P Warp Door

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P Warp Door
A Super Mario World-styled P Warp Door from Super Mario Maker
A typically-blue door that appears when a switch is pressed

First appearance

Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988)

Latest appearance

Super Mario Maker 2 (2019)

P Warp Doors are Warp Doors that can only be entered when a P Switch is active. These Warp Doors made their first appearance in Super Mario Bros. 3, but with a different appearance from its current one.


Super Mario Bros. 3[edit]

A P Warp Door first appears in Super Mario Bros. 3 in the second fortress of Giant Land. This P Warp Door is invisible, and an outline of Blue Coins will show where to enter when the P Switch is pressed. P Warp Doors also appeared in later fortresses including World 7-Fortress1-SMB3.png and World 8-Fortress1-SMB3.png, this time in visible form, represented as a white rectangular doorway.

Super Mario World[edit]

A P Warp Door from Super Mario World

In Super Mario World, P Warp Doors appear in the levels Donut Secret House, Vanilla Ghost House and Forest Ghost House. They have the same sprite as a Warp Door, but with a light blue palette.

Super Mario Maker / Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

An inactive P Warp Door in Super Mario Maker

In Super Mario Maker, P Warp Doors were introduced in the version 1.30 update. They have new sprites for all styles, in the same blue as the P Switches with a white or blue "P". Unlike in Super Mario World, they are visible as outlines when not active.


Name in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish (NOA) Puerta de teletransporte P
French Télé-porte P[1] P Warp Door
Dutch P-warpdeur[2] P warp door
German P-Warp-Tür P Warp Door
Russian Дверь-телепорт «P»
Dver'-teleport «P»
P Teleport Door



  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkkgfDdwF2g&t=40s
  2. ^ Nintendo Nederland. (December 17, 2015). Super Mario Maker - Nieuwe functies! (Wii U). Youtube. Retrieved May 19, 2019.