Terrace (Super Mario Galaxy)

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This article is about the dome in Super Mario Galaxy. For the room in Treacherous Mansion in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, see Terrace (Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon).
Outside of the Terrace
You should go to the Terrace first. Please rescue the Power Stars in the galaxies you see there.”
Rosalina, Super Mario Galaxy
Inside the Terrace

The Terrace is a dome in Super Mario Galaxy. It is the first dome that Mario or Luigi have access to, and is unlocked once the Grand Star from the Gateway Galaxy is recovered. The Terrace's exterior resembles an Earth-like atmosphere; it is grassy and sits on a plain-like patch of the Comet Observatory.

Inside, the Terrace has starry wallpaper with a castle design in silhouette. It is the most realistic observatory in the game, due to it not having a clear theme (such as Kitchen, Bedroom, etc.) and featuring an inside that looks like a real observation room would look like in the Mario franchise. There is a small telescope in the corner, presumably for looking at galaxies. It's possible that this is the telescope that once belonged to Rosalina's father, as mentioned in Rosalina's Storybook. As with all domes, the Terrace has a Pull Star in the center used to access its galaxies.

The main boss of the Terrace is Megaleg.

Galaxies[edit]

SMG-Terrace Dome Model.png
Galaxy Description Star(s) Unlocking criterion
Good Egg Galaxy.png
Good Egg Galaxy
This is a fairly basic Galaxy. There are two bosses, Dino Piranha and King Kaliente, fought here during the first and third missions, respectively. Dino Piranha is also fought under Speedy Comet conditions. Smg icon powerstar.pngSmg icon powerstar.png
Smg icon powerstar.pngSmg icon speedycomet.png
Smg icon purplecomet.pngSmg icon powerstar.png
Collect the Grand Star in the Gateway Galaxy.
Honeyhive Galaxy.png
Honeyhive Galaxy
This is a bee-themed Galaxy. The Bee Mushroom is introduced here. Bugaboom is fought here during the third mission. Queen Bee lives here. The Toad Brigade is first found here. Smg icon powerstar.pngSmg icon powerstar.png
Smg icon powerstar.pngSmg icon cosmiccomet.png
Smg icon purplecomet.pngSmg icon powerstar.png
Collect three Stars.
Loopdeeloop Galaxy.png
Loopdeeloop Galaxy
This is a ray surfing Mini-Galaxy. Penguins are found here. Smg icon powerstar.png Collect five Stars.
Flipswitch Galaxy.png
Flipswitch Galaxy
This is a Galaxy made mostly out of one Flipswitch Panel-filled planet. Other planets exist, but are inaccessible. Smg icon powerstar.png Collect seven Stars.
Bowser Jr.'s Robot Reactor.png
Bowser Jr.'s Robot Reactor
This is the boss Galaxy of the Terrace. Megaleg, the first major boss of the game, is fought here. Smg icon grandstar.png Collect eight Stars.
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Sweet Sweet Galaxy
This is a rather large Hungry Luma Galaxy. It is made entirely out of candy-themed platforms and structures. Smg icon powerstar.png Collect seven Stars and feed the Hungry Luma 400 Star Bits.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese テラス
Terasu
Terrace
Spanish Mirador de estrellas Star lookout
French Terrasse Terrace
German Terrasse Terrace
Korean 테라스
Teraseu
Terrace
Chinese 露台
Lùtái
Terrace