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Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels


Super Mario Bros. Wonder Special World levels are the hardest in the game, but it will require some puzzle-solving to find all their entrances and unlock them.

Just like previous Mario games, there is a tough Special World hidden in the game, in addition to its normal worlds. There are six standard Special World levels, and at least three more to unlock.

An entrance to each Special World level is hidden on the six standard worlds in Super Mario Bros. Wonder, as well as Petal Isles. In order to unlock them, you’ll often need to find secret exits.

Read on to find out how to unlock Special World levels in Super Mario Bros. Wonder.


Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

World 1 Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

In order to unlock the World 1 Special World level warp, you’ll need to reach the secret exit in the level Bulrush Express.

Activate the Wonder Flower effect and ride the stampede as normal until you reach the Wonder Seed at the end of the stage. At this point, you’ll need to be in Elephant form.

Smash the blocks to the right of the Seed and you’ll reach the secret exit, unlocking new levels which will lead to the Special World.


World 2 Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

Pay the Poplin 50 flower coins and a new route will open, starting with the 4-star level Jump! Jump! Jump!

Complete the Expert Badge Challenge for Spring Feet and you’ll next reach the entrance to the Special World.


World 3 Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

Return to the Royal Seed Mansion after clearing the world and speak to Master Poplin again. He’ll make a new route appear to the Special World.


World 4 Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

 This Special World warp requires a secret exit on the level Secrets of Shova Mansion.

In the room before the standard flagpole exit, you’ll see six smashable blocks in front of a moveable platform. Destroy the blocks, push the platform inside of the nearly created gap, and a gold pipe will spawn and lead you to the secret exit.


World 5 Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

Return to Operation Poplin Rescue after completing the world and the Poplins will spawn a Special World warp right next to the world exit.


World 6 Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

Make your way to the very bottom left of the world map and, by completing a series of levels, you’ll reach the Special World warp.


Petal Isles Special World warp entrance

Mario Bros. Wonder – How to unlock Special World levels

The Special World warp will appear in front of the entrance to World 1 as you progress through Petal Isles.