Knock Block Tower

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Knock Block Tower
Knock Block Tower
Appears in Mario Party
Type 1-Player mini-game
Time limit 10 seconds
Music track Taking Coins
Music sample

Knock Block Tower is a 1-Player minigame found in Mario Party.


The minigame takes place in the brown sky or fog, and stone towers appear in the background. The camera shows how the tower composed of wooden crates and Thwomps is positioned. The minigame then starts.


The objective of the minigame is to reach the Treasure Chest at the top of the tower within the time limit of ten seconds. The player does this by punching wooden crates to bring the upper part of the tower down. However, Thwomps also appear alongside wooden crates, stacked together. Their purpose is to prevent the player from reaching the top of the tower by moving their bodies to rise up or lower down. Additionally, the difficulty of the minigame depends on how the Thwomps and wooden crates are placed within the tower at the beginning of the minigame. If the player successfully reaches the Treasure Chest, they win ten Coins. However, if the player punches a Thwomp by mistake, they fall off the tower and immediately lose the minigame. Alternatively, if the time runs out, a Fly Guy steals the Treasure Chest, also ending the minigame in a loss.

The minigame can be purchased from the Mini-Game House for 200 Coins when it is available for purchase.


  • Control Stick – Move
  • A ButtonJump
  • B Button – Attack

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"A stack of wood blocks comes crashing down. Break the boxes to get to the treasure chest on top."
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Island)"Knock out only the wood blocks from the Block Tower. Clear the game by getting the treasure chest."
  • Advice"Don't mistakenly attack the Blue Thwomps instead. You'll get knocked away."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ビックリきばこドスン!
Bikkuri Kibako Dosun!
Surprised Crate Thwomp!
French Tour'surprise Surprise tower
German Turm-Schläger Tower Brawler