Acorn Plains

Acorn Plains
World 1 Acorn Plains.jpg
Appearance New Super Mario Bros. U
New Super Luigi U
Levels 8

Acorn Plains is the first World of New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U and it's a grassy, plain field filled with mostly shrubs. This World is the home of the Acorn Tree, which is the source of the new power-up, the Super Acorn. Acorn Plains consists of 5 main levels, a Tower level, a Castle level, and a secret level. It also holds a red and green Toad House, as well as introduce the Red Baby Yoshi. The boss of this World is Lemmy Koopa. Completing this World will allow you to access the Layer-Cake Desert.

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[edit] New Super Mario Bros U

[edit] Acorn Plains - 1

Mario in 'Acorn Plains Way'

Acorn Plains Way is the title of the level. It is the first level in New Super Mario Bros. U and of Acorn Plains. It's a grassy plain filled with Piranha Plants and Warp Pipes. This level introduces the Super Acorn power-up. Most of the secrets in this level can only be accessed with the use of the Super Acorn. Completing this level will allow you to move on to Acorn Plains - 2, Tilted Tunnel.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: Early on in the level, the coin is shown in the open. Use the Super Acorn to reach the coin.
  • Star Coin 2: Right after the first Star Coin, is a Warp Pipe. Enter it and inside the room is a Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: Near the end of the stage is a pipe that can only be reached, using the Super Acorn's double jump ability. In the next room, use the Super Acorn to safely glide to the ground, grabbing the third Star Coin along the way.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 2

Mario in 'Tilted Tunnel'.

Tilted Tunnel is the title of the level. It is the second level of the Acorn Plains. This is an underground level that's filled with tilted pipes and colored crystals. There are also a large amount of Piranha Plants and Goombas. Completing this level normally, will allow you to move on to Acorn Plains - Tower, Crushing Cogs Tower.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: After going down a long slide along the crystals with Goombas, jump to obtain the coin.
  • Star Coin 2: After the checkpoint, get rid of the Koopa, grab and toss its shell to the brick, revealing a beanstalk. Climb it to reach another area and go inside the pipe, which will shoot you towards the coin.
  • Star Coin 3: When you reach a crystal with a downwards arrow symbol on it, Ground Pound that crystal, and you'll be able to access the Warp Pipe, allowing you to get the third Star Coin.

[edit] Secret Exit

This level has a secret exit which is found near the end of the stage. When you reach the pink crystal, it will tilt upward, allowing you to reach the ceiling. Follow the path until you reach a blue crystal, and jump to reach an even higher area, which will lead you to the secret exit. Finding this secret, allows you to access Acorn Plains - Blooper, Blooper's Secret Lair.

[edit] Acorn Plains - Tower

Mario in 'Crushing Cogs Tower'.

Crushing Cogs Tower is the title of this level. This is the first Tower level of the game and it's filled with mainly large rotating cogs and Dry Bones. Also, the Ice Flower makes a return in the game, appearing first in this level. The boss of this Tower is Boom Boom, who starts off with no abilities in this particular level. Completing this level allows you to move on to Acorn Plains - 3, Yoshi Hill.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: After climbing the first cog, there's a moving block that moves up and down. While the block moves up, a Star Coin will be revealed, that can be obtained by wall jumping.
  • Star Coin 2: While climbing further into the Tower, there will be a circle of coins. Hit the center of that circle to reveal a hidden block, allowing you to reach the 2nd Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: While going through a series of cogs after the checkpoint, there will be a wall you can pass through leading to the third Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 3

Mario in 'Yoshi Hill'.

Yoshi Hill is the title of this level. This is the third level of the Acorn Plains. It's another grassy plain level filled with mainly slanted ledges. Yoshis return in the game, first appearing in this level. Also, returning to the game are Monty Moles. Completing this level unlocks Acorn Plains - 4, Mushroom Heights as well as Acorn Plains - 5, Rise of the Piranha Plants.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: After the question block containing the Yoshi, there will be a Star Coin in the open, which can only be reach by using Yoshi's Flutter Jump.
  • Star Coin 2: When you see a couple of bricks embedded in the ground, Ground Pound the bricks and you'll reach a secret Warp Pipe, which will lead to a Star Coin that also requires Yoshi's Flutter Jump.
  • Star Coin 3: You reach two ledges with a set of coins in between them. Drop down between the two ledges to reach another secret Pipe, which leads to an area with the final Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 4

Mario in 'Mushroom Heights'.

Mushroom Heights is the title of this level. This is the fourth level of the Acorn Plains. This level takes place in they sky and is mainly filled with mushroom platforms that move in many directions. The Red Baby Yoshi makes a debut in this level. Completing this level or Acorn Plains - 5, Rise of the Piranha Plants, unlocks Acorn Plains - Castle, Lemmy's Swingback Castle.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: After the first blue tilted Mushroom, is a non moving mushroom with the Star Coin, that can only be reach with the Red Baby Yoshi or the Super Acorn suit.
  • Star Coin 2: There will be a Star Coin under a blue Mushroom, over a bottomless pit after the check point, which also requires the Red Baby Yoshi or the Super Acorn suit.
  • Star Coin 3: It's under a moving mushroom, but surrounded by two large Piranha Plants. Wait until one of the Piranha Plants lower itself, enough for you to get by and grab the Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 5

Mario in 'Rise of the Piranha Plants'.

Rise of the Piranha Plants is the title of this level. This is the fifth level of the Acorn Plains. This level mainly consists of Piranha Plants of a variety of sizes, as well as moving and tilted ledges. Completing this level or Acorn Plains - 4, Mushroom Heights, will unlock Acorn Plains - Castle, Lemmy's Swingback Castle.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: The first Star Coin is above a giant Piranha Plant. You have to wait until the ledge the Piranha Plant is on, lowers it self, then you'll be able to grab the coin.
  • Star Coin 2: A little further, a giant Piranha Plant will be guarding a Warp Pipe, which must be defeated by Fire Mario. Afterwards, enter the Warp Pipe and take down the Piranha Plants in that room and grab the Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: Afterwards, you'll encounter a Hammer Bro. The Star Coin is located above him.

[edit] Acorn Plains - Castle

Mario in 'Lemmy's Swingback Castle'.

Lemmy's Swingback Castle is the title of this level. This is the Castle and final level of Acorn Plains, as well as the first Castle in the game. This level is mainly suspended over lava, therefore you must use the moving platforms to make their way through the level. The end of the level will lead to the top of the Castle, where the you will enter a cannon, shooting you onto Lemmy Koopa's airship.

[edit] Boss Battle

The boss you fight in this level is Lemmy Koopa, who's main attack involves tossing bouncing bombs and moving in his shell whenever he is hit. After attacking him twice, he'll toss out a large bomb. Hit Lemmy three times to clear the boss battle and complete the Acorn Plains World, allowing you to move on to Layer-Cake Desert.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: Between two swinging platforms over lava, carefully jump to reach the first Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 2: After the Checkpoint, you'll approach a Star Coin suspended over lava. Use the Super Acorn to glide down and grab it.
  • Star Coin 3: As you get further, there will be a green Warp Pipe in the lava you can head into, leading to the third Star Coin that can be obtained by carefully jumping on the swinging platform at the right time.

[edit] Acorn Plains - Blooper

Mario in 'Blooper's Secret Lair'.

Blooper's Secret Lair is the title of this level. It's an underwater level filled with Bloopers that appear from the Warp Pipes. It's also filled with pipes that let out current, pushing the player in that particular direction. The only way to access this level is to find the secret exit in Acorn Plains - 2, Tilted Tunnel. Completing this level sends you to Soda Jungle, bypassing the Worlds of Layer-Cake Desert, Sparkling Waters, and Frosted Glacier, as well as the first boss battle with Bowser Jr..

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: The first coin is located between two pipes that let out current. Swim between the two pipes to avoid being blown away and grab the coin.
  • Star Coin 2: The second coin is located between a red and green pipe, but seem like it's closed off. The player must swim under the red horizontal pipe nearby, without going too low.
  • Star Coin 3: Near the end of the stage, there are a trio of green pipes to the left. Swim into the middle pipe, which leads to a room with the Star Coin.

[edit] New Super Luigi U

[edit] Acorn Plains - 1

Waddlewing Warning!

Waddlewing Warning is the first main stage of the Acorn Plains in New Super Luigi U. At the beginning, players will notice the logo of New Super Luigi U, as well as Luigi's 8-bit sprite. The main enemies in this stage are the Waddlewings, some of them holding the Super Acorn suit, which you can get by defeating them. Throughout the stage, players are progressing by using the tilted platforms that raises up and down. Completing this stage will allow access to Acorn Plains - 2, Crooked Cavern.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: After the first tilted platform, use the Super Acorn to reach the 2nd platform up ahead. Jump once more to grab the first Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 2: The second Star Coin is hovering over a bottomless pit. Carefully grab it and use the Super Acorn to jump back onto the platform.
  • Star Coin 3: At the end, use the Super Acorn to glide along the coins and once you get close to the coin, use the double jump to reach it.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 2

Crooked Cavern

Crooked Cavern is the second main stage of the Acorn Plains in New Super Luigi U and it takes place entirely underground. This stage have players making their way across the shifting crystals. Players must carefully time the jumps, as the crystal platforms are constantly shifting in different directions. Also, there are many Piranha Plants that appear from the Warp Pipes, which can hinder the player. Completing this stage will allow access to Acorn Plains - Tower, Flame-Gear Tower.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: At the very beginning, head to the left of the three pipes into a hidden wall to reach the first Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 2: The Brick Blocks are preventing access. Use the nearby Koopa Shell to destroy the Blocks and you'll obtain the second Star Coin, as the Koopa Shell will touch it.
  • Star Coin 3: After the exit Warp Pipe, use the Super Acorn to glide towards a platform on the far right. The Star Coin will be in plain sight.

[edit] Secret Exit

It's next to the location of the final Star Coin. On that platform, ground pound by the arrow signpost and you will uncover a path underground, leading to the secret exit. Finding the secret exit will allow access to Acorn Plains - Cheep Cheep, Cheep Chomp Chase.

[edit] Acorn Plains - Tower

Flame-Gear Tower

Flame-Gear Tower is the Tower stage of the Acorn Plains and the first Tower of New Super Luigi U. Throughout the Tower, players must progress by using the large gears. There are rocket engines that let out fire on the gears, therefore players must be careful while moving along the gears. At the end of the Tower, players will battle Boom Boom, which plays out exactly like the New Super Mario Bros. U boss fight. Completing this stage will allow access to Acorn Plains - 3, Rolling Yoshi Hills.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: Towards the right of the first gear is the first Star Coin. Carefully avoid the rocket engine on your way towards the coin.
  • Star Coin 2: Right above the second gear, the second Star Coin will appear over an orange platform. Periodically, the rocket engines will let our fire that prevents access. Wait until the fire goes out before grabbing the coin.
  • Star Coin 3: Near the end you'll see a set of orange platforms with a Dry Bones on it. Jump to reveal a hidden block and jump once more to reveal a second block. Jump one more time to reach the final Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 3

Rolling Yoshi Hills

Rolling Yoshi Hills is the third main stage of the Acorn Plains in New Super Luigi U. A Yoshi can be found in one of the Question Blocks. Throughout the stage are circular rolling platforms, as well as Monty Moles, which comes out of the walls in the background to chase and attack the player. There are few Piranha Plants and bottomless pits that players must also avoid. Completing this stage will allow access to both Acorn Plains - 4, Piranha Heights and Acorn Plains - 5, Piranha Gardens.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: At the beginning, the first Star Coin is shown over a bottomless pit. Toss the Koopa Shell to the right to obtain it.
  • Star Coin 2: The second Star Coin is hovering over a group of Piranha Plants. Use Yoshi to bounce on the Piranha Plants and grab it. If you don't have Yoshi, use a nearby Koopa Shell to defeat the Piranha Plants before safely grabbing the coin.
  • Star Coin 3: At the end of the stage, using Yoshi, jump off the final rolling platform and flutter jump your way to the final Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 4

Piranha Heights

Piranha Heights is the fourth main stage of the Acorn Plains in New Super Luigi U. This stage takes place in the sky and it consists of rising and falling mushroom platforms. There's also many Piranha Plants on those platforms that can hinder the player's progress. Completing this stage will allow access to Acorn Plains - Castle, Lemmy's Lights Out Castle.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: At the beginning, there are Piranha Plants hanging below the horizontal Green Warp Pipe. Head on top of that pipe and jump to a platform above, on the right, to reach the first Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 2: There are another group of Piranha Plants under another horizontal Green Warp Pipe. Make your way through the Piranha Plants and jump on top of the pipe to reach the second Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 3: There will be two Warp Pipes with a gap in the middle. Use the Red Baby Yoshi or the Super Acorn to head up that gap and there will be a Warp Pipe to the right. Head inside and simply grab the final Star Coin in the next area.

[edit] Acorn Plains - 5

Piranha Gardens

Piranha Gardens is the fifth main stage of the Acorn Plains in New Super Luigi U. This stage is filled with rising and falling platforms. There are also a fair amount of Piranha Plants of various sizes, as well as Hammer Bros. Completing this stage will allow access to Acorn Plains - Castle, Lemmy's Lights Out Castle.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: After the first Hammer Bros., head into a secret alcove, which is located below the Red Ring to reach the first Star Coin.
  • Star Coin 2: You'll see the second Star Coin above the second Hammer Bros. Simply defeat it and use the set of Brick Blocks to reach it.
  • Star Coin 3: Immediately afterwards, you'll see a group of large Piranha Plants. Use a Koopa Shell to defeat the large Piranha Plant that's hanging below from the bush above. Then jump to reveal a few hidden blocks. Use those blocks to jump up into the hidden area in the bush to reach the final Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - Castle

Lemmy's Lights Out Castle

Lemmy's Lights Out Castle is the Castle stage of the Acorn Plains and the first castle of New Super Luigi U. This stage have players progressing using the swinging platforms. Throughout the stage is very little light, so players must progress carefully. The common enemies in this stage are the Dry Bones and Munchers. At the end, players will encounter Lemmy Koopa, who's boss battle plays out similar to New Super Mario Bros. U. Completing this stage will allow access to the next world, Layer-Cake Desert.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: At the beginning, the first Star Coin will be shown above the two swinging platforms(in the picture).
  • Star Coin 2: The second Star Coin requires the Super Acorn. It will be below one of the swinging platforms. Use the Super Acorn to glide below and reach it, then use the double jump ability to make it safely back onto the platform.
  • Star Coin 3: There will be a platform with a gap in between some Munchers. Jump inside the gap to uncover a hidden area, holding the final Star Coin.

[edit] Acorn Plains - Cheep Cheep

Cheep Chomp Chase

Cheep Chomp Chase is the secret level of the Acorn Plains in New Super Luigi U that can be accessed from finding the secret exit in Acorn Plains - 2, Crooked Caverns. This is an underwater course that's filled with various colors of Cheep Cheeps. There are also pipes that let out current in many directions that can either help or hinder the player. Finally, there's a Cheep Chomp that chases the player. If it eats the player, it will cost the player a life. Completing this stage sends you to Soda Jungle, bypassing the Worlds of Layer-Cake Desert, Sparkling Waters, and Frosted Glacier, as well as the first boss battle with Bowser Jr.

[edit] Star Coin Locations

  • Star Coin 1: When you head in the Warp Pipe into the water, head to the left in between the Warp Pipes letting out current. The first Star Coin is shown moving in a circle. Be careful of the Cheep Chomp that appears from that direction.
  • Star Coin 2: Later on in the stage, you'll see a gap in between two Yellow Warp Pipes. The second Star Coin will fall from the gap. When it does, simply grab it.
  • Star Coin 3: After grabbing that second Star Coin, head up that same gap and you will be above ground. Use the nearby POW Block to drop the final Star Coin from the sky.
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