Helter Shellter

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Helter Shellter
Helter Shelter.png
Appears in Mario Party: Island Tour
Type General minigame
Music 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".


Two Toads are seen picking up shells. One shell contains some pearls, while the other contains seaweed.


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


  • Circle Pad – Move
  • A Button – Select Shell

In-game text[edit]

  • RulesNTSC "Guess which shell contains the most pearls."
  • RulesPAL "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
Spanish De perlas Of pearls, from estar de perlas (be very good/fine)
French Coquilles de choix Top choice shells
Dutch Schatrijke Schelpen Rich Shells
German Perlensuche Pearl Search
Italian Cercatore di perle Pearl seeker
Portuguese Pérolas na Praia Pearls in the Beach