Switch Star of the Fortress

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Switch Star of the Fortress
Switch Star of the Fortress SM64DS.png
Location Whomp's Fortress
Mission # 7
Game Super Mario 64 DS
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Switch Star of the Fortress is the seventh and final mission of Whomp's Fortress, exclusive to Super Mario 64 DS. Its objective is to use a Star Switch to collect a Power Star.


The Star Switch is on the path around the fortress's back, hidden under a Brick between two pillars. After the player hits the switch, the Power Star appears inside a Star Sphere at the end of the path, and the player must run to the other side of the fortress in a short amount of time to collect it. If the time runs out, the Star disappears, and the switch must be pressed again to make the Power Star reappear.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese とりでの スイッチスター
Toride no Suitchi Sutā
Switch Star of the Fortress

Chinese 堡垒的开关星星[1]
Bǎolěi de Kāiguān Xīngxīng
Switch Star of the Fortress

French Étoile de la forteresse
Star of the Fortress
German Ein Stern im Fort
A Star in the Fort
Italian L'interruttore della Stella
The Star's switch
Korean 요새의스위치스타
Yosae ui seuwichiseuta
Switch Star of the Fortress

Spanish El interruptor oculto
The Hidden Switch


  1. ^ From iQue's localization of Super Mario 64 DS.