokey in the Pokey Desert
in Mario Party Advance
The Pokey Desert is one of the places in Mario Party Advance; it is located in the Desert Area of Shroom City.
When the player decides to stop here, they meet Pokey, the riddle keeper of the desert. His quest, Mysterious Riddles, involves the player answering his three Mario-based questions correctly. If the player beat's his quest, Pokey would then reward the player with the Gaddget, Tap-Tap Sumo.
Names in other languages
||Portmanteau of margherita (daisy) and bruco (caterpillar) (it's the Italian name of the Pokey species; the place is named as the character)