Cloud Block

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Cloud Block
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A Cloud Block from Super Mario Bros.
Description
A block mainly used in bonus areas above ground.

First Appearance

Super Mario Bros. (1985)

Latest Appearance

Super Mario Run (2016)

A Cloud Block is a semi-solid block mainly used as platforms for bonus areas above the ground. They first appeared in Super Mario Bros. in World 2-1, in the bonus area accessed by hitting the secret beanstalk halfway in the level. Cloud Blocks strongly resemble Lakitu's Cloud.

History[edit]

Super Mario series[edit]

Super Mario Bros.[edit]

In Super Mario Bros., Cloud Blocks appeared in World 2-1, in the bonus area reached by hitting a Brick Block with a beanstalk. Unlike in later games, the Cloud Blocks in this game are solid.

Super Mario Bros. 3[edit]

A Cloud Block from Super Mario Bros. 3.

In Super Mario Bros. 3, Cloud Blocks first appeared in the sky in World 1-1, reached by flying to the top of the level with a Super Leaf. From this game onwards, Mario can pass through them from the bottom.

Giant Cloud Blocks also appear in World 4.

Super Mario World[edit]

A Cloud Block from Super Mario World.

In Super Mario World, Cloud Blocks first appeared in Yoshi's Island 1, where they were used to transport a 1-Up Mushroom to Mario or Luigi.

Super Mario Maker[edit]

In Super Mario Maker, Cloud Blocks have a new design for the New Super Mario Bros. U game style. Cloud Blocks can be destroyed by Thwomps, Bowser in Super Mario Bros. 3-styled levels, and Skewers.

Super Mario Run[edit]

Cloud Blocks appear in Super Mario Run, where they are platforms in Bullet Bill Barage.