World 2-1 (Super Mario Bros. 2)

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World 2-1
SMB2 W2-1 Screenshot.png
World World 2
Game Super Mario Bros. 2
Boss Pink Birdo
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World 2-1 (Chapter 2-1 in Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic; titled A Desert Expedition[1] or Enter the World of Deserts![2]) is the first level of World 2 in Super Mario Bros. 2.


Map of World 2-1

This level is divided into two segments. In the first, the chosen character has to walk through the desert as they avoid traps like quicksand and enemies like Cobrats, Shyguys and a Panser. There are also two jars and a Magic Potion. In both jars, there is a Snifit and a Red Shell. In the pyramid, the character has to dig through soft sand until reaching the bottom while avoiding Shyguys and Snifits. Pink Birdo is fought in a chamber full of chasms.

Ace Coin locations in Super Mario Advance

  • The first one is above the first bones, right before the first jar.
  • The second coin is above the cactus and right before the Panser.
  • This one is in between the two cacti in the quicksand right before the pyramid.
  • The fourth coin is on the right side of the screen when the player starts digging.
  • The last one is below the fourth coin and to the left.

Yoshi Egg locations in Super Mario Advance

  • The first egg is falling in the very start of the quicksand.
  • The second egg is right where the red Panser is.


Name Count
Green Snifit
Green Snifit
Red Shy Guy
Red Shyguy
Pink Shyguy
Pink Shyguy
Red Panser
Pink Birdo



  1. ^ Nintendo Power Volume 1, page 20.
  2. ^ Super Mario Bros. 2 Inside Out, Part I. Page 12.