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Ironclad Battalion
Game Newer Super Mario Bros. DS
Level number 8-Final.png
Time 500
World Koopa Country
Level type Tank, Autoscrolling
Enemies Bob-ombs
Boomerang Bros.
Fire Bros.
Hammer Bros. (world map)
Sledge Bros.
Boss Monty Tank
Game Progression
Previous level (8-4) Skyglare Dryland
Next level (8-5) Basalt Bay

Ironclad Battalion (or World 8-Final.png) is the sixth level of Koopa Country in Newer Super Mario Bros. DS. It's a stone-floored road with with tanks akin to Batallion Frontier from Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii. Monty Tank is fought at its end.

Ironclad Battalion is unlocked by completing Skyglare Dryland. Completing it will unlock Basalt Bay.


Star Coins

  • Star Coin 1: After the first Big Cannonball, suspended in the air above where the player can normally jump. To obtain it, one must either stomp off the Cannonballs to its right or attempt to reach it using a jump off the tank to its left.
  • Star Coin 2: Over the second rooved tank after the checkpoint indicated by coins. One must stomp off an up-facing Big Cannonball beside it to reach it.
  • Star Coin 3: At the end of the level, one must not take the first Pipe Cannon leading to the Monty Tank boss fight. Past it is the third Star Coin on a tank with Burners on each side which will eventually lead to another Pipe Cannon leading to Monty Tank.