How to Get the Tail - Damage and How to Use | Paper Mario: The Origami King (Switch)

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This page shows where to obtain Tail, a weapon in Paper Mario: The Origami King (Switch). In addition to where to find this weapon, this page will also show much damage this weapon can deal when getting a Nice, Great, or Excellent rating, price, and how to use the Tail.

Tail Location and Basic Information

Weapon Tail IconTail
Target 2x2
Description Equip this to spin and flick your tail at nearby enemies.
Price 240
First Found In Shogun Studios

Tail Damage Output

- Nice Great Excellent
50 20 - - 24
60 20 - - 24
80 20 - - 24
100 20 - - 24
120 20 - - 24
140 20 - - 24
160 20 - - 24
180 20 - - 24
200 20 - - 24

The Left column represents Mario's HP, while the top row represents attack timing. Note that attack power increases as Mario's HP increases.

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How to Use the Tail

Whip a 2x2 block of enemies. Press A as you swing your tail to deal extra damage. Time it just right to get an Excellent rating! Won't reach flying enemies, but deals more damage than hammer attacks.

Paper Mario Origami King Weapons and Items

List of Weapons

Boots

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Hammers

Hammer IconHammer Hurlhammer IconHurlhammer Shiny Hammer IconShiny Hammer Gold Hammer IconGold Hammer
Ice Hammer IconIce Hammer Fire Hammer IconFire Hammer Flashy Hammer IconFlashy Hammer Legendary Hammer IconLegendary Hammer
Shiny Hurlhammer IconShiny Hurlhammer

Flowers

Fire Flower IconFire Flower Shiny Fire Flower IconShiny Fire Flower Ice Flower IconIce Flower Shiny Ice Flower IconShiny Ice Flower

Tails

Tail IconTail Shiny Tail IconShiny Tail

Pow Blocks

Pow Block IconPow Block

Mushrooms

Mushroom IconMushroom Shiny Mushroom IconShiny Mushroom Flashy Mushroom IconFlashy Mushroom 1-Up Mushroom Icon1-Up Mushroom

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      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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