Meteor Moat

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This article is about Meteor Moat, a level in New Super Mario Bros. U. For other uses, see Peach's Castle-1.
Meteor Moat
NSMBU Meteor Moat Screenshot.png
World-Level World 8-1
World Peach's Castle
Game New Super Mario Bros. U
Time limit 500 seconds
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Meteor Moat, or Peach's Castle-1, is the first course of Peach's Castle in New Super Mario Bros. U. It is unlocked via completion of Boarding the Airship and its own completion unlocks Magma-River Cruise, while the secret exit unlocks Firefall Cliffs.


Like World 8-1 of New Super Mario Bros. Wii, the course is bombarded with raining debris; unlike the aforementioned level, however, Meteor Moat does not exactly show where the fireballs come from. The platforms and ground in this course constantly move up, down. left, and right into the lava.

Star Coins[edit]

  • Star Coin 1: In plain sight, the first Star Coin is under a few Brick Blocks and over a portion of ground that sinks into the lava.
  • Star Coin 2: The player must use Super Mario or the meteors to break Brick Blocks blocking the second Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: After the P Switch, the third Star Coin is inside a pit directly over lava.

Secret Exit[edit]

The player needs to hit the P Switch before the third Star Coin and dash across the Coins-turned-Brick Blocks to reach a Warp Pipe in the air, which leads to the Red Flagpole to Firefall Cliffs.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マグマとほのおで足もとグラグラ
Maguma Toho no O de Ashimoto Guragura
Wobbly Footsteps of a Magma Walk
Spanish Llueve sobre quemado Raining over burning
(pun on the expression llover sobre mojado, which translates to "raining over wet" and means that nothing new is contributed, like a fireball rain in a lava-filled course)
French Ciel de cendres Sky of ashes
Dutch Stomende slotgracht Steamy moat
German Magma und Meteoriten Magma and Meteorites
Italian Fossato vulcanico Volcanic moat
Portuguese (NOE) Chuva de Meteoros Meteor Rain
Russian Магма и метеориты
Magma i meteority
Magma and meteorites
Korean 마그마와 불꽃으로 발바닥은 이글이글
Mageumawa Bulkkoseuro Balbadageun Igeuligeul
Foot Sole Is Burned By Magma And Flame

Level map[edit]

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