Shifting-Floor Cave

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This article is about Shifting-Floor Cave, a level in New Super Mario Bros. U. For other uses, see Rock-Candy Mines-7.
Shifting-Floor Cave
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World-Level World 6-7
World Rock-Candy Mines
Game New Super Mario Bros. U
Time limit 400 seconds
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Shifting-Floor Cave, or Rock-Candy Mines-7, is the seventh course of Rock-Candy Mines in New Super Mario Bros. U. It is unlocked via completion of Screwtop Tower and its own completion unlocks a red Toad House, Roy's Conveyor Castle, and a path to the first point after Grinding-Stone Tower.


The course's main gimmick is mechanical platforms, referred to as "shifting floors", that push through the gears in the middle.

Star Coins[edit]

  • Star Coin 1: In plain sight, the first Star Coin is between a pair of shifting floors.
  • Star Coin 2: On the highest point of the level, the player must use a shifting floor to reach the second Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: The third Star Coin is underneath the Warp Pipe that leads to the flagpole. It can only be reached using a Koopa Shell.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese きかいじかけ クロスリフトのどうくつ
Kikaijikake Kurosurifuto no Dōkutsu
Cross-Lift Cross-Machine Cave
Spanish La cueva de las cruces móviles The mobile crosses' cave
French Grotte aux pistons Cave pistons
Dutch Grot op volle toeren Cave on full rotation
German Schiebewandhöhle Shifting Wall Cave
Italian Grotta delle piastre meccaniche Mechanical plate cave
Portuguese (NOE) Caverna Cruzada Crossed Cave
Russian Пещера лифтов-крестовин
Peshchera liftov-krestovin
Lift-crossing cave
Korean 기계장치 크로스리프트의 동굴
Gigyejangchi Keuroseuripeuteuui Donggul
Mechanism Cross-Lift Cave

Level map[edit]

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