Shoot into the Wild Blue

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Shoot into the Wild Blue
SM64 WF Cannon inside.png
Location Whomp's Fortress
Mission # 3
Game Super Mario 64 / Super Mario 64 DS
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Shoot into the Wild Blue is the third mission of Whomp's Fortress in Super Mario 64 and its remake, Super Mario 64 DS. The mission's goal is to collect the Power Star located on a floating platform.


The Power Star is found across a water basin, near a Bob-omb Buddy and the cannon that the Buddy activates. The Star can be reached through numerous methods, such as using the cannon to launch the player or performing a somersault followed by a wall jump on the nearby brick wall. The platform has a couple of poles that can be easily latched onto by using the cannon. Once the player is on the platform, they can easily collect the Star, located below the platform with a circle of coins.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese たいほうで ひとっとび
Taihō de Hitottobi
First Flight with the Cannon
Spanish (NOE) Lanzado hacia el cielo Launched to the Sky
French (NOE) Canon vers les cieux (SM64)
Envol vers le ciel (SM64 DS)
Cannon to the Skies
Flight to the Sky
German Flieg ins Blaue! (SM64)
Ein Schuss ins Blaue (SM64 DS)
Fly into the Blue!
A Shot into the Blue
Italian Lancio nel blu dipinto di blu Shoot in the Blue that is painted Blue (the name itself is a reference to the song Nel blu dipinto di blu by Domenico Modugno)
Korean 대포로날아올라!
Daepo ro naraolla!
Fly with the Cannon!
Chinese 射向蓝天[1]
Shèxiàng Lántiān
Shoot to the Blue Sky



  1. ^ From iQue's localization of Super Mario 64 DS.