World 4-2 (Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels)

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World 4-2
World 4-2
Level code World 4-2
World World 4
Game Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Time limit 400 seconds
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World 4-2 is the second level of World 4 in Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels and the fourteenth level overall in said game.


The player starts facing five Bill Blasters with a ? Block containing a power-up between them. After the Bill Blasters is a Super Star within the Brick Block, followed by a Springboard after some gaps and Buzzy Beetles the player can use to reach a higher platform. On this platform, the player will encounter a Koopa Troopa and a Lakitu, the former of which the player can kick to defeat a row of enemies underneath. After a tall pipe with a Piranha Plant is a row of ? Blocks over some Bill Blasters, the left-most block contains a power-up and the right-most block contains a Poison Mushroom. After a Coin Block suspended over a pit is a Hammer Bro. before the path splits. At the end of the upper path is another Hammer Bro., and the first pipe at the end of the bottom path is a Warp Pipe to an underground area with Coins and Hidden Blocks containing a power-up and a Poison Mushroom. After the pipe at the end of both paths (which is the exit pipe from the underground area) are scattered platforms with a Koopa Paratroopa above them before the Goal Pole.


Name Count
Bill Blaster sprite.
Turtle Cannon
Bullet Bill
Bullet Bill
(infinitely spawned from Turtle Cannons)
Buzzy Beetle
A Red Koopa Troopa from Super Mario Bros.
Red Koopa Troopa
SMB Lakitu Throwing Spiny Sprites.gif
(infinitely respawn one at a time after death from 1 set location)
SMB Spiny Sprite.gif
(infinitely spawned from Lakitus)
Goomba's walking animation from Super Mario Bros.
Little Goomba
A Green Koopa Troopa walking from Super Mario Bros.
Green Koopa Troopa
A Red Piranha Plant from Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Piranha Plant
SMB Hammer Bro Throwing Hammer Sprite.gif
Hammer Brother
A Green Koopa Paratroopa
Green Koopa Paratroopa

Level statistics[edit]

Feature Count Notes
A Coin from Super Mario Bros..
46 16 in ? Blocks, up to 10 in one Coin Block, 2 in Hidden Blocks in the secret area, and 18 in open air in the secret area.
Super Mushroom sprite from Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels.
Magic Mushroom
3 Replaced by Fire Flowers if Mario is already Super Mario.
Fire Flower
Fire Flower
3 Replaces Magic Mushrooms if Mario is Super Mario.
A Starman from Super Mario Bros..
1 Hidden in a Brick Block.
SMBLL Poison Mushroom Sprite.png
Poison Mushroom
2 One is hidden in a ? Block, and the other is hidden in an invisible block.
Secret Area 1 Entrance to the secret area is in the second pipe. Contains 20 coins (two in Hidden Blocks), a power-up and a Poison Mushroom. Exits out at the fourth pipe.

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