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How to Get the Chest in Toad Town

This is a guide on how to get to the chest on the second floor in the northern house in Toad Town in Paper Mario: The Origami King. Read on to learn how to unlock the door and jump across the gap for the sweet loot in the treasure chest.

How to Get the Toad Town Chest

Get to Snif (Shroom) City

Snif City.png
To get to the chest, you must first rescue the owner of the mansion in Shroom (Snif) City. To get there you need to clear Red and Blue Streamer parts, then make it to the Scorching Sandpaper Desert area.

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Free the Toad on the City Sign

Rescuing Mansion Toad Pt 3.pngEnlarge

Once there, you need to free a specific Toad by getting him down from the large city signboard right by the entrance.

How to Rescue the Mansion Toad

1 Go straight ahead to the first building in front of you when you enter Shroom city.
2 Go behind the First BuildingEnlarge
Head right towards the Save Point and go behind the building from that side.
3 Go up the CratesEnlarge
You'll be on a different screen showing you crates you can use to get onto the building roof.
4 Jump off the RoofEnlarge
From the roof, jump off on the left side and hit the seesaw below.
5 Hit the ToadEnlarge
Head back to the city gates and Hammer the Toad to save him.

It's easier to hit the seesaw if you jump straight left from the narrow path-like indentation on the top of the wall.

Return to Toad Town

Coin Reward and Unlocked Doors

Once he's on his merry way, head to a nearby Pipe and head back to Toad Town. Head into the mansion and up the stairs to find the Toad lounging on a chair. Talk to him and he will unlock all the doors in his house.

How to Get to the Chest

1 Prepare the StaircaseEnlarge Exit the mansion and make your way to the second floor.
2 Free the Magic Circle from the ParasolEnlarge
If you don't have the staircase ready, go right to the coffee stall next to the building and hit the blue parasol to the left.
3 Tear down the WallEnlarge
Use the Magic Circle that appears to pull down a section of the wall and create a platform.
4 Jump up the CratesEnlarge
Use the crates by the stall, the parasol and the new platform to jump onto the second floor landing.
5 Go by the Second Floor LandingEnlarge
Head left and inside the door that was previously locked.
6 Treasure 13 - Log CabinEnlarge
Open the chest to get Treasure No. 13.

Lower the Staircase

Prepare the Staircase
For easier access, you can make a staircase unfold on the left side of the mansion front.

Get 10,000 Coins

10k Coin Reward
On top of unlocking the doors for you, the generous Toad will also give you 10,000 coins. Not bad!

Make Short Cut

Make Short Cut

Though you won't really need it, you can pull off the sticker nearby the chest to make a bridge, completing the grand, luxurious mansion.

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