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Mario's Moves

Mario is keeping in great shape with all his running, jumping, and all other forms of platforming acrobatics. In order to get around this 3D world, you'll need to become a natural with these moves.

Move

Using the Circle Pad lets Mario move in any direction within 3D space.

Dash

In a hurry? This move puts some pep in Mario's step.

Jump

Mario's iconic jump is a vital move to master in every stage.

Crouch

This lets Mario stay low and fit into tight spaces. He can move while crouching too.

Roll

This explosive move propels Mario forward with a quick roll.

Ground Pound

Send Mario down with extra force, and crush some poor Goomba's hopes and dreams.

Leap

Mario can do a long running leap to more easily clear wide gaps.

Side Somersault

This move lets Mario do a quick about-face and launch into the air with extra height.

Wall Jump

Mario can do a long running leap to more easily clear wide gaps.

Crouch Jump

Mario charges up kinetic energy when he crouches. Harness it to jump even higher.

Look With Binoculars

Take a peek into one of these to see far away platforms or possible secret areas.

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