Castle of Illusions
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 the Lantern (The Big Bridge) and the Magical Flame (The Frigid Sea), which reveals the true appearance of the mountains in the east side of the Music Box World.
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 treasure chest and a switch. There is also a Brrr Bear in the first area that Wario can use to break solid blocks.
Gray Chest: Super Jump Slam Overalls
The Super Jump Slam Overalls upgrade is in the Gray Chest. Wario must 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 oven to the right spot.
When Wario equips these overalls, his Ground Pound becomes the stronger Super Jump Slam (or Super Jump Smash), 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: Torch
The Torch in the Red Chest requires this level to be visited in daytime, which is only possible after restoring the Sun Medallion and clearing the darkness. Wario 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 Super Grab 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 below. 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.
Green Chest: Gold Magic
The Gold Magic in the Green Chest requires the Super Grab Gloves from The East Crater. Wario must make his way to the Brrr Bear again and use it to break the Enemy Blocks and progress. 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 series 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.
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. The Gold Magic opens the tree in Out of the Woods, revealing the way to the last music box.
Blue Chest: Rust Spray
The Rust Spray in the Blue Chest requires the Castle Brick from The West Crater. Wario must 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.
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