Top Ten Most Over-Hated Nintendo Characters of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Princess Peach Princess Peach Princess Peach is a major character in the Mario Bros. 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 Bros. 2, Super Mario Run, and even starred in ...read more.

I see a lot of hypocrisy with this character.

They hate her for being blonde, even though their beloved Rosalina (her hair is platinum blonde not white) and Zelda are also blonde.

They call her weak, even though they mention the games where she is an amazing character in fighting (not just smash).

They call her stupid, even though she can send letters to Mario with some items in them, and actually knows how to jump off an open platform (unlike Pauline, she could have escaped if she was conscious about the barrels and fireballs).

They call her bossy, obsessive and annoying, even though that's Amy, and used Kootie Pie (Wendy)'s "Daddykins is so bossy I could spit in his soup" quote just to make up another excuse to hate her.

They say her fanbase is annoying, even though the fanbase can't be controlled/manipulated.

They insult her for her voice (literally the most overused reason in history), even though that isn't even her (it's a real ...more - Qryzx

I don't really have an opinion on peach but I liked how Nintendo made super princess peach the only Mario game to have an enemy diary which is cool and also super princess peach was a really good game other than it being super hard to find and it being super overhated

People hate on this princess for the most dumb reasons like, because she gets kidnapped and she wears a pink dress. Why does Peach have to get all this hate - Aidanisawesome

People like to hate on peach on this website so much for the dumbest reason like she has a pink dress, she has blonde hair, or she bakes cakes for Mario she does not deserve this hate.

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2 Krystal

As much as the furry fandom is bad, Krystal also suffers from a horrible hatedom as well. Some blame her for ruining the Star Fox series when really, she didn't appear in Star Fox 64 and it's remake, as well as the SNES original, and she is not the worst fictional character in the world (she has flaws but still can be improved if given the right characterization or such). Krystal has been portrayed worse in the furry fandom than in the Star Fox games, as there is still hope left, if anything.

If you look up Krystal Smashified on YouTube (either the commentary or instrumental version, they both have it), there's a comment by D4rk Luminox that calls out the Krystal haters on their B.S. excuses. It's way too big to copy and paste here, but it's worth your time.

You know... I never really considered adding her to this list because I don't know much about Star Fox. however, after reading these comments and Browsing through the Internet myself, I'm glad that she's first. She definitely deserves either first or second behind bowser junior. - HeavyDonkeyKong

Not sure who has the worst hatedom; Krystal (Star Fox), Bowser Jr. (Mario), Pikachu (Pokemon) or Karel (Fire Emblem)? Either way, I cannot stand the haters of any of those characters.

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3 Bowser Junior

I've seen two Top Ten Hated Video Game Characters list with Bowser Jr in them. Both of them describe Bowser Jr as an annoying brat. I can see why people don't like him as a character in general, but as a VILLAIN I don't know why. Bowser Jr doesn't have some vengeance or hatred for Mario, he tries to defeat him to please his father. That's why I really like him as a character/villain. Also, I've never found him annoying. - DCfnaf

Bowser junior is cool

Favorite mario character

People hate Bowser Jr. simply because he's not the Koopalings, yet that doesn't stop the Koopalings from making an appearance in the later games since New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Then there's the fact that the Koopalings aren't Bowser's children anymore, but rather his cronies instead, with Jr. being his only son. But that's no excuse to hate on Bowser Jr.

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4 Toon Link Toon Link

Why is Toon Link number 3 on this list!?!? Are you kidding me!?

I don't hear many people complain about how people him, I hear mainly haters about peach - YOSHIA2121

Why are so many good Nintendo characters hated? I have no problem with Toon Link. I actually think its pretty interesting to play as a diffrent kind of Link. - nintendofan126

HOW?!

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5 Lana (Hyrule Warriors)

Let's hate a character because of their hair color and being an original character! Oh wait... - DCfnaf

6 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

I think that Pikachu haters are obnoxious. It is still a good Pokemon despite that you see it everywhere. (especially when you evolve it into Raichu)

Overhated? More like overrated! - RiverClanRocks

They hate him because he's the most well known Pokemon, even though he isn't the strongest and think he's overrated.

Quoting river clan rocks overhated more like overrated yes that is very true most people do not know any other than Pokemon than pikachu and I don't mind pikachu I like raichu and I absoluteley hate pichu

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7 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.

Absolutely! She doesn't deserve any hate! She's hated for two reasons.

1. She's ugly and annoying.

2. She was a brat in the T.V. show.

DID YOU PLAY PAPER JAM AND RIO 2016? She's awesome in both of those! - DCfnaf

8 Charizard Charizard Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Charizard first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. They have later appeared in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated ...read more.

Charizard is like Call of Duty. It was once overrated, yet it has so many haters now that it can't be called that anymore. - Garythesnail

I like Charizard but I prefer Blastoise. I don't think it's overrated, though. It is loved by many, yes, but still not overrated.

How is Pikachu the overrated rat more overhated than Charizard the hate collector?

I like him and he is super overrated and I've never heard anyone say they hate him well actually I've never heard anyone say he is not their faviroue Pokemon other than pikachu

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9 King Dedede King Dedede King Dedede is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory.
10 Princess Zelda Princess Zelda Princess Zelda is a fictional character in Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda video game series, created by Shigeru Miyamoto and introduced in its original entry in 1986.

Eh, she's cool, I guess.

The Contenders

11 Samus Aran Samus Aran Samus Aran is the protagonist of the Metroid science fiction action-adventure game series by Nintendo.

That's only because the DeviantART fangirls ran out of porn ideas. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Fanboys keep making porn images for her on DeviantART.
(On one hand makes sense cause she's so sexy but on the other hand its just obnoxious)

12 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.

I voted for this because somehow I don't think people understand what this list is really about...

He's annoying, but I wouldn't understand if he wasn't in the games

I'm toad! SO ANNOYING

13 Ridley Ridley Ridley is a villain from the Metroid series and a character from the Super Smash Bros. series. He's Samus Aran's archenemy and has been fighting her since day one with the first Metroid game in 1986. When Samus was three years old, Ridley murdered her parents in front of her. He is a member of the Space ...read more.
14 R.O.B. (Super Smash Bros Brawl)

Without ROB, we wouldn't have any of the Nintendo systems after NES.

15 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.

Those drated Luigi Fans are like"BUTT STOOPID MEHRIO Is MUNTAL! ".Look, its JUST A THEORY, A GAME THEORY! There is a big difference in fact and theory! People, Wake up!

P. S. Sorry for my screaming.

MAHRIOOO ES MUNTEL! U STOOPID WACH GAEM TEOY they R PURR FACCTT! - DCfnaf

16 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.

After Mario Kart Wii came out which was Rosalina's first playable appearance Mercedes Rose who portrayed Rosalina was replaced by a new actor in the Wii U games Mario Party 10, Mario Kart 8, Mario Tennis Ultra Smash and even the game that came out on the Nintendo 3DS last year Mario Party Star Rush. And that's how she got the old lady voice. Don't believe me? Go buy the four games and play them. They'll prove it to you.

True in fact the major of hatred is based on her old lady voice. Believe me I happen to be one of those people. Most times I feel like I'm going to vomit just by listening to that old lady voice alone.

"Old Lady voice"? Can you explain to me how she has an "Old Lady voice"? - ParkerFang

Rosalina used to be super popular now she's geting a lot of hate: Peach and Daisy fans and even Waluigi fans! - DaisyandRosalina

The most overhated character in the mario franchise... - PlayStationSolar

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17 Fawful Fawful Fawful, known in Japan as Gerakobits, is a fictional character appearing in the Mario & Luigi series of role-playing video games developed by AlphaDream.

An amazing character that gave me laughs upon laughs when rpg came out

Overrated not overhated. - DaisyandRosalina

Shouldn't be here and makes the funniest lines ever actually that just reminded me I'm going to watch rabbid Luigi now and here is one of the lines the mustard of your doom

Annoying piece of garbage

18 Princess Daisy (Mario) Princess Daisy (Mario) 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.

I'm digging to find Waluigi in this list but Daisy is a close second for me.

You have a point

Everyone is free to choose, you can like or hate a character, it's your opinion but Daisy haters are getting this too serious: they attack every Daisy fan and some of those want to KILL Daisy fans but why they hate Daisy? Mainly because "Hi I'm Daisy"... are you kidding? The Hi I'm Daisy is dead, just forget it, everyone can. Another reason? "Daisy is a Peach clonee! " No, Daisy and Peach aren't the same person and this isn't an opinion this is a FACT, this isn't Smash where different characters with the same moveset are clones, here different characters are different characters. And finally "Daisy vs Rosalina"... this wasn't true, stop it. That's why Daisy is over-hated.
Runner ups: Peach, Mario, Rosalina, Zelda, Krystal, Ice climbers.

19 Luma Luma

Who hates Luma? - DaisyandRosalina

20 Tingle

Yes, he is hated in the west, but that doesn't mean he is the absolutely most offensive and unacceptable fictional character in the entire planet (that goes to Shenzi, Banzai and Ed from The Lion King). People hate Tingle for various reasons, such as because of his looks or for being a rupee hog (if you read a game walkthrough you'll be fine). It's better to accept Tingle as just another addition in the Zelda games like you do with all the other characters rather than complain. If you don't like then don't look. Heck, he's not even that reoccurring as much as he used to be as the developers are aware of the west's dislike for him, and that a newer character such as Midna or Ghirahim may take over the position of being a reoccurring character despite the former being an ally and the latter being an enemy, so there is no need to worry about. Seriously, Tingle isn't something to be freaked out over.

He's just another NPC in the Zelda series. Not sure where the hate come from.

21 Navi Navi

Link should have squashed her.

I actually, um...kinda like Navi. - EspioTheChameleon

Hey! Listen!

:P sorry but... HHHEY! LIIISSSTEN!

22 Luigi Luigi Luigi 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 Luigi fans didn't understand? He's popular, almost nobody hates him. - DaisyandRosalina

Seriously? NOBODY HATES LUIGI!

I don't get why people hate Luigi. He's an interesting character that gets thrown under the bus by his more-popular-and-possibly-psychotic brother, Mario. - Nick-brick8

23 Pink Gold Peach Pink Gold Peach
24 Ice Climbers Ice Climbers

They don't suck in Smash! You just gotta get used to them!

People hate those 2 because they're too strong, but Meta Knight is even stronger and nobody cares. - DaisyandRosalina

yeah

25 Kirby Kirby Kirby is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. His first game was created in 1992, and the pink puffball has made his way into the hearts of fans of all ages.

Wait, let me get this straight.

Here we have one of the strongest beings in the universe, going toe-to-toe against the ultimate powers of good and evil, beings with unlimited capabilities, and creatures that can destroy dimensions with a thought. On top of that, he's probably the cutest thing in fictional history.

WHY THE HECK DOES EVERYONE HATE HIM?

Kirby is cool

26 Mewtwo Mewtwo Mewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.

Overrated not overhated. - DaisyandRosalina

27 The Doctor (Cave Story)
28 Lucina Lucina

I don't think she is a Marth clone due to being female and having long hair. Sure, they are similar, but not enough to be a clone or ripoff.

Not really hated because Lucina is one of the more popular characters in the Fire Emblem series. Plus, she's awesome. Unsure why peeps would hate her.

29 Kersti

She is hated because she comes from Paper Mario: Sticker Star, a game that most fans don't like because of the lack of new characters or returning ones from the first three Paper Mario games (although Parakarry is mentioned in a letter in Sticker Star, same with Goombella), but I do not see a problem with the game or Kersti whatsoever.

Why is Kersti even overhated again? - SoaPuffball

Wasn't a huge fan personally. Sticker Star was alright but Kersti isn't really that memorable and she really lacks gratitude when you help her. Plus she does next to nothing aside from paperizing. - Garythesnail

30 Marcus - Fire Emblem

People hate him because they think he is an experience hog (or whom steals experience points from others) when the fact that he can be useful both story-wise and even gameplay-wise as he can be used as a "meat shield" early in the game and served as the wise mentor to Eliwood and his father (and in the Japan-only Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade, Roy). The 'mentor is a paladin' archetype is a common staple in the Fire Emblem franchise, anyway, so there is no need to whine about it since this has been used before especially if you're familiar with the series. Both Seth (Fire Emblem The Sacred Stones) and Titania (Fire Emblem Path of Radiance) fit that archetype too, but they're loved, so why can't Marcus? Just because he is neither a young pretty boy or a hot chick doesn't mean you have to be mean. It is better not to judge by looks. How would you feel if some kind person in your family looked like him? Seriously, come on.

31 Tricky the Triceratops

People think he's a "small annoying creature" when he isn't. Plus, in Star Fox Adventures, Tricky can be useful in some situations, and grows up to be a ruler of Sauria during the time of Star Fox Assault.

32 Metal Face
33 Princess Ruto (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)
34 Princess Midna (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)

Why do people hate Midna? She is awesome in both of her forms. (although I may be more partial to her imp form)

35 Birdo (Mario Series) Birdo (Mario Series) 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.
36 Karel - Fire Emblem

Even though he's one of the game's more popular characters, thanks to his development between FE7 and FE6 (shame the latter never left Japan), he still suffers from having a rotten hatedom who hates him either because he's violent, psychotic, effeminate or because the majority prefer Harken over Karel when it comes to said chapter, simply because Harken has better stats, weapons or looks more manly. Some think of Karel as a ripoff of Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII) when he's not. Honestly, he isn't an antagonist or villain like Sephiroth is, so stop demonizing the Sword Demon (no pun intended) and comparing him to every villain you see.

I swear, Karel has one of the worst hatedoms.

37 Eliwood - Fire Emblem

Not much of a hatedom, but he does not get as much love as Lyn and Hector do despite all three sharing the role of the main protagonist. If trained well, he can turn out to be useful, especially as a Knight Lord. If it weren't for Eliwood, then there would be Roy. (He is Roy's father in case you are curious! )

I also get annoyed of all the dumb nicknames some haters come up with him. I mean, "Smellywood"... Seriously, people? What kind of nickname is that?!

38 Slippy Toad Slippy Toad

It is all because people think he is annoying, when the fact he can be very helpful to Fox. In fact, he is the main protagonist of Star Fox Guard. (which is awesome, even if I'm a Fox fan)

39 Zorua Zorua Zorua, known in Japan as the same name, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
40 Litten Litten Litten, known in Japan as Nyabby, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Often hated just because it is a new Pokemon, looks "edgy", most fans prefer Charmander more than any other Fire starter, and it has a name that sounds like "litter" when the truth is that it may refer to "light" instead.

Pfft please this little piece of trash is loved for some reason no one hates it - InklingSethO

Although Litten has fans, there are still a majority out there who prefer Rowlet or Popplio over it. But that didn't stop me from choosing Litten as my starter. (Plus, who doesn't like the awesomeness known as Incineroar? )

41 Chrom (Fire Emblem Awakening)
42 Katt Monroe (Star Fox Command)

Katt's appearance in Star Fox Command is often hated because she has a different fur color and looks nothing like she did in Star Fox 64. SHE'S STILL THE SAME CHARACTER, PEOPLE! Why can't you accept a character's look for what it is instead of whining all over again on how it doesn't look the way you want it to look?...

43 Ness Ness
44 Lucario Lucario Lucario is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Lucario first appeared as a central character in the film Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and later appeared in the video games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and subsequent sequels, also appearing ...read more.

Needs to be number 1

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