Mario's castle

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Mario's castle
Greater location Mario Land
Ruler Mario
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)

Mario's castle[1][2] (or Mario Castle[3]) appears in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. Wario steals the castle and transforms it into a level. According to Nintendo Power, he renamed it “Wario Castle.”[4]

Inside are metal spiked balls named Furizō, Fire Pakkun Zō footholds which spit fireballs, and traps shaped like Wario's gloves known as Genkottsu that try to crush Mario. Extremely odd creatures live here such as Floating Faces: a type of bouncing ball with Wario's face on it. If Mario beats Wario, the spell is broken, the castle turns white instead of black, and its "M", turned upside down to resemble a "W", is moved back into its correct position.

In later games, the Mario Bros.' House replaced the castle as his place of residence in the Mushroom Kingdom.

In Mario Party 8, on the board Koopa's Tycoon Town, if the player gets a three-Star hotel after trading coins with a Koopa Troopa at a hotel, the hotel will look like Mario's castle.



Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マリオ[5][6]
Mario Jō
Wario Jō
Wario Jōnai
Mario's Castle

Wario's Castle

Inside Wario's Castle (course)
Chinese (Traditional) 瑪利歐城堡[8]
Mǎlì'ōu Chéngbǎo
Mario Castle
German Warios Schloss Wario´s Castle
Italian Castello di Mario (Wario's SSBM trophy)
Castello di Wario[9]
Castello della principessa[10]
Interno del Castello di Wario[9]
Mario's Castle
Wario's Castle
Princess' castle (unclear the reason behind the mistake)
Inside Wario's Castle (course)
Spanish Castillo de Mario Mario's castle



  1. ^ Super Smash Bros. Melee, Wario's trophy (set to English).
  2. ^ Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins English instruction booklet, page 4.
  3. ^ Nintendo Power Volume 43, pages 44 & 51.
  4. ^ Nintendo Power Volume 43, page 51.
  5. ^ Super Mario Land 2: 6-tsu no Kinka Japanese instruction booklet, pages 1 & 12.
  6. ^ Super Smash Bros. Melee, Wario's trophy (set to Japanese).
  7. ^ a b Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins section, page 78.
  8. ^ Official Chinese website for the Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary. Retrieved February 7, 2021.
  9. ^ a b Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 78
  10. ^ Italian TV commercial of Super Mario Land 2 for Game Boy