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Yellow Streamer Guide - Story & Walkthrough Guide

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Read this Paper Mario: The Origami King guide & story walkthrough from Yellow Streamer until Hole Punch boss (Yellow Streamer). Including gameplay, battle tips, & boss fight tricks.

Table of Contents

Story Progression

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Yellow Streamer Walkthrough - Explanation

The 3rd Of 5 Streamers

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

The Princess Peach - Walkthrough & Tips

The Princess Peach Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Hop on the boat at the docks to get to Sweetpaper Valley
2Return to Toad Town and head to the port. Ride the ship to the Great Sea
3Follow the Purple Streamer until you find The Princess Peach cruise ship
4Smash the window in the lounge area. Exit there
5Head to the nose of the ship
6Enter the door found on the right side of the ship
7Drop down the ladder and exit at the other end
8Enter the next room and fight Scuttlebugs
9Get to the ship's control room and check the box with broken glass. The Lever for the generator room is there
10Go back to the generator room. Use the lever on the generator
11Head back to the main room. Use the elevator
12Go inside the room and let Bob-Omb use the box
13Go to the Boat's Bow
14Defeat the Gooper Blooper
15Go back on the toad ship and head back to Sweetpaper Valley

2. Rescue Sea Captain Toad In Autumn Mountain

If you haven't rescued Sea Captain Toad in Autumn Mountain, take the tram from Toad Town to Autumn Mountain and find a blue fish nearby the tram station. Hit the fish with your hammer to rescue the Sea Captain Toad.

10. Get To The Control Room - Tips

Enemies Are There Waiting to Ambush

Enemies Are There Waiting to Ambush

Once you enter the control room, you'll need to fight enemies to be able to locate the Lever needed for the generator. They're your usual mooks so you shouldn't have a hard time dealing with them.

Check Out The Battle System Guide

14. Defeat The Gooper Blooper - Tips

Smash Its Tentacles With Your Hammer

Smash Its Tentacles With Your Hammer

The Gooper Blooper will smash away at you with its paper maché tentacles, creating a shockwave with every hit. Dodge the attacks and use your hammer to destroy its tentacles while it's still lowered on the ship! This battle will be in real time - there's no ring grid to be found here.

>>Check Out How To Beat The Gooper Blooper!

Breezy Tunnel - Walkthrough & Tips

Breezy Tunnel Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Get to where Olivia is trapped
2 Go to the top of the Mole Village inside the mine and enter the room at the very far left
3 Talk to Olivia
4Go out of the Mole Village and come close to the piles of rocks there
5Head back to Olivia. Wear the Goomba Mask to make Olivia laugh
6Open the door using the 1000-Fold Arms
7Help the toad stuck under the boot car
8Ride the Boot Car out of the mine

4. How To Cheer Olivia Up

bobby

Olivia becomes sad because Bobby is gone. Help her cheer up by going back to the entrance of Breezy Tunnel and talking to Bobby. After he's given you a hint on how to cheer Olivia up, go back to her and use the Goomba Mask to make her smile.

7. Help The Toad Stuck Under The Boot Car - Tips

Will Reward You With The Boot Whistle

Will Reward You With The Boot Whistle

Once you've helped out the Toad, he will resume his place behind the counter and give you the Boot Whistle. This item will allow you to get your Boot Car anywhere in the desert to ride!

8. Ride The Boot Car Out Of The Mine - Tips

Boost & Hit Enemies To Defeat Them

See an enemy on your path? Boost the Boot Car and run over them to take them out! This is instant and will give you coins and confetti!

Do At Least 1 Battle To Get The Shoe Goomba

Shoe Goomba

If you speed out of this area without battling at all, you might miss the only opportunity in the game to fight the Shoe Goomba. This will be necessary to fill out the Origami Character Gallery later, so make sure to do at least one fight.

Check Out Details About The Shoe Goomba Here

Scorching Sandpaper Desert Pt. 1- Walkthrough & Tips

Scorching Sandpaper Desert Pt. 1 Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1 Traverse through the desert. Follow the streamer until you get to its end
2Follow the road where the lights are leading to. This will lead you to Sit Sniffy, the Snif City (Actually Shroom City)
3Enter Snif City Royal Hotel at the very end of the city. Head to its lobby and talk to the receptionist
5Go up the stairs and get close to the room at the far end
6Follow the yellow Snifit and head inside the room. Read the note on the table
7Return to the receptionist and talk to him to get Sun Incense
8Exit the city and head for the Altar of the Sun in the Scorching Sandpaper Minor
9Place the Sun Incense on the altar
10Defeat the Paper Mache Pokey
11Go back to the hotel and bring the Professor to the Mural at the 2nd floor
12Exit the Hotel. Turn left to the tent with a large Genie Lamp and complete the Snifit quiz
13Use the 100-Fold Arms to rub the lamp and rescue Luigi. He will give you the Suite Key
14Unlock the door at the end of the murals in the hotel using the key
15Locate the Triangle, Square, & Diamond Jewels
16Bring them to their respective Desert Towers
17Go to the Chicken Statues in front of the Altar of the Sun. Have them all face the center
18Make Olivia Sing My Heart's a-Burnin'
19Go inside the opened door

8. Where Is The Altar Of The Sun?

sun alter

The Altar of the Sun is located in Scorching Sandpaper Minor. Use the Sun Incense you got from the hotel receptionist on the Sun Altar to battle some Paper Mache Pokeys.

10. Defeat The Paper Mache Pokey - Tips

Recommend To Use The Boot Car

Recommend To Use The Boot Car

The Boot Car will let you escape and chase after the Paper Mache Pokey much easier compared to doing it by foot. If the Boot Car is blown away, you can call it back using the Boot Whistle.

>>Check Out How To Beat The Paper Mache Pokey!

11. Professor Will Dig Up Treasures

Professor Will Dig Up Treasures

Once you've teamed up with the Professor, you can bring him to the glowing spots on the ground and he'll dig it up for you! Simply press ▼ button to dig.

Dig Up Shriveled Max Up Heart

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You can find a Shriveled Max Up Heart in the southern side of Scorching Sandpaper Desert. Look for a circle of rocks and dig at the center to get it. Bring the Shriveled Heart to the lake in Whispering Woods to activate it.

Check Out All Locations Of Max Up Hearts From Here

12. Complete The Snifit Quiz - Tips

Lose First Round, Then Play Another Round

Lose First Round, Then Play Another Round

The outcome is set to you losing so you will have to play another round of the Snifit Quiz. For the second round, choose Snickering Sniff to win the game!

Check Out The Snifit Quiz Guide Here

15. Locate The Gems - Tips

JewelLocation
SquareSquare - Scorching Sandpaper East, get Professor Toad to dig it up from a fireplace in the upper right
TriangleTriangle- Scorching Sandpaper West, between two Cacti
DiamondDiamond- Scorching Sandpaper Desert, dig at the left foot of the diamond tower
RoundRound- Shroom City, make the reflection of the moon (in the pond) line up with the round tower then dig
Check Out The Jewels Guide Here

Square Jewel Location

Square Jewel Found At The Top End Of The Ruins

You will find the Square Jewel at the upper right end of the Ruins. Professor will dig it out for you when you get near it.

Triangle Gem Location

Green Triangle Gem Location

Back to the Desert, find two cacti next to each other and let Professor dig under them for the Triangle Gem. The Cacti are to the right of the Triangle Desert Tower.

Diamond Jewel Location

Green Diamond Jewel Location

The Diamond Jewel is on the base of the Diamond Desert Tower. You can find it on the left side of its entrance.

Round Jewel Location

Round Jewel Location

The Round Jewel is found at the lake in Shroom City. Line up the moon with the round part of the tower (in the lake's reflection) and then dig.

Fire Vellumental Shrine - Walkthrough & Tips

Fire Vellumental Shrine Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1 Traverse your way through the shrine until you get to a room full of Shy Guys
2Clear the room of Shy Guys
3Continue through the shrine until you get to another room full of Shy Guys
4Keep moving forward. This will lead you to the center of the shrine where you will find the Fire Vellumental
5Defeat the Fire Vellumental
6Exit the shrine

1. Traverse The Shrine - Tips

Step On Blocks That Lit Up In Order

Only Step On Blocks That Lit Up

When you step on the platform before the squares, it will show you which squares are safe to step on. Note that you have to step on the blocks that lit up in the same order.

1st
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▲Step on the blocks in order

2. Clear The Room Of Shy Guys - Tips

Bait Shy Guys To Burn Each Other

Bait Shy Guys To Burn Each Other

Shy Guys will attempt to light you on fire, but you can use that against them. Have then rush at you from the fire puddles they make to set themselves on fire and explode!

Can Also Hammer To Set Them On Fire

Can Also Hammer To Set Them On Fire

When they're holding a bucket, you can hit a Shy Guy with your hammer and they will set themselves on fire. Be careful though since if you don't hit them at the right time, you might get set on fire instead.

3. Continue Through The Shrine - Tips

Time Your Movement With Fire Releases

Time Your Movement With Fire Releases

Don't just rush through this area because the fire does a ton of damage! Make sure to time your movements to when the fire appears and disappears. There are also some fire that you can jump up to escape from.

Rest At The Bench

Rest At The Bench

You will find a Bench in the middle of this path. Rest up before going on your way!

Get The Ice Flower

Get The Ice Flower

There is a block at the end of one of the paths that will give you an Ice Flower. Ice Flowers is a weapon will let you throw ice balls at enemies in a straight line during a battle.

5. Defeat The Fire Vellumental - Tips

Use Iron Boots Against First

Use Iron Boots Against First

You'll need to take out the Fire Vellumental's fire first before you can use the 1000-Fold Arms on it. Use the Iron Boots until all of its feathers are gone!

>>Check Out How To Beat The Fire Vellumental!

Scorching Sandpaper Desert Pt. 2 - Walkthrough & Tips

Scorching Sandpaper Desert Pt. 2 Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1 Return to the Triangle Desert Tower and use the Fire Vellumental Seal
2Do the same at the Square & Circle Desert Tower
3Hop in your Boot Car and go to where the 4 towers are pointing at
4Use the Earth Vellumental magical seal

3. Go To Where The 4 Towers Are Pointing - Tips

Location Is Where The Yellow Streamer Ends

Location Is Where The Yellow Streamer Ends

Remember the platform where the Yellow Streamer is leading to? That's the same location that the 4 Desert Towers will be pointing at!

Temple Of Shrooms - Walkthrough & Tips

Temple Of Shrooms Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1 Enter the temple through the entrance at the bottom of the stairs
2Proceed through the temple until you reach a dead end with two Toads on either side of the closed door
3Have the professor dig through the small sand hole to the left of the closed doors. Use the 1000-Fold Arms to release the stairs
4Climb the stairs and step on the tray of the Toad
5Go to the other side and step on the tray of the Toad. This will open the door
6Keep moving forward through the temple until you reach another dead end
7Defeat the Paper Mache Goomba Mummies. This will reopen the doors
8Head into the next room and rescue the Toad from the Spiders
9Hammer the Buttons at the corner of the room in the right order as stated in the slab
10Continue through the temple. You will end up in a room full of poles
11Complete the Puzzle then climb up the stairs to the next room
12Defeat the black Shy Guys and get to dance floor room
13Locate the Discs for the DJ to play. Give the Thrills At Night Disc to the DJ
14Lead 40 Faceless Toads to the dance floor
15Defeat Hole Punch
16Remove the Yellow Streamer

6. Keep Moving Through The Tempe - Tips

Stay On Guard For Booby Traps

Stay On Guard For Booby Traps

Be careful where you step because you may just trigger a booby trap. The Temple has some sneaky Shy Guys waiting to hit you with their fan!

9. Hammer The Buttons In The Right Order - Tips

The Pattern Is 1 - 4 - 2 - 3

The Pattern Is 1 - 4 - 2 - 3

You'll need to get the correct number order to open the door. Remember: It's 1 - 4 - 2 - 3.

1423
1423

11. Complete The Puzzle - Tips

Create A Star Pattern On The Floor

Create A Star Pattern On The Floor

Using your hammer, smack the poles to light up. You'll need to create a full star pattern to get the stairs to appear.

13. Locate The Discs - Tips

Deep, Deep Vibes Disc Location

Deep, Deep Vibes Disc Location

In the hallways where the statues fall at you, you will friend the Deep, Deep Vibes at the very end. It's close to the hole in the wall.

Heartbeat Skipper Disc Location

Heartbeat Skipper Disc Location

Enter the Pipe next to the stairs in the Dance Floor Room. There;s a chest there that will contain the Heartbeat Skipper Disc.

M-A-X Power! Disc Location

M-A-X Power! Disc Location

Exit the Dance Floor room through the stairs at the bottom. Get to the Coffin at the lower right end of the room and hit the disc on top of it.

Thrills At Night Disc Location

Thrills At Night Disc Location

In the room full of tombs, hit the torch next to where you find the M-A-X Power Disc with your hammer. This will open a passage. Enter it and at its end with be the Thrills At Night Disc.

14. Lead The Faceless Toads To The Dance Floor - Tips

Requires You To Revisit Areas In The Temple

Requires You To Revisit Areas In The Temple

With 40 Toads needed to fill the Dance Floor, you'll need to go through the previous rooms and collect as much Toads as you can.

For a guide with pictures of all Faceless Toad Locations, check out our article here!

Push Open Coffins To Find Toads

Push Open Tombs To Find Toads

Get close to the Coffins and it they shake, there will be a Toad inside. Push these open with the help of the Toads already with you.

Get To The Spider Web Through This Coffin

coffin
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The Coffin with the moon on it has the staircase that will lead you to the Toads trapped in the web. It's the one to the right of an hourglass coffin and below another hourglass coffin.

hint
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▲A Hint as to the location of hidden staircase

15. Defeat Hole Punch - Tips

Punches Holes In The Tiles

Punches Holes In The Tiles

Hole Punch will create holes in the tiles. Be careful not to step on them because you won't be able to move anymore. This will also cause any item/seal to be removed if it does it to a tile.

>>Check Out How To Beat Hole Punch!

Gooper Blooper - Boss Fight Tips

Blooper Glooper - Boss Fight Tips

Ink Will Slow You Down

Ink Will Slow You Down

Deal enough damage to its tentacles and the Gooper Blooper will start spitting out ink! Be careful maneuvering around because the ink slows you down, making you an easier target for its tentacles.

Attack When It Is Dizzy

Attack When It Is Dizzy

The Gooper Blooper's spin attack will cause it to become dizzy and unable to attack. Use this chance to rush to it and attack it with your hammer!

Hit Olly's Seal Found In Gooper Blooper's Eye First

Hit Olly

Once you've taken care of its tentacles, the Gooper Blooper will get on the ship. Hit the seal found on its eye first to be able to deal damage against it.

Jump To Escape Shockwaves

Jump To Escape Shockwaves

The Gooper Blooper will create new types of shockwaves that are trickier to escape. This time, since they're horizontal, just jumping won't work. You'll need to jump diagonally to successfully dodge them.

Check Out The Gooper Blooper Boss Guide Here

Paper Mache Pokey - Boss Fight Tips

Paper Mache Pokey  - Boss Fight Tip

Hit With Hammer When Down

Hit With Hammer When Down

When the Paper Mache Pokey falls down, you may notice that it becomes dull in color. This means it is open for attack! Use your hammer to destroy parts of its body.

Spikes Will Damage You

Spikes Will Damage You

Run away from the Paper Mache Pokey even when it's underground because its spikes will do 25 damage per hit! With your Boot Car, you should be able to run away from it pretty quickly.

Calls Forth Tornados

Calls Forth Tornados

Tornados will also appear in the area where you fight the Paper Mache Pokey. They're pretty predictable, just make sure not to get on their paths.

Will Now Roll After Dropping

Will Now Roll After Dropping

The Paper Mache Pokey will not just fall down anymore after you destroy its first part. It will now also roll towards your direction!

Head Will Start To Bounce Around

Head Will Start To Bounce Around

With only its head left, the Paper Mache Pokey will start to bounce around in the hopes of landing on you. When it becomes dull in color after landing, take this chance to attack it. Olly's Seal is on the very top of its head!

Fire Vellumental - Boss Fight Tips

Fire Vellumental - Boss Fight Tips

Douse Fire With Water Vellumental

Fire

After all of its feathers are removed by using the Iron Boots, use the Water Vellumental to take out the Fire Vellumental's fire! This will also remove the fire of its feathers on the tiles and will allow you to use the 1000-Fold Arms against it.

Spreads Fire Feathers On Tiles

Spreads Fire Feathers On Tiles

After every round, the Fire Vellumental will spread a number of its feathers all around the tiles. If you land on any of these tiles, you will receive damage so avoid them!

Check Out The Full Fire Vellumental Boss Guide Here

Hole Punch - Boss Fight Tips

Hole Punch - Boss Fight Tips

Use Earth Vellumental To Escape Special Attack

Use Earth Vellumental To Escape Special Attack

When you see Hole Punch surrounded by light and charging up, aim to get one of the Earth Vellumental seals. This is the only way to escape the attack and it will cause Hole Punch to be flipped on its back.

Use 1000-Fold Arms For Major Damage

Use 1000-Fold Arms For Major Damage

While Hole Punch is flipped to its back, use the 1000-Fold Arms to attack it. This will be rapid attacks, dealing a ton of damage. You can even try to rip off its protective seal, but it might shake it off if its health is not low enough.

Check Out The Hole Punch Guide Here

Story Progression

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