Driftwood Shore

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Driftwood Shore
Screenshot of Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (2013)
Greater location Pi'illo Island
Inhabitants Brocks, Durapurls, Fly Guys, Goombas, Hermite Crabs R, Viruses, Shelltops
Map seen on the file select screen of Mario & Luigi: Dream TeamPi'illo BlimportWakeportPi'illo CastleMushrise ParkDozing SandsDriftwood ShoreMount PajamajaSomnom WoodsNeo Bowser Castle
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Driftwood Shore is a tropical area in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. As its name suggests, it's a beach area located to the southwest of Mushrise Park and the south of Wakeport. The area is the location of Rose Broquet, the Rainbow Rank shop in the game, a mysterious pirate cavern, and the Mole Hunt minigame. Its name comes from Driftwood (a type of wreckage found in coastal locations) and the term 'drifting off to sleep' (referring to the moment someone falls asleep). The real world Driftwood Shore is the only area in which a boss is not fought (unless one counts the Fly Guys R, which are fought at Pi'illo Blimport and are just ordinary Fly Guys R). This is also the first place where Mario and Luigi fight traditional enemies alongside native Pi'illo Island enemies.


Mario and Luigi first come to Driftwood Shore after escaping Dreamy Mount Pajamaja and returning to the real world. They do this because Princess Peach and Toadsworth had seemingly traveled to the area to avoid Bowser and Antasma's forces.

When they arrive in the area, they're directed to Rose Broquet, a high class shop located in the north east of the area. In here, they meet Broque Madame and find that Peach and Toadsworth have disguised themselves as Brocks to avoid Bowser's notice. It's then discussed that Peach should be hidden in the Dream World to protect her from Bowser.

The Mario Bros. then explore the beach for a while and find a portal leading to Dreamy Driftwood Shore, a newly created Dream World area that seems perfect to hide Princess Peach in. They also meet the Dream Genie Seadric, who says that they can expand the Dream World using Dream Eggs, making it easier to hide Peach. However to do this, they'll need to find his brothers and sister hidden in smaller Dream Worlds across the area.

The Bros. then explore the area, solving puzzles and encountering three Seadrings: Seabelle, Seatoon and Seabury, all of whom give Mario and Luigi the necessary Dream Eggs. Returning to the main Dreamy Driftwood Shore area, they use these to expand the Dream World and hide Princess Peach. After navigating the area and defeating the Elite Trio, Mario and Luigi leave the area for a short time.

Later though, the Bros. return to the area to find a piece of the Ultibed known as the Driftwood Jellyfish Sheets. They find them hidden in a pirate's cave towards the north east of the area, but the sheets get stolen by the Fly Guy R thieves and the Bros. have to get them back by fighting said thieves at Pi'illo Blimport. After this, the area isn't visited again in the course of the main storyline.


First visit[edit]

Pirates cave[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒルーネビーチ
Hirūne Bīchi
From elongation of「昼寝」(hirune, nap) and "beach"

Dutch Sluimerstrand
Slumber Beach
French (NOA) Côte Lidodemer
From côte (coast) and lit de mer (sea's stream bed).
French (NOE) Plage Lidemer
From plage (beach) and lit de mer (sea's stream bed).
German Schlummerstrand
Slumber Beach
Italian Dormiriva
From "dormire"(to sleep) and "riva"(shore)
Korean 코자자 비치
Kojaja Bichi
Snore-Sleep Beach

Portuguese (NOE) Baía das Sestas
Nap Bay
Spanish (NOA) Costa Sosiego
Quiet Coast
Spanish (NOE) Playa Siesta
Nap Beach