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Mario kart 8 deluxe characters

All the Characters from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

A list of all the playable characters in the Mario Kart series Check mark means they're playable, X mark means they don't appear in the game and Question mark means their appearance in the game is currently unconfirmed (as the game in question is upcoming) and is yet to be announced. The footnote variables follow underneath the table.

List of Characters

Key Starter Unlockable Downloadable
# Character Super Mario Kart Mario Kart 64 Mario Kart 64
(slot machine)
Mario Kart:
Super Circuit
Mario Kart:
Double Dash!!
Mario Kart
Arcade GP
Mario Kart DS Mario Kart
Arcade GP 2
Mario Kart Wii Mario Kart 7 Mario Kart
Arcade GP DX
Mario Kart 8 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Mario Kart Tour
28 Baby Daisy X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
14 Baby Luigi X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark Yes
13 Baby Mario X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Check mark
25 Baby Peach X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Check mark
35 Baby Rosalina X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
12 Birdo X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark[1] X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark
05 Bowser Yes Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
17 Bowser Jr. X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes X mark Yes Check mark
45 Cat Peach X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes
11 Princess Daisy X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes X mark Yes Yes Check mark
16 Diddy Kong X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark
09 Donkey Kong X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
06 Donkey Kong Jr. Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark[1] X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark
22 Dry Bones X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark[2] Yes Check mark
29 Dry Bowser X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Check mark
27 Funky Kong X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark
52 Gold Mario X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes[3]
31 Honey Queen X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark
37 Iggy Koopa X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
51 Inkling Boy X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes
50 Inkling Girl X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes
49 Isabelle X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes
21 King Boo X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark[2] X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark Yes Check mark
07 Koopa Troopa Yes X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark[1] X mark Yes Yes X mark Yes Yes Check mark
33 Lakitu X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes
40 Larry Koopa X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
39 Lemmy Koopa X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
46 Link X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes
53 Champion Link X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes
42 Ludwig X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
02 Luigi Yes Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
01 Mario Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
34 Metal Mario X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
26 Mii X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes[4] Yes X mark Yes[5] Yes[5]
43 Morton X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
15 Paratroopa X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark[1] X mark X mark X mark X mark
55 Pauline X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark

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Musician Mario X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark
03 Princess Peach Yes Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
20 Petey Piranha X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark[1] X mark X mark X mark X mark
36 Pink Gold Peach X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes
23 R.O.B. X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark
30 Rosalina X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
38 Roy Koopa X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark
24 Shy Guy X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes[6][7] X mark X mark Yes[7] X mark Yes[7] Yes[7] Check mark
44 Tanooki Mario X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Yes
08 Toad Yes Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
19 Toadette X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark[1] X mark Yes X mark[1] X mark Yes Yes Check mark
47 Villager Boy X mark X mark X mark ​​​​​ X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes
48​​​​​ Villager Girl X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark[8] Check mark
18 Waluigi X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes X mark[1] Yes Yes Yes Check mark
10 Wario X mark Yes X mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Check mark
41 Wendy O. Koopa X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes Yes Check mark ​​​​​​​
32 Wiggler X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Yes X mark X mark X mark
04 Yoshi Yes Yes Yes Yes[9] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes[9] Yes[9] Yes[9] Check mark
56 Peachette X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark
57 Kimono Peach X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark
58 Hakama Mario X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark X mark Check mark
Newcomers[10] 8 2 0 0 11 3 3 1 6 4 8 9 1 5
Total

[10]

8 8 3 8 20 11 13 13 26 17 25 37 44 38
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Planned but cut.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Appear as a boss only.
  3. Gold Mario is currently only playable in Gold Rush mode.
  4. In Wii version there's 2 available outfits, referred to as Mii Outfit A and Mii Outfit B.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Amiibo can be used to unloick alternate costumes
  6. Only playable in Download Play mode.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Shy Guy Alternate colors: Black, Blue, Green, Light Blue, Pink, White, Yellow (DS, 7, 8, 8DX), No Textured (possible Grey) (DS), Orange (8, 8DX).
  8. Villager Girl is a pallet swap for Villager Boy in Mario Kart 8 but gets her own slot on the roster in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Yoshi alternate colors: Light Blue, Yellow (GPDX, 8, 8DX, Super circuit in GBA Download Play mode); Light Blue (8, 8DX, Super circuit in GBA Download Play mode); Black (GPDX, 8, 8DX); Blue, Orange, Pink, White (8, 8DX).
  10. 10.0 10.1 Final count Includes the exclusive characters from the Bandai Namco Arcade Games (Arcade Characters Listed Below).

Bandai Namco Games Exclusive Characters

Characters that only appeared in the Bandai Namco Mario Kart Arcade games.

Character Mario Kart Arcade GP Mario Kart Arcade GP 2 Mario Kart Arcade GP DX
Blinky Yes Yes X mark
Blue Toad X mark X mark Yes
Don-Chan X mark X mark Yes
Fire Mario X mark X mark Yes
Hero Don-Chan (Knight Don-Chan) X mark X mark Yes
Ice Luigi X mark X mark Yes
Mametchi X mark Yes X mark
Ms. Pac-Man Yes Yes X mark
Pac-Man Yes Yes Yes
Strawberry Don-Chan X mark X mark Yes

Total characters

Console games

Game Characters Notes
New Returning DLC(New) DLC(Returning) Total Costume Counter
Super Mario Kart 8 N/A N/A N/A 8 N/A N/A
Mario Kart 64 2 6 N/A N/A 8 N/A Wario replaces Koopa Troopa, while Donkey Kong replaces Donkey Kong Jr.
Magikoopa (or Kamek) was in the pre-release, Super Mario Kart R, prior to Nintendo licensing DK's 3D model from Rare.
Mario Kart: Super Circuit 0 8 N/A N/A 8 3 All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
Single-Pak Play mode adds up to three Yoshi colors variants.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! 11 9 N/A N/A 20 N/A

All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
Each has a new Mario Kart partner, save Mario and Luigi.
Also new: Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, King Boo, Petey Piranha.
Koopa Troopa returns, paired with Paratroopa.
Double Dash!! is the only game with Toad initially locked.

Mario Kart DS 3 10 N/A N/A 13 7 All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
They form the initial roster. Unlockable: Daisy and Waluigi from Double Dash!!, new Dry Bones and exclusive R.O.B.
Shy Guy is exclusive to DS Download Play, in eight colors.
Mario Kart Wii 5 (exluding Mii Outfits) 19 N/A N/A 26 N/A All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
11 from other games (9 from Double Dash!!, Dry Bones from DS and Koopa Troopa from Super) also return.
Wii adds 7 new unlockables: 5 characters and 2 Mii outfits.
Mario Kart 7 4 13 N/A N/A 17 N/A All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
7 is the only game with Wario initially locked, being replaced by Koopa Troopa in the initial roster. Additionally, the starting roster is identical to Super Mario Kart’s roster with Donkey Kong in Donkey Kong Jr.’s place.
Mario Kart 8 9 21 5 1 37 16 All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
37 characters total are in this game with both DLC packs.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 11 33 N/A N/A 43 20 All characters from Mario Kart 64 return.
Two new Inklings characters from Splatoon, plus all DLC characters from Mario Kart 8, are now included in 8 Deluxe.
Gold Mario, Metal Mario variant, is the sole new unlockable. Female Villager has her own slot.
Mario Kart Tour 5 33 N/A N/A 38 N/A Since the game is a mobile game which will be supported for a long time, we could expect to see more characters coming. The only currently known upcoming character is Pastry Chef Shy Guy.

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