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Purple Streamer Guide - Story & Walkthrough Guide

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

Table of Contents

Story Progression

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Purple Streamer Walkthrough - Explanation

The 4th 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

11 Islands To Explore In The Great Sea

11 island

There are 11 islands and many hidden treasures to be found in the Great Sea - if you're going for completion make sure to visit them all!

Double Ship Speed By Going Back To Toad Town

Going back to Toad Town once will allow you to upgrade your ship. With this upgrade, you'll be able to sail the seas at double speed!

The Great Sea - Walkthrough & Tips

The Great Sea Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Go down the stairs at the Altar of the Sun
2Use the Fire Vellumental to free the Toad stuck in the ice
3Return to Toad Town and head to the Port. Take the Ship out to the Great Sea
4Follow the Purple Streamer and enter inside of the fog
5Go back to Toad Town and visit the Museum to get access to the Submarine and the Sea Chart
6Set sail for Bonehead Island

4. Follow the Purple Streamer - Tips

Do Not Venture Into the Fog

Do Not Venture Into the Fog

You won't be able to explore anything beyond the fog until you get the right items needed to navigate through it. The Ship Captain will tell you that it's better to turn back since there's no visibility in the fog.

5. Go Back To Toad Town & Visit The Museum - Tips

Gives Access To The Sea Chart

Gives Access To The Sea Chart

Along with the submarine, going back to the Museum will also give you access to the Sea Chart. It's basically a map of the Great Sea that's updated with Islands and other landmarks you find.

Can Navigate Through Fog With The Sea Chart

Can Navigate With The Sea Chart

Once you get a hold of the Sea Chart, there's nothing stopping you from venturing inside the fog! Check your location in the sea chart once in a while to see if you're still going in the right direction.

1. ~ 6. Exploring the Great Sea - Tips

Help Out People On Islands

Help Out People In Islands

You may find some NPCs requiring your help when you reach their islands. If you do so, you'll be rewarded with the location of underwater treasure! They'll mark it with a red X on your map.

Check Out All Treasure Locations In The Great Sea Here

Bonehead Island - Walkthrough & Tips

Bonehead Island Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Enter the skull through an opening on the left side of its head
2Hammer down the third torch from your left and make the torches symmetrical with left room and right room
3Press the button and enter the newly opened door and exit to the forehead
4Slide down and you will land on its nose of the bonehead. Hit the stone Toad statue here to turn it around
Check Out Bonehead Island Guide From Here

2. Torch Puzzle - Tips

Make Torches Symmetrical

To open the skull door in the middle, you'll need to make the left and ride side torches to be symmetrical. Go to the left side of the skull and arrange it the way is pictured above.

4. Hit The Stone Toad Statue - Tips

This Will Clear The Fog

This Will Clear The Fog

After Olivia finishes her dialogue, a giant fan will appear from the sea and blow away the fog! This will let you explore the Great Sea with no obstructions!

Heart Island - Walkthrough & Tips

Heart Island Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Get to where the Purple Streamer dips further out the sea
2Stop at Heart Island
3Locate the buttons. Press the required ones to access the stone Toad statue
4Check out the stone Toad Statue
5Leave Heart Island
Check Out Heart Island Guide From Here

1. You Can Stop By Mushroom Island

mushroom

As you sail toward Heart Island, you will see a mushroom-shaped island on the way. You can drop by, but you'll need a door handle to fully explore this island. Revisit this island later when you have the door handle from Crescent Island.

2. Location Of Heart Island

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Heart Island is located to the west of Mushroom Island.

3. Buttons Puzzle - Tips

To clear this puzzle, you'll need to press a series of buttons to create a path to the Toad statue. These buttons are hidden around the island, mostly behind fake bushes.

Effect
1
1st
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Lights up the left side of the heart in the center
2
2nd
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Lights up the right side of the heart in the center
3
3rd Button
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Causes the Toad Statue to bring out a round rock
4
Second Button
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A slope appears
5
Third Button
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The Toad Statue rolls the rock down the slope. Use this rock as a step to climb up

Spade Island - Walkthrough & Tips

Spade Island Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Keep following the Purple Streamer until you reach Spade Island
2Check the stone Toad statue there
3(Optional) Rescue the Toad in the barrel
4Leave Spade Island
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1. Get To Spade Island - Tips

Location Of Spade Island

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Spade Island is located to the north of Heart Island.

Can Easily Get To The Toad Statue

No Puzzle In This Island

You don't need to solve any puzzles to clear the path to the stone Toad Statue here - you can simply go to it directly. The only puzzle here is the one with the stuck Toad.

3. How To Rescue The Toad In A Barrel

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In order to rescue the Toad in a barrel, you need to find 4 other Toads in this island. See the pictures below for their locations.

Toad Locations In The Spade Island

1
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Inside of the barrel in the back
2
chair
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On the back of the reclining chair
3
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Hit the palm tree that has a coconut
4
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Inside of the hidden ? box above the barrel

Crescent Island - Walkthrough & Tips

Crescent Island Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1 Get to Crescent Island
2Fix up the dock then fish. Aim for the crab
3Use the Earth Vellumental Magic Seal
4Remove the sticker from the stone Toad statue. Read the letter inside of the chest and get Mushroom Handle
5Leave the island and head to Mushroom Island
Check Out Crescent Moon Island Guide From Here

1. Location Of Crescent Island

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Crescent Island is located to the Northeast of Heart Island.

2. Fix The Dock & Fish - Tips

Aim For The Crab Silhouette in The Water

Aim For The Crab Silhouette in The Water

Defeating the Crab will unlock the Earth Vellumental Magic Seal on the island, but you'll need to catch it first. Check for its location through its shadow and maneuver you bait close to it.

Mushroom Island - Walkthrough & Tips

Mushroom Island Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1 Go to Mushroom Island
2Use the Fire Vellumental to release the island from the ice
3Go inside the house and use the spare Handy Dandy to open the back door
4Talk to Luigi and get Diamond Key
5Go down the stairs at the right end of the backyard
6Stay close to the shelves until you trigger dialogue about the book on top of it
7Hit Luigi with you hammer then jump on him to get on the shelf
8Remove the tape from the book
9Use the 1000-Fold Arms on the wall. Release the Toad from the sticker binding him
10Head back out to the ship

4. Talk To Luigi - Tips

Receive The Diamond Key

Receive The Diamond Key

Upon talking to Luigi, he will give you the Diamond Key! This key is essential to unraveling the Purple Streamer.

5. Meet The Origami Craftsman Toad

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There are some stairs in the backyard of Mushroom Island. Go down them to meet the Origami Craftsman Toad.

Diamond Island Pt. 1- Walkthrough & Tips

Diamond Island Pt. 1 Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Get to Diamond Island
2Drop the submarine to view a large diamond-like underwater structure
3Use the Diamond Key to open it. Turn the Key to create a red diamond
4Go the far left of the island and break the ice blocking the way with your hammer
5Continue up the path to get to the Ice Vellumental Mountain

1. Get To Diamond Island - Tips

Diamond Island Exact Location

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Connect Spade, Club, Heart, and Crescent (Full moon) islands and make a diamond shape. Draw diagonal lines in the diamond shape and dive in the location where two lines cross together.

How To Get To Diamond Island

4. You Can't Enter The Buildings Yet

building

You can't enter the blue and green buildings on Diamond island yet since you need to freeze the water around the building with the Ice Vellumental's ability. Come back to this building once you've beaten the Ice Vellumental boss.

Ice Vellumental Mountain - Walkthrough & Tips

Ice Vellumental Mountain Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Head to the 2nd room with the Ice Floor. Use the ice block to create a path to the left opening at the end of the room
2Get to the room with the spiked floor
3Defeat the Turtle with the hammer. Use the 1000-Fold Arms to create a safe path to the exit
4At the end of the room go left and follow the ice floor path. Break the ice to get the ice block
5Bring the Ice Block to the front of the closed door. Use the 1000-Fold Arms to open the bear's mouth
6Go to the top of the stairs then exit the room
7Go straight and get past the ice floor maze
8Exit through the Bear's mouth
9Keep going straight. Use the ice block to propel you to where the Ice Vellumental is
10Defeat the Ice Vellumental
11Return to Diamond Island

1. Head To The 2nd Room - Tips

Walking Is Harder To Control

Walking On Ice Floor Is Harder To Control

Walking on the ice floor will cause Mario to slip around and be generally harder to control. You'll need to use directional buttons more in order to avoid enemies or get where you want to.

Use Hammer To Move Ice Block

Use Hammer To Move Ice Block

Hop on the ice block and move it around by hitting walls with your hammer. This will cause it to slide around. You'll need to maneuver it a bit to get to the left path. Take note that you can also change the block's movement while it is moving with a timed hammer swing to a wall.

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▲Slide the ice panel like the picture above

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▲Break the ice like the picture above

2. Get To The Room With The Spiked Floor - Tips

Move Away From Falling Icicles

Move Away From Falling Icicles

Icicles will fall down and could hit you if you don't move away from them. Check the floor for shadows as those will indicate where the icicles will fall.

6. Go To The Top Of The Stairs - Tips

Use Hammer To Break Ice

Use Hammer To Break Ice

Enemies will be throwing ice at you that will roll down the stairs. You can either hide from them using the small openings on the wall or break them with your hammer!

7. Get Past The Ice Floor Maze - Tips

Use The Ramp With The Ice Block

Use The Ramp With The Ice Block

You'll need to find the ice block within the maze and bring it to the ramp.

8. Exit Through The Bear's Mouth - Tips

Get The Ice Block Next To The Platform

Get The Ice Block Next To The Platform

Mario can't reach the platform where you exit by himself. You'll need to bring the Ice Block where it's next to the platform so you could have the boost to get on it. Note that you can hit walls or obstacles and change the direction while the panel is moving.

1st floor
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▲Make a route like the picture above to slide down

Defeat The Ice Vellumental - Tips

Encases Itself In Ice

Encases Itself In Ice

During the battle, the Ice Vellumental will encase itself in a block of ice! Your moves will be ineffective against it while its in this state! You'll need to use the Fire Vellumental to thaw away its ice!

Ice Vellumental - Boss Fight Tips

Ice Vellumental - Boss Fight Tips

Freezes Tiles

Freezes Tiles

Whenever the Ice Vellumental uses its power to encase itself in ice, it will also freeze a few tiles in the battle ground. It will also drop chunks of ice on tiles that can freeze Mario if he steps on them.

Use 1000-Fold Arms For Major Damage

Use 1000-Fold Arms For Major Damage

After removing the Ice Vellumental's defensive ice, aim for the 1000-Fold Arm Magic Seal to attack it with. Time your Button A presses to deal even more damage against it!

Causes Ice Vellumental To Be Dizzy

Causes Ice Vellumental To Be Dizzy

Sometimes, the Ice Vellumental will be unable to attack after you use the 1000-Fold Arms against it since it will be too dizzy!

Defeat The Ice Vellumental Before It Unleashes Attack

Defeat The Ice Vellumental Before It Unleashes Attack

When it gets below 30% health, the Ice Vellumental will charge to unleash a strong attack. It's recommended that you defeat it before it unleashes that attack!

Will Create A Maze In The Rings

Will Create A Maze In The Rings

The Ice Vellumental will create ice blocks around the rings. You'll need to memorize the correct path towards it!

Diamond Island Pt. 2 - Walkthrough & Tips

Diamond Island Pt. 2 Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Use the Ice Vellumental's Power on the Blue Temple
2Check the stone Toad statue. Step on the glowing circle to start the trial of wisdom
3Complete the trial of wisdom and collect the Wisdom Orb
4Exit the temple then head to the Green temple. Use the Vellumental powers to create a frozen moat
5Check the stone Toad statue. Step on the glowing circle to start the trial of courage
6Complete the trial of courage and collect the Courage Orb
7Exit the temple then head to the Red temple. Use the Vellumental powers to create a frozen moa
8Check the stone Toad statue. Step on the glowing circle to start the trial of power
9Complete the trial of courage and collect the Power Or

3. Complete The Trial Wisdom - Tips

Correct Answers

Correct Answers
QuestionAnswer
The Name of Captain T. Ode's submarine is the Princess PeachFalse
One ton of iron is heavier than one ton of cottonFalse
Speak with all three figures then choose the one who is telling the truthA (The Red Toad)

6. Complete The Trial of Courage - Tips

Wait For The Pan/Item To Appear

Wait For The Pan/Item To Appear

Be patient and wait for the pan to appear before stopping its descent. Throughout the trial, the arrow will be lowered per stage.

9. Complete The Trial Of Power - Tips

Charge Hammer Attack To Destroy Multiple Boxes

Charge Hammer Attack To Destroy Multiple Boxes

Because of the time limit, it's not recommended to destroy the boxes one by one. Aim to destroy multiples of them at a time!

Sea Tower - Walkthrough & Tips

Sea Tower Walkthrough Procedure Chart

No Procedure
1Go to the Sea Tower
2Place the 3 orbs in the entrance to the Sea Tower. Enter the tower
3Get to the room with the Earth & Water Vellumental Heads
4Go the left side of the Earth Vellumental's face and follow after the blue crab holding a jewel
5Use the path to your left to go after the Blue Crab
6Follow it to a room with water ways and take the Red Gem from it
7Return to the main room and place the Red Orb on the dragon to the left
8Climb up the stairs to the next room. Continue your climb up the tower
9In the room of the Ice & Fire Vellumentals, head to the right and follow the ice floor path
10Get the Ice Block at the end of it to create a path to the next room
11Go across the lighted squares to get to the platform with the 1000-Fold Arms.
12Drop the ball to activate the fire mechanism. Head to the next room
13Defeat Tape
14Destroy the Purple Streamer
Check Out Sea Tower Guide From Here

1. Go To The Sea Tower - Tips

Sea Tower Location

Sea Tower Location

3. Room With The Earth & Water Vellumental Faces - Tips

Check The Pattern Of The Blocks Before Walking

Check The Pattern Of The Blocks Before Walking

The blocks have a pattern when they will stay or hide behind the wall. Familiarize yourself with it for a bit before attempting to walk across them.

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▲Jump to the left pillar once you've reached the 2nd to last layer. Move to the safe area quickly!

6. Follow The Crab In A Room With Water Ways - Tips

Use Dragon Heads To Block Its Path

Use Dragon Heads To Block Its Path

The Blue Crab will try to escape from you by using the holes in the walls. Hit the wall with your hammer to bring down the Dragon Heads and block its path. Once it's trapped, use your hammer to get the Red Gem!

11. Go Across The Lighter Squares - Tips

Can Only Step On Lighted Squares

Can Only Step On Lighted Squares

Pay attention to the squares that light up when you step on the edge before them. This shows the only squares you can step on and in what sequence. Fail to do so and you'll activate the booby trap.

Lighted Up Floor Sequence

Lighted Up Floor Sequence
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Follow this guide to clear the floor!

13. Defeat Tape - Tips

Open Chest To Reveal Panels

Open Chest To Reveal Panels

Tape hid most of the panels inside the chests! Make sure to open them first before attacking it!

>>Check Out How To Beat Tape!

Tape - Boss Fight Tips

Tape - Boss Fight Tips

Hit All Sides To Destroy Dispenser

Hit All Sides To Destroy Dispenser

You'll need to do an attack across all of Tape's sides to destroy its dispenser. You can use any attack for this!

Changes Attacks When You Destroy Dispenser

Changes Attacks When You Destroy Dispenser

Once you've taken out Tape's dispenser, it'll change its attacks and place tape across the tiles. The tape will bind together your tiles, making it harder to move them around.

Use 1000-Fold Arms To Pull Tape

Use 1000-Fold Arms To Pull Tape

Aim to get the 1000-Fold Arms Magic Seal to attack Tape. This does a lot of damage against it compared to using your regular attacks.

Restores Health By Getting Back Its Tape

Restores Health By Getting Back Its Tape

Tape will swings its tape and take all of the tape in the battle ground. This will return its health!

Use Fire Vellumental To Remove Tape

Use Fire Vellumental To Remove Tape

Remove the tape in the rings and prevent Tape from healing itself by using the Fire Vellumental. Its attack will remove all of the tape in the arena!

Check Out The Tape Boss Guide

Story Progression

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Anonymous 1

You should probably change the part that says Do Not Venture Into the Fog.
I was confused, and you actually have to attempt to enter the fog to continue the story.

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