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This guide shows you how to get and use Confetti in Paper Mario: The Origami King, for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how to get Confetti, when to use Confetti, and how to read the Confetti Meter.

The information presented in this article is based on pre-release information.
Please note that this page is subject to change after the release of Paper Mario: Origami King.

How to Get Confetti

Get Confetti from Objects

Confetti from Objects
Hammer Bush for Confetti.pngEnlarge Bushes Hammer Flower for Confetti.pngEnlarge Flowers
Confetti Bag from Rock.pngEnlarge Rocks Confetti and Coins after 1000-Fold Arms.pngEnlarge Broken Statues

As soon as Mario begins his quest on Picnic Road, he is equipped with a hammer, which he can use to hit objects. Hit objects and get Confetti, Confetti Bags, or other items. Simply walk on or near the Confetti to collect it. Objects that have been confirmed to contain Confetti are bushes, flowers, rocks, and even broken statues!

You can also get Confetti Bags

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Sometimes, breaking objects rewards you with a Confetti Bag. Collecting a Confetti Bag refills your Confetti Meter.

1000-Fold Arms can break objects for Confetti

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Unlocking the 1000-Fold Arms allows you to break hard-to-reach objects. Breaking these objects also rewards you with Confetti and Coins.

Get Confetti after Ring Battles

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Along Mario's quest, he will run into Ring Battles againts origami-enemies. After winning these battles, Mario is rewarded with a large amount of Confetti.

How Ring Battles Work

Confetti after Boss Battles?

Rewards after Boss Battles have not been confirmed, but we suspect that they are similar to rewards after ordinary Ring Battles and also include Confetti.

How to Fight Bosses

When to Use Confetti

Cover Not-Bottomless Holes

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Throughout Mario's quest, you'll find holes in the ground, on walls, and on the sides of cliffs. Cover these Not-Bottomless Holes with Confetti to receive Coins and even to access previously inaccessible paths or areas.

Similar to paint in Paper Mario: Color Splash

Confetti is used similiarly to how paint is used in Paper Mario: Color Splash. Instead of painting colorless areas, you are covering holes destroyed by origami-enemies (presumably, giant origami-Goombas). When you achieve 100% completion for filling in all holes in an area, it is very likely that you will get some kind of reward.

How to Read the Confetti Meter

Read by Color

Confetti Meter Readings
Green Confetti Meter (Full).pngGreen
(Full)
Light Green Confetti Meter (Near-Full).pngLight Green
(Nearly-Full)
Yellow Confetti Meter (Near-Empty).pngYellow
(Nearly-Empty)
Red Confetti Meter (Empty).pngRed
(Empty)

The Confetti Meter is the Confetti Bag icon on the top-left of the screen, while Mario is out on the field. Its background color indicates how much Confetti Mario has and has 4 levels: Green for Full, Light Green for Near-Full, Yellow for Near-Empty, and Red for Empty. The colors change accordingly as you collect and use Confetti.

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