Koopa Core is an area conected to Koopa Planet that is still technically World 8, but it's the real final world. The tower boss is Kamek and the castle boss is Bowser.


Koopa Core is a red-hot lava themed world.


Level number Level name Preview Description
8-train Underground Railroad Maxresdefault (9) This course occurs underground on a railroad track moving quickly and featuring lava and poisonous smoke.
8-6 Volcano Rapids Volcano rapids Here, you will ride a lava raft through the volcano. Watch out for occasional smoke and some iron blocks.
8-tower2 Pendulum Tower PendulumTower Hightail to the top of this tower with rising lava and enemies. Throughout, magic spells will be tossed to you, so make sure to avoid this also. Kamek is the boss here.
8-7 Magmaworks Factory Magmaworks factory In this industrial course, ride across the lava steadily on the iron blocks dropped from the production pipes. Be wary of any enemies and gushing lava spouts.
8-8 Eruption Crater Eruption crater Similar to 8-6 in New Super Mario Bros. Ds, mad dash to the top of this rumbling volcano and get away from the rising lava. The timer is short, and you will encounter some obstacles, so be quick!
8-9 Ironworks Forge IronworksFactory In another industrial course, you must not touch the lava or water. The water is boiling hot but the air currents can make you float.
8-A Dragonride Firesea Dragonride firesea ride the Spine Coaster through this crazy, red-hot course. You have 655 seconds but the ride overall is very swift.
8-Bowser's Castle Bowser's Keep Bowsers keep This is the final in the game, starting with activating three ! Switches and then the first battle phase with Bowser where you must press three switches to defeat him and finally the final phase where you will ride in a clown car and blast Bowser 24 times with cannonballs and he will be defeated for good.