Luncheon Kingdom

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Luncheon Kingdom
Popular Destination for the Hungry
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Mount Volbono
The bubbling burg that heats the meats.
Population Plentiful
Size Buffet
Locals Volbonans
Currency Tomato-shaped
Industry Food, Minerals
Temperature Average 93°F (34°C)
First appearance Super Mario Odyssey (2017)
Latest appearance Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo Switch) (2018)

The Luncheon Kingdom is the eleventh kingdom visited in Super Mario Odyssey. This location, inspired by Italy (or more specifically by Mount Vesuvius), is a combination of lava/volcano and food themes. It is the greater location of Mount Volbono, the volcano, and is inhabited by Volbonans. It is visited after both the Snow and Seaside Kingdoms have been visited. When Mario and Cappy first visit this kingdom, Bowser and the Broodals have stolen the Stupendous Stew as food for the wedding reception, and Spewart must be fought; after his defeat, Mario and Cappy must make their way to the remaining Stupendous Stew atop the volcano to pursue Cookatiel. However, they are blown off after the volcano erupts. Therefore, they must reach the pot a different way. After defeating Cookatiel, Mario and Cappy attempt to visit Bowser's Kingdom, but their journey is interrupted by Bowser and the Ruined Dragon, sending them crash-landing into the Ruined Kingdom.

Brochure details[edit]

A pot cooking on a volcano? Only here.

Cooking with a Volcano[edit]

Surrounded by strange pink lava, Mount Volbono is colorful and vibrant, a vision straight from a picture book. It is famous for its cuisine, with dishes simmered over the volcano, and chock-full of the local produce that grows to enormous size thanks to the volcanic climate.

The Gates of a Gourmet Paradise

The Historic "Old Town"[edit]

On your way to Mount Volbono, you'll pass through the Old Town, ringed by the ruined wall that once enclosed the town. These sturdy, cut-stone walls even now suggest the prosperity of those times. Atop the walls are little mounds of salt, carried by the wind and piled up naturally. Visitors can walk along the tops of the walls—do so if you get a chance. The sights here are very different from the colorful scenery of Peronza Plaza, but equally breathtaking.

Locals hard at work preparing for the event.

Cooking Carnival[edit]

The highlight of Mount Volbono's year is the Cooking Carnival, where visitors from all over the world come to sample the famous Stupendous Stew. While cooking on a volcano is of course a grand spectacle, the dish itself has a surprisingly delicate flavor, described most frequently in reviews as a "melty deliciousity."

A giant slab of meat surveys its domain.

A Resting Place for Meat[edit]

The giant slab of meat used in the Stupendous Stew is crusted generously in salt and left to rest on a high perch near the volcano. Aging the meat high above the lava, cooled by the wind, is essential to creating the core flavor. If you arrived before the Cooking Carnival, be sure to take the opportunity to visit the platform and see the meat resting soundly before its long journey.

All of the ingredients here are gigantic.

Peronza Plaza[edit]

Be sure to visit the centrally located Peronza Plaza for a friendly welcome. Once among the colorful heaps of giant ingredients and succulent smells, you may find it hard to leave.

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Cheese as Hard as Rock[edit]

The cheese in Mount Volbono is quite hard, likely because it is left near the lava and dries out completely. The locals chisel it with hammers—you're welcome to join!

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Three Keys to the Kingdom[edit]

  1. Sample the famous dish Stupendous Stew. It's what the locals eat.
  2. Gape at exotic ingredients like gigantic vegetables and rock-hard cheeses.
  3. Marvel at the preserved architecture, the best-kept secret in tourism.

Map[edit]

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Checkpoint Flag locations[edit]

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Odyssey[edit]

Main article: Odyssey

The Odyssey lands in the southwestern corner of the kingdom. Hint Toad and Uncle amiibo are nearby.

Peronza Plaza[edit]

Super Mario Odyssey screenshot
Main article: Peronza Plaza

A small town at the base of Mount Volbono. A Crazy Cap, a Slots house, and Talkatoo are found here. The Checkpoint Flag is at the entrance, just north of Spewart's battle arena.

Path to the Meat Plateau[edit]

A screenshot of the Path to the Meat Plateau in Super Mario Odyssey

This area is located in front of the Power Moon from the mission Under the Cheese Rocks and rises from the lava upon collecting it. At the start of the pathway, there is a Checkpoint Flag, and a hole in the ground with a Lava Bubble. Left to the Checkpoint Flag is several platforms with several Magmatos, Lava Bubbles, Fire Bros and two regional coins. To the right of the Checkpoint Flag is a tall structure with three regional coins, a crack that, when Ground Pounded, gives a batch of coins, four Hidden Blocks with one coin each and a Door which leads to a small room with a Power Moon. In front of the Checkpoint Flag is a small island with a Torch which, once it is set on fire with either a Lava Bubble or a Fire Bro, will give the player another Power Moon. In front of all the platforms is a tower that leads to the Meat Plateau. Behind the tower is a door and a set of Cheese Blocks that, when broken with a Hammer Bros frying pans reveals a Golden Turnip. Right of the tower is a Volbonan which can be captured to collect three regional coins. Finally, after beating the main game and opening the kingdom's Moon Rock, another crack can be found on the tall structure, which, when Ground Pounded, will give the player a Power Moon.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 保管所への道
Hokanjo e no Michi
Path to the Storage
Chinese 通往保管站的路
Tōng wǎng bǎoguǎn zhàn de lù
Path to the Storage
Russian Тропа к Мясному уступу
Tropa k Myasnomu ustupu
Path to the Meat Ledge
Spanish (NOE) Camino al trampolín cárnico Path to the Meat Ledge

Meat Plateau[edit]

An Image of the Meat Plateau from Super Mario Odyssey

The Meat Plateau is at the far north of the kingdom. The plateau contains three ? Blocks and a pile of salt with a slab of meat. The third story mission's objective is to capture the meat and use it as bait so Cookatiel will carry Mario to the top of Mount Volbono. After completing the main story and activating the Luncheon Kingdom's Moon Rock, a Moon Pipe appears where the meat originally was.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 高台の保管所
Takadai no Hokanjo
High-Ground Storage
Chinese 高台的保管站
Gāotái de bǎoguǎn zhàn
High-Platform Storage
Russian Мясной уступ
Myasnoy ustup
Meat Ledge
Spanish (NOE) Trampolín cárnico Meat Ledge

Volcano Cave Entrance[edit]

A screenshot of the Volcano Cave Entrance in Super Mario Odyssey

This Checkpoint Flag is west of Peronza Plaza, near the entrance to the Volcano Cave. There is an 8-Bit Pipe which leads to a small platforming section with a Hammer Bro, several pools of lava with Lava Bubbles and several regional coins. After the 2D segment, there is a corn on the cob which can be rolled on to reach the entrance to the cave, and can also be used to get three regional coins. After the game is beaten and the Luncheon Kingdom's Moon Rock is activated, a Moon Pipe appears at the entrance.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 火山洞くつ 入口
Kazan Dōkutsu Iriguchi
Volcano Cave: Entrance
Chinese 火山洞窟 入口
Huǒshān dòngkū rùkǒu
Volcano Cave: Entrance
Russian Вход в пещеру Вулкана
Vkhod v pescheru Vulkana
Entrance to the Volcano Cave
Spanish (NOE) Entrada a la cueva del volcán Volcano Cave Entrance

Start of the Peak Climb[edit]

Start of the Peak Climb

This Checkpoint Flag is found at the base of the mountain on its northern side, shortly after crossing a number of moving platforms with Piranha Plants. Mario is required to take this alternative path to the top of the mountain due to the regular route becoming blocked off after recovering the first Multi Moon. There is a Volbonan here who warns Mario about the rotating platforms just up ahead.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 山頂ルート 出発口
Sanchō Rūto Shuppatsuguchi
Summit Route: Departure Point
Spanish (NOE) Ruta a la cima del volcán Volcano Summit Route

Top of the Peak Climb[edit]

A screenshot of the Top of the Peak Climb in Super Mario Odyssey

This Checkpoint Flag is near the summit of Mount Volbono, near a small river of lava with two Lava Bubbles which must be captured to enter a lava cannon. The lava cannon transports the player to the pot of stew at the peak of the volcano, where the Cookatiel boss fight takes place.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 山頂ルート 到着口
Sanchō Rūto Tōchakuguchi
Summit Route: Arrival Point
Chinese 山顶路线 终点 (Simplified)
山頂路線 終點 (Traditional)
Shāndǐng lùxiàn zhōngdiǎn
Summit Route: Destination
Russian Путь на вершину: конец
Put' na vershinu: konets
Path to the Peak: End
Spanish (NOE) Escalada a la cima Summit Climb

Salt-Pile Isle[edit]

A screenshot of the Salt-Pile Isle in Super Mario Odyssey

This small island is found in the middle of the lava southeast of Peronza Plaza. There is a Lava Bubble circling around it.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 塩山の小島
Enzan no Kojima
Salt Pile Islet
Chinese 盐山小岛 (Simplified)
鹽山小島 (Traditional)
Yán shān xiǎodǎo
Salt Hill Islet
Russian Остров с горкой соли
Ostrov s gorkoy soli
Island with a Pile of Salt
Spanish (NOE) Isla al punto de sal Salt-to-Taste Isle

Remote Island in the Lava[edit]

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This island is located in the northeast corner of the kingdom in a sea of lava. On the island, there a low platform with two ? Blocks and two Brick Blocks, and a panicked Volbonan who arrived on the island to fix all the cracks, but was interrupted by the falling peppers, and wishes that someone would get the job done. On the upper level, there is a hole that dispenses peppers, piles of salt and six cracks in the ground. Once the cracks are all Ground Pounded, the Volbonan gives Mario a Power Moon. On the left of the pepper-dispensing hole is an 8-Bit Pipe that transports Mario to an 8-bit section with several Hammer Bros, Lava Bubbles shooting both upward and downward, a lift that transports Mario over lava, and another Power Moon.

Behind the hole, there is a painting which transports the player to Yoshi's House in the Mushroom Kingdom.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 溶岩の孤島
Yōgan no Kotō
Solitary Island of the Lava
Chinese 熔岩孤岛 (Simplified)
熔岩孤島 (Traditional)
Róngyán gūdǎo
Lava Isolated Island
Russian Отдаленный остров в лаве
Otdalyonnyi ostrov v lave
Remote Island in the Lava
Spanish (NOE) Isla remota en la lava Remote Island in the Lava

Floating Sky Island[edit]

Not to be confused with Island in the Sky.
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The Floating Sky Island is accessed by entering a painting found in either the Lake Kingdom or the Wooded Kingdom, depending on which kingdom the player chooses to go to first; the one that was visited second will contain the painting leading here. The Secret Path to Mount Volbono! Power Moon is found here. Outside of glitches and other unintended exploits, this island is the only area accessible in the Luncheon Kingdom before the player visits the Snow Kingdom and Seaside Kingdom.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 空に浮かぶ小島
Sora ni Ukabu Kojima
Islet Floating in the Sky
Chinese 飘在空中的小岛 (Simplified)
飄在空中的小島 (Traditional)
Piāo zài kōngzhōng de xiǎodǎo
Islet Floating in the Sky
Russian Островок в небе
Ostrovok v nebe
Islet in the Sky
Spanish (NOE) Isla flotante en el cielo Floating Island in the Sky

Bonus areas[edit]

Bonus area Accessed via Location Description
A slots game in Super Mario Odyssey.
Luncheon Kingdom Slots Room
Door Behind the vegetables directly north of Peronza Plaza's entrance A small room with a slots minigame. Five of the same picture must be lined up to win a prize based on said pictures.
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Simmering Room
Locked door guarded by a Volbonan Inside the building next to the Crazy Cap shop A small room where Mario must capture a Lava Bubble and jump into pots of Stupendous Stew to obtain Power Moons. There are also Magmatoes that can be turned into pools of lava for Mario to cross while capturing a Lava Bubble. Mario can only access this area if he is wearing the full chef outfit.
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The Magma Swamp
Red door To the left of the bridge leading to Peronza Plaza A sea of pink lava full of rising and sinking platforms that Mario must cross to obtain Moon Shards for a Power Moon, with Fire Piranha Plants also being present.
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Magma Narrow Path
Red door At the base of the Meat Plateau directly below the Checkpoint Flag An area with a narrow river of pink lava that can only be crossed by capturing a Lava Bubble.
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Fork Flickin' Mountain
Red door Northeast of Salt-Pile Isle A tall, cliff-like area where Mario must capture several Volbonans in a row to flick himself up to the top.
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Cheese Rock Room
Red door On the other side of the cliff southeast of the Path to the Meat Plateau's Checkpoint Flag A cave-like area full of cheese rocks over pink lava where Mario must capture a Hammer Bro to break said rocks apart and find Moon Shards to reveal a Power Moon. The door leading to this area is obscured by a cheese rock that can be broken with a nearby Hammer Bro.
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Spinning Athletics
Blue door On a small island between the Meat Plateau and Remote Island in the Lava A platforming area featuring various spinning platforms - some shaped like discs, others like kebabs - which Mario must cross while avoiding the Spinies there. Mario cannot use Cappy in this area.
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Rotating Gear Area
Moon Pipe On top of the Meat Plateau An area where Mario must use Bitefrosts to climb a series of rotating gear-shaped platforms and reach the Power Moon at the top. Mario can also capture a Fire Bro to light the torches in the area to obtain another Power Moon.
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Volcano Cave
Moon Pipe In front of the entrance to the volcano cave that led to Cookatiel A cave-like area featuring Mysterious Clouds and a moving lift over pools of pink lava.
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The Lava Islands
Moon Pipe On top of the wall opposite the Odyssey An area where Mario must use a lift and capture Lava Bubbles to cross several floating pools of pink lava.

Enemies[edit]

Enemies marked with an asterisk (*) are only found in bonus areas.

Objectives[edit]

  1. The Broodals Are After Some Cookin': The goal is to defeat Spewart in front of the entrance to Peronza Plaza.
  2. Under the Cheese Rocks: The goal is to locate the Lever Switch hidden in the cheese rocks that opens a cage containing a Power Moon.
  3. Big Pot on the Volcano: Dive In!: The goal is to reach the large pot on top of Mount Volbono.
  4. Climb Up the Cascading Magma: After Mario is launched off Mount Volbono's summit from its eruption, he must reach the end of the volcano cave located on the west side of the kingdom.
  5. Cookatiel Showdown!: After exiting the volcano cave, Mario must once again reach the pot on Mount Volbono and defeat Cookatiel.

Paintings[edit]

The painting that leads to the Mushroom Kingdom

There are two paintings in this kingdom. One is located at the back of the Remote Island in the Lava. It takes the player to Yoshi's House at the Mushroom Kingdom, and it can be accessed after collecting the "Under the Cheese Rocks" Power Moon.

The other painting is located at the Floating Sky Island and can only be accessed from a painting at the Wooded Kingdom or the Lake Kingdom, depending on which kingdom the player first visited later.

Power Moons[edit]

The Luncheon Kingdom has cyan Power Moons.
Main article: List of Power Moons in the Luncheon Kingdom

There are a total of 72 Power Moons (66 regular Power Moons and 2 Multi Moons) in this Kingdom. During the player's first visit to this kingdom, they can collect 45 Power Moons and the 2 Multi Moons, including one from the kingdom's Hint Art. The player can also collect a Power Moon if they travel to this kingdom using a painting found in a previous kingdom (either the Lake Kingdom or Wooded Kingdom). One additional Power Moon can also be found when the player encounters the Tostarenan tourist in the kingdom (after he has visited all other locations). After the player defeats Bowser in the Moon Kingdom, 7 more Power Moons become available to collect. The Moon Rock will also be available to destroy, causing 12 additional Power Moons to be accessible.

In order to progress to the next kingdom, the player must collect at least 18 Power Moons.

Regional coins[edit]

Regional Coins
Main article: List of regional coins in the Luncheon Kingdom

There are a total of 100 regional coins, which take the form of polygonal tomatoes, to be found in the Luncheon Kingdom: 9 coins near the starting area, 18 near Peronza Plaza, 12 near Salt Pile Isle, 15 near Path to the Meat Plateau, 6 near Meat Plateau, 17 near Volcano Cave Entrance, 7 near Start of the Peak Climb, 3 near Top of the Peak Climb, 13 near Remote Island in the Lava.

Starting Area / Odyssey - 9 coins

  • 3 coins: Behind the Odyssey, obtained by climbing up question blocks.
  • 3 coins: In front of the Odyssey, obtained by using Lava Bubbles.
  • 3 coins: On top of wall, near the group of Goombas, obtained by dropping down after launching from a cannon.

Peronza Plaza - 18 coins

  • 3 coins: Near the checkpoint flag, above a capturable Volbonan.
  • 3 coins: On top of the stack of fruits.
  • 3 coins: Behind the stack of fruits.
  • 3 coins: Behind the stew pot.
  • 3 coins: Behind the building where the Crazy Cap Shop is located.
  • 3 coins: Obtained by using a Lava Bubble to jump up high.

Salt Pile Isle - 12 coins

  • 3 coins: Near the checkpoint flag, obtained by using a Lava Bubble.
  • 3 coins: Obtained by using a Lava Bubble.
  • 3 coins: Obtained by using a Lava Bubble.
  • 3 coins: Inside a Hat Door.

Path to the Meat Plateau - 15 coins

  • 4 coins: Inside the cheese rocks, obtained by using a Hammer Bro to break the rocks.
  • 3 coins: Near the checkpoint flag.
  • 2 coins: Obtained by using a Hammer Bro, wall jumping, or using a Lava Bubble on two Magmatoes.
  • 3 coins: Near a Hat Door blocked by cheese rocks.
  • 3 coins: Obtained by using a Lava Bubble.

Meat Plateau - 6 coins

  • 3 coins: Near a Hat Door, obtained by Capturing a Volbonan.
  • 3 coins: Inside a Hat Door.

Volcano Cave Entrance - 17 coins

  • 5 coins: Obtained by using a Lava Bubble and dropping down the lower area.
  • 6 coins: The first three are inside the 8-bit section, while the last three are near the exit.
  • 6 coins: Obtained by using a Lava Bubble.

Start of the Peak Climb - 7 coins

  • 3 coins: Near the checkpoint flag.
  • 4 coins: Near the checkpoint flag.

Top of the Peak Climb - 3 coins

  • 3 coins: Above one of the spinning platforms.

Remote Island in the Lava - 13 coins

  • 3 coins: In the 8-bit section.
  • 7 coins: The coins are in plain sight, use a Lava Bubble.
  • 3 coins: Inside a Hat Door.

Crazy Cap items[edit]

Image Name Description Price Note
The Chef Hat icon. Chef Hat Anyone wearing one of these makes many friends on Mount Volbono. Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 5 Required for "A Strong Simmer" & "An Extreme Simmer"
The Chef Suit icon. Chef Suit Red scarves are a staple of fashion on Mount Volbono. Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 10 Required for "A Strong Simmer" & "An Extreme Simmer"
The Painter's Cap icon. Painter's Cap Is it even really painting if you're not wearing one of these? Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 20 N/A
The Painter Outfit icon. Painter Outfit Just the outfit you'd expect to see on a painter. Prestained for your convenience. Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 25 N/A
The Souvenir Forks souvenir icon. Souvenir Forks Inspired by the people of Mount Volbono, this cute pair of tall and short forks looks a bit like parent and child. Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 5 N/A
The Vegetable Plate souvenir icon. Vegetable Plate This toy food lets you pretend you're cooking with real ingredients from Mount Volbono. They can also be stacked like blocks! Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 25 N/A
The Luncheon Kingdom Sticker souvenir icon. Luncheon Kingdom Sticker A sticker inspired by the Peronza Plaza. Regional coin from the Luncheon Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey 10 N/A
A Power Moon in Super Mario Odyssey Luncheon Kingdom Power Moon A Power Moon that was saved from the Mount Volbono volcano. SMO coin.png 100 N/A

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker[edit]

Main article: Cookatiel's Sizzling Sprint

A new level inspired by the Luncheon Kingdom appears in the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch versions of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Cookatiel appears an enemy in the level, spitting durians at the player. Double Cherries also appear in the level.

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The player could have used precision platforming from the Floating Sky Island to reach the Luncheon Kingdom early on in the game. This was eventually fixed, and Mario is now brought back up to the island in a bubble if this is attempted.

Names in other languages[edit]

Luncheon Kingdom[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 料理の国
Ryōri no Kuni
Cooking Country
Chinese 料理国 (Simplified)
料理國 (Traditional)
Liàolǐ guó
Cooking Kingdom
Dutch Kookrijk[1] Cooking Realm
French Pays de la Cuisine[2] Cooking Country
German Schlemmerland[3] Gourmet Country
Italian Regno dei Fornelli[4] Stoves Kingdom
Korean 요리 왕국
Yori Wangguk
Cooking Kingdom
Russian Кулинарное царство[5]
Kulinarnoye tsarstvo
Culinary Kingdom
Spanish Reino de los Fogones[6] Stoves Kingdom

Mount Volbono[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ボルボーノ
Borubōno
Pun on "volcano" and possibly "buono" (Italian for "good")
Chinese 波尔波诺 (Simplified)
波爾波諾 (Traditional)
Bō'ěrbōnuò
Volbono
Dutch Vorkaanland[1] From vork (fork), vulkaan (volcano) and land
French Piton du Frouno[2] From the French volcano Piton de la Fournaise and fourneau
German Schmausspitze[3] Feast Peak
Italian Monte Vulcanbon[4] From Italian vulcano (volcano) and French bon (good)
Korean 볼보노
Bolbono
Volbono
Russian Гора Волбоно[7]
Gora Volbono
Mountain Volbono
Spanish Monte Delisubio[6] From Monte Vesubio (Mount Vesuvius) and delicioso (delicious)

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