Sphere Mongers

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Sphere Mongers
Sphere Mongers from Super Mario Party
Appears in Super Mario Party
Type 4-Player minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Initial record 30
Music track Over in a Flash

Sphere Mongers is a 4-Player minigame appearing in Super Mario Party. The name is a pun on "fearmongers," a pejorative for people or organizations that try to stir the public through scares, usually through exaggerated or false information.

Gameplay[edit]

Each player rides a UFO with a magnet underneath it. Various metallic spheres spawn and fall into the arena. The silver ones are worth one point, while the gold spheres are worth three. While the spheres are falling, players can catch some without having to lower the magnet. For spheres on the ground, however, players must lower the magnet to grab some spheres. Players then can drop the spheres into a zone for points. Players move slower with more spheres, and spheres can be knocked from the magnetic pull if players collide with each other. The player(s) with the most points win(s).

In Challenge Road, this is the 16th minigame in End of the Road and the 79th minigame overall. In Normal, the player needs to score at least 30 points to win. In Master, the player must get first place without collecting a single gold sphere.

Controls[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Lower magnet

In-game description[edit]

  • "Drag the spheres back to your area!"
  • "Gold spheres are worth three points!"
  • Tips: "Your UFO will move slower if you're carrying a lot of spheres."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マグネットUFO
Magunetto yūfō
Magnet UFO
Chinese (Simplified) 磁铁UFO
Cítiě UFO
Magnet UFO
Chinese (Traditional) 磁鐵UFO
Cítiě UFO
Magnet UFO
Dutch Magnetische ufo's Magnetic UFOs
French Ovnis aimantés Magnet UFOs
German Kugelklauber Sphere Picker
Italian UFO calamita Magnet UFO
Korean 마그넷 UFO
Mageunet UFO(yuepeuo)
Magnet UFO
Spanish Platillos magnéticos Magnetic Saucers