Pause Menu Guide | Miitopia Switch

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This is a guide on how to access the Pause Menu in Miitopia for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how you can use the game's Pause function to your advantage.

Pause Menu Overview

Press X to Access the Pause Menu Screen

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You can access the Pause Menu by pressing the X button. This allows you to look at relevant information that you can use to make decisions for your characters.

However, the Pause Menu has different options depending on where you open it. For example, you will only see the Sprinkles and Leave option when you are clearing an area.

Check Your Party's Status

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On top of the Pause Menu, you will see the current level, HP, and MP of your Party Members, along with the amount of recovery items each member is carrying and the relationship levels between all members. The Party Status is only displayed on the Menu when you're outside of the Inn.

Pause Menu Options


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Pressing the Party option will take you to another menu displaying all Party Members. Selecting one member lets you view their character details or modify certain aspects of their character.

  • Details lets you to view a character's Abilities, Statistics, and the Relationship they have with other characters.
  • Change enables you to customize certain aspects of a character. This includes your character's name, facial features, Personality, War Cry, and Pose.


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Similar to the Party option, pressing Stuff will open another menu displaying all Party Members, but selecting one member will let you change their Weapon, Head & Body, and the appearance of their equipment instead.

  • Weapon lets you change your character's weapon. However, they can only equip weapons from their current Job.
  • Head & Body allows you to change your character's clothing and customize the color.
  • Edit Appearance enables you to customize the appearance of your character's equipped Weapon and Clothing.

List of Equipment

Makeup & Wigs

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Makeup & Wigs is a new feature in the Nintendo Switch version of the game. Selecting this option will let you customize your character's physical features.

  • Makeup allows you to customize your character's facial features.
  • Wig lets you modify your character's hairstyle.

Character Creation Guide and Mii Maker Tutorial


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The Records option will let you view various saved information from your adventures.

  • Journal opens a database of relevant information that have been recorded from your gameplay. This includes Mii Cast, Monsters, Grubs, Weapons, Clothing, and Music.
  • Album takes you to the Nintendo Switch's Album, so you can look into your saved screenshots.
  • Medals lets you view all the Medals or Achievements that you have completed so far in the game.
  • Highlights enables you to re-watch the story cutscenes.
  • Battles gives you the opportunity to see replays of your recent battles.
  • Key Items allows you to look at the key items you've collected during your adventures.


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While on the World Map, the Inn button appears on the Pause Menu. Selecting this option lets you enter the Inn without having to complete an area.

Area Options

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When in battle or clearing an area, more options appear in the Pause Menu that can help you make combat-related decisions.

  • Sprinkles lets you give HP/MP Sprinkles to your Party Members during battle.
  • Safe Spot allows you to put one of your Party Members to heal their HP and MP over time.
  • Leave/Run will make your party flee the battle or area you are currently in, returning you to the World Map.

Other Pause Method

Press Y to Freeze the Game

Pressing the Y button will freeze the game. This used to allow Nintendo DS players to take screenshots of the game, but with the Nintendo Switch's instant capture button, taking screenshots is much more easier. However, if you just want to freeze the game and admire the scenery, feel free to use this function.

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