In this mission, Mario has 180 seconds to rally back the fireballs spewed by the Piranha Plants, and must defeat thirty to win. While regular Piranha Plants simply spew small fireballs, Fire Piranha Plants spew larger purple fireballs at the cost of taking much longer to charge up. Mario will lose five seconds on the timer if he is hit by a small fireball and will lose ten seconds if he is hit by a large fireball. For each Piranha Plant defeated, a star point appears, allowing Mario to perform Zone Shots at other Piranha Plants.
After the thirty Piranha Plants are defeated, Mario and Toad continue onward.
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