Top 10 Mario Power Ups

The Top Ten

1 Fire Flower

You can shoot fireballs like a ranged weapon but most enemies (we're looking at you dry bones) are invincible. Great against Bowser but it can't get rid of his fireballs. In Super Mario Galaxy / Super Mario Galaxy 2 unfortunately you can't use it for long and it is hard to use; but if you master it all the goombas will be running away (just like Meta Knight in SSB)! Anyway out of interest I'm not the creator of this list (I swear).

Destroy anything, and everything, you can even kill some giant fat turtle dragon with this - amenyoussef

Hitting an enemy with a fire ball is one of the most satisfying things in mario games.

2 Racoon Suit

The best power-up from Super Mario Bros. 3 it gives you the ability to sly and can turn invisible, and by the the way its called the Tannoki Suit not the raccoon suit. - egnomac

I call it the acorn suit

This is amazing

3 Mega Mushroom

I love being big and crushing everything in my way. It makes me do powerful! Not even bowser is tough anymore compared to me!

It makes Mario invincible and severely big. It first aired in New Super Mario Bros DS.

May not be in many Mario Games but not having this as #1 is a sillier decision than placing a button that your enemy can touch and brake the floor open.

If you get one of these, you can destroy literally everything except the terrain. Not so tough now are you, Bowser?

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4 Ice Flower

You can jump on waterfalls with this item and skate on water. Enough said.

Too bad this didn't return for SMG2.

5 Super Star

Not only the best to use, but also has the best music

If I made these top tens I would make this number 2

I love the super star plus it has great music

#1 power up

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6 Penguin Suit

How is this not in the top 5
1. Ice balls (rip ice flower)
2. Can slide when dashing (rip NSMB ds shell)
3. Good swimming (rip frog suit)
4. You don't slide on ice

The power up that made the frog suit and ice flower obsolete

Underrated Power Up.
1. Shoots Ice Balls
2. Can slide (kills enemies, crosses water)
3. Better Swimming
4. Doesn’t slide on ice

Slide along the ice super quick. shoot ice. and swim super fast definitely the best power
it's weird hot it isn't better than the ice flower

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7 Metal Cap

Why is the Metal Cap only No.8? It should be at least No.2 or No.3. Metal Mario is my 2nd favorite Mario franchise character (my favorite is Luigi) and the Metal Cap is my favorite Mario game Power-up. Metal Mario has become a popular Mario character too. He has appeared in the origional Super Smash bros., Super Smash bros. Melee, Mario Kart 7, Mario Kart 8, and even Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. I'm pretty sure that the Metal Cap is the only Mario Power-up that has become a character.

Why is the Metal Cap No.8? It should be at least No.2 or No.3! It makes you almost completely invincible, though it's limited. Metal Mario is actually my 2nd favorite Mario character (Luigi is my number 1 favorite) and the Metal Cap is my favorite Mario game Power-up. Metal Mario has become a popular Mario franchise character too he's appeared in Super Smash bros. Melee, the origional Super Smash bros., Mario Kart 7, Mario Kart 8, and even Mario Kart 8 Deluxe!

If you have played mario for a very long time,youll know that the metal cap is also in super mario 64

8 Propeller Suit

May not looks strong as it offer no ability to get rid of the enemy, but hey, fight is not always the only option, right? Thanks for Koopa troops has extremely poor air force this suit will often send you to the sky(if there is no ceiling) with no resistance from Koopa Troops in the remaining level as long as there are safe point to land occasionally.

Do I even need to explain?

Number 1 love it

Really Cool - Top10Masterz

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9 Yoshi Egg

No, Yoshi is not a power up but the egg yes so to all those people saying no the Yoshi egg is a power up, BUT Yoshi itself is a character.

Uh... no Yoshi doesn't count

Most op power up! You need to sacrifice him sometimes which sucks

Is he a power up?

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10 Cloud Flower

One word: Broken

This powerup is so op and exploitive and I love it for that reason - thunderstar1124

One of the reasons why Galaxy 2 is awesome.
Beautiful idea, Nintendo has invented some stages around this power-up that are simply the best

The Contenders

11 Super Mushroom
12 Mini Mushroom


It's like a key, it can be used to access secrets. Jump higher, walk on water, smaller hitbox, and can be used on speedruns (don't forget the NSMBW hint in world 3 where Mario used bullet bills to reach the goal). - Qryzx

You die fast with this one but you can walk on water and he jumps like twice as high as normal!

Makes you walk on water make sure you bring it on water levels

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13 Bee Mushroom

So cute

14 Rock Mushroom

Rock mushroom is a creative power-up. It feels out of place and stands out to me. I wish the next 3D Mario game after odyssey has this power-up in a creative level.

It's just awesome

15 Cape Feather

Easily the best flying power-up.

Super Mario World introduced a lot of concepts: Yoshi, spin jumps, cool bowser fights, and the cape feather. You can fly continuously, kill munchers and other enemies, and spin your cape to kill other enemies. This should be n.1



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16 Boo Mushroom

First appearance:Super Mario Galaxy

This power up sucks

You turn into a ghost can fly forever in the dark as well getting the power to vanish through walls.
Oh, and did I mention that other ghosts fall in love with you?

17 Red Star

I like this because you can fly plus Super Mario Galaxy is AWESOME!

18 Bee Suit
19 Gold Flower

This power up speaks for it self ITS GOLD

Its sastifiying to use

20 Wing Cap

First appearance:Super Mario 64

21 Blue Shell Blue Shell The spiny shell, commonly referred to as the blue shell, is a well-known power-up item of the Mario Kart series of video games.

Nothing sets more fear in my heart than this little bugger...

This is awesome it should be higher

Blue shell is awesome.

22 Super Bell (Cat Mario)

I think it's the most useful why is it so low

23 Tanooki Leaf
24 Hammer Suit

How about turning into a hammer bro and making it rain hammers?

25 Frog Suit

Frog suit is one of the coolest power ever it turns you into a frog it gives you better swimming underwater
also if you use this one land I know it makes you slow but it is useful for underwater levels this power is awesome.

26 Shell Mario

Why is this so low? This power up is SO FUN to toy around with in loads of levels especially speed running World 4-2.

27 Boomerang Flower
28 Star

I have never heard of this is this the same as a Super Star?

Isn't this the same as a Super Star?

29 Cat Mario


30 Boomerang Mario


31 Invincibility Leaf

The most powerful item in the series+ the most fun power up to use = SASTYFACTION!

32 Goomba's Shoe

Best and most underrated power-up. Ever

33 The Pickaxe
34 Coin
35 Multiple Mario

5 marios vs 1 boss. It's awesome

Amazing it should be number 8 it makes another you!
They gotta bring it back!
Oh and did I mention it is called the double cherry?

36 Tanooki Suit

First appearance:Super Mario Bros. 3

37 Lucky Bell

First appearance:Super Mario 3D World

38 Double Cherry
39 Lakitu's Cloud
40 Skinny Mushroom

Whoever added this, it's called "Weird Mushroom"

41 Flower
42 Super Acorn
43 White Tanooki Suit

Helps you in levels your struggling with. But it just makes it too easy then. - B1ueNew


44 Blazing Mushroom

Is this even real I saw it on Fantendo

45 Ghost Mushroom
46 Spring Mushroom
47 Vanish Cap

Way Cooler than the Wing Cap and Metal Cap

48 Pal Pill

First appearance:Super Paper Mario

Woah. A whole 8-bit army of Mario's!

49 Copy Flower

First appearance:Mario & Luigi:Partners In Time

50 Dash Pepper

First appearance:Super Mario Galaxy 2

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