HP Plus (badge)

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HP Plus
BadgeSprite of the HP Plus badge in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
BP needed 3
Sell price 75 coins
First appearance Paper Mario (2000)
Latest appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)
Paper Mario description Increases maximum HP by 5.
The Thousand-Year Door description Increases maximum HP by 5.
Mario tossing Kooper to get the HP Plus Badge in Koopa Village

HP Plus is a badge in Paper Mario and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. In Paper Mario, it is located in Koopa Village, on top of a stump that can only be reached by using Kooper, Forever Forest, hidden in a branch off of the main path, and can be bought from Rowf's Badge Shop for 150 coins. In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, it can be found in Hooktail Castle, underneath the broken bridge at the castle's entrance that can only be reached by using Koops, in the Riverside Station, accessed by using Mario's tube mode to roll under a gap in a set of stairs, bought from Pianta Parlor after getting the Special Card for 100 pianta tokens, and dropped by Gloombas, Spiky Gloombas, Paragloombas, Dark Paratroopas, Dull Bones, Dry Bones, and X-Nauts. If Mario equips it, his maximum HP is increased by five. The effect of the badge stacks if multiple copies of it are equipped. A variant of the badge exists called FP Plus that boosts Mario's FP, and another one called HP Plus P works exclusively for Mario's partner.

Drop rates[edit]

Badge Rates in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Sprite of the HP Plus badge in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
HP Plus
Roll over Rate types for descriptions, and dotted-lined rates to show percentages out of 100.
Enemy Hold Rate Drop Rate
Dark Paratroopa 2/200 2/300
Dull Bones 0/200 2/300
Dry Bones 0/200 2/300
Gloomba 2/200 2/300
Paragloomba 2/200 2/300
Spiky Gloomba 2/200 2/300
X-Naut 2/200 2/300

Merluvlee's prediction in Paper Mario[edit]

  • "I see...an HP Plus Badge. In Forever Forest, you take the path opposite the one where the most toadstools are glowing spookily. You know you're in the right place because you see a big honeycomb. You head for a clearing in the center. A red Block is waiting for you in the darkness."
  • "I see...an HP Plus Badge. It is for sale at the open-air shop in the plaza outside the castle gate."
  • "I see...an HP Plus Badge. On the path to the Fuzzies' forest from Koopa Village, you see a few stumps. The Badge lies atop one of them. You reach it by using a Koopa Troopa's skills."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ハートフエール
Hāto Fuēru
From "heart" and the stylistic variant of「増える」(fueru, to increase)
Chinese 增加生命勋章
Zēngjiā Shēngmìng Xūnzhāng
Life Increase Badge
French PC Plus HP Plus
German KP-Plus HP Plus
Italian Più PV More HP
Spanish Más PC More HP