The Excite Spring is a special equippable accessory item that can be obtained in Starbeans Cafe in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and its remake, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. If players make a third type of unique coffee brew, directly after they have obtained the Bonus Ring, Professor E. Gadd shows up to drink the coffee and he gives Mario and Luigi the Excite Spring. When equipped, the Excite Spring can cause the equipped brother to float via holding a button when he is jumping to defend in battle, making evading enemy attacks easier.
The Excite Spring was originally intended to be given by an Excitebike Racer who would show up at the cafe instead of E. Gadd. While the character was replaced by E. Gadd, unlike all other Special Items, the item's sprite and name were both left intact.
- Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga - Hold the button to float on defense! (Floating Jump)
- Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions - Hold the button to float on defense! (Floaty Jump)
Names in other languages
|Italian||Protezione Più||Protection Plus|
|Spanish||Salto Pasión||Passion Jump|
- Paper Mario's floating jump when defending in Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam is similar to the Excite Spring's effects.