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"amiibo costumes"[edit]

I can confirm by myself that Dark Pit, Palutena, Zero Suit Samus and Ganondorf all have a Yoshi costume, too. Another source would be the Miiverse. Europe has all those amiibo already.

"Yarn Yoshi"[edit]

I believe that this is the working title. On Nintendo America's official press site, it says that the name is not final. Something to look forward to I guess :)

'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 05:27, 24 January 2013 (EST)

I don't think we should change the name, Game & Wario was a working title and we used the name. Kingfawful4321 (talk) 12:23, 24 January 2013 (EST)

Well of course we wouldn't change it if we don't know the final name yet :P
'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 20:03, 24 January 2013 (EST)

Indeed.ಠ_ರೃ Kingfawful4321 (talk) 10:22, 25 January 2013 (EST)

Actually, if you look at the original press release (alternate link) the only time they use the phrase "Yarn Yoshi" it isn't italicized like the other game titles. This doesn't appear to be the current working title. Deezer (talk) 11:08, 27 January 2013 (EST)

Is it just me or Yoshi is HUGE at this picture? (compare the size of the arrow sign with this picture It's what it looks like :O
The preceding unsigned comment was added by YoshiFan1200 (talk).

Comparing Yoshi with the Shy-Guy, I think he does somehow become huge.:'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 20:00, 28 January 2013 (EST)

Maybe if he eat of enough Shy Guys. He becomes giant. Kingfawful4321 (talk) 20:00, 7 February 2013 (EST)

Playable characters[edit]

Is this really needed, I mean isn't it obvious that you're going to be able to play as Yoshi? I mean his name is in the title Yoshi876 (talk)

Of course we still need it! There could be more than one playable character after all. - Ninelevendo's Sig Image 22:13, 15 April 2014 (EDT)
It never hurts, so yeah. But we haven't gotten information in years (or that's how it feels like), so there's little incentive to change anything major. Mario Green.pngBazooka Mario BadaBoom! 22:15, 15 April 2014 (EDT)


What is 2.5D? Chaossy (talk) 13:01, 15 March 2013 (EDT)

2.5D (two-and-a-half-dimensional) is graphical art style with 2D and 3D elements. For example Donkey Kong Country Returns and New Super Mario Bros. U are 2.5D games, characters moves in 2D while the backgrounds are 3D.

--Alien Bunny Sprite.pngL151Onnanoko 13:39, 15 March 2013 (EDT)

Yoshi's three-dimensional form[edit]

Yoshi actually becomes an "amigurumi crochet form", not an "all-knitted form". He is definitely not knitted, but amigurumi crochet. :)
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I wonder that Nintendo has showed no info. in this game! That either means they thought it was to early to be revealed or it's cancelled. CRode (talk)

They said it was too early to show for E3, can't imagine it's the top of their priorities. Yoshi876 (talk)
Wait a while: they could be completely revamping due to the negative comments it received when it was first revealed.
'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 23:06, 23 August 2013 (EDT)

Not cancelled & new name![edit]

I e-mailed Nintendo to see if the Yoshi game was cancelled and here's what I got:

Hi, I have a question: Last year, Yarn Yoshi for Wii U was announced on a Nintendo Direct. We haven't heard about it since. Was it cancelled or replaced by Yoshi's New Island? Thanks.

Hello, thank you for contacting Nintendo; I apologize for the delayed response to your email. I am happy to hear that you are excited for the release of a new Yoshi game. The game you were inquiring about is actually titled Yoshi Wii U. Yoshi Wii U has been officially announced for release, but hasn't been given a release date yet.

Then they go on to talk about the Game Guide on their website to find more information about the game when it becomes available. YoshiCookie (talk) 10:15, 10 December 2015 (EST)

And that's all the evidence? Mario Green.pngBazooka Mario BadaBoom! 00:14, 1 April 2014 (EDT)
But the name appears provissionaly as Yarn Yoshi in the Supplementary Information about Earnings Release in January 2013 by! The Mushroom Kingdom explains it! And in Japanese is named Yarn Yoshi too (毛糸のヨッシー, Keito no Yoshi)!-- 09:26, 1 April 2014 (EDT)
The title could've changed since December and NoA is shown to change game titles from the original Japanese. (i.e. Mario Story becomes Paper Mario and Luigi's Mansion 2 became Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon"). I know it doesn't seem like a final title at first, but we've had plenty like it in the past (many Mario Kart games were Mario Kart <console>). YoshiCookie (talk) 10:15, 10 December 2015 (EST)
This more recent document (January 2014) shows the provisional name of Yarn Yoshi for the U.S., Europe and Japan, and says it has a tentative date of TBD. Also, indicates that names and release date are subject to changes, and also subject to changes between countries.
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So, what's the verdict? I'm leaning more toward "Yarn Yoshi" since getting your evidence from (automated) informal letters from Nintendo sounds sketchy to me. Mario Green.pngBazooka Mario BadaBoom! 16:46, 2 April 2014 (EDT)
Erm, the international title which was provided in the official press release was Yarn Yoshi. I'd wait for the next public statement from the Horse's Mouth: not an independant e-mail, before making significant changes such as this. But thats just me: feel free to continue your banter.
'Shroom Spotlight Shokora (talk · edits) 07:55, 3 April 2014 (EDT)
But I don't agree with it, and I'd like to move it back because the burden of proof falls on the person who made the changes... and the person isn't lifting it well. Mario Green.pngBazooka Mario BadaBoom! 19:33, 3 April 2014 (EDT)
So while all this was going on, I thought I would also e-mail Nintendo (the address is Nintendo Consumer Service,, and this is the reply I received: "Hello, (my name). Thank you for your patience awaiting a response during this busy time of year. I sincerely apologize for the delay as we have been experiencing high email volumes recently. To answer your question, the recently announced Yoshi game for the Wii U is currently labeled Yoshi Wii U (Working Title). This will be subject to change as the development on this game continues. When an official title is selected, the details will be posted on our website, so I encourage you to check back regularly for any available updates. Thank you again for your time and patience. Sincerely, Nintendo of America Inc. Teresa Fisher" Mario4Ever 15:31, 10 April 2014 (EDT)
Sounds very automated, and I don't think it really changes anything. Mario Green.pngBazooka Mario BadaBoom! 22:20, 15 April 2014 (EDT)
Mario's right, it does sound a bit automated. It still isn't official news, so I think we leave it until later. - Ninelevendo's Sig Image 00:04, 16 April 2014 (EDT)

Release date confirmed.[edit]

I think this is reliable, but I am not sure. Yarn Yoshi is on the list. Just copy past this into a search box. Toadbrigade5 (talk) 19:43, 18 May 2014 (EDT)

It's likely just a rumour, wait for an official confirmation from Nintendo. Yoshi876 (talk)
Yeah, now I relize that. There were a lot of games that nintendo hasn't even spoken about...

Nintendo Email[edit]

As I have previously done with Toad's article, here is the information given to me by Samanatha Perry from Nintendo of America in an email. Due to the layout of the email, I strongly believe it was not a form letter, but indeed Samantha Perry.

The email claims that all she has heard about Yarn Yoshi is rumors, and there are no official announcements referring to it (I don't know how true this is, it's possible that she just works in customer service and doesn't have much information). The email includes that they cannot share any information about the game not already being revealed.

That said, she did not mention the Yoshi Wii U title, and stuck to referring to it as Yarn Yoshi. While she did not confirm that the game is real (as mentioned above), the way she spoke strongly implied "Yeah you're not supposed to know about this yet...". However, if it is indeed not announced and there are only rumors, this means Yoshi Wii U, if it exists, could be a separate game that does indeed exist, and that Yarn Yoshi never did exist.

The information was as follows:

2) While I have heard the rumors regarding a game titled "Yarn Yoshi" or "Yoshi Wii U," we haven't made any official announcements regarding this game. That said, there are countless websites on the Internet that post Nintendo news and information. Many of these independent websites take the liberty of posting news based on rumors, speculation, or assumptions -- and that is just fine. We understand that Nintendo fans are eager for as much new information as possible!

We often hear from excited fans asking if a particular game is going to be announced.I don't want to dampen any excitement you may feel about the idea of a "Yarn Yoshi" Wii U game, but I want to make it clear that until we make an official announcement about a particular game, we have nothing to share about it-regardless of any rumors you may have heard or announcements from Nintendo subsidiaries elsewhere in the world.

If or when we do make an official announcement about Yarn Yoshi, we will be sure to share all of the exciting details on our website ( Until that happens, however, we appreciate your patience and ask that you keep an eye on our website for any announcements or updates.

I'm not sure how to take this, but here is a screenshot of the information:

The information about Yarn Yoshi contained in the email from Nintendo.

So is Yarn Yoshi simply a rumor? Is it fake? I don't know- opinions? Peanutjon (talk) 15:53, 9 June 2014 (EDT)

I'm fairly certain due a trailer the game is real. And like you said, she seems to stick with the name Yarn Yoshi the most, so it's logical to think that is its current name, especially since no official sources are disputing that and I believe the trailer used Yarn Yoshi. Yoshi876 (talk)

TPP: Are enemies different from yarn enemies?[edit]

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enemies are the same 1-9
Now that we have some actual footage of this game, I was watching it and wondered if yarn enemies should be considered separate from regular enemies (e.g. is a Koopa Paratroopa the same as a Yarn Koopa Paratroopa or are they different enemies). I think that we should clear this up now before content is loaded onto the an enemy page only to be decided yarn enemies are different. Though I have no strong feelings for one side over another, I am leaning towards they are separate because they (obviously) look different from their usual appearance, and attack and move differently. When Super Mario 3D World came out, we created separate articles for cat forms of creatures, like the Cat Bullet Bill, and those enemies looked different from their usual appearance and acted slightly differently, just like yarn enemies. I believe that they are sparate, but I think we should settle this now with a proposal.

Proposer: Mario7 (talk)
Deadline: 24 June 2014, 23:59 GMT


  1. Mario7 (talk) Per proposal


  1. Stonehill (talk) The reason why Tail Goomba is split from Goomba is because a Tail Goomba is a Goomba that has previously come in contact with a Super Leaf. The same instance applies to Bullet Bills and Cat Bullet Bills. You might be referring to the paper enemies from the Paper Mario series, however, they happen to remain merged, for lots of reasons. Therefore, we should keep the enemies merged.
  2. Misty (talk) – They're clearly meant to be the same enemies, and they don't have any differences other than being made of yarn. By this logic, we would split Paper Mario from Mario.
  3. Mario (talk) Having played Kirby's Epic Yarn, a similar-styled game of Yoshi's Woolly World, I consider the characters as normal enemies. Kirby = Kirby, Waddle Dees = Waddle Dees, Meta Knight = Meta Knight, and so on. The world is a different art style, that's all. Per Misty on the Paper Mario thing.
  4. SuperYoshiBros (talk) Per all.
  5. Baby Luigi (talk) Differences in art style do not merit a merge. Per all.
  6. Koopakoolklub (talk) Per Baby Luigi. And everyone else.
  7. Green 6017 King Of The Slowpoke (talk) Per all.
  8. Ninelevendo (talk) Per Mario. If we did this, we would need to make Paper Goomba. Per Misty on that.
  9. Ghost Jam (talk) Per all, for now. Suggest revisiting after the game has been released.


I would suggest waiting until the game is released. In Kirby's Epic Yarn, the Yarn Waddle Dees are fakes created by Yin-Yarn. If YWW has a similar plot, then yes. Until then it's just an artistic design. (But I'm not voting, cuz I have no opinion till it's released.) Peanutjon (talk) 20:36, 12 June 2014 (EDT)

They may be fakes, but they're still Waddle Dees, per se. If somebody like Tabuu was responsible for creating those Goombas, they'd still be Goombas. Mario Green.pngBazooka Mario BadaBoom! 19:45, 15 June 2014 (EDT)
They are described as "Yin-Yarn made these imposters! They look just like the real ones!" (the Waddle Dees). They are referred to as "imposters" and have a different appearance (despite the description, Waddle Dees appear in non-yarn style next to the yarn Waddle Dees when Dedede is kidnapped). Thus they are separate. If the yarn enemies are the same (whoever the villain is creating fake Shy Guys in yarn style), it would not be the same as Tabuu creating a Goomba (since these Goombas would look identical and act identical and basically be identical). This may not be a reason to create a separate page (as they have no info that is separate from ordinary Shy Guys or whatever besides appearance. Additionally every existing Kirby Wiki that isn't noob-filled combines Waddle Dees with Fake Waddle Dees). But, if they are revealed to be separate creatures, I will start a proposal to separate (if this one doesn't separate), even though it probably shouldn't be. Peanutjon (talk) 16:49, 16 June 2014 (EDT)
So, if the only tangible difference is their origins....that still doesn't merit a split. We have this article on the wiki, though the former ghost was created by that Van Gore ghost...that still doesn't merit their own separate page. You're also basing this off looks. By this logic, you'd want to split the Goombas from Paper Mario, who not only look different but actually behave differently (they headbonk you and they take more than one stomp to dispatch them in typical cases). BabyLuigiFire.png Ray Trace(T|C) 17:05, 16 June 2014 (EDT)
That has nothing to do with what I said...?
1)I said that it doesn't deserve its own page because it's effectively the same
2) Again, I said it doesn't deserve its own page
3)No, I am not, I'm basing it off of origins and looks, because it appears different and was created as a clone. Besides, I said it doesn't deserve its own page
4)How did you even get that I implied that's the same situation??? Goombas in that game are graphic choices. In Kirby's Epic Yarn it was not the same way- Yin-Yarn created them as doppelgangers. And, not to be redundant, I SAID IT DOESN'T DESERVE ITS OWN PAGE. Peanutjon (talk) 22:49, 19 June 2014 (EDT)

Chomp Rock[edit]

It's in a screen shot. Near the castle.

Un named Huffin Puffin like creature?[edit]

How do we know it isn't a huffin puffin? It looks and acts like one! Toadbrigade5 (talk) 14:02, 25 June 2014 (EDT)

That's the only sentence that says they're different species, so I'll change it. PikaSamus (talk) 14:52, 25 June 2014 (EDT)

Invincibility Music[edit]

Invinciblity remixed for Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.
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Invincibility Star remix of Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Woolly World gameplay in the E3 2015.


I just got a newsletter from Nintendo and amongst the stuff there, they had a list of upcoming and new games, to which Yoshi's Woolly World was listed. The release date they showed was 2015, nothing about the already said first half of 2015. Maybe it'll be like Mario Maker, which was also pushed into a less detailed 2015 release. And I know they show these things cause Splatoon was still listed as May 2015, while other titles simply said 2015. Sprite of Yoshi's stock icon from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tails777 Talk to me!Robin's stock icon from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

At Gamestop, their upcoming release chart gives it June 29. However, back when I saw this Splatoon had May 22, and is now confirmed for May 29, so their sheets aren't certain.--Weebbby (talk) 20:59, 13 April 2015 (EDT)
The recent Nintendo direct gave it a Fall release so there's the answer. No longer first half of 2015. Sprite of Yoshi's stock icon from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tails777 Talk to me!Robin's stock icon from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Power Badges[edit]

According to footage I saw from the European version of the game from YouTube users like NintenU, Power Badges can be unlocked after clearing certain levels. Here's a list: - Clear the level! Costs 2,000 Gems to use it, skips any level and can only be used in Mellow Mode. - Make any yarn ball huge! Costs 1,000 Gems to use it and any yarn balls collected are huge. - Fall into a pit? No problem! Costs 7,500 Gems to use it and appears to negate any effect of falling down a bottomless pit. - Power up Ground Pound! Costs 5,000 Gems to use it and increases the strength of Ground Pound. - All-you-can-eat watermelon! Costs 5,000 Gems to use it and possibly lets you spit seeds at the beginning of the level. - Immunity to fire and lava! Costs 7,500 Gems and you won't get hit by any fiery obstacle. - Play alongside Poochy! Costs 500 Gems and spawns Poochy in any stage. - Higher defense! Costs 3,000 Gems and decreases the damage you get from enemies. - See hidden items! Costs 5,000 Gems and works like the Magnifying Glass from Super Mario World 2. - Grab items by eating them. Costs 3,000 Gems and if you use Yoshi's tongue to snare items, you can use them! - Improve your speed! Costs 3,000 Gems and Yoshi's speed increases. - Pull items to you with your magnetic force! Costs 5,000 Gems and if you go near an item, it'll be pulled to Yoshi. - All-you-can-eat fire watermelon! Costs 5,000 Gems and possibly lets you breathe fire at the beginning of the level. - All-you-can-eat ice watermelon! Costs 5,000 Gems and possibly lets you breathe ice at the beginning of the level.

There isn't a section of this on the wiki, so if anyone can add them, I'll be happy!

From, Owencrazyboy9.

The watermelons work in a rather interesting way. At the start of the level, a watermelon (seeds, fire, or ice) spawns in the air. Once eaten, it works per standard fashion (many seeds or 3 ice/fire bursts). Once consumed, another watermelon will show up at your current location. If you don't grab the watermelon, every so often it will move to your current location. The floating watermelons will spawn at any time you don't currently have a spawned watermelon in your mouth (even if you have a normally-occurring watermelon in your mouth).

Squishy3000 (talk) 23:20, 30 October 2015 (EDT)

References for unreleased designs[edit]

Please reference any unreleased amiibo and there designs. - Cubeguy2ver.pngCubeguy(talk)


The 4th Boss in this game has a very similar method of defeating to the first Mario Party DS boss "Feed and Seed," should we mention this? Both use bombs of some kind to lure the Piranha into eating them for defeating. Pinkolol16 (talk) 05:12, 26 July 2015 (EDT)

You can if you want, but probably put it on Naval Piranha's(the boss) page, maybe in the trivia. You can maybe put it in the "Feed and Seed" page, but it's not necessary.


A few bits of minutia[edit]

  • In the North American version of the game, the Candyfloss Yoshi (World 3-7) is referred to as the Cotton Candy Yoshi. In a similar vein, the Wii U Yoshi is called the Wii U Deluxe Yoshi on the NA version. Both of these have been added, by me or someone else.
  • The solid color Yoshi that you start the game with (besides the red one) will change if you copy a file to another slot. Example: If I copy File 3 to File 2, the resulting save on File 2 will have a pink Yoshi, as opposed to the source save (File 3), which still has a light-blue Yoshi.
  • In the NA version, the world gates (or bollids, or whatever they're called) have pop-up text reading "World X", whereas the EU version's pop-up reads "WORLD X".


  • Victory in Boss Rush shows "WIN" in EU and "YOU WON!" in NA.
  • When you can get a free badge, the promotion is "Try One For Free!" on EU and "Everything's free!" in NA.

[More? Maybe some other time.]

Squishy3000 (talk) 23:15, 30 October 2015 (EDT)

Reference to Kirby's Epic Yarn?[edit]

Hey folks, I've played Epic Yarn before, and I noticed that, in level 3-1, "Yoshi and Cookies", the music heavily reuses a motif originally found as the "theme" of Epic Yarn. Should this be added to the references? The Blue Boo (talk) 12:08, 3 January 2016 (EST)

Unfortunately, I believe this wiki doesn't cover references to games outside of Mario games. MarioComix (talk) 16:59, 3 January 2016 (EST)
We do, just not in the "references to other games" section. It would be more appropriate here, which it already is.
-Toa 95 (talk)
Ok, ok, thanks. I wasn't aware. I'll keep that in mind for later. Thanks much. The Blue Boo (talk) 17:25, 3 January 2016 (EST)

Yoshi's Woolly World levels[edit]

Are we going to make articles for the remainder of the Woolly World levels? It's like someone did articles for the entire World 1 and then gave up. With all these red links for the levels in this game, it feels like we should actually make them. Due to not having played the game (yet) I probably can't be of much help, but still, if we want to make it look complete, we might as well make the articles.

Quizmelon (talk) 05:28, 23 July 2016 (EDT)

Split Mellow Mode[edit]

Currently Mellow Mode redirects to a section of this article. However, Yoshi's Crafted World also features Mellow Mode. The redirect should be made into its own article covering the mode in both games (and the 3DS port, Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World). B700465189a9 (talk) 19:15, March 21, 2019 (EDT)

It should be a disambiguation page if Crafted World's Mellow Mode is the exact same thing. Toadette icon CTTT.pngFont of Archivist Toadette's signature(T|C) 19:19, March 21, 2019 (EDT)
Isn't Mellow Mode just essentially the game's easy mode? Does it really need its own article? BabyLuigiFire.png Ray Trace(T|C) 19:20, March 21, 2019 (EDT)
It doesn't. At least not the Woolly World version of it. Toadette icon CTTT.pngFont of Archivist Toadette's signature(T|C) 19:22, March 21, 2019 (EDT)
A disambiguation page should work. Doomhiker (talk)Artwork of a Topmini from Super Mario Galaxy 19:30, March 21, 2019 (EDT)