Read this Paper Mario: The Origami King guide & story walkthrough up until the Blue Streamer. Including gameplay, battle tips, & boss fight tricks for part 2, up until Rubber Band!
Table of Contents
Story ProgressionCheck Out The Full Story Walkthrough Guide!
Blue Streamer Walkthrough - Explanation
The 2nd Of 5 Streamers
The primary story of Origami King centers around 5 main streamers. Each of these constitutes 1 part of the game. This guide will take you from the beginning of the chapter to the end, going through each zone sequentially. If you want to find exact Toad Locations, we have separate articles for each zone where you can find them!Check Out A List Of All Zones Here
Autumn Mountain - Walkthrough & Tips
Autumn Mountain Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||Go down Overlook Tower and head right to the Autumn Mountain Tram|
|2||Talk to the Toad to board the tram & land on Autumn Mountain|
|3||Head and exit left to follow Bob-omb|
|4||Go back up and towards the upper-right to investigate the dried-up lake|
|5||Head around the lake, down the stairs, and through the tall yellow grass to your right. Bomb-omb gets lost|
|6||Go to the lower-right area of the tall yellow grass to find Bob-omb|
|7||Head back to the bridge toward the shrine. Bomb-omb gets thrown out of the bridge by Giant Folded Goomba. Jump off the bridge to reach Chestnut Valley|
5. Get A Max Up Heart
Go to to the lower-left area of the tall yellow grass and find a passage underneath it. You can get a Max Up Heart from the Toad here.Check Out Other Max Up Heart Locations From Here
7. Repair The Sensor Lab Satellite Office
When you repair the mushroom-shaped door to the right of the bridge, you'll gain access to a satellite Sensor Lab office. This will let you fast travel between the main lab and other satellite offices you've unlocked.Check Out All Sensor Lab Locations Here
Chestnut Valley - Walkthrough & Tips
Chestnut Valley Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||After landing on the ground, proceed up the mountain path|
|2||Drop down the ledge to pull out Bob-omb and rescue him|
|3||Head back up and to the right until you're surrounded by chestnuts|
|4||Go through the chestnut maze and upward until you find Bob-omb|
|5||Drop down the ledge on the right of the maze & up the green pipe|
|6||Move upward until you find Bob-omb on the tree stump|
|7||Hit him with your Hammer then exit back towards Autumn Mountain|
|8||Go back to the Water Vellumental Shrine & open the entrance|
|9||Step inside to go into the Water Vellumental Shrine|
1. Head Up Mountain Path - Tips
Use Alcoves To Dodge Rolling Chestnuts
As you proceed upward through the mountain path in Chestnut Valley, giant chestnuts will come rolling down. Move to the side of the path & hide in the small indents to keep yourself safe.
4. Go Through The Chestnut Maze - Tips
Bait Rolling Chestnut
The Goombas behind the giant chestnut will roll it to whichever path you choose. It's best to bait it from the farthest point and head to the opposite side so you can sneak past it.
6. Make An Alcove With The Hammer Again
You need to hit the cracked wall just beneath the green pipe with a hammer again to make another alcove.
6. How To Find Bobby
At this point you'll have to look for Bobby. To get to the place where he's stuck on the tree, find a green pipe beneath the slope and jump down. If you have trouble and need pictures check our separate guide below!Check Out Where To Find Bobby In Chestnut Valley From Here
Water Vellumental Shrine - Walkthrough & Tips
Water Vellumental Shrine Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||Head toward the left path and exit the main room|
|2||Proceed left and up the stairs to reach the first water puzzle room|
|3||Leave the puzzle room & defeat the Sidestepper to get the puzzle piece|
|4||Move back to the puzzle room, insert the panel, & solve the puzzle|
|5||Exit the room & move back to the main room - head towards the right exit|
|6||Move through the rooms until you find a fountain with two valves on either side|
|7||Move to the left side of the room, go up the stairs & into the hidden tunnel|
|8||Follow the tunnel until you reach the head of the fountain - hit the head to close its mouth & open the door|
|9||Jump down and go through the door for the 2nd water puzzle room|
|10||Head to the north wall of the puzzle room & break through the crack in the wall|
|11||Go inside & jump down, break the crack on the upper-right portion of the lower wall to find the room with the panel|
|12||Head back to the 2nd puzzle room & solve the puzzle|
|13||Go through the pipe back to the main room and into the Water Vellumental Statue's mouth|
|14||Confront and defeat the Origami Water Vellumental|
1. Left Path & Exit - Tips
Break Blocks To Get Shiny Iron Boots
When you break blocks in the Water Vellumental Shrine, you can receive combat items, such as the Shiny Iron Boots. Make sure to find them as they will be helpful in battles.Check Out The Weapon List Here!
2~3. 1st Water Puzzle - Tips
Get Panel From Sidestepper
You can retrieve the missing panel for the 1st water puzzle from a Sidestepper in the left side of the room. Hit the wall at the end to get the POW block. Hit it when the blue Sidestepper is out in the open.
Connect Puzzle Pieces So Water Flows
Check the image above to find the proper way to connect the puzzle pieces so you can solve the water puzzle
9~12. 2nd Water Puzzle - Tips
Panel Is Hidden Behind Cracked Walls
You'll need to go through the room in the back of puzzle room and break the cracked walls to get to the puzzle panel.
Connect Panels To Solve Puzzles
Once you retrieve the missing panel, head back to the 2nd water puzzle room. Check the above photo for reference on how to solve this puzzle.
14. Defeat Origami Water Vellumental - Tips
Use Earth Vellumental Power to Escape Massive Attack
In this fight, you'll be able to use the Earth Vellumental power to escape from the massive water wave attack of the Water Vellumental. This is the only way to escape this attack!>>Check Out How To Beat Origami Water Vellumental!
Eddy River Rapids - Walkthrough & Tips
Eddy River Rapids Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||Head back to the dried up lake and use the magic seal to fill up the lake|
|2||Get on the boat at the dock|
|3||Get close to the monkey and grab the Canned Tuna|
|4||Go to the Monkey in the tall grass area and give him the Canned Tuna|
|5||Bring the can to the party-goer at the lower-right of the tall grass area|
|6||Look for the party-goer's friends in the tall grass. Ask the party-goer to open the Canned Tuna|
|7||Bring the opened Tuna Can to the Monkey|
|8||Hit the Monkey with the hammer to return it to its normal Toad state|
|9||Go back to the dock and ride the boat|
|10||Control the boat down the rapids|
6. Find Shy Guy's Amigos
In order to open the Tuna Can, you need to find 2 of Shy Guy's friends hidden in the tall grass. See the pictures below for their location.
9. Get All Coins To Earn Trophy
By collecting all coins in Eddy River, you will be rewarded with a Trophy. Our Eddy River guide below covers the route in more detail.Check Out How To Get All Coins In Eddy River Here
10. Control The Boat Down the Rapids - Tips
Be Careful of Falling Rocks, Whirlpools
Falling rocks and whirlpools will appear in specific parts of the rapids. They're trickier to maneuver around because they appear suddenly. It's best to check their location in the rapids first before steering the boat.
Aim To Get Hearts For The Boat
It's pretty easy to get your boat damaged during the ride. When you see a heart that's not out of your way, make sure to get it for added life for your boat!
Escape From Giant Whirlpool By Staying At The Bottom End
Steer towards the bottom part of the Whirlpool instead of to the top since there's barely any space there. You'll be able to maneuver easier by staying at the Bottom side and there's coins to collect from there as well!
Shogun Studios - Walkthrough & Tips
Shogun Studios Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||Get an entry pass to Shogun Studios and enter the gates|
|2||Follow the Goomba|
|3||Go inside the Tranquil Pipes Teahouse and talk to Shy Guy. Get Straw from him|
|4||Give the Straw to the Ninji in the Ninja Attraction to the left of the Big Sho' Theater|
|5||Head to the staff room and free the toad in the closet|
|6||Go back to the the Shuriken Dojo and play the mini game. Clear it to get the Baseball|
|7||Give the baseball to the 2 bone Skeleton Koopa playing catch at the back of the house on the other street of the Shuriken Dojo|
|8||Give the bone to the chain chomp near the teahouse|
|9||Tear off the tape to unlock the bridge next to the House of Tricky Ninjas|
1. ~ 9. Shogun Studios Navigation - Tips
Shogun Studios Map
1. Get An Entry Pass - Tips
Recommended To Get Royalty Pass
The Royalty Pass costs you a bit more, but it will allow you to enter Shogun Studios an unlimited amount of times, whereas the Commoner ticket gets consumed once you've entered! Also you'll get many bonuses in mini-games inside of Shogun Studios with the Royalty Pass.
Unlock Max Up Heart Toad
Make sure you rescue the heart shaped Toad in the entrance of Shogun Studios. Go back to Toad Town and meet him again nearby the red brick building. This Toad will let you know how many Max UP Hearts are left in the world and gives you hints as to the location of remaining hearts.
2. Follow The Goomba - Tips
Hit The Box To Get The Tail Weapon
In the place where you meet the Goomba and other Shogun Studio visitors, you will find a box. Hit it and you can get the Tail!Check Out The Item List & Their Effects From Here
3. Unlock Accessory Shop
Rescue the Toad with the backpack to unlock the accessory shop in Shogun Studios. You can purchase unique accessories such as the Petal Bag, which changes your confetti to Sakura petals.Check Out The List Of All Accessories Here
3 ~ 8. Trading Sequence In Shogun Studios
Get Straw From Shy Guy First
Head to the Tranquil Pipes Teahouse and talk to the Shy Guy to get a Straw.
Give Straw To Ninji To Get Shuriken
Head to the Northeast of Shogun Studios and enter the large house with a pond. Talk to the Ninji and exchange your Straw for a Shuriken.
Head To The Staff Room
You need to first rescue the Shuriken Dojo's staff. Go to Staff Room by finding the secret entrance in the east side of the park. Check the bush next to the house where you met Ninji for Shuriken. Rescue all Toads inside.
Go To Shuriken Dojo & Get Baseball
Once you've rescued Shuriken Dojo staff in the staff room, give him the Shuriken and clear the normal mode of Shuriken mini-game. Get Baseball as a reward. There are other prizes in different difficulties. Read the guide below to learn more.Click Here To Learn More On Shuriken Mini-Game
Give Baseball To Dry Bone
Enter the house with 3 doors and go to the backyard to meet two Dry Bones playing catch. Give him the Baseball and get the Bone in return.
Give The Bone To Chain Chomp
Lastly, give the Bone to Chain Chomp. Now you can proceed to the right side of Chain Chomp to enter the House of Tricky Ninjas.
House Of Tricky Ninjas - Walkthrough & Tips
House Of Tricky Ninjas Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||Enter the House of Tricky Ninjas|
|2||Hit the right side of the wall with the hammer and continue in|
|3||Enter the door to the left|
|4||Pull the scroll to reveal a secret passage. Enter it.|
|5||Hit the wall with the window at the far right of the room. Exit by going left.|
|6||Hit the stone lamp close to the pond to open the door|
|7||Head down the stairs. Save Luigi from the gears|
|8||Hit the gears in the lower platform to get them to move. Hit Luigi with the hammer|
|9||Go back out to where the small pond is and exit through the left end of the area|
|10||Hit the wall at the very left of the room, right in the corner to open a secret entrance|
|11||Pull the rope to get access to a ladder to the top of the room|
|12||Navigate through the beams till you get to the end of the room then drop down|
|13||Hit the loose plank close to the Save Block to create stairs. Use it to get out of the room|
|14||Use the 1000-Fold Arms to tear off the sticker. This will trigger the walls to close in|
|15||Keep running forward to not be smashed by the walls|
1. Location Of All Ninja Toads
There are total of 25 Ninja Toads in the House of Tricky Ninjas. You can get a Collectible Treasure by completing them.Check Out How To Find All 25 Ninja Toads From Here
2. Enter The House of Tricky Ninjas - Tips
Go To The Left Of The Opened Doors
There's a block on the left side of the newly opened door to the House of Tricky Ninjas. Hit it and you'll get a Tail for your trouble.
5. Hit The Wall At The Far End Of The Room - Tips
Enemies Waiting Under The Tatami Mats
As you walk across the room, you may trigger Tatami Mats that hide enemies under them. Try to distance yourself from them, though running away may cause you to trigger more of the traps.Check Out The Battle System Guide
6. Hit The Stone Lamp Close To The Pond - Tips
Only Way To Get To Luigi
If you exit the House of Tricky Ninjas without getting Luigi out first, Olivia will tell you that you need to go back inside again. Make sure to get to this area first before proceeding through the house.
8. Hit Luigi With The Hammer - Tips
Luigi Will Give You the Shogun Studios Master Key
The search is over! Once you hit Luigi with the hammer, he'll talk to you briefly then give you the Shogun Studios Master Key that will open the main gate!
10. - 11. Exit the Room - Tips
Room Is Filled With Booby Traps
This room has tons of traps that are triggered when you walk on them or close to them. They don't do much damage, but hitting them a lot of times is a bad idea.
12. Jump Off From The Beam To Proceed
Go up the stairs and head onto the beam. Find a gap in the back and jump off from there to proceed to next room.
House Of Riddles (Optional)
After you've gotten the Key from Luigi, you can come back to the room in the picture above (left side of the map) and do a secret puzzle to get a Max HP Up Heart!Check Out The House Of Riddles Solution Here
Big Sho' Theater - Walkthrough & Tips
Big Sho' Theater Walkthrough Procedure Chart
|1||Use the key to open the door|
|2||Use the Goomba Mask in the staff room as a disguise to enter the theater|
|3||Maneuver around the bad guys to enter the castle|
|4||Open the door and sit down on one of the seats|
|5||Defeat the Outlaws|
|6||Go back to your seat|
|7||Defeat the turtles|
|8||Go back to your seat|
|9||Dance with the shy guy. Hit the shy guys with your hammer|
|10||Go back to your seat|
|11||Head up to the stage|
|12||Defeat Rubber Band|
|13||Use the Magic Circle to remove the blue streamer|
|14||Exit Shogun Studios|
2. Use Goomba Mask As Disguise - Tips
Mask Found Inside Storage Room
You will find the Goomba mask and some other familiar character masks within the Staff Room where you find the Shuriken Dojo Toad. You can grab all three if you'd like.
5. Defeat The Outlaw - Tips
Only Press A When Fire Shows Up
You'll only be able to defeat the Outlaws if you fire right on time! As soon as you see the word Fire on your screen, press the A button to shoot!
7. Defeat the Turtles - Tips
Jump On Shells First, Then Hit With Hammer
The only way to defeat the Turtles is to jump on their spinning shells first then hit them with a hammer when they stop. Be careful through since a misstep will cause you a bit of your health.
Defeat Rubber Band - Tips
Use the 1000-Fold Arms Against Rubber Band
The best way to deal and attack Rubber Band is by using the 1000-Fold Arms attack. The closer you are to the Rubber Band, the higher the damage you can do.>>Check Out How To Beat Rubber Band!
Origami Water Vellumental - Boss Fight Tips
Stores Water For 3 Turns, Then Unleashes It
Make sure to keep your health up during the 4th turn of the Water Vellumental because it will unleash a huge wave of water that surrounds the whole arena!
Unable to Attack After Huge Water Release
When the Water Vellumental unleashes its massive water attack, it will be unable to attack in the next round. Take this time to gather hearts to increase Mario's health!
Use Jump Attacks To Bring It Down To The Ground
The Water Vellumental has a tendency of staying in the air, making it impossible to hit with other attacks. Bring it down to the ground first by using a jump attack on it like with the Shiny Boots.Check Out The Water Vellumental Boss Guide Here
Rubber Band - Boss Fight Tips
Places Rubber Bands On Tiles
Rubber Band will spread out Rubber Bands across the tiles that will damage you when you step on it. It will also cause you to go forward a ring every time you step on one!
Can Heal Itself With Pullback Move
When you hit Rubber Band, its rubber bands will come flying off. However, it will regain its health and rubber bands with its Pullback Move.
Will Only Use This Move During Normal Attacks
Rubber Band will only do the Pullback move if you use your regular attacks. For this fight, you really need to just use the 1000-Fold Arm attacks.
Cannot Block When Binded By Rubber Bands
Once you get bound by rubber bands, you won't be able to block and stop it from dealing huge damage against you. Time your blocks during the 3 times it will snap Rubber Bands at you.