Top Ten Best Mario Characters

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1YoshiYoshi, once romanized as Yossy, is a fictional anthropomorphic dinosaur who appears in video games published by Nintendo.

Come on he's cute and strong. In ssbb I destroyed bosses on intense with out dying once with yoshi. He is worth it to get or unlock

This is a good example for Yoshi as he's a SECRET WEAPON for Mario and Luigi - Arrowstorm

Yoshi is awesome and cute! If this dinosaur don't make you happy nothing will.

Yoshi is the cutest character, the second is Luma and the third is Toadette.

Amy Rose has got nothing on Yoshi, plus Sonic Adventure is awesome! Also, for the other comment, you list Yoshi as "mediocre" but you put Daisy as "quite good?! " - Berger

Yoshi is just the best

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2LuigiLuigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario ...read more.

Why do I think more of Luigi than anyone else? He has a distinguishable and amusing character, being the easily scared younger brother, he always follows his heart, and in Luigi's Mansion(stop hating and actually play it) he shows how brave he is by fighting off hundreds of terrifying ghosts in order to save his brother. 'enough said

Luigi is the only Mario character to gain a personality. He inspires others to try and faces his fears. He is also my favourite video game character. GO LUIGI.

Luigi has got to be the upmost greatest character in all the mario games in my opinion he has not only saved mario in my favorite game of all time (Luigi's mansion) but he has more character then mario and peach combined! There should be more games where Luigi is the main character not mario just luigi! So this is all I have to say "i'm-a Luigi! Number one! " Luigi is the best and will always be number one! Viva Luigi!

He is the best character in the whole Mario series. I played as him a lot in mario kart and mario party games. I like him a lot in Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon.

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3MarioMario is a fictional character in the Mario video game franchise, created by Nintendo's Japanese video game designer, Shigeru Miyamoto. He serves as the eponymous protagonist of the series and is the mascot of Nintendo. The Mario franchise is the best-selling video game franchise of all time.

People like to think yoshi is the best, and he is great, but mario was the star of so many great games that we all love

Super Mario Land 2 and Super Mario 64 for Nintendo 64 are the two greatest Mario games since they were first released.

Mario is a franchise where there isn't really a character I dislike. Sometimes I hate on side bosses just cause they're annoying, but every character is charming and important in their own right. That's why it's hard to choose the best. Peach is the damsel in distress, ladylike but willing to step up and fight when needed. Luigi is goofy and cowardly, and has a well-developed personality that stole the hearts of lots of gamers. Bowser is the main antogonist, ambitious and obnoxious, but also has great design and drives the nostalgic Mario plot forward. There are so many characters I adore, even ones that appear once like Dimentio, for their clever dialogue and ability to add new things to the game. This is the reason I chose Mario. He's the main man, the one who started it all. He is a positive role model from our childhood memories, with his silly, energetic demeanor and his willingness to save the world over and over. He's reliable, and happily endures all the challenges he faces. ...more

Mario should be number 1 because without him, none of this would have happened!

He's cool and amazing.

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4BowserBowser or King Koopa is a video game character and the primary antagonist of Nintendo's Mario franchise.

The koopalings are widely hated due to their repetitive boss battles and never providing any form of variety. Not even Bowser cares for those seven dreadful bastards. In Paper Jam we saw the koopalings being killed off and they said things like "Avenge us, Master Bowser! " Bowser just stood there like "Eh..." Heck, Paper Bowser was going to destroy the magic book with the paper koopalings still inside. At the same time we saw how Bowser truly cares for Bowser Jr. "WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO MY SON?! " This was followed by Bowser attacking Peach's castle. He's usually trying to take over Peach's castle, but he blew it up in response to what happened to his son. I have to give my respect to the big lug.

Bowser! HE IS THE BEST AND LET ME SHOW YOU WHY! Bowser is the perfect bad guy with giant, strong, arms with COOL spiky bands around them. he breaths FIRE! He is so awesome looking with giant claws, a scary look, and a giant shell on his back! The shell isn't a shail shell; it's a big green shell with spikes about the size of Mario!

Don't you think THAT should be the best Mario character? 'No' you might say well then decide for your self. Bowser is the ruler of many, many, castles. Each one is a gigantic, awesome place. Each castle is different! From statues who spit giant fireballs, (see Mario kart wii) to gigantic portals that suck you in (see super Mario galaxy 2. )

Bowser also has millions, and I mean millions of minions! The minions are most of the time strong, but really dumb. But stength comes in numbers am I right?
With that many minions Bowser could do, who knows what?
Bowser is invinsable! No matter when or where Mario defeats him, he always is NEVER ...more

Bowser is easily the most well written character in the Mario series. The main games paint him as a powerful foe, but where he really shines is the Mario RPG games where he has the best personality. He is not only shown to be stronger than everyone whose not Mario, able to take them down faster than Mario himself (i.E. Rawk Hawk). He also, albeit inadvertently, helped Mario in cases like Bowser's inside story. He also willingly helps in Mario RPG and Super Paper Mario fleshing him out as much more than a simple villain.

That's why Super Mario RPG and Super Paper Mario are my favourite games! He was really helpful in both games! I love Bowser but I don't really see why he loves to kidnap Peach all of the time. What does he see in her? - smrpg1996

I love how we have all of the Smash Bros pictures of every mario character from smash. The pics are great! - DCfnaf

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5Rosalina

SHES NOT SOME PRINCESS WHO SITS AROUND WAILING AND MAKES PEOPLE DEFEND HER - *punch hand thing* she's super pretty, noble, though shes a human CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE! I MEAN, SHES NOT A HUMAN SHE'S A WIZARD, OR NO. THE MOON PRINCESS! Shes cool and guess who is lame and sits around WAILING?
P- party lack. She likes to be calm and be saved every time.
E- every time she cries like a baby.
A- annoying, just don't say her name.
C-charity charity! Where are you?
H- horrible!
Don't hate on my comment I just don't like peach ok? Plus her lumas are the cutest star things I ever seen!

I don't like Peach but I'm not a hater. But I see where you are going with it. Rosalina is better and I love her story. And I like how she is a celestial enchantress for a princess. It's pretty damn unique in my opinion.

Rosalina is one of the most amazing and majestic Mario characters in existence who can be seen as a motherly figure with revolving cute little Lumas. She is attractive with a nice calm and mature voice and wears a unique teal dress. Rosalina has a wand which grants her magical powers to perform abilities such as levitation, forcefields and even control a large beautiful comet observatory as a spaceship.

She is one of those rare gem characters representing the modern era, originating in a main game (Super Mario Galaxy) and actually has a back-story. In her beautiful story, due to her loving and caring nature; she assisted a 'strange creature' now known as a Luma in an attempt to find it's 'mama', even at the expense of her own family. Doesn't this say a lot about her character?

Even though Rosalina is still a relatively new character, she's beginning to appear in many more games, even making an entire playable appearance in a small roster of 5; in one of the most ...more

Rosalina is a good and noble Princess. She is princess on the universe pretty much and she has had such a sad story! You can't blame her for that! She is the most powerful girl character in Mario pretty much and she is super pretty and kind. Plus she can actually fight. And not use an umbrella like some princess who so Stines makes Toad defend her… (Peach) I love Rosalina!

Rosalina deserves the top 1 spot. Why do people keep saying that Yoshi is the best?! Rosalina is the top 1 best?! She is the strongest!

I feel Rosalina is a great character overall, she is actually my favorite female character and is on par with Yoshi as my favorite character, not to mention she is really good in super smash bros as long as you know how to use her well.

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6ToadToad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a fictional character who primarily appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise.

This cute mushroom is one of the only characters in the game that has no nose. He's just SO adorable!

Toad is extremely cute! Who wouldn't like him? Toad is kind, loyal, and funny! He helps Mario and Luigi and Peach! If you think that Toad is whiny and can't do anything for himself, you're looking at the wrong guy! Peach is perfectly capable of saving herself, but is too lazy too. Toad does all he can too help, but he is too small to do something really big. He just helps all he can!

Let's recap the truths and lies.

Toad is extremely cute. True!

Toad is kind, loyal and funny. Quite true.

He helps Mario, Luigi and Peach. True, he will help even the ones he hates like Peach.

Peach is perfectly capable of saving herself, but is too lazy too! She should be, but that is false!

Toad does all he can to help, but he is overly small do do something really big. He just helps all he can. Quite true, but I think Toad is solely short. But of course, he is very light, so thus he counts as small as his body width is only about one foot.

Anyways, Toad is average.

The reason why I think TOAD is the best is because he is very cute. Though you may think he complains all the time instead of helping, he tries to help all he can. He gives you stuff to help you like stars or power-ups. Toad is also just as loyal as Yoshi. Toad helps the Mario Bros and serves Peach.

He is the best!

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7WarioWario is a character in Nintendo's Mario series who was originally designed as an antagonist to Mario. His motives are driven by greed and he will take the side of whoever will give him the most pay. Although he may seem like just a mean man with no heart, he does have a very tragic past.

He's good and bad forgive the guy for farting and being greedy but he is awesome fat and all for real

Takes anybody in the parking lot.

Wario is very strong. If you play super Mario 64 he can destroy black blocks.

Wario is better than Rosalina

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8Waluigi

Honey Queen has no personality, and was in ONE level in Galaxy. At least we know stuff about Waluigi. We know that Honey Queen is lazy because she needed Mario to get the star pieces off of her instead of doing it herself. At least Waluigi has fans. Honey Queen's fans say the same things: "Honey Queen is so kind and beautiful! Waluigi is the opposite! "

Even with Waluigi being there just to assist Wario, he has become more than that, gaining a pretty funny personality. And come on, you had to chuckle at the voice at least once. He will forever be my favorite. He may not be the best tennis character, his soccer character is pretty good when doubled with Wario, but stand alone he is still good. Waluigi is #1!

Waluigi is ugly though...but in Mario Party 4 he looks really ugly but he is suppose to. Waluigi is some what underrated and he is fun to play and he does deserve his own game. If luigi, toad, peach, and wario gets their own game waluigi can get his own game. - spodermanfan1000

Waluigi deserves to be number 3 under Luigi and Fawful, he is such a silly fun character!

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9Bowser Jr.Bowser Jr., or sometimes simply Jr., is a video game character who appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise as the secondary antagonist. As his name implies, he is the son of the series' primary antagonist, Bowser.

I'm glad Bowser Jr is NOT a koopaling. The last thing we need is for him to be "generic koopa #8 who flings glitter from his pixie stick." Bowser Jr is not only Bowser's right hand man, but he's Eggman! He builds and uses machines against Mario. Bowser Jr modified his junior clown car into a submarine! Bowser has never done this with his koopa clown car.

People troll him just because he's not a Koopaling. Okay, so what? He was a good addition to Mario Sunshine and is personally my favourite of the Koopa Kids. The others just look... WEIRD. Bowser Jr. Actually resembles his father in a way. He is JUST PLAIN AWESOME.

Bowser Jr really is awesome! Bowser Jr. Has a paint brush can even rival Drawcia from Canvas Curse. This guy really has some awesome boss battles and is a threat in the mario & sonic series, mario party, mario kart, and the sport series. Fawfaul's Minion, you may shun Bowser Jr. Greatly, but if you dare mock my game character, I will have Dikelo, Radox, and Terata chop you! Just kidding. But seriously, do not mock him.

Its like if you took a kitten, gave it a deadly personality and some awesome robotics skills you of have the best mario character ever

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10Fawful

One of the most clever video game antagonists of all time! 2 words: suicide attempt!

Fawful is the only correct choice here. No other character has such fury.

Fawful is definitely one of the funniest Mario characters along with nerdy Francis from Super Paper Mario.

Super Paper Mario: the top 1 best Mario RPG ever tying with Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars. Both games get beyond 10000+/100 stars.

Super Paper Mario is 1000 times better than Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door and Paper Mario: Sticker Star. It's also 100 times better than the original Paper Mario.

Fawful is by far one of the greatest villains in gaming history, and it would take WAY too long to explain it here, so just watch the video from Fawful's Minion on YouTube

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The Newcomers

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?Orange Yoshi

Orange Yoshi is great. He needs to get more representation!

If anything, the multicolored Yoshis are underrated as hell and just as great as the badass, capable Yoshi/and I would vote for Yoshi as all Yoshis! Check out their powers in Super Mario World (long live the Super Mario World duology) for proof!

The Contenders

11Shy Guy

Shy guy just rocks! Luigi is the only one who knows what his face looks like in mario power tennis you win a tournament as shy guy to see the video AND you can unlock fly guy by winning all 3 normal tournaments in singles but it did not work 4 me...shame

I always like to think about who they Shy Guys really R.I can transfer whatever back story I want to them, and they end up as really interesting characters.

I have alaways loved Shy Guy in the Mario games. From regular, to flying, to fire breathing! I have alaways wonderd how does he look without his mask? The world will never know. -Eric33345

He's got a cute/funny face.

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12King Boo

The only villain scarier than Bowser himself

I love king boo he is super strong and super scary and he is the king of all boos so WHY ISN'T HE IN THE TOP 5 in Mario kart Wii he is my supreme helper PLEASE VOTE AND PUT KING BOO INTO AT LEAST NUMBER 7 ON THIS LIST!

He would kick Koopa's Turtle Butt

He's cool a cool boo

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13ToadetteToadette is a character in the Mario series. She is a female Toad who first appeared in the Nintendo GameCube video game Mario Kart: Double Dash.

Another character that has no nose. Very rare.

I'm getting mixed up if this cutie pie is Toad's sister, or his girlfriend. I'm sure she's just his girlfriend.

Toadette is an adorable little fungus girl! I'm glad she has high ratings

Toadette is best girl. Enough said.

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14Donkey KongDonkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on maneuvering the main character across a series of platforms while dodging and jumping over obstacles.

Top 10 Greatest Donkey Kong Games

Top 1: Mario vs. Donkey Kong. 15+/10.

Top 2: Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble. 12.5+/10

Top 3: Donkey Kong: Jungle Climber. 10+/10.

Top 4: Donkey Kong: King of Swing. 10/10.

Top 5: Diddy Kong Racing. 9.9/10

Top 6: Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis. 9.7/10.

Top 7: Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again. 9.6/10.

Top 8: Donkey Kong Country. 9.4/10.

Top 9: Mario vs. Donkey Kong 3: Mini-Land Mayhem. 9.2/10.

Top 10: Donkey Kong 3. 9/10.

Man, Donkey Kong has been in so much great video games, his muscularity is very handy and he never loses. He is such a cute character and taught me great lessons. I want to have Donkey Kong as a pet. HeavyDonkeyKong would love me for this comment and reply soon.

Ripped! Because he has a tattoo on his shoulder. Makes Mario cry.

He never had a time without bananas. Bananas are his best friends.

He has his own game

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15Dry Bones

Dry bones is the best that's why he is dead

Dry Bones is so dry! He is my favorite character for some reason, I just love him!

Come on people! Dry Bones is the best! He could have an amazing personality but Nintendo never gave him one. I don't really know why I love him so much, I just do!

My favorite mario character right her!

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16Koopa Troopa

So cute to cute he should be in the top ten

He's got guts because he's runs off cliffs to get mario and has an indestuctable shell!

Bowser's minion. Anyone who is bad is amazing!

So clueless but cute just like my budgies.

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17Boo

This ghost has made me love Super Mario even more in November. I love these adorable ghosts.

I love him! I'm the ultimate boo fan!

Boo is the most memorable video game ghost character in my opinion, the Boos are what a great factor of luigi's mansion is about. they also share a great background story from a Nintendo employee which inspired the Boo's temper, timid and shy when observed working, but very boastful when not observed. Just such a well creative and good character on a lot of aspects. But enough said, he is cute and kool!

Boo is the most awesome video game character of all time

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18Baby Yoshi

Classic Tails is cuter than Baby Yoshi.

Even though I love classic Tails and he is cute, he is no match for any Yoshi - Berger

Baby Yoshi should be lower on the list.

Baby Yoshi and Yoshi are the best!

No one no one can beat baby yoshi or yoshi he can just eat them

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19Princess DaisyPrincess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland.

Daisy is very independent and actually has a personality unique from any off the other characters.

Not to be annoying but I think Wendy O Koopa has the tomboy personality also. But I like Daisy's tomboyish attitude - DCfnaf

Daisy Is Number 1 at my count. She is just like me, fun tomboyish. We've also learned that she is more fearful than Bowser in her rage count. So also she is better than peach Rosaline and pauline

Mario's close friend and likes luigi. Peach's sidekick

Still better than Peach

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20Princess Peach

She's a sweetheart! I wish people stop spreading lies about her or hating her for stupid reasons because she's in most games while they feel Daisy/Pauline/Birdo/etc... are left out. Well hello! That's like complaining that Mario is overrated or Bowser is and the other guys need more a chance at the spotlight. Peach is the one the originals and has been there throughout the years. I'm not saying I don't want a Super Princess Daisy or have a game where Luigi has defeat Waluigi to stop him from destroying the world or something. But point is it's unfair to do it to Peach cause you guys are jealous and it's obvious you are cause she's all over everyone's comments and its repeated over and over that Peach is 'ugly' while Daisy and Rosalina is beautiful I do think all of them are gorgeous and would like to see them more but I'm not going to blame Peach for us not instead we should complain to Nintendo or Shigeru Miyamoto cause they can do something hating a fictional character for stupid ...more

I agree and disagree with your comment at the same time. And yes, I blame Nintendo and Shigeru.

Princess Peach is so overrated. I do not have to like Princess Peach & her unreasonable voice. She is rude & reminds me of Barbie dolls. She gave us the evil eye in Super Mario Galaxy. She may be beautiful, but Daisy & Rosalina are much prettier.

You Peach haters make me sick. Just leave her alone! It's not her fault she gets kidnapped! She's a very sweet kind princess. (She's only dumb in the Mario and Luigi games). People do hate her for pretty awful reasons. "Daisy and Rosalina are prettier! " That's pretty arguable and I've been a jerk about Daisy's glamour. She is pretty but not her dress (in my opinion trying not to be a jerk about her anymore). While I am a Rosalina fan myself, I do like Peach. And then there's Daisy...who I tolerate now. You can't really replace her since she's a classic and the other two aren't (though Rosalina is becoming a main Mario character.) - DCfnaf

She's so sweet!

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