How to Find the Jewels (Desert Tower Eyes) | Four Jewel Locations | Paper Mario: The Origami King (Switch)

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This is a walkthrough for Finding the Jewels in Paper Mario: The Origami King. Read on to learn to find all the jewels (desert's tower eyes) needed to unlock the Temple of Shrooms in the Scorching Sandpaper Desert area.

Finding the Jewels Map

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To find all four of the jewels as written in the ancient inscription, you will need to access each of the four towers scattered around Scorching Sandpaper Desert and its surrounding areas. The towers are located in Scorching Sandpaper Desert, Scorching Sandpaper West, Scorching Sandpaper Far West, and Scorching Sandpaper Far East.

Jewel Clues and Procedures

Jewel Clues & Procedures
Diamond Jewel Clue
"To find my eye would be a feat... unless you look around my feet."

How to use this Clue!
Triangle Jewel Clue
"Beneath the feet of twins entwined in needles, there, the eye you'll find!"
How to use this Clue!
Round Jewel Clue
"Eclipse the sun above the lake... A buried eye is yours to take!"
How to use this Clue!
Square Jewel Clue
"Near walls of waves, a fire's place... An eye is there, by earth encased!"
How to use this Clue!

Finding the Jewels Walkthrough

There are four locations where eye jewels can be found. Explore each Scorching Sandpaper to find all the jewels!

1. Diamond Jewel

Scorching Sandpaper Desert

Objectives
1 You'll find the first desert's tower eye on the northwest end of the main area of Scorching Sandpaper Desert. Climb the tower and read the inscription with Professor Toad to hear it: "To find my eye would be a feat... unless you look around my feet." This is a clue to the location of the first jewel.
2 Diamond Jewel 1 for Desert Tower Eye.png
Go down the staircase. Press down on the D-pad in front of the tower's left foot to have Professor Toad dig there. He will find the Diamond Jewel.
3 Inserting the Diamond Jewel in Desert Tower Eye.png
Go back inside the desert tower and place the Diamond Jewel in the eye slot.

Scorching Sandpaper Desert 100% Walkthrough

2. Triangle Jewel

Scorching Sandpaper West

Objectives
1 The second desert's tower eye is in Scorching Sandpaper West. Climb the tower and read the inscription with Professor Toad to hear it: "Beneath the feet of twins entwined in needles, there, the eye you'll find!"
2 Triangle Jewel for Desert Tower Eye.png
Slightly to the east of the tower, you will find two cacti in reflected shapes. Dig in the space between the two to find the Triangle Jewel.
3 Use the Fire.png in the Desert Tower Eye
Go back inside the tower and place the Triangle Jewel in the eye slot. Use the Fire Vellumental Magic Circle to light the oil aflame and cause the tower to turn.

Scorching Sandpaper West 100% Walkthrough

3. Round Jewel

Scorching Sandpaper Far West

Objectives
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At the very entrance of Snif City, two Snifits are waiting on either side. Talk to the one on the left to access Scorching Sandpaper Far West. Climb the tower here and read the inscription with Professor Toad to hear it: "Eclipse the sun above the lake... A buried eye is yours to take!"
2 Eclipse the Sun.pngLittle to the left...
Go back to Snif City. Stand on the green area south of the lake and look into its reflection. Move to the spot where the black sun is overlapping perfectly with the dome on top of the Royal Hotel.
3 RoundJewel.png
Dig here to find the Round Jewel.
4 Go back to the desert's tower and place the Round Jewel in the eye slot. Use the Fire Vellumental Magic Circle to light the oil aflame and cause the tower to turn.

Scorching Sandpaper Far West 100% Walkthrough

4. Square Jewel and the Wall of Waves

Scorching Sandpaper Far East

Objectives
1 Talk to the Snifit on the right side at the entrance of Snif City to access Scorching Sandpaper Far East. Climb the tower here and read the inscription with Professor Toad to hear it: "Near walls of waves, a fire's place... An eye is there, by earth encased!"

Find the Wall of Waves (Scorching Sandpaper East

Objectives
1 Wave Pattern on Enclosure.pngEnlarge See the wave pattern on the entrance to the enclosure (left)
Travel to Scorching Sandpaper East, an area filled with Boos to the east of Scorching Sandpaper Minor. Find the building with a small inscription of a wave on the front. You will find an empty fireplace inside.
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Dig in the fireplace to find the Square Jewel.

Scorching Sandpaper East 100% Walkthrough

Scorching Sandpaper Far East

Objectives
1 Go back to the desert's tower and place the Square Jewel in the eye slot. Use the Fire Vellumental Magic Circle to light the oil aflame and cause the tower to turn.

Scorching Sandpaper Far East 100% Walkthrough

Go to Scorching Sandpaper Minor

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Objectives
1 Go to the platform on the far side, where all four beams of light are shining on it. Activate the Earth Vellumental Magic Circle to resurface the Temple of Shrooms.
2 Go inside the Temple of Shrooms.

Temple of Shrooms Walkthrough

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    • >>[3]
      actually its more like Nightmare!sans passive form

    • Hi there!
      I just figured out that there is actually 1 more not-bottomless hole in the shangri-spa area. It is up by Bowser's castle.

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