Dark Stone

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Dark Stone
Dark Stone artwork from Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (2013)

The Dark Stone is an ancient Pi'illo artifact that appears in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. The Dark Stone is a dark purple stone in the shape of a spiral with jagged edges. Unlike the Dream Stone, which was made from the happy dreams of the inhabitants, the Dark Stone is fueled by the nightmares of people.


Dark Stone artwork from Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

Since the Dark Stone was destroyed before the events of the game, it is never shown to the player, but it is mentioned by Prince Dreambert after Mario and Luigi save the second Pi'illo in Pi'illo Castle. Dreambert states that there were two stones: one called the Dream Stone and the other called the Dark Stone. Both of these stones had the power to grant anyone's wishes as long as they possessed it. The stones were hidden because of their great power, but Antasma managed to steal the Dark Stone. Before he was sealed into the Dream World by the Pi'illos, Antasma crushed the Dark Stone into many pieces. These pieces became Nightmare Chunks and petrified the Pi'illo people in the Dream World by trapping their soul in these chunks.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ダークストーン
Dark Stone
Dutch Duistersteen Darkness Stone
French (NOE) Pierre des ténèbres Darkness Stone
German Finsterstein Dark Stone
Italian Pietra Oscura Dark Stone
Russian Мракулит
From Мрак (Dark) and -лит (common suffix for rocks)
Spanish (NOE) Piedra oscura Dark stone