Galley Pot

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Galley Pot
Sprite of a Galley Pot in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
"An empty stewpot. This thing looks like it was licked clean!"
First appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
“My stew, I must have it back! It is a delicate truffle and anchovy bouillabaisse!”
Chef Shimi, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

The Galley Pot is an important item in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. It is the subject of Pennington's first case in the game, and Chef Shimi's prized possession.

During Chapter 6, Mario finds a group crowding Chef Shimi's kitchen. Upon joining the discussion, Mario discovers that Chef Shimi's Galley Pot has been stolen. A detective on the train, Pennington, soon accuses Mario of the theft, which he denies. Pennington challenges Mario to find the true culprit. Mario finds a clue in a form of a trail of stains that he follows to Room 3, in which he finds Heff T. The gluttonous Toad knows what Mario was about to accuse him of and nervously tells him not to look in his cabinet. Inside, Mario finds the Galley Pot under several food magazines. Though Heff T. is the culprit, no serious punishment is taken upon him (in fact, Chef Shimi is delighted that someone thought his food is worth stealing).

Mario is then told to meet Pennington in his room, and on his way, he returns the pot to Chef Shimi, who rewards him with a Star Piece.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese チュウボウのなべ
Chūbō no Nabe
Kitchen's pot
German Suppentopf -
Spanish Olla Cooking Pot


  • Though his pot was missing, there was still one in the kitchen.
  • Mario cannot get the pot until he checks the stains on the floor, even if the player knows who the culprit is.