Star Panel

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Star Panel
Sample sprites for the Star Panel in the star menu, shown here a star-shaped and an inverted triangle versions
"An item created in the Energy Hold. It takes on various shapes."
First appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (2009)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (2018)
The Star Panel

The Star Panel is an item from Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story and its remake. This item is obtained by Mario and Luigi in the Energy Hold inside Bowser's body. Once all 6 of the pieces are put together, they can access a door, in which Durmite escaped into. In each of the areas of the Energy Hold, one piece of the Star Panel can be activated by hitting a special Block. Consequently, hitting the block again will deactivate the corresponding piece. There are three different types of Star Panels that can be used: inverted triangle, star-shaped, and oddly shaped. The Star Panel can only be received by using the Boo-ray machine in the Tower of Yikk when it's turned on. The Star Panel is ideally one of the most important key items in Bowser's Inside Story.

There is a glitch, where occasionally, upon completing one of the sections in the energy hold, the Star Panel will not appear, resulting in a softlock.[citation needed]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スターパネル
Sutā Paneru
Star Panel
German Sternentafel Star Panel
Spanish (NOA) Panel Estelar Star Panel
Spanish (NOE) Panelestrella Mix between panel and estrella (star).