World 5-2 (Super Mario Bros.)

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World 5-2
SMB NES World 5-2 Screenshot.png
World-Level World 5-2
World World 5
Game Super Mario Bros.
Time limit 400 seconds
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World 5-2 is the second level of World 5 in Super Mario Bros. and the eighteenth level overall in said game.


Map of World 5-2

The player starts at the bottom of a small flight of stairs, which has a Turtle Cannon at the top. After which is a Koopa Troopa and a jumping board, followed by two rows of Brick Blocks with the top-right-most block containing a power-up. Next is a Koopa Paratroopa followed by a Hammer Brother on a small flight of stairs. Afterward is a Warp Pipe with a Piranha Plant, which leads to an underwater area with Bloobers, Cheep-cheeps, and sinking lifts that push the player downward. After the initial Warp Pipe is a broken set of stairs with two Little Goombas walking down it, followed by a formation of blocks and a Hammer Brother By finding a Hidden Block to the right of the row of ? Blocks, the player can reach a beanstalk in the left-most Brick Block above that leads to Coin Heaven. After the blocks and a gap is a Koopa Paratroopa and a Turtle Cannon, then the Warp Pipe the player exits the underwater area through, and two rows of Brick Blocks with Hammer Brothers on them; the Hammer Brothers do appear if the player went through the underwater area, however. In the rightmost block of the top row of Brick Blocks is a Starman, and after a gap and a stone pillar is where the player drops down from Coin Heaven if they took that route. After a line of Buzzy Beetles, there are two low blocks containing a Coin Block on the left and a power-up on the right; if the player is in Super or Fiery form, they need to crouch and slide to collect the contents. After some platforms are some Little Goombas and Koopa Paratroopas, and a single Brick Block containing a power-up. Next is a pipe with a Piranha Plant and a Koopa Paratroopa jumping down the broken up stairs before the flagpole.

Super Mario Bros. Deluxe challenges[edit]

In Super Mario Bros. Deluxe, the player can collect five Red Coins, find a hidden Yoshi Egg, and get a medal based on their score. The Yoshi Egg is found in a Hidden Block above the last step of the stairs with the Hammer Brother, and the score to beat is 36000. The Red Coin locations are:

  • In the Brick Block directly underneath the first power-up
  • After the lifts in the underwater area
  • In the low-hanging Coin Block
  • In an added Coin Block in the high Brick Block platform, Hidden Blocks are placed underneath
  • Above the Brick Block platform above the final pipe


Name Count
SMB Goomba Sprite.gif
Little Goomba
Green Koopa Troopa SMB.gif
Green Koopa Troopa
SMB Red Koopa Troopa.gif
Red Koopa Troopa
SMB Green Koopa Paratroopa Sprite.gif
Green Koopa Paratroopa
Buzzy Beetle
PiranhaPlant SMB Sprite.gif
Piranha Plant
Bill Blaster Sprite SMB.png
Turtle Cannon
Bullet Bill Super Mario Bros.png
Bullet Bill
(infinitely spawned from Turtle Cannons)
SMB Hammer Bro Throwing Hammer Sprite.gif
Hammer Brother
SMB Swimming Cheep Cheep Sprite.gif
(infinitely spawned off screen from the right)
SMB Blooper Sprite.gif

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