Double Pain

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Double Pain
Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door
Icon of an item from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (Nintendo Switch)
Icon of an item from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (Nintendo Switch) BP 0 0
Price {{{price}}} Coin36
(GCN)
Coin60
(NS)
Effect Mario takes multiplied damage.
Description(s)
Double the damage Mario takes. (Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Nintendo GameCube)
Double the damage Mario takes from enemies. Wearing two or more of these badges further increases the damage taken. (Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Nintendo Switch)

Double Pain is a badge in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door and its remake. When it is worn, all damage dealt to Mario, whether through enemies or items, is doubled, with no positive effects added whatsoever. This applies to the damage that Mario would have normally received without Double Pain, as affected by guarding and badges that increase his defense. It does not affect Mario's partners.

Only one copy of Double Pain is obtainable in the game (even despite the remake's updated badge description). However, unique behavior was implemented to the original version of the game for wearing multiple copies at once. The amount of damage taken is multiplied by the number of Double Pain badges worn plus one[1]—in other words, each badge increments the damage multiplier—so two copies triple the damage taken.

Double Pain also multiplies the damage incurred by a Poison Mushroom Bingo!. In the game's original release, where this Bingo! halves Mario's Heart Points, this interaction always causes an instant KO. In the remake, due to the Bingo! damage being reduced to a third, an additional Double Pain is needed to guarantee such an outcome.

Locations[edit]

Double Pain can be bought from Charlieton after completing Chapter 1 for 36 coins in the original version and 60 coins in the remake.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ニバイダメージ
Nibai Damēji
Double Damage

Dutch Dubbeldwars
From dubbel en dwars ("twice over"). Dwars also means "stubbornly disobedient".
French Double dégâts
Double damage
German Autsch!
Ouch!
Italian Doppiodanno
Double damage
Spanish Doble Daño
Double Damage

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aldrich, Jonathan "jdaster64" (January 6, 2013). Badges, Part 3: Effects and Stacking.. supermariofiles.wordpress.com. Retrieved September 5, 2020. (Archived March 7, 2021, 14:18:50 UTC via Wayback Machine.)