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Super Mario 64 DS Cheats

Cheats and Tips for Super Mario 64 DS

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Want to know how to get Mario Luigi and Wario, maybe you want to know how you unlock the mini-games in the rec room? We've got the answers you're looking for here

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Super Mario 64 Cheats

Unlock Mario Key:
Defeat Goomboss behind 8-Star Door in the Rec-Room

Unlock Luigi Key:
Defeat King Boo in Luigi's Painting on the 3rd Floor of Big Boo's Haunt
Unlock Wario Key:
With Luigi in Mirror Room, hop into Wario's Painting and Defeat the Giant Ice Bully

Unlock White Room Key:
Catch all the Shinning Rabbits
Unlock Cannon:
To access the cannon outside the castle, get 150 stars. There are three 1-ups, a cap and Luigi's rabbit.

How to play as Waluigi

The hardest thing to do is get Waluigi but, if you got him action replay there must be a way to get him. My friend *code name* sexigigas has found something that most people don't expect. In the boo garden go to the door and jump on the ledge you need moon jumping to for action replay jump of the empty area where Luigi's rabbit should be after you have collected all 151 stars you should be able to jump to another ledge above that. That is where Waluigi is go to the end of the ledge jump into the wall and you will end up on the other side of that mirror thing to get Wario after that go into the Waluigi painting fight the rabbit king and you get to play as Waluigi if doesn't work or if you cannot find the other ledge I will show you a video and prove it.


Use the cannon at the start of the Bob-omb Battlefield level to launch Mario into the sky as far to the left and as far down as possible. When Mario is up in the sky and falling control his movements to scout the level. When you do this you will lose half of your health from the fall but this can be prevented by ground-pounding just before you land.

Unlock Mini-Games in the Rec Room

What you basically have to do is catch the indicated number of rabbits with the character whose mini-game you want to unlock.
Sort Or 'Splode: 1 rabbit.
Trampoline Time: 2 rabbits.
Shuffle Shell: 3 rabbits.
Bounce and Trounce: 4 rabbits.
Connect the Characters: 5 rabbits.
Shell Smash: 6 rabbits.
Trampoline Terror: 7 rabbits.

Coincentration: 1 rabbit.
Bingo Ball: 2 rabbits.
Psyche Out!: 3 rabbits.
Slots Shot: 4 rabbits.
Lakitu Launch: 5 rabbits.
Intense Coincentration: 6 rabbits.
Giant Snowball Slalom: 7 rabbits.

Hide And Boo Seek: 1 rabbit.
Puzzle Panel..

Lots of Free Lives:

As anyone except Yoshi go into the hazy maze on level 6 and proceed through it until you see a red block. Hit it, grab the mushroom, and turn the corner. Then keep running in circles right over the holes the moles pop out of and keep killing them until you have the desired amount of lives.

1-Up Butterflies

Punch the butterflies in either Whomp's Fortress, Tiny-Huge Island, or Bomb-Omb Battlefield. Sometimes though they turn into enemies but overall it's worth taking the chance.

how to get waluigi. as luigi with 150 stars.
2.get on top of the castle.
3.get the power flower.
4.while you're invisible shoot yourself into princess peaches painting and go get the power flower go in the mirror and you see a big piranah plant.go grab a bombomb and hit the plant and you see a waluigi key grab it and you get access to waluigi.

? Blocks solid

After you get some stars you will see some light coming from the roof. Use your camera angle to look up at the light and you will come to the place.

Note: there is red coins so try to collect 8 and you will get a star


Play as luigi:
get the power flower in the mirror room
go through the mirror
go trough the door
hey presto the white room is all yours
NOTE:there is a star in there

Star Bonus

When you have collected ALL 150 Stars go outside the castle and climb inside the cannon opening that is located where the grating was near the Fish Pond and aim to land on the roof of the castle. Doing this will earn you 3 lives and a red block for flying Mario if you have his wing cap from Multiplayer (Battle Fort). If you attempt this with Luigi you will unlock his last mini game.

How to get Mario,Luigi,and Wario.

Mario:Get 8 stars and enter his painting. (Easy
Luigi:Go to Big boo's haunt and go upstairs and get into the 2nd door or 3rd (i forgot) then float up to the 3rd floor and jump into the painting.Follow king boo's voice (Super Anoying
Wario: Go to where Luigi's fake painting is(NEED TO BE LUIGI!!!!) then get the flower and go into Wario's pic.

Avoid Falling Damage

If done correctly you can avoid losing health when you fall from a high location by executing the ground pound just before landing on the ground.

A connon outside of the castle?!

There is, believe it or not, a cannon outside of the castle that you can unlock after collecting all 150 stars. The cannon is located by the lake by the steep sandy hill off to the left when you're facing away from the castle. The cannon can be used to blast yourself to the Castle roof, where you can find one of Luigi's minigame bunnies.

Unlimited hats

In the snow level (in the mirror room) go get your hat blown off by the big snowman. (it's easier if you are Wario) Go down to the ground; then find the snowman that has your hat on. If you are Wario you can just punch the snowman, but if you are any other character you have to go get the box that's in the corner. Kill the snowman and get your hat back. Repeat the steps above and once you punch the snowman, he will drop twice as many hats as the last time you did it. Smile

Black Square

Ok, go to the title screen and go to the file screen. Look at the right side of the castle and note the black square. Go on any file, then go exactly where you saw it and BOOM! It's gone! Rumors say that if you hit the invisible box, you get Waluigi. I don't believe this.

easy coins

Instead of ground pounding the wooden posts that you c in various levels just run around them 3 times and they will give you five coins this method is much faster then the other.

Super Luigi Dude's Guide to Luigi

Hi.Lots of people keep saying "HOW DO I GET THE GREEN LITTLE MIDGET??!!?!?!?!"Well first of all,he is Luigi not a midget.When you go to the mirror room Luigi's pic will be solid.Don't be fooled because that is BIG FAT PLUMP WARIO!!!!So go to big boo's haunt AKA:BOO LEVEL IN BACK GARDEN and you need to get the 1st star so you unlock the 2nd floor.Once you are on the 2nd floor you will go to the last door on the right and you will need to be Mario and get the flower and float up to the 3rd floor and jump into the painting.IT'S REAL!!!Now you will here king boo's voice follow it to get to the final room where there is a hole to where king boo is.
Go kick some boo butt!

Moon Jumping & Sleepy Heads

I just got this game and I unlocked Moon Jumping amd I'll show you how to do it. First get all 150 stars then go to Tall, Tall Mountain there should be a monkey in a crack of the mountain he will take your cap (make you play as somebody with a cap) grab the monkey and he will gived it back run and jump 3 times off the edge you should die or get shot back to where the pink bomb with hands is at if you died try this again. Complete the level then play as Luigi when you jump hold B you float in the air.
to make your charcters to go to sleep stay in ine area for a long time they go to sleep later.

Endless walk in the air

(To do this glitch you need a action replay with the moon jump code)
Go to any level (this dosen't work in the castle grounds) then you must start running the jump then when in the air press L left or right then they will be stuck in a walking are running position floating around , or not moving your legs floating around, that makes you invincable. You then can go almost anywhere like up slopes. BYE!

How to avoid fall damage

Here are some neat tricks to avoid that annoying fall damage.
1. If you are Yoshi, use the flutter kick by pressing B. If you do this at the right time, you should be well unharmed. Needs practice though.
2. If you are Luigi, try to scuttle by pressing B. If you do this at the right time, you should be well unharmed. Needs practice as flutter kick.
3. If you are Mario, try to slide aginst the wall but without wall jump.
4. Press A. You will either slide, or do a jump kick. Either of these will work. Doesn't work on Yoshi though.
5. Use the ground-pound at the right time.
6. Try to land into water if possible. The water will prevent fall damage.
7. Try to avoid enemies that will throw you away from a high place (such as those strange small bulldoze..


When you are playing, press start and close your ds. Then, listen to what mario says.

Boxing Yoshi

Be Yoshi go to the 4th star on Bob-omb battlefield. Suck up a black Bob-omb, spit it at one of the boxes after the leaning bridge. A mega mushroom will likely come out of the box. Make Yoshi get the mega mushroom he will become giant and will be able to punch and kick.

Angry penguin

To do the cheat, go to cool cool mountain and get to that place where the baby penguin is (jump on the hut in the beginning and climb a ledge after that) then take the baby and deliver it to the mother penguin. She should give you a star but don't take it. Take the bany penguin after the delivery and the mother penguin should look angry and walk towards you.
Have fun! Smile

Cube egg

Use Yoshi. Go to a world where there are these small brown boxes that can be carried around (for example, Shifting sand land, but I recognized it at snowmans land). Get to a brown box and swallow it. Don't spit it out. Lay an egg by pressing R and hey presto, a cube-shaped egg. Smile Have fun time! By: Doctor Dominic

Beating Bosses

Big BaBomb on the Summit: Pick up a babomb and throw it at the Big Babomb. Do this repeatedly.
Big BaBomb's revenge: Go behind big Babomb, pick him up and throw him But not off the stage.
Chip off Womp's Block: Get in front of Womp. Wait till he tries to smash you. Hop on his back and ground pound him.
Bowser in the Dark World: Go to the edge of the ring
wait till Bowser spits fire at you. Go behind Bowser. Pick him up and throw him at the spiky ball.
Boil the Big Bully: Go behind big bully and punch him. Do this until he is off the stage.
Bowser in the Lava Sea: Go to the edge of the stage, wait till he runs after you, do a backflip over Bowser's head, pick Bowser up, throw him at the spiky ball.
Bowser in the Sky: Go the edge..

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