World 2 (Super Mario Bros. 2)

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World 2
Birdo and Tryclyde in the desert of Subcon.
Game Super Mario Bros. 2
Level(s) 3
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World 2 (known as Chapter 2 in Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic; also known as the World of Deserts[1][2]) is the second world of Super Mario Bros. 2. The world has a desert and pyramid theme to it, which is later revisited in World 6. It is in this world that the player meets for the first time the Cobrat, Pokey, and Panser enemies, as well as their first boss fight against Red Birdo, who can spit fireballs as well as eggs. The main boss of the world, fought at the end of World 2-3, is Tryclyde, the three-headed snake.

Level Information[edit]

Level Preview Description
World 2-1 SMB2 W2-1 Screenshot.png This level is divided into two segments. The first requires the player to get through it while avoiding traps like quicksand and enemies. In the pyramid, the player have to dig through soft sand. Read more...
World 2-2 World 2-2 from the All-stars version of SMB2 The player has to go through the desert first, followed by digging soft sand. This level introduces Red Birdo. Read more...
World 2-3 World 2-3 from Super Mario Bros. 2 (Super Mario All-Stars) Tryclyde is the boss of this level. There is a cave that only Luigi can get to. Read more...


  1. ^ Nintendo Power Volume 1, pages 20 and 22.
  2. ^ Super Mario Bros. 2 Inside Out, Part I. Page 12.