Yellow block

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This article is about the objects in the Paper Mario series. For information on ! Boxes from Super Mario 64, which are sometimes known as Yellow Blocks, see ! Block#Super Mario 64 / Super Mario 64 DS.
A yellow block

Yellow blocks (also parsed Yellow Blocks) are objects seen in the Paper Mario series; they can be destroyed with the basic hammer. In Paper Mario and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, they are not very hard to get by, with stone blocks and metal blocks presenting more difficult obstacles. In the latter game, however, a new type of yellow block is also present, being much larger, having angry eyebrows, and requiring a swing from the Super Hammer in order to be destroyed. In the original Paper Mario, Kammy Koopa is shown summoning one of these in to interfere with Mario's progress.

In Super Paper Mario, yellow blocks are significantly rarer than in the previous games, likely due to the fact that Cudge, the hammer Pixl, is not acquired until Chapter 5.

Yellow blocks share their appearance with the Rotating Blocks from Super Mario World.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 黄色ブロック
Ki-iro Burokku
Yellow block
Chinese (Simplified) 黄色砖块[1]
Huángsè Zhuānkuài
Yellow block
Italian Blocco giallo Yellow block


  1. ^ From iQue's localization of Paper Mario: (8:48)