Among the many different tools available in the Super Mario Maker 2 Course Maker is the option to add water and lava to levels. However, players must be sure to set the water or level height appropriately, lest players drown or find themselves sinking to a fiery death. If you're confused on how this system works, keep reading to learn how to raise and lower lava and water levels in Super Mario Maker 2.
Super Mario Maker 2 Course Maker | Change water and lava level
It's easy to adjust water and lava levels in the Super Mario Maker 2 Course Maker mode. First, make sure an appropriate course theme is selected over on the right-hand toolbar within Course Maker — forest or jungle themes in Super Mario World and New Super Mario Bros. U Game Styles seem to do the trick.. From there, players will see the Water Level or Lava Level adjustment button appear underneath the course theme.
With the Water/Lava Level function activated, the base water level will be set toward the bottom of the editor grid. Players can adjust the level by selecting the circle within the yellow-hued adjuster: Simply drag it up or down to set a manual level.
Once set, players can also press and hold on the arrow indicator to set automatic rising and lowering of water or lava. The speed is set with colors and arrows, where the yellow single arrow is the slowest speed and the three blue arrows represent the fastest.
That's all you need to know to raise or lower the water or lava level in Super Mario Maker 2 Course Maker. Simply choose the appropriate theme and use the Water Level function to make the magic happen. To learn more about the game's Course Maker mode and various functions, be sure to check through Shacknews' collection of Super Mario Maker 2 game guides.