10 Most Underrated Mario Characters


The Top Ten

1 Princess Peach Princess Peach Princess Peach is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. She is the lead female of the The Mario franchise. She is usually the character who needs saved in most Mario Games, but also has appeared as a playable character in the Main-Series Mario Games, including Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario ...read more.

She is underrated on this site. She almost gets as much hate as Justin Bieber and like him gets added on negative lists. I don't know why she gets a lot of hate. She is a good character. She's pretty, smart, sweet and deserves more. She can be helpful at times. Don't listen to the guy who says Peach is the worst character in gaming. He wouldn't let you state a positive opinion about Peach. He expects you to say she is annoying, aggressive, bossy, hates to win and complains a lot. She doesn't. He does and likes his own comments like a narcissist. He says she overrated when that's complete BS. He will come at this comment, just watch as this gets dislikes as he proves himself to you! Come at me, bro! Liking Peach is legal! You can't make us hate her!

I do not know why Peach is so hated by most people. Many people believe she's "whining" and "girly". She IS NOT whining. She IS NOT girly. She's only polite, pure and noble. If she "cries", there is a reason: she is always kidnapped by a monster from which she can not defend herself. The other princesses don't cry because they are never kidnapped by anyone. Then, of course blonde hair is better than reddish or whitish...

Her hate is so bs. She is not mean. She always invites Mario over even if nothing is wrong. She went to save Mimi and befriended her even when Mimi was rude to her. Peach refused to do nothing when he heard about Mario's friends problems and when Mario was captured.

She isn't useless she can glide I bet that helped a lot of people in SM3DW and I bet her healing came in handy in SMRPG. She also usually sends Mario items like 1up Mushrooms or information WHILE IN Bowser'S CUSTODY!

Ugly is a matter of opinion but no she is not she is gorgeous and beautiful! Peach is gorgeous and beautiful! Peach is gorgeous and beautiful! Peach is gorgeous and beautiful! (come at me haters)

Her voice it can always change it already did once it can change again. Her hair is blond so is Link's, Zelda's, Rosalina's, etc... Her outfits are pink hate me too than I wear it sometimes too. Be shallow and hate people for what color they like.

See all the hate for her is stupid! Peach ...more

Peach's portrayal in Super Paper Mario was good. Unfortunately, she's just a helpless damsel in distress in the majority of her games, and we tend to get tired of that. - Treacle

YAY Finally the comments aren't as stupid. #LovePeachDaisyandRosalina. I love all of the Nintendo girls, why should someone get hate? Pink is Peach's favorite color, so why should she get bullied for that? Her personality is nothing she can change, and she is so beautiful like Daisy and Rosalina! Her "Did I win" was her trademark winning animation. I always loved when she said that. Her voice is so soft and calming like Daisy and Rosalina's. In Mario Party she says "We're all Superstars." Even though she won, she still nice to her friends and boyfriend Mario. Peach is such a sweetheart and I wanna kiss this beautiful princess! :D George Shaw

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2 Mario Mario Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super ...read more.

Mario is often labelled overrated just because he is the main character but he gets a lot of hate in the Mario fandom so calling him overrated makes no sense whatsoever. Luigi is the one who is overrated as he has fans who love him for the wrong reasons.

I don't understand why people treat Luigi as a god and treat Mario as a Satan. I love both of them equally. I cannot stand when people say Luigi is better than Mario. He is not better than Mario nor Mario is better than Luigi.

Why does everybody hate Mario so much? He started the whole series. And I can't stand it when people treat Luigi like the son of Jesus, and treat Mario like Satan. I like both of them but I like Mario a little bit more. So please people, don't treat Mario like he's a bad guy, causes he's not. It shows in Mario&Luigi Partners in Time that Mario has goodness in his heart. - nintendofan126

Mario is my favorite video game icon in fact I started liking him again since I was fifteen back in 1997 and back in Christmas 1997 I got super Mario 64 with the Nintendo 64 and a Mario bean bag plushy and it's very sad about captain lou albano and danny welles from the super Mario bros super show and I believe there should be a reboot of it called the super Mario show and it would hosted by charles martainet who does Mario's voice in the Mario games and it would be based on all the Mario games and popular movies like superman lord of the rings Jurassic park and an episode called king Mario the legend of the plunger and the episode that can be based on the superman movies can be called the steel man the episode that be based on the movies of lord of the rings can be called lord of the coins and the episode that be based on Jurassic park can be called Jurassic bowser and other episodes about when they go on some adventures like Mario's time machine mad toad the crystal koopa an episode ...more

He's isn't underrated. He's the main character for god's sake. - RosalinaX

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3 Toad Toad Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her. He first appeared in the classic game, USA exclusive Super Mario Bros. 2 for the NES. Since then he has been a reoccurring ...read more.

By Nintendo standards, Toad is incredibly underrated. And when it comes to the community, nobody likes him whatsoever. (On this website he's heavily hated because of a mis-blame; he doesn't appear in Super Mario Bros, those were other Toads/Mushroom Retainers.)

As the top user has stated, people often cry about Luigi getting no glory when he got a year to himself. Toad on the other hand had one game... which was a puzzle game (redundant) that didn't even have his name (instead Wario's) in the title.

Toad is always given a small role in games, he's never playable and if he is then it's reduced to either a sidekick or a minor character that can only be played in one portion of the game (4x100m Rally in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for example). In the Mario Kart franchise he's often the small, weak character (that only succeeds in acceleration) that can't do much and isn't a main to any player.

Nintendo treats the character like he's some sort of chew ...more - KennyRulz244444

In my eyes, Toad is (along with Daisy) the most underrated & over hated Mario character. Seriously, people are constantly raving on about how Luigi never gets any glory, when in reality, he's arguably MORE popular than his brother, has the largest fanbase of any Mario character, plus a well-received, prolific spin off series (in addition to already being the prominent deuteragonist of the main series) & had an entire YEAR in his honor (This is coming from someone who loves Luigi, but I'm not trash talking him or anything, just using him as an example to prove my point). Compare that to Toad, who gets negative to mixed reception among gamers, is constantly being relegated to a mere NPC or tutorial guide, had only one starring role, which was an obscure puzzle game with Wario's name in the title (Captain Toad doesn't count), & whenever he IS an active hero, like in SMB2 or 3D World, he's barely acknowledged & gets no gratification. & on top of all that, he's continuously going through ...more

Another question: why Toad is so hated? The majority of people says that Toad is annoying, unbearable, childish. In fact, people think the same thing about Peach, but this fact is not true for either of them. First, Toad is always compared to Mario, which has a lot of courage. So, everyone starts to think that Toad is a wimp, even if it is not at all, as shown in the Super Mario Bros. Series, where he coragiously attended with Mario and Luigi for rescuing Peach. Another criticism by much people is the voice, which is considered too annoying. According to me it is not at all. In fact, Toad is small, and this high-pitched voice is natural for a person of his size. I never imagined Toad with a large-man voice... Along with Bowser Jr., Toad is in my opinion one of the most cute characters of the serie though hated by the rest of the world.

Hell no, he isn't annoying and his special abilities are fun, he doesn't move too fast and he is a good jumper - ZesaX

Toad is my favorite character, because unlike Daisy or Peach or Wario, he's not overrated or annoying. He's a helpful guide, and one of the oldest Mario characters in existence. Sure, he has a role in Captain Toad but it was just a small role really. He's playable in many games, but I'm surprised he doesn't have his own five games where he is the main character and he has to save Peach. That would be a good story! :D - RosalinaX

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4 Pauline Pauline Pauline, also known as Daniella Verducci, is the original damsel-in-distress whom Mario must rescue from the eponymous ape in the original Donkey Kong.

Pauline is so underrated that she doesn't even score high for the underrated list.

She's so underrated that even after 30+ years of appearing in many games she still hasn't been playable even once. Meanwhile characters like Pink Gold Peach are being created left and right. She's been overlooked for a long time. Definitely one of the most underrated in my opinion. - SweetBasil

I know right? Such wasted potential, and for that she is in a mediocre spot (for me, at least). - Qryzx

It seems Pauline's popularity has gone down the drain to the point where she is unappreciated. I don't know who Pauline is but I have to say she was probably the most popular one of all until Nintendo decided to get rid of her. I wish they would bring her back. I mean Rosalina has got to go.

I really can't believe that they add Baby characters and Pink Gold Peach when they haven't even brought back Pauline as a playable character or a Damsel In Distress for once. It would be nice if she replaced Peach for a moment, right? Also would make a very original character for Mario Kart. - RosalinaX

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5 Waluigi Waluigi Waluigi is a selfish, greedy man who works closely with the infamous Wario. He is Luigi's rival and is known as the opposite of him. Waluigi first appeared in the Gameboy Color game, Mario Tennis as Wario's partner. He has appeared in every Mario Tennis game since, still remaining as Wario's partner. ...read more.

Screw all of you Waluigi haters. If you hate Waluigi then you should die. Seriously he is the most underrated character. He should be higher than Rosalina and Toad. They are Overrated. People hate him for the wrong reasons.
1) He doesn't have his own game.
So what? Toad doesn't have his own game. ( captain toad doesn't count) People love him.
2) He has no personality.
Explain your definition of personality. Because Waluigi has picked up a funny personality.
3) He's Unoriginal.
Bowser Jr is unoriginal and yet people still love him to the point of hating the koopalings. And anyways he's not even close to being as unoriginal as Pink Gold Peach.
4) He was only created as a partner for Wario.
Yeah but that's still better than why they created baby daisy or baby rosalina or pink gold peach.

All of this is NINTENDO'S fault not Waluigi's. They should make a Waluigi pinball game.

Why is Waluigi so hated? He's a very funny character and his mischiefs are amazing! - Nintendonix

Waluigi is THE most underappreciated Mario character. He's Nintendo's comic relief punching bag and he's a hilarious comic villain/antihero like Wario. Give him some respect, he's actually pretty smart, even though he always fails.

I do like Toad because of his voice but he should deserve some love and Nintendo should to get him in Smash.

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6 Bowser Jr. Bowser 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.

He's the man! well turtle

i LOVE him

"First of all, Bowser Jr is over hated. Second of all, Koopalings are overrated compared to Rosalina. - DCfnaf"
Agree totally but I meant people hate Rosalina 'being in every game after Galaxy' but jr appears in every game after sunshine & no1 gives a rats@$$. And I mean jr is just a clone of baby bowser not a clone of himself xp

Nope overrated all he is is a bowser jr clone & yet he is more loved than bowser himself.

Also no one cares he came in at sunshine and has appeared in practally all games since while koopalings r left 2 b personalityless nobodies, but everyone throws a fit over Rosalina. what.

7 Birdo Birdo Birdo is a dinosaur that is well known for her (or his) confused Gender. It was originally stated that Birdo was a male who believed he was a female, but this was changed in later games. Birdo is commonly referred to as a girl, however, they are in a relationship with Yoshi. Birdo first appeared in ...read more.

So much people hate birdo but why, because it's an undetermined gender? Well that doesn't make a character bad, does it? Anyways, you Birdo haters should go away. - HELLADERE120

Yea this should be #1 Birdo whether he or she it shouldn't matter. She still sweet she helped make sure Peach's voice wasn't stolen and knows and stands up for herself. There's really no reason to hate Birdo just cause it could be a he instead of a she or whatever.

Birdo should be top 1! I'm not kidding! I do appreciate Rosalina being top 1 because she is not that well-loved, but Princess Peach is overrated as hell!

Sorry but I think you have that backwards buddy. Peach is the overhated one and Rosalina is the overrated one if anything

I think people hate birdo beacause it was evil.

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8 Boo

Boo is to awesome! People just hate him because you can't kill him unless you have a star or the golden leaf, and he is a minion.
I loved boo since I was 6 and he needs more fans.

Yes, though kind of a balance of popular and underrated. - thelegendaries101

No boo is cute - AnimeSucksAzz969x

Oh yeah - Noudritman123

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9 Rosalina Rosalina Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She first appeared in the popular Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010 . Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games ...read more.

Holy crap. Look at HOW MANY people hate Rosalina lately. JUST LOOK IT UP. She gets SO MUCH HATE for THREE REASONS.

1. She looks sexually attractive.

Oh sorry, I mean her EMO hair...I have seen SO MANY PEOPLE call her a hentai because of it. It's a DESIGN OF HER HAIR AND DRESS. It has NOTHING to do with her character. I will bet all the money I have that if Rosalina didn't have emo hair and looked similar to Peach and Daisy, she would get less hate.

2. She replaced Daisy in Super Smash Bros 4

Two words. BULL CRAP. I have seen SO MANY DAISY FANS hate Rosalina because she's "taking the spotlight from Daisy". DAISY BARELY APPEARED IN ANYTHING BEFORE ROSALINA EXISTED. Also, you hate a fictional character because you wanted the other fictional character to get into a game? Yeah it's ridiculous.

3. She's appearing in more games.


"... The first thing to look at is the physical aspect, which reflects his dazed, stupid personality:she has an Emo-like look and a white skin like a sick goth."

Wow so your shallow? You judge her physical appearance. And all human Mario females have really white skin so I guess they all have that look like 'a sick goth. '

1st off: Rosalina is FEMALE

2nd: How is she stupid? She raised Luma's by herself, built a spaceship with a planet with the help of Luma's, knows a lot about the universe and how it all works so in that respect she's probably a lot smarter than you.

How is Rosalina Underrated? She is the best! And I don't see why people are so obssesed with comparing her to Peach, They look alike because Rosalina's original story was her being related to Peach but it was dropped. Rosalina is strong, independend and motherly and also Important, which gives her a higher rate than Peach and Daisy (especially Daisy, who is so irrelevant nowadays, even if I touch a nerve it still is the truth).

The hate on her is really annoying. I honestly don't get why people hate her so much. I mean, if it's about the fan base than sure, but it seems like so many people hate her just because she has a ton of fans. - RosalinaX

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10 Ludwig von Koopa Ludwig von Koopa Ludwig Von Koopa is a villain in the Super Mario Franchise. He is the self-proclaimed leader of the Koopalings and has a pompous and arrogant personality. He is said to have all the powers of the other six Koopalings. He can clone himself, cause earthquakes, teleport, and shoot lightning bolts from ...read more.

In mario bros and friends: when I grow up Ludwig von koopa is cute!

This is the most popular koopaling... - DCfnaf

He is my third favorite kopaling first is Lemmy. The Koopalings should not be hated (except for you Larry) most of their boss battles are fun and on minions quest they all have emotions (even Larry)

"What ar you talking about? How the hell does LARRY and ROY have personality? "
I'm saying none of the koopalings have personality not Ludwig or Larry or Roy or Wendy or any of the other koopalings they r all bland personalityless bosses

Anon, I never really seen Ludwig's Personality, plus in my opinion, Wendy has the most personality. - Qryzx

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The Contenders

11 Wendy O. Koopa Wendy O. Koopa Wendy O. Koopa is a female villain in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She is the only female member of the Koopalings and can usually be found assisting Bowser and Bowser Jr . on their wicked plans with the rest of the Koopalings . She first appeared in Super Mario Bros . 3 in 1988 and since then has been ...read more.

Extremely Sissy Spoiled Brats like Wendy O Koopa deserve:

1. To get her Ass/Butt kicked by the Super Mario Bros.

2. To be Grounded for life by Bowser.

3. To be Spanked by Bowser.

4. To be Locked up in Prison by Princess Peach.

5. To strip Wendy of her Bling by Bowser and Super Mario Bros.

To be honest, having a bratty personality is way better than having no personality at all, you got to admit. Wendy is supposed to be spoiled, that's why she wears expensive jewelry. - Qryzx

So what if she's bratty? She gets way more hate than Bowser Jr. who is really bratty too.

Stop hating on her! Let me just say, I don't really like her either, but you guys should see that she has a very unique personality. She's stylish, bratty, and the only female koopa out of all the koopalings. Why can't you at least respect that? - RosalinaX

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12 Wario Wario Wario 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 is fairly underrated (this is coming from a Wario fan) but I understand why people don't like him. Personally I think he's an awesome antihero. - DCfnaf

People hate him because he's fat and ugly. How shallow.

I do feel like he is underrated and should be at least in the top 5 on this list. He gets so overshadowed by Waluigi. - PeeledBanana

He's fat, ugly, and gross. He should fade away and they should give Waluigi a better partner.

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13 Koopa Troopa Koopa Troopa Koopa Troopas, or just simply Koopas, known in Japan as Nokonoko, are a fictional race of turtle or tortoise-like creatures from the Mario series, as well as its sister Yoshi series.

Koopa is an awesome turtle who looks a whole lot like yellow Yoshi.

Correction: It's actually the other way around. YELLOW YOSHI looks a lot like KOOPA. The turtle is older than yoshi.

He should be used more in games like smash bros and RPGs

Aw.This cute turtle is underrated.🙁

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

Princess Daisy is underrated! I can't believe people are saying that Princess Peach is the overrated one when critics gave her an unbelievably positive reception.

Conversely, Daisy seems to be more loved by the people than Peach. And, why you do prefer a crazy, annoying person in relation to hers beautiful counterpart, I say?
First, let's start with her voice. Horrible. Shrill, but too much. She screams as a crazed when she is happy, when she is sad, when it's sunny and when there is rain. When she loses the challenges, she issues a cry equal to a four-year-old girl one. We'll speak then of her personality:so mad, so all too eager to meet new people. I don't know if you would like that a person will always follow you like a shadow, continuously annoying you.
And they call her personality "vivacious" and "cheerful". In my opinion, Daisy is neither vivacious nor cheerful, deserves to be locked in a madhouse. Third reason, they created Daisy only to find a "friend" to Peach. She also had originally the same physical appearance as Peach. That's why I hate Daisy. And I've said it all.

Princess Daisy is one of the most underrated Mario characters ever. Why you no believe me?! It's rude to say that Princess Peach is underrated and Princess Daisy is overrated.

She's overrated on the top tens but everywhere else she's underrated. - Randomteenager

She’s loved a lot. She’s not underrated. She’s loved more than peach!

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15 Dr. Mario Dr. Mario Dr. Mario is the persona Mario takes in the Dr. Mario series. Under this identity, Mario dons a lab coat, a head mirror, and a stethoscope around his neck. He first appeared in his titular game, Dr. Mario.
16 Toadette Toadette Toadette 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.

Toadette- Underrated and honestly better than Peach or Daisy
Rosalina- Definitely hated and underrated, but has better personality then Peach
Peach- Overrated and Annoying, not to mention those fans that attack you at every giving moment
Daisy- Has a unique attitude, I'd put her in the middle - RosalinaX

She is my favorite character in the whole franchise!

One of the greatest female characters in the game. - RockStarr

List of females in Mario and where they’re at by popularity:
Peach - Overhated
Daisy - Somewhat Underrated
Rosalina - Overrated
Toadette - Underrated
Pauline - Underrated
Birdo - Underrated (I’m not exactly sure if it’s a girl or boy, but I counted Birdo anyway)
These are all just my opinion though, and based on what I’ve heard and seen.

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17 Lady Bow

This makes me so happy that she is here because she's one of my favorite Mario characters. She's a boo, she's machivious, a brave and great leader, and is very strong & helpful in the game she was in. She's so awesome & wish she had more fans because she deserves it


The baddest bitch since Princess Peach

18 Petey Piranha Petey Piranha

He's the only piranha plant who got to be playable, and now he doesn't even get that. What the hell, Nintendo.

One of the best bosses made for Mario, and doesn't get to be playable anymore. What a shame.

The funniest thing the Mario franchise ever created, creating a frightening creature into a hilarious one is a brilliant feat - Enmanu16


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19 Penguin Coach

This is the guy from Super Mario Galaxy, right?

20 Mallow

Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars is severely underrated. So is Mallow. PSSparkxx DatHottneSS fails to see the positive aspects of Mallow even though he gets undeserved, overly harsh hate for hating Princess Daisy. Princess Daisy isn't a terrible character, but I wish she didn't get so much love for how Deanna Mustard makes her sound like a teenage hillbilly which does not match her at all and makes her unreasonably miscast.

Is he in Mario RPG?

21 Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi, once romanized as Yossy, is a fictional anthropomorphic dinosaur who appears in video games published by Nintendo. He is most known for his appearances in the Yoshi and Mario franchises.

Someone actually thinks Yoshi is underrated. You HAVE to be joking. - DCfnaf

Yoshi may be 1st, still isn't high enough. Gotta get to that sweet 0.9! - Breckin

Can we actually have some underrated Mario characters!
(though Yoshi is the best Mario character)

Well lets just put it this way! He is underrated on YouTube if you know what I mean!

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22 Koopa Paratroopa
23 Dry Bones Dry Bones Dry Bones is a common enemy species in the Super Mario series of video games since „Super Mario Bros. 3“ (1988). After his first debut as a playable character in „Mario Superstar Baseball“ (2005), he became a fan-favorite and also got playable in other spin-offs of the Mario series.

I seriously love dry bones. He's the only character that I use in Mario kart wii. People only hate him because of how annoying he can be in castle levels in Super Mario brothers. You stomp on him and then comes back to life in a few seconds.

Dry bones needs more credit. He's only in castle levels and spin off titles. He was going to be in Mario kart 8 but was replaced by pink gold peach.

24 Mona

Unfortunately, the only character from WarioWare that gets any attention from Nintendo or the fans is Ashley.

Alright. I need to set something straight here. Where is Mona is SSB? They have Ashley, yeah, but where's the lovable ginger who, has a range of talents. If she can play bass, cheer-lead like crazy, be a super cute photographer and can explore other places, why not include her in other games? I quite like Ashley, but damn she's overrated!

That's because Mona is a dumb@$$ Mary Sue fanserviced garbage & why people only care for her is because her obsession with wario that if she had any brain she wouldn't have. She shouldn't have any fans, and deserves to be thrown in lava & forever forgotten.

Still not in Smash Ultimate, not even as an unlockable or an assist trophy.

25 Goomba Goomba Goombas, known in Japan as Kuribo, are a species of sentient mushrooms from Nintendo's Mario franchise.

He has killed Mario more times than other enemies.

26 Kamek Kamek Kamek is a common enemy in the Mario Bros. Franchise. He usually appears in New Super Mario Bros. Games, Super Mario Bros. Games, or other similar games. He also appears in spinoff titles, like Mario Party, in which he is not a playable character but creates an obstacle for the players on their way ...read more.

Ugh. Cat Peach, Gold Peach, Metal Mario, even BABIES get into Mario Kart but they can't even add original characters like Kamek. So sad. - RosalinaX

I don't feel he gets enough attention. He makes for a good villain, always showing up to cause trouble. Sure, he's annoying, but he's supposed to be. He's a bad guy! I especially like him in Dream Team, where he flat-out crossdresses throughout an ENTIRE LEVEL. - Garythesnail

The attack of the Playstation buttons - shawnmccaul22

Ah, unlike the bowser, luigi, and shy guy

This one is underrated, and needs much more popularity

Its flippin Harry Potters Turtle.

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27 Bowser Bowser Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first ...read more.

He is awesome! My favorite boss fight was in "New Super Mario Bros U" because he had tons of attacks. I want him to be in more Mario games.

28 Dixie Kong Dixie Kong

Still better than Pink Gold Peach.

That's just mean, saying Dixie Kong is better than Princess Daisy!

29 Fire Bro
30 Diddy Kong Diddy Kong Diddy Kong is a fictional character in the Donkey Kong series of video games, first appearing in the 1994 game Donkey Kong Country.
31 Pink Gold Peach Pink Gold Peach

Who the hell added this - Randomator

My favorite character

This character literally describes hell in a picture... - Breckin

She's such an original character she deserves more apprecation! you Pink Gold Peach haters don't know quality at all! how can you not like her?

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32 Luma Luma

Luma is honestly way too underrated! - Breckin

Luma is just as Overatted as Rosalina! Plus Luma is a species,not a character

33 Tiny Kong Tiny Kong

She's much cooler than the other Mario girls.


34 Antasma

They introduce a brand new villain, brimming with potential, then toss him aside in favor of one of the most overrated (I love Bowser but he is overrated) characters in the series. Antasma got barely any screentime, but I love his design and hope he appears again someday.

Count Antasma should come back in later Mario games instead of Bowser's LMAO Army.

I remember the very first time my brother played Mario and Luigi Dream Team and beat Antasma on his new 3ds. He was a really cool looking character and I'm surprised he hasn't been in another game. - RosalinaX

Antasma should be a lot higher on this list.

35 Iggy Koopa Iggy Koopa

People don't see the true awesomeness of Iggy Koopa!

No, he has a crazy fanbase like the rest of his siblings. - Target

36 Penny Crygor
37 Baby Daisy Baby Daisy Baby Daisy is the infant version of the major character in the Mario Bros . franchise, Princess Daisy . She is known for her appearances as a playable character in Mario Kart Wii and Mario Kart 8 . She is also found as a playable character in Super Mario Sluggers for the Wii .

Baby Daisy is the least overatted character!

Baby Daisy is noisy, whiny, and hard to understand. Even Lakitu can’t really understand her.

That bitch doesn't deserve to be in here.

38 King K. Rool King K. Rool

King K. Rool deserves more credit I mean come on he's the archenemy of Donkey Kong.

He's more of a DK character than a Mario character - Randomator

HE'S IN SMASH BROS NOW! - 1234jacob

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40 Shy Guy Shy Guy

He deserves more attention and love from fans!

He's been in a ton of spinoffs recently. To the point of being overrated - Randomator

I love shy guy though

Ever since SMB2, Shy Guy barely makes any main game appearances. I'm talking about the platformers, by the way. Heshould either:
A) get his own game, like Toad should.
B) become a main game enemy instead of goombas and koopas being everywhere - ShyGuySwag

41 Cackletta

Best Female Villain Ever.

Don't trust Videogamefan5. I really like him, but I felt like I had no choice but to dislike the comments that show that he hates Cackletta.

Cackletta needs to be put on a lot of lists of best Mario characters (as Mario villains). What's wrong with her? One half-major complaint I have towards Cackletta is that she "tole Princess Peach's overly feminine, annoying voice. Isn't that part of the great story (which is actually the weakest most-major aspect [of a video game] out of presentation and gameplay)? Also, Princess Peach was not in her castle. She is one of the only major flaws M&L: SS has, but throughout the whole first half of this underrated game (Mario & Luigi is mainly underrated, especially BIS's predecessors), we do realize that Princess Peach's voice was not stolen. Princess Peach can be three-dimensional at times, but she is nowhere near as overrated as some Mario enemies such as Cackletta.

42 Dry Bowser Dry Bowser Dry Bowser is the fossilized version of the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise, Bowser. He first appeared in New Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo DS after Bowser had been dumped into the lava and was left with his skeleton. Since then, Dry Bowser has appeared as a villain in games like Super ...read more.

People hate him for being a Bowser clone yet I like him anyways

43 Cappy Cappy

Deserves more attention, he's awesomne with great motivations - darthvadern

44 Rex

I mean, they should really be in more games, and I feel that not enough people like them. - GentleTrouter

He is a toy story character - Minecraftisawesone

45 Larry Koopa Larry Koopa Larry Koopa is the youngest koopaling. He first appeared in Super Mario Bros 3, which came out in 1990. He is known for his blue mohawk hair. He was created by Nintendo.

More like overrated. He had no personality and has boring everything. - DCfnaf

He's my favorite koopaling. He is so clever, sneaky, mischievous, and cute.

46 Black Yoshi Black Yoshi


It’s just a stupid color!

47 Geno Geno

Finally! A PhantomStrider defender put Genoa on this list! In fact, Mario RPGS released before the 2010s such as Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars are criminally underappreciated! It is one of those video games that pay homage to Final Fantasy more than rip it off. It also has a soundtrack and graphics that both have LOTS OF personality. It is even one of the few times where Princess Peach is actually good and non-prissy (and wealthy instead) and thus non-annoying!

48 Mimi Mimikins
49 Tatanga Tatanga Tatanga is a villain from the Mario Bros. Franchise. He is known as Princess Daisy's arch nemesis as he has targeted her on kidnapping missions. His only appearance was in the 1989 game, Super Mario Land, in which he kidnapped Princess Daisy and was the main villain of the game against Mario.

Somehow I wish they would bring him back. - TopiTaupe

50 Kersti

So... why is Kersti even hated? - SoaPuffball

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