Chain Saw

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This article is about the minigame found in Mario Party Advance. For the object found in Super Mario World, see Chainsaw.
Chain Saw
The Duel mini-game, Chain Saw from Mario Party Advance
Appears in Mario Party Advance
Type Duel mini-game
Music track Heart-Pumping
Music sample

Chain Saw is a Duel minigame found in Mario Party Advance. The name of the minigame is a pun on "chainsaw," a portable electric or gas-powered saw used primarily for chopping trees.

In the Shroom City mode, Chain Saw is played when the player arrives at the location of Chain Chomp. If the player wins, they win this minigame to play in Play Land.


In this minigame, two players attempt to saw the chains suspending two Thwomps above their opponents' heads by quickly alternating between L Button and R Button. If one of the players saws the chain too fast, they are forced to stop and rest; players can see how fast they are sawing by the number of sweat drops that appear behind their characters' heads. The player that saws through the chain first causes the Thwomp to fall onto their opponent, winning the minigame.


  • L Button – Pull saw
  • R Button – Push saw

In-game text[edit]

Cut the chain holding up that Thwomp, but don't wear yourself out!

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese いそげ!チェーンカット
Isoge! Chēnkatto
Hurry! Chain Cut
French Scie à Dents Pun on "scie à chaine" (chainsaw) and "en dents de scie" (sawtooth)
German Kettensägen Chainsaws
Italian Scatenati Unchain yourself/Work off (pun on the double meaning of scatenarsi)
Spanish El serrucho The handsaw