Dream Machine

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Dream Machine
The Dream Machine as seen in the storyline of Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic.

First appearance

Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988)
(Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic)

Latest appearance

Ultimate NES Remix (2014)

Effect on player

Shoot out vegetables.
Sprite from Super Mario Advance.

The Dream Machine[1][2] is a machine used by Wart prior to the events of the non-Mario game, Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic, and the Mario version, Super Mario Bros. 2.


Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic[edit]

The Dream Machine from Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic.

In Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic, the Dream Machine is created by the Muu people to control the weather and sustain good dreams to all the inhabitants. Mamu (later renamed Wart) tampers with the Dream Machine to produce several monsters. The Muu people initially stop Mamu, but when the twins Piki and Poki accidentally rip out the last page of the book, Mamu attempts to rewrite the ending and kidnaps them. At the final battle, the Dream Machine creates vegetables, which the twins' family has to throw four times in Mamu's open mouth in order to defeat him.

Super Mario series[edit]

Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

The Dream Machine in Super Mario Bros. 2

In Super Mario Bros. 2, the Dream Machine plays an identical role, although its background as the prize of the peace-loving people was not used from the story. It is still implied to create monsters that Wart then uses to increase the numbers of soldiers for the 8 bits and take control of Subcon. During the final battle in this version, Mario and friends need six vegetables from the Dream Machine to defeat Wart, rather than four.

BS Super Mario USA[edit]

The Dream Machine in BS Super Mario USA.

The Dream Machine made its return in the pseudo-sequel, BS Super Mario USA. It only makes an appearance in Wart's secret room in a jar from Subspace that is almost identical to that of the factory's final room. The Dream Machine is used for the same purpose it had in the first game.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ドリームマシーン[3]
Dorīmu Mashīn
Dream Machine
French Machine à rêves Dream Machine
Italian Macchina dei Sogni Dream Machine


  1. ^ "Here you are face to face with the big, ugly–Wart. The time has come for you to fight against the evil ruler of the World of Dreams. He’ll approach you spitting foam from his mouth. The Dream Machine will be shooting the vegetables he hates so much. Catch them and throw them at Wart!" - Super Mario Bros. 2 Inside Out, Part II. Page 34.
  2. ^ "Wart is the most uncontrollable mischief maker in all of the land of dreams. He uses the Dream Machine to create a myriad of monsters." - Super Mario Advance North American instruction booklet, page 35 (Wart description).
  3. ^ Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic instruction booklet, pages 6-7 & 36 (Mamu description).