Tricky Triangles!

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Tricky Triangles!
Location Rainbow Ride
Mission # 5
Game Super Mario 64 / Super Mario 64 DS
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Tricky Triangles! is the fifth mission of Rainbow Ride in Super Mario 64 and Super Mario 64 DS.


Once the player reaches the four spinning platforms, they need to slide down the pole to the left. The player then has to use a tilting platform to reach another platform, followed by using a swinging platform to cross the gap. Then the player has to cross a series of Donut Blocks with a tilting platform between them and jump across a gap while avoiding a flamethrower. Past the moving platform ahead is a gap with Donut Blocks across it, followed by a slight ramp and a few more Donut Blocks. After the player crosses these blocks, there is a large platform with a Purple Switch and triangular platforms. Pressing the switch will cause the triangles to flip upside-down, allowing the player to use them as platforms. The player needs to climb the platforms to reach the Power Star before the switch's timer runs out. The player must do this quickly because the time limit is very short.

In the DS version, if Luigi takes the Carpet Path to the right and lands on an L-shaped platform before the spinning platform, he can backflip to the Star from there.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese おおぞら アスレチック
Ōzora Asurechikku
Heavenly Athletics
Spanish El secreto de las pirámides The secret of the pyramids
French Vicieux triangles! Vicious triangles!
Italian Triangoli traditori! Treacherous triangles!
Korean 하늘위장애물경기
Haneul wi Jangaemul Gyeonggi
Athletics over the Sky
Chinese 狡猾的三角[1]
Jiǎohuá de Sānjiǎo
Tricky Triangles


  1. ^ From the score sheetMedia:SM64DS course list in Chinese.png and the star menu of Super Mario 64 DS as localized by iQue.