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Colored Pencils Boss Guide - How To Beat

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Check out this Paper Mario: The Origami King guide on how to beat Colored Pencils! Includes tips, best ring path, phase 2, ring examples, and more!!!

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Colored Pencils - Boss Guide

Jean-Pierre Colored Pencils

Colored Pencils

What's likely the first boss of Origami King, the Colored Pencils, actually have a real name - Jean-Pierre. He? will be the guardian of the Red Streamer, at the top of Overlook Mountain.

Colored Pencils Battle Overview

Turn Time70 Seconds
Ring Moves3

Colored Pencils is a two-phase fight, where you'll have 70 seconds to act per turn. Each turn you'll be able to move your ring 3 times, so you'll have to choose your rotations wisely.

Colored Pencils - Battle Strategy & Tips

Colored Pencils Overall Tips

  • Avoid targeted panels
  • Step on the ON button to activate arm panels
  • Use 1000 Fold arms to flip his lid
  • Spend coins on Toads if you're in trouble

Power On The Arm Switches

Power OffPower On
Icon 1 Icon 1

By stepping on the green ON button, you will activate the 1000 Fold Arms buttons on the board. This will allow you to close Colored Pencils' lid and deal large damage to him! Make sure you step on this button on your first turn!

Avoid Targeted Panels


One of the hints provided to you mid-battle tells you to avoid stepping on targeted panels! This will likely lead to you taking damage, so make sure to navigate away from them.

Phase 2 - Rainbow Roll

Phase 2

We were able to get a glimpse of the second phase of this boss during a live event, but we don't have any detailed information. As soon as the game releases on July 17th, we'll update this section!

Colored Pencils Example Ring Boards

About Ring Boards

We are currently unsure what parts of the board will remain the same and what parts will change when different players attempt the same boss.There is a chance rings the rings you get may have slightly different tiles. Subsequent rings will also likely have different layouts depending on your previous moves!

Turn 1 Ring

Ring 1

Turn 2 Ring

Ring 2

Turn 3 Ring

Ring 3

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