|the 2nd pyramid dungeon is all about hidden doors. you need to throw your blue pepelogoo around to get him to find all the hidden doors that contain areas with a statue... but after this I seriously don't get what the hint is for arranging the statues, I just had to look it up on gamefaqs to get passed this part... then there was another easy boss, and then back to the door with a face on it. |
I had to answer a quiz from this pyramid face to get into the 3rd pyramid dungeon... this place is very straightforward compared to the other 2 pyramid dungeons. it's just a linear path on icey floors, with some doors that lead to an area with a statue... some of the enemies here are very tricky especially with ice physics. finally got to the final boss of this level, defeated him easily and rescued the sun spirit.
back at the town, everyone is still irritated.. some people are saying that the queen has been cursed and that's why she is acting weird and not doing her duties... when I went into the building on the far east side, the old woman there, who has been warning me about the pepelogoo creatures all along, started freaking out at a yellow pepelogoo that showed up in her house... and then the yellow pepelogoos all revealed their evil true forms.. none of the other townspeople seem to notice anything is wrong, while these evil looking creatures float around everywhere..
I can't afford the +15 legendary armor yet... when I went back into the palace, the palace guards are now enemies that attack me. Back at the fountain, there's now a new character there who asks Asha if she is the legendary hero, and then says he'll give her the wind medallion if she goes and saves the queen.
The queen is also an enemy, and she uses her evil pepelogoo to float in the air and shoot projectiles from above, only sometimes coming down to let me get a hit... this is nuts. It's the first time a boss battle in this game has actually been difficult. in fact, it doesn't feel like it should be possible to beat this.. I think it's one of those things where the battle just ends once you get down to your last bit of health. The queen then shoots a missile at me and my blue pepelogoo (the only one that isn't evil) takes the hit. Then I'm back outside in front of the fountain. the blue pepelogoo seems to be back in egg form now. That guy gives me the wind medallion, and now I have to do the 4th level without the pepelogoo's help.
The 4th, final door leads to a cloud land.. there are some cloud enemies that are a bit tough but reward a lot of money... then there's a flying carpet section which is just an autoscroll section and the carpet is a platform that moves in a set sequence. it's easy to fall off here and have to restart.. but eventually I made it to the sky palace. This place is fairly linear, but it has some tough platforming setups with a lot of obstacles that kill you in one hit (dying just means restarting from the beginning of the room with 1 less heart though).