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First appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003)
Latest appearance Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (2017)
Effect Stores all of Mario and Luigi's items and equipment.
“I have prepared a suitcase for you to take with you on your long journey! I'm quite sure it will prove useful, as it holds many items and outfits. Please take it!”
Toadsworth, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
The suitcase in the background of the title screen

The suitcase is a special storing object in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. Before Mario goes on the Koopa Cruiser, Toadsworth rides on the suitcase and gives it to him. Throughout the game, Mario and Luigi keep their acquired items, badges and clothes, the map, and passports inside the suitcase. The suitcase also appears at the title screen, displaying whichever option is hovered over. The only places where the suitcase is visible on screen, aside from when it was introduced, are when Luigi checks if he has the Crabbie Grass from Guffawha Ruins after he is knocked out of his hypnosis in Little Fungitown, and when Fawful steals the Beanstar from Luigi in Joke's End. A suitcase with Peach's extra dress inside can also be seen, which is pink-colored in the original game.

Stuffwell replaces this suitcase in the sequel of Superstar Saga, Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. In Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story and onward, the suitcase concept is replaced by a simple menu, from which the player could access all the features of the suitcase.

In Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions, the added scenario, Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser, is accessed via the suitcase, unlocked once the player reaches Beanbean Fields for the first time.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
French Valise Suitcase


  • If the Mario Bros. are separated (by means of Dunk Hammer or Mini-Mario), if the player goes to the gear menu in the original game and selects the brother who is not present with the other, the remaining brother will hold up a picture of him while declaring their name.[1]