List of Star Pieces in Paper Mario
This is a list of Star Pieces in Paper Mario. There are 160 collectible Star Pieces in the game. This page lists them by location and character, together with screenshots and Merluvlee's comments. A statistics table is also given at the end of the article.
It should be noted that these are listed in the order of which they may be obtained. Star Pieces which are found by exposing hidden panels cannot be accessed until the Spin Jump/Ground Pound is learned.
Owned by characters
Quotes and statistics
Here is a table that shows statistics and Merluvlee's predictions.
Origin of Kolorado's Star Pieces
Kolorado mentions the origin of the Star Piece he gives to Mario and Parakarry for delivering his letter. However, there are several versions of the story, depending on where the letter is delivered. In the first half of the game it is from Dry Dry Desert:
In the second half it is from Jade Jungle:
For the Star Piece he gives for the Artifact, Kolorado only mentions the origin when it is given at the dock in Toad Town: "I found it in Dry Dry Desert. I have no use for it."