|Based upon|| Paper Mario: Sticker Star|
Nintendo 3DS (2012)
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Paper Mario is a downloadable stage from Super Smash Bros. Strife, returning from . The stage is actually a combination of three different stages that change during battle, with Hither Thither Hill and Bowser's Sky Castle from Paper Mario: Sticker Star, and the S.S. Flavio from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door being the main settings for the stages.
Stage Layout Edit
The layout of Paper Mario changes depending on whatever variant is currently in play. The variants always follow a set pattern, though it is randomized which variation is in play when the battle starts. The variations go: Hither Thither Hill, S.S. Flavio, and Bowser's Sky Castle, before repeating. All variants of the stage has had several changes made to them; most notably in the removal of most stage hazards and making the stage larger in most aspects.
The Hither Thither Hill stage layout contains a single large, flat platform with a hill to the right side of the stage. On the right, there is a large windmill, and the blades can be stood on and will rotate under a heavy fighter. The size of the main platform has been made longer than in the 3DS version of the stage, and three small clouds that act as platforms have been added in the sky, while the one hanging near the windmill has been removed. The fan no longer appears before the transition to the next variant, as well. The Ω variant of the stage is set in this variant.
The S.S. Flavio stage layout contains four semi-soft platforms and a single large platform. The main deck of the ship is slightly slanted, and has three masts that each include platforms; with the middle mast now being much larger and having two platforms as opposed to just one. The stage tips as it travels atop water (which fighters can now swim in), slanting each platforms. Both the Blooper and Whale hazards have been removed from the stage, though both may appear in the background.
Finally, the Bowser's Sky Castle stage layout is centred around a large bust of Bowser's head. Unlike in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Bowser's head is static, and does not rotate nor chomp at fighters. There are four platforms located around the head, all of which can be fallen through.
- In 8 player matches on the stage, only the Hither Thither Hill layout will appear.
- Paper Mario, Dr. Mario, and Duck Hunt are the only stages in the Super Smash Bros. series to share their names with playable characters. Coincidentally, all three appear in Strife.