Any% 2-7

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Warpless

The biggest trick in this level is causing a sprite overload by creating a bunch of stars with a big egg. This can despawn the bullet bill launchers, allowing you to skip ground pounding the first set of posts. To perform this trick, fire a large egg as shown in the picture. Make sure you have 4+ eggs (of any size) on Yoshi, as more eggs makes the despawn easier.

Egg Throw


Jumping onto this platform (as opposed to fluttering over it) seems to make the despawn easier (possibly by ensuring all of the stars are on-screen when the bullet launchers are scrolling on screen).

2-7 Jump Spot


The whole process illustrated:

2-7 Bullet Bill Skip