Helter Shellter

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Helter Shellter
Helter Shelter.png
Appears in Mario Party: Island Tour
Type General minigame
Music track Pleasantly Moving Along

Helter Shellter is a general minigame in Mario Party: Island Tour. Its name is a pun on the Beatles song "Helter Skelter".


A blue and purple Toad are seen picking up shells. The blue Toad's shell contains some pearls, while the purple Toad's contains seaweed.


This minigame has four rounds, each lasting ten seconds. The players select shells and try to collect the most pearls. The shells shake sometimes and contain four types of items: 1-3 pearls and seaweed.


  • Circle Pad – Move
  • A Button – Select Shell

In-game text[edit]

  • RulesAmerican English "Guess which shell contains the most pearls."
  • RulesBritish English "Try to choose a shell that contains plenty of treasure."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ビーチでお宝あつめ
Bīchi de otakara atsume
Collect Treasure at the Beach
Dutch Schatrijke Schelpen Rich Shells
French Coquilles de choix Top choice shells
German Perlensuche Pearl Search
Italian Cercatore di perle Pearl seeker
Portuguese Pérolas na Praia Pearls in the Beach
Spanish De perlas Of Pearls, from estar de perlas (be very good/fine)