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Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)

Developer:Nintendo R&D4
Publisher:Nintendo
Genre:Platforming
First released:October 23, 1988

Achievements

There are 51 achievements worth 400 (1221) points.
 
Prepare For Take-Off
 
won by 2017 (927) of 2066 (97.63%)
(5)
Use a Super Leaf
All Fired Up
 
won by 1359 (722) of 2066 (65.78%)
(5)
Use a Fire Flower
Leap Frog
 
won by 612 (383) of 2066 (29.62%)
(9)
Wear a Frog Suit
Tanooki
 
won by 444 (287) of 2066 (21.49%)
(11)
Wear a Tanooki Suit
Can\
 
won by 313 (220) of 2066 (15.15%)
(15)
Wear a Hammer Suit
Kuriboh\
 
won by 371 (245) of 2066 (17.96%)
(13)
Wear Kuriboh's Shoe
Star Lives, Star Bright
 
won by 812 (505) of 2066 (39.30%)
(7)
Match 3 Star Cards
Pushing Up Fire Flowers
 
won by 307 (203) of 2066 (14.86%)
(15)
Match three Fire Flower cards
1-Up Super Mushroom
 
won by 372 (249) of 2066 (18.01%)
(13)
Match three Super Mushroom cards
Backstage
 
won by 1110 (615) of 2066 (53.73%)
(6)
Find a way behind the props
Warp Zone
 
won by 753 (476) of 2066 (36.45%)
(16)
Discover the Warp Zone
Desert Land
 
won by 1198 (658) of 2066 (57.99%)
(6)
Reach World 2
Water Land
 
won by 779 (471) of 2066 (37.71%)
(16)
Reach World 3
Giant Land
 
won by 624 (372) of 2066 (30.20%)
(18)
Reach World 4
Sky Land
 
won by 531 (336) of 2066 (25.70%)
(20)
Reach World 5
Ice Land
 
won by 453 (289) of 2066 (21.93%)
(23)
Reach World 6
Pipe Land
 
won by 494 (316) of 2066 (23.91%)
(22)
Reach World 7
Dark Land
 
won by 590 (386) of 2066 (28.56%)
(19)
Reach World 8
Perfect Fit
 
won by 769 (427) of 2066 (37.22%)
(8)
Assemble a Mushroom in the sliding puzzle minigame
Dominated Grass Land
 
won by 824 (538) of 2066 (39.88%)
(15)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 1
Dominated Desert Land
 
won by 467 (334) of 2066 (22.60%)
(22)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 2
Dominated Water Land
 
won by 219 (181) of 2066 (10.60%)
(42)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 3
Dominated Giant Land
 
won by 182 (154) of 2066 (8.81%)
(49)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 4
Dominated Sky Land
 
won by 284 (214) of 2066 (13.75%)
(33)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 5
Dominated Ice Land
 
won by 252 (196) of 2066 (12.20%)
(37)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 6
Dominated Pipe Land
 
won by 215 (177) of 2066 (10.41%)
(42)
Clear every stage and minigame in World 7
Dominated Dark Land
 
won by 262 (200) of 2066 (12.68%)
(36)
Clear every stage in World 8
Memory and Luck
 
won by 492 (315) of 2066 (23.81%)
(22)
Match all cards in the memory minigame
The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall
 
won by 355 (239) of 2066 (17.18%)
(42)
Defeat Bowser and save Princess Peach
Back In Time For Dinner
 
won by 215 (179) of 2066 (10.41%)
(64)
Go directly to World 8 from World 1 and save Princess Peach
I don\
 
won by 1117 (615) of 2066 (54.07%)
(6)
Accumulate at least 9 lives
Cashing In
 
won by 1021 (637) of 2066 (49.42%)
(6)
Earn a 1-Up with coins
Sandy Rubble
 
won by 409 (299) of 2066 (19.80%)
(12)
Clear any rubble in World 2
Iced Rubble
 
won by 172 (152) of 2066 (8.33%)
(52)
Clear all rubble in World 6
Wet Rubble
 
won by 267 (213) of 2066 (12.92%)
(17)
Clear any 2 rubble in World 3
Prepared For The Worst
 
won by 769 (490) of 2066 (37.22%)
(16)
Fill a whole page in your inventory
Coin Ship
 
won by 372 (276) of 2066 (18.01%)
(27)
Make the coin ship spawn in any world
White Mushroom 1
 
won by 327 (262) of 2066 (15.83%)
(15)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 1
White Mushroom 2
 
won by 234 (191) of 2066 (11.33%)
(20)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 2
White Mushroom 3
 
won by 197 (160) of 2066 (9.54%)
(23)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 3
White Mushroom 4
 
won by 180 (151) of 2066 (8.71%)
(25)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 4
White Mushroom 5
 
won by 167 (142) of 2066 (8.08%)
(26)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 5
White Mushroom 6
 
won by 160 (133) of 2066 (7.74%)
(27)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 6
White Mushroom 7
 
won by 134 (114) of 2066 (6.49%)
(32)
Make the white mushroom spawn in World 7
No More Fleeing!
 
won by 221 (183) of 2066 (10.70%)
(21)
Anchor down a flying ship
Transformed
 
won by 228 (164) of 2066 (11.04%)
(40)
Save any king as a Frog, Hammer Bro, or Tanooki
What A Peach
 
won by 255 (185) of 2066 (12.34%)
(74)
Save Princess Peach without using Warp Whistles (All Worlds)
Goomba Massacre
 
won by 297 (248) of 2066 (14.38%)
(32)
Earn 10 1UPs in a row from a Goomba killing spree in World 1-2
Dry-bones Dance-off!
 
won by 200 (169) of 2066 (9.68%)
(45)
Earn 10 1UPs in a row from the 3 Dry-bones in World 2 Fortress
Music Box
 
won by 398 (262) of 2066 (19.26%)
(12)
Use a Music Box
Scenic Route
 
won by 100 (86) of 2066 (4.84%)
(42)
Clear a path to avoid trouble in World 4
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Recent comment(s):
15 Feb 18:14
Nozzy06
Strange... maybe I have to be on hardcore mode?
28 Feb 23:28
Brian
Hardcore mode won't make a difference, maybe try using a different ROM. Preferably (U).
14 May 07:07
Gmario37
I've got an idea for a 10-point achievement (making it 400 total): Kill Boom-Boom with a Star (6-Fortress 1 is the only level possible). Title of achievement is: "YOLO Boom-Boom Kill". What do you guys think of that?
16 May 23:03
Gmario37
Or what about the two 5-point achievements: one where you break the rubble that leads to the Mushroom House (Tanooki Suit only) (Title: Giant Rubble) and that Lakitu 1-up at the end of the level trick (Title: 1-up Trick at End of Level)?
27 Feb 23:37
Brian
Edited Sandy Rubble to include the one accessing the 3rd screen and added the mushroom house behind it to the Dominated Desert Land requirements. Added an achievement for a shortcut in World 4. http://retroachievements.org/Achievement/33345
28 Feb 06:35
SyrianBallaS
I feel this will people with obscurities, which is common place on the NES. http://strategywiki.org/wiki/Super_Mario_Bros._3/Table_of_Contents
21 Mar 03:59
NightmareJames
Can you bring back the 655,350 achievement? There's nothing for score in this game, it'd be nice for it to return.
23 Mar 11:10
TinNova
" Transformed " doesn't work, can you fix it plz ? :P
25 May 04:38
Neutraldreamer156
i propose a achievement "finished by a hammer" or "hammered" x) after defeat bowser whit a hammer of the hammer suit
03 Aug 23:01
Artemis
The first white toad house doesn't activate an acheivment.
10 Sep 18:30
hardt
I have A LOT of achievements that don't trigger: the "white house" in world 1, memory and luck, earn a 1up with coins, etc. While others triggered...
18 Oct 21:10
darkbomb
Goomba Massacre isn't working for me. I am consistently getting in the ballpark of 25 1-ups and the achievement isn't popping.
21 Oct 23:02
Heef
I'm running Super Mario Bros 3 (U) (PRG 0) on hardcore and White Mushroom 1 activates fine, might be worth switching rom?
22 Oct 16:23
TinNova
I think yes since similar ROMs tend to share achievements, for example some games share achievements with every localization, PAL, US, JAP, etc :)
16 Nov 01:17
ThulisRaccas
Use Super Mario Bros 3 (USA)
09 Jan 01:50
Aeavymetal666
I found a small Rom called Super Mario All-Stars NES. Which is like the SNES All-Stars. Could the Achievements on 4 games work here too? Its said you can Patch it with Super Mario Bros. 3 (U) (PRG1) [!].nes.
10 Jan 17:11
MaxD86
So sad there's no achievements for killing the sun, it's the freaking sun! hahaha
25 Jan 05:58
TheDoc
Does Dominating World 8 also include the hand stages?
19 Feb 10:01
ZBR
Are the leaderboards closed or something?
26 Feb 21:05
Brian
Somebody else added them, and I disabled them. Those constant popups take away from the game, and I also wouldn't have used that time format.

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

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1
kerni
800
2
SamuraiGoroh
800
3
Mutawarrior
800
4
SlimKirby
800
5
MaxMilyin
800
6
WinkuChan
800
7
WarriorTYS
800
8
ImpliedKappa
800
9
Deviltifa
800
10
Lurio
800

Leaderboards

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Frostbyte
294
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Frostbyte
294
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Frostbyte
223
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Frostbyte
279
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293
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Frostbyte
292
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292
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Frostbyte
245
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cochese788
288
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XModxGodX
284
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269
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kromi
277
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DanielOniGuerreiro
190
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278
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kromi
288
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kromi
272
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Slackaholicus
217
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GamingWithDrew
279
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kromi
265
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Slackaholicus
274
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GamingWithDrew
280
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RodrigoRJA
275
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GamingWithDrew
254
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CounterHit
218
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CounterHit
277
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GamingWithDrew
259
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CounterHit
276
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GamingWithDrew
266
Defeat Wendy O. Koopa in your best time!
RodrigoRJA
217
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cochese788
272
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cochese788
283
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CounterHit
258
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
Slackaholicus
266
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CounterHit
267
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GamingWithDrew
264
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GamingWithDrew
276
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
GamingWithDrew
268
Defeat Iggy Koopa in your best time!
RodrigoRJA
142
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cochese788
282
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cochese788
274
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cochese788
255
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
RodrigoRJA
260
Scale the tower in your best time!
cochese788
254
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cochese788
281
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CounterHit
283
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xanda1
231
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CounterHit
287
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
cochese788
262
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xanda1
287
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Slackaholicus
245
Defeat Roy Koopa in your best time!
RodrigoRJA
217
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CounterHit
278
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CounterHit
209
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CounterHit
268
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
Slackaholicus
242
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CounterHit
269
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Slackaholicus
358
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GamingWithDrew
230
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GamingWithDrew
219
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
CounterHit
250
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CounterHit
285
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GamingWithDrew
239
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CounterHit
268
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Slackaholicus
250
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206
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Slackaholicus
250
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CounterHit
245
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CounterHit
271
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xanda1
185
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GamingWithDrew
197
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Slackaholicus
188
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cochese788
123
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GamingWithDrew
188
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cochese788
168
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CounterHit
262
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xanda1
237
Defeat Boom-Boom in your best time!
CounterHit
237
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CounterHit
183
Defeat Ludwig von Koopa in your best time!
GamingWithDrew
150