Map 3 World
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- This article is about the musical composition from Super Mario Bros. 3. For the world where this theme can be heard, see Water Land. For other third worlds in the Super Mario franchise, see World 3.
|"Map 3 World"|
"Map 3 World" in Super Mario Bros. 3
|First appearance||Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988)|
|Latest appearance||The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (2023)|
Super Mario Maker 2 (2019) (Super Mario-related media)
"Map 3 World" is a theme composed by Koji Kondo for Super Mario Bros. 3 that, as the name implies, can be heard on the overworld map of Water Land, the third world of the game. The theme has also gone on to become a recurring theme in The Legend of Zelda franchise as the "Fairy Fountain" theme.
The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3
An arrangement of "Map 3 World" is heard in the The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 episodes Reign Storm and 7 Continents for 7 Koopas. Additionally, a slower arrangement is heard in The Beauty of Kootie.
Super Mario series
Super Mario All-Stars
The Super Mario All-Stars version of Super Mario Bros. 3 uses a 16-bit arrangement of "Map 3 World" that, like in the original, can be heard on the Sea Side world map. This arrangement is also used in Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World and Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition.
| Water Land - The arrangement heard in Super Mario All-Stars||File info|
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
An arrangement of "Map 3 World" similar to one heard in Super Mario All-Stars can be heard in Game Boy Advance remake of Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3. This version is more compressed than the Super Mario All-Stars version and uses different, lower-quality synthetic instruments.
Super Mario Maker 2
Super Smash Bros. series
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U includes an arrangement of "Fairy Fountain" from The Legend of Zelda franchise in the medley track "The Great Sea / Menu Select" by Tetsuya Shibata. It can be played on the Skyloft and Pirate Ship stages.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, an arrangement of "Fairy Fountain" from The Legend of Zelda franchise is included in the track "Midna's Lament," arranged by Hideaki Kobayashi. It can be played on any Super Smash Bros.- and The Legend of Zelda-series stage.
The Legend of Zelda series
Since its original appearance in Super Mario Bros. 3, "Map 3 World" has gone on to become a recurring theme in The Legend of Zelda franchise as the "Fairy Fountain" theme. Following the theme's inclusion in The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, "Fairy Fountain" has been featured in almost every mainline The Legend of Zelda game. It is usually used on file selection screens, and in Fairy Fountains and Great Fairy Fountains.
List of Super Mario appearances
|Super Mario Bros. 3||Nintendo Entertainment System||1988||Original||「マップ3ワールド」 (Mappu 3 Wārudo)||Koji Kondo|
|Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins||Game Boy||1992||Arrangement|
|Super Mario All-Stars||Super Nintendo Entertainment System||1993||Arrangement|
|Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World||Super Nintendo Entertainment System||1994||Past arrangement (Super Mario All-Stars)|
|Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3||Game Boy Advance||2003||Arrangement|
|Donkey Konga||Nintendo GameCube||2003||Arrangement||"The Legend of Zelda Theme"|
|Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition||Wii||2010||Past arrangement (Super Mario All-Stars)|
|Super Smash Bros. for Wii U||Wii U||2014||Arrangement||"The Great Sea / Menu Select"||Tetsuya Shibata|
|Super Smash Bros. Ultimate||Nintendo Switch||2018||Arrangement||"Midna's Lament"||Hideaki Kobayashi|
|Past arrangement (Super Smash Bros. for Wii U)||"The Great Sea / Menu Select"||Tetsuya Shibata|
|Super Mario Maker 2||Nintendo Switch||2019||Arrangement|
Film and television
|The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3||1990||Arrangement|
|Game Sound Museum: Super Mario Bros. 3||2004||Original||「マップ3ワールド」 (Mappu 3 Wārudo)||Koji Kondo|