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Dragon Palace is a battle course that appears in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe It is one of the five new battle courses introduced in the game. The map's theme is Chinese (similar to Dragon Driftway). There is a courtyard with Koopa Troopas practicing kung fu and chanting, which can be heard, as well as two statues of Gobblegut. There is also a two-story pagoda that racers enter by breaking screen doors. Inside the pagoda is a circular room with stairs that access the second floor.



The design is Chinese themed. It has two Gobblegut statues, as well as a huge pagoda.


The courtyard.

The pagoda.

The courtyard is octagonal in shape. The player has the option to access four paths. Two paths go to the second floor of the pagoda, and two go to the first floor. The pagoda itself is circular in shape. In the first floor, there are several item boxes. There are stairs that lead up to the second floor. In the second floor, there are several ramps that lead to the first floor.


  • The theme of the track is similar to Dragon Driftway.
    • The music is also a remixed version of Dragon Driftway.
  • Outside at the courtyard, the music has some chanting included.
    • The chanting is still heard even if the Koopa Troopas aren't practicing Kung Fu.


Mario Kart 8 / Deluxe
Light Baby MarioBaby LuigiBaby PeachBaby DaisyBaby RosalinaToadToadetteKoopa TroopaShy GuyLakituLarry KoopaWendy O. KoopaLemmy KoopaIsabelle+ • Villager+ • Dry Bones** • Bowser Jr.**
Medium MarioLuigiPeachDaisyYoshiLudwig von KoopaIggy KoopaTanooki Mario+ • Cat Peach+ • Inklings**
Heavy WarioWaluigiDonkey KongRosalinaBowserRoy KoopaMorton Koopa Jr.Metal MarioPink Gold PeachLink+ • Dry Bowser+ • King Boo** • Gold Mario**
Vehicle parts
Bodies Karts Standard KartPipe FrameMach 8Steel DriverCat CruiserCircuit SpecialTri-SpeederBadwagonPrancerBiddybuggyLandshipSneekerSports CoupeGold StandardGLA+ • W 25 Silver Arrow+ • 300 SL Roadster+ • Blue Falcon+ • Tanooki Kart+ • B Dasher+ • Streetle+ • P-Wing+ • Koopa Clown**
Bikes Standard BikeCometSport BikeThe DukeFlame RiderVarmintMr. ScootyJet BikeYoshi BikeMaster Cycle+ • City Tripper+
ATVs Standard ATVWild WigglerTeddy BuggyBone Rattler+ • Splat Buggy** • Inkstriker**
Wheels StandardMonsterRollerSlimSlickMetalButtonOff-RoadSpongeWoodCushionBlue StandardHot MonsterAzure RollerCrimson SlimCyber SlickRetro Off-RoadGold TiresGLA Tires+ • Triforce Tires+ • Leaf Tires+
Gliders Super GliderCloud GliderWario WingWaddle WingPeach ParasolParachuteParafoilFlower GliderBowser KitePlane GliderMKTV ParafoilGold GliderHylian Kite+ • Paper Glider+
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Flower Cup Mario CircuitToad HarborTwisted MansionShy Guy Falls
Star Cup Sunshine AirportDolphin ShoalsElectrodromeMount Wario
Special Cup Cloudtop CruiseBone-Dry DunesBowser's CastleRainbow Road
Retro cups Shell Cup Wii Moo Moo MeadowsGBA Mario CircuitDS Cheep Cheep BeachN64 Toad's Turnpike
Banana Cup GCN Dry Dry DesertSNES Donut Plains 3N64 Royal Raceway3DS DK Jungle
Leaf Cup DS Wario StadiumGCN Sherbet Land3DS Music ParkN64 Yoshi Valley
Lightning Cup DS Tick-Tock Clock3DS Piranha Plant SlideWii Grumble VolcanoN64 Rainbow Road
DLC cups Egg Cup+ GCN Yoshi CircuitExcitebike ArenaDragon DriftwayMute City
Triforce Cup+ Wii Wario's Gold MineSNES Rainbow RoadIce Ice OutpostHyrule Circuit
Crossing Cup+ GCN Baby ParkGBA Cheese LandWild WoodsAnimal Crossing
Bell Cup+ 3DS Neo Bowser CityGBA Ribbon RoadSuper Bell SubwayBig Blue
Battle Courses Mario Circuit* • Toad Harbor* • Wii Moo Moo Meadows* • GCN Dry Dry Desert* • SNES Donut Plains 3* • N64 Toad's Turnpike* • GCN Sherbet Land* • N64 Yoshi Valley*
Battle Stadium** • Sweet Sweet Kingdom** • Dragon Palace** • Lunar Colony** • 3DS Wuhu Town** • SNES Battle Course 1** • GCN Luigi's Mansion** • Urchin Underpass**
Hardware NunchukWii RemoteWii UWii U GamePadWii Wheel
Software Mario Kart TVMiiverseNintendo Network
Objects Item Box Items BananaBoo** • Boomerang FlowerBullet BillCrazy 8Feather** • Fire FlowerGolden MushroomGreen ShellItem BoxLightningMushroomPiranha PlantRed ShellSpiny ShellSuper Horn
Other Dash PanelDouble Item Box**
Hazards Bone Piranha PlantBooBouncing NoteBowser MonumentChain ChompCheep CheepChompDeku BabaDolphinFire SnakeFish BoneFishin' LakituFreezieFrogoonGhostGoombaGoomba TowerHammer KnightKeeseLittle BirdMechakoopaMini ToadMonty MoleMoo MooMr. ResettiNokiPiantaPiranha PlantPokeyScreaming PillarSidestepperSkating Shy GuySuper ThwompSwoopThwompTiki Goon
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