Castle of Illusions

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Castle of Illusions is a location found in Wario Land 3. It is located in the east side of the Music Box World. It will be accessible after Wario collects both of the Lantern of Truth (The Big Bridge) and the Flame of Truth (The Frigid Sea) and reveals the true appearance of the mountains in the east side of the Music Box World.

This level is a big, creepy castle haunted by Zombies who will try to turn Wario into an undead. If they manage to, the blue torches' lights can turn him back to his old appearance.

This castle also has red blocks that can be used as stairs. However, Wario must first activate switches to make them usable. The castle has several rooms, and almost each one of them has a chest and a switch. There is also a Brrr Bear in the first area that Wario can use to break solid blocks.

Treasuries[edit]

Gray Chest: Steel Overalls[edit]

To get this treasure and have a stronger ground-pound, Wario must first enter the first door and activate the switch. Then, he has to use the first two red blocks. He will then reach another door and activate another switch. After activating several switches and using several red blocks, Wario will find the gray key.

Finally, Wario must go back to the first room, and open the gray chest after pushing the heater to the right spot.

When Wario equips the Steel Overalls, his Ground Pound becomes stronger, able to cause an earthquake that stuns enemies and destroy harder destructible blocks. This opens new possibilities for him in Sea Turtle Rocks, The West Crater, the Desert Ruins, and The Peaceful Village.

Red Chest: Burning Torch[edit]

Wario holding the Burning Torch

To get this treasure, Wario must visit this level in daytime (only possible after restoring the Sun Emblem and clearing the darkness). Then, he must repeat the switch puzzle until he reaches the top of the first area. He must then allow himself to get attacked by a Zombie, and as Zombie Wario, he must jump down towards the Brrr Bear's area. Wario should fall through the platform, and the sunlight below will restore him to normal. Alternatively, Wario can wait until he gets the Golden Gloves from The East Crater. In this scenario, he has to simply make his way to the Brrr Bear and use him to break the enemy blocks bellow. In either case, Wario can then use the new path to go outside.

Here, Wario has to jump from a platform to another until he gets the Red Key. Then, he has to get back to the room containing a Para-Goom. He must use the enemy to break the solid walls blocking the way to the Red Chest.

This treasure unlocks Forest of Fear, along with a shortcut back to The Peaceful Village on the north side.

Green Chest: Magical Powder[edit]

The Magical Powder opening the tree in Out of the Woods

To get this treasure, Wario must have the last power-up (Golden Gloves) which can be obtained in The East Crater. Then, he has to make his way to the Brrr Bear again and use him to break the enemy blocks and process. Then, he has to jump from a platform to another until he reaches a new area. Here, he has to use the first Hammer-bot to break the enemy blocks and process. He will then notice another one trapped inside a serie of red blocks. In order to use him, he has to enter the door found near him and activate the switch that makes the blocks disappear. Then, he has to let the Hammer-bot turn him into a Bouncy Wario. In this form, Wario has to make his way to the top and reach another area. The Green Key can be found here.

Then, Wario has to get back to the first area and make his way to the Green Chest's room which can be accessed using one of the four doors found there. this treasure opens the tree in Out of the Woods, revealing the way to the last music box.

Blue Chest: Rust Spray[edit]

The Rust Spray making the iron walls rust

To get this treasure, Wario must first get the Castle Brick from The West Crater. Then, he has to make his way to the room where the Green Chest is. Now that the missing brick returned to its place, Wario can enter a new door. Here, Wario must use the Para-Goom to destroy the enemy blocks to the right. Then, he has to leave the room and hit the switch. Now, Wario must make his way to the Blue Chest room. He has to use the new path and enter a new door. Wario will find himself in another side of the Para-Goom room. Then, he has to use the owl to get past spikes and reach the Blue Key. Now, Wario has to get back to where the Blue Chest is and open it.

This treasure causes the iron walls in some levels to rust, so Wario can destroy them.

Reaction abilities in this level[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 幻影の城
Gen'ei no Shiro
Castle of Illusions