World 2-1 (Super Mario Bros. 3)

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World 2-1
SMAS SMB3 World 2-1 Screenshot.png
Level code World 2-1
World Desert Land
Game Super Mario Bros. 3
Time limit 300 seconds
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World 2-1 is the first level of Desert Land in Super Mario Bros. 3. It can be accessed by completing Grass Land.


Super Mario Bros. 3 World 2-1 Map

This level mostly consists of stacks of Brick Blocks, along with multiple small pipes serving as platforms.

The player will start in front of multiple stacks of Brick Blocks. Pile Driver Micro-Goombas are hidden among the Brick Blocks, so the player must be careful to avoid being hit by them. Afterwards, the player will encounter a Koopa Troopa near a ? Block containing a Starman. Past this are some Firesnakes patrolling the first few small pipes. While the pipes themselves cannot be entered, they do enclose small areas containing coins and 1-Up Mushrooms. The player must be wary of the multiple Goombas and Firesnakes on and around the pipes. Towards the end of the level are two regular-sized pipes, containing Piranha Plants, surrounding a stack of Brick Blocks, and finally the goal is reached.

There are two hidden rooms in the level; the first one requires Raccoon Mario, and can be reached by flying left upwards on the first pipe platforms. Inside is a Switch Block, which will produce Blue Coins in the room, and also provide access to certain blocked-off sections outside of the room. The second hidden room is found in the pipe closest to the goal near the end of the level; inside is another Switch Block, which can be used to turn the stack of Brick Blocks outside into coins.


Name Count
A Pile Driver Micro-Goomba from Super Mario Bros. 3.
Pile Driver Micro-Goomba
A red Koopa Troopa in SMB3
Red Koopa Troopa
Firesnake as it appears in Super Mario Bros. 3
A sprite of a Goomba from Super Mario Bros. 3.
Green Piranha Plant, from Super Mario Bros. 3
Piranha Plant
2 (green)

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