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Tutorial Index

Table of contents
  1. Full-Game (Recommended)
  2. Full-Game (Backup)
    1. Video Guides
    2. Spreadsheet Indices
  3. Individual Shines/Generic

This is a set of all-in-one video playlists and shine-breakdown spreadsheets covering the whole game (Any% or even 120 Shines). These ones are usually recommended.

120 Shines Tutorial Playlist (Switchmaster64 | 2021/01/02)

Any% Tutorial Playlist (Samura1man | 2019/09/13)

Any% Shines Index (Metacor, EquivocalGenius, Nebuladiv | 2020/06)
More-recent strats but very incomplete.

All Shines Index (Milk, Dutchj + others | 2015/07/26 – 2016/02/06 + updates)

Full-Game (Backup)

Like the previous section, but more useful for alternative takes if you get stuck. Note that the older the tutorial, the more likely things are to be out-of-date.

Video Guides

Any% Intermediate Tutorial Video (JJsrl | 2017/12/09)
From start to after Pianta 2.

Any% Beginner Tutorial Video (Dutchj | 2016/06/13)
From start to after Gelato 7.

Any% Tutorial Playlist (GrandStarYoshi | 2015/02–07)
Full game; deprecated form of EYG (2YG).

Any% Tutorial Video (Samura1man | 2014/07/11)
Full game except Airstrip; missing EYG.

Spreadsheet Indices

Any% Shines Guide (mwolfe11 | 2018/05–07)
“LearnSunshine” – has a lot of prose.

Any% Shines Index – 2014 (Milk, Dutchj + others | pre–2015/07/26)

Any% Shines Index – 2013 (Toufool31 ft. Samura1man, Hiddenpower13 | 2013)

Individual Shines/Generic

Miscellaneous tutorials for individual shines or general things like movement. Covering different strats per shine but sorted only by age; the older the tutorial, the more likely things are to be out-of-date.

Movement
Spin-jump (Dutchj | 2017/05/16)
Hoverslide (Dutchj | 2016/12/28)
GWK (Dutchj | 2017/05/15)

Delfino
Honey Skip (Metacor | 2020/05/05)
Honey Skip (Weegee | 2020/04/10)
Honey Skip (Samura1man | 2019/09/03)
Jelly Skip 1 (Paperario | 2019/03/21)
Pachinko (Paperario | 2019/01/03)

Bianco
b2: Petey (Dutchj | 2015/08/11)
b5: Petey [120 Shines] (Paperario | 2020/08/26) (analysis of blue coin variations)
b5: Petey RNG (Noki Doki | 2019/02/04)
b6s: All (Metacor | 2020/05/28)
b6s: Cube Skip (Dutchj | 2017/05/16)
b7: Beginner (Dutchj | 2015/07/28)

Ricco
r2: Blooperless (Dutchj | 2017/05/16)
r7: Beginner (Dutchj | 2015/07/28)

Gelato
gbs: Yossy Spot (Jpep | 2020/12/12)
gbs: Basic (Samura1man | 2019/09/08)
gbs: Basic Stickless (Trustfall | 2017/06/08)
gbs: Backflip (Dutchj | 2017/05/16) (advanced)
gbs: Basic (Bounceyboy | 2014/11/25)
g7: Beginner (Dutchj | 2015/11/29)
g3: Wiggler (AverageTrey | 2021/01/22)
g3: Wiggler 3rd Hit (Pogonateur | 2020/11/03)

Pinna
p1: Mecha 4th Rocket Regrab (Paperario | 2018/12/15)
p1: Mecha Advanced (Dutchj | 2017/05/17)
p1: Mecha Basic + CS Skips (Dutchj | 2015/12/07)
p2: Bullet Bills [120 Shines] (Pogonateur | 2019/11/08)
p4: 1-Cycle (Dutchj | 2017/05/17)
eyg: 1-Stu (Noki Doki | 2020/04/15)
eyg: 2-Stu (Samura1man | 2019/09/04)
eyg: 2-Stu (Dutchj | 2017/05/17)
eyg: 2-Stu 5YG (in brief) (Dutchj | 2016/08/22)
eyg: 2-Stu (Strongman Lin | 2016/05/23)
p8 (GravityBeatle | 2021/02/15) (beginner)

Sirena
s1: Manta 2nd Phase (Dutchj | 2017/05/17)
s1: Manta (Dutchj | 2015/04/08)
s3: Banana Clip (Dutchj | 2017/05/18)
s4s (Bloodwhale | 2017/02/03) (1st + 2nd momentum spin)
s7 (Metacor | 2019/01/23)

Noki
n4: Eel (Samura1man | 2019/09/05)
n4: Eel (Metacor | 2019/07/07)
n4: Eel (Dutchj | 2017/05/18)
n4: Eel 6-Tooth (Stelzig | 2016/09/10)
n6s: Galapagos Cycle (Jpep | 2020/12/07)
n6s: Green Cycle (Metacor | 2020/04/02)
n6s: Blue Cycle (Dutchj | 2017/05/18)
n7 (Metacor | 2019/01/24)
n8 (Paperario | 2020/05/14)

Pianta
q*: Bridge Waterslide (Dutchj | 2017/05/18)
q*: Bridge Waterslide (in brief) (Dutchj | 2016/12/31)
q3: Damage Boost (Dutchj | 2017/05/19)
q4: All Chomp Patterns (Dutchj | 2017/05/19)
q5: Yoshi Skip (Dutchj | 2017/05/19)
q5: Yoshi Skip (in brief) (Dutchj | 2016/12/04)
q5s: Early Cycle [JP] (Nebuladiv | 2020/11/25)
q5s: Chuckster Manip (Noki Doki | 2018/06/08)
q7 (Kaffelon | 2014/11/19)

Corona
Speedboat + Backup (Dutchj | 2017/05/19)
Rocket Storage (Dutchj | 2017/05/15)
Rocket Storage (in brief) (Dutchj | 2016/12/28)
Bowser (Kwaniza | 2014/12/26)