Study (Luigi's Mansion)

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Nintendo GameCube version
Luigi in the Study room in Luigi's Mansion's Nintendo 3DS remake.
Nintendo 3DS version
Area Area One
Normal ghosts Gold Mouse; Speedy Spirit
Portrait ghosts Neville
Boo TaBoo

The Study is a room found in Area One of Luigi's Mansion. Neville resides in the Study, sitting in a rocking chair, and Luigi has to defeat him in order to obtain the Key to the Master Bedroom.

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl the Study is shown to be one of the rooms in the Luigi's Mansion stage


It is a small room filled with books and bookshelves. A fireplace is lit in the back wall. Luigi can use the Poltergust 3000 on the ship-in-a bottle mounted above the fireplace and the desk in the room. Additionally, there are many books found on the bookshelves behind the table. There are six books that can be read by tapping on the bookshelves:

  • Book of Riddles: Mysteries appear wherever people turn... ...but turning away from them solves nothing. Instead of turning away, turn to the side and look at the mystery from a different view. A way will surely open.
  • Neville's Big Baby Care Diary: My third son is still a baby. Oddly enough, he seems to scare people in ways the other two never did... The twins, now... They're afraid of fire, water, cold, and wind! Why, they shake with fright when beset by the elements! Sometimes I think they're more childlike than the baby!
  • Darkness is Their Cheese: Ghost mice are drawn to darkness as real mice are drawn to cheese... In the dark, they shine gold with contentment. I must try to get close to one before the lights come back on. (C. Parmesan)
  • The Book of Pericles: There are spirits known as Elemental Ghosts. They live in the elements of fire, water, and ice that make up much of our world. To handle these Elements, one must first obtain an Element Medal. Perhaps the Elemental Ghosts are only visible to the bearer of such a medal.
  • E. Gadd's Guide to Ghosts: Dear readers... We've all had trouble with ghosts who aren't easily surprised, right? They have all sorts of ways to protect themselves from light. What would you do, bright folks, when in a fix with one of these stubborn ghouls? Well sir, I'd first look for an opening... ... A way to catch them off guard and unsettle them. When a ghost is surprised and shows you its heart, that's your chance to catch the little bugger. I tell you, I've caught dozens of ghosts just like this...
  • Lydia's Child-Care Diary: The twins are very shy for ghosts their age... They've even gone and hid the key to their room far away in the mansion. How very trying... They got mad at me the other day for twirling their little toy helicopter mobile... Ghost children today! Who knows what they're thinking?


The following normal ghosts appear in the following quantities:

Names in other languages[edit]

AnteroomBalcony (2F)FoyerFoyerMaster Bedroom (Luigi's Mansion)NurseryParlorStudyWardrobe RoomBall RoomBathroom (1F)BoneyardButler's RoomConservatoryDining RoomGraveyardHidden RoomKitchenLaundry RoomMirror RoomStorage RoomWashroom (1F)Astral HallBalcony (3F)Bathroom (2F)Billiards RoomBottom of the WellCourtyardFortune-teller's RoomNana's RoomObservatoryProjection RoomRec RoomSafari RoomTea RoomThe Twins' RoomWashroom (2F)ArmoryThe Artist's StudioBreaker RoomCellarCeramics StudioClockwork RoomCold StorageGuest RoomPipe RoomRoofSealed RoomSecret AltarSitting RoomTelephone RoomLuigi's Mansion Map. Yellow rooms are in Area One, blue rooms are in Area Two, green rooms are in Area Three, and red rooms are in Area Four. The Secret Altar is colored gray, as it is its own area.
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Language Name Meaning
Japanese 書斎

French Étude
German Arbeitszimmer
Italian Studio
Spanish El despacho
The study