Bamboozle Village

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Bamboozle Village
Bamboozle Village.jpg
Level code 5-S1
Game Wario Land: Shake It!
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Bamboozle Village (known as Bamboo Village in the British English version) is a secret level in Quiver Cliffs in Wario Land: Shake It!. It is unlocked by finding a Secret Map in Slipshod Slopes, and it also has a Secret Map to Freezing Fields.


This level is another East Asian-themed one like Mount Bighill. However, the bamboo stalks are purple and the sky and river are colored red. The mountain formations in the background are also colored purple. Inside the bamboos, countless enemies of various types inhabit here, along with great amounts of coins. At first, Wario enters the village where Peek-a-booms, Pitchforks, Nosedozers and Shortfuses stand on each floor. Afterwards, Wario enters a place with several wooden posts whose spikes block Wario's way. Wario needs to walk frequently between this and the next section to dash down the posts and pave way for the treasure above. In the following section, Wario jumps on a long spring and reach the platforms above, where a Peek-a-boom turns up and throws him bombs. Wario should use the bombs to destroy the metallic block and clear his way. After that, he encounters long wooden posts attached with spikes. Wario can make them vertical, jump on them and reach the diamond above. Next, Wario should jump on several short springs with great care since spikes are right above his head. When he falls down gently, he can collect more coins and seize the golden enemy, which is a Bandinero. If he pounds down, he will lose them all. Once Wario finds the caged Merfle, he will have to use the Max Fastosity Dasherator to jump on springs and dash back to the start of the level before time runs out.

Secret Map location[edit]

The Secret Map in Bamboozle Village
Wario finds the level's Secret Map.

This level has a Secret Map to Freezing Fields. Wario needs to reach the section where he jumps on several short springs with spikes on them. At the third short spring, the player should simply press jump button rather than pound down to help Wario jump to the left without getting hurt, just as the picture shows. There is a small coin bag behind the stone block. Standing beside the coin bag and performing an Earthshake Punch reveals the map.


Wario near the golden enemy of Bamboozle Village
Wario next to the level's golden enemy
  • Finish before the clock hits 1:30:00
  • Beat the stage without taking damage
  • Collect 70,000 coins
  • Defeat the golden enemy
  • Defeat 3 enemies with bombs
  • Shake a Peek-a-boom
  • Detonate 5 bombs simultaneously



Chest location Treasure Image NTSC-U description PAL description
The first treasure chest in Bamboozle Village Collapsible Telescope WLSItreasure91.png Pirates never need binoculars. Pirates never need binoculars. Think about it.
The second treasure chest in Bamboozle Village Nice Cup of Green Tea
Cup of Green Tea
WLSItreasure92.png For a quick pick-me-up, there's no better treasure. It also makes you look classy. Oh! A tea stalk is standing up straight! They say that brings you luck for the rest of the day!
The third treasure chest in Bamboozle Village Tiger-Eye WLSItreasure93.png A rare jewel shaped like an eerie eyeball. All-seeing and all-creepy. A rare jewel shaped like an eerie eyeball. All-seeing and altogether disturbing.


  • Given time: 2:30:00
  • Sum of coins: 76,630

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ホイコーロード
Hoikō Rōdo
Pun on「回鍋肉」(hoikōrō, "twice-cooked pork", a Chinese dish) and "road"

German She-Tse-Tempel
Italian Borgo Rimbambù
Rumble-bamboo Village
Spanish (NOA) Villa Trampa
Booby Trap Village