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The Roshambo Temples are large arenas in Paper Mario: Color Splash where rock-paper-scissors tournaments take place (here called Super Roshambo). There are eight of them located all over Prism Island, and act as a stadium, having cheering Toads as the audience with a jumbotron that shows the three hand signs and Mario's picture when he wins a round. Each temple also has a Prisma Café to the right of the entrance.
They first need to be unlocked. Sometimes, when obtaining a Mini Paint Star, a medallion with a Roshambo icon on it appears. If Mario grabs it, a new temple opens up.
In every temple, there are three rounds a challenger has to win to become champion of that temple. Two Toads standing outside the temple give hints as to how the first two opponents choose their cards, except for the eighth temple. Each opponent Mario faces is one of the game's enemies, each differing between temples. However in round three, instead of an enemy, Mario instead faces off against the Rock Paper Wizard if one of the story bosses has just been defeated. A Koopaling or Kamek Enemy Card and 1000 coins are obtained by beating Rock Paper Wizard on every occasion (a Replica Thing card and 1000 coins if it was an enemy). When he's defeated in all eight temples, Rock Paper Wizard reveals he is retiring and takes off his hand hat, letting everyone know he was a Toad. Mario and Huey leave the temple and discover there were actually eight Rock Paper Wizards. The Rock Paper Wizards' masks are seen next to the owners of each Prisma Café afterwards.
If the player loses in any of the three confrontations, it is required to get a Mini Paint Star in order to enter again. However, a blue Toad in a left corner can sneak Mario into the tournament for a fee.
Roshambo Temple #1
“Since the dawn of time, warriors have gathered here to do battle, journeying from distant lands for a shot at eternal glory. One must make their own luck to overcome the odds. This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
Roshambo Temple #2
“The road to victory is long and full of potholes. Will these warriors' journeys end in glory? Or soul-crushing humiliation? Trailblazers, you must carve your own path. Glory is forever! This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
The second temple is located north of Marmalade Valley and west of Kiwano Temple. After collecting the second Roshambo token, it is unlocked by collecting the Orange Mini Paint Star in Marmalade Valley. It is the only temple to take place during twilight.
Roshambo Temple #3
“The game of Roshambo is a dark forest of self-doubt, home to ravenous beasts that prey on your deepest fears and insecurities. With only three weapons at their disposal, are these warriors destined for glory... or eternal embarrassment? This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
Roshambo Temple #4
“Roshambo isn't just some mere game. No. Roshambo is a way of life. It's a reflection of the nature of existence. A distillation of the delicate balance we all create simply by being...or not being. This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
Roshambo Temple #5
“In Roshambo, victory and defeat are two sides of the same coin. The warrior must first defeat himself in order to claim victory. This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
The fifth temple is located west of Redpepper Volcano and north-east of Violet Passage. After collecting the fifth Roshambo token, it is unlocked by collecting the Purple Mini Paint Star in Redpepper Volcano.
Roshambo Temple #6
“The weapons of Roshambo cannot be sheathed. They forever wait in the palms of our hands, ready to strike. This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
The sixth temple is located west of Redpepper Crater and north-east of Vortex Island. After collecting the sixth Roshambo token, it is unlocked by collecting the Purple Mini Paint Star in Redpepper Crater.
Roshambo Temple #7
“The rock-sturdy and true. The paper-vital and flexible. The scissors-sharp and sudden. The philosophy of Roshambo flows through us all. Clashing and resolving in an eternal struggle. This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
The seventh temple is located north of Mossrock Theater and south of Tangerino Grill. After collecting the seventh Roshambo token, it is unlocked by collecting the Orange Mini Paint Star in Mossrock Theater.
Roshambo Temple #8
“Fierce warriors have fought and fallen. Only titans remain. The giants of Roshambo have assembled. No matter how grisly the fight, do not avert your eyes. Today we witness the birth of a legend. This...is the art of Ro-sham-bo!”
The final temple is located west of Mossrock Theater and south of Lighthouse Island. After collecting the eighth Roshambo token, it is unlocked by collecting the Purple Mini Paint Star in Mossrock Theater.
* The Koopaling and Kamek Enemy Cards can only be won after beating the Rock Paper Wizard in the tournament.
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