Moodymaze Marsh is the third world in Yooka-Laylee. It is mostly a water-themed world that consists of bridges, green fog, and small islands. The world has a large maze as its primary structure.

Expanding the world will unlock several more islands for the duo to explore.

Points of Interest[edit | edit source]

Location of Characters[edit | edit source]

Character Location
Under a large mushroom near a large cluster of red-topped mushrooms.
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Under a large mushroom near a large cluster of red-topped mushrooms.
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Dr. Puzz
In swamp area away from the platforms near the Lizard Lash timed button challenge on stacks, must clear water of muck to transform.
Rextro Sixtyfourus
Close to Jolly the Trolley's swamp lake.
Behind the entrance of Moodymaze Bunker.
Standing near a mushroom garden.
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Clara Lost
Next to the pipe leading to the Foggy Pit.

Collectibles[edit | edit source]

Pagies[edit | edit source]



  1. Trapped Pagie: Near Trowzer there is a Pagie in a trap. Buddy Slam the switch, and jump over to it without touching the water.
  2. Underwater Pagie: There is an underwater timed mission where the player must race towards a Pagie in a Cagie within a small amount of time. Located in the pond near the entrance to the world.
  3. Complete Ollie the Trolley's maze mission: Talk to Ollie, and complete his maze mission. Located behind Trowzer.
  4. Remove a fungus from Wally the Trolley's garden: Use the Sonar 'Splosion ability to take out multiple mushrooms at once. Located behind Trowzer.
  5. Solve the Pumping Plant puzzle: Use the switches to guide the block through the puzzle. Located in the second area of the world, just out of the pond for the underwater timed Pagie.
  6. Scale the tree: Use the Lizard Lash ability to scale a tree. Located near the Pumping Plant.
  7. Complete Jolly's switch mission: Hit various switches within a time limit to earn a Pagie. Located directly after the floating logs.
  8. Swampy Station: Enter via pipe (the one that doesn't have bubbles coming out of it) in same pond near Dr. Puzz. The player will need Reptile Rush.
  9. Travel through the Murky Passage: Enter via pipe (the one that has bubbles coming out of it) in same pond near Dr. Puzz.
  10. Barbed Vines: While in the Piranha Form, there will be a patch of barbed vines underwater. The duo can then collect the Pagie by swimming through the vines.
  11. Rescue Dolly the Trolley: While in the Piranha Form, enter the Dusky Duct (small pipe with thorns in front of it). Navigate to the end to find Dolly the Trolley being crushed by bones. Free him to earn a Pagie.
  12. Hanging Pagie: Use the Sonar 'Splosion ability on a nearby ice cube to access Scorchberries. Breathe fire into the furnace pipeline to free the Pagie. Located to the left immediately after crossing the floating logs.
  13. Complete Rextro's Arcade Game: Successfully complete Rextro's arcade game, Bee Bop, one time.
  14. Complete Rextro's Arcade Game with a high score: Successfully complete Rextro's arcade game, Bee Bop, a second time with a score greater than 4000.
  15. Complete the Kartos Challenge: Speak to Kartos. Collect 125 gems. Located behind the Moodymaze Bunker boss lair.
  16. Defeat Trev the Tenteyecle: Located in the Moodymaze Bunker at the back of the world.


  1. Cage Match: A platform near the Moodymaze Bunker can be found with a hoard of Marsh Corplets on top of it. When the duo land on it, a cage will fall and Yooka and Laylee will be trapped until they defeat all of the Corplets. Sonar 'Splosion is recommended.
  2. Lizard Lash, fire platform challenge: Around the lake that has an island in the middle, a small dock leading to a Lizard Lash hotspot can be found. Follow the platforms to come to a fire that the player can use Slurp State on. Back track a bit to find a switch that unlocks the Pagie in a Cagie.
  3. Complete the timed platforming challenge: In one corner of the lake, there will be a ramp platform that sinks when rolled on. Go into the pipe and Buddy Slam the switch to start a platforming challenge, jumping through hoops and around air vents across many of the same sinking platforms until the duo reach the Pagie in a Cagie.
  4. Get Clara's gem for her: Outside of a big pipe at the lake, the player will find Clara. She will have Yooka and Laylee collect a gem for her inside. The duo will go in and use Sonar 'Splosion to clear the fog and break ice cubes in their way, until the ice cube with gem is visible. It can be broken like the others, and the gem can now be returned to Clara.
  5. Complete the Hoop challenge: Around the lake, you will see a platform that has a pumpkin on it. He will want the duo to complete the Lizard Lash hoop challenge to unlock the Pagie in a Cagie.
  6. Hotswitch Hollow: There is a pipe in the lake that serves as the entrance to the Hotswitch Hollow. Inside, the duo will need to complete 4 rooms where they must step on all the switches quick enough so that none of them deactivate.
  7. Collect the seeds for Planker: Past the lake, one will find a little island with Planker on it. This time he wants Yooka to plant 3 seeds for him. Knock the seeds off of the trees and use the duo's Lizard Lash ability to drag them into their holes.
  8. Collect all five Ghost Writers
  9. Collect all 200 quills

Quills[edit | edit source]



  1. Right after entrance (3): As soon as the duo enters the world, go under the water. There are 3 quills on the way to the other side.
  2. On the surface on the other side (3): Right when Yooka exits the water from above, there are 3 quills.
  3. On top of the mushroom that Trowzer is under (1): Right on top of the mushroom that Trowzer is under.
  4. Floating raft by the Trapped Pagie (1): On a raft that is floating between the Trapped Pagie and the switch.
  5. Wodden walkway near Trowzer (3): Above Trowzer to the left is a Lizard Lash hotspot on a wooden walkway. There are 3 quills here.
  6. Other side of the wooden walkway (4): On the same walkway, on the other side of the pond by the Trapped Pagie, leading down to another pond, there are 4 more quills.
  7. Behind the pond (3): Behind that same pond are 3 more quills.
  8. Around the switch for the underwater Pagie (5): Inside that pond, there are 5 quills.
  9. Path from Trowzer to Ollie (5): If the players goes along the bridge from Trowzer to Ollie, they will find 5 quills.
  10. Next to Ollie's Maze (3): Right along the perimeter of Ollie's Maze, there are 3 quills.
  11. Bridge between Ollie and Wally (3): There are 3 quills on the bridge between Ollie's Maze and Wally's patch.
  12. Bridge between Trowzer and Wally (3): There are 3 quills on the bridge between Wally's patch and Trowzer.
  13. Behind the Trapped Pagie (6): On the path right behind the Trapped Pagie are 6 quills.
  14. Right after the duo exits the water from the timed challenge (9): As soon as Yooka exits the water, there are 3 quills on the pipe behind him, 3 quills on the path ahead of him, and 3 quills on the steps leading up to the Lizard Lash course.
  15. Lizard Lash Course (4): Right on the treetops on the Lizard Lash course are 4 quills.
  16. Right next to the beginning of the Lizard Lash Course (2): There are 2 quills right next to the beginning of the Lizard Lash course on a wooden platform.
  17. Thorny area with blue mushrooms (3): In the thorny area where the Heidi is, there are 3 quills.
  18. Floating Logs (9): There are 9 quills at the floating logs: 3 on the path leading to them, and 6 on the water where the logs actually float.
  19. Just after the floating logs to the right (6): Just after these floating logs, the player can take a right towards Jolly and find 6 quills.
  20. Just after the floating logs to the left (3): Just after these floating logs, take a left to some lily pads, there are 3 quills on them.
  21. During Jolly's switch challenge (4): After the player talks to Jolly and the platform in the middle is lowered, there are 4 quills on the treetops during the challenge.
  22. In the Lake that gets cleaned out (9): In the lake that gets cleaned out, there are 9 quills: 3 under the middle tree, 3 in the pipe leading to the Murky Passage, and 3 in the pipe leading to the Swampy Station.
  23. Murky Passage (10): There are 10 quills in the Murky Passage. They are all right along the path, and very hard to miss.
  24. Swampy Station (12): In the Swampy Station, there are 12 quills: 3 in the first room, 3 in the second room, 3 in the third room, and 3 in the fourth room.
  25. Platforms on the perimeter of the lake (3): From Jolly, jump towards the back of the map and one will find 3 quills on platforms jutting from the wall of the cliff.
  26. Bridge to Rextro's Arcade (3): There are 3 quills on the bridge to Rextro's Arcade.
  27. Behind Rextro's Arcade (3): Behind Rextro's Arcade are 3 quills on top of sinking mushrooms.
  28. Near Trev the Tenteyecle's Lair (7): There are 4 quills on the bridge leading up to Trev's Lair, and 3 right at the entrance.


  1. Bridge of logs leading to the new area (6): Continue past Trowzer to find them.
  2. Leading to the Cage Match Pagie (6): There are 3 just before the first smiley face platform, and 3 jumping to the Cage Match platform.
  3. Lily pads leading to the next area (3): Continue on this path to find the lily pads.
  4. Buildings that have the Lizard Lash pull-out platforms (6): There are 3 buildings here that have 2 quills each on them.
  5. Dock just outside the lake (2): The dock that leads to the Lizard Lash, fire platform challenge.
  6. Outside perimeter of the lake (9): Groups of 3 around the lake.
  7. Leading to the Platforming Challenge (3): At one corner of the lake, on the sinking platform ramp.
  8. During the Platforming Challenge (9): On the course inside the pipe, past the above sinking ramp.
  9. Inside area of the lake (6): There are 2 when Yooka jumps from the broken part of the bridge, 2 in the building in the center, and 2 on the big pipe by Clara.
  10. Lizard Lash Hoop Challenge (7): Around the lake. During the challenge that is started by talking to the pumpkin.
  11. Path from Clara to Planker (9): There are 3 on the floating wooden platforms, and 6 on the island itself.
  12. Path to Kartos (4): There will now be 4 quills that appear around the side of the Moodymaze Bunker on the way to Kartos.

Ghost Writers[edit | edit source]

Ghost Writers
Ghost Writer Location
Beyond the floating logs, a small area can be found after several platforms, where one can find Normy.
The player can use the Lizard Lash to climb up the wooden walkway near Trowzer where she resides.
In the Swampy Station, right at the entrance he has a whole pond to himself.
In the thorned area with blue mushrooms near the Pumping Plant.
On top of the Wind Mr. Blowy. Post-Expansion only.

Other Collectibles[edit | edit source]

Other Collectibles
Collectible Location
In the same swamp pool as Dr. Puzz. After the pool has been cleared, there is a cylindrical cage. Clear the mushrooms from the cap of the cage, causing the top to float off and free the Mollycool.
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Play Coin
On a platform connected to a tree during the Lizard Lash Course. On the 3rd treetop, it will appear behind the player.
Health Extender
Underwater in the pond with the Mr. Blowy. Inside a cube, use Sonar 'Splosion to break it. Post-Expansion only.
Power Extender
The Power Extender for this world is located on top of a pipe above the spinning platform with flame jets (see screenshots). This pipe along with the platform is not here in Pre-Expansion, but the player can still get the Power Extender by using Flappy Flight.
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Pirate Treasure
Use Flappy Flight to get to the top of the Pumping Plant where this can be found. Flappy Flight is not required, however.

Minigames[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Screenshots[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Before being confirmed, the Toybox+ Demo's source code suggested the existence of a swamp-themed world. Older concept art showed a primitive swamp level as well.

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Locations in Moodymaze Marsh
Dusky DuctFoggy PitHotswitch HollowMoodymaze BunkerMoodymaze LabyrinthMoodymaze LagoonMoodymaze TreetopsMurky PassageMushroom PatchPlanker's GardenPumping Plant (Yooka-Laylee)Swampy StationUnderwater Passage
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