Twist 'n' Out

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Twist 'n' Out
Twist 'n' Out from Mario Party 5
Appears in Mario Party 5
Type Battle mini-game
Music track Bustling Noisily
Music sample

Twist 'n' Out is a Battle minigame found in Mario Party 5. Its name comes from the title of the song "Twist and Shout," which was first recorded by The Top Notes and later popularized by The Isley Brothers and The Beatles.


The four players are standing in a flower-filled field in a meadow as a Tweester flies around and creates a tornado that surrounds them.


This minigame consists of each player trying to hit the others into the tornado surrounding them with their hammer. When and where the hammer hits changes the direction the characters fly when knocked. The tornado also slowly gets bigger as time passes. The last player remaining is the winner. If everyone gets blown away, the game ends in a draw.


Once someone wins, the tornado disappears as the Tweester flies away, and the losers fall from the sky, dazed. The cloudy day turns sunny, and the winner does their winning animation as confetti lands around them.


  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Swing hammer

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Stay in the eye of the tornado, and don't get knocked outside. The last one standing wins."
  • Advice"Use the hammer to knock your opponents into the tornado. The direction they fly depends on when and where the hammer hits."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ハンマーファイト
Hanmā Faito
Hammer Fight
French Tornado Marto Hammer Tornado
German Hämmer im Sturm Hammer in Storm
Italian Nell'occhio del ciclone In the eye of the cyclone
Spanish ¡Fuera del vórtice! Out of the Vortex!