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Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

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Debug Mode

At the title screen press the button sequence X, B, R, B, Y, L; this will only work once, during the first time you are on the title screen in any given play session. This will enable crash reports if the game ever crashes, and you can press Z to see the game's build date.

No other effects are known at this time.

EffectCode
XBRBYLDebug mode

Contributed By: duggie2 and Eevee-Trainer.

Glitches

Ms. Mowz's Sequence Breaks

When you obtain Ms. Mowz, approach a body of water. Activate her ability and immediately enter the body of water - the timing necessary to activate the glitch is fairly precise (3 frames after activation, or 1/20 of a second), but is doable as you can repeat this and heal as necessary until you get it right. When the fish in the water bite Mario and he is launched into the air, if you timed the glitch right you'll be launched into the air, but can this time actually move in mid-air as well. This can be used for numerous sequence breaks in the game - most prominently, entering the pipes to the Chapters 5 and 6 areas before you can normally access them from the Rogueport Sewers.

Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

Unlockables

Games

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Do the "I must have that book" Sidequest By ToodlesBoat Parlor Game
Do the "Save My Daddy!" Sidequest By Pine. T Jr.Paper Parlor Game
Do the "Try and find me!" Sidequest By KoopkookPlane Parlor Game
Do the "Important Thing!" Sidequest By FrankieTube Parlor Game

Contributed By: Pentao.

Get Ms Mowz.

Complete the ??? problem at the Trouble center by finding the secret badge hidden in Hooktails castle. Return the badge to the mosue ontop of Zess T's shop, and she will join your team.

Contributed By: Djalien.

Rewards available in the Pit of 100 Trials

For every 10 levels you complete in the Pit of 100 Trials, you'll earn a new badge or other item

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete levels 71-80Bump Attack Badge
Complete levels 51-60Double Dip Badge
Complete levels 61-70Double Dip P Badge
Complete levels 11-20Fire Drive Badge
Complete levels 81-90Lucky Day Badge
Complete levels 31-40Pity Flower Badge
Complete levels 91-100Return Postage Badge
Complete levels 1-10Sleepy Stomp Badge
Complete levels 41-50Strange Sack (doubles inventory space)
Complete levels 21-30Zap Tap Badge

Contributed By: scott3439.

Easter Eggs

8-bit Mario and partners

In X-Naut Fortress, go in to the ventilation shaft in sublevel 2 and drop through the far right vent in to the dressing room. Open the curtain of the stall you fall in to and Mario and all his partners will become 8-bit (they will look as they would on an 8-bit system like the NES) until you leave the room. Entering the room the normal way via the door and going in to this stall, closing the curtain, and opening it again will not work.

Contributed By: Alastor the Stylish.

Angered Rawk Hawk

After you sign into the Glitz Pit and win a few fights, come into the main lobby to see Rawk Hawk being adored by his fans. Use Mario's Hammer or Flurrie to get rid of the fans, and when all of them are gone, Rawk Hawk will get mad and scold you.

Contributed By: baconlabs.

Mario called "Jumpman" by bystander

In Glitzville, when you make a "comeback" after you beat Rawk Hawk the first time and fight your way to the finals, one of the spectators will, instead of cheering "Gonzales", or something to that effect, will cheer "Jumpman! I mean, who?" Jumpman was the original name for Mario before he was called Mario, IE back in the days of Donkey Kong Arcade.

Contributed By: Crank Yanker 606.

Super Mario World music

When you get an important e-mail (ie; the e-mails from Princess Peach), wait a couple of seconds and you will hear music from Super Mario World.

Contributed By: GreatGonzales.

Secrets

Atomic Boo and Lucky Start

In Creepy Steeple, after you've freed the Boos, stand still in the main room.
Wait for some Boos to start sticking to you, the use your Super Hammer attack to shake them off. Do this twice, and the Boos will get mad and form the Atomic Boo. When beaten, he will drop the Lucky Start badge. This is needed if you want to fill up your Tattle Log and get all badges.

Contributed By: baconlabs.

Boggly Woods Solution

On the shelf in the top-right hand of the screen in Professor Frankly's house, you'll find the solution for the 4 statues in Boggly Woods.

Contributed By: Nintendax.

Easy Money and Items Early On

As soon as Chapter 1 is available you can buy as many Sleepy Sheep as you can carry and/or store at the Rougeport Toad Bros. shop and you can sell them all at the Petalburg shop for a 2 coin profit each. Doing so will also give you 1 store point per Sleepy Sheep and an item per 10 store points, most of which are normally difficult to get at this point in the game. This strategy can be used to help defeat the Pit of 100 Trials before defeating Chapter 1's boss, among other benefits to having late game items early.

Contributed By: the cool and P4wn4g3.

Easy Turtley Leaves

Need more Turtley leaves for all of Zess. T's recipes? Easy. One way is to solve Kroop's trouble and he'll give you a Turtley leaf. If you ever need more, simply go in front of his house and behind the front fence and there'll be 3 bushs. Rattle each one and one of them should give out one. The bush that gives out the leaves always change and when you get one, you have to go off screen first and then come back. Quite handy if you want all the recipes.

Contributed By: DrummerManiac.

Game Over before final boss fight

In the Palace of Shadow, during the cutscenes before you fight the Shadow Queen, she will ask you if you want to join her (make sure you saved before the cutscenes). If you choose 'Yes', you will get a weird ending for the game in which you join the Queen, and get a 'Game Over'.

Contributed By: MiStarMG.

Ghost's Curse

This really won't help you in your game, in fact, save before you do this, or you'll lose some game data. -- When you find the Ragged Diary in the Excess Train's Baggage Cart after meeting the ghost, read the diary and the ghost will appear out of nowhere really angry and curse Mario, earning you an instant game over.

Contributed By: OmegaX.

Happy Lucky Lottery Manipulation

Contrary to one's expectations, the Happy Lucky Lottery in Rogueport is not purely random. Internally, the game sets the day on which you'll win each of the prizes from the moment you buy a ticket - that is to say, the date on which you win each prize is preset from the moment you buy a ticket, as opposed to a random 1 in 10, 100, 1,000, or 10,000 shot. The date you win the prizes on are, from the day you buy the ticket:

- 4th Prize (Life Shroom): 4 to 10 days

- 3rd Prize (Ultra Shroom): 25 to 35 days

- 2nd Prize (Lucky Day Badge then Zess Special after): 85 to 115 days

- 1st Prize (Power Plus Badge then Zess Deluxe after): 335 to 385 days

The exact date is always random but it is guaranteed to be one of the dates in those ranges. If you try within one of those ranges and don't win, then another date within that next range of days is chosen. (For example: if you buy a ticket and try in 7 days for 4th prize and lose, the next time you win is in 4 to 10 days.)

What's also of note is that while the game will fine you 500 Coins for setting the GameCube clock back for the lottery, it won't even notice if you move it forward. Thus, to manipulate the lottery, all you must do is change the GameCube clock to be ahead the corresponding number of days, then play the lottery, and if you lose, do not save and change the clock ahead one further day. Repeat this as necessary (up to 50 retries for the grand prize) and you'll be able to claim your prize with ease!

One final footnote about this is that once you win one of the prizes, you can't claim that same prize again without a new ticket. For example, if you win 2nd Prize, you cannot get 2nd Prize again without buying a new ticket, but you can still win the other three prizes if you've not won them.

Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

Missing Tattle Logs

Missed any Tattle Logs, particularly boss logs? They are not gone for good. Check Professor Frankly's yellow trash can. You will find Tattle Logs thrown away for bosses and other once-only enemies. The log will only appear in the trash once you've gone past the last possible point to Tattle that enemy.

Contributed By: Elranzer.

Perform FP-comsuming attacks without using FP

If you use an FP-Consuming attack outside of battle(Such as a Spin jump) and get a first strike, you will use that move automatically in battle without using any FP at all.

Contributed By: baconlabs.

Waluigi's Clothes

Get both the W emblem and L emblem and put them on, Mario's hat and shirt will be purple and his overalls will be purple, just like Waluigi.

Contributed By: Crystalking52.