Bouncing blade

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The bouncing blade[1] (also described as a spike creature[2]) is an object that appears inside the second jar of World 5-2 in Super Mario Advance. It is a light-blue pointy object that lies on the ground, expanding and contracting repeatedly. If a playable character touches it, they lose a heart point. The bouncing blade cannot be taken out, as it is immune to the nearby vegetable and POW Block that can be plucked out of the floor and thrown at it.[3]


  1. ^ Stratton, Bryan (June 8, 2001). Super Mario Advance Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 55. "Inside the pipe are two plants. The left one is a Small Vegetable; the right one is a POW Block. There is also a bouncing blade in the right corner; don’t hit it."
  2. ^ Arnold, J. Douglas, James Yamada, and Mark Elies (June 4, 2001). Super Mario Advance Official Perfect Guide. Page 60. "Inside the Jar is a POW and a small vegetable, but beware of a spike creature on the bottom-right side of the Jar."
  3. ^ FramePlay - Media Conservatory (March 16, 2018). Super Mario Advance EASTER EGG? Blob Castle on World 5-2. YouTube. Retrieved November 15, 2019.