Butterfly Blitz

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Butterfly Blitz
Mario, a human player against CPU players in Butterfly Blitz from Mario Party 4
Appears in Mario Party 4
Type Battle mini-game
Time limit 60 seconds
Music Slowly Yet Surely

Butterfly Blitz is a Battle minigame in Mario Party 4.


A butterfly is seen flying by in closeup. The camera zooms out, and the players, each with a net, swing the nets down and to the left.


Artwork of Yoshi, Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, and Waluigi trying to catch some butterflies from Butterfly Blitz

The objective of the minigame is to catch the butterflies to gain points within the time limit. Butterflies of different colors have different point values. Yellow butterflies are worth one point, red ones are worth two, and blue ones are worth three. The player who has the most points wins.


The butterflies quickly fly away, and the players' nets disappear. The players line up, each with a jar in front. The butterflies they collected will fly out one by one, adding up the points to their score. If a player has no butterflies left, their jar disappears. After all the butterflies are counted, the player with the most points wins.


  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Swipe net upwards
  • B Button – Swipe net sideways

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Catch the butterflies fluttering about. Make sure to catch the most!"
  • Advice"Butterflies of different colors have different point values. Yellow is 1 point, Red is 2, and Blue is 3."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ひらひらチョウチョ
Hirahira Chōcho
Fluttering Butterflies
French Chasse aux Papillons Butterfly Hunt
German Schmetternetz! Butterfly Nets!
Italian Farfalli al vento Wind butterflies
Spanish Cazamariposas Butterfly Hunt