Most Overrated Mario Characters
The Top Ten
At one point, Luigi was underrated... Then that God awful Game Theory video came out. Now everyone hates Mario and thinks that Luigi is so much better.
I like Luigi, but I think he's overrated because his fanbase always insists on putting Luigi as a poor victim of the "bad Mario". In short, His fanbase hate Mario without any concrete reason. They hate Mario because think that "he always gets the glory and mistreats Luigi". what? Mario doesn't have any guilt of having more protagonist than Luigi and be the "famous brother". He's always the center of attention because was created for this ro le in the games, and not because he despises his brother. There is no proof that Mario ever mistreated or abused Luigi in his life. They are brothers, not enemies, for god sake. This overrated victimization that fans created around Luigi is boring.
I like Luigi, but by the standards of the fandom he's rather overrated.
Everyone pretty much hates Mario and worships Luigi like an idol head.
Luigi is a decent character, but his fanbase annoys me. I mean, they treat Mario like he is the son of Satan while they praise Luigi like a god. It annoys me so much... - EpicJakeV 31 Comments
Yoshi should be number one. His fans don't think he is overrated and he is. I don't hate Yoshi, but he's just a dinosaur with the same personality as Mario...but he's cute and has cool abilities. Nothing special or developed the way Luigi, Rosalina, Bowser, and Wario are. - DCfnaf
Toad is more overrated than Yoshi. Toad now got his own game that is great while Yoshi's last game (Yoshi's New Island) was pure crap. Toad is even playable in more mainstream Mario games like 3D World while Yoshi got replaced by a crappy Yoshi ripoff.
I used to like Yoshi, but he's so overrated that it just sickens me that on top ten best Mario characters he's number 1 on there and has a bunch of comments like, "Yoshi is so adorable! He's so cute! " "Yoshi Is awesome and he can eat anything! " So it makes it hard for me to like Yoshi anymore.
First of all: Mario does NOT have the same personality as Yoshi. All Mario even DOES to him is punch him over and over again and DITCH him to get to a far away platform...all because he wants an overrated, gullible, annoying princess. Yoshi is my favorite and he was around longer than rosalina or daisy ever was. I just don't like Peach. I mean she keeps FALLING for bowsers tricks over and over again. She doesn't even NOTICE. What a FOOLV 48 Comments
People keep saying that Rosalina has not been in enough games to be considered overrated. Daisy, yes has been in more games than Rosalina but, Rosalina has been in more major games than Daisy. Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart with Baby Rosalina, and SUPER Mario 3D WORLD. Daisy is in Mario Kart with Baby Daisy but she isn't in Smash Bros. 3D World was fine with 4 characters until Nintendo included fan service. Rosalina's appearances are just that. Fan service. People also say Peach needs to be taken out of Mario spin-off titles. Princess Peach has been and still is a staple character in the franchise while Rosalina is a relatively recent character. Finally there's reason Nintendo won't let Rosalina kidnapped. She doesn't need to be. Where Peach was created for the sole purpose of being damsel-in-distress, Rosalina was created to help guide Mario in Galaxy and Galaxy 2 and nothing else. She would have stopped there if it weren't for her fanbase. And the fanbase is what makes Rosalina ...more
Rosalina is now a staple character like all the other characters. Nintendo is allowed to make characters become staple. - DCfnaf
I love Rosalina, but there are problems I have with her. First off, people that say Daisy is a Peach clone need to understand that Rosalina isn't close to being different from Peach in terms of facial features; hell in all of the appearances she makes, Nintendo decided to strip her character and make her more of a Space Peach instead. Second, she isn't THAT perfect as her fanboys make her up to be. Her final smash in my opinion, is fairy weak if not timed right, but then her fans insinuate that it's because I'm "butthurt" about Daisy. I actually don't care about Daisy!
And while we're on the subject of her fanboys, they, if not all, can be insufferably annoying. Let's face it, all of you only care about her looks. "SHES SO SMEXXY I WANNA DO HER! WHO CARES SHES HOT! 11! 1! 1! SHE TOO MATURE AND TOO BEAUTIFUL SHES PERFECT" And I'm sorry, I think that's pretty shallow, and I thought Link's fangirls had it bad.
Most of the Rosalina Haters are actually Daisy fans. I'm not a big fanboy of Rosalina but most of Rosalina's haters defend Daisy. - DCfnaf
I think the Daisy fans are overreacting. Rosalina's still in less than 10 games while Daisy's in over 20 games. Rosalina deserves to be more playable because she was ignored the last years. So please calm down! Jeez.
Rosalina should appear in more than 80 games & Princess Daisy should appear in more than 90 games.
Wasn't that bad prior to 2010, but now she's just being pasted into everything as the new Peach. Even has a new baby form. Ugh. - HiImFartyV 78 Comments
There is no aspect of him that is original. Not only does he look like a knock-off of Baby Bowser, he's done the Koopa Clown Car concept to death all on his own. Sure, he can breathe fire, but then again, the Koopalings could do that and better. He can operate machinery? Not that impressive when this is in the same world where an armless chestnut can swing a baseball bat. On top of that, he's a bigger brat than Wendy and more cowardly than Luigi or any of the Toads. The fact that he's Bowser's second-in-command by nepotism alone and that he's Miyamoto's "Creator's Pet" doesn't help.
Bowser Jr. Is in EVERY Mario game. He's way too overused! In a LOAD of games is Bowser playable and his kid. And if that's not enough we got the 'dead' version of Bowser, playable, too! THREE BOWSERS, all of them playable! Bowser Jr. Is overused and overrated.
If people hate clone characters like metal Mario then why does everyone like bowser jr? Seriously. How am I the only one who realizes that Bowser Jr is basically baby bowser with a bib with teeth and a paintbrush and clown car. But those are all small differences. So he is an unoriginal character. He should be just as hated as metal Mario and pink gold peach. And you thought the koopalings were bad. Bowser Jr is worse.
" And you thought the koopalings were bad."
kooplings r worst. Most of them look practically the same as each other, they all have little to no personality, & they do the exact same thing every f-ing boss fight with them. Boring y do people even like those stupid useless filler bosses? Yea I don't like baby bowser clone, but at least his boss fights r different each time & he gives more to bowser as a whole than those useless filler bosses.
Yeah, I have to agree with this. When I play a new adventure game I like to be surprised by the bosses. Even the original NSMB game had the common sense to use surprise world bosses. Afterwards, it was nothing but the same stale koopaling formula of "fight the koopalings seven times and nothing else." We have the same formula which uses the same boss characters being used in different games. It feels like we're playing the same game over and over again. What's worse is how the koopalings give the creators a fantastic excuse to be downright uncreative. Instead of a variety of bosses we get the same squad of mini-Bowsers. It's pathetic.
Didn't care for them in the old days, hate the koopalings now. Having the same set of boss characters thrown in your face over and over is annoying and lazy. Just imagine if every Megaman game had the same robot masters.
Oh, these guys. Yeah, having the same set of boss characters thrown in your face over and over again is obnoxious and lazy.
Seven copy and paste bastards who only exist to be filler for something of actual variety. God, I hate the koopalings.V 72 Comments
It's just ridiculous that the fanboys are whining and ranting all the time just because Rosalina is in more than 6 games playable. Daisy's in over 20 games! Hello?
I'd say maybe its because unlike Rosalina, she's a lot more notorious when it comes to hate. (Due to her catchphrase) It seems apparent that Rosalina is becoming the most popular princess on the Internet due to her beauty. Rosalina is in a small number of games due to what a recent character.
Can her fans SERIOUSLY shut up? They give Rosalina unwarranted hate because they feel like Daisy does nothing anymore, but she does since they haven't gotten rid of her! Not to mention Rosalina is NOT replacing Daisy. Then again, her hate base is not better. They are cancer. - DCfnaf
Yesterday I realized that I owe all Daisy fans and even haters an apology. I haven't been respecting your opinions lately and have been a hypocrite. And I am not the only one. Most of us say that the haters are mean and rude to the character. Well I realized that I am being mean to REAL people for defending a FAKE character. Well I am still not saying that Daisy haters are nice, but I owe all fans of Yoshi, Daisy, Rosalina, and others an apology. And it goes the same for haters. ANd everyone else, please be nicer. - Drawbox
Her fan base thinks she's better than she really is, but everyone else seems to have the right idea about herV 20 Comments
I have no idea what's so great on this... Thing...
You are not liking Fawful? I have chortles! I gather the tears of the hating fink-rats who are of the hating of Fawful and use the tears that have fury as the water with which I make my lemonade of tastiness!
I am liking Fawful! You have happiness at the fact that there are no hating fink rats and they just believe that Fawful is praised as much as a pie of wow! - DCfnaf
He isn't funny and is just plain annoying and sad
Not overrated as he is only in a few games but he is a horrible character - YOSHIA2121V 8 Comments
Character-specific stat boosts shouldn't ever have been included in Mario Kart Wii because these made Funky Kong try to invade Mario Kart Wii online gameplay. My advice for you, Nintendo, is that: if you're going to include statistics for each character, make it evenly balanced instead of stat bonuses.
But he's so fantastic. He's funny, clever, kind, and a all-around great character. I just wish he was playable. Maybe as MK8 DLC? We already have enough versions or Mario and Peach, Nintendo. Give us something better. We didn't need Baby versions, or Metal versions, heck, the power-ups like tanooki Mario and cat peach sucked. Nintendo, in pack three of MK8 DLC, give of characters that are from other games, like Pikachu, Pokemon, or Ganondorf. If you don't, give us Funky Kong, King Boo, Dry Bones, candy kong, Petey Piranha, honey queen, Diddy/Dixie Kong, Kamek, tiny kong, something we want! Not just clones of Mario and Peach! We don't want Green Bronze Luigi, either!
Back in Mario Kart Wii, Funky Kong was among the other new characters, Now, although Funky is fairly obscure, there is nothing particularly wrong with the actual character. The problem came when everyone online started using him on the Flame Runner because of his ridiculously high speed! You want Bowser Jr. ? FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! How about Rosalina? FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! Oh look! Toad! King Boo! Bowser! DIDDY KONG! NOPE! FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! ARGHHH! I CAN'T STAND FUNKY! I HATE HIM! Thank goodness he's gone from Mario Kart. Whew! But before you know it, another DLC pack will be announced, and guess who will be included? Diddy Kong? NOPE! FUNKY FUNKY MONKEY ON THE FLAME RUNNER! GRRR!
I miss lanky and chunky - DapperPickleV 9 Comments
Is in way too many games and we need a break from his marge like voice - YOSHIA2121
Toad is overrated. - DCfnaf
How? No one on this site likes him and no one I know likes other than me and siblings. - Drawbox
Toad's really starting to steal Yoshi's Spotlight. I want a mainstream Mario game (except 64 DS), where Yoshi's one of the playables. I want to collect stars or save the princess with Yoshi. What is so great about Toad?
Wait when has toad stole the spotlight of yoshi? Everybody keeps saying he is the best mario character constantly. - spodermanfan1000
How is he overrated? Pretty much everyone on this site except me hates him. Toad's pretty cool and they should replace Dr. Mario in SSB with him(Dr. Mario is crap) - DrawboxV 9 Comments
People dare complain about Rosalina being in everything but Toadette gets a pass. Logic, my friends. - DCfnaf
You are very welcome, friend. I just don't get it. You are 100% correct, Toadette is totally overrated. I don't know why Nintendo loves using her. Probably because she is basically a palette swap of Toad. Toadette doesn't have everything Rosalina does. In fact, Rosalina should be lower due to her recent hate. - DCfnaf
That's just me or Toadette is starting to be more overrated recently? - DaisyandRosalina
She sucks and is overrated in Mario kart double dash - YOSHIA2121
Peach is used to much because she's the top girl. No one notices daisy toadette or rosalina. People are too concerned about pink preschool looking princesses.
Too much love for her when she's basically ditsy.
Luigi should not be number one. Peach is just overrated as hell
MORE LIKE OVERRHATED FOLKS! - DrawboxV 41 Comments
The first comment here is proving EVERYONE'S point here. Baby Luigi is overrated because it's a baby form of Luigi. No wonder Baby Peach is hated! - DCfnaf
No one like baby Luigi no one like Little Luigi when he was a baby
I liked baby Luigi. Was the cutest baby in PiT, and wasn't an annoying brat like baby peach. Favorite baby actually
Your comment is proving our point. Wasn't Baby Mario also a brat? - DCfnaf
Yes he is overrated - DCfnaf
Original the character, do not steel!
Metal Mario is like what Funky kong was in Mario kart wii.
Most overused character in Mario Kart 7. The OP is the B-Dasher and those Red Monster tires. - recaller
what - YOSHIA2121
Why he should be underrated? Because Nintendo use him as a spin-off filler? This is literally why he was created. Oh and his fanbase is CRAZY. - DaisyandRosalina
The fans are too rude with me!
He's not even near overrated he's underrated like Roy Koopa, Ludwig von Koopa and diddy kong
He sucks and is a complete failure to the Mario series - YOSHIA2121V 4 Comments
Krapalings should be higher, especially this one. Larry does the same thing over and over yet gets love because of his Mohawk. - DCfnaf
Why has Bowsers skeleton become more popular than he is
But he's so awesome. He's funny, clever, kind, and a all-around great character. I just wish he was playable. Maybe as MK8 DLC? We already have enough versions or Mario and Peach, Nintendo. Give us something better. We didn't need Baby versions, or Metal versions, heck, the power up ones were just dumb. Nintendo, in pack three of MK8 DLC, give of characters that are from other games, like Sonic, Pokemon, or Metriod. If you don't, give us E Gadd, King Boo, Plessie, Baby Yoshi, Petey Piranha, Bowser Jr, Diddy/Dixie Kong, Kamek, Birdo, something we want! Not just clones of Mario and Peach! We don't want Green Silver Luigi, either! - ShyGuySwag
E Gadd is awesome! - DCfnaf
what - YOSHIA2121
HOW IS E-GADD SO FAR DOWN! HE IS AMAZING! Some people.V 1 Comment
The apprentice witch or whatever from WarioWare, I assume?V 2 Comments
She gets way too much love for being ditzy, girly, vain and dainty (actually, I found out that Pink Gold Peach was actually elite since she is a Mario Kart character no matter how unnecessary she is).
Love how nathaniel bandy despises her - YOSHIA2121
I love her
Nintendo never puts any villains besides Bowser in the main series. They should go for variety, like add the past characters (Wart etc. ) back in.
Bowser is one of the most complex and interesting characters in the franchise. He shouldn't be on this list. - DCfnaf
There's a reason why he's "overrated"
awesome - YOSHIA2121V 3 Comments
Related ListsMost Overrated Mario Kart Characters Top Ten Best Mario Characters Top Ten Mario Kart Wii Characters Coolest Mario Characters Top Ten Mario Kart DS Characters
List StatsUpdated 26 May 2017
3 years, 319 days old
Top Remixes (21)
3. Baby Luigi
View All 21