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Basalt Bay
Game Newer Super Mario Bros. DS
Level number 8-5
Time 300
World Koopa Country
Level type Lava
Enemies Big Dry Bones
Dry Bones
Fire Bros.
Hammer Bros. (world map)
Game Progression
Previous level (8-Final.png) Ironclad Battalion
Next level (8-6) Bombkey Banks

Basalt Bay (or World 8-5) is the seventh level of Koopa Country in Newer Super Mario Bros. DS. It's a scorching lava lake where volcanoes spew volcanic debris from afar.

Basalt Bay is unlocked by completing Ironclad Battalion. Completing it will unlock Bombkey Banks.

Star Coins

Star Coin 1: Wait on the moving platforms to get the 1st star coin.

Star Coin 2: After the check point using the Big Dry Bones to bounce on the moving platform which holds the 2nd star coin.

Star Coin 3: At the end of the level is the last star coin surrounded by solid blocks. Wait for the volcanic debris to fall onto the solid blocks to break it and collect the star coin.