Cloud Cannon

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A Cloud Cannon from Super Mario 3D World.

Cloud Cannons[1] are objects that appear in Super Mario 3D World. When a player jumps into one, the cloud will produce a white Pipe Cannon that shoots the player into a Coin Heaven, which usually gives the player a Super Star or a Piranha Plant used to run through a group of enemies and receive a Green Star at the end.

A Cloud Cannon first appears in Mount Beanpole where the player must activate a Cat Wheel to reach it. They replace the Super Note Blocks that appeared in Super Mario 3D Land, which take the player to Coin Heaven.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 曇大砲[2]
Kumo Taihō
Cloud Cannon


  1. ^ Musa, Alexander, and Geson Hatchett. 2013. Super Mario 3D World Prima Official Game Guide, page 19.
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario 3D World section, page 232.