Top 10 Worst Mario Kart 8 Characters


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1Pink Gold Peach

Nintendo could've chosen ANY Mario character like Honey Queen, Kamek, Nabbit, Lanky Kong, Dry Bones, King Boo, Swanky, Cranky, Funky, or Dixie Kong for Mario Kart 8, but instead just settled on a stupid clone of a stupid character. Pink Gold Peach is just an exploit of Peach, was in Mario Kart 8 for no particular credit and, as mentioned, they could have chosen ANY Mario character like Tiny Kong from a previous game instead of a clone! It's not like Nintendo was running out of ideas or anything! They had plenty ideas for Mario Kart characters like Diddy Kong! But just gave us THIS IDIOT to this game! YOU ROCK PINK GOLD PEACH HATERS! Bring back Honey Queen or someone who is NOT that dumb moron to Mario Kart 9! End of rant!

How is Bone-Dry Dunes a new track in Mario Kart 8 without Dry Bones? Pink Gold Peach was a pathetic character to add on to Mario Kart 8's roster. Fire the Mario Kart 8 director for coming up with her, Nintendo. Nobody likes her, picks her, and knows who she is. I don't have a favorite character because the Mario Kart 8 boss disposed normal characters like Bowser Jr. , Dixie Kong, Wiggler, Dry Bones, Funky Kong, Dry Bones, Birdo, Honey Queen, Tiny Kong, Petey Piranha, and Paratroopa with rubbish individuals like the 5 babies, metal characters, and animal clones of Mario and Peach. King Boo is better than the 9 clones. Dry Bones should replace Pink Gold Peach. Pink Gold Peach is the reason why Mario Kart 8's roster is totally garbage!

Bone Dry Dunes is insulting to every Dry Bowser fan out there. This course represents Dry Bowser, and yet we was not a playable character until DLC 2. (You brought in Pink Gold Peach? Pink Gold IRRELEVANT! I can't stand that stupid character! ) - DCfnaf

Mario Kart 8 was a great game, but we didn't need a character that has no history or a right to exist. Waluigi was made to be a partner for Wario in Mario Tennis, and it worked. Toadette was a partner for Toad in Mario Kart: Double Dash, and again, it worked. But with Baby Daisy, Baby Rosalina and Pink Gold Peach, it doesn't work here. They had no right to exist and had no history in any games other than Mario Kart, the former being in two Mario Kart games. Could have had good characters like Diddy Kong, Funky Kong, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones, Birdo and King Boo, but unfortunately, Pink Gold Peach is the final nail in the coffin. Only played as her twice. Once to get the stamp and the 2nd time as a joke. - dbret12

Why is this a thing?

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2Baby RosalinaBaby Rosalina is an infant version of Rosalina that first appeared as a playable unlockable character in Mario Kart 8 . Baby Rosalina isn't really well-liked, due to completely disregarding Rosalina's backstory, as well as being one of the 5 babies in the roster.

Individuals/consoles veterans in Bowser Jr, Diddy or King Boo? Nope. Now we have 3 nearly identical princess babies.

Baby rosalina and baby daisy are absolutely pointless characters. They weren't in partners in time so they make absolutely no sense at where they come from. Baby daisy wasnt even created in a Mario tennis game as a doubles partner for peach which would have made sense as well. No. They just made these to expand the roster. They could have included characters like diddy or dixie kong, king boo, or even Bowser jr for this game. Heck they could have even included baby wario or baby Bowser from partners in time instead of these senseless characters. Next in Mario kart 9, metal luigi and baby waluigi!

A new baby version of Rosalina. Lame. Rosalina is like a thousand times cooler than her. Baby Rosalina is like the most mature in all of the babies. What's next, baby Wario? Ha! Probably it's never gonna happen.

I hate Rosalina she reminds me of dreary old Elsa from the stupid Frozen Film

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3Cat Peach

If Funky Kong, Diddy Kong, Dry bones, king boo, petey piranha, honey queen, dixie kong, or tiny kong took her place, I would fling a mammoth rock at the super bell item or her horns.

We already have enough versions of Mario and Peach, Nintendo. We didn't want baby versions, metal versions, and heck, the power-ups were just dumb! In the next Mario Kart season, give us some crossover characters like Sonic, Pikachu, or Pokemon. If not, give us something like Nabbit, Kamek, Dixie/Funky/Diddy/Tiny Kong, Honey Queen, Dry Bones, King Boo, Boom Boom, Petey Piranha, Wiggler, Professor E Gadd, something we want! Not just clone versions of Mario and Peach! We don't want Green Bronze Luigi, either!

Better characters that did not appear in Mario Kart 8:
Dry Bones
Bowser Jr.
Honey Queen
Dixie Kong
Diddy Kong
Funky Kong
King Boo
Dry Bowser
You could choose one of these characters. But NO, we end up with a torpid animal clone of Peach that is dull and has no history!

Pauline could have been put in instead of more variations of peach.

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4Baby DaisyBaby Daisy is a minor character in the Super Mario Bros franchise. She is an infant version of Princess Daisy. She first appeared as a unlockable character in Mario Kart Wii, she later appeared as a unlockable character in Super Mario Sluggers, and finally is a default character in Mario kart 8.

Get the clones and Link's ass out of here and replace them with Honey Queen, Petey Piranha, Dry Bones, King Boo, Diddy Kong, Funky Kong, Dixie Kong, Kamek, Dry Bowser, and Paratroopa. Plus, she stole Shy Guy's spot in Mario Kart Wii.

Get the Villager and Isabelle out of here too! I still understand their presence, but COME ON! - DCfnaf

She can't race Daisy! She is Daisy! Plus, she is worse than Honey Queen. I rather Kamek as a character. Nobody likes Baby Daisy! Terrible Shy Guy replacement in Mario Kart Wii! Terrible clone of Daisy! If you play as her with any combination, you are typically gonna lose kart or bike control in hard courses like Sweet Sweet Canyon or Dolphin Shoals.

Oh she is just not terrible, we just don't need so many separate alternate versions of characters that deserve to be loved. I know ever since I knew Rosalina, I liked her, but Baby Rosalina? Such pointless idea to only create her for a spin-off that we are starting to hate. Whatever I just said about Baby whatever her name is also goes to Baby Daisy.

Really? Baby Daisy? Grow up.

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5Tankooni Mario

The most unoriginal character ever. Rest in tranquil Dry Bones, Diddy Kong, and Bowser Jr, we love you. Knowing my nasty luck and Nintendo, Tanooki Mario will return with Cat Peach. Let's just hope this idiot never opens the door for Fox Luigi, Cat Rosalina, or any Super Mario 3D video game powerup along the lines of that. Pointless character excuse that is just a clone of Mario. He's just Larry or Lemmy with two or more weight points that IS IT. I want to see Honey Queen make a return and have Kamek in the game. Kamek was meant to be a character in Mario Kart 8's roster, but was disqualified due to time constraints. It is approximately time Kamek gets a slot in the roster. Tanooki Mario and Cat Peach are dumb.

Seeing him and Cat Peach aggravates my soul. There are LITERALLY 4 versions of Mario and Peach in this game. 4. If only they were color change options I wouldn't mind, but they take up room that could have been used on more original characters such as Birdo, Honey Queen, Diddy/Dixie/Tiny Kong, Spike, anything other than a clone.. Etc

Can't they return the super leaf item rather than just make another clone character!?!? - recaller

Never disliked a character more

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6Metal Mario

First of all I thought that everyone hated the honey queen because she was too fat... I liked her but I never said anything because I knew that everyone would rage at me... Secondly I do hate how King Boo and Waluigi was cancelled but they would have appeared in the game if the release date was delayed... and thirdly I miss dry bones and diddy kong and they should replace metal Mario and pink gold peach because they are just rushed characters... and it would also be good if they had only 4 koopa characters and no baby rosalina... (With birdo and king boo replacing them as well as new characters) With those changes the rooster would have been one of the best. and Mario kart 8 would have been much greater... I think that Mario kart 8 is still the best though due to the course design...

The character roster isn't as diverse. There's too many babies! Baby Peach, Baby Daisy, and even Baby Rosalina! Then there's Metal Mario and Pink Gold Peach! Why is Metal Mario even a character? Metal Mario isn't even a person! He's just a power up from Super Mario 64! How can they be running out of ideas for Mario CHARACTERS? There's like a million! - DCfnaf

I didn't expect Metal Mario to return in Mario Kart 8. But he did. In the last game, he had no personality. Now he has personality. He's like a Bizzaro Mario now, making him a little cooler. "MIA MAMA! " I don't hate Metal Mario, I'm just happy Honey Queen isn't back. But either way, unlike Dry Bowser and Baby Rosalina, Metal Mario looks EXACTLY the same as Mario. There's no game at all that explains how Mario and Metal Mario are together! He was originally a power up too! Wow.

Why not give us Wiggler or Honey Queen of you wanted to bring back a Mario Kart 7 character? This is just lazy! - DCfnaf

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7Wendy O. KoopaWendy O. Koopa is a villainess in the Super Mario Bros. franchise. She is a member of the Koopalings, and the only female member of the group. Her trademark attack is her ability to summon glowing rings that float around.

If you don't like the koopalings, then that's 7 characters who you do not care for, and in a small roster of 29, it's completely asinine how these 7 bastards represent almost 1/4 of the roster.

She and her six brothers suck. Worst boss characters in video game history.

I do like Ludwig and Iggy, but they should've been put into palette swaps since as far as the roster goes, they seem like clones of each other. - DCfnaf

She looks like Wally Gator's hooker.

This is not the type of character that should stay on this list.

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Lemmy needs to go back to his ball!

Diddy Kong was replaced by this stupid moron?!

Lemmy's annoying voice makes him sound like a girl.

I like lemmy and diddy Kong they just needed more time and they're both be in

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9Princess 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.

"HI I'M DAISY! " "Sigh". I really despise Daisy. She's ugly, that dress looks ridiculous, and she needs to get into a mainstream Mario game. But I don't want her to not be in the games. I know she won't stop appearing, similar to Waluigi. If she wasn't in the game I know that would upset people and I wouldn't be very happy either. If Pink Gold Peach was gone, I don't care.

I'm glad that there's actually someone who likes Daisy AND Rosalina. THANK GOD. - DCfnaf

DAISY IS THE BEST CHARACTER ON THE FACE OF THE Mario KART UNIVERSE! Get out all you loser haters who aren't good enough to be able to use her properly! And if the only thing you have against her is the "Hi I'm Daisy" comment from 1,000,000 years ago, well TIME TO MOVE ON YA SHALLOW TWITS! She's a beautiful feisty girl who can drive like nobody's business! SHE KNOWS WHAT SHE WANTS AND HOW TO GET IT! And P.S. Her voice is lovely and spunky too. Just like her!

The only annoying thing about her is her voice - Hakros323

I will admit that I used to dislike her, but I don't anymore. There's no reason for her inclusion on this list. Despite the fact that I hate her bratty fans more than Rosalina's, she should be in the game. - DCfnaf

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10Baby Peach

Nintendo seriously needs to stop making babies. They are a waste of character slots, AND super annoying! Their voices are such a pain to hear! I just want to cover my ears every time this pink idiot passes by me!

They should've stopped with the baby princess nonsense at Baby Peach and Daisy in Mario Kart Wii and replaced them with Shy Guy and Lakitu. Yes, I'm severely pissed at the fact they tossed out Nabbit, Bowser Jr, Dixie Kong, Kamek, King Boo, Dry Bones, Honey Queen, Funky Kong, Birdo, and Diddy Kong for 7 insignificant clone characters that nobody cares about like Pink Gold Peach, Metal Mario, and the 5 babies.

Terrible, terrible character. If Honey Queen opened the entrance for the other experts like dry bones or Bowser jr, I would throw a large rock at her or at the baby quintet.

Sorry. I love Peach but Baby Peach is just a waste

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Larry looks like a Looney Tunes reject.

I wonder if you can have a pikmin: Bowser edition where the pikmin are just koopalings... that would be strange... but it's a good idea for an April Fools joke - Harri666

I'm not even gonna talk about this idiot of a character

Yes and he's a fairly decent lightweight

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I don't hate Lakitu, but he's simply forgettable. Why do you have a character who starts and ends the race, and have the same character be a playable character? I know that there is more than one Lakitu, but I just don't feel comfortable with her being playable.

He already picks you up in the course, why put him as a driver? There are so many other characters. - Garythesnail

When you fall of the course playing this character it's like Lakitu picking up Lakitu.

This is just weird has he like made clones of himself so he can multi-task

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Koopalings suck. They're the go to characters for crappy filler and give a tremendous excuse for Nintendo to be lazy. "Unique bosses which correspond with their lands? No! We'll toss in the koopalings and have them do the same retro trash of rehash the boss battle with projectile flinging and shell spinning. Embrace the suck.

Ludwig sucks. He's done that projectile fling and shell spin routine in five different games. His boss battle in SMW was a rehash of SMB3. Ludwig is the worst video game boss character in history.

Why shouldn't Ludwig be on the list? He sucks.

Look no offense but Ludwig is my favourite character in the game I love him

I play as him the most also, but come on they took up too much space. If they got rid of the babies and the metal characters, having the Koopalings wouldn't be as bad. - DCfnaf

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And people talk about Rosalina being overrated. Koopalings easily take that cake by far.

Hearing this moron's voice makes me want to punch Morton in his eye.

I hate comically stupid characters and this moron takes it.

Overused online. - DCfnaf

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I think villager is creepy the way he just stares from the corner of his eyes.

Oh my god. Why? Look, I understand Link being in it because they have many encounters. But this? No. I DO NOT want Animal Crossing characters in my Mario Kart Game. But I know it's a kids' game and that he's DLC so I won't complain too much.

Why is he in it? I mean, it's called Mario Kart. It's kind of one thing with a character like Link, who's well-known like Mario, but the Villager can be creepy. - Garythesnail

It's Animal Crossing DLC. So he's fine.

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16Shy Guy

I hate Shy Guy when he is against me in online because he is very good. He is a good character though and fun when I use him.

I like this character because you have different colors, which gives you variety, similar to Yoshi. You know who doesn't have this? TOAD!

Top ten person take him off the list he's too good to be here

How could anybody hate shy guy? :( - RockStarr

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I did a really good imitation of him when I was younger. - RiverClanRocks

I hate comically stupid characters and this idiot takes it.

Stop offending the koopalings they are my favourite characters like ever and no matter how many people abuse the koopalings I still be a super fan

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18Dry Bowser

Don't get me wrong by what I say here. I love Dry Bowser. He's a very cool character. It would just be nice if I could see the Mario game where Bowser creates a half dead version of himself and they are somehow in the same universe. Hey at least he's better than Metal Mario and Pink Gold Peach.

I... Actually think Dry Bowser is a good choice... - Hakros323

Lol! Who put Dry Bowser on this list?

Yeah he just wrecks everyone with his speed acceleration and weight if he touch you go flying out of the stadium

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Yes, it IS great to play as yourself, but why did Nintendo give us bad voices?

I approve of getting to play as yourself in the game, but why must my Nintendo game counterpart sound so stupid? That's my only problem. They should have been mute like in the latest Smash Bros installments.

The Miis look so stupid. I look like an angry bald dude. The least they could've done was remove the helmets or let you see hair under the helmets. But I do like they added helmets. But I'm still salty.

I honestly like getting to play as yourself but why did Nintendo give us bad voices

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I don't like Animal Crossing in my Mario games! I could slide off the Villager a bit, but why do we need ANOTHER Animal Crossing Character? This could've been Zelda instead!

Why am I currently the only comment for her? Why is she so low on this list? She looks so incredibly stupid and idiotic! Why Nintendo, why?

Please. We need King Boo. Or Dry Bones. Any one of those is fine.

Favorite character from the Animal Crossing series.

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