Star Key

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This article is about the item from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. For the item from Mario Pinball Land, see Star Key (Mario Pinball Land).
Star Key
Sprite of a Star Key in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
"A strange, star-shaped stone."
First appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)

The Star Key is an item obtained by defeating Gloomtail in the Palace of Shadow in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. This makes the eight pedestals appear in the top floor of the building where Mario must solve eight riddles, each with a blue Palace Key. Getting all eight Palace Keys will unlock the secret path to the Shadow Queen's throne room.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 星のカギ[1]
Hoshi no Kagi
Star Key
Spanish Llave Estrella Star Key


  1. ^ "Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door From Japanese to English". (June 1, 2014). The Mushroom Kingdom. Retrieved February 2, 2015.