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Super Mario 64 Cheats

Cheats and Tips for Super Mario 64

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Want to know how to get extra coins or teleport to the top of the mountain? We've got the answers along with plenty of others.

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Unlocakbles
Unlock Special Triple Jump:
Get 120 stars and the lives from Yoshi on the roof of the castle.

Unlock Extra Coins:
Whenever there is a post in a level run around it 5 times and some coins will drop out. These coins are good if you need more health or need to collect 100 coins.

all120 stars
play the game for 1 week then stop playing for 9-10 weeks,when you turn it on you will have 120 stars.but it will only work on one file.

Unlimited 1-up's (American Only)
Finnaly SuperCheatMaster is back to tell you the way to get unlimited 1 up's on the american sm64. Go into the castle go outside and find the waterfall. Now three trees away from the waterfall clib it and get a 1 up go into the castle go back out and repeat for unlimited 1 up's.

stop time
In the clock level thing make sure the minute hand is touching the twelve and the level will be frozen Smile

Thanx 4 listnin

Mario's Combat Moves:
For those of you that have not stopped to see what Mario can do, listen up. First of all, Mario can do a Double Punch Kick move. All you need to do is press B 3 times. Mario will punch twice then kick! Next, Mario is able to fight walls. Face a wall then jump. When you're about to hit the wall, press B. Mario will kick the wall and bounce off. Sorry to say, you've lost that fight! I wanna show you how to get Bowser in Bowser in the Sky to get neara bomb. Simply get near Bowser. He will start to charge you so just keep running towards the closest bomb. Then dodge Bowser just as he's about to hit you on the edge. Bowser will teeter on the side. Now pick Bowser up and you should be close enough to the bomb to hit it!

P.S. Sorry for the long cheat.

Controller glich
Run around and unplug the controller while running and mario will move on his own.

Crazy Mario
To make Mario look crazy you need to mess with your cartridge. First,lift one side of the cartridge keeping one side in the N64. After that,Mario looks weird.

endless stairs glitch
there is a glitch to go up bowser's endless stairs without 70 stars. to do it, you run up the stairs forward for a couple of seconds then turn around and long-jump (run, crouch[L], and jump), then keep long-jumping, but backwards, up the steps (NOTE: you need to be pressing A as fast as you can) and if done right, you will be at the top of the steps.

PS: hard to do, may require practice

PSS: can only be done for fun, because when you do the glitch and beat bowser, at the end of the credits when mario says, "thank you very much for playing my game", the game freezes at that screen....so the glitch is useless (and im not the only one that has had the game freeze at that point...)

The 15 Secret Castle Stars!
1) Princess Peach's Slide 1
2) Princess Peach's Slide 2 (do it in less than 21 seconds)
3) Bowser in the Dark World (8 Red Coins)
4) Bowser in the Fire Sea (8 Red Coins)
5) Bowser in the Sky (8 Red Coins)
6) Jolly Roger Bay Room Secret
7) Flying Atop (3rd Floor Secret)
8) Running Bunny 1
9) Running Bunny 2 (catch him again later on in the game)
10) Red Winged Cap (8 Red Coins)
11) Green Metal Cap (8 Red Coins)
12) Blue Invisible Cap (8 Red Coins)
13) Toad in the Basement (down the left corridor)
14) Toad on the 2nd Floor (by the Stairs to the 3rd Floor)
15) Toad on the 3rd Floor (by the Tick Tock Clock)

The castles black room of death
You need to have the moon jump code for this . First go to the top of the castle, go to the area where the picture of peach,stand on top of the picture jump to the 3rd floor of the castle use the moon jump code and jump to the wall you will go through the wall ,don't move you will fall down and then you will land behind the door but they want show the inside of the castle go through the door you will land inside the castle but behind the door go through the door you will land in the same area, so when you are in the castle go through the wall and you will be inside the castle
It will really work

Secret cannon and the top of the castle
If you've ever explored the area around Peaches castle, you probably found a mysterious grate like thing on the ground near the water; this is a cannon grate. How is it opened? Its a difficult bonus to get as the grate is only opened by the obtaining of all 120 stars.

What this cannon leads to the roof of the castle. What's the point of getting on top of the castle? Yoshi is up there(along with 3 extra lives, and a flying cap) and Yoshi(helpful as ever) will say "Mario!!! Is that really you??? It has been so long scince our last adventure! They told me I might see you if I waited here, but I'd just about given up hope! Is it true? Have you really beaten Bowser? And restored the stars to the castle? And saved the princess? I knew you could do it! Now I have a very special mess..

Wing Cap-No Damage from Falling
Hold A while falling to float(WingCap only). Also, dive and hold A-- something funny happens!!!


P.S, Can be done anywhere
P.S.S, Letting go of A stops the floating.

Level Painting Secrets
Three levels have entry secrets.
1. WET-DRY WORLD. The higher you go in, the higher the water will be.
2. TINY-HUGE ISLAND. The left painting will make stuff tiny, the right one will make stuff huge.
3. TICK TOCK CLOCK. If you enter with the minute hand closest to 12, nothing moves. If it's closest to 3, things move slow. If it's closest to 6, they move randomly. And if it's closest to 9, things move fast.

Hope this helped your gaming skills!

Bob-omb Batttefeild gate glitch
(I'm not talking about the chain chomp gate I'm talking about the other one) Have a bob-omb chase you than go in front of the gate and have mario "feel" it keep feeling and when the bob-omb comes into contact with you,you should be on the other side of the gate!

The best glitches
I found this out from a friend, and it really works!

First get 15 stars. Then, go to the castle's basement. There will be a bunny rabbit at the end. Grab it until you reach the door. Drop the rabbit near the door; you will be stuck in between the door. Grab the rabbit, then exit. If you want to fight Bowser (1 or 2?), take the rabbit to the door, and do the same, and voila! You are near the painting of Bowser. Jump and fight.

Yipee.

Next there will be another glitch that will make you go backwards. Go full speed to a locked door, then you will go fast backwards. This helps for Bowser's Infinite Stairs. Then, you will fight Bowser 3 and win the game in a tenth of my other friend's times of beating it.

Woo hoo.

HAHAHA I DID THIS ON ACCIDENT
In the tiny-huge world wen you're small smash the brown monsters with A then Z and instead of a yellow coin it's a blue coin

Heheheh extra mula!!!! ^o^

-neko_vamp

Some cheats
Shortcut up the mountain:on Bomb-omb battlefield when climbing up the mountain jump into the first gap in the rock that the black boulders come out of and you should be warped to the second boulder hole which is near the top of the mountain.
Beat Koopa the Quick easily:use the warp I described above.
Beat all of Bowsers forms easier:when you are fighting him try to grab his tail on the edge of the 'battle area'. That way you can see the bombs you need to throw him into easier, which gives you a good aim.

The Red, Wing - Blue, Vanish & Green, Metal Caps
To get the Red, Wing Cap - first you need to get 10 Stars, then a ray of light will appear at the entrance inside the Castle. Walk under the light and then look up at it to be transported to the Bonus Stage. Collect the 8 Red Coins for a Secret Star and then Ground Pound (A+Z) the Red ! To unlock the Wing Cap in every Level.

To get the Blue, Vanish Cap - once you've beaten Bowser the first time, head to the basement, unlock the door, follow the dark corridor to the right and enter the door. Go right, continue down the corridor and make the first right to a door without a Star - enter it, get in the water and swim under the wall to another room. Here, you'll find 2 pedestals to Ground Pound (A+Z) and drain the water - next, head through the door to be outside the Castle in the ..

Wall Kicks Will Work Cheat
In the cool, cool mountain level. The 6th star "wall kicks will work", can be a difficult star to get. I found a way to obtain the star without any effort. All you have to do is jump on the first Spindrift in the level (the one near the snowmans body) and you should be able to easily spin all the way around and down to the bottom, landing just underneath the star. (Spin towards the camera).

extra coins
Hey everybody I'm back with this awesome cheat for Super Mario 64. Okay so you know when your low on health and need to stay alive? Well all you need to do is this. 1)find a post. 2)run around it a few times and some coins should spill out! This will surely keep you alive a little longer. Hope this helps.

TWO Teleport Zones in Bob-omb Battlefield
I've seen a few hints for one of the teleport hints I'm going to post here, but so far I haven't read any for the other. So I thought I might post it here..

From the beginning of the level, run up the little sloping bridge. If you stand in the centre of the flower patch to the right of the path, you should teleport to another flower patch in the battlefield part.

The second teleport it the one on the mountain. It's found in the hole where the black ball things roll out of. Just jump in there and walk as far in as possible without pressing yourself up against the wall. You should teleport to the other hole at the top of the Mountain.

I've found that when in the "Footrace With Koopa the Quick" mission, if you teleport and beat him to the top of the mounta..

funny but scary green guy
if you have wondered what the star in the boo area is there for it is there for a funny cheat go in the boo area & stand in front of the star go out of the door into the main area get on the right big hump there is a door up there in plain sight but barely anyone sees it then you'll be in the hallway where the big boo is go back in the boo area go to the brick wall behind the star and kick it and see what happens

Hidden Courses
PRINCESS SECRET SLIDE: In the 2-star room, jump in the right picture of Princess Toadstool.
WING MARIO OVER THE RAINBOW: Soumerault/triple jump near the clock. You'll find a hole - go in it.
SECRET AQUARIUM: Jump in the black hole above the toad in the Jolly Roger Bay room.
CAVERN OF METAL CAP: Go on Dorrie in Hazy Maze Cave until you see a door. Take it. You'll find a pool of slime. Walk into it.
TOWER OF WING CAP: After you get 10 Power Stars, light will appear. Press C-up and you'll enter it.
VANISH CAP UNDER THE MOAT: Stomp two certain pillars in the basement. All water will drain. In the moat, there's a hole. Go in it.

Every other secret is really easy to find. Bye!

Other way to enter light
This is a glitch I found. Go just behind the carpet and look at light. You won't enter the level because you're too far away. Next go just on the carpet. Zoom in and you'll enter the level before you even look up.

Free lifes!
If you want to get lifes you can go to the waterfall-aroun the waterfall there is a hole*if you made it already*. Jump into that hole and after you get the lifes you can exit course-repeat this and get the lifes in this game as many times as you want...there are many lifes around.

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