Battlerock Galaxy

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Battlerock Galaxy
Battlerock Galaxy.png 
Area Fountain 
How to unlock Get 12 stars 
Boss(es) Topmaniac 
Comet(s) Daredevil Comet
Purple Comet 
Level(s) Battlerock Barrage
Breaking into the Battlerock
Topmaniac and the Topman Tribe
Topmaniac's Daredevil Run
Purple Coins on the Battlerock
Battlerock's Garbage Dump
Luigi under the Saucer 
Stars StarStarStarDaredevil Comet StarPurple Comet StarSecret StarGreen Star 
Galaxy Icon The Battlerock, two Saucers, and a few small asteroids

The Battlerock Galaxy is a galaxy in the Wii game Super Mario Galaxy. The galaxy contains many floating metallic saucers and planet-sized rocks with Cannons. The Battlerock itself is a huge rock studded with cannons that fire at Mario, and the inside contains many technical contraptions. Many robots and Bob-ombs appear in the galaxy.

The galaxy also contains an area where three Lumas are being held. Topmaniac is fought here for the first time.

Planets/Areas[edit]

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all names are unofficial.

Saucers[edit]

Mario on one of the saucers.

The starting point of the galaxy is a bunch of saucers near each other. In the first mission, Battlerock Barrage, there are five Blue Star Chips that Mario must collect to create Pull Stars to lead to a Launch Star, which takes the player to the Moving Saucer. There is a ? Coin that will create several coins here. In the second mission, Breaking into the Battlerock, there will be barriers that must be destroyed by Bob-ombs that come out of the dispensers. One barrier contains a Launch Star, which will take Mario to the Molecule Planet. In the third mission, Topmaniac and the Topman Tribe, Mario must ride some of these saucers to a Launch Star, which will take the player to the Metal Bowl Planet. However, these saucer groups are in different places on Battlerock.

Moving Saucer[edit]

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The saucer below the moving saucer.
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The moving saucer.

To get this saucer to move, Mario must spin the bolt on top of it. It takes Mario through an area filled with cannons and some electrical barriers. Mario can collect a ? coin that will make Star Bits come out of two cannons. At the end of this section are the Big Saucers.

Big Saucers[edit]

Mario guiding a Bullet Bill to the cage where the power star is held.

There are two huge saucers here, each with some barriers that can only be broken by Bullet Bills, which are fired near the second big saucer. The Power Star is contained inside one of these barriers. On the Seventh mission, Luigi will be trapped under one of these barriers, which have some poles next to the barrier, making it harder for the Bullet Bills to break the barrier. When Luigi is rescued, Mario will get a Green Power Star.

Molecule Planet[edit]

Mario on the Molecule Planet.

This Planet is shaped like a molecule, and it has Chomps moving all around it. There are Bob-ombs here that will destroy a barrier containing a Rainbow Star and a Luma. The Luma will take Mario to a spiky area, which has a Launch Star that goes to the Battlerock Planet. There is also a Hungry Luma that, when fed thirty Star Bits, will create a Launch Star to the Garbage Planet.

Battlerock[edit]

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Battlerock
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The Floating Mine field before the Luma rescue.
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Mario inside the Battlerock.

This Planet is a giant rock with metal inside. Inside, Mario must use a Bob-Omb to destroy the barrier to the cannon. The player should then enter the cannon and aim for the Luma to free it, which could take two or three times (one if the player is experienced). When the Luma is freed, Mario can access a Launch Star to the Blast Missile.

Blast Missile[edit]

Mario on the Blast Missile.

On this colorfully tiled missile, Mario will have to bring a Bob-Omb to the cannon on its tip, avoiding the electrical barriers. Then, the player must enter the cannon and aim carefully past the moving pieces of metal, so Mario can reach the Power Star. If the player misses, Mario will fall back to the missile.

Ammo Depot[edit]

Mario on the Ammo Depot.

A planet filled with multiple piles of trash. Apparently, this planet is actually supposed to be the ammo depot for the Battlerock Galaxy, which a lone Gearmo inhabiting the planet grudgingly tells Mario after he lands here[1]. If Mario is able to successfully blow up all the trash on the planet with Bob-ombs within the alotted 30 seconds, the Gearmo will reward Mario with a Power Star. Mario will not lose a life if he fails to blow up the trash within the time limit.

Metal Bowl Planet[edit]

Mario on the Metal Bowl Planet.

This planet is a bowl made out of metal. Here, Mario must Spin a Spiked Topman in to an electrical barrier, thereby breaking the barrier, and freeing a trapped Luma. The Luma will create a Launch Star to the Gravity Planet.

Gravity Corridor[edit]

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Mario inside the Gravity Corridor.

Mario should enter a pipe which takes him to an area where the gravity changes by Spinning some arrows. Mario will have to go through a series of moving platforms before entering a pipe to the Barrier Chamber.

Barrier Chamber[edit]

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Sentry Beam before the Barrier Chamber.
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Mario in the Barrier Chamber.

This place has a Sling Star, which takes Mario to an area with Spiked Topmen, which the player must Spin them both into a barrier, thus disabling the barrier itself and taking Mario to a Launch Star, which will take the Player to the Topmaniac's Saucer.

Topmaniac's Saucer[edit]

Mario on the Topmaniac's Saucer.

This saucer is where Topmaniac is fought. It is filled with electrical barriers all over it. There are also some Spiked Topmen and Mini-Topman here. When Topmaniac is defeated, he will give up a Power Star.

Enemies[edit]

Missions[edit]

Level Image Summary
Battlerock Barrage CoinSMG.png This mission's objective is to navigate the saucers around the Battlerock.
Breaking into the Battlerock Bob-omb Dispenser.png This mission's objective is to use Bob-ombs to break into the Battlerock.
Topmaniac and the Topman Tribe SMG Battlerock Galaxy Topmaniac Battle.png This mission's objective is to defeat Topmaniac.
Topmaniac's Daredevil Run SMG Battlerock Galaxy Topmaniac Daredevil.png This mission's objective is to defeat Topmaniac under the effects of the Daredevil Comet.
Purple Coins on the Battlerock SMG Battlerock Galaxy Purple Coins.png This mission's objective is to collect the Purple Coins around the Battlerock.
Battlerock's Garbage Dump Bob-omb Blasting.PNG This mission's objective is to use Bob-ombs to blow up junk in a time limit.
Luigi under the Saucer SMG Battlerock Galaxy Luigi Caught.png This mission's objective is to rescue Luigi.

Other appearances[edit]

Battlerock Galaxy in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Battlerock Galaxy appear in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, as the location to the Dream Hurdles. It takes place on a giant saucer and the actual planet is in the background. The event is used for the rematch for Dry Bones. The galaxy theme is also remixed.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バトルロックギャラクシー
Batoru rokku gyarakushī
Battlerock Galaxy
Spanish (NOA) Galaxia del Peñasco Indómito Indomitable Crag Galaxy
Spanish (NOE) Galaxia Peñasco Indómito Indomitable Crag Galaxy
French (NOA) Forteresse Rocheuse Rocky Forteress
French (NOE) Forteresse rocheuse Rocky fortress
German Kampffelsengalaxie Battlerock Galaxy
Italian Galassia Megaroccia Megarock Galaxy
Korean 배틀록 갤럭시
Baeteullok Gaelleoksi
Battlerock Galaxy

Trivia[edit]

  • The Battlerock Galaxy is one of the two galaxies which have a total of seven Power Stars (3 regular Stars, 2 Comet Stars, 1 hidden Star, and one of the three Green Stars), the other being Dusty Dune Galaxy.
  • This galaxy plays a remixed version of the Space Fantasy theme, with strings and brasses and less synth.
  • If the player completes the Purple Coins on the Battlerock mission with 0 Purple Coins, the Gearmo will say, "You got zero. ZERO PURPLE COINS! Tell me you're doing that on purpose! This old iron lady isn't amused. See you later!"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This is the AMMO DEPOT, not a GARBAGE DUMP!" - Germo