Tasty Tonic

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Tasty Tonic
PaperMario Items TastyTonic.png Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Paper Mario description A very tasty tonic. Cures poisoning and shrinking.
The Thousand-Year Door description A tasty medicine. Cures poison and other ailments.
“It's my all-time favorite drink. It really clears out the old beak, yes indeed.”
Koopa Koot, Paper Mario

A Tasty Tonic is an item in Paper Mario. They are sold at Harry's Shop for five coins each and Yoshi's Cabana for only two coins each.

Additionally, a Tasty Tonic can be found behind a bush in the southeastern corner of an area left of the oasis in Dry Dry Desert, while another can be found in a crate in the prison under the first Guard Door room in Bowser's Castle. They can also be dropped by various enemies, including Bandits, Pokeys, Pokey Mummies, Hurt Plants and M. Bushes.

A Tasty Tonic can be used to remove any Poison and/or shrinking ailment inflicted upon Mario. They can be used both inside and outside of battle, though do not have any effect outside of battle as all status ailments disappear at the end of a battle.

The Tasty Tonic reappears in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door and serves the same purpose. It is sold in the item shop in Rogueport for three coins. It is also sold on the Excess Express for three coins.


Recipe Result of Cooked Item
Lime Tasty Tonic
Bubble Berry
Honey Syrup + Yellow Berry
Honey Syrup + Blue Berry
Honey Syrup + Red Berry
Honey Syrup + Apple
Honey Syrup + Lemon
Honey Syrup + Lime
Honey Syrup + Coconut

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スッキリドリンク[1]
Sukkiri Dorinku
Refreshing Drink
Chinese 恢复饮料
Huīfù Yǐnliào
Restoring Drink
French Tonifiant Toning
German Saures Tonic Sour tonic
Italian Fit Tonic -
Spanish Tónico Tonic


  1. ^ "Paper Mario: From Japanese to English". (June 17, 2013). The Mushroom Kingdom. Retrieved February 4, 2015.