10 Most Underrated Mario CharactersCelestius
The Top Ten
This girl deserves to be number one on this list. Trust me, I used to hate Peach for some reason but now I actually enjoy playing as her. Those stupid haters don't have any good reasons for why Peach is terrible. At least she tries to help Mario when she's not kidnapped and has a variety of attacks. Plus, how do you not like her design? I honestly love it lol. - RosalinaX
What's interesting is that she still sends small gifts WHEN kidnapped in some games. Despite her Princess look, for some reason I don't view her as a Princess (weird, I know). - Qryzx
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!
True, she's surely an underrated character - darthvadern
Isn't there a difference between underrated and overhated?
Underrated: Someone/Something that feels like doesn't get enough attention.
Overhated: Someone/Something that gets too much negative attention.
I think overhated is a better term, due to the fact she clearly gets a lot of attention and most of it is negative.
I'm not going to repeat myself like on the other comment, I'll just say the reasons people hate her are stupid and overused. - Qryzx
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
He's isn't underrated. He's the main character for god's sake. - RosalinaX
No, he's good but underrated he's not - darthvadernV 40 Comments
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
And they said Luigi was underrated. This guy deserves a year to himself, Nintendo. He has been a staple character in the Mario franchise since Super Mario Bros back in 1985 and this guy still gets no recognition.Even though he's a normal citizen who does regular things on a daily basis, he still tries to help Mario save Princess Peach. Does anyone even remember New Super Mario Bros Wii or something? This guy is awesome and haters have to back off because they have no reason to hate. - RosalinaX
Eh, I hate him thanks to a troll who used to roam this site back in the day - darthvadern
Nintendo seriously needs to make him more playable or appear in smash as his own character. I mean, even in the new Super Mario Party they're making him the host instead of being playable.
Great job, Nintendo. He was one of my favorite characters. - RosalinaX
It took her nearly 40 years for her to finally become playable. Meanwhile characters like Cat Peach are added right away. I can't think of a character more underrated than Pauline.
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
As she stands, I have no liking towards her. - Qryzx
She has gotten some praise since Super Mario Odyssey though - darthvadernV 17 Comments
I do like Toad because of his voice but he should deserve some love and Nintendo should to get him in Smash.
Not in Smash even know Nintendo is well aware that we want him in smash. He also doesn't have a series about him.
He's a bit of both - darthvadern
He is so underrated, he is only fifth place. He was never in smash.V 36 Comments
Why is he considered overrated? He deserves to be on this list. Those stupid krapalings have no personality compared to this guy. - RosalinaX
Not really - darthvadern
i LOVE him
He's the man! well turtleV 2 Comments
Are you kidding me? She's like one of the most underrated - darthvadern
I think people hate birdo beacause it was evil.
Get her in Aces and Deluxe. Now. Must
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. - HELLADERE120V 5 Comments
Ludwig is like the least underrated Koopaling though - darthvadern
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)
In mario bros and friends: when I grow up Ludwig von koopa is cute!
This is the most popular koopaling... - DCfnafV 3 Comments
Well I guess so - darthvadern
No boo is cute - AnimeSucksAzz969x
Oh yeah - Noudritman123
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.
This list proves that Wendy is underrated.
"Extremely Sissy Spoiled Brats like Wendy O Koopa deserve:
1. To get her Ass/Butt kicked by the Super Mario Bros."
Stop being an immature Wendy hater, Peach fan. - RosalinaX
Unfairly the most hated Koopaling - darthvadern
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
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? - RosalinaXV 10 Comments
Wario is awesome. Should be in the top 10.
Awesome games, great personality, and is fun to use in Smash.
Screw Waluigi, Wario is much better.
BETTER Then Waluigi. Wario is funny. - RosalinaX
True, he's one of my favourite mario characters - darthvadern
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. - DCfnafV 5 Comments
I still can't believe so many people hate her. Like, seriously, Daisy and Peach fans have to STOP. Haters hate her for the dumbest of reasons such as her design and the fact that she appeared in a lot of games, but that's just absolutely stupid. People literally can't take a new hairstyle and character design these days. - RosalinaX
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
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.
Yes. You read that right. Because she's APPEARING IN MORE GAMES, SHE'S HATED. WHAT'S WRONG WITH HAVING A CHARACTER APPEAR ...more - DCfnaf
She used to be overrated, look at the hate she is getting now. People hate her because she is sexy. Whoops I mean emo hair. I think people cannot take a new hairstyle for a mario character.V 38 Comments
Nah, not really - darthvadern
i hate her - myusernameisthis
Daisy is underrated even in this list!
Rosalina have the 8th place and Peach the 1st?
You should be...
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.V 17 Comments
Um it's Mario - darthvadern
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
One of my mains in spin-offs - darthvadern
He should be used more in games like smash bros and RPGs
Koopa is an awesome turtle who looks a whole lot like yellow Yoshi.V 2 Comments
Toadette can't do anything...
The best female character in the series after Rosalina. - RosalinaX
Better than Toad - darthvadern
One of the greatest female characters in the game. - RockStarrV 9 Comments
He makes up for great boss a lot - darthvadern
The funniest thing the Mario franchise ever created, creating a frightening creature into a hilarious one is a brilliant feat - Enmanu16
One of the best bosses made for Mario, and doesn't get to be playable anymore. What a shame.V 2 Comments
Nothing too special - darthvadern
This is the guy from Super Mario Galaxy, right?
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?
The opposite - darthvadern
Well lets just put it this way! He is underrated on YouTube if you know what I mean!
Can we actually have some underrated Mario characters!
(though Yoshi is the best Mario character)
Yoshi may be 1st, still isn't high enough. Gotta get to that sweet 0.9! - BreckinV 5 Comments
He is quite overrated and gets a pass while being a clone - darthvadern
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.
That's a Wario character - darthvadern
The WarioWare series is a spinoff of the main series and because it's part of the Mario franchise; it's considered a Mario character, since Mona is a character by Nintendo and Nintendo also made Mario. - starryrcad
Still not in Smash Ultimate, not even as an unlockable or an assist trophy.
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!
Unfortunately, the only character from WarioWare that gets any attention from Nintendo or the fans is Ashley.V 1 Comment
No, he's not underrated in the slightest - darthvadern
He has killed Mario more times than other enemies.
He's known - darthvadern
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.
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
He's the true mastermind behind everything. Without him, no Bowser - darthvadern
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 - shawnmccaul22V 2 Comments
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
Such an awesome villian - darthvadern
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.V 1 Comment
He's actually been recieving a lot more attention - darthvadern
He's alright - darthvadern
Cool enemy - darthvadern
This creature is a result of a zombie apocalypse with a sprinkle of my dog having a spasm and Tom Brady losing the Super Bowl. - RosalinaX
This is eye gore. A living disgrace to Mario characters. - RosalinaX
2 words: Eye gore. - RosalinaX
Um no - darthvadernV 10 Comments
Luma. How terrible that you only appeared in Super Mario Galaxy because Nintendo can't bother with putting you in another game. This is sad. - RosalinaX
Good - darthvadern
Luma is honestly way too underrated! - Breckin
Luma is just as Overatted as Rosalina! Plus Luma is a species,not a character
Another Donkey Kong character - darthvadern
NOT A MARIO CHARACTER STOP - RosalinaX
She's much cooler than the other Mario girls.
Cackletta plus Fawful equals awesomeness.
Fawful gets all attention - darthvadern
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.V 1 Comment
Deserves more attention, he's awesomne with great motivations - darthvadern
Favourite Koopaling - darthvadern
People don't see the true awesomeness of Iggy Koopa!
No, he has a crazy fanbase like the rest of his siblings. - Target
Eww. Who put this thing on this list? - RosalinaX
Look at all the undeserved hate he gets just because he curbstomps newbies.
A DK character but awesome - darthvadern
HE'S IN SMASH BROS NOW! - 1234jacobV 2 Comments
Isn't that more of a Donkey Kong character? - darthvadern
Still better than Pink Gold Peach.
That's just mean, saying Dixie Kong is better than Princess Daisy!
She doesn't deserve to be on any Mario list, underrated or overrated. That's how bad she is. - RosalinaX
She deserves hate - darthvadern
Baby Daisy is noisy, whiny, and hard to understand. Even Lakitu can’t really understand her.
Baby Daisy is the least overatted character!V 1 Comment
Wario character - darthvadern
I love shy guy though
Overrated - darthvadern
He deserves more attention and love from fans!
He's been in a ton of spinoffs recently. To the point of being overrated - Randomator
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
I like him a lot honestly - darthvadern
People hate him for being a Bowser clone yet I like him anyways
Not really underrated but I love him - darthvadern
I think that he was supposed to be "Mario Kart 8" but was replaced by Pink Gold Peach. Also he should be in more Mario games.
Great and powerful TTYD partner - darthvadern
Underrated enemy - darthvadern
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
Not really, although I like him - darthvadern
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.
Good yoshi - darthvadern
It’s just a stupid color!
Crown from Sticker Star - darthvadern
So... why is Kersti even hated? - SoaPuffball
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!
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