Red Coins in Ricco Tower

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Red Coins in Ricco Tower
Location Ricco Harbor
Mission # 9
Game Super Mario Sunshine
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Red Coins in Ricco Tower,[1] also called Return to Ricco Tower,[2] is the bonus ninth episode of Ricco Harbor in Super Mario Sunshine. It can be accessed by replaying The Secret of Ricco Tower.


Returning to said mission after clearing it once will allow Mario to use FLUDD and do a Red Coin challenge. A Red Switch Plate will be placed at the start of the area, Ground Pounding it will cause eight red coins to appear around the stage and the player must collect them all within a time limit of a minute and thirty seconds. After collecting all eight red coins, the Shine Sprite will appear. The locations of the red coins are:

  • Two are over the first set of rotating platforms.
  • Two are on the walls over the center platform. The player has to use Wall Jumps or the Rocket Nozzle to reach them.
  • One is over the center gear platform's path.
  • Two are over the smaller rotating platform after the gears, with the final red coin being over the larger platform.

Once all of the Red Coins are collected, the Shine Sprite will appear on the wooden block just in front of the Shine Sprite for Episode 4.


  1. ^ Averill, Alan, and Jennifer Villarreal. Super Mario Sunshine Player's Guide. Page 53.
  2. ^ Bogenn, Tim, and Doug Walsh. Super Mario Sunshine BradyGames Official Strategy Guide. Page 52.