List of beanholes in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey

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Toad in the Toad Town, telling Mario and Luigi to dig underground on the spot, so he can explain their purpose.
The star menu listing all the beans the player has collected.
This article is about the beanholes in the remake. For the beanholes in the original game, see List of beanholes in Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story.

In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey, Mario and Luigi can collect Beans from beanholes – X-shaped symbols underground in Bowser's body and X-shaped bean spots on the ground of the overworld – by using Drill Bros. and jumping out at the spots. There are 144 beans in total. Like in the original, the Tunnel, Tower of Yikk, Project K, the underwater section of Blubble Lake, and all of Bowser's body (besides Energy Hold and Airway) do not have any beanholes at all.

Unlike the previous remake, the beanholes in this remake are quite different in the number of ways: Multiple beans can be obtained from one beanhole, various beanholes are removed or changed, ones obtained from Kuzzle or the Mushroom Ball sidequests are not counted in-game, so they are not included here, some beans are now obtained after the giant battles, but are also not counted, Toad Town Caves and Toad Town are listed as the same area in-game, types of beans are changed due to the additional beans added in later titles, and uncovering the beanhole in Toad Town which is accompanied with an explaination of beanholes by a Toad will cause areas with beanholes that have not been uncovered to be marked on the map.

Beanhole locations[edit]

Dimble Wood[edit]

Dimble Wood – 22 Beanholes (7 Heart, 4 Special, 2 Power, 1 Defense, 5 Speed, 3 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
There is a straight path with exits to Plack Beach and Bumpsy Plains in the east part of the woods. The southernmost scene on the path branches to the east. In the branched-off area, there is a beanhole in the northwest corner. Speed (2x) Location of the first beanhole in Dimble Wood.
At the end of the branch, there is a beanhole near the Attack Piece block. Flex (2x) Location of the second beanhole in Dimble Wood.
Returning to the main path, in the third section (counting from southern Plack Beach) there is a beanhole on the hill in the southeast of the scene. Heart Location of the third beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the first scene to the west of the same section, a beanhole can be found beyond the wooden bars in the northwest. Special (2x) Location of the fourth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the second scene to the west of the same section, where there is a forest, there is a secret area in the north where the player can find a beanhole along with the DX SP Socks. Power (2x) Location of the fifth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the west end the third section of the main path, there is an Attack Piece block to the north of the Launch Fit board. A beanhole can be found near the ? Block containing a 1-Up Deluxe in the north area. Speed Location of the sixth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the third section on the main path from northern Bumpsy Plains, there is a beanhole in the northeast corner, beyond the wooden bars. Defense (2x) Location of the seventh beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the northernmost scene on the main path, there is a beanhole in the southeast corner. Heart (2x) Location of the eighth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
From the west area of the three scenes with carrot farms, take the north exit and the player can find a 1-Up Deluxe and a Star Candy in ? Blocks, and a beanhole on the ground. Flex (2x) Location of the ninth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the center area of the three scenes with carrot farms, a beanhole can be found on the highest hill. Speed Location of the tenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
To the south of the three scenes with carrot farms, there is a scene with two bridges. A beanhole is in the northeast corner of the bridge scene. Special Location of the eleventh beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the northwest area of the wood, there is a "hub" scene with five exits. A beanhole can be found under the arch in the west area of the scene. Special Location of the twelfth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the scene to the south of the hub, there is a beanhole on the highest hill in the center. Heart Location of the thirteenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the scene to the west of the hub, there is a bean in the southwest part of the scene. Heart (2x) Location of the fourteenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the scene to the north of the previously mentioned one (where Bowser landed in the beginning of the game), there is a bean in the northwest corner. Flex (2x) Location of the fifteenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
There is an area to the west of the same section that is guarded by a Wiggler and home to some Sockops. In the first scene to the west of the main path, which is where the Wiggler is, the beanhole is found on top of the rock wall Wiggler lives in. Heart (2x) Location of the sixteenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the second scene to the west (where there are some walls), a beanhole is seen right away after entering from east entrance. Special (2x) Location of the seventeenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the third scene to the west (which is filled with thorns), a beanhole can be found in the lower area of the platform in the northeast. Speed Location of the eighteenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the scene to the north of the third scene west of main path, this beanhole can be found in the east part of the scene. Heart Location of the nineteenth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the same scene, this beanhole is found east of the Attack Piece block. Power Location of the twentieth beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the fourth scene to the west of the main path, this beanhole can be found right away after entering from northeastern entrance. Heart Location of the twenty-first beanhole in Dimble Wood.
In the same scene, this beanhole is in the south part of the area, more specifically northeast of the southwestern exit. Speed Location of the twenty-second and last beanhole in Dimble Wood.

Cavi Cape[edit]

Cavi Cape – 13 Beanholes (4 Heart, 4 Special, 1 Power, 1 Defense, 2 Speed, 1 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
There is an opening in the northeast of the grassy area. Going northeast without climbing the stairs, the player can find a beanhole at the west end next to a tree. Heart (3x) Location of the first beanhole in Cavi Cape.
Climbing the stairs in the same scene, the player can find another beanhole in the end. Defense Location of the second beanhole in Cavi Cape.
In the same scene, in the south, there is a path with 3 trees. These 2 beanholes can be found west and east of the first tree. Special Location of the third and fourth beanholes in Cavi Cape.
In the scene west of the Chakroad in the grassy area, there is a beanhole near the exit in the southwest corner. Special (2x) Location of the fifth beanhole in Cavi Cape.
Taking the southwest exit in the same scene, there is another grassy hill to the southwest. Two beanholes can be found in the northwest corner. Flex (2x) and Heart (2x) Location of the sixth and seventh beanholes in Cavi Cape.
These three beanholes can be found in the southwest corner of the area. Going from west to east, beanholes go as follows: Special, Heart and Speed. Special (2x), Heart (2x), Speed (2x) Location of the eighth, ninth and tenth beanholes in Cavi Cape.
In the scene where the Chakroad is in the grassy area, there is a beanhole to the northwest of the big hole on the ground. Power (3x) Location of the eleventh beanhole in Cavi Cape.
In the scene east of the Chakroad in the grassy area, there is a beanhole in the higher area, which Mario and Luigi have to access from the north. Speed (2x) Location of the twelfth beanhole in Cavi Cape.
Finally, in the north part of the cave in the east, there is a beanhole on the lower stair of climbable wall. Heart Location of the thirteenth and last beanhole in Cavi Cape.

Plack Beach[edit]

Plack Beach – 16 Beanholes (3 Heart, 4 Special, 2 Power, 1 Defense, 2 Speed, 4 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
Starting from Cavi Cape there is a path going north. The second scene on the path (counting the entrance) branches to the west where there are two beanholes. The first one is on the high column Mario and Luigi can climb and the second one is on the high column slightly to the north. The first one are Flex Beans and the second one are Speed Beans. Flex (2x) and Speed (3x) Location of the first 2 beanholes in Plack Beach.
In the third scene on the path across the beach, where Broque Monsieur used to be trapped on the island, there are two beanholes in the west. The southern one are Power Beans and the northern one is Special Bean. Power (2x) and Special Location of the third and fourth beanholes in Plack Beach.
To the west of the third scene there are four beanholes. The first one is in the corner to the south of the two ? Blocks. Special Location of the fifth beanhole in Plack Beach.
Climbing the rocks on the north of the scene, the player will find the second in a gap somewhere in the center. Heart Location of the sixth beanhole in Plack Beach.
Over the gap, there is a hole in the far upper-east. Near the hole is the third beanhole. Heart Location of the seventh beanhole in Plack Beach.
Jumping down the hole will reveal one more beanhole. Defense (2x) Location of the eighth beanhole in Plack Beach.
The fourth scene on the path across the beach branches to the west. At the turning point leading to an area filled with ? Blocks and spikes, there is a beanhole in the south. Flex (2x) Location of the ninth beanhole in Plack Beach.
In the sixth scene, or the next-to-last scene up to the Sea Pipe Statue, a beanhole can be found near the southwest corner. Heart (2x) Location of the tenth beanhole in Plack Beach.
In the same scene, two beanholes can be found on the rock path behind Kuzzle's house. The western one is Power Bean and the eastern one are Special Beans. Power and Special (2x) Location of the eleventh and twelfth beanholes in Plack Beach.
In the first scene to the east of the Sea Pipe Statue, a beanhole can be found at the end of the rock path in the northwest. Flex (2x) Location of the thirteenth beanhole in Plack Beach.
In the second scene to the east of the Sea Pipe Statue, the player needs to use Balloon Mario to reach the beanhole on the column in the north. Speed (3x) Location of the fourteenth beanhole in Plack Beach.
In the second scene of the cliff area, there is a beanhole on the sandy ground in the northwest corner. Flex (2x) Location of the fifteenth beanhole in Plack Beach.
In the third scene of the cliff area, there is a beanhole near the lower air vent. Special Location of the sixteenth and last beanhole in Plack Beach.

Bumpsy Plains[edit]

Bumpsy Plains – 6 Beanholes (2 Heart, 1 Special, 1 Power, 1 Speed, 1 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In the western grassland in the center area of the plains, there are 2 beanholes in the southwest. The eastern one is Heart Bean and the southern one is Special Bean. Heart and Special Location of the first 2 beanholes in Bumpsy Plains.
In the grassland in the north area of Bumpsy Plains, there is a beanhole in the southeast corner of the scene. Heart Location of the third beanhole in Bumpsy Plains.
In the same area, this beanhole is found in the northern part of the area, between two higher platforms. Speed Location of the fourth beanhole in Bumpsy Plains.
In the western grassland in the center area of the plains, the player should drill near the rock in the northeast and go east through the opening of the rock. They will arrive at the small area in the northwest of the next scene where there is a beanhole. Power (3x) Location of the fifth beanhole in Bumpsy Plains.
In the same scene, the player should use Bowser's body slam to break the crack on the northwest hill, then have Mario and Luigi enter the underground area beneath the hill to collect the beans in the northwesternmost column there. Flex (3x) Location of the sixth and last beanhole in Bumpsy Plains.

Bowser Path[edit]

Bowser Path – 8 Beanholes (1 Heart, 1 Special, 6 Power)
Location Type Screenshot
In the second scene of the south area, there is a gap in the ground on the eastern lower ground. The player should drill in the gap and go west to find a beanhole. Power (3x) Location of the first beanhole in Bowser Path.
In the south area, there is a hole on the ground in the northwesternmost scene. There is a beanhole on the second stair to the north of the hole. Power (2x) Location of the second beanhole in Bowser Path.
In the same scene, the player should use Bowser to break the hole and then Mario and Luigi to collect the beans underground. The western one is Special Bean, the eastern one is Heart Bean. Special and Heart Location of the third and fourth beanholes in Bowser Path.
In the westernmost scene of the north area, there is a beanhole on the rock in the northwest corner. Power Location of the fifth beanhole in Bowser Path.
In the next-to-westernmost scene in the north area, there is a beanhole on the end of the northeast path. Power Location of the sixth beanhole in Bowser Path.
In the next-to-easternmost scene in the north area, there is a beanhole on the platform in the northeast corner. Power Location of the seventh beanhole in Bowser Path.
In the scene where Bowser / the Bros. can look at damaged Bowser's Castle, this beanhole is found on the west part of the area. Power (2x) Location of the eighth and last beanhole in Bowser Path.

Bowser's Castle[edit]

Bowser's Castle – 15 Beanholes (8 Heart, 2 Special, 1 Power, 1 Defense, 1 Speed, 2 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In the bar to the east of the lobby, there is a trail of four beanholes leading from one grate to another. Heart Location of the first 4 beanholes in Bowser's Castle.
In the chunk west of the theater, these three beanholes can be found north of the Body Slam switch. The western one are Speed Beans, the northern one are Heart Beans and the eastern one are Special Beans. Speed (2x), Heart (2x), Special (2x) Location of the fifth, sixth and seventh beanholes in Bowser's Castle.
In the third underground chunk from start, or the first with lava, there is a trail of four beanholes leading from one treadmill to another. Going from west to east, the first three are Heart Beans and the fourth one is Special Bean. Heart and Special Location of the eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh beanholes in Bowser's Castle.
The same chunk branches to the southeast where there are two hints for the preservation chamber passcode. In that chunk, two beanholes can be found on the first platform. The western one is Power Bean and the eastern one is Flex Bean. Power and Flex Location of the twelfth and thirteenth beanholes in Bowser's Castle.
In the first room beyond the lava area underground, which is connected to the preservation chamber in the north, there are 2 beanholes on the northwest platform. The northwestern one are Flex Beans and the southeastern one are Defense Beans. Flex (2x) and Defense (2x) Location of the last 2 beanholes in Bowser's Castle.

Toad Town[edit]

Toad Town – 15 Beanholes (2 Heart, 2 Special, 3 Power, 2 Defense, 3 Speed, 3 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In the caves area, in the southeast room with a pipe to Pipe Yard, there are two beanholes in the sunken place in the south. The western one is Speed Bean, the eastern one is Defense Bean. Speed and Defense Location of the first 2 beanholes in Toad Town (Caves).
In the town area, in the plaza with a spring just before Peach's Castle, a Toad will teach Mario and Luigi to dig out the bean on the platform in the northwest corner. Heart Location of the third beanhole in Toad Town.
In the town area, in the same chunk, another beanhole can be found in the southwest area in the shadow of the lamp. Flex Location of the fourth beanhole in Toad Town.
In the town area, in the Toad residential quarter west of the plaza, a beanhole can be found southwest of the first house after entering from the east entrance. Heart Location of the fifth beanhole in Toad Town.
In the town area, in the area west of Toad Town there is a small wood and three beanholes can be found on the ground near the town. The northern one is Power Bean, the western one is Special Bean and the eastern one is Flex Bean. Power, Special and Flex Location of the sixth, seventh and eighth beanholes in Toad Town.
After curing the blorbs, in the town area, in the Toad residential quarter west of the plaza, this beanhole can be found above the air vent in the southwest corner of the whole chunk. Flex Location of the ninth beanhole in Toad Town.
After curing the blorbs, in the town area, after Mario and Luigi learn to spit water, they can put out the fire in the fireplace of the northwesternmost house in the chunk and find three beans in the new area. The western one are Power Beans, the middle one are Speed Beans and the eastern one are Defense Beans. Power (5x), Speed (5x), Defense (5x) Location of the tenth, eleventh and twelfth beanholes in Toad Town.
After curing the blorbs, in the town area, in the exit chunk to Blubble Lake, three beanholes can be found where the blorb-infected Toad used to be in the northeast area. Going from west to east, beans go as follows: Special, Power and Speed. Special, Power and Speed Location of the last 3 beanholes in Toad Town.

Blubble Lake[edit]

Blubble Lake – 10 Beanholes (3 Heart, 2 Special, 2 Power, 1 Defense, 1 Speed, 1 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In the west area of Blubble Lake, where the ship ended up as rafts, there is a beanhole in the southwest corner on some higher ground. Heart Location of the first beanhole in Blubble Lake.
In the southwest chunk with an exit to Cavi Cape, there is a beanhole in a northwest of the sign. Special Location of the second beanhole in Blubble Lake.
Take the northeast exit of the same chunk, there will be an area with a pipe to Pipe Yard, two ? Blocks containing Super Mushrooms x2 and a single 50-Coin, as well as a beanhole in northern corner on the yellow patch of land. Speed Location of the third beanhole in Blubble Lake.
By the northeast sides of the lake, there is a shortcut path across the whole area. In the west section there is circular island with bunch of flowers. Flex (3x) Location of the fourth beanhole in Blubble Lake.
Inside the wooden tree to the northeast of the lake area, a beanhole can be found on one of the pillars. Power (3x) Location of the fifth beanhole in Blubble Lake.
In the chunk where the Tower of Yikk resides, there is a beanhole in the northwest corner. Defense Location of the sixth beanhole in Blubble Lake.
In the chunk west of the Tower of Yikk one, there is a beanhole near the Save Block. Power Location of the seventh beanhole in Blubble Lake.
In the chunk to the northwest of the Tower of Yikk, these 2 beanholes can be found near southwestern entrance. Heart Location of the eighth and ninth beanholes in Blubble Lake.
In the same area, this beanhole is found in the northeastern corner of the area. Special Location of the tenth and last beanhole in Blubble Lake.

Peach's Castle[edit]

Peach's Castle – 20 Beanholes (4 Heart, 5 Special, 5 Defense, 3 Speed, 3 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In Peach's Castle Garden there are several chunks with green grass. In the east chunk among the southernmost three, one beanhole in the southeast corner (within the walls). Defense Location of the first beanhole in Peach's Castle.
In the west chunk among the southernmost three, this beanhole can be found in the northeast corner of the chunk. Special (2x) Location of the second beanhole in Peach's Castle.
In the same chunk, this beanhole can be found in the southwest corner. Flex (2x) Location of the third beanhole in Peach's Castle.
In the chunk where the door to the castle is, these 2 beanholes can be found in front of the stairs. The western one is Special Bean and the eastern one is Defense Bean. Special and Defense Location of the fourth and fifth beanholes in Peach's Castle.
In the chunk west of the castle door, these 2 beanholes can be found on the platform, which can be used to get inside the circular tower in the middle of the area. The eastern one is Special Bean and the western one is Speed Bean. Special and Speed Location of the sixth and seventh beanholes in Peach's Castle.
In the same chunk, these 2 beanholes can be found on the road in the western part of the area. The western one is Defense Bean and the eastern one is Heart Bean. Defense and Heart Location of the eighth and ninth beanholes in Peach's Castle.
In the chunk to the northwest of the castle door, where there is an air vent and a hidden Attack Piece block on platforms, this beanhole can be found on one of the two collumns found in this chunk, more specifically the southern one. Speed (2x) Location of the tenth beanhole in Peach's Castle.
In the same chunk, this beanhole can be found on the platform next to the northern exit. To get there, the Bros. have to use Balloon Mario or Spin Jump moves. Flex (3x) Location of the eleventh beanhole in Peach's Castle.
In the chunk one area north of the chunk with the Shop Block, there are 3 beanholes in this area. One can be found on the west side of the area and that one is Defense Bean, while two can be found on the east side of the area. On the east side, the southwestern one are Heart Beans and the northeastern one are Special Beans. Defense, Heart (3x) and Special (3x) Location of the twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth beanholes in Peach's Castle.
Going west from the previous chunk, this beanhole can be found near the southwestern entrance. Heart Location of the fifteenth beanhole in Peach's Castle.
In the northeasternmost chunk on the map of the garden area, where Junker is fought and Bowser learns the spike ball move, a beanhole can be found in the grass. Special (3x) Location of the sixteenth beanhole in Peach's Castle.
On the first floor of the castle, in the east branch which Mario and Luigi can access, three beanholes can be found in the northwesternmost chunk within that branch. The western one are Speed Beans, the middle one are Heart Beans and the eastern one is Defense Beans. Speed (5x), Heart (5x), Defense (5x) Location of the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth beanholes in Peach's Castle.
In the same branch there is a room with bookshelves. Fill up Mario with water in the previous room to use that water to put out the fire in the fireplace in this one. After putting out the fire, enter the fireplace. Here, the beanhole is found in the upper part of this new area, but to get to it, the Bros. have to use the Drill Bros. move. Flex (5x) Location of the last beanhole in Peach's Castle. Also the last in the game.

Energy Hold[edit]

Energy Hold – 11 Beanholes (4 Heart, 3 Special, 1 Power, 1 Defense, 1 Speed, 1 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In the area corresponding to the top corner of the Star Panel, there is a cave where the player learns the Drill Bros. move. One scene past the entrance of the cave there will be three beans in the lower area. Going from west to east, beans go as follows: Heart, Special and Speed. Heart, Special and Speed Location of the first 3 beanholes in Energy Hold.
In the upper area of the same scene, there will be two beans in the higher area. Going from west to east, beans go as follows: Defense and Power Defense and Power Location of the fourth and fifth beanholes in Energy Hold.
In the area corresponding to the bottom-left corner of the Star Panel, there is a cave leading to a treasure room, which requires the Star Panel with all but the two bottom corners for entrance. In the room are ? Blocks containing 10 Coins, a Star Candy and the Special Boots. There are also three beans beneath the last ? Block. Going from west to east, beans go as follows: Heart, Special and Flex. Heart, Special and Flex Location of the sixth, seventh and eighth beanholes in Energy Hold.
In the area corresponding to the upper-left corner of the Star Panel, there is an exit to the upper-right of the big maze that leads to the upper area of the next scene. There will be a Rally Block containing four Attack Pieces. Beneath the Rally Block are three beans. The middle one is Special Bean, while the rest is Heart Beans. Heart and Special Location of the last 3 beanholes in Energy Hold.

Airway[edit]

Airway – 8 Beanholes (3 Special, 4 Speed, 1 Flex)
Location Type Screenshot
In the rightmost chunk of the lowest area (with many small jumping platforms, or two chunks below the hub), there are two beanholes near the west exit. The western one is Special Bean and the eastern one is Speed Bean. Special and Speed Location of the first 2 beanholes in Airway.
In the lower chunk to the rightmost (where the Totemglobin challenge is, two chunks right of the hub), these 2 beanholes are found in the west part of the lower area. Speed and Special Location of the third and fourth beanholes in Airway.
In the same chunk, this beanhole is found in the east part of the lower area, one step higher of where the Liftoglobin is located. Speed Location of the fifth beanhole in Airway.
In the same chunk, this beanhole is found in the east part of the lower area, more specifically at it's end. Flex Location of the sixth beanhole in Airway.
In the third-to-last chunk before the end (or the westernmost of the highest area, or two chunks above the hub), two beanholes can be found by the left water spout. The western one is Special Bean and the eastern one is Speed Bean. Special and Speed Location of the last 2 beanholes in Airway.

Statistics[edit]

Location Heart Beans Special Beans Power Beans Defense Beans Speed Beans Flex Beans Total number of beans
Dimble Wood 7 4 2 1 5 3 22
Cavi Cape 4 4 1 1 2 1 13
Plack Beach 3 4 2 1 2 4 16
Bumpsy Plains 2 1 1 0 1 1 6
Bowser Path 1 1 6 0 0 0 8
Bowser's Castle 8 2 1 1 1 2 15
Toad Town 2 2 3 2 3 3 15
Blubble Lake 3 2 2 1 1 1 10
Peach's Castle 4 5 0 5 3 3 20
Energy Hold 4 3 1 1 1 1 11
Airway 0 3 0 0 4 1 8
Total 38 31 19 13 23 20 144

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