Crushing Cogs Tower

Mario before the first star coin.

Crushing-Cogs Tower is the tower of Acorn Plains and the first tower in New Super Mario Bros. U. It is unlocked by completing Tilted Tunnel. Completing it unlocks Yoshi Hill. The boss is Boom Boom.


Bowser begins his take over of Peach's Castle by at first taking all the Peach flags and placing Bowser flags. When Mario goes in the Tower, Boom Boom enters the Tower and hides in his hideout. He throws a tantrum at Mario when Mario arrives. After being defeated, he is kicked out of the Tower and travels to the next world.


At first, Mario is at the bottom of the tower trying to get to the top of the tower. After the first gear, the first star coin is visible. Then, there is a Dry Bones, a ? block and more gears. Then, there are more gears, more Dry Bones, and another ? block. At the location of the red ring, the star coin is visible. There is another gear after that and then it is the checkpoint. Then, there is another gear and more Dry Bones after that. After that, the star coin can be visible. There are more gears. There is one more gear and a red door that leads to the boss fight.

Boss FightEdit

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Boom Boom fighting Mario in Acorn Plains.

When Mario arrives, he will throw a tantrum. Then, he will start running like a maniac at Mario. If he is hit with fireballs six times or jumped on, he will get knocked out. He will wake back up and repeat his patterns. After he is hit with fireballs eighteen times or jumped on three times, he is defeated.

Star CoinsEdit

  • Star Coin 1: At the beginning of the level after the first gear, Mario must wall jump.
  • Star Coin 2: Before the red ring, Mario must carefully jump toward the ground with the star coin from a gear
  • Star Coin 3: Before the red door, Mario must enter a hidden passage and go inside a cannon pipe to be blasted to the coin.


  • Dry Bones