"Sharpen these pencils! I don’t care how you do it! Just do it!" (Smooth Moves) "A dull pencil is a scientist's greatest enemy. Move your hand to sharpen the pencil until its end is extra pointy!" (Gold)
– Rotate hand (Gold)
"The Finger Food" (Smooth Moves) "The Remote Control" (2nd and 3rd Difficulty, Smooth Moves)
The player has to sharpen the pencil. In WarioWare Gold, the player must tilt the system to the right and left to sharpen the pencil on all difficulty levels.
1st level difficulty: A manual handheld sharpener. The player must just twist the pencil.
2nd level difficulty: A manual machine sharpener, or a manual handheld sharpener in WarioWare Gold. The Wii Remote must be pointed on-screen first and then be rotated. In WarioWare Gold, the player must twist the pencil twice.
3rd level difficulty: An electronic sharpener, or a manual handheld sharpener in WarioWare Gold. The pencil must be inserted to sharpen. In WarioWare Gold, the player must twist the pencil three times.