Paper Mario The Origami King: Should You Buy the Miracle Orb?

Paper Mario The Origami King: Should You Buy the Miracle Orb?

While exploring Overlook Mountain in Paper Mario The Origami King you'll meet a rather industrious mole attempting to auction off an item called a Miracle Orb. Should you buy it, or just steer clear?

You'll visit a variety of diverse locales while playing Paper Mario The Origami King, including the luscious cliffs of Overlook Mountain. It's here that you'll come across a mole character selling a Miracle Orb to a crowd of excited bidders. You can of course jump in with your own bid, but is the Miracle Orb worth Buying? Let's take a look.

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Should You Buy the Miracle Orb in Paper Mario The Origami King?

You need to buy the Miracle Orb in Paper Mario The Origami King to unlock the shell stone door found later on in the game. You will need to purchase it one way or another, so follow the steps below to make sure you get it for as cheap as possible.

Don't pay more than 300! | Jake Green/USG

What is the Lowest Price For the Miracle Orb?

Given that the Miracle Orb is being offered as part of an auction, you can actually lower the asking price somewhat. You won't have all that many coins to play with at this point in the game so just keep turning the deal down until you get to 300 coins. This is much cheaper than the asking price of 10,000 so you'll have saved money here. For a look at where the collectible treasures are in this area, head here.

The Miracle Orb is actually the green shell stone | Jake Green/USG

If you're looking for more of our guides, be sure to head on over to our Paper Mario The Origami King Walkthrough. It's where you'll find collectible locations, a look at the legendary fish, and more.

What is the Miracle Orb?

The Miracle Orb is actually the Green Shell Stone, an item used to open the door to the Earth Vellumental Temple. You'll need it to proceed with the story, so make sure you purchase it from the auctioneer.

There's plenty more on Paper Mario The Origami King to find right here on USG. First up there's Nadia's preview about how it compares to The Thousand Year Door. Next up, read our review.

Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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