Special Delivery

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The pipe for the Special Delivery minigame in Yoshi's Story
The flowerpot that starts Special Delivery
“Ground pound to load up the melon boxes, then carry them to the finish.”
Message Block, Yoshi's Story

Special Delivery is a special minigame in Yoshi's Story. The minigame begins when a Baby Yoshi ground-pounds an orange flowerpot[1] with an illustration of a melon on it, which causes it to shoot up seven boxes, each containing a melon, before disappearing in a puff of white smoke. The Baby Yoshi must stand under the boxes to collect them in a stack and make their way towards the GOAL flag located some distance away. As they approach the finish, the player must balance the stack and be careful not to let it tip over too far or run into enemies or other obstacles, as doing so results in the boxes falling and the failure of the minigame. When the Baby Yoshi successfully reaches the GOAL flag, all of the melon boxes they were carrying turn into melons and drop onto the ground.

Yoshi holding a stack of melon boxes
The Green Yoshi holding seven melon boxes

In the Mecha Castle, Lift Castle, and Ghost Castle, the melon boxes come down one at a time, meaning that the Baby Yoshi must balance the stack as they collect the boxes.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
French Livraison rapide Fast Delivery


  1. ^ Leung, Jason, Terry Munson, and Scott Pelland. Yoshi's Story Player's Guide. Page 30.