Scary Skeleton Goonies!

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Scary Skeleton Goonies!
World-Level 6-1
Game Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
Notes Flightless Skeleton Goonies and Zeus Guy make their first appearance here, the Incoming Chomp also make their third and last appearance too.
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Scary Skeleton Goonies! is the first level in World 6 of Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island and Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3. When the level starts, Yoshi is in bitter badlands at sunset, where several Skeleton Goonies and Spear Guys will try to hurt Yoshi, as he travels over the level's many platforms and hills.


Yoshi starts out in a long plain, with Spear Guys and Skeleton Goonies, and a Flightless Skeleton Goonie trying to steal Baby Mario from Yoshi. He finds some Dancing Spear Guys, and, right above them, a Flower that must be collected to score 100 points in the end of the stage. Yoshi must be careful, though, as he can easily hurt himself if he touches one of the Spear Guys' pointy spears.

Yoshi then finds another lower part of the stage, with Dancing Spear Guys, but this time, Yoshi can use a small platform containing a Spear Guy to travel over this lower part of the stage. Yoshi can find an invisible Winged Cloud above this platform. When hit, it causes a ! Switch to appear. Yoshi can press the switch to reveal a hidden entrance in the floor, indicated by a red arrow. This hidden entrance will lead Yoshi to a misty underground room, where he must use a yellow Flatbed Ferry to collect several coins scattered through the cavern. Several enemies can be found in this cavern, such as the common Spear Guys, and even a lone Grunt walking in the cave's plains, but, they can't harm Yoshi, as long as he doesn't fall off the flatbed ferry. The yellow platform will lead Yoshi to the previous area.

Next, Yoshi finds a long section of Winged Clouds, causing bridges to appear when hit. He can use these bridges to cross over large gaps, but, this can be dangerous, as Spear Guys in small platforms below the bridges can easily harm Yoshi with their tall spears. After this, Yoshi must head to an area with the floor covered in Spikes, while dealing with Zeus Guys, and a single Flamer Guy. Yoshi can simply hit a Winged Cloud with an Egg to cause another bridge to appear over the spikes.

In the next section, Yoshi has to cross a large area of raised pieces of land and tall platforms. When he enters this section, he finds a Middle Ring, and a sign with an Incoming Chomp on it. When crossing this dangerous area, Yoshi will be attacked by several Incoming Chomps, whom jump from the background hills, and smash through the floor of this area, forming pitfalls. In this area, Yoshi will encounter a Flower in the middle of the floor, that can be destroyed by an Incoming Chomp, allowing Yoshi to collect the flower. Not only Incoming Chomps will attack the brave hero, but Solo Toadies make an appearance here to prevent Yoshi from progressing. Another flower can be found near a pit.

Now, Yoshi needs to travel over many small platforms, dodging bombs thrown by Skeleton Goonies. A Flower can be collected if Yoshi hits it with an egg near a bunch of spikes. At one point, Yoshi will find a Winged Cloud containing a Key, which can be used to open a locked door at the top of a tall platform. Yoshi can play the minigame "Popping Balloons" in this door. After this, Yoshi has to use a Spring Ball to reach a tall platform with a Piranha Plant, and a Flower in an isolated area. Yoshi needs to use Flatbed Ferries to cross large pits, while jumping over Tap Taps in his way. Right ahead, Yoshi must Flutter Jump his way to the goal of the stage.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese きょうふの ほねあほーどり
Kyōfuno honeahōdori
Skeleton Goonies of dread
Spanish Los aterradores Gaviones Esqueleto The terrifying Skeleton Goonies
French Terrifiants Albatr'Osseaux. Terrifying Skeleton Goonies.
German Wald der Wilden Forest of Savages
Italian I terribili Skeletro Gabby! The terrible Skeleton Goonies!
Chinese 恐怖的骨信天翁!
Kǒngbù de gǔ xìntiānwēng!
Terrifying Skeleton Goonies