Slow Flower

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“This is a Slow Flower! It temporarily slows time to a crawl. While it's active, you could earn triple points and coins!”
In-game text, Super Paper Mario

A Slow Flower is found in Super Paper Mario. If the player uses it, everything slows briefly. In addition to jumping and running slowly, Mario's flip meter drains and refills slower.

During the slowed time, points and coins that are earned earn are tripled, and if an item increasing the player's points (such as a Gold Medal) is used, the amount of points earned is tripled again. Sounds are also affected, with the death sound effect from the original Paper Mario used when defeating an enemy, and the Super Mario Bros. theme being heard in the background music when the Slow Flower is used at the beginning of Chapter 3-3, the Dotwood Tree. One of Count Bleck's moves has the same effect as the Slow Flower.

The Speed Flower's effects are the opposite of the Slow Flower: it speeds up the game. If the player obtains a Speed Flower during the slowed time, time will return to normal.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スローフラワー
Surō Furawā
Slow Flower
Italian Fiore Lentezza Slow(ing) Flower