The Star in the Sinking Swamp

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The Star in the Sinking Swamp
The hidden Star in the Boo Moon Galaxy
Location Boo Moon Galaxy
Mission # 3
Game Super Mario Galaxy 2
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The Star in the Sinking Swamp is the hidden third mission of the Boo Moon Galaxy in Super Mario Galaxy 2. This mission takes place in the Silver Stars Pop-Up mission.


The player has to redo the first mission up until they reach the Launch Star at the end of the Sinking Swamp. Instead of taking the Launch Star, the player should continue following the Snake Block, which will dive under the swamp, but will resurface shortly after. Following along a smaller and faster moving Snake Block and avoiding the Octoboos, the player can reach the Power Star at the end.


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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese しずみ沼に浮かぶスター
Shizumi numa ni ukabu Sutā
Star floating over the sinking swamp
Chinese 沉浮沼澤的星星
Chénfú Zhǎozé de Xīngxīng
Star of the Sinking-Floating Swamp
French L'étoile du marécage hanté The star of the haunted marsh
German Der Stern des stinkenden Sumpfs The stinking swamp's Star
Italian Al Chiar di Luna At the Moonlight
Spanish Una luna como una cuna A moon like a crib