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This is a walkthrough for Bonehead Island in Paper Mario: The Origami King. Read on to learn all Toad, treasure, hidden block, and confetti hole locations, as well as other useful tips and strategies for getting through this area.

Previous Area The Great Sea
Current Area Bonehead Island
Next Area Crescent Island (Full Moon Island)

Bonehead Island Location

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1.) The red X's represent Treasure locations
2.) The Princess Peach's location will change. It is represented by the pink ship.

Letter Island
A Bonehead Island
B Crescent / Moon Island
C Mushroom Island
D Heart Island
E Spade Island
F Club Island
G Diamond Island
H Sea Tower
I Scuffle Island
J ? Island
K Hammer Island

Bonehead Island Walkthrough

Bonehead Island

Objectives
1 Bonehead Island - East RoomEnlarge
(Not required)
Enter the hole on the upper-east of the bonehead island, into the giant skull's earhole. Inside, you'll find 4 white pedestals set in a certain way. Remember this pattern and head back outside.

1, 3 and 4 should be up while 2 is down.
2 Bonehead Island - Use the Skull as a LedgeEnlarge
Go to the top west area using the lower part of the skull as a ledge to cross over.
3 Bonehead Island - West Room SolutionEnlarge
Enter the west earhole and you'll find 4 copper pedestals. Hit them to make them mirror the east room and a cutscene will play.
1, 2 and 4 should be up, 3 should be down and flameless.
4 Bonehead Island - Create a shortcutEnlarge
Hit the stone door to the east of the room to create a shortcut to the middle room, then hit the switch here to raise the skull on the back wall.
5 Head up the revealed stair and pass through the room to the southeast opening.
6 Bonehead Island - Slide down the SkullEnlarge
Slide straight down, between the skull's eyes, to land in the nose. Here, hit the Toad statue and check the inscription to start a cutscene.
7 Get back down and set sail. Go two squares north and one square west (F3) to find Crescent Island.
You will receive a notification that a new boat engine is available. If you return to Toad Town, a Toad will be waiting on the Dock, offering to upgrade the boat to double speed for 5,000 coins.

Next Walkthrough: Crescent Island
(Full Moon Island)

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Tips & Strategies

Buy the Coin Step Counter

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The Snifit here in Bonehead Island will sell you the Coin Step Counter, and it's the only location in the game where it is available. Although it's a pricy buy at 14,000 Coins, the Coin Step Counter will reward you with an amazing 10,000 Coin Bonus every 10,000 steps you take. This will continue paying off for the rest of the game, so be sure to grab it and equip it right away!

Remember that Accessories don't get cheaper with the Membership Card, so like it or not, this is the best price you're gonna get!

List of Accessories

Bonehead Island Toad Locations

1 Location Total

Locations
Bonehead Island Toad.pngEnlarge Drop down to the West Semi-obscured path on the west side of the island.

List of All Toad Locations

Bonehead Island Collectible Treasure Locations

1 Location Total

Treasure Name and How to Find
Bonehead Island - Treasure No. 74.pngEnlarge Treasure No. 74:
Submarine "Marino"
Treasure Chest at northeast corner, inside the skull.

Bonehead Island ? Block (Hidden Block) Locations

1 Location Total

Location
Bonehead Island - Block 01Enlarge

Bonehead Island Not-Bottomless (Confetti) Hole Locations

5 Locations Total

Location
Bonehead Island - Hole 01Enlarge Bonehead Island - Hole 02Enlarge
Bonehead Island - Hole 03Enlarge Bonehead Island - Hole 04Enlarge
Bonehead Island - Hole 05Enlarge

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Story Walkthrough

Main Story Walkthrough

Prologue
Peach's Castle
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Whispering Woods Toad Town
Graffiti Underground Picnic Road
Overlook Mountain Earth Vellumental Temple
Overlook Tower -
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Autumn Mountain Chestnut Valley
Water Vellumental Shrine Eddy River
Shogun Studios Ninja Attraction
Big Sho' Theater -
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Sweetpaper Valley The Princess Peach
Breezy Tunnel Shroom City (Snif City)
Scorching Sandpaper Desert Fire Vellumental Cave
Scorching Sandpaper West Scorching Sandpaper Far West
Scorching Sandpaper East Scorching Sandpaper Far East
Scorching Sandpaper Minor Temple of Shrooms
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The Great Sea Bonehead Island
Crescent/Full Moon Island Mushroom Island
Heart Island Spade Island
Club Island Ice Vellumental Mountain
Diamond Island Sea Tower
Scuffle Island ? Island (Question Mark Island)
Hammer Island -
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Shangri-Spa Spring of Jungle Mist
Spring of Rainbows Bowser's Castle
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Hotfoot Crater Origami Castle

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Location Guide
Whispering Woods How to Walk Over Spiky Ground
How to Start the Campfire
Toad Town How to Get the Toad Town Chest
How to Get the Sewer Hook (Manhole Hook)
Overlook Mountain Where to Find All Shell Stones
Best Green Shell Stone Price
How to Get the Blue Shell Stone
Overlook Tower Kitchen Goomba Locations
Autumn Mountain How to Save Bobby (Bob-omb)
How to Open the Can
Water Vellumental Shrine How to Solve the Water Puzzle
Snif City How to Guess the Snifit Mood
Scorching Sandpaper Desert Where to Find the Jewels
Temple of Shrooms How to Find All 40 Faceless Toads
A Star Lights Your Way Puzzle Solution
The Great Sea How to Find Diamond Island
Trial of Wisdom Quiz Answers
Several Locations Where is Luigi?
Ending How to Get the Secret Ending

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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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