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The Warp Block is a block in the Mario Party series that, when used, will transport a character who hits it to another character's space. In turn, the player that they travel to will then be transported to their initial spot. It appears in Mario Party, Mario Party 2, Mario Party 3, and Mario Party Superstars.
In Mario Party 2 and Mario Party 3, the Warp Block can be purchased at the Item Shop on the board or obtained from the Item mini-game. It can be used anytime. It is also Yoshi's favorite item. Unlike in Mario Party, the player can roll the regular Dice Block after using it.
In Mario Party 4, the Warp Block is replaced by the Warp Pipe, and has been its successor ever since, though Yoshi's bio in the Mario Party 4 instruction booklet mentions them, possibly referring to Warp Spaces.
In Mario Party: Star Rush, Mario Party: The Top 100, and Super Mario Party, the Warp Box from Super Mario 3D Land takes on the Warp Block's role, teleporting the player to a chosen rival's space when used, but does not swap places with the rival, and the Warp Pipe item is absent.
After a long absence, the Warp Block returns in Mario Party Superstars with a different appearance: the rainbow color is now shifting, and the question marks on all sides are replaced by two light blue circular arrows that appear on one side, instead of all sides. It reprises its function from Mario Party 2 and 3. A variation of this item, the Super Warp Block, is introduced in this game, and only appears in the final five turns. It has orange arrows instead of light blue arrows. It works mostly the same as its regular counterpart, except the opponent who the player swaps places with can be selected by the player themself instead of being random.
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