Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

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Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars boxart
For alternate box art, see the game's gallery.
Developer Square
Publisher Nintendo
Platform(s) Super Famicom
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Virtual Console (Wii, Wii U)
Super NES Classic Edition
Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom
Release date SNES:
Japan March 9, 1996
USA May 13, 1996[1]
Virtual Console (Wii):
Japan June 24, 2008
Europe August 22, 2008[2]
Australia August 22, 2008[2]
USA September 1, 2008[3]
Virtual Console (Wii U):
Japan August 5, 2015
Europe December 24, 2015[4]
Australia December 25, 2015
USA June 30, 2016
Super NES Classic Edition:
USA September 29, 2017
Europe September 29, 2017
Australia September 30, 2017
Japan October 5, 2017
Genre RPG
Rating(s)
ESRB:ESRB's K-A rating symbol - Kids to Adults
PEGI:PEGI 3.svg - Three years and older
CERO:CERO rating A - All ages
ACB:ACB G.svg - General
USK:USK 0.svg - All ages
Mode(s) Single-player
Media
SNES:
SNES icon for use in templates. Game Pak
Wii:
Digital download icon for use in templates. Digital download
Wii U:
Digital download icon for use in templates. Digital download
SNES Classic Edition:
Built-in
Input
Super NES:
Wii:
Wii U:
SNES Classic Edition:

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (or simply Super Mario RPG[5]) is a role playing video game designed by Square (currently Square Enix) and released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1996. It is the first Mario role-playing game, with an action-command battle system. In this game, Mario, with the help of Mallow, Geno, Bowser, and Princess Toadstool, needs to stop the Smithy Gang, while collecting seven Star Pieces so that peace may return and wishes may be granted once more.

Super Mario RPG's success was limited due to the release of the Nintendo 64 and Super Mario 64 four months later that year. It was one of the last games in Square's original deal with Nintendo, and the final Mario game on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was re-released on the Wii's Virtual Console in Japan on June 24, 2008,[6] in Europe and Australia on August 22, and in North America on September 1, 2008. The game was also re-released for the Wii U's Virtual Console in Japan in August 2015, in Europe and Australia in December 2015, and in North America in June 2016. In Europe, the game is treated as an import game, meaning that only the 60Hz mode is supported, and there has been no further localization. The game costs 800 Wii Points in North America and Japan, and 900 points in other regions. Super Mario RPG is also one of the 21 titles included on the Super NES Classic Edition.

Story[edit]

Prologue[edit]

Princess Toadstool in the intro

The game begins with a short cutscene. Princess Toadstool sits peacefully on a hill outside Mario's Pad. Suddenly, she is kidnapped by King Bowser using the Koopa Clown Car. Mario exits his house then and sees Princess Toadstool in peril. He chases Toadstool and Bowser and ends up at Bowser's Keep. After going through the castle, Mario finally catches up with Bowser and proceeds to battle him on the chandeliers. Upon defeating Bowser and rescuing the princess, the castle begins to shake. A giant sword named Exor falls from the sky and crashes into Bowser's Keep, destroying the Star Road on the way. The crash sends Mario, Toadstool, and Bowser flying in separate directions.

Mario views the damage done to Bowser's Keep by Exor.

Mario ends up landing back at his house where Toad has been searching for Toadstool. When Toad discovers that the princess is not there, he asks Mario to go back to Bowser's Keep to bring her back. Mario has no idea where she or Bowser are, but goes to check the castle. However, when he arrives he is unable to enter the castle and Exor, the giant sword, tells Mario that the keep is now the property of the Smithy Gang, taken over to help with its quest to take over the world. Exor destroys the bridge and Mario narrowly escapes.

Mushroom Kingdom[edit]

Mario returns to his home. Toad gets kidnapped by two Hammer Bros. outside Mario's Pad. Mario defeats them and rescues Toad. Mario and Toad then travel to Mushroom Kingdom to inform the Chancellor of the Princess's kidnapping. After talking with the chancellor, he meets Mallow, apparently a frog from Tadpole Pond. Mario assists him by chasing after Croco, a thief, to recover a frog coin that was stolen from Mallow. When they return, Mushroom Kingdom is dark and overrun by monsters.

Mario and Mallow enter the Mushroom Castle and meet with Mack, a member of the Smithy Gang, in the throne room. Mario battles him and wins. After Mack is defeated, a star remains. Mario takes it, not quite knowing what it is.

Pond to Pipes[edit]

Mario and Mallow now head to Mallow's home, Tadpole Pond. On their way, they travel through the Kero Sewers and encounter Belome, a giant, dog-like enemy. After Belome is defeated, the sewers are filled with water, and Mario is flushed down the Midas River. At Tadpole Pond, Mallow's grandfather Frogfucius reveals that he found Mallow floating in a basket as a baby, and is not really his grandfather. He tells Mallow to travel with Mario and find his true home.

Bowser's remaining minions in Rose Way

Mario and Mallow then travel to Rose Town via Rose Way. During their travels, they nearly run into Bowser and spy on him from the foliage. He has a group of minions with him and tries to get his castle back from the Smithy Gang, marching ahead of them. As Mario and Mallow arrive in Rose Town, it is under attack. Paralyzing arrows are shot from the nearby forest. The two seek shelter in the local inn. There, Mario plays with the innkeeper's son, Gaz, and his Mario, Bowser, and Toadstool dolls. As the game continues, Gaz brings out his favorite doll, Geno. However, Mario is knocked out by a stray punch from the toy. While everyone is in bed, a star possesses the Geno doll and walks into the origin of the arrows, the Forest Maze.

The next day, Mario and Mallow follow Geno's path through the Forest Maze, eventually meeting Bowyer, a bow-like creature who fires the paralyzing Aeros. Geno tries to get back the Star Piece that Bowyer holds. It is revealed that the Star Pieces are parts of the Star Road that has been destroyed by Exor. Without the Star Road, wishes cannot be granted. Unable to persuade Bowyer, another member of the Smithy Gang, Geno enters combat, and Mario and Mallow join him. Together, they defeat Bowyer and recover the second Star Piece. However, an Aero survives the battle. He hears about the Star Pieces' importance and heads off to inform Smithy.

Mole Mountains[edit]

Bowser's remaining minions in Moleville

While Mario is free to go to Yo'ster Isle via the Pipe Vault, the next stop for Mario and his friends in their search for the Star Pieces is Moleville. Again, Mario spots Bowser and his troops in the distance. The number of Bowser's minions has decreased since his time on Rose Way, but Bowser still leads his remaining minions to get his castle back.

The inhabitants of Moleville are upset because Dyna & Mite have been lost. Mario goes into the Coal Mines to find them. On his way through the vast caves, Mario jumps onto a trampoline which pretends to be an exit. However, it is fake, and Mario is smashed against the ceiling. While unconscious, Croco appears again and steals Mario's coins. Mario chases Croco and the Crooks through the mines and eventually faces off against him. Halfway through the battle, Croco steals all of Mario's items. After his defeat, Mario and his friends regain the coins and the items.

Going deeper into the mines, Mario meets Punchinello, who wants to defeat Mario in order to become famous. After a long battle, Punchinello drops a giant Bob-omb, which explodes but only covers Mario and his friends with soot. They get the third Star Piece, which Punchinello has found in the mines. Mario also finds Dyna & Mite, and they exit the mines through the mine kart track.

Mario at the base of Booster Tower

When Mario, Toadstool, and Bowser get launched from the keep, Princess Toadstool falls from the sky and lands at Booster Tower, the home to the maniacal Booster, who wants to marry her. However, she does not want to and cries out for Mario to help her.

Mario and his party arrive at Booster Tower. As they arrive, they see Bowser lamenting the loss of his keep and the "good old days". Once Bowser notices the others, he tries to act tough. At the top of the tower, Toadstool notices Mario and calls out to him. Afterwards, Bowser leaves. Mario tries to enter, but the door to the tower is locked. However, Bowser shows up again. On his own, he decides to help out Mario and destroys the tower's front door. He then joins Mario and his friends by making them honorary members of the Koopa Troop.

After heading to the highest level of the large tower, Mario enters Booster's room, right before the balcony where Toadstool is held captive. However, Booster enters and Mario hides behind curtains. Booster looks for his Mario doll, which he suspects to be somewhere behind the curtains. He and his Snifits search around. If they manage to find Mario while doing so, Mario has to then fight Booster. In both cases, Booster finds his Mario doll and heads out to his balcony. Mario and his friends follow him onto the balcony. However, Booster and Toadstool have disappeared, and two helpers of Booster, Knife Guy and Grate Guy, battle Mario.

After Knife Guy and Grate Guy are defeated, Mario continues to follow Booster, who runs up Booster Hill with Toadstool and tries to marry her in the wedding town of Marrymore. Mario disrupts the wedding and wants to take the princess back to Mushroom Kingdom. However, the creators of the wedding cake, Chef Torte and his apprentice, are angry because of this and fight Mario. During the battle, their cake comes to life. After the fight, Booster eats the cake, and Mario and Toadstool go back to Mushroom Kingdom. The Chancellor is glad about the princess's return. However, with the help of her chambermaid, who disguises herself as the princess, Toadstool is able to escape from the castle and join Mario's party.

Seaside[edit]

Mario near the supposed residents of Seaside Town

During a short visit at Tadpole Pond, Frogfucius tells Mario he has heard of a Star Piece falling onto Star Hill. Mario heads there instantly and finds the fourth Star Piece, away from any member of the Smithy Gang.

Mario's next stop is Seaside Town. There, he gets told by the village "elder" that he saw a star fall into the sea. He asks Mario to get it for him. Mario, knowing that it is a Star Piece, heads off to the sea. He goes through the grottoes by the sea and finally reaches the shore. Underwater, he enters a Sunken Ship on the seabed.

In the Sunken Ship, Mario soon reaches a door that is sealed and can only be opened with the right passwords. There are six rooms where Mario can find hints about the password. With the right word, he can open the door. He proceeds and encounters King Calamari, a giant Bloober who caused the ship to sink in the first place.

After a battle with King Calamari, Mario reaches the lower levels of the ship, and eventually meets Jonathan Jones, the shark owner of the ship. Jones claims the Star Piece for himself as it fell into "his" sea. However, Mario is able to win the Star Piece in a battle with Jones and leaves the ship.

Upon returning to Seaside Town, Mario is stopped by the "elder" and various other Toads. The "elder" reveals himself to be Yaridovich, a spear-like member of the Smithy Gang. Yaridovich had disguised himself as Seaside Town's entire population in order to persuade Mario searching for the Star Piece for him. As Yaridovich threatens to torture the town's real population, Mario hands over the Star Piece. Yaridovich flees and Mario runs after him. Yaridovich was to be taken by the battleship Blade. However, Blade is late, and Yaridovich, being on a dead-end cliff near Seaside Town, sees himself forced to swim, though he admits he might rust when doing so. However, Jonathan Jones jumps out of the water preventing Yaridovich from fleeing. Cornered, Yaridovich changes into his real form and battles Mario and his allies. After a long fight, Mario is able to defeat Yaridovich and regain the fifth Star Piece.

Land's End[edit]

Looking for the sixth Star Piece, Mario and his friends travel to Land's End. After climbing the mountain and clearing the desert area, they are unable to proceed because the cliff is too high. So they search for a way to the underground and end up in Belome Temple. There, they encounter Belome for a second time. The hungry monster tries to eat them, but again gets defeated. After the fight, Mario goes further underground and reaches Monstro Town.

In Monstro Town, Monstermama calls Sergeant Flutter to help Mario climb the huge cliff in Land's End. She says that the sixth Star Piece has to be somewhere in the clouds, as there is no place on land left to look for it. With the help of Flutter and his Sky Troopas, Mario and his friends discover the Bean Valley. In a Warp Pipe in Bean Valley, a Beezo grows a giant Piranha Plant, the Megasmilax. Mario and company have to defeat it in order to gain access to the giant tendril which leads up to the clouds and to Nimbus Land.

Nimbus Land[edit]

Valentina introducing Dodo as the lost prince

As Mario reaches Nimbus Land's plaza, Valentina gives a speech to the local Nimbus. She says that King Nimbus is ill at the moment and cannot do his business. Also, she introduces the giant bird Dodo as being the lost Prince Mallow. Though Dodo looks nothing like a Nimbus and cannot speak, Valentina claims the "prince" wants to marry her, thus making her the queen of Nimbus Land. She then leaves for Nimbus Castle, which is closed to the public.

Though Mallow does not realize at first that he is the actual prince, he is told so by Garro, a sculptor for the royal family. Garro agrees to help Mario and Mallow against Valentina. He coats Mario in gold, disguising him as one of Garro's statues. He takes it to Nimbus Castle with other statues for Valentina. Inside, Mario barely escapes Dodo's wrath as he pecks on random statues instead of polishing them on Valentina's behalf. He takes off the statue disguise and fights his way through the heavily guarded castle.

On their route through Nimbus Castle, Mario and his friends encounter a giant egg called Shelly, which turns out to be Birdo who works for Valentina. After defeating her, Mario gets to the back door of the castle and falls down a few layers of clouds. He quickly heads back to the plaza of Nimbus Land, where he meets Valentina and Dodo. After being defeated by Mario, Valentina falls through the clouds and ends up at Booster Tower, just as Toadstool did before.

Mallow is then reunited with his parents, King and Queen Nimbus. They say they heard a Star Piece has fallen into the nearby Barrel Volcano. Mario and his friends drop off the clouds from the royal hot spring and fall right into the vent of the volcano. The heroes fight their way through the hot volcano and take a stop at Hinopio's shop and inn. Shortly afterwards, they face a great dragon known as the Czar Dragon, the guardian of the sixth Star Piece. They manage to defeat the fiery dragon, but it resurrects and becomes the undead Zombone. However, it is defeated. As Mario tries to collect the Star Piece, it is snatched away before his hands by the Axem Rangers.

Mario and his party confronting the Axem Rangers

The Axem Rangers, five members of the Smithy Gang, run away with the Star Piece through Barrel Volcano, shortly followed by Mario and his friends. On top of the volcano, they head onto Blade, the huge battleship that failed to take away Yaridovich earlier. On Blade, Mario and company defeat all the Axem Rangers and also destroy the ship's Breaker Beam. Blade is destroyed, and Mario finally gets the sixth Star Piece.

Smithy Factory[edit]

After meeting King and Queen Nimbus again, Mario and his friends take Nimbus Land's Royal Bus to get access to Bowser's Keep, which is unreachable through any other means because Exor destroyed the bridge to the nearby Vista Hill.

All members of the Koopa Troop in Bowser's Keep have either defected to or been brainwashed by the Smithy Gang. However, many are scared off by their former boss Bowser. Mario meets Croco again, who does not fight him this time, but rather offers him help by selling his items.

Mario then reaches a room with doors to six corridors, of which he has to clear four. Two corridors are action courses, two are fighting areas, and two are puzzle courses led by Dr. Topper. In the fighting areas, Mario can encounter enemies such as the Chester. All enemies in the fighting areas are created by a brainwashed Magikoopa and the statues.

After the required amount of courses is cleared, Mario proceeds and fights the brainwashed Magikoopa. After its defeat, the Magikoopa comes to its senses again and helps out Mario's party, creating the magic treasure box as well as healing them. Croco also appears for a second time offering his items.

Mario reaches the final room of the keep again, and gets onto the chandeliers he fought Bowser on at the beginning of the game. This time, the enemy is the Smithy Gang swordsman Boomer. After Mario and his friends defeat Boomer, he falls down. The chandelier with Mario on it is transported upwards by a Chandeli-ho to the highest tower of the keep. There, Mario's party finally enters combat with Exor. The giant sword foe is shielded by its eyes in battle. However, after the eyes are "knocked out", Mario and company can defeat Exor. With his last ounce of strength, Exor inhales Mario and his party with its mouth, the Neosquid, which acts as a portal to Smithy's dimension.

Mario, Mallow, Geno, Bowser and Toadstool are brought to Smithy's Factory, his base of operation for the invasion of Mushroom Kingdom. In the gloomy universe, they have to fight many previous enemies a second time. Notably, Machine Mades, which are gray copies of Mack, Bowyer, Yaridovich, and the Axem Rangers, are produced en masse in the Factory. Additionally, they encounter Count Down, a giant clock which is controlled by the bell-like Ding-A-Lings.

They also fight the duo of Cloaker and Domino. When either one of them is defeated, the other runs away to make use of his giant snake. Domino's snake is Mad Adder, while Cloaker's is Earth Link. However, even with the help of the snake, he is defeated by Mario. Mario and company then enter the production lines of the Factory. There, they have to fight the Factory's Clerk, Manager, and Director before meeting the Factory Chief. The Factory Chief uses the Gunyolk in battle, but still gets defeated by Mario.

Mario and gang meet Smithy.

The five heroes finally meet Smithy in the basement of the Factory. Smithy constantly creates more weapons with his hammer and the Smelter. He also holds the seventh and last Star Piece. Refusing to give it away, he starts to fight Mario and his allies. At first, he use the Smelter to create Shypers to aide him in battle. However, he is soon defeated. Angry, he slams the floor with his hammer several times. Because the floor has only been constructed the day before, it breaks and Smithy, along with Mario and company, falls down to a dark area below the Factory.

Furious, Smithy changes into his real form for the final battle. With his hammer, he has the power to transform his head into five different forms, all with special abilities. However, after a long battle, he is defeated and destroyed by Mario and his friends.

Conclusion[edit]

The ending screen with Mario, Princess Toadstool, Yoshi, Toad, and the Chancellor.

With all seven Star Pieces restored, Geno thanks the others and says goodbye, before leaving the form of a doll and returning to a small star. The Star Road is restored, and Mario, Mallow, Bowser, Toadstool, and the Geno doll are returned to Mario's world. Exor dissolves into thin air.

Each of the seven Star Pieces show the events that follow after the defeat of Smithy:

  • Mallow is crowned the prince of Nimbus Land.
  • Bowser repairs his keep with the help of his minions.
  • Jonathan Jones looks out at the sunset from the cliff where the Yaridovich battle took place.
  • Croco is seen racing the Mushroom Derby against Yoshi. Though he loses this race, he is consoled by Boshi and the two walk off together (seemingly establishing a friendship).
  • Frogfucius and his Student both attend a concert held by Toadofsky.
  • Valentina and Booster get married with Dodo exchanging vows. However, Booster runs off and Valentina follows, leaving Dodo confused.
  • Mario and Princess Toadstool return to Mushroom Kingdom, thanking the player for all of the hard work.

As the credits roll, there is a parade featuring most of the game's cast in it. In his only appearance in the game, Luigi is the parade grand marshal.

Gameplay[edit]

Mario traverses an overworld filled with NPCs and enemies. If he encounters an enemy, the player is taken to a turn-based battle with the enemy.

Worlds are broken up into levels which must be traveled to using the map screen. Usually, Mario must complete an objective before he can progress to the next section of a world. During the adventure, the player occasionally gets to play a minigame.

Controls[edit]

Controller Field Battle Menu
SNES Controller
  • +Control Pad - Move
  • A Button - Interact
  • B Button - Jump
  • Y Button - Run
  • X Button - Open the menu
  • +Control Pad - Move selection
  • A Button - Choose and perform normal attack
  • B Button - Choose "Defense" or "Run away"
  • Y Button - Choose and perform most special attacks
  • X Button - Choose and use an item
  • +Control Pad - Move cursor
  • A Button - Confirm
  • B Button - Cancel
  • Y Button - Confirm
  • X Button - Close menu
  • File select screen only
    • L Button - Switch audio to stereo
    • R Button - Switch audio to mono
    • Select Button - Toggle audio output
Wii Classic Controller
  • +Control Pad - Move
  • Classic Controller a Button - Interact
  • Classic Controller b Button - Jump
  • Classic Controller y Button - Run
  • Classic Controller x Button - Open the menu
  • +Control Pad - Move selection
  • Classic Controller a Button - Choose and perform normal attack
  • Classic Controller b Button - Choose "Defense" or "Run away"
  • Classic Controller y Button - Choose and perform most special attacks
  • Classic Controller x Button - Choose and use an item
  • +Control Pad - Move cursor
  • Classic Controller a Button - Confirm
  • Classic Controller b Button - Cancel
  • Classic Controller y Button - Confirm
  • Classic Controller x Button - Close menu
  • File select screen only
    • Classic Controller L Button - Switch audio to stereo
    • Classic Controller R Button - Switch audio to mono
    • Minus Button - Toggle audio output
GameCube Controller
  • +Control Pad - Move
  • A Button - Interact
  • B Button - Jump
  • Y Button - Run
  • X Button - Open the menu
  • +Control Pad - Move selection
  • A Button - Choose and perform normal attack
  • B Button - Choose "Defense" or "Run away"
  • Y Button - Choose and perform most special attacks
  • X Button - Choose and use an item
  • +Control Pad - Move cursor
  • A Button - Confirm
  • B Button - Cancel
  • Y Button - Confirm
  • X Button - Close menu
  • File select screen only
    • L Button - Switch audio to stereo
    • R Button - Switch audio to mono
    • Z Button - Toggle audio output
Wii U GamePad / Pro Controller (Default)
  • +Control Pad - Move
  • A Button - Interact
  • B Button - Jump
  • Y Button - Run
  • X Button - Open the menu
  • +Control Pad - Move selection
  • A Button - Choose and perform normal attack
  • B Button - Choose "Defense" or "Run away"
  • Y Button - Choose and perform most special attacks
  • X Button - Choose and use an item
  • +Control Pad - Move cursor
  • A Button - Confirm
  • B Button - Cancel
  • Y Button - Confirm
  • X Button - Close menu
  • File select screen only
    • L Button - Switch audio to stereo
    • R Button - Switch audio to mono
    • Minus Button - Toggle audio output

Objects[edit]

Object Purpose
Save Block sprite from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Save Block
Allows the player to save their progress.
A treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Treasure box
Contains different types of items that can be collected.
The Invisibility Hat icon.
Surprise Box
Invisible treasure boxes that contain rarer goods.
A barrel from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Barrel
Obstacles Mario must jump over or roll by jumping on it.
A Block from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Block
Platforms that float in the air and move in certain ways.
A Donut Block from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Donut Block
Blocks that fall down if Mario stands on it too long.
Chest of Gold.png
Magic treasure box
A treasure box that releases an unlimited amount of coins.
A pot cannon from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Pot cannon
Cannons that launch Mario in one of three directions.
A Spinning Flower from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Spinning Flower
Flowers that launches Mario high and far when he jumps off of it.
A smile trampoline from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Smile trampoline
Trampolines that sends Mario upwards.
A warp trampoline from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Warp trampoline
Trampolines that take Mario to the world map.

Battle system[edit]

Mario fights with two of his four partners at a time; they can be switched outside of battle. The characters have many stats that grow as they level up:

The stats
  • HP, or hit points, show the amount of damage a character can take. When it reaches 0, the character is knocked out and unable to fight unless revived. Having the entire party knocked out ends the game and the player automatically restarts from their last save.
  • Speed affects how often and in what order the character fights. Characters with a high speed attack before any other allies or enemies, and could attack multiple times before another character attacks once depending on their speed.
  • Attack is the physical strength of the character. Combined with the character's weapon, it adds up to a final value that affects how much damage they deal to an opponent with physical attacks.
  • Defense, combined with the character's armor, reduces the amount of damage a character receives from an enemy's normal physical attack.
  • Magic Attack affects the strength of a character's special skill.
  • Magic Defense is similar to defense, but only protects against enemies' special skills, not regular attacks.

Every time a character levels up, they can choose one of three groups of stats to gain a bonus point in: attack and defense, HP, or magic attack and magic defense. Special skills can be performed by using flower points, or FP. These flower points are not raised by leveling up, but by special items such as the Flower Tab. Occasionally, an item is used without being consumed as normal, called a "freebie" by the game.

Battles begin by moving into an enemy on a main game map. In battle, characters have four options:

  • Attack, which allows the character to perform a basic attack using the weapon they have equipped.
  • Item, which allows them to use one of the items they have on themselves, an ally, an enemy, or a group of allies or enemies depending on the item.
  • Special, which allows the character to use one of the special moves they have acquired by leveling up.
  • Etc., which gives the character the option of defending, ensuring they receive less damage if they are hit by enemy, or running away, which may or may not be possible depending on the enemy being fought and random chance.
Geno receiving a Bonus Flower

Many of these options can be improved by the use of action commands, most commonly the "Timed Hit" which helps them in many ways when the player presses any button at the correct time. Depending on the timing, these commands can increase physical damage by 1.5x if done okay, or 2x if done well. They can also block half damage from physical damage if done okay, and all of it if done well. Magical attacks can be timed as well for more damage. However, enemy magic attacks and some physical attacks cannot be blocked in this manner.

After defeating an enemy, the character who defeated it may receive a Bonus Flower that gives them a special bonus. The maximum level each character can reach is 30.

Status effects[edit]

Both Mario's party members and enemies can inflict status effects, depending on the attack. For some status effects, they wear off after enough time passes. At the end of the battle, all status effects are cured. Certain accessories nullify negative status effects.

Name Effect
Mario Under the effects of a Red Essence Mallow's Red Essence icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Red Essence icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Red Essence icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Red Essence icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Red Essence
Makes the user invulnerable to attacks for three turns.
Mario's Down icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow's Down icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Down icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Down icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Down icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Down
Takes the party member out of the battle until they are revived. If all three party members are down at the same time, it results in a Game Over.
Mario's Fear icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow's Fear icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Fear icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Fear icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Fear icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Fear
Cuts the recipient's attack and defense in half.
Mario's Mushroom (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow's Mushroom (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Mushroom (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Mushroom (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Mushroom (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Mushroom
Turns the recipient into a mushroom, making them unable to perform any action and heal a small amount of HP each turn.
Mute icon Mallow's Mute (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Mute (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Mute (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Mute (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Mute
Disables the recipient's special attacks.
Mario's Poison (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow's Poison (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Poison (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Poison (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Poison (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Poison
Makes the recipient take a few points of damage every turn.
Mario's Scarecrow (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow's Scarecrow (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Scarecrow (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Scarecrow (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Scarecrow (status effect) icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Scarecrow
Prevents the recipient from using items or performing normal attacks.
Mario's Sleep icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow's Sleep icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno's Sleep icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser's Sleep icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Princess Toadstool's Sleep icon in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Sleep
Prevents the recipient from performing any action. The character wakes up after being hit by a physical attack.

Party members[edit]

Mario[edit]

Mario.

Hero of the Mushroom Kingdom and the main protagonist of the story. Mario attempted to rescue Princess Toadstool from Bowser again, but was sent flying by Exor crashing into the keep. Now he must go on an entirely new adventure as he fights off Smithy's army of mechanical minions and recover the Seven Stars. He is mainly played as in the overworld, where he cannot be switched out for any other of his teammates.

In battle, Mario uses powerful attacks, hitting his enemies with various Hammers, Koopa Shells or simply his hands. His magic attacks involve jumping and fire magic. If Mario ever falls in battle, his allies can still fight on and win the battle for him.

Mallow[edit]

Mallow.

Mallow is the first partner that Mario meets, joining Mario during his first visit to Mushroom Kingdom. He is, at first, believed to be a simple tadpole from Tadpole Pond even though he looks nothing like one. He was raised by Frogfucius who found him floating in a basket as a baby. Later, when Mallow and Mario visit Frogfucius, it is revealed that Mallow is not a frog and that his real parents are out there, somewhere. Later in the game, Mario and his party visit Nimbus Land, whose citizens are all of the same species as Mallow. There, Mallow discovers that he is a prince and his parents are King and Queen Nimbus.

Mallow has a variety of attacks useful for attacking all of the enemies at one time. He has powerful control over the weather: outside of battle, when he cries, a heavy rainstorm starts. In battle, he can summon things from lightning to snow to a healing rain. In addition, he has a harmless but useful attack, Psychopath, that shows how much HP an enemy has remaining and a quote from the enemy's mind when the player manages to do a Timed Hit.

Geno[edit]

Geno.

Geno is the second to join Mario's crew. He is an agent from Star Road, sent to retrieve the Seven Stars and repair Star Road while also battling Smithy's gang. While his real form appears to be a small star, he takes possession of Gaz's doll, as well as its name, as a physical form. He then meets with Mario and Mallow in the Forest Maze while fighting with Bowyer, and he chooses to help Mario in his quest since they have the same objective.

Geno is incredibly powerful and has a variety of offensive attacks, one of which (Geno Whirl) can deal 9999 HP of damage on regular enemies, Yaridovich clones, and Exor.

Bowser[edit]

Bowser.

The ruthless leader of the Koopa Troop and Mario's arch-nemesis, Bowser starts out as an enemy, but eventually joins as the fourth party member. He kidnaps Princess Toadstool and fights Mario as the first boss of the game. But then after getting thrown out his own keep by the Smithy Gang, Bowser became determined to take it back with his remaining minions, though they all eventually desert him. After meeting Mario and his new friends at Booster's Tower, he decides to use them to get his keep back under the pretense of making them honorary members of his army. This marks the first time in the series where Bowser joins Mario's side.

Bowser does not have as great a variety of special attacks as the other members of the team, but he boasts incredible physical strength.

Princess Toadstool[edit]

Princess Toadstool.

The fair ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Toadstool is the last to join Mario's team. She was kidnapped by Bowser at the beginning of the game, and, right when Mario rescued her, was sent flying off. After falling from the sky, she was discovered by Booster and held in his tower. Booster attempted to marry her, but she was eventually rescued by the heroes and returned to Mushroom Kingdom, apparently to stay. However, with the help of her grandmother, who disguised herself as the princess, Toadstool was able to sneak away to accompany Mario on his quest.

Her special skills are mostly defensive (with two crowd control spells in her mix) and healing, not offensive. Her healing skills can be incredibly useful, she can resurrect a fallen partner, and she can make a battle against tough foes and large crowds easier by putting them to sleep or by muting spell casters.

Locations[edit]

GateBowser's KeepVista HillMario's PadMushroom WayMushroom KingdomBandit's WayKero SewersMidas RiverTadpole PondRose WayRose TownForest MazePipe VaultYo'ster IsleMolevilleBooster PassBooster TowerBooster HillMarrymoreStar HillSeaside TownSeaSunken ShipLand's EndMonstro TownBean ValleyNimbus LandBarrel Volcano
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Mario and his party visit many places spanning over seven main areas during the course of the adventure. They travel in a clockwise fashion across the world. To progress through hostile environments, Mario has to reach the level's exit found at the opposite end or defeat a boss. To unlock levels past friendly locations such as towns, Mario needs to progress the story by interacting with other characters. Level descriptions in gray indicate that they cannot be accessed from the world map.

World Level Description Connects to
The Mushroom Kingdom in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Mushroom Kingdom
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Mario's Pad
Mario's home, and where his adventure begins. It includes tools and a pipe for a smokestack. The bed here can be rested in for free. He can first learn about Timed Hits here. Vista Hill
Mushroom Way
Mushroom Way
Mushroom Way
A short road leading from Mario's Pad to Mushroom Kingdom. He fights two Hammer Bros. and obtains the hammer afterwards. Mario's Pad
Mushroom Kingdom
Mario standing outside of Mushroom Castle
Mushroom Kingdom
The seat of the region, where the Mushroom People live. It contains a shop, an inn, and Mushroom Castle. Mario first meets Mallow while Mallow fails to catch Croco. After Mario returns from Bandit's Way with the Wallet, Mack and his Shysters invade the town. Mushroom Way
Bandit's Way
Kero Sewers
The Chancellor along with several mushroom retainers and Mario.
Mushroom Castle
A major location within Mushroom Kingdom and the home of Princess Toadstool. When Mario enters the castle, he informs the Chancellor the events that occurred at Bowser's Keep. After returning from Bandit's Way, Mario and Mallow defeat Mack and the Shysters within the castle. Defeating them allows Mario to collect the first Star Piece. Later, Mario escorts the princess to the castle after saving her from Booster.
Mario jumping off a ledge in Bandit's Way.
Bandit's Way
A longer road branching off of Mushroom Kingdom. It leads to a dead end where Mario and Mallow chase and fight Croco for the first time. Mario can also first use the star here. Mushroom Kingdom
The World Map versions of Pond to Pipes and Yo'ster Isle
Pond to Pipes
Mario jumping into the water in Kero Sewers.
Kero Sewers
A large sewer system located above the Midas Waterfall. In order to progress, Mario has to navigate the rooms connected by pipes and drain the water. Its end is guarded by Belome. Mushroom Kingdom
Midas River
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Midas River
A large river fed by the Midas Waterfall. A barrel minigame can be played here. Kero Sewers
Tadpole Pond
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Tadpole Pond
The home of Frogfucius and the tadpoles. Two of the tadpoles run shops that require special items. Midas River
Rose Way
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Melody Bay
An off-branch of Tadpole Pond where Toadofsky resides and composes his music. After learning various melodies from different locations, Mario can help give Toadofsky inspiration by using the tadpoles to play the notes. With each melody, Toadofsky rewards Mario.
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Rose Way
A short, swampy road from Tadpole Pond to Rose Town. When Mario and Mallow first travel in Rose Way, they come across Bowser and the remains of his Koopa Troop. Tadpole Pond
Rose Town
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Rose Town
A town attacked by Aeros that paralyzes the residents. When Mario enters the inn, he meets Gaz and his mother. During the night, a star takes control of Gaz's Geno doll and walks into the woods. Rose Way
Forest Maze
Pipe Vault
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Forest Maze
A large, winding forest near Rose Town inhabited by enemies. Mario must follow Geno to reach Bowyer. During the battle, Geno joins Mario's party. Once Bowyer is defeated, Mario is awarded with the second Star Piece. Rose Town
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Pipe Vault
An optional tunnel system which leads to Yo'ster Isle. It contains many Piranha Plant-filled pipes and patches of lava. Mario can play Goomba thumping while he is in the Pipe Vault. Rose Town
Yo'ster Isle
Moleville
Yo'ster Isle
Yo'ster Isle
The home of the Yoshis. The Mushroom Derby is held here, but is canceled by Boshi. Once Mario and Yoshi beats Boshi, all of the Yoshis are allowed to race. In addition, a Baby Yoshi hatches during the adventure. Feeding the Baby Yoshi with Yoshi Cookies rewards Mario with items. Pipe Vault
Mole Mountains in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Mole Mountains
Moleville
Moleville
A small mountain town inhabited by moles. They also encounter Bowser again who leads less troops than last time. Pipe Vault
Booster Pass
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Coal Mines
A collection of mines in Moleville's mountain, now infested by monsters. When Mario and his party first arrive in Moleville, they hear that Dyna & Mite are trapped in the Coal Mines and go to rescue them. After bumping his head, Mario gets robbed by Croco. Defeating him returns the coins and allows Mario to venture deeper into the mine using a bomb dropped by Croco. They encounter and fight Punchinello while they venture in the mine, earning them the next Star Piece.
Mario jumping from ledge to ledge in Booster Pass.
Booster Pass
The road between Moleville and Booster Tower used by Apprentices, containing a lot of Spikester and Artichokers. Moleville
Booster Tower
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Booster Tower
The home of Booster and his Snifits, which has been in his family for generations. At the base, Mario meets Bowser without any of his troops. After Bowser opens the door to the tower, he joins Mario's party. At the top of the tower is Princess Toadstool who Booster tries to make his bride. When Mario walks out to the balcony, he instead fights Knife Guy and Grate Guy. Booster Pass
Booster Hill
Mario running up Booster Hill.
Booster Hill
A hill between Booster Tower and Marrymore that contains beetles and barrels. The first time Mario climbs up the hill, he chases Booster to Marrymore. Subsequent visits has Mario take part in Beetle Race. Booster Tower
Marrymore
Marrymore
Marrymore
A town famous for its large chapel where couples travel to be wed. When Mario arrives, Booster has taken over the chapel, interrupting the wedding of Raz and Raini. Mario enters the chapel by taking an alternative entrance. Before Mario and Princess Toadstool leave, Chef Torte and his Apprentice arrive and battle them. During the fight, the cake comes to life and attacks. Booster Hill
Star Hill
Seaside from the world map
Seaside
Mario in Star Hill with the way forward open
Star Hill
The place where granted wishes fall to Mario's world. Due to Smithy destroying the Star Road, some ungranted Wish Stars fell as well. The fourth Star Piece is found here. Marrymore
Seaside Town
Seaside Town
Seaside Town
A small town by the sea that has been taken over by Yaridovich when Mario first arrives. Yaridovich, disguised as the elder urges Mario to get the Star Piece that fell into ocean. When Mario returns with the Star Piece, Yaridovich takes it and tries to run, but gets stopped by Jonathan and is forced to battle Mario and his party. Star Hill
Sea
Land's End
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Sea
A blue-gray tunnel from Seaside Town to the Sunken Ship, containing a shop and filled with a bit of water. Seaside Town
Sunken Ship
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Sunken Ship
A ship that sank near the sea's tunnel, infested with the crew's ghosts. To navigate the ship, Mario must solve several puzzles and beat King Calamari. Jonathan Jones and his pirate crew guard the fifth Star Piece. Sea
Land's End, Nimbus Land, and Barrel Volcano on the World Map
Land's End
A cave of Land's End from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Land's End
An uncharted mountain and desert region. Traversed with pot cannons and whirlpools of sand, it also houses a passage to the Kero Sewers. To progress to Bean Valley, Mario must get help from Sergeant Flutter and several Sky Troopas. Seaside Town
Monstro Town
Bean Valley
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Belome Temple
A temple found under the sands near the end of Land's end. Depending on the fortune received from Shamans, Mario may receive treasures, fight enemies, or fight Belome and progress past the temple.
Mario in  Monstro Town.
Monstro Town
The home of reformed monsters, Monstermama, and Jinx's dojo. Culex is also locked inside one of the houses. Land's End
The surface area of Bean Valley
Bean Valley
A valley traversed by a network of pipes. A hidden path to Grate Guy's Casino can also be found underground. To progress, Mario must battle Megasmilax to reach a beanstalk Grate Guy's Casino
Land's End
The cloudy area of Bean Valley.
The Vinery
A collection of multicolored beanstalks found above which acts as the entrance to Nimbus Land.
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Grate Guy's Casino
A casino that requires a Bright Card to enter. It features blackjack, slot machines, and "Look the other way". It is operated by Grate Guy, the younger brother of Knife Guy. Bean Valley
Land's End, Nimbus Land, and Barrel Volcano on the World Map
Nimbus Land
Nimbus Land
Nimbus Land
A kingdom in the clouds where the Nimbus people live. Nearby is the hot spring which only royalty can use. Later, the Royal Bus driver drives Mario to Bowser's Keep. Bean Valley
Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Mario in Nimbus Castle
Nimbus Castle
Nimbus Land's palace and the home of Mallow's real family. Before Mario arrives, it was taken over by Valentina and Dodo. With the help of Garro, Mario infiltrates the castle and chases Valentina and Dodo out of the castle. After beating them, the castle returns to normal.
The interior of Barrel Volcano
Barrel Volcano
A lava-filled volcano that powers the hot springs of Nimbus Land. Inside, Hinopio runs two shops and an inn. The Czar Dragon rules over the sixth Star Piece, but it is stolen by the Axem Rangers after the Czar Dragon is defeated. Mario chases the Axem Rangers up the volcano and battles them to take back the Star Piece. Nimbus Land
Bowser's Keep and Exor on the World Map
Smithy Factory
Vista Hill from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.
Vista Hill
The area that once connected Mushroom Kingdom to Bowser's Keep via bridge until Exor destroys it. Returning here after the bridge is destroyed makes Mario stare at Bowser's Keep from a distant cliff and walk away. Bowser's Keep
Mario's Pad
The interior of Bowser's Keep
Bowser's Keep
The castle owned by Bowser where Princess Toadstool is taken to. After Mario beats Bowser, Exor falls from above and embeds himself into the keep, putting it under control of the Smithy Gang. When Mario returns after collecting six of the seven Star Pieces, he ventures deeper into the keep and comes across the Trial Course and a brainwashed Magikoopa that he must battle. Nimbus Land
Vista Hill
Gate
The Trial Course within Bowser's Keep
The Trial Course
A collection of six rooms deep within Bowser's Keep. There are two action courses, two battle courses, and two puzzle courses. Mario only needs to complete four of them to progress.
Factory
Gate
A dark void full of broken machines leading to the factory proper. Bowser's Keep
Mario using his Lazy Shell attack on Smithy
Factory
The home of Smithy, and where Machine Made replicas of Smithy Gang members are constantly produced. The seventh and final Star Piece is found here.

Side activities[edit]

Midas River[edit]

Mario falling down Midas Waterfall

After Mario and Mallow beat Belome, they are swept away by a giant wave and fall into Midas Waterfall. During this portion, Mario can collect coins, Frog Coins, and enter caverns. By pressing A Button, Mario can swim upwards slightly. After reaching the bottom, Mario is taken to the barrel jumping event on the Midas River. Here, he can collect coins while jumping onto barrels floating on the river and avoid fish. Failing to jump onto the next barrel when Mario's current barrel collides with it makes Mario's barrel moves to a side. At the end is a Toad which exchanges the coins Mario collects for Frog Coins. Additional attempts cost 30 coins.

Melody Bay[edit]

Located next to Tadpole Pond is Melody Bay. By playing various melodies taught to the player using the bay's tadpoles, Toadofsky gives Mario cards he can use at the Juice Bar.

Goomba thumping[edit]

Main article: Goomba thumping

In the Pipe Vault, Mario can play Goomba thumping for ten coins. In the minigame, Mario must jump on as many Goombas and Gold Goombas as he can in 30 secoinds while avoiding Spikeys. The enemies emerge from pipes and move faster as Mario gains more points.

Mushroom Derby[edit]

Mario and Yoshi racing against Boshi
Main article: Mushroom Derby

On Yo'ster Isle, Mario can take part in the Mushroom Derby. When Mario initial reaches the island, Boshi has taken over the event and only allows one-on-one races with him. To challenge him, Mario must get Yoshi Cookies from a Yoshi. During the race, the player has to alternate pressing A Button and B Button to the music's tempo. Additionally, the player can press Y Button to feed Yoshi a cookie, giving him a speed boost. Winning this race allows all of the Yoshi to join the Mushroom Derby. After this point, Mario has the option to bet cookies on Yoshi. He can improve the odds of Yoshi winning by winning races while riding him.

Moleville Mountain[edit]

Main article: Moleville Mountain

After collecting the Star Piece in the Coal Mines, Mario must ride a mine cart to exit the mountain. During the ride, the player can jump by pressing B Button to avoid pits and collect mushrooms and coins and brake by pressing A Button or Y Button if the mine cart is going too fast or is about to go down sharp turns to avoid derailing and losing time. The player can use the mushrooms by pressing X Button to accelerate and honk the cart's horn by pressing L Button or R Button, though this has no actual effect. Later, the moles open a path directly to the mine cart and charge ten coins to ride it. Alternatively, Mario can wager 30 coins and beat the record to get 50 coins.

Beetle Race[edit]

Main article: Beetle Race

By purchasing a Beetle Box and returning to Booster Hill, Mario can play Beetle Race. As he runs up the hill, he must catch beetles of differing rarities while bouncing off barrels and Booster's Snifit to reach them. He can bring the beetles he collected to Beetles Are Us and exchange them for coins and Frog Coins.

Beetle Mania[edit]

After Mario and his party retrieve the Star Piece at Marrymore, the player can return to Mushroom Kingdom, find the inn, and talk to a young Toad in the corner. After talking to him several times, he sells Mario a minigame, Beetle Mania, for 500 coins. In the minigame, the player must shoot red Koopa shells and avoid the red stars they make when they are destroyed. These red stars also destroyed other shells, allowing the player to make chain reactions and gain more points.

Battle with Culex[edit]

In Monstro Town, there is a sealed door. Mario only can open it with a Shiny Stone, which he can get from a girl mole in Moleville if the player gives her fireworks, which they can get from a male mole in Moleville for 500 coins. When they open the door, the player then meets and fights Culex. Upon his defeat, he rewards Mario with the Quartz Charm.

Sergeant Flutter race[edit]

After Sergeant Flutter and the Sky Troopas arrive at the wall to Bean Valley, Mario is timed on how fast he can scale the wall by using the Sky Troopas as platforms. By doing so fast enough, Sergeant Flutter gives him an item.

Grate Guy's Casino[edit]

Grate Guy's Casino is a location which offers several minigames to win coins. To reach it, Mario has to get the Bright Card from Knife Guy in Booster's Tower and then find the secret entrance to the casino in Bean Valley. The three games available at the casino are a slot machine, blackjack, and "Look the other way".

Surprise Box locations[edit]

Mario with an opened Surprise Box in the Rose Town Item Shop.
Main article: List of Surprise Boxes in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Throughout the game, Mario can discover hidden treasure boxes known as Surprise Boxes throughout Mario's world. There are 39 Surprise Boxes in the game. The player is directly told about these Surprise Boxes by an elderly Toad in the basement of Mushroom Kingdom's shop. A friendly Chester in Monstro Town tells Mario how many Surprise Boxes he still has to find.

Services[edit]

Mario sleeping at an inn

Inns[edit]

Inns allow Mario and his party members to heal their HP and FP for a small fee. They are indicated by the spinning star sign by the door. The inns at Marrymore and Nimbus land provide additional services for additional coins while Mario's Pad and the lone bed in Monstro Town can be used for free by turning off the Fungi Light.

Shops[edit]

Main article: List of shops in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Throughout the game, there are shops Mario can purchase items and equipment from. They are indicated by the spinning mushroom signs near the door. They are usually found in towns and within areas where the player cannot easily return to the world map. Tool shops[7] sell weapons, items, and equipment. The weapons and equipment each shop has is unique. Special shops[8] have unique items to sell or function differently from the typical shop.

Frogfucius[edit]

By talking to Frogfucius at Tadpole Pond, Mario can get hints on how to progress or general advice.

Enemies[edit]

Main article: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars bestiary

Normal enemies[edit]

Image Name HP EXP Coins Dropped Location
Battle idle animation of a Terrapin from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Terrapin 10 0 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Goomba from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Goomba 16 1 0 Mushroom Way
Bandit's Way
Pipe Vault
Battle idle animation of a Sky Troopa from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Sky Troopa 10 1 1 Mushroom Way
Bandit's Way
Booster Pass
Battle idle animation of a Spikey from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Spikey 20 1 2 Mushroom Way
Bandit's Way
Pipe Vault
Battle idle animation of a K-9 from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars K-9 30 2 0 Bandit's Way
Battle idle animation of a Frogog from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Frogog 80 3 4 Bandit's Way
Pipe Vault
Battle idle animation of a Shyster from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shyster 30 3 2 Mushroom Kingdom
Battle idle animation of a Rat Funk from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Rat Funk 32 2 6 Kero Sewers
Forest Maze
Battle idle animation of a Goby from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Goby 40 3 2 Kero Sewers
Battle idle animation of The Big Boo from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars The Big Boo 43 2 0 Kero Sewers
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Hobgoblin from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Hobgoblin 50 4 3 Kero Sewers
Sprite of Shadow, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Shadow 85 3 2 Kero Sewers
Sprite of Pandorite, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Pandorite 300 20 30 Kero Sewers
Battle idle animation of a Starslap from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Starslap 62 2 2 Rose Way
Battle idle animation of a Snapdragon from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Snapdragon 90 4 3 Rose Way
Battle idle animation of an Arachne from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Arachne 82 6 6 Rose Way
Battle idle animation of a Shy Guy from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shy Guy 78 2 1 Rose Way
Battle idle animation of a Crook from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Crook 38 10 10 Rose Way
Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of an Amanita from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Amanita 52 3 0 Forest Maze
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Buzzer from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Buzzer 43 4 1 Forest Maze
Battle idle animation of an Octolot from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Octolot 99 6 4 Forest Maze
Battle idle animation of a Wiggler from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Wiggler 120 6 10 Forest Maze
Battle idle animation of a Guerrilla from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Guerrilla 135 8 8 Forest Maze
Battle idle animation of a Sparky or Pyrosphere from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Sparky 120 4 1 Pipe Vault
Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of a Piranha Plant from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Piranha Plant 168 5 5 Pipe Vault
Battle idle animation of a Shy Ranger from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shy Ranger 300 20 1 Pipe Vault
Battle idle animation of a Magmite from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Magmite 26 5 1 Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of a Cluster from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Cluster 60 8 8 Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of a Bob-omb from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bob-omb 90 4 0 Coal Mines
Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of an Enigma from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Enigma 150 10 5 Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of a Spikester from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Spikester 50 6 2 Booster Pass
Battle idle animation of a Lakitu from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Lakitu 124 10 3 Booster Pass
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Carroboscis from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Carroboscis 90 10 4 Booster Pass
Artichoker's sprite from SMRPG. Artichoker 200 12 10 Booster Pass
Battle idle animation of a Spookum or Apprentice from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Apprentice 120 1 4 Booster Pass
Battle idle animation of a Spookum or Apprentice from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Spookum 98 8 4 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of a Rob-omb from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Rob-omb 42 6 1 Booster Tower
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Remo Con from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Remo Con 88 8 7 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of a Jester from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Jester 151 10 10 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of a Fireball from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Fireball 10 8 0 Booster Tower
Big Blaster.png Blaster 120 12 0 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of an Orb User from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Orb User 8 5 2 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of a Chomp from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Chomp 100 10 0 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of a Snifit from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Snifit 200 2 15 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of a Gecko from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Gecko 92 10 0 Star Hill
Battle idle animation of a Pulsar from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Pulsar 69 15 12 Star Hill
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Mukumuku from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mukumuku 108 8 1 Star Hill
Battle idle animation of a Mastadoom from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mastadoom 180 20 0 Star Hill
Battle idle animation of a Sackit from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Sackit 152 20 30 Star Hill
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Zeostar from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Zeostar 90 10 3 Sea
Sunken Ship
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Mr. Kipper from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mr. Kipper 133 8 2 Sea
Sunken Ship
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Bloober from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bloober 130 12 0 Sea
Sunken Ship
Bowser's Keep
Sprite of Leuko, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Leuko 220 20 3 Sea
Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of an underwater Crusty from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Crusty 80 25 7 Sea
Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Greaper from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Greaper 148 13 0 Sunken Ship
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Dry Bones from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Dry Bones 0
(functionally infinite)
12 5 Sunken Ship
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of an Alley Rat from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Alley Rat 105 9 3 Sunken Ship
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Reacher from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Reacher 184 30 8 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Straw Head from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Straw Head 131 17 12 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Gorgon from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Gorgon 140 20 0 Sunken Ship
Sprite of Hidon, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Hidon 600 50 100 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Goombette from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Goombette 100 0 0 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Bandana Red from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bandana Red 120 18 10 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Chow from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Chow 80 15 3 Land's End
Belome Temple
Bean Valley
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of an Octovader from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Octovader 250 30 8 Land's End
Belome Temple
Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of a Shogun from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shogun 150 24 10 Land's End
Belome Temple
Battle idle animation of a Geckit from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geckit 100 18 0 Land's End
Belome Temple
Bean Valley
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Spinthra from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Spinthra 230 30 4 Land's End
Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of a Stinger from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Stinger 65 13 1 Land's End
Bean Valley
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Fink Flower from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Fink Flower 200 20 2 Land's End
Bean Valley
Kriffid.png Kriffid 320 35 6 Land's End
Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of a Chewy from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Chewy 90 14 0 Land's End
Belome Temple
Bean Valley
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Ribbite from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Ribbite 250 22 8 Land's End
Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of a Shy Away from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shy Away 140 1 30 Land's End
Belome Temple
Bean Valley
Nimbus Land
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Terrapin from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Jagger 600 0 0 Monstro Town
Battle idle animation of a Chomp Chomp from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Chomp Chomp 150 12 5 Bean Valley
Sprite of Box Boy, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Box Boy 900 100 150 Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of a Fautso from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Fautso 420 0 0 Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of a Birdy from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Birdy 150 16 3 Bean Valley
Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of a Heavy Troopa from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Heavy Troopa 250 32 4 Bean Valley
Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of a Sling Shy from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Sling Shy 120 3 20 Nimbus Land
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Pinwheel from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Pinwheel 99 23 0 Nimbus Land
Sprite of Muckle, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Muckle 320 6 3 Nimbus Land
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of an Orbison from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Orbison 30 18 0 Nimbus Land
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Shaman from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shaman 150 17 4 Nimbus Land
Bowser's Keep
Sprite of Jawful, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Jawful 278 27 0 Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of a Bluebird from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bluebird 200 14 6 Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of a Magmus from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Magmus 50 18 3 Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of an Oerlikon from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Oerlikon 85 22 0 Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of an Armored Ant from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Armored Ant 230 30 5 Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Sparky or Pyrosphere from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Pyrosphere 167 17 2 Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Chained Kong from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Chained Kong 355 35 8 Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Vomer from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Vomer 0
(functionally infinite)
19 0 Barrel Volcano
Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Corkpedite from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Corkpedite 200 50 10 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of a Corkpedite's body from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Body 300 30 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of a Stumpet from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Stumpet 500 70 15 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of a Terra Cotta from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Terra Cotta 180 25 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Gu Goomba from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Gu Goomba 132 15 1 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Star Cruster from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Star Cruster 72 36 30 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Malakoopa from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Malakoopa 95 23 3 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Tub-O-Troopa from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Tub-O-Troopa 500 40 11 Bowser's Keep
Sprite of Forkies, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Forkies 350 32 7 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Glum Reaper from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Glum Reaper 180 35 3 Bowser's Keep
Factory
Sprite of Chester, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Chester 1200 150 200 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Bahamutt from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bahamutt 500 0 0 Bowser's Keep
Big Blaster.png Big Bertha 350 35 7 Bowser's Keep
Doppel.PNG Doppel 333 40 12 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Hippopo from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Hippopo 400 80 50 Factory
Battle idle animation of an Ameboid from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Ameboid 220 10 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Machine Made Axem Pink from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Axem Pink) 100 30 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Machine Made Axem Red from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Axem Red) 180 50 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Machine Made Axem Green from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Axem Green) 80 10 0 Factory
Axem Black Machine Made (Axem Black) 120 20 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Machine Made Axem Yellow from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Axem Yellow) 200 25 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Jabit from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Jabit 150 18 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Mad Mallet from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mad Mallet 200 20 1 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Pounder from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Pounder 180 24 2 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Poundette from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Poundette 150 28 3 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Springer from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Springer 122 29 2 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Puppox from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Puppox 300 30 10 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Machine Made Mack from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Mack) 300 120 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Shyper/Machine Made from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Shyster) 100 0 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Li'l Boo from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Li'l Boo 66 28 0 Factory
Machine Bowyer.png Machine Made (Bowyer) 1000 150 40 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Ninja from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Ninja 235 32 6 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Machine Made Yaridovich from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Yaridovich) 800 180 50 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Machine Made Drill Bit from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Machine Made (Drill Bit) 180 0 0 Factory

Bosses[edit]

Mario encounters many adversaries during the course of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars; the main antagonists are the Smithy Gang.

Unlike the Paper Mario series, there are no definable "chapters", and therefore there are no definable "chapter bosses"; any significant enemy with higher HP is considered a boss. Most bosses have a distinct battle theme (with Smithy Gang leaders getting a special one) and a "fading away" or otherwise-distinct defeat animation. Additionally, the party's HP and FP are usually fully restored after defeating a boss.

Required bosses[edit]

Image Name HP EXP Coins Dropped Location
Boss battle idle animation of Bowser from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser 0
(functionally infinite)
0 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Hammer Bro from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Hammer Bro 50 3 10 Mushroom Way
Battle idle animation of Croco from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Croco (1) 320 16 10 Bandit's Way
Battle idle animation of Mack from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mack 480 24 20 Mushroom Kingdom
Battle idle animation of Belome from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Belome (1) 500 30 40 Kero Sewers
Sprite of Bowyer, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Bowyer 720 60 50 Forest Maze
Battle idle animation of Croco from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Croco (2) 750 30 50 Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of Punchinello from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Punchinello 1200 0 0 Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of Knife Guy from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Knife Guy 700 40 15 Booster Tower
Battle idle animation of Grate Guy from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Grate Guy 900 50 10 Booster Tower
Bundt the cake thing.png Bundt 900
(functionally infinite)
25 0 Marrymore
Sprite of Raspberry, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Raspberry 600 50 0 Marrymore
Battle idle animation of King Calamari from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars King Calamari 800 100 100 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of Jonathan Jones from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Johnny 820 90 50 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of Yaridovich from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Yaridovich 1500 120 150 Seaside Town
Battle idle animation of Belome from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Belome (2) 1200 80 20 Belome Temple
Sprite of the Megasmilax from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Megasmilax 1000 120 0 Bean Valley
Sprite of Shelly, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Shelly 500 0 0 Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of Birdo from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Birdo 777 60 30 Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of Dodo from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Dodo (2) 1000 40 0 Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of Valentina from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Valentina 2000 120 200 Nimbus Land
Battle idle animation of the Czar Dragon from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Czar Dragon 1400 100 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of Zombone from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Zombone 1800 50 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of Axem Pink from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Axem Pink 400 10 0 Barrel Volcano
Axem Black Axem Black 550 40 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of Axem Red from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Axem Red 800 40 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of Axem Yellow from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Axem Yellow 600 40 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of Axem Green from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Axem Green 450 20 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of the Blade's Breaker Beam cannon (misidentified as "Axem Rangers") from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Axem Rangers 999 50 0 Barrel Volcano
Battle idle animation of Magikoopa from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Magikoopa 1600 30 10 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of Boomer from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Boomer 2000 55 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of Exor's pommel-fire from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Exor 1800 100 0 Bowser's Keep
Sprite of Count Down, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Count Down 2400 140 100 Factory
Battle idle animation of Cloaker from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Cloaker 1200 60 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of Domino from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Domino 900 60 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Earth Link from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Earth Link 2500 200 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Mad Adder from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mad Adder 1500 200 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Clerk from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Clerk 500 50 20 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Manager from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Manager 800 60 40 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Director from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Director 1000 70 80 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Factory Chief from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Factory Chief 1000 80 90 Factory
Battle idle animation of the Gunyolk from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Gunyolk 1500 100 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of Smithy in his first form from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Smithy 2000 0 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of Smithy's head from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Smithy (head) 8000 0 0 Factory

Optional bosses[edit]

Image Name HP EXP Coins Dropped Location
Battle idle animation of Booster from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Booster 800 60 100 Booster Tower
Formless 10 0 0 Land's End
Belome Temple
Battle idle animation of a Mokura from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mokura 620 90 0 Land's End
Belome Temple
Jinx.png Jinx (1) 600 0 0 Monstro Town
Jinx.png Jinx (2) 800 0 0 Monstro Town
Jinx.png Jinx (3) 1000 0 0 Monstro Town
Sprite of Culex, a secret boss from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Culex 4096 600 0 Monstro Town
Battle idle animation of Dodo from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Dodo (1) 800 70 0 Nimbus Land

Boss helpers[edit]

Image Name HP EXP Coins Dropped Location
Battle idle animation of Kinklink from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Kinklink 60 0 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of a Shyster from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bodyguard 30 0 0 Mushroom Kingdom
Microbomb Microbomb 30 0 0 Coal Mines
Sprite of Mezzo Bomb, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Mezzo Bomb 150 0 0 Coal Mines
Battle idle animation of a Torte from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Torte 100
(functionally infinite)
0 0 Marrymore
Battle idle animation of one of King Calamari's left arms from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Tentacles 260 0 0 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of one of King Calamari's right arms from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Tentacles 200 0 0 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of a Bandana Blue from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bandana Blue 150 20 0 Sunken Ship
Battle idle animation of Yaridovich from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Yaridovich (mirage) 500 0 0 Seaside Town
Battle idle animation of Mario Clone from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mario Clone 200 10 0 Belome Temple
Battle idle animation of Mallow Clone from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Mallow Clone 150 60 0 Belome Temple
Battle idle animation of Geno Clone from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Geno Clone 250 40 0 Belome Temple
Boss battle idle animation of Bowser from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Bowser Clone 300 100 0 Belome Temple
Battle idle animation of Toadstool 2 from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Toadstool 2 120 1 0 Belome Temple
Sprite of Fire Crystal Fire Crystal 2500 40 0 Monstro Town
Sprite of Water Crystal Water Crystal 1800 30 0 Monstro Town
Sprite of Earth Crystal Earth Crystal 3200 50 0 Monstro Town
Sprite of Wind Crystal Wind Crystal 800 0 0 Monstro Town
Sprite of a Smilax from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Smilax 200 0 0 Bean Valley
Battle idle animation of an Eggbert from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Eggbert 10 0 0 Nimbus Land
Sprite of Helio Helio 10 0 0 Barrel Volcano
Jinx.png Jinx Clone 320 0 0 Bowser's Keep
Sprite of King Bomb, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. King Bomb 500 0 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of Exor's right eye from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Right Eye 500 30 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of Exor's left eye from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Left Eye 300 30 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of Exor's mouth (identified as "Neosquid") from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Neosquid 800 40 0 Bowser's Keep
Sprite of Ding-A-Ling, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Ding-A-Ling 1200 30 0 Factory
Sprite of Smelter, from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Smelter 1500 0 0 Factory
Battle idle animation of a Shyper/Machine Made from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Shyper 400 0 0 Bowser's Keep
Battle idle animation of Smithy's body from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Smithy (body) 1000 0 0 Factory

Items[edit]

Field items[edit]

Item Effect
Sprite of a Coin from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Coin
Adds one coin to Mario's total, which can be used to buy goods and services
SMRPG 10 Gold Coin.png
Big Coin
Adds ten coins to Mario's total
Frog Coin.png
Frog Coin
Rare coins that can be used to buy rare items from frogs and tadpoles
Sprite of an automatic stat-restoration mushroom coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Mushroom
Automatically restores all HP and FP
RPG Flower.png
Flower
Automatically adds one FP to the player's maximum total and restores FP completely
Sprite of a Star coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Star
Turns Mario invincible briefly, allowing him to automatically defeat enemies without battling

Inventory items[edit]

Item Location and Price Description
Blue R Drink.png
Able Juice
Various shops for 4 coins. Heals status problems during battle.
Red Mushroom.png
Bad Mushroom
Seaside Town for 30 coins before defeating Yaridovich. Poisons an enemy.
Yellow D Drink.png
Bracer
The "Frog Coin" emporium at Tadpole Pond for 2 Frog Coins. Raises ally's def. in battle.
RPG Bag.png
Bright Card
Gained from Knife Guy after winning his game twelve consecutive times. A member's card for the casino.
RPG Cookie.png
Carbo Cookie
The little mole girl in the Moleville item shop after giving her a Shiny Stone. Kid's love 'em
Can be given to the mole girl on a bucket in exchange for a Frog Coin or a shortcut to Midas Waterfall
Yellow D Drink.png
Crystalline
The "Frog Coin" emporium at Tadpole Pond for 5 Frog Coins Raises party's Defense in battle.
RPG Rare.png
Earlier Times
Frogfucius' Student for 15 Frog Coins. Use it to start a battle over.
Elixir
Elixir
The Juice Bar in Tadpole Pond. Price varies on the membership card. Party recovers 80 HP.
Green P Drink.png
Energizer
The "Frog Coin" emporium at Tadpole Pond for 2 Frog Coins. Raises ally's battle power during battle.
RPG Bag.png
Fertilizer
Talk to a Shy Away in a hidden area of Nimbus Land (it can be found by hugging the main area's eastern border). Nutrients!
Can be given to the gardener along with the Seed to get to the Lazy Shells
Red Bomb.png
Fire Bomb
Seaside Town for 200 coins before defeating Yaridovich, or Moleville for 100 points. Hit all enemies w/ fire.
RPG Bag.png
Fireworks
Bought from a mole for 500 coins. A gorgeous firework.
Changes the fireworks display at the end of the game depending on how many have been bought, and can be traded for a Shiny Stone
RPG Bag.png
Flower Box
Various Raises Flower Pts. by 5.
RPG Bag.png
Flower Jar
Various Raises Flower Pts. by 3.
RPG Bag.png
Flower Tab
Various Raises Flower Pts. by 1.
Blue R Drink.png
Freshen Up
Various shops later on in the game. Party is refreshed during battle.
Cures status ailments
Green Bomb.png
Fright Bomb
Seaside Town for 100 coins before defeating Yaridovich, or Moleville for 100 points. Fear Attack on all enemies.
Actually only effects one enemy
Yellow Note Drink.png
Froggie Drink
The Juice Bar in Tadpole Pond (price varies on the membership card), or Toad at the Factory. Party Recovers 30 HP.
RPG Bag.png
Goodie Bag
From a hidden treasure box in Booster Tower It's packed full of coins.
Increases the amount of coins gained at the end of battle
RedSyrup SMRPG.png
Honey Syrup
Various shops for 10 coins. Recovers 10 Flower Pts.
Ice Bomb
Ice Bomb
Seaside Town for 250 coins before defeating Yaridovich, or Moleville for 100 points. Hit all enemies w/ ice.
Green Something Drink.png
Kerokero Cola
The Juice Bar at Tadpole Pond for 200 coins by means of the Soprano Card. All members recover fully.
Fully restores HP and FP
RPG Rare.png
Lamb's Lure
Get Toadstool to use the Mystery Egg 10 times while equipped with a B'tub Ring. Baa, baa...
Transforms one enemy into a sheep that runs away. No coins or EXP will be won this way.
Lucky Jewel.png
Lucky Jewel
From the treasure-hunting Toad at the Moleville item shop for 100 coins. Summons Luck at will
Using it in battle will make the player play the Lucky minigame at the end. This item can only be used 10 times.
Green Liquid.png
Maple Syrup
Various shops for 30 coins. Recovers 40 Flower Pts.
Yellow Mushroom.png
Max Mushroom
Various treasure boxes and Toad at the Factory for 39 coins. Recovers all HP.
Red Note Drink.png
Megalixir
The Juice Bar in Tadpole Pond. Price varies on the membership card. Party recovers 150 HP.
Green Mushroom.png
Mid Mushroom
Various shops for 20 coins. Recovers 80 HP.
RPG Bag.png
Moldy Mush
Won from Knife Guy or Grate Guy. Gross! There's mold growing on it.
(Restores 1 HP for one ally. It cannot be used in battle.)
RPG Cookie.png
Muku Cookie
Seaside Town for 69 coins before defeating Yaridovich. Muku! Muku-muku! Muka?
Party recovers 69 HP and cures all status changes.
Red Mushroom.png
Mushroom
Various Stores for 4 coins. Recovers 30 HP.
Red Mushroom.png
Mushroom (2)
The Triplets in Monstro Town. Recovers 30 HP, but...
Turns the character into a mushroom
Mysteryegg.png
Mystery Egg
From the treasure-hunting Toad at the Moleville item shop for 200 coins. A product of pure love...
Get Toadstool to use it 10 times while equipped with the B'tub Ring to get the Lamb's Lure.
Red Star Drink.png
Pick Me Up
Various shops for 5 coins. Revives downed allies.
Green P Drink.png
Power Blast
The "Frog Coin" emporium at Tadpole Pond for 5 Frog Coins. Raises party's Attack Power in battle.
Blue Liquid.png
Pure Water
Defeating ghost-type enemies. Defeats ghosts in a wink.
The Red Essence item from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Red Essence
Some treasure boxes, Toad after using the Dream Cushion, or the Baby Yoshi at Yo'ster Isle. You won't be attacked for 3 turns during battle.
Lucky Jewel.png
Rock Candy
Treasure boxes, Dr. Topper, or from the Mushroom Boy in Seaside Town in exchange for rare Mushrooms from the Forest Maze. Attack all enemies.
RPG Bag.png
Rotten Mush
Won from Knife Guy or Grate Guy. Eeew, it's rotten!
Recovers 5 HP for one ally. Cannot be used in battle.
Royal Syrup.PNG
Royal Syrup
Occasionally in treasure boxes. Recovers all Flower Pts.
RPG Rare.png
See Ya
Frogfucius' Student for 10 Frog Coins. Allows you to run away from battles.
Does not work in all battles
RPG Bag.png
Seed
Defeat Smilax in Bean Valley. A fast-growing seed.
Can be given to the gardener along with the Fertilizer to get to the Lazy Shells
RPG Rare.png
Sheep Attack
Use Lamb's Lure 48 times, and it will become this item. Baah, baah...
Transforms all enemies into sheep that run away. No coins or EXP will be won this way.
RPG Bag.png
Shiny Stone
From the little mole girl running the “Pur-tend” store in Moleville after giving her fireworks. A pretty stone!
Can be traded to a mole girl for a Carbo Cookie, or can open Culex's door
Yellow Bomb.png
Sleepy Bomb
The "Frog Coin" emporium at Tadpole Pond for 1 Frog Coin, or Moleville for 100 points. Puts enemies to sleep.
Lucky Jewel.png
Star Egg
Win Grate Guy’s game 100 times. Reusable battle item.
Deals 100 points of damage to all enemies
RPG Bag.png
Wallet
After defeating Croco in Bandit's Way. A fat wallet.
Return it to the owner for a Flower Tab
RPG Bag.png
Wilt Shroom
Won from Knife Guy or Grate Guy. It's wilted...
Recovers 10 HP for one ally. Cannot be used in battle.
Yoshi-ade.png
Yoshi-Ade
The Baby Yoshi at Yo'ster Isle. Power raised during battle.
Raises both attack and defense
Green Candy.png
Yoshi Candy
From Yoshi during battle when he fails to turn an enemy into an item. Recovers 100 HP.
RPG Cookie.png
Yoshi Cookie
The Red Yoshi at Yo'ster Isle after winning a race, or if the player has none in the inventory. Summons Yoshi during battle.
Yoshi turns an enemy into an item

Special items[edit]

Special Item Location Description
RPG Bag.png
Alto Card
Play "Frogfucius' suite #18" in Tadpole Pond by playing notes on the tadpoles and talk to Toadofsky. A membership card for the Juice Bar.
Microbomb
Bambino Bomb
Defeat Croco for the second time in Coal Mines. Handle with care!
Give it to a mole in the Coal Mines to gain access to the next area.
RPG Bag.png
Beetle Box
Buy from Beetles Are Us in Seaside Town It's an insect cage.
Allows Mario to store and sell beetles
RPG Bag.png
Big Boo Flag
After sleeping in the 3 Musty Fears' bed, find it on Yo'ster Isle between the O and A in GOAL. It's a Big Boo Flag.
One of three flags needed to get the Ghost Medal
RPG Key.png
Castle Key 1
Talk to a Nimbus in Nimbus Castle. It's a Castle Key.
Unlocks the door to Shelly
RPG Key.png
Castle Key 2
Defeat Birdo in Nimbus Castle. It's a Castle Key.
Unlocks the door behind Birdo
RPG Bag.png
Cricket Jam
Find in Kero Sewers through a special entrance via Land's End. Delicious jam!
Give this to Frogfucius to gain 10 Frog Coins.
RPG Bag.png
Cricket Pie
Retrieve the Rare Frog Coin from Croco and exchange at Mushroom Kingdom's shop. A tasty looking pie.
Give this to Frogfucius to obtain the Froggie Stick.
RPG Bag.png
Dry Bones Flag
After sleeping in the 3 Musty Fears' bed, find it under Mario's bed in Mario's Pad. It's a Dry Bones' Flag.
One of three flags needed to get the Ghost Medal
RPG Key.png
Elder Key
Find in Booster Tower after arranging the portraits of Booster's ancestors. The key to the Ancestor Hall.
Needed to access the Chomp weapon
RPG Bag.png
Greaper Flag
After sleeping in the 3 Musty Fears' bed, find it behind Rose Town's introductory sign. It's a Greaper Flag.
One of three flags needed to get the Ghost Medal
Frog Coin.png
Rare Frog Coin
Defeat Croco in Bandit's Way for the first time. It's a Frog Coin from Frogfucius.
Needed to purchase the Cricket Pie
RPG Key.png
Room Key
Find in Booster Tower in a room full of Fireballs. The key to the mine room!
Needed to access the Zoom Shoes
RPG Key.png
Shed Key
Defeat Yaridovich in Seaside Town. The key to the shed in Seaside Town.
Needed to free the citizens
RPG Bag.png
Soprano Card
Play "Monstro Town Star Song" in Tadpole Pond by playing notes on the small tadpoles and talk to Toadofsky. Note: Mario must first obtain the Tenor Card. A membership card for the Juice Bar.
Allows Mario to buy the Kerokero Cola
RPG Key.png
Temple Key
Talk to the Thwomp in Monstro Town 7 times, and this will fall down from the roof it's on. It's a Temple Key.
Use to access a treasure room within Belome Temple.
RPG Bag.png
Tenor Card
Play the Moleville blues in Tadpole Pond by playing notes on the tadpoles and talk to Toadofsky. Note: Mario must first obtain the Alto Card. A membership card for the Juice Bar.
Allows Mario to buy the Megalixir

Accessories[edit]

Accessory User Buy Price Sell Price Stat Increase Description
RPG Pin.png
Amulet
All 100 Coins ATK +7
MATK +7
DEF +7
MDEF +7
SPD -5
Great item, bad smell
Halves elemental damage
RPG Pin.png
Antidote Pin
All 28 Coins 14 Coins DEF +2
MDEF +2
Prevents poison damage
RPG Bag.png
Attack Scarf
Mario 750 Coins ATK +30
MATK +30
DEF +30
MDEF +30
SPD +30
So comfy it'll make you jump
Prevents instant death
RPG Ring.png
B'tub Ring
Toadstool 145 Coins 72 Coins You'll win her heart with one!
Needed to hatch the Mystery Egg. Halves elemental damage.
RPG Ring.png
Coin Trick
Mario 36 Frog Coins 18 Coins Doubles the coins you win in battle
RPG Ring.png
Exp. Booster
All 22 Frog Coins 11 Coins Doubles experience earned in battle
The character equipped with this does not have to participate in battle
RPG Pin.png
Fearless Pin
All 130 Coins 65 Coins DEF +5
MDEF +5
Prevents Fear attacks
Dodo Feather.png
Feather
All 333 Coins DEF +5
MDEF +5
SPD +20
Speed up by 20
RPG Pin.png
Ghost Medal
All 800 Coins Raises defense while attacking
Take 50% less damage
RPG Bag.png
Jinx Belt
All 800 Coins ATK +27
DEF +27
SPD +12
Jinx's emblem of power!
Prevents instant death
RPG Bag.png
Jump Shoes
Mario 30 Coins 15 Coins MATK +5
DEF +1
MDEF +1
SPD +2
Use jump attacks against any foe
Enemies normally immune or resistant to Jump attacks take normal damage
RPG Pin.png
Quartz Charm
All 3 Coins Shining source of power
Deal 50% more damage and take 50% less damage. Prevents instant death.
RPG Bag.png
Rare Scarf
All 75 Coins DEF +15
MDEF +15
Raises defense power
RPG Pin.png
Safety Badge
All 250 Coins DEF +5
MDEF +5
Prevents Mute & Poison attacks
Prevents all status ailments. Does not prevent instant death.
RPG Ring.png
Safety Ring
All 400 Coins DEF +5
MDEF +5
SPD +5
Guards against mortal blows
Receive 0 damage from elemental attacks. Prevents every status ailment and instant death.
RPG Ring.png
Scrooge Ring
All 50 Frog Coins 25 Coins Cuts FP use in half during battle
RPG Ring.png
Signal Ring
All 300 Coins SPD +10 Noise indicates hidden chest
This must be equipped to one character in the party
RPG Pin.png
Troopa Pin
All 500 Coins SPD +20 Grants "Troopa" confidence!
Deal 50% more damage
RPG Pin.png
Trueform Pin
All 60 Coins 30 Coins DEF +4
MDEF +4
You won't be turned into mushrooms or scarecrows!
RPG Pin.png
Wake Up Pin
All 42 Coins 21 Coins DEF +3
MDEF +3
Prevents Mute and Sleep attacks
RPG Bag.png
Zoom Shoes
All 100 Coins 50 Coins SPD +10
DEF +5
MDEF +5
Speed up by 10!

Armor[edit]

Armor User Buy Price Sell Price Stat Increase Description
RPG Bag.png
Shirt
Mario 7 Coins 3 Coins DEF +6
MDEF +6
It's a shirt!
RPG Bag.png
Thick Shirt
Mario 14 Coins 7 Coins DEF +12
MDEF +8
A padded shirt.
RPG Bag.png
Mega Shirt
Mario 22 Coins 11 Coins DEF +18
MDEF +10
Durable stay-pressed shirt.
RPG Bag.png
Happy Shirt
Mario 38 Coins 19 Coins DEF +24
MDEF +12
A lucky shirt.
RPG Bag.png
Sailor Shirt
Mario 50 Coins 25 Coins DEF +30
MDEF +15
A sailor's suit.
RPG Bag.png
Fuzzy Shirt
Mario 70 Coins 35 Coins DEF +36
MDEF +18
A fuzzy shirt.
RPG Bag.png
Fire Shirt
Mario 90 Coins 45 Coins DEF +42
MDEF +21
Determined person's shirt.
RPG Bag.png
Hero Shirt
Mario 100 Coins 50 Coins DEF +48
MDEF +24
A legendary shirt.
RPG Bag.png
Pants
Mallow 7 coins 3 Coins DEF +6
MDEF +3
It's a pair of pants!
RPG Bag.png
Thick Pants
Mallow 14 Coins 7 Coins DEF +12
MDEF +6
Padded pants.
RPG Bag.png
Mega Pants
Mallow 22 Coins 11 Coins DEF +18
MDEF +9
Durable work pants
RPG Bag.png
Happy Pants
Mallow 38 Coins 19 Coins DEF +24
MDEF +12
A lucky pair of pants.
RPG Bag.png
Sailor Pants
Mallow 50 Coins 25 Coins DEF +30
MDEF +15
A sailor's pants.
RPG Bag.png
Fuzzy Pants
Mallow 70 Coins 35 Coins DEF +36
MDEF +18
Fuzzy pants.
RPG Bag.png
Fire Pants
Mallow 90 Coins 45 Coins DEF +42
MDEF +21
Determined person's pants.
RPG Bag.png
Prince Pants
Mallow 100 Coins 50 Coins DEF +48
MDEF +24
Legendary pants
RPG Bag.png
Mega Cape
Geno 22 Coins 11 Coins DEF +6
MDEF +3
Durable pressed cape.
RPG Bag.png
Happy Cape
Geno 38 Coins 19 Coins DEF +12
MDEF +6
A lucky cape.
RPG Bag.png
Sailor Cape
Geno 50 Coins 25 Coins DEF +18
MDEF +9
A sailor's cape.
RPG Bag.png
Fuzzy Cape
Geno 70 Coins 35 Coins DEF +24
MDEF +12
A fuzzy cape.
RPG Bag.png
Fire Cape
Geno 90 Coins 45 Coins DEF +30
MDEF +15
Determined person's cape.
RPG Bag.png
Star Cape
Geno 100 Coins 50 Coins DEF +36
MDEF +18
A legendary cape.
RPG Bag.png
Happy Shell
Bowser 38 Coins 19 Coins DEF +6
MDEF +3
A lucky shell.
RPG Bag.png
Courage Shell
Bowser 60 Coins 30 Coins DEF +12
MDEF +6
A stout shell.
RPG Bag.png
Fire Shell
Bowser 90 Coins 45 Coins DEF +18
MDEF +9
Determined person's shell.
RPG Bag.png
Heal Shell
Bowser 100 Coins 50 Coins DEF +24
MDEF +12
A legendary shell.
RPG Bag.png
Polka Dress
Toadstool 80 Coins DEF +24
MDEF +12
A flashy dress.
RPG Bag.png
Nautica Dress
Toadstool 50 coins 25 Coins DEF +30
MDEF +15
A female sailor's dress.
RPG Bag.png
Fuzzy Dress
Toadstool 70 Coins 35 Coins DEF +36
MDEF +18
A fuzzy dress.
RPG Bag.png
Fire Dress
Toadstool 90 Coins 45 Coins DEF +41
MDEF +21
Determined woman's dress.
RPG Bag.png
Royal Dress
Toadstool 100 coins 50 Coins DEF +48
MDEF +24
A legendary dress!
RPG Bag.png
Work Pants
All 22 Coins 11 Coins ATK +10
MATK +10
DEF +15
MDEF +5
SPD +5
Sweaty work pants!
Sprite of the Lazy Shell coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Lazy Shell
All 111 Coins ATK -50
MATK -50
DEF +127
MDEF +127
SPD -50
A stout and durable shell.
Note: Prevents every status ailment, 0 damage from elemental attacks.
RPG Bag.png
Super Suit
All 350 Coins ATK +50
MATK +50
DEF +50
MDEF +50
SPD +30
A truly fine suit.
Note: Prevents every status ailment, 0 damage from elemental attacks.

Weapons[edit]

Weapon User Buy Price Sell Price Stat Increase
(and RNG deviation)
Description
Sprite of a Hammer (specifically the Masher) coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Hammer
Mario 35 Coins ATK +10 (+/- 1) Pounds enemies
RPG Bag.png
NokNok Shell
Mario 20 Coins 10 Coins ATK +20 (+/- 2) Kick to attack
RPG Bag.png
Punch Glove
Mario 36 coins 18 Coins ATK +30 (+/- 3) Knock out power!
Sprite of a Hammer (specifically the Masher) coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Super Hammer
Mario 70 Coins 35 Coins ATK +40 (+/- 4) The standard for hammers!
Sprite of a Hammer (specifically the Masher) coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Masher
Mario 80 Coins ATK +50 (+/- 30) Makes monster mash!
RPG Bag.png
Troopa Shell
Mario 90 Coins 45 Coins ATK +50 (+/- 5) Kick with it!
Sprite of a Hammer (specifically the Masher) coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Hammer (Seaside Town)
Mario 123 Coins 61 Coins ATK +0 (+/- 0) A lucky hammer!
Extra Effect: If a Timed Attack is performed with it, a LUCKY! Bonus will be awarded.
RPG Bag.png
Mega Glove
Mario 102 Coins 51 Coins ATK +60 (+/- 6) Punch enemies with these great, powerful gloves
Sprite of the Ultra Hammer coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Ultra Hammer
Mario 57 Coins ATK +70 (+/- 7) The ultimate hammer!
Sprite of the Lazy Shell coming out of a treasure box from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Lazy Shell
Mario 90 Coins ATK +90 (+/- 40) Toss a shell at an enemy!
RPG Bag.png
Froggie Stick
Mallow 18 coins ATK +20 (+/- 3) Frogfucius made it
RPG Bag.png
Cymbals
Mallow 42 Coins 21 Coins ATK +30 (+/- 3) Scare enemies with a clash
RPG Bag.png
Whomp Glove
Mallow 88 coins 44 Coins ATK +35 (+/- 4) Launches a punch attack.
RPG Bag.png
Ribbit Stick
Mallow 86 coins 43 Coins ATK +50 (+/- 5) It'll come in handy
RPG Bag.png
Sticky Glove
Mallow 98 Coins 49 Coins ATK +60 (+/- 6) The old double whammie!
RPG Bag.png
Sonic Cymbal
Mallow 54 Coins ATK +70 (+/- 7) Puts noise to work for you!
RPG Bag.png
Finger Shot
Geno 50 coins 25 Coins ATK +12 (+/- 3) Fingers shoot bullets
RPG Bag.png
Hand Gun
Geno 75 Coins 37 Coins ATK +24 (+/- 4) It packs a kick
RPG Bag.png
Double Punch
Geno 88 coins 44 Coins ATK +35 (+/- 5) A handy double rocket punch
RPG Bag.png
Hand Cannon
Geno 105 Coins 52 Coins ATK +45 (+/- 6) Shoots bullet from elbow!
RPG Bag.png
Star Gun
Geno 60 Coins ATK +57 (+/- 7) Try shooting stars!
RPG Bag.png
Chomp Shell
Bowser 60 Coins 30 Coins ATK +9 (+/- 3) It's a Kinklink shell.
Sprite of the Chomp Bowser saves from Booster Tower from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Chomp
Bowser 70 Coins ATK +10 (+/- 4) Just spin me at an enemy!
RPG Bag.png
Hurly Gloves
Bowser 92 Coins 46 Coins ATK +20 (+/- 5) A classic Mario-toss attack.
RPG Bag.png
Spiked Link
Bowser 94 coins 47 Coins ATK +30 (+/- 6) A studded ball and chain!
RPG Bag.png
Drill Claw
Bowser 59 Coins ATK +40 (+/- 7) A drilling claw!
RPG Bag.png
Slap Glove
Toadstool 100 Coins 50 Coins ATK +40 (+/- 4) It slaps 'em silly!
RPG Bag.png
Parasol
Toadstool 84 Coins 42 Coins ATK +50 (+/- 5) Inflicts serious pain!
RPG Bag.png
War Fan
Toadstool 100 Coins 50 Coins ATK +60 (+/- 6) A mysterious battle fan!
RPG Bag.png
Super Slap
Toadstool 49 Coins ATK +70 (+/- 7) The Princess' mega-slap!
RPG Bag.png
Frying Pan
Toadstool 300 coins 150 Coins ATK +90 (+/- 20) Enough iron to be dangerous!

Additional information[edit]

For listings of Special Moves and Level Up Progressions, see the respective pages.

Quotes[edit]

Main article: List of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars quotes
  • "Mario! Let's say you and I get hitched in a few years, okay? Just... give me time to grow into my mother's wedding dress." - Toad child
  • "Stick for a body, head full of straw, give me a scarecrow, rah, rah, RAH!" - Belome
  • "Hmmm... Drink punch...eat cake...? It sounds...complicated. I don't know if I can muster the energy to do it... Let's walk through it once! It's wedding rehearsal time!" - Booster
  • "It's been so quiet around here, it's almost eerie... Is something going on? It probably doesn't concern me. But if you have any Frog Coins, I've got some neat items to sell." - Frogfucius' Student
  • "It's really weird. Sometimes I heard the guy next door. He's always mumbling about a Crystal-this and an Evil-that. Isn't a "Crystal" some kind of shiny rock...or something? I know I've seen those somewhere!" - Piranha Plant

Virtual Console differences[edit]

The altered Moleville palette

One attack used by many bosses, Flame Wall, looks radically different from the original game. In the original version, a wave of red, orange, and yellow flows to the left of the screen. In the Virtual Console version, the wave is separated, only red, and somewhat faded. Also, Static E! is changed from a bright, blue and white flash to a deep blue one. This was changed in order to avoid players possibly having seizures. Also, Moleville has a considerably darker color scheme. Otherwise, the game was not localized. This means keeping the American SNES dark/light purple button layout in battle mode and against Bowyer, while the European SNES has the A Button/B Button/X Button/Y Button buttons colored as in the Japanese version.

For the European version, Bowser's victory pose was changed to the North American version because the original has Bowser giving a gesture which is viewed as saying "Up yours" in most of Europe. Also, the European version altered a line spoken by Croco early on in the game, changing the word "bugger" to "pest", due to "bugger" being a vulgar word in British English.

Pre-release and unused content[edit]

An early version of Tadpole Pond
Main article: List of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars pre-release and unused content

Nintendo Power

Material from an early Nintendo Power shows that the Chancellor was once designed differently, being a more elderly-looking, gray-spotted Toad with a beard. It also showed that at least one Buzzer would be in Mushroom Way, and that Frogfucius's island at Tadpole Pond would be closer and therefore accessed differently.

There were also several unused enemies such as:

  • A green Jester-like enemy named Harlequin.
  • A Blue colored Fautso named Baba Yaga.
  • An enemy that resembles a purple Bahamutt with sunglasses.
  • A red Spikey named Super Spike.
  • A white version of Carroboscis named Radish.
  • A blue version of Stumpet named Lumbler; Lumbler has a move set. It has the moves Crystal and an egg shooting attack it shares with Birdo.
  • A blue, glitchy Corkpedite named Pile Driver.
  • Chompweeds were originally going to be enemies that Mario would have fought, but they were changed to obstacles.
  • A blue-colored Mastadoom named Mastablasta, that could summon Goombas; its psychopath thought is "Life is tough, ain't it?"

Glitches[edit]

Mack still present in Mushroom Castle
Main article: List of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars glitches

Skip Mack[edit]

It is possible to skip over the battle with Mack. When the player gets to the room where Mack is faced, instead of going straight to battle him, the player can jump on top of the Shysters on the left side, and carefully walk on them. If the Mack scene does not trigger when the player falls off them, the glitch has been performed correctly. The player must then walk to the Chancellor in the corner, and talk to him to finish the glitch. The "Star Pieces" option on the menu does not appear when this glitch is performed, as being victorious in the battle against Mack triggers the appearance of the menu.

Staff[edit]

Main article: List of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars staff

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars was developed by Squaresoft, with directing duties being split between Chihiro Fujioka and Yoshihiko Maekawa. Yoko Shimomura composed the soundtrack. Several members of the staff, including the aforementioned composer and directors, would later join AlphaDream and work on the Mario & Luigi series.

The game was the last work of noted videogame translator Ted Woolsey at Squaresoft.

Reception[edit]

The game is widely praised for its technical achievements, aesthetics, and the successful combination of a traditional RPG's turn-based combat with the platforming gameplay of the Super Mario series. Electronic Gaming Monthly's "Review Crew" gives the game a combined average score of 8.75/10.[9] All four members praise the visuals, though the game for being too childish in appearance is a point of contention. The sound design is also praised, with Andrew Baran stating that the sounds are faithfully from the Mario series and Mike Desmond commending the work done by the SNES's sound processor. Mark Lefebvre states that the game avoids being too technically overwhelming for the player as with other RPG games and notes that the game keeps its focus on the graphics and not in submenus during battles. Desmond adds that while the combat engine is similar to other RPGs, it is easy to use.

Michael Higham of GameSpot points out the game's unique interpretation of the Mario universe and the strong characterization of the main cast.[10] He commends the game for being a breath of fresh air compared to the relatively dark themes of other RPGs at the time like Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy. He also points out the music which has kept his memories of the game alive. He specifically mentions "Beware the Forest's Mushrooms!" and how it is the perfect example of "how standout melodies are supported by rhythms and harmonies" using 16-bit instruments.

Nintendo Power magazine praises the game for combining RPG and traditional Mario platforming elements. However, it does critique the game's title for being misleading and states "It's not just a RPG-it's an action-packed adventure."[11] Of the six editors, four of them selected the game as their editor pick. In volume 100 released in September 1997, it came in 21st place in "Nintendo Power's 100 best Nintendo games of all time".

Reviews
Release Reviewer, Publication Score Comment
SNES Nintendo Power 16.4/20 "Excellent 3-D graphics and a rich variety of game play will appeal to a much wider audience than most traditional RPGs. In fact, players will find that plenty of jumping and action skill will be required, just as in previous Mario games. [...] In short, it's charming, it's fun and it's truly a Mario game."
SNES Sushi X, Electronic Gaming Monthly 8.0/10 "Besides being completely overused, I feel Mario should just take a vacation until the N64 gives him a new home. His latest RPG puts him in the same old role as a plumber-hero with extraordinary skills. Mario RPG uses great in-combat graphics and continues Nintendo's tradition for clean animation and worthwhile visuals, however. But I feel the characters and the gamebase is a bit too childish for the demanding play and difficult battles against the hordes of opposing forces. If you can overlook these childish tendencies, Mario RPG will satisfy the majority of players with the enjoyable combat system and the many twists and turns in the plot. Mario fanatics don't bypass this title, it could possibly be the last of the 16-Bit RPGs."
Wii Lucas M. Thomas, IGN 9.5/10 "So it's absolutely undeniable that Super Mario RPG is worth its asking price of only 800 Wii Points, as it's a classic, deep, fun and cult-appealing installment in the Mario series that no Nintendo gamer should go without playing. Nintendo saved itself a winner to take the honor of the "250th Virtual Console Game" title, and you shouldn't hesistate[sic] to download it right away -- because in addition to getting yourself a great game for a great price, you'll also be showing further support for those other seemingly forgotten games that the fans are still crying out to see come to the VC."
SNES Corbie Dillard, Nintendo Life 10/10 "Whether you're an RPG fan or not, you really owe it to yourself to give this legendary RPG classic a try. Who would have thought that putting Mario into a traditional rpg setting would end up working quite so well. As good as Super Mario RPG was back when it was first released, the game only seems to have gotten even better over time and is a true testament to what Square and Nintendo were able to accomplish with this absolutely amazing and timeless RPG classic."
Aggregators
Compiler Platform / Score
GameRankings 89.12%

Legacy[edit]

Main article: Paper Mario § Similarities with Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Though no direct sequel to Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars would come to pass, the next Mario role-playing game, Paper Mario, was announced under the title Super Mario RPG 2 and the final game would retain multiple links to Super Mario RPG such as the action command mechanic, the ending credits being presented as a parade, Star Hill and the character of the Chancellor (though both were given a different name in the English translation), the concept of optional boss battles against a martial artist who is fought three times, and more.

When asked in a 2013 interview if he was interested in making a direct sequel to the game, the game's co-director Yoshihiko Maekwawa responded that he felt Super Mario RPG accomplished what he set out to do and that he personally had no interest in revisiting the world or its characters.[12] Much later in a 2022 interview however, other co-director Chihiro Fujioka expressed interest in creating a sequel, stating he would like it to be his final game project.[13]

Official descriptions[edit]

Wii eShop description[edit]

Set in the Mushroom Kingdom and featuring its cast of well-known characters, this adventure RPG begins with a familiar scenario. Mario™ must rescue Princess Toadstool™ from Bowser™. However, a mysterious new enemy named Smithy soon appears, and Mario and Bowser are forced to fight as allies for the first time in their long history. In the quest to defeat their powerful new foe, they'll journey across a wide variety of locations (a town of mining moles, a tropical forest, a thundering waterfall—just to name a few) and tackle a mix of obstacles requiring both expert timing and strategy to overcome. Along the way, they'll gain experience and grow more powerful, while also meeting new characters whose unique abilities will be needed to take on Smithy and his gang. Striking a perfect balance of traditional RPG elements and the action-packed game play Mario is famous for, it's easy to see why this title has earned "legendary" status!

Mario + 7 stars + 249 Virtual Console titles = ?[edit]

The launch of the 250th title available on Virtual Console™, of course! And what better game to mark the occasion with than the eagerly anticipated Super NES™ game, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars™? Whether you're celebrating the Labor Day holiday, relishing the last few days before school begins, or just looking for a brand-new retro title to enjoy, this is one game sure to please. By combining the magic of traditional Mario™ titles with the renowned design skills of Square Enix, Super Mario RPG satisfies fans across the board. So if you've been waiting to take on Smithy again or never even knew that Mario and Bowser™ were once allies, now's the time to experience one of Mario's grandest adventures! Still want more info on Super Mario RPG? Then be sure to watch the video now available on the Nintendo Channel for a sneak peak on what the game has in store for you.

Also make sure to check out the other Virtual Console titles available for download. You won't find a more complete assortment of games from your favorite systems and genres available in one spot. From classic franchises to previously unavailable imports, you'll be sure to find titles that suit your gaming tastes!

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars™ is rated Everyone by the ESRB.

Wii U eShop description[edit]

American version: A mysterious enemy named Smithy has appeared, forcing Mario and Bowser to fight as allies. Journey across a wide variety of locations and tackle a mixture of obstacles that will require both timing and strategy to overcome. Gain experience, grow more powerful, and meet new characters to use their abilities in taking down Smithy and his gang!

European version: The Mushroom Kingdom faces a new threat when a giant sword falls from the sky and lays chaos upon the land. Mario must gather a crew of unexpected allies to take on the nefarious Smithy Gang!

Before Paper Mario™ and Mario & Luigi™, the first Role-Playing Game featuring Mario was this celebrated collaboration between Nintendo™ and the makers of Final Fantasy™, Squaresoft™ (now Square Enix™). Many players hold fond memories of the witty dialogue and colourful characters such as Mallow and Geno.

If you own this title on your Wii™, perform a system transfer from your Wii to your Wii U™ to receive a special upgrade price.

This is the US version of the game.

Gallery[edit]

For this subject's image gallery, see Gallery:Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.

Soundtrack[edit]

The music score was released as a CD only in Japan as Super Mario RPG Original Sound Version. The Super Mario RPG Original Sound Version is a Japan-exclusive soundtrack product that was released on March 8, 1996. All the tracks listed in this page were composed by Yoko Shimomura.

Media[edit]

For a complete list of media for this subject, see List of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars media.
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References to other games[edit]

8-bit Mario as seen in Booster's Tower

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars features many references to other series by Nintendo or Square.

  • Donkey Kong: One action room in Bowser's Keep involves Mario avoiding a Guerrilla who throws barrels, similar to Donkey Kong in this game.
  • Super Mario Bros.: When Mario walks behind a curtained section in Booster Tower, he emerges as Mario appeared in this game. A soundclip from the game is played, and when he tries to exits the room the 'time running out' sound plays as he shrinks and runs back behind the curtain. If the player uses the bathroom in Marrymore, an arrangement of the game's theme plays.
  • The Legend of Zelda series: Link can be found sleeping in the Rose Town inn after beating Bowyer in the Forest Maze. When talked to, a jingle that normally sounds when a secret is discovered in the The Legend of Zelda series plays, along with a text box saying ".....", referencing Link's normally silent role in his games.
  • Metroid series: Samus Aran can be found sleeping in the guest bed of the Mushroom Castle after beating Yaridovich and obtaining the fifth Star Piece, and remains there until the player goes to Bean Valley. When spoken to, she says she is resting up for Mother Brain, the final boss of Super Metroid. A Samus action figure can be found in a toy box in Booster Tower.
  • Final Fantasy series: Culex (and his Crystals) is an optional boss designed to resemble the Final Fantasy bosses. During and after the battle with him, Final Fantasy music is played. The music heard is a rearrangement of the Boss Battle theme in Final Fantasy IV and after the battle, the famous Final Fantasy Victory Theme plays. The enemy Bahamutt is named after the powerful dragon Bahamut.
  • Super Mario Bros. 3: The music that plays in the battle against Bowser is a rearrangement of his theme from this game. The music that plays in Bowser's Keep also has a part of the same theme. Also, some of Grass Land's theme is heard in the flower garden cutscene and for Mario's Pad.
  • Super Mario World: When Mario enters the Rose Town inn for the first time, an arrangement of the overworld theme plays. Another cover of this theme plays when Lulla-Bye is used on a party member. Also, the crescent moon from Star World is shown in the background of the Star Road during the ending before the credits. The Koopa Clown Car reappears in the introduction cutscene, too.
  • F-Zero: Hinopio in the Barrel Volcano has models of Captain Falcon's and Samurai Goroh's spacecraft.
  • Final Fantasy V: In the Japanese version, Exdeath is a possible answer to Dr. Topper's question, "What's the first monster you see in the Pipe Vault?" This was replaced by Chompweed in the English version.
  • Star Fox: Hinopio also has a model of an Arwing from the Star Fox series.
  • Final Fantasy VI: Czar Dragon shares its name with an optional boss that was dummied out. Its second form, Zombone, shares its name with an enemy, which itself is recurring in the Final Fantasy series. "Here Are Some Weapons!" shares a lot of similarities with "Slam Shuffle", Zozo Town's theme. In the Japanese version, Kefka is a possible answer to Dr. Topper's question, "Who is the ultimate enemy in this adventure?" This was replaced by Goomba in the English version. Hidon aboard the Sunken Ship shares its English name with a boss from this game.
  • Stunt Race FX: A toy car that appears similar to the F-Type can be found in a toy box in Booster Tower.
  • Donkey Kong Country: Donkey Kong look-alikes known as Guerrillas and Chained Kongs appear in the Forest Maze and Barrel Volcano and are based on his redesign from this game.
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island: Magikoopa's Psychopath references the events of the game. His thought is 「キイーッウキイーーッ! あの時の赤んぼう!?」 (Kiii ukiii! The baby from that time!?) in the Japanese version, which refers to recognizing the adult Mario. His thought is "That's...my child?" in the English version, which instead refers to Bowser, whom he helped raise since a baby.

References in later media[edit]

Geno's cameo during Star 'Stache Smash

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スーパーマリオRPG
Sūpā Mario RPG
Super Mario RPG

Trivia[edit]

  • The instruction booklet does not list any battle statistics about Princess Toadstool, who is the fifth and final member to join the party.
  • This is the only SNES Mario game released outside of Japan not to have European and Australian releases until it was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console years later, although a European/Australian release was considered for July 1996.[15]
  • The Japanese version's copyright year says 1995 on the title screen, even though it was released on March 9, 1996, 65 days before its North American release. This is corrected in the North American version.
  • This is the first Mario game with some Toads being identified as females prior to recurring ones like Toadette who was later introduced in Mario Kart: Double Dash!! in 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Date info from TMK, retrieved 4-2-2008
  2. ^ a b The Mushroom Kingdom gives European/Australian release info
  3. ^ The Mushroom Kingdom gives American Virtual Console release info
  4. ^ Date info from Eurogamer, retrieved 12/21/2015
  5. ^ Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars instruction manual, pg 4.
  6. ^ Super Mario RPG's Virtual Console page, accessed 2008-06-02.
  7. ^ Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars instruction manual, page 18.
  8. ^ Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars instruction manual, page 19.
  9. ^ Electronic Gaming Monthly #82, page 30.
  10. ^ Higham, Michael. (March 10, 2021). Why Super Mario RPG Remains The Best Mario Experience. GameSpot. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  11. ^ Nintendo Power Magazine #84, page 97.
  12. ^ Jason Schreier (August 1, 2013). "Don't Count On A New Super Mario RPG Any Time Soon". Kotaku. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  13. ^ MinnMax (February 14, 2022). "Mario RPGs And Director Chihiro Fujioka’s Life In Games - MinnMax Interview". YouTube. Retrieved February 16, 2022.
  14. ^ Gaming Reinvented. (December 4, 2015). Mario & Luigi Paper Jam Music; Mixed-Up Scramble (Battle Theme) YouTube.
  15. ^ Nintendo Magazine System (UK) #43, page 27.

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