Windward Way

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Windward Way
YCW WindwardWay.png
World Sky-High Heights
Game Yoshi's Crafted World
Music track Main Theme
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Windward Way is the third level of Sky-High Heights in Yoshi's Crafted World. The level features the only appearance of normal Goonies and fans that blow sphere platforms upward.


Front side[edit]

The level begins with a set of five sphere platforms blown by fans, with a Shy Guy Tower on one. Then, a small set of Goonies is found, with an Egg Block directly after. After this, more Goonies appear with sphere platforms, with a nest containing a Flightless Goonie after. Next, Yoshi must traverse more sphere platforms, this time with Fly Guys in the way. The first Check Point is found after this.

After the first Check Point, a fan-blown sphere platform appears before a large set of Goonies Yoshi must jump across to traverse a pit. Afterward, Yoshi reaches a set of sphere platforms with a blue Time Cloud that makes Blue Coins appear, some carried by Shy Guys. A larger sphere platform appears, with an alcove containing Flightless Goonies and a Roulette Block after. Yoshi must walk south to reach a red Time Cloud with Flightless Goonies around it. Hitting the Time Cloud make multiple Fooly Flowers appear in the shape of a Goonie, with a Smiley Flower hidden inside. Yoshi must then move back north, and jump across nests containing Flightless Goonies, with an Egg Block after. Next is another set of Goonies over a pit, with the second Check Point right after it.

A set of sphere platforms appears after the second checkpoint, with some spheres blown higher, and more Fly Guys in the way. After that is larger nest containing several Flightless Goonies, with another set of fewer sphere platforms and Goonies afterward. After traversing a final row of Goonies and a set of sphere platforms, Yoshi reaches the goal where four colorful egg carton flowers stand.

Flip side[edit]

Goonies still move the same direction they did before, although they still face toward the camera. The light-blue Poochy Pup is found on one of three sphere platforms in the background of the large nest of Flightless Goonies. The Fooly Flowers still appear, but the Smiley Flower with them does not. The Black Poochy Pup is found in a small nest of Flightless Goonies right next to the Fooly Flowers. The pink Poochy Pup flutters over a pit just before the second Egg Block.


Smiley Flowers[edit]

  • Smiley Flower 1: Right after the first Flightless Goonie nest, held by a Fly Guy.
  • Smiley Flower 2: At the set of Goonies after the first Check Point.
  • Smiley Flower 3: A blue Time Cloud appears at a set of sphere platforms. Yoshi must collect all the Blue Coins within the time limit, with Shy Guys in the way.
  • Smiley Flower 4: Yoshi must hit a red Time cloud to make Fooly Flowers appear in the shape of a Goonie, with the Smiley Flower hidden within it.
  • Smiley Flower 5: Right after the fourth flower, a third Flight less Goonie nest is found at the upper left. At it is a hidden Winged Cloud containing the flower.
  • Smiley Flower 6: After the second Egg Block, a blue Time Cloud is found within the set of Goonies. Yoshi must throw eggs at four balloons that appear in the background to get the flower.
  • Smiley Flower 7: Right after the second Check Point, carried by a Fly Guy in the background.
  • Smiley Flower 8: At the final row of Goonies, a hidden Winged Cloud surrounded by coins is found. Hitting the Winged Cloud makes the flower appear.

Three more Smiley Flowers are awarded for collecting at least 100 coins in the level, completing the level with 20 hearts, and collecting all 20 Red Coins.


Found on the flip side:

  • Egg Carton Flightless Goonie: Found after the Fooly Flowers, behind the larger sphere platform.

Found on the flip side:

  • Egg Carton Flower: Found on the egg carton platform after the first Egg Block.

Found on the front side:

  • Smiling Star 1: Found in the background at the first set of Goonies.
  • Smiling Star 2: Pierced into a mountain in the background, near the first Smiley Flower.
  • Smiling Star 3: On a purple ground block that can be hit from the spot with the red Time Cloud.
  • Smiling Star 4: Moves in and out of a mountain at the second Check Point.
  • Smiling Star 5: Descends in the background, right at the goal.


Sprout is found below a slope and can be hit from the spot with the red Time Cloud.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese お空の上のふわふわボール
Osora no Ue no Fuwafuwa Bōru
Floaty Ball above the Sky

Chinese 在空中飘浮的软软球 (Simplified)
在空中飄浮的軟軟球 (Traditional)
Zài Kōngzhōng Piāofú de Ruǎnruǎn Qiú
Soft Ball Floating in the Sky

French Balles flottantes
Floating balls
Italian Via dei palloncini
Way of the balloons
Spanish Entre bolas flotantes
Among Floating Balls