|Debut Appearance||Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island|
|Latest Appearance||New Super Mario Bros. 2|
Crates are objects that will usually contain an item inside of them. It would appear first in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island. These crates could be open by a Ground Pound and would release Stars or a Key. Balloons can also hold crates in the air and will need to be shot down by a Yoshi Egg.
They would later appear in Super Mario 64 and be able to be picked up and thrown at an enemy. They will normally contain Coins. Specific crates would appear in Jolly Roger Bay on the bridge of the sunken ship. It is a larger and darker shade of color. If hit by the crate, would mark in a lose of life.
They would also appear in the Donkey Kong Series as Animal Crates. It would also be an item in the Super Smash Bros. Series. It will need to be broken so that the items inside of it can be used in battle. To break a crate, it will need to be picked up and thrown in the air or attacked repeatedly.
Crates appear in Super Mario Galaxy and are used as stationary items that can be broken by the spin attack to reveal items like Star Bits. They would return in Super Mario Galaxy 2 in Rightside Down Galaxy and Upside Dizzy Galaxy. They would have to be broken in twenty seconds in order to get the Power Star. Metal-edged crates would appear and could only be broken by a fireball from Fire Mario or Fire Luigi.
They would appear in New Super Mario Bros. Wii and appear as wooden or metallic crates. Only the wooden crates could be broken by a Ground Pound.
Crates would make an appearance in Super Mario 3D Land. They would have the same appearance as they did in the Super Mario Galaxy games and can be broken by being rolled into or being hit by a fireball or boomerang.
Crates will be appearing in New Super Mario Bros. 2.