Shell Stack

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Shell Stack
The mini-game, Shell Stack from Mario Party Advance
Appears in Mario Party Advance
Type Single-player minigame
Music track Slowly Yet Surely
Music sample

Shell Stack is a single-player minigame found in Mario Party Advance.

Gameplay[edit]

The player simply has to jump on the stack of shells as moving pipes shoot more on top. As the player jumps on more shells consecutively, they fly across the screen quicker. The color of the pipe and shell determines the shell's speed. Green Shells are the slowest, followed by yellow and then orange, with red being the fastest. If the player misses or gets hit by a shell, the game ends.

In Shroom City, the player must stack ten shells in 60 seconds to win. In this version, being hit by a shell only temporarily stuns the player.

Controls[edit]

  • A Button – Jump

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Leap up and jump on the shells that come firing out of the pipes."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese のりのりコウラ
Nori nori kōra
French Carapéchelle Portmanteau of "Carapace" (Shell) and "Échelle" (Ladder)
German Panzerpulk
Italian Sui gusci On the shells
Spanish Piloncha Portmanteau of pila (stack) and concha (shell)

Trivia[edit]

Early Shell Stack