Boo's Portrait

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Boo's Portrait
Boo'sPortrait PM.png
Description
"A portrait of an old male Boo."
First appearance Paper Mario (2000)
“Phew... Ah, that feels better! It's nice to be back inside my frame after so long!”
Boo's Portrait, Paper Mario

Boo's Portrait is a key item found in Paper Mario. It is used by Mario to access the third floor of Boo's Mansion.

The portrait itself is a living picture of a Boo with a top hat, monocle, and a mustache like Bootler's. However, when Mario first discovers the portrait inside the mansion, it is only a blank, talking picture frame that asks Mario to find its missing body. Mario finds it in the mansion's library on top of a bookcase. After finding the portrait and putting in its frame, Mario can jump into the Boo's portrait to warp to the third floor of the mansion. After warping Mario and his partner to the third floor, Boo's Portrait tells Mario to give Lady Bow his regards.

If Mario finds the portrait and brings it to the empty frame without first speaking with it, it comments with aghast on how it did not need to tell Mario about the drawing and how he "solved the riddle on his own," before assuming it was luck or a coincidence.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese えがかれたテレサ
Egakareta Teresa
Sketched Boo
Chinese 嘘嘘鬼画像
Xūxūguǐ Huàxiàng
Boo Portrait