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I've been stuck on the Grandmaster Galaxy for a couple years now. I can make it to the Boomerang Bros., where the goal is nearly in sight, but I can't make it past them?

How do I do it?

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In Super Mario Galaxy 2, Grandmaster Galaxy beat you! –  splattered bits Mar 12 '13 at 2:59

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If you can't beat the Boomerang Bros. straight-up, there are a few tricks you can try:

  • Have Player 2 poke them a bit. Even having just one of them out of sync with the other two significantly decreases the number of stuff you have to dodge at once.
  • Duck. Boomerangs can't hit you when you're crouching, so you can easily crawl up to one guy and smack him.
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Thanks. I'll try that. Crouching is a nice tip. –  The Rover Feb 26 '13 at 16:32

Practice, practice, pratice.

If I rememeber correctly, there are six parts. Before I tried to tackle the entire galaxy under Daredevil Run conditions, I practiced each part in normal mode until I could do them pretty consistently without dying/getting touched. That way, I had my whole route mapped out when it was time to do the Daredevil Run.

That being said, crouching when you get to the Boomerang Bros. was a revelation when I saw someone do it on a video. Crucial tactic. Also, pause the game and dry your nervous, sweaty, hands off.

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Practicing on non-Daredevil is a great idea I hadn't thought of. So much more efficient than repeating the easy sections to get to the hard section. –  The Rover Mar 12 '13 at 13:41

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