Ghost Toad

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Ghost Toad
PMCS Ghost Toads.png
Species Toads
First appearance Paper Mario: Color Splash (2016)

The Ghost Toads are a group of six deceased Toad friends that appear in Paper Mario: Color Splash.

History[edit]

The history of the Ghost Toads, from the manual:

Many years ago, when the Dark Bloo Inn first opened, six Toad friends made a promise—a sacred oath, really—to have a tea party there. They checked into the inn the day before, intending to spend the night before their party began at 3:00 p.m. the next day. But as it happened, the grandfather clock at the front desk broke. When the Toads finally realized this, 3:00 p.m. had long since passed. The six friends fell into a deep depression, and as the years passed, their tea-sipping aspirations remained unfulfilled. Exactly 200 years after the founding of the inn, the grandfather clock was repaired in commemoration. From the moment the clock once again began to mark the passage of time, mysterious phenomena started occurring within the hotel.

In the Dark Bloo Inn, a Ghost Toad can be found in the library. He throws the books off of the shelves when Mario first enters. He appears when Mario paints him, and he tells him that he is searching for a book. He tells Mario that someone probably took it and did not return it. Mario must go to Room 302, where he can find a Toad reading the book, though it is colorless. When Mario paints it, the Toad gives it to him. When Mario returns it to the Ghost Toad, he heads to the room where he has the tea party.

Another Ghost Toad can be found pushing a luggage cart on the second floor. When Mario causes him to appear by painting him, he says that he cannot find Room 201. Mario must use the Cutout technique on the wall wear Room 201 should be to cause the door to appear. Talking to the Ghost Toad again will cause Huey to point out Room 201, and he runs over to it. After he puts his luggage in the room, he heads down to the tea party.

A Ghost Toad can be found in Room 202, though the room can only be entered by going through a hole in the floor of Room 302. He appears when Mario paints the area near the table. He will be on the floor trying to find his glasses, which are on his head. If Mario hits him with his hammer, the glasses will go back onto his face. He will then go down to the tea party. If Mario does not break the crate in front of the door, the Ghost Toad will break it by running into it. This will cause his glasses to go onto his head again, though he will put them back on immediately after.

When Mario enters Room 203, a Shy Guy can be seen jumping off a balcony, carrying something invisible. By painting the area near the balcony, a Ghost Toad can be found banging on the rail, saying that the Shy Guy stole "it." When Mario goes outside, he can find the Shy Guy talking to his boss, a Shady Sledge Bro. Mario must fight the Shady Sledge Bro, causing his gang to retreat without "it." When Mario returns "it" to the Ghost Toad, he will put it on the table and head down to the tea party.

When Mario enters Room 301, the furniture can be seen scattered everywhere. The house cleaning Toad will come in and clean the room. When he leaves, Mario can find a Ghost Toad talking on a telephone. He becomes angered that the hotel is not changing his sheets, and threatens to mess up the room again. Mario must go to the basement and obtain fresh sheets by fighting a group of Shy Guys. He must then go to Room 301 and change the old sheets out for the fresh sheets. The Ghost Toad becomes happy and goes down to his tea party.

In Room 303, a Ghost Toad can be found near a colorless birdcage. He says that his "red bird" has escaped. Mario puts paint and pick up the birdcage. When it is taken outside, it must be placed near a Toad with some bait. The "red bird," a Koopa Paratroopa, flies into the cage. When Mario takes it to the Ghost Toad, he will head down to the tea party.

The Ghost Toads can be found in the dining hall, though their teapot is missing. They begin to get annoyed that they cannot have their tea party yet.

When Mario gets the Teapot from Plum Park, he can give it to the Ghost Toads. The Ghost Toads then finally are able to have their tea party, and they then fly into the sky. Their pictures then appear in the painting behind the table. Mario receives an extra card slot for helping the Ghost Toads.