Walking Piranha Plants!

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This article is about Walking Piranha Plants!, a course in Rock-Candy Mines. For more uses, see Rock-Candy Mines-5. For the enemies featured, see Stalking Piranha Plant.
Walking Piranha Plants!
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World-Level World 6-5
World Rock-Candy Mines
Game New Super Mario Bros. U
Time limit 400 seconds
500 seconds (Deluxe)
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Walking Piranha Plants!, or Rock-Candy Mines-5, is the fifth course of Rock-Candy Mines in New Super Mario Bros. U. It is unlocked via completion of Waddlewing's Nest or Light Blocks, Dark Tower. Its own completion opens the path to a blue ! Switch and the course Screwtop Tower, while the secret exit opens the path to a red ! Switch and Screwtop Tower.


As the name implies, the main enemies of the course are Stalking Piranha Plants, while enemies like Goombas and Koopa Troopas are also present. Another gimmick of the course are chains which the player can use to swing across gaps with.

Star Coins[edit]

  • Star Coin 1: After a series of Stalking Piranha Plants, The first Star Coin is hidden inside a wall.
  • Star Coin 2: Shortly after the first Star Coin in a gap in the sky which leads to the area with the second Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: Beneath an orange bridge, Flying Squirrel Mario is required to reach the third Star Coin.

Secret Exit[edit]

Before the final chain is a hidden wall with a Warp Pipe that leads to the secret exit. It unlocks a path to a red Exclamation Mark Switch and Screwtop Tower. This switch serve as an access switch to the second entrance of Roy's Conveyor Castle in case Thrilling Spine Coaster is not yet unlocked.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 歩きはじめたパックンフラワー
Aruki hajimeta Pakkun Furawā
Piranha Plants walking for the first time
Spanish Cumbres acechosas Ambush summits
French Ascension à tâtons Fumbling ascent
Dutch Piranha Plants op pootjes Piranha Plants on the move
German Ballett der Piranha-Pflanzen Ballet of Piranha-Plants
Italian Piante Piranha ambulanti Walking Piranha Plants
Portuguese (NOE) Plantas Piranha à Solta! Piranha Plants on the Loose!
Russian Прогулка растений-пираний
Progulka rasteniy-piraniy
Piranha Plant walk
Korean 걷기 시작한 뻐끔플라워
Geotgi Sijakan Ppeokkeumpeullawo
Piranha Plant That Started Walking

Level map[edit]

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