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“Sayyyyy...Is that... ...a Diploma...!?”
Dryite, Paper Mario
"Proof of Mario's strength. Now Mario is the strongest."
First appearance Paper Mario (2000)

The Diploma is an item in Paper Mario. After receiving the Fourth-Degree Card, Mario can fight The Master one last time. Winning this battle will net Mario the Diploma as proof of his strength. With a Diploma, certain characters' dialogue will change; they will react with awe and reverence.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese めんきょかいでん[1]
Menkyo Kaiden
A license to teach martial arts which is issued to students who have completed their training.
Chinese 荣誉证书
Róngyù Zhèngshū
Certificate of Honor
French Diplôme Diploma
German Diplom Diploma
Spanish Diploma de Maestro Master's Diploma

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Paper Mario: From Japanese to English". (June 17, 2013). The Mushroom Kingdom. Retrieved February 4, 2015.