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This guide shows you how to get an excellent rating with Fire and Ice Flower in Paper Mario: The Origami King for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how to deal excellent damage to your enemies using Fire and Ice Flower, as well as when to use it in battle.

How to Use Fire and Ice Flower

Controls

How to Use Fire and Ice Flower
To use Fire and Ice Flowers you need to press the R Button while in the action phase to move from the list of Weapons to Items. From items, choose the Flower you want to use by moving the Analog-stick or the D-pad and then start hurling those balls of fire and ice by pressing the A Button.

List of Controls

When to Use Fire and Ice Flower

On Straight Line

Straight Line
Fire and Ice Flowers are only effective on enemies who are in a straight line, because the hurling ball of fire and ice can only be thrown in a straight direction. Make sure to line up your enemies well before taking action. It also won't reach flying enemies, so only use these items on enemies on the ground!

List of Weapons and Items

How to Get Excellent Rating Using Fire and Ice Flower

Look at Mario's Hand

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The timing you want to look for when using Fire and Ice Flowers the moment they ball of fire or ice appears by Paper Mario's hand. Press the A Button right away and Mario will send the lethal balls flying. Note that 4 balls are fired per use and that you need to wait for the next ball to appear. Spamming the A Button will cost you the excellent strike!

Types of Flowers

There are four kinds of flowers you can obtain in Paper Mario: Origami King world. Each Flower has a different Max Damage.

Weapon Target Max Dam. Description
Fire Flower IconFire Flower Straight Line 24 Use this to throw fireballs at enemies in a straight line.
Shiny Fire Flower IconShiny Fire Flower Straight Line 36 Throws stronger fireballs at enemies in a straight line.
Ice Flower IconIce Flower Straight Line 24 Use this to throw ice at enemies in a straight line.
Shiny Ice Flower IconShiny Ice Flower Straight Line 36 Throws stronger iceballs at enemies in a straight line.

List of Weapons and Items

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