Ball and Chain (Yoshi Topsy-Turvy)

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Ball and Chain
A Ball and Chain in Yoshi Topsy-Turvy

Ball and Chains[1] are objects that appear in Yoshi Topsy-Turvy. They are silver balls attached to chains that appear to be mounted in midair. The length of their chains can vary, having two to four chain links. When the player tilts their Game Boy Advance, they can cause a Ball and Chain to swing, where the sharper the tilt is, the higher the Ball and Chain swings. Doing this can allow the Ball and Chain to destroy objects such as stone blocks. Wrecking Balls also appear in some bonus missions, where players must use them in order to hit cymbal notes a certain number of times. Additionally, Yoshi can use Ball and Chains as platforms.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 振り子鉄球[2]
Furiko Tekkyū
Pendulum Iron Ball

Italian Palla


  1. ^ Yoshi Topsy-Turvy instruction booklet, page 19.
  2. ^ 「ヨッシーの万有引力任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Yoshi Banyū Inryoku Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook), page 21.