- This article is about Yoob's Belly, a location in Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. For other uses, see Belly.
- “I surmise we're inside that beast's gastric chambers...”
- —Stuffwell, Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
Yoob's Belly is a location in the game Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time.
During the events of the game, Mario, Luigi, Baby Mario, and Baby Luigi find Kamek and Baby Bowser on Yoshi's Island's mountaintop, possessing the Cobalt Star shards they need. After beating Kamek, they pursue Baby Bowser, who had ran off. While trying to get the Cobalt Star shards, which Baby Bowser eats out of spite for eating his cookies prior, two Shroob saucers pass by and notice the group. They fly towards Yoob and fire a beam at him, causing him to grow immensely. This allows him to see the group at the top of the mountain. Yoob proceeds to eat Baby Bowser and the four Mario Bros. Now inside Yoob, the brothers try to find a way out, and at the same time find Baby Bowser and rescue the Yoshis. After rescuing a few Yoshis, they manage to push a Chomp Rock down a small passage in Yoob, widening it and allowing them to proceed.
Eventually, they find out that Yoob also has a bio-engineered factory inside of itself, which traps Yoshis in eggs. This transforms them into Yoobs if they are not freed in time. The four soon find Toadbert. He was on the E. Gadd's time machine alongside Princess Peach and Toadiko, but cannot remember a single thing about what happened to her, except for one thing, which he depicts through a picture of Peach battling Princess Shroob. The quartet proceed to the end, where they find Sunnycide, who blocks their exit and looks after the eggs. After beating it, the passage opens, which the Yoshis, Toadbert, Baby Bowser and the four heroes exit through. Yoob, having its source of energy (the eggs) gone, "deactivates" and hangs on the mountainside.
The first section of Yoob's Belly consists of a main room branching off into five other rooms. The main room also has protrusions that the babies brothers can be thrown into. One of these protrusions contains a fruit which must be given to the yellow Yoshi. The left-most room contains a red Yoshi trapped by an RC Shroober which must be fought. The second room from the left contains two spots that change colors when hit by a hammer. When those spots match the colored spheres on the wall, an opening appears. The baby brothers must use Baby Drill to pass underneath. The following room has sixteen of the colored spots which must be matched with the spheres in the other room to free the blue Yoshi. The middle room contains a Save Album and many enemies. The fourth room from the left contains many spikes and a trampoline that the baby brothers can use. Taking the trampoline takes them to a room with five holes. The baby brothers must drop down the middle hole to reach the pink Yoshi. Hammering the spot nearby forms platforms above the spikes, freeing the pink Yoshi. The right-most room contains a cyan Yoshi being attacked by an RC Shroober. Baby Drill must be used to reach an adjacent room that contains a pump. Baby Mario must use Baby Pump to hit the RC Shroober's Shroob saucer. Doing so blows up half the wall, allowing the brothers to fight the RC Shroober. Saving these Yoshis allows them to push the Chomp Rock, opening the path ahead. Going down the newly formed path leads to a Warp Pipe.
Taking the Warp Pipe takes the brothers to the second section of Yoob's Belly. The first room contains many enemies. The second room contains two eggs containing Yoshis which must be smashed open by hitting the blocks they are in and pushing them into a wall with Baby Pump. Doing so allows the Yoshis to push the Chomp Rock blocking the way. The third room contains more enemies and branches into two rooms. The bottom room contains Yoshis that give the brothers items if they are spoken to and a 4-Bros. Random Block. The top room must be opened by pressing a 4-Person Panel. In this room, Toadbert explains he lost his memory and gives the brothers his drawing. The penultimate room contains another Save Album. The final room contains Sunnyside and beating it opens the exit.
The group can go back into Yoob's Belly anytime in the game by going up the mountaintop, though once they get inside, they will have to exit through the passage in order to get back on Yoshi's Island.
|Super Mushroom||Two are in the ? Block in the scene to the northeast of the main scene in the first area.|
|Three are in the right green block in the southeast of the third scene in the second area.|
|Mushroom Drop||In the south ? Block of the second scene in the second area.|
|Super Drop||Two are in the ? Block in the east trunk of the fourth scene in the second area.|
|1-Up Mushroom||In the third ? Block in the scene below the main scene of the first area.|
|1-Up Super||In the left red block in the west trunk in the main scene of the first area.|
|Given by the cyan Yoshi in the bottom scene of the second area.|
|Green Shell||Four are in the ? Block in the northwest of the second scene in the second area.|
|Cannonballer||Three are in the first ? Block in the scene below the main scene of the first area.|
|Four are in the east ? Block of the second scene in the second area.|
|Three are in the ? Block in the north of the fourth scene in the second area.|
|Smash Egg||Three are in the second ? Block in the scene below the main scene of the first area.|
|Four are given by the blue Yoshi in the bottom scene of the second area.|
|Ice Flower||Three are in the red block in the southeast of the scene to the north of the main scene in the first area.|
|Three are in the green block in the southwest of the scene to the north of the main scene in the first area.|
|Three are in the green block in the southeast of the area above the scene to the northeast of the main scene in the first area.|
|Three are in the ? Block in the southeast of the fourth scene in the second area.|
|Fruit||In the ? Block in the northeast trunk in the main scene of the first area.|
|Puffy Trousers||In the right green block in the north of the scene to the north of the main scene in the first area.|
|Drain Badge||Given by the red Yoshi in the bottom scene of the second area.|
|Toadbert's Drawing||Given by Toadbert in the first scene to the up of the fourth scene in the second area.|
|Bean||Fifteen in total are in the main scene of the first area.|
|In the southwest of the scene to the west of the main scene in the first area.|
|In the west of the scene to the north of the main scene in the first area.|
|In the northeast platform in the scene to the northeast of the main scene in the first area.|
|In the northeast corner of the scene to the east of the mian scene in the first area.|
|In the southeast of the bottom scene of the second area.|
|In the southwest of the bottom scene in the second area.|
|In the southeast of the second scene to the up of the fourth scene in the second area.|
Names in other languages
Gesshī no Naka
|French||Le ventre de Yoob||Yoob's belly|
|Italian||Dentro la pancia di Yoob||Inside Yoob's belly|
|Korean||겟시 몸 속
Getsi Mom Sok
|Inside Yoob's Body|
|Spanish||Estómago de Yoob||Yoob's stomach|
- If the Baby Mario Bros. dig underground while in Yoob's Belly and when his belly is expanded, the player can see the Yoob suffering in pain on the Top Screen. This no longer happens after Sunnycide is defeated, however.
- While the Mario Bros. are inside Yoob's Belly, Yoob can be seen scratching his lower jaw on the top screen, when the creature is actually holding on one side of the mountain. This no longer happens after Sunnycide is defeated, however.
- In the North American version, the Save Album is located in the main room of the first area of Yoob's Belly. In other versions, the Save Album is located in the north.