Shangri-Spa Toad

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Shangri-Spa Toad
Artwork of a Shangri-Spa Toad from Paper Mario: The Origami King
Species Toads
First appearance Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)
“Welcome, welcome! I hope you're having a pleasant stay at Shangri-Spa!”
Shangri-Spa Toad, Paper Mario: The Origami King

The Shangri-Spa Toads are minor characters in Paper Mario: The Origami King. They are a type of Toad that reside in the Shangri-Spa, a location in the green streamer area. They are completely white, wear togas and wings on their backs, and are barefoot.

They first appear when Mario arrives at the spa. It is later revealed that after Bowser's Castle crashed into the spa's banquet hall, the Shangri-Spa Toads forced Bowser's minions to clean the spa to pay off the damage. They can later be found in various areas of the spa, usually overlooking Bowser's minions or leading Mario and Olivia around the spa. The Sensor Lab Satellite office researcher in Shangri Spa is also a Shangri-Spa Toad.

Stone statues of Shangri-Spa Toads also appear in every island in The Great Sea except for the Sea Tower, and Mario can examine each of them to reveal some dialogue that hints on the existence of Shangri-Spa. If Mario finds all Toad statues across the Great Sea, he is rewarded with Collectible Treasure No. 80: Shangri-Spa Toad Statue.

A Collectible Treasure of Shangri-Spa Toad (No. 102) is available for purchase from a Snifit running the vendor shop in Shangri-Spa. Mario must first find the Snifit lounging atop the vendor shop to get him to reopen the shop.


An item from Paper Mario: The Origami King.
Shangri-Spa Toad Statue
  • Collectible Treasure No. 80: "A mysterious statue that points pilgrims toward a realm above the clouds. What cute little wings it has!"
Shangri-Spa Toad
  • Collectible Treasure No. 102: "Don't be fooled. These Toads live in Shangri-Spa, but they're no angels."


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese てんくうキノピオ
Tenkū Kinopio
温泉スタッフキノピオ[1] (Pamphlet printable from the Japanese website)
Onsen Sutaffu Kinopio
Sky Toad

Hot Spring Staff Toad

Chinese (Simplified) 天空奇诺比奥
Tiānkōng Qínuòbǐ'ào
Sky Toad
Dutch Sparadijs-Toads Sparadise (combination of 'Spa' and 'Paradise') Toads
French Toad du Spa Toad of the spa
German Bad-Elysium-Toad Bath Elysium Toad
Italian Toad delle terme Toad of the spa
Spanish Toad del Sparaíso Shangri-Spa Toad