Super Mario 64/Items
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 ? and ! Blocks
? Blocks: ? blocks contain the players secret ability. The blocks are unusable until Mario presses the ? switch in the castle. Sometimes a Bom-Omb comes out instead of a flower.
! Blocks: Contains Yellow coins, a Star, a 1-up, or Koopa Shells.
 Other Blocks
Crates: All characters can destroy them. Bricks: Mario, Luigi and Wario can destroy them. Black Bricks: Wario can destroy them. Ice Blocks: Yoshi can destroy them (by melting them if he has fire in his mouth).
If a player finds a cap they may turn into that character. Yoshi does not have a cap but on the other hand when Yoshi jumps in a picture he may chose one to start with. Goombas are where the caps most of time when there not in use.
 Star Coins
Collecting coins refills your power meter.
- Yellow: Restores one unit of power. You can collect 100 worth of yellow coins to earn a Star.50 after you finish a course earns you a 1-up.
- Red: Collect 8 to earn a star. Each is worth 2 yellow coins.
- Blue: No star but refills more power than yellow and red. They usually disappear after a short time. Each is worth 5 yellow coins.
 Other Items
Spinning Heart: The faster you run through it, the more power you regain.
Koopa Shells: Ride on it to become invincible and faster
Super Mushroom: Become big. After destroying 8 things you will get 1-ups for everything you destroy.
1-Up Mushroom: Gives you an extra life