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SM3dL Logo
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The final boxart of Super Mario 3D Land 3.
Developer(s) Transparent-logo
Doodle interactive studios logo new
Publisher(s) Nin10
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS Logo
Release Date(s)
25px-Flag of Japan 25px-Flag of Europe October 19, 2013
25px-Flag of USA November 19, 2013
25px-Flag of Australia December 22, 2013
1-4 Players (local)
2-8 Players (online)
Age Rating(s)
ERating  USK6
Genre(s) Action, Platform
Media Included 3DS Card

Super Mario 3D Land 3 is a platformer game for the Nintendo 3DS, and the sequel to the game: Super Mario 3D Land II: Bowser's Ultimate Revenge. The game was originally developed by Doodle Interactive Studios, but the development was taken over from Transparent Interactive.

Super mario 3d land 3 home menu icon

The icon of Super Mario 3D Land 3 in the Home-menu of the Nintendo 3DS.

The back of the box includes information such as: "MORE ITEMS! Have fun with the new and returning Power-Ups!", "MORE PLAYERS! Go up to 8 Players on Nintendo Network!", "MORE FUN! Play alone or with your friends the new Mini-Games!"


Princess Peach invites Mario into her Castle to eat cake. When he was there The Koopalings, Bowser and his Minions was attacking the Castle. Bowser's airship attacks the Castle with cannons. He catchs Peach, throw Bob-ombs at the castle and fly away. Then the Bob-oms explode. The detonation of the Bob-ombs destroyed the Castle. All that was left were some Ruins. Now Mario has to save Princess Peach and rescue the Mushroom Kingdom.


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The end of the credits.

When Mario defeated Bowser in the last castle, Princess Peach will be get out of her case. Then she say: "Thank, you Mario." Then she gives Mario a kiss on the mouth. Mario is getting red in the face, then he took a Thunder-Bold-Leaf and flew with Princess Peach back to her castle.



Image Name Description Ability Unlockable/Available by...
NsmbMario Mario Mario, our hero, the allrounder. Being a referee, athlete, doctor, or even explorer, Mario gained experience in almost all jobs. He's the only one who can brake immediately. Story Mode: Already unlocked

Other Modes: Already unlocked

NSMBWii Luigi Luigi He's the guy which stood very long in his bro's shadows, and was mostly known as "green guy" to many Toads. He's however, very popular among Mario fans. He's scared for ghosts, yes, but nobody can beat him in high jumping! He jumps higher than the other. Story Mode: Finish World 5

Other Modes: Already unlocked

NSMBΩBlueToad Blue Toad A Toad which also has the courage to retrieve the princess back. He's the apprentice of both Toadbert and Toadsworth. He's more moveable than the other. Story Mode: Finish this mode

Other Modes: Already unlocked

NSMBΩYellowToad Yellow Toad He's a bit sleepy, but is always awake when searching for Peach. Also, there's nobody who runs faster than Yellow Toad. Maybe a blue hedgehog, but not a Koopa Shell anyways. He runs faster than the other. Story Mode: Finish this mode

Other Modes: Already unlocked

NSMBΩWario Wario A gross, big, sturdy man who doesn't go along for the princess. When he reeks money or treasure, be sure Wario's a helping hand. Literally, since he throws the farthest of far. He's kinda slow, however. He can destroy Brick Blocks when he's small. Story Mode: Finish this mode

Other Modes: Already unlocked

NSMBΩWaluigi Waluigi A skinny, long purple-clad dude. He thinks everyone is a cheater, while he cheats on his own. He swim faster than the other Story Mode: Finish this mode

Other Modes: Already unlocked

61px-Mii Mii You can play with your Mii or with other Miis, you can only play with your Mii online. He's the biggest player. He's only available at the Online Play.


Image  Name  Description
Yoshi NSMBW Yoshis Obtainable via Yoshi Eggs. In this game there are only available in one color, Green. And you can take Yoshi in each Level.
Toadsworth2 Toadsworth He stays at Peach's Castle. After the Castle is restored you can buy and watch Hint Videos there (Example: World 2-Fortress - Finish the Level: 5 Star-Coins).
ToadtheShroom Toad He stays at Peachs Castle too. After the Castle is restored you can buy Power-Ups from him (Example: Fire Flower: 100 Coins).


There are some modes in this game:

  • Story Mode
  • Free Mode
  • Coin-Rush Mode
  • Mini-Game Mode

The Coin-Rush Mode and the Mini-Game Mode doesn't Support "Nintendo Network".

Story Mode

Play the Game completely. There are three files.

  • Single-Player: Play the game alone.
  • Multi-Player: Play the game with up to 4 Players.
  • Online Play: Play the game on Nintendo Network with up to 8 Players.

Free Mode

Play all Levels without unlocking. There are two files:

  • Multi-Player: Play the game with up to 4 Players.
  • Online Play: Play the game on Nintendo Network with up to 8 Players.

You can't play this mode alone!

Coin-Rush Mode

Collect as many coins as you can. There are two files:

  • Single-Player: Collect alone many coins.
  • Multi-Player: Collect coins with up to 4 Players.

This mode doesn't Support "Nintendo Network".

Mini-Game Mode

Play funny Mini-Games alone or with your friends. There are two files:

  • Single-Player: Play the Mini-Games alone.
  • Multi-Player: Play the Mini-Games with up to 4 Players.

This mode doesn't Support "Nintendo Network".

Touch Screen

On the Touch screen is following:

SM3DLTouch screen

The World map on the Touch-Screen

SM3DL item screen

The Item-Inventory on the Touch-Screen

World Map

On the Touch-Screen you have a World map. You can see there all Levels of a World. And you have a button to open the Item-Inventory.


On the Touch-Screen you have an Item-Inventory. You can store there 3 Power-Ups. And you have a button to go back to the World map.


The Game contains 5 Worlds, 1 special World and 1 special level.

World Location Fortress Boss Castle Boss Special Number of Levels Number of Star-Coins How to Unlock
World 1 Grassy Plains Lemmy Koopa Morton Koopa Jr. World 1-Peach's Castle: The first Level of this World. In this Level you are going through the Ruins of Peach's Castle. After finishing this Level, the Castle is restored. 6 levels 18 Star Coins Already Unlocked
World 2 Desert Roy Koopa Ludwig von Koopa No Special 7 levels 21 Star Coins Finish World 1
World 3 Beach and Jungle Wendy O. Koopa Iggy Koopa World 3-5: This Level is a mix of Beach and Jungle. 6 levels 18 Star Coins Finish World 2
World 4 Ice Larry Koopa False Bowser No Special 6 levels 18 Star Coins Finish World 3
World 5 Mountains, Sky and Vulcano Bowser Jr. Bowser In this World the Castle is bigger and not named World 5-Castle, but World 5-Bowser's Castle. 7 levels 21 Star Coins Finish World 4
World 6 Special World - - You have to unlock the levels separate. So you can unlock them: W6-1: Collect all Star Coin NSMB2 of World 1.W6-2: Collect all Star Coin NSMB2 of World 2 and so on. World 6-Moon: A Level on the Moon, you need all Star Coins of this Game (Star Coins from DLCs not included). In W6-Moon it doesn't gives Star Coines. 6 levels 15 Star Coins Finish World 5
Special Level Mix of all locations - - This level is a mix of all locations. - None Activate in each Level the Golden Flag, collect all Star Coins.

Peach's Castle

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Princess Peach's Castle

At the Start of the Game Peach's Castle is destroyed (See Story). After finishing the Level World 1-Peach's Castle the Castle is restored. Then you can buy there Hint-Videos from Toadsworth and Power-Ups from Toad.


A Star-Coin.

Coin NSMB2

A Coin.


A pile of Coins.


These are the Prices for the Hint-Videos from Toadsworth and the Power-Ups from Toad.

Hint-Video Prices

Each Hint-Video cost 2 Star-Coins.

Power-Up Prices

You can buy these Power-Ups.
Super Mushroom: 50 Coins
Fire Flower: 100 Coins
Ice Flower: 150 Coins
Super Star: 200 Coins
Super Acorn: 300 Coins



Image Item Description Form
Not Available Starting Form Small Mario is the starting power-up. If he gets hit by an enemy or obstacle Mario will lose a life. Also he can't break Brick Blocks. Small-mario
SuperMushroomNSMB2 Super Mushroom A Super Mushroom will make Mario into Super Mario. He can break Brick Blocks but if he gets hit he will turn back into Small Mario. Mario NSMB2
Acorn Shroom Super Acorn Flying Squirrel Mario can glide in the air. In order to glide in the air Mario has to get a running start and jump to go into the air. He can also do a mid-air jump to reach higher places. WiiU NewMarioU 3 char02 E3
Fire Flower NSMB2 Fire Flower Fire Mario is able to throw 2 Fireballs at a time. It can melt frozen things such as Munchers and Coins. NSMB2 Fire Mario
Ice Flower SMWU Ice Flower Ice Mario is able to throw 2 Iceballss at a time. It can freeze enemies for a short time and can also defeat Fire Snakes, Podoboos and Fireballs. IceMario.
NSMBU Star Super Star Invincible Mario can run at a very fast pace. He can hit any enemy without getting hurt. 7593544202 1c30b8ca16 o
PenguinSuit Penguin Suit Penguin Mario can slide on his belly and can also shoot Iceballs to freeze enemies. He can also swim well in water. Penguin Mario
GoldFlower Gold Flower Gold Mario can shoot large gold Fireballs which can turn almost anything into Coins. When he passes through a Giant Gate Mario will turn into Fire Mario. This item cannot be found in Toad Houses. NSMB2 Golden Mario
MegamushroomNSMB2 Mega Mushroom Mega Mario can crash into almost anything! He can break Warp Pipes, Blocks, and won't even get hurt. If he does a certain amount of damage he can get 1-Up Mushrooms as a reward. NSMB2 Mega Mario
MiniMushroomNSMB2 Mini Mushroom Mini Mario can run on water and jump really high. He can also go into small Warp Pipes. NSMB2 Mini Mario
BlooperSuit Blooper Suit As Blooper Mario, the player can swim extremely fast and is more agile. BlooperMario
Thunder tanooki Thunder Bold-Leaf Thunder-Bold-Mario is able to throw 2 Thunder-Bolds at a time. It can defeat enemys. Thunderboldmario

Items and Objects

Image Name Description
Coin NSMB2 Coins Coins are very common items. Coins are scattered throughout levels and can be found in Blocks, the ground, or from enemies. When the player gets 100 they will receive a 1-UP. In this Game the Coins will not be zeroed if you have collected 100. The maximal number of Coins is 9999, and you can spend them in Peach's Castle to buy Power-Ups.
Star Coin NSMB2 Star Coins Star Coins are in every level. Instead of there being the usual three Star Coins there are now four of them in a level. They can be tricky to get. Getting all of them in the world will unlock a level in the Special World, and you can spend them in Peach's Castle to watch Hint-Vidoes.
Red Coin Ring SMWU Red Rings Red Rings are rings that will cause Red Coins to appear. If the player goes through will they will have to collect 8 Red Coins.
RedCoinsNSMB2 Red Coins Red Coins are Coins that appear if the player goes through a Red Ring. The player will have to collect all 8 of them in order to get a power-up.
120px-1upmushroomNSMB2 1-UP Mushrooms 1-UP Mushrooms are mushrooms that will give the player an extra life. They are rare to find in the game and can be found in Invisbile Blocks and other blocks.
Poison Mushroom SMW3D Poison Mushrooms Poison Mushrooms are purple mushrooms that can make the player small if they are in any form except Invincible and Mega. If they are small or tiny they will lose a life.
Yoshi Wings SMWU Yoshi Wings Yoshi Wings are rare items that appear in Question Blocks. When the player grabs a pair of Yoshi Wings with Yoshi they can fly in the air for a short amount of time in the level. Only one pair comes out and will fly away if the player doesn't grab it.
Mystery-block Question Blocks Question Blocks are blocks that contain items such as Coins or power-ups. They can found almost anywhere. In the Giant World there are Giant Question Blocks instead which act the same.
Winged Block NSMBDIY Winged Question Blocks Winged Question Blocks are Question Blocks with wings that move around. They mainly contain power-ups and 1-Up Mushrooms.
Rectangle Question Block Coin Blocks Coin Blocks are blocks that contain multiple Coins. They can appear as normal Question Blocks, Brick Blocks, or the most common one, Rectangular Question Blocks. If it is hit very fast an item may come out of it.
Brick Block Brick Blocks Brick Blocks are blocks that can contain items and can be broken in super form. If the player is small they can not break them.
UsedBlock NSMBWii Used Blocks Used Blocks are blocks that are unbreakable. It only appears after the player hits a Question Block or a Brick Block.
Note Block ♪ Blocks ♪ Blocks are white blocks that can be used to reach higher places. The are bouncy and if the player jumps on them they will go higher.
Roulette Block SMWU Roulette Blocks Roulette Blocks are blocks that contain a series of items. When the block is hit whatever item was on visible is the item the player gets.
Glow Block SMWU Glow Blocks Glow Blocks are blocks that can light up dark areas such as Ghost Houses and caves. The player can carry them around like POW Blocks.
POWBlock POW Blocks POW Blocks are blocks that can be picked up. When they are picked up the player can throw them to cause a quake on the ground make Coins fall onto the ground and enemies to get defeated.
Snake Block SMWU Snake Blocks Snake Blocks are green blocks that connect together and move in a set path. The blocks on them can vary.
P-Switch NSMB2 P-Switches P-Switches are blue switches that can create a group or trail of Blue Coins when activated. They can also make platforms appear and turn Coins into Brick Blocks as well as turning Brick Blocks into Coins.
NSMB Warp Pipe Warp Pipes Warp Pipes are objects that come in four colors, green, red, yellow, and blue. Warp Pipes can transport the player to another place in the game such as an underground area. Some Warp Pipes can also shoot the player similar to a Cannon, that helps the player go over large gaps, gets the player to higher areas, or helps the player collect items that can't be reached.
Beanstalk NSMB2 Beanstalks Beanstalks are stalks that can be climbed to reach higher areas are go into Coin Heaven. Beanstalks can come out of Brick Blocks or Question Blocks.
YoshiEggNSMBW Yoshi Eggs Yoshi Eggs are eggs that have Yoshies in them. When they come out of a Block they hatch right a away having a Green Yoshi (In this Game Yoshies are only aviable in Green.).
Green Shell NSMBU Koopa Shells Koopa Shells are what Koopa Troopas wear. When a Koopa Troopa is jumped on it goes inside its shell. The shell can be kicked or picked up and thrown. It can hit blocks such as Brick Blocks and Question Block. There are also larger Koopa Shells that can only be kicked.
Checkpoint Flag SM3DL Midway Flag The Midway Flag are the checkpoints in this game and are found in almost every level. If the player pass through one while being small, he/she will become bigger and when losing a life, the player will start the level at the flag.
Flagpole Flagpole Flagpoles are the finish of the levels in this game. They're in almost every level at the end of them and the player can jump on it to clear the level and get points. The higher the player reachs in the pole, the higher the points the player earns. If the player reachs the top of the Flagpole, you get a 1UP and you activate the Golden Flag.


Image Name Description Price
SM3dL W7 dlc icon World 7-DLC Adds a new "World 7" with 10 levels. €6,99
¥ 960


Name in other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Japenese スーパーマリオ3Dランド3

(Sūpāmario 3D rando 3)

Super Mario 3D Land 3