Tower of the Wing Cap Red Coin Star

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For a tutorial on speedrunning this star, see the RTA Guide
Tower of the Wing Cap Red Coin Star
Star Info
Course TotWC
Height Above Ground 347[1]
Course Records
TAS World Record 19.63[2]
RTA World Record 18.55 (18.53 IGT)[3]
ABC Minimum 0
ABZ Minimum 4[4]


Tower of the Wing Cap Red Coins is a secret star in the stage Tower of the Wing Cap. To get this star, Mario must collect all 8 Red Coins in the level.

Locations

  • 2 are located in each of the 4 coin rings in the level (Right, Left, Front, and Back) for a total of all 8 red coins.

A Presses

There are 0x A presses required to get the star and hit the switch. This strategy doubles as the TAS WR with a time of 19"63. The star is too high to be collected with a dive recover and normally pressing the switch will make Mario fall onto the ground. However, Mario is able to perform a rollout on the first frame of landing on the wing cap switch, gaining enough height to collect the star.


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