Red Coin

Red Coin
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Debut Appearance Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Latest Appearance New Super Mario Bros. 2

Red Coins are a type of coin that appears with Yellow Coin in the Mario series. Red Coins usually serve as important items to collect in levels in games.


[edit] Appearances

[edit] Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

They would first appear in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island and would hide behind regular coins. They have a slight red tint to them to stick out from the gold coins. The only way to find out which are red coins, is to collect them or to use the Mangnifying Glass. 20 Red Coins can be found in each level and will add a point to Yoshi's score at the end of the level after being collected.

[edit] Super Mario Bros. Deluxe

They would appear in Super Mario Bros. Deluxe and would have to be collected in order to complete a mission.

[edit] Super Mario 64

Red Coins appear in Super Mario 64 and Super Mario 64 DS. They would be worth two coins and collecting eight Red Coins in one level will make a Power Star appear over the Star Marker in the level. In Super Mario 64 DS, Bob-omb Buddies are able to detect where red coins are.

[edit] Missions

[edit] Super Mario Sunshine

Red Coins would reappear in Super Mario Sunshine. There would be eight in each level and would make a Shine Sprite appear after collecting all of them all. They do not effect the player's total amount of Gold Coins.

[edit] Episodes

Course Mission Name
Bob-Omb Battlefied Find the 8 Red Coins.
Whomp's Fortress Red Coins on the Floating Isle
Jolly Roger Bay Red Coins on the Ship Afloat
Cool, Cool Mountain Frosty Slide for 8 Red Coins
Big Boo's Haunt Seek the 8 Red Coins
Hazy Maze Cave Elevate for 8 Red Coins
Lethal Lava Land 8-Coin Puzzle with 15 Pieces
Shifting Sand Land Free Flying for 8 Red Coins
Dire, Dire Docks Pole-Jumping for Red Coins
Snowman's Land Shell Shreddin' for 8 Red Coins
Wet-Dry World Go to Town for Red Coins
Tall, Tall Mountain Scary 'Shrooms, Red Coins
Tiny-Huge Island Wiggler's Red Coins
Tick Tock Clock Stop Time for Red Coins
Rainbow Ride Coins Amassed in a Maze

[edit] Secret Missions

Red Switches can be found at the start of Secret Levels, and when the player ground pounds the red switch, eight red coins will appear and a timer is activated. The player will need to collect all red coins in time in order to get the Shine Sprite.

Course Mission Name Time Limit
Bianco Hills Red Coins of Windmill Village No limit
Bianco Hills The Red Coins of the Lake No limit
Ricco Harbor Red Coins on the Water 2:00
Gelato Beach The Sand Bird is Born No limit
Gelato Beach Red Coins in the Coral Reef No limit
Pinna Park Red Coins of the Pirate Ships No limit
Sirena Beach Red Coins in the Hotel 5:00
Noki Bay Red Coins in a Bottle No limit
Noki Bay The Red Coin Fish No limit
Pianta Village Fluff Festival Coin Hunt No limit
Course Mission Name Time Limit
Bianco Hills The Hillside Cave Secret 1:00
Bianco Hills The Secret of the Dirty Lake 1:30
Ricco Harbor The Secret of Ricco Tower 1:30
Gelato Beach Dune Bud Sand Castle Secret 1:00
Pinna Park The Beach Cannon's Secret 1:00
Pinna Park The Yoshi-Go-Round's Secret 2:00
Noki Bay The Shell's Secret 1:30
Sirena Beach The Hotel Lobby's Secret 1:30
Sirena Beach The Secret of Casino Delfino 1:00
Pianta Village Secret of the Village Underside 1:30

[edit] New Super Mario Bros.

Red Rings would appear in New Super Mario Bros.. It would appear in several levels and when walked through, eight Red Coins will appear for a short period of time. If all coins are collected, a power-up or a 1-Up Mushroom will appear.

[edit] New Super Mario Bros. Wii

They would return in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Keeping the same function as they did in New Super Mario Bros., they would give the player-up a power-up when all coins are collected. If Mario is small Mario, then they will be given the Fire Flowerinstead of a Mushroom.

[edit] Super Mario 3D Land

Red Coins would return in Super Mario 3D Land after Mario touches a Red Ring. He will need to then collect the five red coins before they disappear to collect a 1-Up Mushroom or a power-up.

[edit] New Super Mario Bros. 2

Red Coins appear in New Super Mario Bros. 2. Mario will have to collect a total of eight red coins on each level to receive a power-up or a 1-Up Mushroom, Mario will have to hit a Red Ring to have the red coins follow a predetermined path.

[edit] Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Under the name 10 Coins, Red Coins would appear in Mario Hoops 3-on-3 in ? Panels. They can be found after the player makes the combo of dribbling of acquiring of coins without being interrupted.

[edit] Yoshi's Island DS

Red Coins would work the same as they did in the first Yoshi's Island in Yoshi's Island DS. Though the Magnifying Lens would not appear in the game. The player would get a better score after completing a level.

[edit] Mario Party Series

[edit] Mario Party DS

In Mario Party DS, Red Coins would replace Coin Bags in bonus mini-games. They are worth five Coins and can be obtained the same way as Coin Bags.

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