Tree Stomp

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Tree Stomp
Wario in Tree Stomp from Mario Party 4
Appears in Mario Party 4
Type 1-vs-3 mini-game
Time limit 45 seconds
Music track Heart-Pumping
Music sample

Tree Stomp is a 1-vs-3 minigame in Mario Party 4. The name is a pun on "tree stump."

Introduction

The camera "stomps" through the forest as stomping noises are heard. The solo player is shown getting shocked, and the camera zooms out to reveal the three other players in their tree stump robots.

Gameplay

In the minigame, the team controls giant tree stump robots modified for movement. The solo player must run around, avoiding contact with the team's machines. If two robots collide, they crash and malfunction for about two seconds before control is returned. Sometimes, Ukikis throw banana peels onto the field, causing anyone who touches them to slip. They also throw golden bananas, which speed up any character who touches them. The solo player wins if they survive for 45 seconds. The team players win if they eliminate the solo player.

Ending

If the solo player wins, the tree stump robots controlled by the team players break apart, and the camera zooms in on the solo player as they do a winning pose. If the team players win, they do winning poses.

Controls

Solo (1 player)

  • Control Stick – Move

Group (3 players)

  • Control Stick – Change direction
  • A Button – Forward
  • B Button – Back

In-game text

  • Game Rules"Three players control robots while the other player runs. The runner must stay alive for 45 seconds to win."
  • Advice"Grabbing a golden banana will make you faster, but be careful how fast you get going!"

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese どたばた!バナナガーデン
Dotabata! Bananagāden
Slapstick! Banana Garden

German Arbor-Attacke
Arbor Attack
Italian Tronchi pericolosi
Dangerous trunks
Spanish Los troncos de Troncui
Ukiki's Trunks