P Block

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This article is about the course element in Super Mario Maker 2. For the object in Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, see P Block (Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam).
P Block
A P Block in Super Mario Maker 2
A P Block in Super Mario Maker 2 (New Super Mario Bros. U style)
First appearance Super Mario Maker 2 (version 2.0) (2019)

P Blocks are objects in Super Mario Maker 2 that can be placed in every level style. Similar to ON/OFF Switches, they are activated or deactivated whenever the player hits a P Switch; they are outlined when deactivated, and when activated, they become solid blocks that cannot be destroyed by any means. Due to the effect being temporary, the blocks operate in a similar way to the Dotted-Line Blocks from Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island and its sequels.


Super Mario Maker 2[edit]

  • Play Nintendo: "When a P Switch is hit in the course, invisible P Blocks temporarily turn into hard platforms, or vice-versa."[1]


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese Pブロック
P Burokku
P Block
Chinese (Simplified) P砖块
P Zhuānkuài
P Block
Chinese (Traditional) P磚塊
P Zhuānkuài
P Block
Dutch P-blok P Block
French (NOE) Bloc P P Block
Italian Blocco P P Block
Portuguese (NOE) Bloco P[2] P Block


  1. ^ Super Mario Maker 2 Free DLC Updates Ver. 2.0.0. Play Nintendo. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  2. ^ Nintendo Portugal. (December 2, 2019). Super Mario Maker 2 - A Master Sword, novas peças para níveis e muito mais! (Nintendo Switch). YouTube. Retrieved January 10, 2021.