Picking Panic

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Picking Panic
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Appears in Mario Party 3
Type 2-vs-2 mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds
Music On Your Toes

Picking Panic is a 2-vs-2 minigame found in Mario Party 3.


Teams in their hanging ropes swing back and forth, and the minigame starts. One player in the team has to grab the cherries dropped by an Ukiki and throw them to the other player, who then puts the cherry in the basket to earn points. The team that has the most points wins.


  • A Button (Press) – Grab Cherries
  • A Button (Release) – Release Cherries

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Grab the cherries from Woody, then pass them to your partner to put in the basket."
  • Advice"The distance the cherries fly depends on their size. Try to match your timing to their size."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese さくらんぼキャッチ
Sakuranbo kyatchi
Catch the Cherries
Spanish Pánico en el Árbol Tree Panic
French Cerises pas Tristes Cherries that are not Sad
German Fall-Obst-Ernte Windfall Harvest